Banditry: Masari Orders Immediate Reopening Of Filling Stations, Cattle Markets In Katsina

  Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has approved for the immediate reopening of all filling stations and cattle markets earlier closed down on account of cattle rustling and armed banditry in the state. The governor however instructed the two Emirate Councils in the State to admonish District and Village Heads of the affected … Continue reading Banditry: Masari Orders Immediate Reopening Of Filling Stations, Cattle Markets In Katsina

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2023: North Will Not Vote Based On Sentiment As Done To Buhari – Northern Elders

  Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, the Northern Elders Forum has said the region will support only a Presidential candidate who has the capacity to address the nation’s socio-economic and security problems irrespective of where the person comes from. The elders say they will no longer vote for a candidate based on sentiments as … Continue reading 2023: North Will Not Vote Based On Sentiment As Done To Buhari – Northern Elders

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Super-Sub Coutinho Caps Villa Revival To Frustrate Man Utd

  Philippe Coutinho made a dream debut for Aston Villa as the Brazil star’s late equaliser capped a thrilling fightback from two goals down against Manchester United in Saturday’s 2-2 draw. Four years after he last played in the Premier League with Liverpool, Coutinho made an instant impact on his return to England following his … Continue reading Super-Sub Coutinho Caps Villa Revival To Frustrate Man Utd

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Nigeria Put Three Past Sudan To Qualify For Round Of 16

  The Super Eagles on Saturday put up a strong performance to beat Sudan 3-1 in their second match at the 2021 Africa Nations Cup being held in Cameroon. The Eagles have now qualified for the Round of 16 regardless of what happens in the other remaining Group D games. After beating Egypt in their … Continue reading Nigeria Put Three Past Sudan To Qualify For Round Of 16

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First 11: AFCON Refereeing Drama + Other Big Sports Stories This Week

Actions continued at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) this week. Several teams including hosts, Cameroon, booked their spots in the next round of the competition. Novak Djokovic's Australian Open ordeal also took another twist. 

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Ghana’s Tetteh Banned Three Games For Throwing Punch

  Ghana striker Benjamin Tetteh will serve a three-match suspension after punching an opponent during a mass brawl following Friday’s 1-1 draw with Gabon at the Africa Cup of Nations. Tensions boiled over as Ghana were enraged by a late equaliser that Gabon scored after opting not to return the ball when the Black Stars … Continue reading Ghana’s Tetteh Banned Three Games For Throwing Punch

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Five Killed, Houses Burnt After Farmers-Herders Clash In Ogun

  Five persons have been reported killed in a fresh clash between farmers and herders in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State. Properties including four houses, maize bans, and other valuables were also burnt during the clash. According to locals, trouble started on Wednesday when herders and some Ohori farmers engaged in a bloody … Continue reading Five Killed, Houses Burnt After Farmers-Herders Clash In Ogun

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Tsunami Hits Tonga, US West Coast On Alert After Volcano Erupts

  Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast.  Dramatic images from space showed the moment the latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai sent a mushroom of smoke and ash into … Continue reading Tsunami Hits Tonga, US West Coast On Alert After Volcano Erupts

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Wike Donates N50m To Widows Of Fallen Heroes

  Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the donation of N50million for the empowerment of widows of fallen heroes. The governor announced this on Saturday in commemoration of 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. Governor Wike led members of the state executive council and leaders of other arms of government and institutions … Continue reading Wike Donates N50m To Widows Of Fallen Heroes

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PDP Demands More Attention To Welfare Of Soldiers, Families

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday called on the Federal Government to pay more attention to the welfare of military officials and the families of fallen heroes. In a statement signed by PDP spokesperson Debo Ologunagba commemorating the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, the opposition party also asked for the provision of adequate equipment … Continue reading PDP Demands More Attention To Welfare Of Soldiers, Families

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