Burkina Faso Defeat Tunisia Again As Hero Ouattara Turns Villain

  Dango Ouattara scored on the stroke of half-time as 10-man Burkina Faso completed a hat-trick of Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final victories over Tunisia with a 1-0 win in Garoua on Saturday. Hero Ouattara turned villain eight minutes from time when a yellow card for elbowing Ali Maaloul was changed to a red after the Botswana … Continue reading Burkina Faso Defeat Tunisia Again As Hero Ouattara Turns Villain

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Participate In Local Politics Or Stop Complaining, Says Soludo

  Anambra State Governor-Elect, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has called on more Nigerians to participate in local politics as a way to turn around the nation’s fortunes. Professor Soludo made the comment while speaking in Abuja on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of the pioneer class of the School of Politics, Policy and Governance founded by … Continue reading Participate In Local Politics Or Stop Complaining, Says Soludo

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Toko-Ekambi Goals Fire Cameroon Into Cup Of Nations Semi-Finals

  Cameroon are through to the semi-finals of their Africa Cup of Nations after Karl Toko-Ekambi’s double fired them to a 2-0 win over Gambia on Saturday in the hosts’ first game at the tournament since the deadly crush in Yaounde. French-born Lyon striker Toko-Ekambi scored two goals in the space of eight minutes at … Continue reading Toko-Ekambi Goals Fire Cameroon Into Cup Of Nations Semi-Finals

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Adama Traore Rejoins Barca On Loan From Wolves

  Spain international Adama Traore will return to Barcelona after signing from Wolves on loan until the end of the season, the two clubs announced on Saturday. Barca said they would pay Traore’s wages and there is an option to make the deal permanent. Traore, 26, came up through the academy at Camp Nou and made … Continue reading Adama Traore Rejoins Barca On Loan From Wolves

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EFCC Detains VON DG, Osita Okechukwu

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday detained the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) Mr. Osita Okechukwu. He was reportedly detained over a case of conspiracy, abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds to the tune of N1.3billion. READ ALSO: Police Arrest Three Suspects Accused Of Killing Lady For Ritual … Continue reading EFCC Detains VON DG, Osita Okechukwu

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First 11: Nigeria’s AFCON Crash + This Week’s Biggest Sports Stories

It’s been a week of drama at the Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria’s shocking loss to Tunisia, and the red cards that marred the competition, were major talking points in the last seven days. Heartbroken fans trolled Maduka Okoye and Alex Iwobi following the defeat which sent out one of the tournament favourites.

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Ukraine Calls On West To Be ‘Firm’ In Russia Talks

  Kyiv on Saturday urged the West to remain “vigilant and firm” in its talks with Russia, as US President Joe Biden announced a small troop deployment to eastern Europe amid fears Moscow could invade Ukraine.  Washington’s top defence officials warned Friday the Kremlin had massed enough troops and hardware at the border to threaten … Continue reading Ukraine Calls On West To Be ‘Firm’ In Russia Talks

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Recruitment Remains Our Responsibility, PSC Tells Protesting Workers

  The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said that it remains solely responsible for the recruitment of Police Officers from the rank of Constables to Cadet Inspectors and Cadet ASPs. The commission said this is a constitutional mandate and had been affirmed by the Court of Appeal. This was in reaction to the protest and … Continue reading Recruitment Remains Our Responsibility, PSC Tells Protesting Workers

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Barty Makes History After Winning First Australian Open

  An imperious Ashleigh Barty said it was a dream come true after on Saturday becoming the first Australian to win her home Grand Slam in 44 years, but the memories made along the way were more important than the trophy. The world number one was 5-1 down in the second set against fearless American Danielle Collins … Continue reading Barty Makes History After Winning First Australian Open

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Thousands Of Flights Canceled As Eastern US Braces For Winter Storm

  Thousands of flights in the United States were canceled Saturday as parts of the East Coast braced for a shellacking by a powerful winter storm packing heavy snow and high winds. Places in the North East, including New York and Boston, were expected to bear the brunt of the far-reaching system, which is also … Continue reading Thousands Of Flights Canceled As Eastern US Braces For Winter Storm

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