Liverpool Beat Southampton To Take Title Race To Final Day

  Jurgen Klopp rated Liverpool’s chances of winning the Premier League as “not likely but possible” after the under-strength quadruple chasers took the title race to the final day of the season with a 2-1 win against Southampton on Tuesday. After Liverpool defeated Chelsea on penalties in a gruelling FA Cup final just three days … Continue reading Liverpool Beat Southampton To Take Title Race To Final Day

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Osinbajo Accepts ‘Leadership Person Of The Year’ Award

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday was formally presented with the award for Leadership Person of the Year 2021 at the Leadership Newspapers’ Annual Conference and Awards ceremony in Abuja. In January, Osinbajo had been named the Leadership Person of the Year 2021, alongside the Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. … Continue reading Osinbajo Accepts ‘Leadership Person Of The Year’ Award

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Sanwo-Olu Calls For Peace During APC Congresses, Primaries

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during the forthcoming primary elections and congresses of the party in the State.

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Buhari Congratulates New Somali President, Promises Peacekeeping Support

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday congratulated the newly elected Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mahmud, “for successfully staging a comeback after being unseated in 2017.” According to a statement signed by presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu, the President said that “the re-election of Hassan Mahmud is a significant indication that the people of Somalia appreciate his … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates New Somali President, Promises Peacekeeping Support

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Stop IPOB From Using Your Platform To Incite Violence, Lai Mohammed Tells Facebook

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has asked Facebook and other social media platforms to stop allowing the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to use their platforms to incite violence and instigate ethnic hatred in Nigeria. The Minister made the demand in Abuja on Tuesday at a meeting with a … Continue reading Stop IPOB From Using Your Platform To Incite Violence, Lai Mohammed Tells Facebook

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Court Discharges Restraining Order From Sacking Emefiele Over Presidential Ambition

  A Delta State High Court sitting in Kwale has discharged an order restraining the board of the Central Bank of Nigeria from initiating a process to remove its current Governor, Godwin Emefiele, over his ambition to run for President in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. Justice Daniel Maidoh granted the … Continue reading Court Discharges Restraining Order From Sacking Emefiele Over Presidential Ambition

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Queen Elizabeth II Visits New Elizabeth Railway Line

  Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday made a surprise appearance at a new railway line named in her honour, after health issues prevented her attending recent events. The 96-year-old monarch smiled as she visited Paddington Station in London to see the new Elizabeth line, a major new railway that is set to speed up transport … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II Visits New Elizabeth Railway Line

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Sweden, Finland To Submit NATO Membership Bid Wednesday

  Finland and Sweden will submit their bids to join NATO together Wednesday, the two Nordic countries announced, despite Turkey’s threat to block the military alliance’s expansion. “I’m happy we have taken the same path and we can do it together,” Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said Tuesday during a joint press conference with Finnish … Continue reading Sweden, Finland To Submit NATO Membership Bid Wednesday

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APC Governorship Primary: Police Warn Against Violence, Thuggery In Niger

  Ahead of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the police authorities have warned residents of Niger State against violence and thuggery. The warning was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Wasiu Abiodun, saying adequate security measures have been put in place … Continue reading APC Governorship Primary: Police Warn Against Violence, Thuggery In Niger

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Deborah Samuel: NBA Calls For Swift Prosecution Of Suspects

  The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned extra-judicial killings in any part of the country, describing them as reprehensible, barbaric and unacceptable. A statement signed by the President of the bar, Olumide Akpata also called on security agencies to do more to stem these ugly developments, and to ensure that the perpetrators of these heinous … Continue reading Deborah Samuel: NBA Calls For Swift Prosecution Of Suspects

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