‘A Terrible Tragedy’: Osinbajo Condemns Killing Of Woman, Children In Anambra

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the killing of Hajira Jubril and her children in Anambra State, describing it as "a terrible tragedy". 

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Zaniolo Fires Mourinho’s Roma To Conference League Triumph 

Nicolo Zaniolo won Roma their first-ever major European trophy on Wednesday with the only goal in a 1-0 win over Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final.

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Chelsea Sale Gets Green Light From UK Government

  The British government announced Wednesday it had approved Todd Boehly’s £4.25 billion ($5.3 billion) purchase of Chelsea football club from the sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. The Premier League club was put on the market in early March, days before Abramovich was sanctioned by Britain following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The billionaire, also the … Continue reading Chelsea Sale Gets Green Light From UK Government

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Benue Speaker Beats Deputy Governor To Win PDP Governorship Ticket

The Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Benue.

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U.S. Consulate, OBN Academy Launch Basketball Camp For Underserved Youths

  The United States Consulate-General, Lagos and the Organised Basketball Network (OBN) Academy have launched a sports diplomacy programme ‘Uplift African Youth Through Basketball’ for 100 boys and girls aged 6-18 from underserved communities in Rivers State. The basketball camp provided the participants with an opportunity to learn from mentors, including alumni of the U.S. … Continue reading U.S. Consulate, OBN Academy Launch Basketball Camp For Underserved Youths

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Tensions Rise Ahead Of DR Congo Presidential Election

  DR Congo’s presidential election is over a year away, but political tensions are escalating in the vast and volatile country as candidates line up and fears grow the vote will be fraudulent. Elections in the central African nation frequently turn violent, with dozens of protesters killed. They are also often criticised by observers. But … Continue reading Tensions Rise Ahead Of DR Congo Presidential Election

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UPDATED: Peter Obi Dumps PDP, Withdraws From Party’s Presidential Primary

  Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He announced his resignation from the party in a letter dated May 24 and addressed to the National Chairman of the main opposition party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu. Besides dumping the PDP, the presidential aspirant also said he … Continue reading UPDATED: Peter Obi Dumps PDP, Withdraws From Party’s Presidential Primary

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Fintiri, Makinde, Uba, Ikonne, Others Win PDP Governorship Primaries

  Winners have emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducts its governorship primaries across various states ahead of the general elections in 2023. Some of the states where delegates trooped to the venue of the exercise included Oyo, Ogun, Benue, Kaduna, Taraba, Bauchi, and Abia, among others. In some cases, the exercises were monitored … Continue reading Fintiri, Makinde, Uba, Ikonne, Others Win PDP Governorship Primaries

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Channels TV Wins Brand Africa Award

  Multiple award-winning station Channels Television has won the Brand Africa award as Nigeria’s Most Admired Media Brand. Brand Africa is a non-profit intergenerational organisation that inspires a brand-led African renaissance to transform the continent’s image. These include driving Africa’s competitiveness, connecting Africa, and creating a positive image of the continent. READ ALSO: Channels Television … Continue reading Channels TV Wins Brand Africa Award

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At Least 22 Killed In Latest Police Raid On Rio Favela

    An anti-crime operation in a Rio de Janeiro slum left at least 22 people dead Tuesday, officials said, a year after the bloodiest-ever favela raid in the city’s history. A further seven people were hospitalized, according to health officials, while police said one of the victims was a female bystander felled by a … Continue reading At Least 22 Killed In Latest Police Raid On Rio Favela

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