Man City Inflict More Pain On Man Utd To Top Premier League

  Manchester City took a huge step towards retaining the Premier League title as a 2-0 win at Manchester United on Wednesday took them a point clear of Liverpool at the top of the table with three games to go. Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane struck for the visitors in 12 second-half minutes at Old … Continue reading Man City Inflict More Pain On Man Utd To Top Premier League

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Wolves Dent Arsenal’s Top-Four Hopes

  Arsenal suffered a setback in the Premier League’s top-four race on Wednesday after falling to a 3-1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers. Details later…

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Atletico Win Five-Goal Thriller With Valencia To Delay Barca Celebrations

  Atletico Madrid delayed Barcelona winning La Liga by a few days at least after Alvaro Morata and Antoine Griezmann each scored in a 3-2 victory over Valencia on Wednesday. Defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano would have crowned Barca kings of Spain for a 26th time in their history, with the Catalans now set to … Continue reading Atletico Win Five-Goal Thriller With Valencia To Delay Barca Celebrations

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9th Assembly Tussle: In A Democratic Set Up, There Is No Favoured Candidate – Hon Lawal

   Mr Abubakar Lawal has said that any move which seeks to impose leaders for the 9th National Assembly is undemocratic and inequitable.  The lawmaker representing Yola North, Yola South and Gire in the House of Representatives made this assertion on Wednesday, while featuring as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Mr Lawal … Continue reading 9th Assembly Tussle: In A Democratic Set Up, There Is No Favoured Candidate – Hon Lawal

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9th Assembly: I Don’t Think APC Has Learnt Its Mistake From 2015, Says Sani

  The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Mr Shehu Sani, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) may not have learnt its lessons from the 2015 incident that saw Senator Bukola Saraki and Honourable Yakubu Dogara emerge as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively. While appearing as a guest … Continue reading 9th Assembly: I Don’t Think APC Has Learnt Its Mistake From 2015, Says Sani

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Saudi Faces Rising Criticism After Mass Execution

  Saudi Arabia faced worldwide criticism Wednesday for its mass execution of a group made up mostly of people from the kingdom’s Shiite Muslim minority, some of whom the UN said were minors when charged. UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet condemned Riyadh’s Tuesday execution of 37 Saudi nationals, saying “it was particularly abhorrent that at … Continue reading Saudi Faces Rising Criticism After Mass Execution

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Football Fan Loses Finger While Celebrating Club’s Promotion

  A fan of Dutch team FC Twente lost a finger when he clambered over a fence to celebrate his team’s promotion to the first division, a supporters group said on Wednesday. The supporter’s painful afternoon occurred when the final whistle blew on a 0-0 draw against Young AZ Alkmaar on Monday, a result which … Continue reading Football Fan Loses Finger While Celebrating Club’s Promotion

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US Denies Having Advance Intelligence On Sri Lanka Attacks

  The US ambassador to Sri Lanka has denied the United States had prior knowledge of the Easter militant attacks that it passed to the Colombo government, CNN television reported Wednesday. “We had no prior knowledge of these attacks,” US ambassador Alaina Teplitz told the US channel in an interview on the suicide attacks on Sunday that killed … Continue reading US Denies Having Advance Intelligence On Sri Lanka Attacks

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Barca Open: Nadal Survives Early Scare, Beats Argentina’s Mayer

  Rafael Nadal survived an early scare at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday by coming from a set down to beat Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer and seal his place in the last 16. Nadal, who is attempting to win the tournament for a record 12th time, was made to work hard for his 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, … Continue reading Barca Open: Nadal Survives Early Scare, Beats Argentina’s Mayer

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FIFA Bans Eight Players, Agent For Life Over Match-Fixing

  FIFA issued eight-lifetime bans to current and former players and an agent on Wednesday after they were found guilty of match manipulation. Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo and ex-Trinidad and Tobago defender Keyeno Thomas were among those suspended from all football-related activities over attempts to rig matches at international level. World football’s governing … Continue reading FIFA Bans Eight Players, Agent For Life Over Match-Fixing

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