Injured Messi To Miss Argentina Friendly Against Morocco

  Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup. Barcelona star Messi started the fixture following a self-imposed eight-month exile in which he missed six friendlies since the tournament in … Continue reading Injured Messi To Miss Argentina Friendly Against Morocco

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UK Calls For ‘Peaceful And Transparent’ Supplementary Elections

  The United Kingdom has called for a peaceful process as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducts supplementary elections in some states. The UK said this via a tweet from the verified handle of the British High Commission in Nigeria on Friday. It said it would deploy election observes in some of the states … Continue reading UK Calls For ‘Peaceful And Transparent’ Supplementary Elections

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Death Rumour: El-Rufai Cautions Nigerians Against Spreading Fake News

  The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has cautioned Nigerians against the spread of fake news. His statement follows death rumours from alleged involvement in a car accident. The governor stated this during a welcome dinner organised for him by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after his arrival from a one week holiday … Continue reading Death Rumour: El-Rufai Cautions Nigerians Against Spreading Fake News

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Borno Senator, Abba Aji Challenges Shettima’s Victory At Tribunal

  The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Mohammed Abba Aji, has challenged Governor Kashim Shettima’s victory in the Borno Central senatorial district election. Abba Aji filed a petition at the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in north-east Nigeria. His appeal was among the early petitions at the … Continue reading Borno Senator, Abba Aji Challenges Shettima’s Victory At Tribunal

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VIDEO: Drama In Bauchi As Voters Chase Politicians From Polling Unit

  There was drama on Saturday at a polling unit in Bauchi State where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting a supplementary election. Some electorate chased politicians from disrupting the process at Kagadama polling unit in Dass Local Government Area of the state. LIVE: Supplementary Elections Hold In 17 States, FCT They resisted … Continue reading VIDEO: Drama In Bauchi As Voters Chase Politicians From Polling Unit

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Griezmann Stars As France Thrash Moldova In Euro 2020 Qualifier

  Winger Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as World Cup winners France easily beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday. The Atletico Madrid attacker opened the scoring in the 24th minute of the Group H encounter before crossing for Raphael Varane to double the scores three … Continue reading Griezmann Stars As France Thrash Moldova In Euro 2020 Qualifier

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Serena Survives Scare To Advance In Miami

  Serena Williams survived an “irresponsible” second set lapse on Friday to see off Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 in her second-round opener of the WTA and ATP Miami Open. “I wasn’t really happy with my performance,” admitted the 23-time Grand Slam champion, who is playing in just her third tournament of 2019 having … Continue reading Serena Survives Scare To Advance In Miami

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Djokovic, Osaka Win Miami Openers As Thiem Tumbles

  Novak Djokovic put his Indian Wells disappointment behind him on Friday at the ATP and WTA Miami Open with a ruthless 7-6 (7/2) 6-2 destruction of Australian Bernard Tomic to move into the third round. The Serbian world number one endured a meek exit at the hands of German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the California … Continue reading Djokovic, Osaka Win Miami Openers As Thiem Tumbles

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Death Toll Rises To 64 In China Factory Blast

  The death toll in a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 64 Saturday but rescuers found a survivor among more than two dozen still missing in the debris of one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years. Thursday’s explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial … Continue reading Death Toll Rises To 64 In China Factory Blast

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Panic As Cyclone Trevor, Veronica Hit Australian Cities

  A “very destructive” category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia’s remote northern coast on Saturday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on the country’s west. Cyclone Trevor, pushing a big storm tide and packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour (150 mph), made landfall on the sparsely populated Northern Territory coast … Continue reading Panic As Cyclone Trevor, Veronica Hit Australian Cities

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