Ex-South American Football Boss Involved In FIFA Corruption Scandal, Dies

Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz, a key suspect in the huge FIFA corruption scandal investigated by the US Justice Department, has died aged 90 in Asuncion, medical sources said. The United States had sought to extradite the Paraguayan — one of the most powerful men in South American football — to face trial … Continue reading Ex-South American Football Boss Involved In FIFA Corruption Scandal, Dies

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Court Bids Launched To Stop Johnson Suspending UK Parliament

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament just weeks before Britain’s EU departure date faced legal challenges on Thursday following a furious outcry from pro-Europeans and MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit. Johnson announced the surprise decision Wednesday to dismiss parliament — known as proroguing — for nearly five weeks next month, claiming it was … Continue reading Court Bids Launched To Stop Johnson Suspending UK Parliament

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Why Twitter Temporarily Restricted Activist, Aisha Yesufu

Micro-blogging site, Twitter, “temporarily restricted” the account of activist Aisha Yesufu for a couple of hours on Thursday. Yesufu is a co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign. The account was restored after several Nigerians with large following on Twitter reacted to the development, urging Twitter to restore Yesufu’s account. A former minister … Continue reading Why Twitter Temporarily Restricted Activist, Aisha Yesufu

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Court Fixes Date To Hear Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

  The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed September 2 for further hearing in the application seeking the final forfeiture of $40million worth of jewellery from the premises of the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The application was brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted … Continue reading Court Fixes Date To Hear Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

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Nigerians Engaging In Criminal Activities Abroad Do Not Represent Our Values – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says that the few Nigerians abroad indulging in criminal activities do not represent the values of the majority of the people of the country. President Buhari disclosed this on Thursday in Yokohama, Japan while meeting with leaders of the Nigerian Community living in Japan on the sidelines of the Seventh Tokyo International … Continue reading Nigerians Engaging In Criminal Activities Abroad Do Not Represent Our Values – Buhari

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Governor Lalong Appoints New SSG, Chief Of Staff

  Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has appointment Professor Danladi Abok Atu as the Secretary to the Government. The governor also appointed Noel K. Donjur as his Chief of Staff. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Thursday by the Director of Press and Public Affairs Makut Simon Macham. Macham said the appointments are … Continue reading Governor Lalong Appoints New SSG, Chief Of Staff

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Buhari Woos Foreign Investors In Japan, Says Nigeria Has Attractive Opportunities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday wooed foreign investors at the ongoing seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) assuring them of good returns. President Buhari disclosed this while presenting the country’s statement at Plenary Session Three on “Public-Private Business Dialogue” at the conference in Yokohama, Japan. “Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some … Continue reading Buhari Woos Foreign Investors In Japan, Says Nigeria Has Attractive Opportunities

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Japan PM Warns Africa About Debt As China Grows Presence

  Japan’s prime minister on Thursday warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that some blame for damaging the finances of developing nations. Addressing leaders from several African nations at a development conference in Yokohama, Shinzo Abe stressed that Tokyo was promoting “quality” infrastructure exports and … Continue reading Japan PM Warns Africa About Debt As China Grows Presence

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Serena Survives US Open Challenge From Teen McNally

  Serena Williams withstood a brave display from 17-year-old American wildcard Caty McNally at the US Open on Wednesday to keep her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title intact. READ ALSO: Federer Rallies Past Dzumhur To Reach US Open Third Round Williams, a six-time champion in New York, recovered from dropping the opening … Continue reading Serena Survives US Open Challenge From Teen McNally

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Meet 9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

  At just 9-years-old, Basil Okpara is making a name for himself in the area of coding and gaming. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game … Continue reading Meet 9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

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