Supreme Court Ruling: Yari Calls For Calm As APC Loses Zamfara

  Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has called on members of his party, the All Progressives Congress, in the state to remain “calm, peaceful and law-abiding”. The Governor, who was reacting to the judgement of the Supreme Court nullifying the victory of APC candidates in Zamfara, on Saturday, said he has accepted the verdict … Continue reading Supreme Court Ruling: Yari Calls For Calm As APC Loses Zamfara

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Valencia Defeat Barcelona To Win Copa Del Rey

  Barcelona wanted a trophy to ease their Champions League heartache but instead fell to another shock defeat as Valencia pulled off a thrilling 2-1 victory on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey.  Chasing a record fifth consecutive triumph, Barca were undone by a relentless and gutsy Valencia side, who hung on after Lionel … Continue reading Valencia Defeat Barcelona To Win Copa Del Rey

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US Judge Deals Blow To Trump’s Border Wall Plans

  A US federal judge dealt a blow on Friday to President Donald Trump’s signature wall project, issuing a temporary injunction against using Defense Department funds to pay for barriers on the border with Mexico. Trump declared an emergency in a bid to bypass Congress and obtain money for border wall construction after a standoff … Continue reading US Judge Deals Blow To Trump’s Border Wall Plans

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PDP Congratulates Zamfara Gov-Elect, Matawalle

  The Peoples Democratic Party has congratulated its candidate, Mr Bello Matawalle, for being declared the governor-elect of Zamfara State by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The party also congratulates all of its candidates who were declared lawmakers-elect in reaction to the Supreme Court judgment which nullified the victory of the All Progressives Congress in … Continue reading PDP Congratulates Zamfara Gov-Elect, Matawalle

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Putintseva Beats Zidansek, Claims First WTA Title

  Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva secured her first ever WTA singles title in Nuremberg on Saturday with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over Slovenia’s Tamara Zidansek. First seed Putintseva, 24, came back from a set down to win on the Nuremberg clay. The victory gives the world number 39 a WTA title at the third attempt. … Continue reading Putintseva Beats Zidansek, Claims First WTA Title

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Neil Lennon Appointed As Celtic Manager

  Neil Lennon was offered the Celtic manager’s job on a permanent basis after the Hoops completed an unprecedented third consecutive domestic treble by lifting the Scottish Cup on Saturday. “We are delighted to announce that Neil Lennon has been offered the job as permanent #CelticFC manager,” Celtic said in a statement after beating Hearts … Continue reading Neil Lennon Appointed As Celtic Manager

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EFCC Probes MTN’s Listing

  Telcoms giant MTN has said its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange is the subject of an enquiry by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. MTN, which was listed on the Exchange last week, however, said it had not been accused of any wrongdoing by the EFCC. According to a statement by the Company … Continue reading EFCC Probes MTN’s Listing

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US Judge Blocks Mississippi ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban

  A US federal judge Friday blocked Mississippi’s strict abortion law which would have banned the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy. The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable — from six weeks — was passed in March and was due to go into effect on July 1. “Here we go again. Mississippi has passed another law … Continue reading US Judge Blocks Mississippi ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban

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INEC’s Full Statement Declaring PDP Candidates Winners Of Zamfara Elections

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winners of the governorship elections in Zamfara State. Chairman of the Commission, Mahmoud Yakubu, made the declaration on Saturday following the Supreme Court’s judgment which nullified the victory of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress on Friday. Read … Continue reading INEC’s Full Statement Declaring PDP Candidates Winners Of Zamfara Elections

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PSG Coach Tuchel Extends Deal To 2021

  Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his deal with the French Ligue 1 champions through to June 2021, the club announced on Saturday. The 45-year-old German took over in June 2018 and despite winning Ligue 1 has come under scrutiny after the Parisian club’s defeat to Manchester United in the Champions League last … Continue reading PSG Coach Tuchel Extends Deal To 2021

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