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Friday, July 19, 2019

Odion Ighalo closes in on Afcon top scorer award, equals Rashidi Yekini’s record

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has inched closer to emerging the highest goal scorer at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after bagging his fifth goal...

Sudan protesters, army rulers sign power-sharing deal

Sudan’s protesters and ruling generals Wednesday signed a power sharing deal, paving the way for a civilian administration, a key demand of demonstrators since president Omar al-Bashir was...

Afcon: Tunisia’s Mouez Hassen, Youssef Msakni ruled out of Nigeria clash

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen and captain Youssef Msakni have been ruled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth-place playoff against Nigeria on Wednesday. Hassen suffered a head...

Wizkid’s manager, babymama accuse singer of domestic violence

NET Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid’s manager and the mother of his third child, Jada Pollock has accused him allegedly of domestic violence. Pollock made the allegations on Wednesday when she...

VP Osinbajo: Federal government revived 11 fertiliser blending plants

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says 11 fertiliser blending plants with a capacity of 2.1 million metric tonnes have been revived across the country. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a...

30 bus passengers kidnapped in northwest Cameroon

About 30 bus passengers were abducted by Cameroon’s armed separatists on Friday along Fundong-Bamenda highway in the Northwest. The area is one of the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Cameroon. “Three...

Operation crush Algeria: We must play to instructions – Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles’ defender Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to...

Feuding Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni to meet in Angola

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are on Friday expected to meet in Angola and shed more light on the political tensions affecting their...

Transparency: Police, parliament, judiciary top list of ‘corrupt institutions’ in Nigeria

The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday. The survey is titled: “Global...

Afcon: Senegal and Tunisia to clash in semi-final

Senegal will take on Tunisia in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) at 30 June Stadium on Sunday. The Cartage Eagles demolished Madagascar 3-0 with...

GTBank named Best Bank in Africa at Euromoney awards

Foremost African financial institution Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the Best Bank in Africa 2019 by Euromoney at its annual Awards for Excellence, which held in...

Bank union pickets Ecobank over alleged non-payment of severance allowance for sacked 900 staff

Members of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Thursday morning picketed the headquarters of Ecobank PLC on Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island...

NICArb tasks federal government to position Nigeria as arbitration hub in Africa

The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NICArb) has called on the Federal Government to position Nigeria as an arbitration hub in Africa. Addressing journalists at a press conference in Lagos,...

OPS commends federal government for signing AfCFTA

The Organised Private Sector (OPS), has expressed satisfaction with the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by Federal Government. Members of the OPS who spoke to newsmen...

Shock as France admits Libyan rebel forces using its Javelin missiles

France said yesterday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions...

Alassane Ouattara: ECOWAS should rule on single currency by 2020

Ivory Coast Presidency/Agence France-Presse Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara has said West African nations who meet the criteria to join the single currency should do so by 2020. Ouattara said this...

Lecturer emerges maiden Rotary Club president in Ibadan community

Pool Photo Mr Idowu Adewumi, a lecturer and Director of Information and Communication Technology at the Federal College of Agriculture, Ibadan, has been installed as the first president of...

Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan – MTN subscribers

Mobile internet services were restored across Sudan Tuesday following a court order, weeks after the ruling generals imposed a blockade in the wake of a brutal crackdown on protesters. Demonstrators...

Afcon: South Africa favourites for trophy – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr claims Bafana Bafana are firm favourites to lift the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following their impressive 1-0 win against Egypt in the...

Afcon: It will be mistake for Senegal to underestimate Benin – Aliou Cisse

Shutterstock Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has warned his side against ‘underestimating’ Benin when they meet in the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Squirrels will be...


Angry Protesters Resist SARS Officials’ Attempt To Arrest Alleged Yahoo Boys In Warri (Video)

There was serious commotion in Warri area of Delta state today after protesters stopped SARS officials from arresting suspected Yahoo boys.

Why I Withdrew Suit Against APC – Buhari’s Ex-Minister, Shittu

Shittu had challenged his disqualification from participating in the APC governorship primary at the High Court and Appeal Court.

You Can Get Prepaid Meters And Pay Later – NERC Tells Customers

According to NERC, the one-phase prepaid meter will be available for N36, 992 and three-phase for N67,055.


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