SPORTS

MAN UNITED JOB OFFER: “DEFINITELY NOT”-GUARDIOLA_Ehiabhi Femi

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he would never manage Manchester United and would prefer to go on holiday than take over at Old Trafford.Guardiola was on United’s radar to replace Sir Alex Ferguson but had already agreed to join Bayern Munich when the Scot retired in 2013. The Spaniard said his status at City… Continue reading MAN UNITED JOB OFFER: “DEFINITELY NOT”-GUARDIOLA_Ehiabhi Femi

DISASTER

176 DIE IN IRAN BOEING 737 CRASH_Ada Nkong

All 176 people on board a Ukraine International Airlines flight were killed when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran, the country's Press TV reported. The Boeing 737 jet took off early Wednesday morning with 167 passengers and nine crew on board, Press TV reported, citing Ali Khashani, a senior public… Continue reading 176 DIE IN IRAN BOEING 737 CRASH_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

GOODLUCK JONATHAN DENIES COMMENTS ON 2023 ELECTIONS_Ada Nkong

Following reports in some sections of the media that he is considering contesting elections in 2023, former President Goodluck Jonathan says has that he is not under pressure to contest the 2023 presidential election but rather he focused on promoting peace and sustainable democracy across the African continent.A statement issued by his Media Aide, Ikechukwu… Continue reading GOODLUCK JONATHAN DENIES COMMENTS ON 2023 ELECTIONS_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

CAF AWARDS: SADIO AND ASISAT ARE KING AND QUEEN OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, RESPECTIVELY_Ehiabhi Femi

Africa crowned the footballing kings and queens of the mother continent at a star-studded ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt. Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and Barcelona forward Asisat Oshoala picked up the top awards for African Men's and Women's Player of the Year after an outstanding calendar year. Algeria's Djamel Belmadi was rewarded for his… Continue reading CAF AWARDS: SADIO AND ASISAT ARE KING AND QUEEN OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, RESPECTIVELY_Ehiabhi Femi

INSURANCE

RECAPITALIZATION: SIX (6) INSURANCE COMPANIES INDICATE INTEREST TO MERGE_Ehiabhi Femi

As part of their efforts to meet the regulator’s recapitalisation requirements six (6) insurance companies have notified the National Insurance Commission of their plans to merge. The Director, Policy and Regulation at NAICOM, Pius Agboola, who spoke to our correspondent, said that some other insurance companies were also looking for partners to merge. “Only six… Continue reading RECAPITALIZATION: SIX (6) INSURANCE COMPANIES INDICATE INTEREST TO MERGE_Ehiabhi Femi

DISASTER · EDUCATION

DESPERATION OF STUDENTS, CAUSE OF STAMPEDE_Ehiabhi Femi

The management of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, says desperation of some students to force their ways into a 500-seat Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre led to a stampede, causing injuries of some of them. Mr. Ademola Adekoya, LASU’s Spokesman, said on Monday in Lagos that some anxious students wanted to be among the first… Continue reading DESPERATION OF STUDENTS, CAUSE OF STAMPEDE_Ehiabhi Femi

WORLD NEWS

US EMBASSY ATTACKED BY IRAN_Ada Nkong

The United States Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, came under attack on Sunday as multiple rockets were launched at it. Daily Mail reports that the rockets fired at the Embassy hit an apartment complex instead, killing civilians. According to residents, three explosions rang out, heard inside the heavily-fortified Green Zone, home to the US Embassy and the seat of Iraq’s… Continue reading US EMBASSY ATTACKED BY IRAN_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS QUALIFIERS: NIGERIA WOMEN CANQUALIFY-IMOUDU_Ehiabhi Femi

The Head coach of Nigeria beach volleyball team, Francis Imoudu is confident the women’s team can qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after dominating the zone 3 2020 qualifiers in Laboma, Ghana. At the women’s championship, Nigeria recorded two victories beating Benin Republic twice 2-0 (21-3, 21-7) and 2-0 (21-17, 21-16). The Nigerian ladies then… Continue reading TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS QUALIFIERS: NIGERIA WOMEN CANQUALIFY-IMOUDU_Ehiabhi Femi

TRAVELS

US WARNS CITIZENS AGAINST TRAVELLING TO NIGERIA_Ada Nkong

Following Fridays killing of an Iranian general by the US, the US government has warned its citizens against travelling to Nigeria.A statement published on its website, has the US Embassy in Nigeria admonished American citizens to maintain low profile and take personal security measures across the country. According to the Statement, it has no specific… Continue reading US WARNS CITIZENS AGAINST TRAVELLING TO NIGERIA_Ada Nkong