Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has congratulated Odion Ighalo, on his first goal with the club. Ighalo marked his first start for the Red Devils, by scoring the second goal in their 5-0 win over Club Brugge in the Europa League. The victory ensured United qualified for the round of 16 with a 6-1 […]

Mexico has returned an ancient bronze sculpture to Nigeria after thwarting an attempt to smuggle it into the country. Head of Mexico National Institute of Anthropology and History Diego Prieto said the artefact is a beautiful bronze piece, and being of Nigerian heritage, it should return to its home. The artefact is from Nigeria south-western […]

China three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang has been banned from competing for eight years for missing a doping test in September 2018. The 28-year-old was initially cleared of wrongdoing by Fina, the swimming federation, in January 2019. Following an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the decision has been overturned. […]

The Federal government says the proposed  National Agency for the Education and Rehabilitation of Repentant Insurgents in Nigeria will get its funding from the Universal Basic Education Commission and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. Other sources of funding include- donations, grants, annual subventions from the government and counterpart funding from the six North-East states of […]

The sacked All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, says he has accepted the Supreme Court judgments nullifying his election. Lyon said in a statement that he has no choice but to accept the decision of the apex court to maintain its earlier judgment on the review exercise. He said that as […]

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. He was confirmed to be positive by University of Lagos Teaching Hospital. In a statement issued by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, in the early hours today, the case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria […]

The Rivers State Police Command has rescued 24 babies from a baby factory at the Woji area of Obio-Akpor Local government area of Rivers State. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the baby factory was burst by men of the Eagle Crack Squad who acted on credible information. Omoni who […]

The authorities in Indonesian have appealed to the Saudi Government to exempt pilgrims from Indonesia in their decision to ban foreigners to enter Riyadh for religious visits This comes after President Joko Widodo says he “respects” the decision of the Saudi Arabian government to ban foreigners from entering the country for religious visits. The ban […]

Popular Nigerian singer and winner of Idols West Africa 2007, Timi Dakolo has lost his father. The singer who was recently appointed as a Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Government on Entertainment announced his father’s death on his Instagram page. The popular singer who also recently celebrated his Valentine’s day in style with his […]

Manchester City came from behind to shock Real Madrid in their last sixteen UEFA Champions League match in Spain Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne scored late in the game to give city a 2-1 win. Elsewhere Lyon beat Juventua by a lone goal

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