No mercy for misfiring Messi- Nigeria coach

Nigeria have no sympathy for the struggles of Argentina striker Lionel Messi at the World Cup and will do everything they can to bring his tournament to a premature end when the teams meet...

DRC forests threatened by illegal logging- NGO

The Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the “green lungs” of the planet, is threatened by illegal logging, says Tuesday the NGO Global Witness which asks timber importing countries including France to take measures. “It is not...

Nigeria, Argentina, Iceland play ‘must-win’ games to qualify for World Cup knockouts

Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland will be battling to join Croatia in the knockout stages of the World Cup. All three have a chance of qualifying; Nigeria needs a win or draw, Argentina and Iceland...

Enugu Assembly passes N17 billion supplementary budget

The Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a supplementary budget of N17.10 billion to augment capital and recurrent expenditures of the government. Newsmen reports that the supplementary budget as passed is made up of N10.7...

Oshiomhole’s election will strengthen APC –NDDC boss

Mr Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), says  the election of Mr Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will strengthen the party. Ekere, who...

WHO sees Ebola outbreak under control in Congo

The spread of Ebola seems to have been stopped in Congo, less than three months after the outbreak of the deadly disease was declared, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Tuesday. “The UN agency...

Niger govt. lauds IFAD-VCDP for introducing farmers’ forum

The Niger Government on Tuesday commended the Value Chain Development Program of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD-VCDP) for initiating the Commodity Alliance Forum (CAF) for farmers in the state. Malam Haruna Dukku, the...

President Buhari calls for calm following the killings in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm following the killings in Jos, the Plateau State capital, which occurred over the weekend. While describing the attacks as painful and regrettable, he, however, assured residents that the...

Ecologist advocates mitigation measures, proper planning to prevent flood

An Ecologist, Mr David Michael, has called for the adoption of effective mitigation measures and proper plans to prevent flooding in the country. Michael, who is the Executive Director, Global Initiative for Food Security and...

Obasanjo, others condole with singer Dbanj over son’s death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has commiserated with popular singer, Daniel Oyebanjo, a.k.a Dbanj over the death of his son David Jnr. Dbanj confirmed the death of David, fondly referred to as Daniel the 3rd on...

Nigeria Vs Argentina: Fans warn Super Eagles against defensive play

Some supporters of the Super Eagles have warned the team against defensive play in their third group match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Nigerian national team will file out against Argentina in...

Exhibit team-spirit, unity against Agentina – Chukwu urges Eagles

Christian Chukwu, a former Super Eagles Coach on Monday advised the team to exhibit team-spirit in order to defeat Argentina in their last group match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Newsmen reports that...

Ethiopians donate blood to victims receiving medical care

Solidarity is building up in Ethiopia two days after the grenade attack on a political rally by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Addis Ababa football fans gathered at the National Red Cross to donate blood...

Senegal, Japan draw in exciting game at Yekaterinburg

Senegal were held to a 2-2 draw by Japan in their second 2018 FIFA World Cup Group H match at the Yekaterinburg Stadium in Russia on Sunday. The result means, the Teranga Lions stay top in Group...