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NPFL: Lobi Unstoppable; Beat Pillars to Go 6 Points Clear

Lobi Stars of Makurdi are unstoppable in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as their continue their quest for glory as they handed a 1-0 defeat to former...

Napoli beat Juventus to Send Italian League Title Race to Wire

Kalidou Koulibaly headed Napoli back into the Serie A title race with a dramatic last-minute goal to down leaders, Juventus 1-0 at Allianz Stadium. The Senegalese...

Salah Wins PFA Player of the Year 2017-18 Award

Mohamed Salah has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18. The Liverpool forward, 25, beat Kevin de Bruyne, Harry Kane,...

Rivaldo to Neymar: Go to Real Madrid in order to be world best

Rivaldo has said that that the Brazilian international Neymar cannot fulfil his potential in Paris “I have already said that Neymar can be the best player in the...

World’s Biggest Sperm Bank Wants Easier Access to Donor Sperm to Boost European Population

The world’s largest sperm bank has recently warned the European Union (EU) that access to donor sperms must be improved to reinvigorate the continent’s birth rates,...

Why I Resigned from Arsenal, Says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has hinted that growing supporter unrest influenced his decision to quit Arsenal at the end of the season. The 68-year-old saw his side beat West Ham 4-1...

A new baby for the British royal family

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a boy, Kensington Palace has revealed. The Palace tweeted out the news, stating that the child was delivered safely at...

Bayelsa Agog as New Varsity Plans First Matriculation

*We’re proud of your achievements says  Govt* The Bayelsa State Government has congratulated the management and staff of the University of Africa Toru-Orua in...

Forbes to Unveil Season 2 of its Flagship TV Show

The leading business magazine in Africa, Forbes Africa  is set to launch season 2 of its flagship TV show, “My Worst Day with Peace Hyde” powered by...

No End to Wike’s Politics of Deceit and Lies, Says Rivers APC

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress has described as “really bizarre” for a state governor to blame the federal government for deliberately...

Fayose’s Brother Dumps PDP, Donate Family House to ADP in Ekiti.

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ekiti* An interesting turn played out in Afao-Ekiti, the home town of Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday as his brother, Ayo Oluwayose dumped the...

Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Economy Moving out of Recession

*Ghana’s growth continues to be strong* The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team...

Police Authorities Promotes EFCC Chairman Magu, 17 others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday pronounced the promotion of 18 senior officers. Amongst them was Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of Economic and...

Arsene Wenger Resigns as Arsenal Coach

Arsenal’s longest serving manager, Arsene Wenger, has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of this season. Wenger revealed this in a statement published on the...

Rule of Law Pivotal to Democratic Consolidation, Good Governance, Says Lawyer

An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Mr Anthony Agbonlahor, says the rule of law is pivotal to democratic consolidation and good governance. Agbonlahor said in Abuja on...

Catholic Church Must Help the Poor, Says Pope

The main concern of the Catholic Church must be to help the poor, Pope Francis said on a Friday pilgrimage to southern Italy in honour of a local bishop who is a...

SA Prosecutors to Charge Ex president Zuma’s Son with Homicide

South African prosecutors  will charge former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane with homicide after a 2014 car crash that left one woman dead, a spokesman said,...

Commodity Exchange MD Wants Right Policies to Boost Non- oil Sector

The Managing Director, Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX), Mrs Zaheera Baba-Ari has solicited for “the right policy initiatives” aimed at boosting the country’s...

Ramaphosa Cuts Short UK Trip to Deal with Protests at Home, Says Official

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa cut short his visit to Britain by a day to return home to deal with protests in the country’s North West province. Protesters...

Nigerians in US Hard Working, Law Abiding, Says Consul-General

Nigerians resident in the U.S. are hardworking and law-abiding, Consul-General of Nigeria at Atlanta, Mr Kayode Laro, has said. Laro said that the Consulate was proud of...