Month: August 2020


German football fans clashed with Ukrainian supporters in the French city of Lille on Sunday in the latest outbreak of violence at Euro 2016, an AFP photographer said. The Germans lobbed bottles and punched Ukrainian rivals for several minutes in Read more…


President Goodluck Jonathan has sent a birthday greetings to Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako who attained the age of 70 years today. Jonathan described his life as one of immense professional and political accomplishments. In a congratulatory letter to the Read more…


Democracy thrives on mass participation, equal opportunity and unfettered access. It is therefore trite that the right to contest election by any citizen can only be abridged by a valid order of a court of record. As elementary as this Read more…


Lagos lawyer and human rights crusader, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) today call for the reopening of the murder case against former Senator Iyiola Omisore, over the gruesome murder of the former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation Read more…


The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, an agency of the Federal Government has says denied reports that Nigeria received any financial grant from the United Kingdom for its space programmes. Director General of NASRDA, Dr. Seidu Mohammed who Read more…


President Goodluck Jonathan read a riot act to the new service chiefs asking them to perform excellently or risk being fired. Jonathan reportedly gave this marching order at the State House in Abuja today during a National Security Council meeting Read more…


Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and other African leaders have admitted failure in achieving the 2015 target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for a pushback against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. They reached this consensus on Today at the conclusion Read more…


The rehabilitation of the schoolgirls may suffer a setback following a directive by the United States Government to stop the funding of the United Nations Population Fund. The UNFPA is a UN agency which focuses on curbing child marriage, unwanted Read more…


Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare has been suspended by Lagos State government for faking his kidnap.Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday approved the immediate suspension of the monarch as he was paraded alongside his brother Read more…


Former Manchester United midfielder, Paul Ince, has revealed that the club will buy at least four more players in the summer. United have already begun strengthening the squad with the addition of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in this January window. Read more…