Son facing lengthy absence with hamstring injury, says Mourinho

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min is likely to be out for some time with a hamstring injury,…

Newcastle’s Callum Wilson steals point at Spurs amid more late VAR drama

A football match took place here, and occasionally a fairly engaging one, but once again the…

Hoffenheim 4-1 Bayern Munich: Champions’ 32-match unbeaten run ends as Kramaric, Dabbur inspire hosts

European champions Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat since December when their 23-match winning run was…

Fresh World Bank, AfDB, IDB loans may raise Nigeria’s debt to N31.7tn

Fresh loan disbursements expected from the World Bank, African Development Bank and Islamic Development Bank may…

Jose Mourinho hits back at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after jibe from the Man Utd boss

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the Manchester United boss cheekily mocked the Spurs…

Suarez starts Atletico career on bench for Granada clash

Luis Suarez will have to wait for his full Atletico Madrid debut after the former Barcelona…

Boko Haram Terrorists And Family Members Surrender To Troops

Sequel to sustained aerial bombardment and aggressive intensive clearance operation by troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE…

EU Calls For ‘Immediate Return To Negotiations’ Over Karabakh

The European Union called Sunday for a halt to fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani separatists over…

British Minister Urges Premier League To Give Financial Aid To Smaller Clubs

The British minister with responsibility for sport has urged the Premier League to give financial support…

Monday Mass Protest: Gbajabiamila Meets With NLC

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has met with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).  The…

18 Persons Killed In Ambush On Borno Govt’s Convoy – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says 18 persons were killed in the Book Haram ambush on the Borno…

Lucas Torreira could derail Arsenal’s transfer plans as club confirm deal is off

Lucas Torreira has seemingly seen a route to one of his favoured transfer destinations blocked off…

‘We got away with one’ – Man Utd pulled off the biggest heist in Premier League history at Brighton

“We got away with one,” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted on BT Sport after Manchester United’s 3-2…

Racing to face Exeter in European Champions Cup final as Sarries and Toulouse crash out

Racing 92 or Exeter Chiefs will be crowned champions of Europe for the first time after…

West Brom 3-3 Chelsea: Abraham completes Blues’ second-half rescue mission

Tammy Abraham’s last-gasp goal completed Chelsea’s rescue mission following a shambolic first half in a breathless…

Union close to signing Karius from Liverpool on loan – reports

German goalkeeper Loris Karius is poised to return to the Bundesliga with Union Berlin amid reports…

Iran prepares to impose new coronavirus lockdowns as cases rise

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday authorised the country’s provinces to impose lockdowns wherever necessary to…

Kaduna Govt Approves N1.6bn For Pensioners

The Kaduna State Government has released the sum of N1.6 billion for the payment of pensions,…

Electricity, Fuel Price Hike Will Benefit Nigerians In The Long Run – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed on Saturday said the recent increase in electricity and fuel…

Microsoft announces cloud innovation to simplify security, compliance, and identity

2020 will be remembered as a year of historic transformation. The pandemic has changed the way…

At UN, India vows to help produce virus vaccine for world

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pledging to help the world produce and deliver potential coronavirus…

Those Calling Me ‘Supreme Court Governor’ Are Ignorant – Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has knocked those addressing him as Supreme Court Governor, describing them…

Iranian president accuses U.S. of savagery after new sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Saturday of “savagery” after Washington imposed new…

Kanye wants to ‘rip apart’ music industry rules

Kanye West says the music industry is a “broken system that needs to be fixed”, and…

Nigeria @ 60: Buhari preaches unity, warns against religious extremism

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), on Friday warned against religious extremism and intolerance in…

Clark, Nwodo, others berate Buhari over $1.9bn Kano-Niger Republic rail

The South and Middle Belt Forum, on Friday, faulted the $1bn railway project announced by the…

US passes 7m Covid cases as health officials warn second surge could come

As the United States passed 7m Covid-19 cases on Friday, top public health officials are doubling…

Boxing Legend Pacquiao Wants To Fight NMA Star McGregor Next Year

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in…

Ortom Condemns Boko Haram Attack On Zulum’s Convoy

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has condemned the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor,…

American Airlines To Get $5.5bn Loan From US Treasury

American Airlines has agreed to a $5.5 billion loan from the US Treasury as it aims…

Three Dead In Southern China Fire

Three people have been found dead after a huge fire broke out at an unfinished research…

Borno Attack: Police Confirm Death Of Eight Officers, Others

The police authorities in Borno State have confirmed the death of eight officers following an attack…

At Least Five Security Officials Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Govt’s Convoy

A convoy conveying officials of the Borno State Government has been attacked near Monguno town. The…

Deal With Me If I Become A Godfather, Says Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says godfatherism is dangerous to the tenets of democracy in Nigeria.…

Despite Court Order, NLC insists on Monday protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Friday insisted that it will go on with its planned mass…

Do not engage in Labour strike, FG warns Civil Servants

The Federal Government has warned civil servants against participating in the planned nationwide strike called by…

Protesters hit by vehicles at Breonna Taylor demonstrations in Buffalo, Denver

One Kentucky officer was indicted, but none for Taylor’s death. Outpouring of grief and anger for…

Oyo Government Hands over Agbowo Shopping Complex for remodelling

This afternoon, the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde flagged off the renovation and remodelling…

LASG Shuts 21 Illegal, Substandard Pharmacies And Patent Medicine Stores- Sanwo-Olu

No fewer than 21 Pharmacies, Patent Medicine shops, and unlicensed premises at Alakuko, Ajegunle, Ologogoro, Ijaiye,…

Havertz Hat-Trick Helps Chelsea Hit Six, Arsenal Edge Out Leicester In League Cup

Frank Lampard said Kai Havertz is just getting started after opening his Chelsea account with a…

Former ‘World’s Heaviest Man’ Defeats Coronavirus

A Mexican who was once the world’s heaviest man has beaten the coronavirus, helped — he…

FEC Approves $1.9m Rail Line To Niger Republic

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved the sum of  $1,9million for the construction of a rail…

At Least 23 Killed In Lokoja Tanker Explosion

At least 23 persons have been confirmed dead and many others injured following a tanker explosion…

Plans To Allow Fans Back Into Stadiums ‘Paused’ Due To Spike- COVID-19

Plans to allow the phased return of fans to sporting venues in England from October 1…

President Buhari To Depart Abuja For Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart Abuja for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National…

Buhari Congratulates Tony Elumelu on Becoming one of the 100 Most Influential People of the time.

President Muhammadu Buhari lauds Chairman, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Tony Elumelu, on his being named…

Crisis Worsens as Group Rejects Adebayo Alao-Akala as leader- Oyo APC

The crisis within the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State worsened as a breakaway group, Unity…

Lagos Govt Hands Over 51 Vehicles, Eight Houses To Judges- Sanwo-Olu

As part of efforts to build a strong and formidable judiciary in Lagos State, the state…

US Passes 200,000 COVID-19 Deaths As Spread Quickens Globally

The United States has passed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, as a record-breaking wave of…

COVID-19: We have begun the Distribution of Palliatives Worth N10.9 Billion – Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration has commenced the distribution of palliatives worth N10.9…

The National Food Security Council meets with the Chief of Staff of Buhari

The National Food Security on Tuesday held a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the…

Nigerian Army Colonel Boko Haram killed in Borno

Colonel D.C Bako of the Nigerian Army has been killed in a Boko Haram ambush. The…

Yemi Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola, Hubby Welcome Baby

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now a grandfather after his daughter, Oluwadamilola, welcomed a baby boy…

Spain Calls On Madrid Residents To Restrict Movements- COVID-19

Spain’s health minister on Tuesday called on residents of Madrid to limit their movements and social…

France Opposes Return to EU Pre-Virus Deficit Laws

France opposes a return to the EU’s previous rules on running deficits and public debt after…

Fear Of Hospitals Means that Some Mexicans ‘Prefer To Die At Home’

By the time 61-year-old Mexican mechanic Martin Urdiain finally decided to go to hospital to seek…

European Stocks Slump 3% On COVID-19 Second Wave Fears

European stock markets nosedived Monday as investors fretted over mounting fears of a second coronavirus wave…

I’ve Never Seen People Respond so Passionately, Obaseki Victory Speaks

Mr Godwin Obaseki is still basking in the euphoria of victory in the recently concluded governorship…

Ayade, Other PDP Governors Congratulate Obaseki- Re-Election

Following the emergence of Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the Edo State governorship election,…

Delta Government Demotes 41 Teachers For Examination Malpractice

The Delta State government has sanctioned 41 teachers for examination malpractice during the 2019 West African…

Ex-Barcelona Star Rakitic Retires From International Football

Croatia international Ivan Rakitic on Monday bid farewell to the national team with whom he reached…

Halep Wins Italian Open As Defending Champ Pliskova Retires

Top seed Simona Halep won her first Italian Open title on Monday after defending champion Karolina…

Revitalized Leicester Ready to ‘Strike,’ says Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers said Leicester were “ready to “attack the season again” after two wins from their…

My Main Goal Is To Win The title of the League – Chelsea’s Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva has set his sights on winning the Premier League title with Chelsea, insisting he…

APC Was Going To Win the Edo Election, I Don’t Know What Happened – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday suggested he was surprised at the loss of the…

AIB Releases Initial Report On Why Helicopter Crashed in Lagos

The Bell 206-B3 helicopter with registration marks 5N-BW, which crashed in the Ikeja area of Lagos…

Godwin Obaseki Re-Elected Edo State Governor

Mr Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to win…

Man Utd 1-3 Crystal Palace: 5 talking points as abject Red Devils comfortably beaten

Manchester United crashed to defeat in their Premier League opener, as Crystal Palace won at Old Trafford for…

Zaha’s Brace Nails Manchester United To Opening Game Defeat

Ivory Coast forward, Wilfred Zaha bagged a brace to help Crystal Palace nail Manchester United to…

Lagos Government Okays Complete Reopening of Churches, Mosques

After months of being shut down, the Lagos State Government has approved the full reopening of…

Edo Election: Tambuwal Commends Buhari, Urges INEC, Others To Maintain Neutrality

Sokoto state Governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s governors forum, Aminu Tambuwal has urged…

Kenyan Prosecutor Orders Probe Of Coronavirus Payments

Kenya’s chief public prosecutor, Noordin Haji, has ordered a probe into $71 million in “irregular procurement”…

Edo Decides: Mixed Reactions As Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Vote

Mixed reactions have trailed the ongoing electoral exercise in Edo state, with various reports of electoral…

‘Card Readers Were Very Slow’: Shocked Obaseki Faults INEC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Saturday said he was “surprised” and “shocked” at the slowness…

Group Seeks Development of Mobile Courts To Prosecute Electoral Offenders

An independent civil society election observation body, Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), has called for the creation…

One Play: The Miami Heat’s zone defence has the Boston Celtics at a loss

Welcome to “One Play!” Throughout the 2019-20 NBA season, our NBA.com Staff will break down certain…

Djokovic, Nadal into last eight as Italian Open prepares for fans

World number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal welcomed the decision to allow a…

Klopp delighted to seal deal for ‘out of reach’ Thiago

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp revealed he only recently considered the prospect of signing Thiago Alcantara after previously…

Whirlwind Bayern dismantle Schalke 8-0 in season opener

Treble winners Bayern Munich crushed Schalke 04 8-0 with a hat-trick from Serge Gnabry and a…

Naomi Osaka pulls out of French Open with hamstring injury

Recently crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open in another serious…

42 million Nigerians now have identity numbers – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission on Wednesday declared that it was currently registering about 500,000 people…

FG takes decision on reopening of schools nationwide

– The federal ministry of education has said state governments are the ones to decide when…

We need 26 million masks for learners, Magoha says

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha on Wednesday said the government would make 26 million face masks for…

Don’t disrupt nascent democracies – Yahaya Bello writes strongly worded letter to U.S govt

– The Kogi state government has expressed its dissatisfaction over the recent U.S ban on unnamed…

FG To Engage Corps Members In Implementation of SDGs 2030

Nigeria will engage the services of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members across the country…

Dentist Jailed After Extracting Tooth While On Hoverboard

An American dentist who extracted a tooth from a sedated patient while balancing on a hoverboard…

FG reveals when COVID-19 vaccines will be available, cautions Nigerians against abandoning preventive measures

– Nigeria’s health minister, Ehanire, has cautioned Nigerians against abandoning Covid-19 prevention measures – Ehanire said…

Contact sports: Football, rugby to remain closed as State issues guidelines

Kenya has prepared the guidelines for the resumption of sporting activities amid Covid-19 infections. In the…

Trump said coronavirus was good because he didn’t have shake hands with ‘disgusting people’, claims ex-White House aide

U.S. President Donald Trump has been in office since Jan. 20, 2017. Take a look at…

Fashion Industry Will Be One Of Nigeria’s Biggest Sources Of Revenue – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is projecting that the fashion industry will be one of the biggest…

WTO DG: Okonjo Iweala, Four Others Scale First Round Screening

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is still in the race of becoming the next Director-General World Trade Organisation…

British High Commissioner To Nigeria Hails Buhari For Signing Police Bill

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria,  Catriona Laing believes the signing of the Nigeria Police bill…

Senator Reveals Major Problem Confronting Nigerian Police

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Haliru Jika on Friday identified a lack…

Edo Poll: Buhari Calls For Free And Fair Election, Urges Candidates To Shun Do-Or-Die Methods

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties, candidates, and security agents participating in the Edo…

FG Apologises Over ‘Misleading Tweet’ Ordering Banks, Account Holders To Re-Register

The Federal Government has apologised for its tweet ordering all account holders in the country to…

Singapore’s Appeal Court Frees Nigerian After Nine Years- Drug Trafficking

The Court of Appeal in Singapore has acquitted and discharged a Nigerian, Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi, on…

UEFA, Bayern In Super Cup Talks After Budapest Travel Warning

UEFA said Thursday they are in talks with Bayern Munich over next week’s Super Cup final…

Nigeria Move To 29th In FIFA Rankings As Ronaldo’s Portugal Join Top Five

The Super Eagles have moved two places to 29th in the latest world rankings. This is…

Bale Close To Tottenham Return, Says Agent

Gareth Bale is “close” to sealing a sensational move back to Tottenham, the player’s agent Jonathan Barnett said…

Bayern Munich Told To Start League Season Behind Closed Doors

Bayern Munich must kick off the new Bundesliga season behind closed doors because of a rising…

Liverpool Reach Agreement With Bayern Munich For Thiago Alcantara

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed Thursday the club has agreed to a transfer with Liverpool…

FilmOne To Distribute Disney Films In West Africa

Nigerian film distributor, FilmOne Entertainment, has signed an exclusive theatrical distribution agreement with The Walt Disney…