Category: General

How did he miss the ball?’ – Nigerians slam Francis Uzoho after Seychelles howler

The 19-year-old’s blunder gave Gavin Jeanne’s men a first-half equaliser in Asaba Nigerians are not holding back their frustrations after goalkeeper Francis Uzoho’s misjudged movement cost Nigeria an equaliser against Seychelles in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Odion Ighalo had put Gernot Rohr’s side ahead from the penalty spot in the 35th […]

BREAKING: Dokpesi Arrested In Abuja On Arrival From Foreign Medical Treatment

Dokpesi is standing trial for alleged involvement in the diversion of N2.1 billion security funds by Sambo Dasuki,former National Security Adviser. Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent television (AIT), has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on his return from medical treatment at the American Hospital, Dubai. AIt announced the […]

Ronaldo fined $22,000 by UEFA for celebration gesture

Berlin – Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 22,600 dollars by UEFA for appearing to make an obscene gesture while celebrating his side’s Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid. Ronlado Ronlado The Portugal international was guilty of “improper conduct,’’ the control, ethics and disciplinary body of the European football organisation ruled on Thursday. Ronaldo […]

government sacks Paris’s Police chief, threatens to ban ‘yellow vest’ protests

French government sacks Paris’s Police chief, threatens to ban ‘yellow vest’ protests • 19/03/2019 – France’s prime minister has said Paris’s police chief has been sacked in response to the latest “gilets jaunes” (yellow vest) protest that transformed the capital into chaos with scenes of rioting and looting on Saturday. With pressure mounting, France’s Prime Minister Edouard […]

6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF

6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF By Benedict Sunday The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of […]

Cancelcellation of supplementary election

INEC Cancel Supplement Election In Bauchi, To Complete The Process In Rivers. ……………………………… The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi state saying it has approved the resumption, conclusion and announcement of the result of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government in relation to the Governorship election. This was […]

Imo people celebrated Okorocha’s ouster, not Ihedioha’s victory — Oshiomhole aide

Comrade Simon Ebegbulem is the Chief Press Secretary to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. In this interview, Ebegbulem says the results of the general elections have put to rest the pyrrhic popularity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha […]

I came here to count ballot papers, not to count money, Igini tells politicians

The 2019 general elections in the country may have come and gone except in some states where the exercise was declared inconclusive. However, the elections were not conducted without casualties and heroes. ADVERTISING While some politicians who had planned to compromise the system may be nursing the injuries sustained during the process, those who were […]

9th National Assembly: APC, lawmakers may clash over leadership zoning

S’West, S’South senators eye position of deputy president N’East reps want Speaker’s slot, party considers South-West Buhari won’t interfere –Presidency Sunday Aborisade, John Alechenu, Leke Baiyewu and Chidiebube Okeoma The ruling All Progressives Congress may be facing a palpable dilemma over the zoning of leadership positions in the 9th National Assembly. Findings by Saturday PUNCH […]

I Go Dye congratulates Okowa

Popular stand-up comedian, Francis Agoda, aka I Go Dye, may not be a politician but over time he has spoken about political issues. Following the re-election of the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, for a second term in office, the comedian has appealed to politicians in the state to work with the leader to move […]

Fani-Kayode mocks Okorocha

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, told Governor Rochas Okorocha to stop complaining over the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Imo state which his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, of the Action Alliance (AA) lost to Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Fani-Kayode was reacting to a 24-second video clip culled from […]

Ask These Five Questions Instead of “How Are You?” Mar 12, 2019 4:50 AM A guide to effective small talk and connecting with strangers

And terrible conversation starters. That’s what Gary Burnison, the CEO of the global consulting firm Korn Ferry and author of the new book Lose the Resume, Land the Job, reminded everyone when he explained what not to ask when meeting new people. Instead, do the following: Ask a lot of questions. “People spend most of their time during conversations talking […]

DK09*: *UCL🏆: Magnificent Messi💫 Drives Barcelona 📹*

Www.betpawa.ngBarcelona booked a Champions League quarter-final place with a 5-1 home win against Lyon secured thanks to Lionel Messi’s inspirational performance, triumphing on aggregate by the same scoreline. After last month’s goalless first leg, Messi opened the scoring at Camp Nou from the penalty spot, with Philippe Coutinho adding a second prior to half-time in […]

Breaking: Police arrest Kano deputy governor, commissioner. Author: Adeola Opeyemi.

Kano state deputy governor, Nasiru Gawuna, and the state’s commissioner for local governments, Murtala Sule Garo, have been arrested by the men of the Nigeria Police Force. The men were allegedly arrested for attempting to disrupt the collation of result at Nasarawa local government area of the state. The chairman of Nasarawa local government, Alhaji […]