Author: Taiwo Adekola

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  The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 presidential election, Peter Obi, has said that his party would win the November 11 governorship election in Imo State. Speaking in Owerri, the state capital, yesterday at the flag-off of the campaigns for the party in the state, He said that LP is […]

  The former Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has cautioned the Economic Community of West African States against military intervention in Niger Republic. The ECOWAS defence chiefs had on Thursday pledged readiness to participate in a standby force that would restore democracy in Niger after generals toppled and detained President Mohamed Bazoum. In a […]

Chelsea midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka is expected to be out for six weeks after having knee surgery yesterday. Chukwuemeka, 19, sustained the injury in Chelsea’s 3-1 defeat by West Ham in which he scored the Blues’ only goal. A £20m summer signing from Aston Villa, he started in Chelsea’s first two Premier League games of the season. “Bitter sweet […]

  Femi Falana, a popular Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria has said the Federal Government’s N5 billion fuel subsidy removal palliatives are diversionary and a waste. According to him, Tinubu should address the root cause: the dollarization of the country’s economy. He lamented that the Central Bank of Nigeria was wrong to […]

Chelsea have announced the signing of midfielder, Romeo Lavia from Southampton in a deal worth an initial £53m plus £5m in add-ons. The 19-year-old has signed a seven-year deal until 2030 with the West London side. “I’m really happy and proud to join Chelsea and be a part of this exciting project. It’s an amazing […]

Nigerian singer, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has implored his fans popularly known as ‘Marlians’ to stop the abuse of drugs. The singer made the appeal yesterday while announcing his new partnership with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in their campaign against drug abuse. According to the singer, the abuse […]

  England’s women footballers celebrated today as they made it through to their first ever World Cup final after beating Australia 3-1 in a tense semi-final with goals from Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp and Alessia Russo. Second half strikes for the European champions from Russo and Hemp silenced the home crowd of 75,000 hostile fans […]

President Bola Tinubu said yesterday that the federal government would take measures to maintain the current pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol, in the country without a reversal of its policy on subsidy removal. He also said the threat by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to shut down the economy […]

Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, began their journey to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games on the wrong foot after a 93-87 loss to fierce rivals Senegal in their first game of the pre-Olympic qualifiers at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre . Nigeria raced to an early lead in the first quarter but the Senegalese fought […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has eventually spoken up as regards the widespread concern of a possible hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol. The NNPCL Retail is the downstream subsidiary of NNPCL that retails refined petroleum products for the group. Recall that oil marketers had on Sunday indicated […]

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