Gymnastics: Nigeria TIG Team Wins 11 Medals In S/Africa

…Coach thanks minister, parents of gymnasts JOEL AJAYI   Team TIG of Nigeria over the weekend, finished on a high at the Africa Gymnastic Level system in Pretoria South Africa, winning 9 gold and 2 silver medals. Speaking from South

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Saraki Calls Emergency Meeting Of National Assembly Leaders

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has convened a meeting of the leaderships of the two chambers of the National Assembly, according to a reportcan report. The meeting, expected to have in attendance principal officers of the Senate and

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Saudi Arabia To Relocate Saudi Nationals Studying In Canada

Saudi Arabia has suspended scholarships to Canada and will relocate students already there, state media said Monday, after the kingdom abruptly cut ties with Ottawa over criticism of its jailing of rights activists. Riyadh, which suspended diplomatic relations with Canada

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DPR Generates N747bn Revenue From Licenses, Royalties

By Cyril Ogar The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) generated over N747 billion from the issuance of licences/ granting of approval and royalties paid by oil and gas companies operating in the country in 2017. The achievement is contained in

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Wife Arrested For Faking Kidnap Of Self, Daughter

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested one Hadijat Kabir for allegedly faking her kidnap with her 18-year-old daughter to defraud her husband of N15 million. Briefing newsmen on Monday in Lagos, the state’s Commissioner of Police,  Edgal

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Tokyo 2020: Taekwondo Athletes Secure IOC Scholarship

JOEL AJAYI Two prolific Nigerian athletes Uzoamaka Otuadinma, current African champion and Isah Abubakar Adamu, 2014 Commonwealth Youth Gold Medallist, have secured Olympic scholarships offered by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), expected to last

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‘Opposition Using Fake News As Campaign Tool Against Buhari Administration’

JOEL AJAYI The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has accused the opposition of resorting to the use of fake news as a campaign tool against the Buhari Administration ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Minister made

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NFF Crisis: Minister Set Up 6-Man Elders Reconciliation Committee

….Give 2 weeks Ultimatum By Joel Ajayi In a bid to nail the ongoing crisis at the Nigeria Football Federation NFF by the bud, the Minister of Youth and Sports Bar Solomon Dalung has set up the 6-man committee led

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Otis Charges D’Tigress On World Cup

The newly appointed Head Coach of the Senior Women’s Basketball team, Otis Hughley, has charged the D’Tigress not to give in to distractions as they prepare for their first FIBA World Cup since 2006. Otis, while addressing the team currently

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Nasarawa 2019: Supporters Protest Over Missing Deputy Gov’s Name

BY GAADEN PUUN, LAFIA Supporters of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa state, His Excellency Hon. Silas Ali Agara has protested the weekend’s omission of their candidate at a stakeholders meeting of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Lafia. Hon. Agara’s

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