Sports Minister assures Super Eagles will have a coach within Two Weeks

The Minister of Sports, Senator John Enoh, has assured Nigerian football fans that the senior men’s national team, the Super Eagles, would have a new coach in the next one or two weeks. The Super Eagles have been without a substantive coach after the contract of Jose Peseiro expired at the end of the Africa […]

EU to tighten Iran sanctions after Israel attack

The EU has agreed to expand sanctions on Iranian producers of drones and missiles following Tehran’s unprecedented attack on Israel. The bloc already has multiple sanctions in place against Iran, including for selling drones to Russia for use in its war against Ukraine. The US has also hinted it will impose its own new penalties […]

JAMB orders arrest of any parent that nears CBT facilities during exercise

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all Computer-Based Test (CBT) centre owners to arrest any parent, who is found near any of their facilities during the 2024 UTME exercise. The directive was issued at the final briefing of the Computer-Based Test (CBT) centre owners, which was held virtually on Wednesday, 17th April, […]

Army rescues Chibok girl, Lydia Simon from Boko Haram

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued Lydia Simon, a Chibok girl held captive by Boko Haram terrorists. The news of Lydia’s rescue was announced in a statement by the Department of Army Public Relations on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The victim was rescued along with her three children by troops deployed in the North-East […]

Federal Government Inaugurates 17-Man Inter-Ministerial Committee On 2024 Democracy Day Celebration

The Federal Government has inaugurated a 17-man Inter-Ministerial Committee on 2024 Democracy Day Celebration charged with the responsibility of organising a memorable and befitting Democracy Day Anniversary Celebration. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. George Akume, while inaugurating the Committee in his office emphasised the importance for the commemoration of the Democracy […]

English teams crash out of UEFA Champions League at quarterfinals

 Holders Manchester City are out of the Champions League following a penalty shoot-out defeat to Real Madrid in an epic encounter at the Etihad Stadium. After a 1-1 draw on the night that left the teams tied 4-4 on aggregate, Antonio Rudiger scored the winning spot-kick after Bernardo Silva and Mateo Kovacic had their attempts […]

Tunde Onakoya Begins His 58-Hour Guinness World Record

Tunde Onakoya has begun his 58-hour quest to break the Guinness World record for the longest unbeaten chess marathon. The event kicked off on, April 17th, at 10am in Times Square, New York, and is scheduled to conclude at 8pm on April 19th. Tunde announced the plans of his attempt on his X account on April 5th, stating his motivation: […]

Abuja High Court orders EFCC to arrest former Kogi Governor

The Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja has granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) permission to arrest the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, preparatory to his arraignment today Thursday. Justice Emeka Nwite granted the warrant this afternoon at the instance of the EFCC. Officials of the anti-graft Commission had since 9am […]

NOUN to graduates to join NYSC scheme

President Bola Tinubu has directed the Ministry of Education to include graduates of the National Open University in the National Youth Service Corps scheme. The President gave the new directive through the Deputy Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Biodun Saliu, who represented him at the 13th convocation ceremony of NOUN on Saturday, adding that the […]