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Ogun police intercept trucks with dozens of stolen motorcycles

The Ogun State Police Command has said it intercepted on Sunday two trucks on the Ondo Road in the Igbeba area of Ogun State with no fewer than 37 motorcycles believed to have been stolen. The spokesperson for the state command, Omolola Odutola, said the two suspected drivers of the trucks, Gafaru, 28 years old, Read More

‘ECOWAS module on region’s economic prosperity, not successful’

The Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, House of Representatives, Tochukwu Okere, said that the primary objective of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) module for the economic prosperity of the region, though laudable, has not been entirely successful. He said that the loss of focus is responsible for the apparent multidimensional poverty and fast-expanding insecurity...

COAS celebrates Sallah with frontline soldiers in Borno

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, celebrated Eid-el-Kabir with troops stationed in the North East for counter-terrorism operations. During the celebration, the Army Chief urged the troops to sustain the momentum against the terrorists. A statement on Monday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Major General Onyema Nwachukwu stated the COAS also Read More

Four mourners killed in Malawi’s VP funeral convoy

A vehicle in the convoy of Malawi’s late vice president’s funeral procession rammed into mourners at a village on Sunday night, killing four people and injuring 12, police said. It was part of a motorcade transporting the body of Saulos Chilima, who died in a plane crash earlier this week. The vehicle plunged into a Read More

Peace talks tomorrow if Russia leaves Ukraine – Zelensky

Kyiv will hold peace talks with Russia tomorrow if Moscow pulls out of all Ukrainian territory, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. But speaking at the close of a summit for peace in Switzerland, he said Russian President Vladimir Putin would not end the war and had to be stopped “in any way we can”, whether by military or diplomatic means....

Oshoala Leads Charge: Nigeria Eyes Medal Despite Brutal Olympic Group

Nigerian superstar Asisat Oshoala has declared her confidence that the Super Falcons will not only advance from the ‘group of death’ at the 2024 Olympic Games, but possibly win a medal. Nigeria has been drawn alongside world champions Spain, Japan and Brazil in a brutal group which has fans fearing that their stay in Paris will be a short one....

Adesanya confirms UFC return against Du Plessis

Israel Adesanya, the New Zealand mixed martial artist of Nigerian descent has announced his highly anticipated return to the UFC, read more Adesanya confirms UFC return against Du Plessis

Best iPad deals for June 2024

While the best iPad deals usually land during major sale events like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day, many of the best iPad deals from the holiday season have persisted well into 2024. The discounts come and go like changing winds, but you can still take advantage of sales on many models today, particularly on the more affordable iPads. What’s more,...

Les Miles suing LSU; vacated wins drop him below HOF threshold

Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Senior WriterJun 17, 2024, 12:22 PM ET Close College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Former LSU coach Les Miles is suing the school for vacating wins in response to an NCAA infractions case, a move that dropped Miles below the threshold for College Football Hall of Fame qualification. Miles, who coached LSU...

Ian McKellen Hospitalized After Falling Off Stage During London Performance

Ian McKellen stepped into the spotlight in London and ended up in a hospital … this after taking a nasty fall during a theater performance this week. The actor — who turned 85 last month — was hospitalized Monday after losing his footing in a “Player Kings” fight scene and falling off stage … this according to multiple reports out...

PSBs beat private banks in ‘efficiency’: SBI study

MUMBAI: Public sector banks in India are more efficient than their private sector peers, according to a study by SBI – the country’s biggest state-owned lender. The study measures efficiency by assessing how well banks utilise resources to generate output at an optimal scale. In the relative performance of individual banks over the full sample period from FY06-23, SBI leads...

Euro 2024 updates: Mbappé, France have room for improvement

Jun 17, 2024, 05:25 PM ET Euro 2024 is underway! Our daily files give you the latest reporting from around the tournament as well as betting lines, what to watch for and best reads. Check in with ESPN throughout the tournament as we bring you the latest from Germany all the way up to the final on July 14. The...

Tom Brady divorce proves good for Gisele Bündchen

Tom Brady divorce proves good for Gisele Bündchen Gisele Bündchen is reportedly having the best time of her life after getting divorced from Tom Brady. Insiders close to the supermodel told People, “She is secure and happy, and so busy with her life that she doesn’t have time to dwell on the negatives out there.” This is in line with...

Labour sets out plans for hundreds of new banking hubs

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Labour has set out plans for 350 banking hubs to be opened in towns and villages across Britain over the next five years, if it wins the General Election. The party said the...

Pakistan team heads home after their World Cup campaign ends

Shaheen Shah Afridi gives autograph to two cricket fans on a bat before leaving Florida for Pakistan on June 18, 2024. — Screenshot of Geo News video The Pakistan cricket team, following their exit from the T20 World Cup 2024 on the heels of dismal performance in almost league matches, embarked on their journey back home from Florida. Following an...

SBI steps up climate risk tracking after RBI nudge

MUMBAI: SBI has started watching the weather more intently from the current financial year. The country’s largest lender is incorporating climate change risks into its lending framework and has set up a Climate Change Risk Management Committee to enhance governance and resilience to climate-related risks. The climate change panel will provide strategic guidance and oversight to the bank to ensure...

Board appointments: APC stakeholders reject Abia nominees

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State on Monday petitioned President Bola Tinubu to express disappointment over his choice of nominees for appointments into the governing boards and councils of tertiary institutions. Among other things, the APC chieftains lamented that apart from a former Minister of State for Science and Technology, Chief Henry Read More

Nigerian Air Force kills over 80 terrorists in Katsina airstrikes

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji, has eliminated more than 80 terrorists in recent air strikes at Gidan Kare Village of Ruwan Godiya Ward in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. This is contained in a statement by NAF spokesman, AVM Edward Gabkwet, on Monday in Abuja. […] The post Nigerian Air...

Kano Emirate: Why I ordered arrest of Ado-Bayero after dethronement – Gov Yusuf

Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State has said he ordered the arrest of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero, to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the state. Yusuf explained that Ado Bayero’s decision to return to Kano State two days after his dethronement posed a security risk, hence the order for his arrest. He was reacting...

Ballon d’Or: Unai Simon prefers Spanish player ahead of Vinicius, Bellingham

Spain goalkeeper Unai Simon has claimed that his national teammate, Daniel Carvajal, deserves to become this season’s Ballon d’Or winner. However, two other Real Madrid players, Vinicius Junior and Jude Bellingham, are ahead of Carvajal in the race for the prized possession. Carvajal won the La Liga and Champions League, preceded by the Spanish Supercup title in January. He even...

Euro ’24: Big upset for Belgium as France pip Austria in thrilling ties

Slovakia achieved one of the most significant upsets in European Championship history by defeating Belgium in Group E on Monday. Belgium, ranked third in the world and the pre-match favorites to lead Group E, are now trailing after a profligate display in Frankfurt, compounded by a controversial refereeing decision. Chances came and went and Romelu Lukaku squandered several before having...

GMOs will improve yield, safe for consumption – Expert

Charles Amadi, the director of Tuber Root Crops, National Root Crop Research Institute, NRCRI, Umudike in Abia, says Genetically Modified Organisms, GMOs, are safe for human consumption. Mr Amadi, who spoke at a workshop organised for journalists in Jos, added that GMOs had been proven to also improve quality yields for farmers. The News Agency […] The post GMOs will...

Euro 2024: France stutter to 1-0 win against Austria

France ground out a 1-0 win over Austria on Monday as an own goal by defender Maximilian Woeber gave Didier Deschamps’ charges an unconvincing victory in their Euro 2024 opener. France were unable to press their advantage in the second half in Duesseldorf but Austria struggled to threaten at the other end. Kylian Mbappe burst Read More

Mourinho names best young player in the world

Fernabahce manager Jose Mourinho has named Real Madrid attacking midfielder Jude Bellingham as the best young player in the world at the moment. At only 20 years of age, Bellingham has established himself as a key component of Carlo Ancelotti’s set-up at Madrid. The England international decided to join the Los Blancos from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2023....

Asari urges peaceful transition of outgoing LGA chairmen in Rivers

Former Niger Delta agitator Asari Dokubo has urged outgoing local government chairmen in Rivers State to vacate their offices peacefully and without causing unrest. Dokubo made this call after a Sallah visit to Governor Siminialayi Fubara at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Monday. He emphasised the importance of a smooth transition and stability in the state, advising youths...

Police warn as residents boo Emir Sanusi, Kano governor

Governor Yusuf’s convoy passed through the mini palace during which some residents chanted derogatory words against the governor. The post Police warn as residents boo Emir Sanusi, Kano governor appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Amusan clinches 4th straight national 100m hurdles titles

Tobi Amusan has clinched her fourth straight national title in the women’s 100 metres hurdles event. Amusan was way ahead of her competitors in a one-sided final of the event at the national Olympic trials in Benin, Edo state on Monday. Amusan swept to victory at the Olympic trials in Lagos in 2021 before winning twice in Benin in the...

NAF jets kill 80 terrorists in Katsina

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday said that airstrikes by the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed over 80 terrorists and destroyed more than 45 motorcycles in Katsina. The Air Force said the operation which was conducted on June 15 was targeted at a terrorist’s hideout located in Faskare Local Government Area of Read More

Troops foil attack on Kaduna community, six people killed in Sokoto

The statement by the army said one of Mr Yadi’s accomplices identified as Daushe was killed in “a proactive move to safeguard the lives and properties of citizens” in Kidandan community in the Giwa LGA. The post Troops foil attack on Kaduna community, six people killed in Sokoto appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Exciting start to the 2nd edition of the FUFA TV Cup: Preliminary round kicks off with a 1-1 draw

The highly anticipated 2nd Edition of the FUFA TV Cup began with a captivating preliminary round first leg match between Nganwa High School Kabwohe and St Kagwa Bushenyi High School. The match, held at the lively Nganwa High School playground, concluded with a nail-biting 1-1 draw, leaving spectators eagerly awaiting the return leg. The clash promised excitement from the very...

Sports Minister conducts pre-inspection of Bukedea Comprehensive and Amus College ahead of FEASSA Games

Minister of State for Sports and Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Hon. Peter Ogwang, conducted a pre-inspection today at Bukedea Comprehensive School and Amus College School in preparation for the FEASSA delegation’s visit. The delegation will evaluate the accommodation and sports facilities from Monday, June 17th to Thursday, June 20th, 2024. Hon. Ogwang was joined by USSSA officials,...

Amazon’s bestselling window air conditioner is on double discount, just in time for summer

Amazon It’s not even the middle of summer and already there are record-high temperatures sweeping parts of the U.S. At this point, not having adequate air conditioning in your home can prove to be dangerous. If your floor fan isn’t quite cutting it, or your old window AC unit just can’t keep up with this season’s heat, we highly recommend...

Mark Kingston to coach Creighton baseball after ’25 season

Jun 17, 2024, 04:36 PM ET OMAHA, Neb. — Mark Kingston, fired by South Carolina two weeks ago, was hired as Creighton’s coach effective at the end of the 2025 season, the school announced Monday. Kingston will replace Ed Servais, who announced last month he would retire after next season. Creighton said at the time that it wanted his successor...

Stock hits new high in Korea on IPO plan

Plans for what may be one of India’s largest-ever IPOs boosted Hyundai Motor’s stock to a record high in South Korea. The company is selling a 17.5% stake in Hyundai Motor India, according to its draft red herring prospectus. Shares of Hyundai – which will collect all of the proceeds from the IPO of its local unit – rose 4%...

Our readers’ favorite books of 2024 so far

Getty Images Sun, sand and a great book – that’s the perfect formula for a relaxing beach vacation. Since we’re firmly in the grasp of summer 2024, it’s about time to choose your next great read. We’ve got a selection of some of the most gripping, moving and entertaining books our readers have loved this year. Whether you love reading...

England’s Bellingham shows he can bend Euro 2024 to his will

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany — The handful of players in each generation capable of defining major tournaments perform with a ruthless sense of purpose while maintaining freedom of expression. Jude Bellingham is a long way from moulding Euro 2024 in his own image, but the opening 45 minutes of England‘s 1-0 win over Serbia was the most exciting evidence yet that, amid...

Paris loses crown as Europe’s biggest stock market to London

France‘s political upheaval has led Paris to lose its spot as Europe’s biggest equity market to London, less than two years after winning that title from the UK. President Emmanuel Macron’s shock announcement of a snap election sparked a rout that wiped off about $258 billion from the market capitalisation of French firms last week. Shares of banks Societe Generale,...

France reducing military presence in West, Central Africa to 600 troops – sources

France is planning to reduce its military presence in West and Central Africa to around 600 troops in line with President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to limit the French military footprint in the region, three sources told AFP. In February 2023, Macron announced “noticeable reduction” of French troop presence in Africa, as anti-French sentiment is running high in some former colonies...

Hardship: Cleric blames govs for over-dependence on federal allocations

The Vicar of  St James Cathedral Church, Asokoro, Abuja, Benjamin Idume has blamed the increasing hardship currently being experienced in the country on governors’ over-reliance on the monthly federation allocation. He said the governors could drastically reduce the economic hardship in their various states if they think outside the box and improve on their Internally Read More

Military rescues 34 hostages as ISWAP terrorists surrender in North-East

The Multinational Joint Task Force has announced that troops of Operation Lake Sanity 2, under the Task Force Wulgo, have rescued 34 women and children from the clutches of Boko Haram terrorists during clearance operations conducted in southern Lake Chad, Nigeria. The Chief Military Public Information Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Abubakar Abdullahi, disclosed this in a Read More

Nigeria’s airspace secure, says NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has responded to allegations that the country’s airspace is insecure due to lack of radar coverage, stating that the claims are baseless and unguarded. NCCA’s Director General Civil Aviation, Chris Najomo, in a statement on Monday, said that it investigated two recent cases of violations of the prohibited flight zones (DNP4) in Abuja and...

Rivers police ready to tackle brewing crisis over LG chairmen’s tenure expiration – Disu

The Rivers State Police Command has assured residents of its readiness to handle any situation that may arise from the impending expiration of local government chairmen’s tenure in the state. Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Olatunji Disu, warned individuals against taking the law into their hands, stressing that anyone found doing so would face the full wrath of the law....

Edo poll: I’ll run inclusive government, says Okpebholo

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Monday Okpebholo, says he will run an inclusive government when elected in the September 21 governorship election. Okpebholo stated this on the sideline of a flag off of a medical mission by the Niger Delta Development Commission in Akamkpa, Cross River on Monday. The Read More

500-level student commits suicide after vigil in Ondo

Tragedy struck on Monday in Akungba-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko South West local government area of Ondo State, following the death of a final-year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, AAUA, Modupe Ayandare, who allegedly committed suicide. The deceased, who was the president of her department, Agronomy, was said to have taken her own life in an uncompleted building after attending a...

Tinubu Depart for South Africa Tuesday to Attend President Ramaphosa’s Inauguration for Second Term 

Deji Elumoye in Abuja  President Bola Tinubu will Tuesday depart Lagos for Pretoria, to attend the inauguration of his South African counterpart,  Cyril Ramaphosa. According to a release issued on Monday by presidential spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale,  the inauguration of President Ramaphosa followed his re-election as President for a second term. President Tinubu will return to Nigeria after the ceremony.

Thieves cart away Chief Imam’s Sallah ram in Plateau

Last minute Sallah shoppers in Agege Ram market yesterday… PHOTO AYODELE ADENIRAN Some unknown persons allegedly stole a Sallah ram, belonging to the Chief Imam of Mista Ali community in Bassa Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State, Imam Abdulkadir, on the eve of Eid-el-Kabir celebration, The Guardian has gathered. According to reports, the ram was stolen during a heavy...

Plateau gov faults attack on task force officials

Plateau State Governor, Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, on Monday, condemned the attack by some criminal elements on the task force officials responsible for enforcing Executive Order 003. The incident occurred at the Bukuru market in Jos South Local Government Area, where lawless individuals assaulted members of the joint task force and set cars ablaze including houses. Read More

Euro 2024: It’s not just Ronaldo – Czech captain names 3 dangerous Portugal stars

Czech Republic captain Tomas Soucek has said that he is aware that Cristiano Ronaldo is not Portugal’s singular threat, as both countries clash in the Euro 2024 tournament on Tuesday. He mentioned some other good players who could also cause problems for him and his teammates in the group opener in Leipzig. The 39-year-old Ronaldo is chasing history at this...

AAUA student found dead after church vigil

Miss Modupe Ayandare, a Student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), has been found dead on Monday after attending a church vigil. The death of Ayandare, who is of the Department of Agronomy, was made known by the Students’ Union Government (SUG) of the institution. “We express in strong terms our dissatisfaction and agony with respect to the...

Euro 2024: Great goalscorer – Lucas Vazquez hails Portugal’s danger-man

Real Madrid star Lucas Vazquez has identified his former club teammate Cristiano Ronaldo as a “great goalscorer” as Portugal is set to commence their Euro 2024 against Czech Republic on Tuesday. The Portuguese icon had a stunning campaign with Al Nassr, scoring 50 goals in all competitions for the Knights of Najid. His goals include the 35 he netted in...

Euro 2024: Tedesco frustrated by VAR drama after Belgium shocking loss

Belgium head coach, Domenico Tedesco admitted he was frustrated by the controversial VAR decision that condemned his side to a shock 1-0 defeat against Slovakia in their Euro 2024 opener on Monday. Tedesco’s team were rocked by Ivan Schranz’s seventh-minute goal in Frankfurt, but would have escaped with a draw if Romelu Lukaku’s late strike Read More

Ondo State govt confirms two cases of cholera

The Ondo State Government has confirmed two cases of cholera in the state. Banji Ajaka, Commissioner for Health, said the state has activated surveillance for immediate response to any cholera outbreak. Amaka said the two cases of cholera were reported in Okitipupa LGA, adding that the situation has been curtailed by the rapid response team. “The surveillance team was also...

Mourinho Models For Adidas In New Campaign

Former Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid coach, José Mourinho, has taken his Special One tag another notch, partnering with Adidas Originals and JJJOUND for a special collaboration. The partnership creates a moment where sports marries fashion to create an iconic collaboration. This new collection draws inspiration from the classic ’90s off-court style that is nostalgic in football history. It...

Bishop Herman Old Boys Union Games to thrill Alumni and Sports enthusiasts at Madina Sports Complex

The Bishop Herman Old Boys Union (BHOBU) is excited to announce the highly anticipated Bishop Herman Old Boys Union Games, set to take place on Saturday July 6, 2024, at the Madina Sports Complex in Accra. This annual event, brings together alumni from all over the globe for a day of spirited competition, camaraderie, and celebration of the enduring legacy...

Mike Cragg out as St. John’s athletic director after six years

Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJun 17, 2024, 04:38 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. St. John’s and athletic director Mike Cragg are parting ways after six years, the school announced on Monday. Cragg’s tenure will end on June 30. “It has been an honor to lead the athletic department at St....

In a 1st, ARCs gain more from loan rejig than selloff in FY24

MUMBAI: For the first time ever, asset reconstruction companies saw the value of bad loan restructuring exceeding recovery through sale of non-performing assets in FY24. Traditionally, ARCs are seen as scrap dealers of the financial sector as they resort to salvaging value from banks’ bad loans by selling them to the highest bidder. However, ARCs are now stepping into a...

64 missing, at least 11 dead after 2 shipwrecks off Italian coast

Sixty-four people were missing at sea after a shipwreck off the Italian southern coast on Monday, while 11 were rescued and taken ashore to a Calabrian town, United Nations’ agencies said in a statement. In a separate shipwreck, rescue workers found 10 bodies of suspected migrants trapped below the deck of a wooden boat off Italy’s tiny Lampedusa island, the...

Euro 2024: UEFA bans 3 as fake mascot gets on Munich field

Jun 17, 2024, 02:17 PM ET A German YouTuber said he made it onto the field during the European Championship opening ceremony while disguised in a mascot costume, in an incident that revealed flaws in tournament security. Marvin Wildhage published a video appearing to show how he entered the Munich stadium last Friday in a fake costume and danced on...

‘RHOBH’ Star Dorit Kemlsey’s Husband PK Is 6 Months Sober

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Paul “PK” Kemsley shared that not only is he sober, but that he has hit a major milestone in his sobriety journey — six months without alcohol — in an emotional Instagram post on Sunday. “On Father’s Day the greatest gift I can give my 5 kids is to remain sober,” Kemlsey, 56, wrote...

ANALYSIS: Chaos Is The Point: Zuma’s empty and violent rhetoric aims to hurt South Africa’s democracy

While the political choices of 68% of South Africa’s voters are represented in the new coalition government, the leader of the biggest group that is not represented, former president Jacob Zuma, has again made multiple threats. His ‘statement to the nation’ on Sunday again reveals his obsession with, and perhaps hatred of, President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Scooter Braun makes decision of ending ‘chapter as a music manager’

Scooter Braun makes decision of ending ‘chapter as a music manager’ Scooter Braun just announced his retirement from the music managerial business after a good 23 years of service. The music mogul who has remained a manager to many huge names of the industry such as Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and Dan + Shay revealed this news on...

The 6 best 65-inch TVs of 2024 offer a sharp picture and immersive sound

LG OLED Evo G4 Smart TV For an average size room, you can’t go wrong with one of the latest 65-inch TVs. Any of the models in this roundup can provide a sharp and vibrant picture on a screen large enough to nicely showcase your favorite TV shows, sports, movies, games and more. Just about every major TV brand —...

Kano gov unveils 85-km road

The Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, on Monday flag off of 85 kilometre network of roads including a bridge valued at over N21 billion. The governor’s spokesperson, Sunusi Tofa, in a press statement said the projects were aimed towards redefining rural landscapes and enhancing the livelihoods of the populace. The statement read, “The epicenter Read More

‘Wizkid asked me to take down our song’ – Terry G

Nigerian singer Gabriel Oche Amanyi, popularly known as Terry G, has revealed that his colleague, Wizkid’s legal team, contacted him to take down his song ‘Mary Jane’ from digital streaming platforms. Speaking in a recent episode of the Afrobeats Podcast, Terry G admitted that he didn’t get clearance from Wizkid’s team before going ahead to release the song, which appeared...

Hajj: 19 pilgrims die, several missing as heat wave hinders ‘stoning of devil’ rite

No fewer than 19 pilgrims have died and several others reported missing due to extreme temperatures that crippled hajj rituals at the sacred city of Muna, Saudi Arabia. Besides, the Saudi Arabia authorities had declared a five hours movement restriction at Muna, to reduce the impact of devastating weather conditions that escalated to above 46 degree celsius on Monday. Jordan’s...

Many feared killed as gunmen attack Anambra communities

There was palpable tension in the Nnewi community in Nnewi North Local Government Area as well as the Nnobi community in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State when yet-to-be-identified gunmen invaded both communities on Monday. A yet-to-be-confirmed number of persons were feared killed, while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries during both attacks. Sources Read More

Nigerian govt denies renaming Murtala Muhammed Way Abuja after Soyinka

The Federal Government says the Murtala Muhammed Expressed Way in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has not been renamed as Wole Soyinka Way. The minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, in a statement issued by his media aide, Rabiu Ibrahim, on Monday in Abuja said, such an idea was never contemplated by this […] The post Nigerian govt...

3 suspected kidnappers arrested in Benue

Three suspected kidnappers were arrested on Monday by Benue Community Volunteer Guards, BCVG, in Otukpo, headquarters of Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the suspected kidnappers were about to leave for Makurdi, the state capital, when they ran out of luck. According to sources, the community volunteer guards, after getting a tip-off from the motor...

Euro 2024: He deserved goal he scored – Danny Murphy hails Dutch star

Former Liverpool star Danny Murphy has hailed Liverpool star Cody Gakpo after Netherlands’ win over Poland. Murphy avowed that the forward has been getting into good positions and deserved the goal he scored in the game. Murphy said of the Liverpool forward on BBC One: “Gakpo looks really fit and confident. He is positive with his runs and is getting...

Cost of revenue collection gulps N214.29bn in Q1 2024

Nigeria’s revenue-collection agencies—the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC)—shared the sum of N214.29 billion as the cost of revenue collection in the first quarter of 2024. An Abuja-based think tank, Agora Policy, had earlier reported that the N43 billion cost of collection received by the FIRS in January exceeded what...

President Tinubu to attend inauguration of South Africa’s Ramaphosa

President Bola Tinubu is set to depart Lagos on Tuesday for Pretoria, South Africa, to attend the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa, according to a statement released on Monday by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale. Tinubu’s attendance at the ceremony demonstrates Nigeria’s commitment to strengthening bilateral relations with South Africa, Ngelale added. This event marks Ramaphosa’s re-election for a second term,...

No cholera in Abia State – Ministry of Health

The Abia State Government has said that there is no cholera in the state and also affirmed that all 109 suspected cases reported in six LGAs of the state between January and June 2024 were all confirmed negative. The position was made known by the Abia State Ministry of Health in an updated report covering January to June 2024 in...

Amusan wins fourth national women’s 100m hurdles title

World record holder Tobi Amusan raced to first place in the women’s 100m hurdles at the national trials in Benin City on Monday It was the fourth time Amusan had won the title. Tobi Express, as she is fondly called by her admirers, crossed the line in 12.78 seconds, ahead of Adaobi Tabugbo, who finished second in 13.33 seconds. Faith...

Chris Brown would’ve been today’s Michael Jackson – Fat Joe

Legendary American rapper Fat Joe has said that Chris Brown would have been on the same level as the late “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, if he never got into a controversy with his then-girlfriend Rihanna in the early days of his career. Speaking in a recent episode of his ‘The Biggest Fat Joe’ podcast, the hip-hop legend described Chris...

Shame! Ghanaians fire and attack Afronita for allegedly taking back all the things she bought for Abigail

In a recent wave of online backlash, renowned dancer Afronita has come under fire for allegedly repossessing all the gifts she gave her mentee, Abigail Dromo, following their split. The revelation was made by Abigail’s acting manager and uncle, Amos, during an interview with popular content creator Kwadwo Sheldon. Amos, who has been handling Abigail’s affairs and initially facilitated the...

Mr Eazi champions sports and education in Rwanda visit

Acclaimed Afrobeats artist and entrepreneur, Mr Eazi, recently visited Rwanda, engaging in several significant events and meetings. A highlight of his visit was attending the NBA Basketball Africa League (BAL) finals between Al Ahly ly and Petro De Luanda (Champions). This event showcased the best of African basketball talent, and Mr Eazi’s presence underscored his support for the continent’s sports...

Kazibwe Kapo Commends Salongo Siraje for the courage in holding Lugogo Cricket Oval Concert

Kadongo Kamu singer Kazibwe Kapo has expressed admiration for fellow Ssalongo Siraje’s confidence in holding his maiden concert at Lugogo Cricket Oval. On Friday last week, Ssalongo Siraje held his maiden “Nalu Nalu” concert at Cricket Oval but unfortunately registered a low turnout. Siraje’s concert has since been the talk of the town with several music industry players airing their...

The best smart plugs in 2024

Getty Images If you don’t have a smart home, now’s a great time to set one up. One way to start is by buying the best smart plugs, which make it super-easy to automate your lights and other small appliances. If you’re not sure how automation can benefit your home, the experts at CBS Essentials are here to guide you....

Tata Power installs over 140 charging points for Mumbai EVs; over 850 across India

MUMBAI :Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a subsidiary of Tata Power providing electric vehicle (EV) charging services, has installed more than 140 charging points throughout Mumbai for both small and large EVs, an official announced on Monday. These charging points include those for BEST e-buses at various depots such as Backbay, Worli, Malvani, and Shivaji Nagar-Mankhurd.TPREL continues to lead...