Category: News

My heart wasn’t in it anymore – Ivanovic

Former women’s tennis world number one Ana Ivanovic admitted Saturday she retired this week because she felt both physically and mentally unfit to carry on after years...

Murray wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Andy Murray has been named as the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year for 2016 for a historic third time. The 29-year-old beat the likes of Real Madrid and Wales...

Queen delays traditional Christmas trip due to illness

Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled her departure for a Christmas trip to her country estate because she and her husband have “heavy colds”, a Buckingham Palace...

Rivers re-run: We’ll prosecute killers of policemen – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has promised to prosecute those behind the killing of policemen during the legislative re-run elections in Rivers....

Oshonaike says fulfilled with ranking as Africa’s No. 2

Africa’s oldest serving female table tennis player, Olufunke Oshonaike, on Saturday described her No. 2 ranking in Africa after her triumph at the 2016 ITTF African...

Provide information on stolen funds, get 5 per cent – FG

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the Ministry of Finance Whistleblowing Programme that may see individuals who give government genuine information on...

Christmas: Parents scramble for second hand clothes

With the cost of living skyrocketing each day in Nigeria due to the economic recession, some parents in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital have resorted to buying second hand...

Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 2,000 security personnel in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed no fewer than 2,000 personnel to provide security during the forthcoming Christmas and New Year...

Why Buhari failed to disclose N’Assembly budget – Gbajabiamila

The Leader of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, pending in the House was as a...

FIFA not responsible for players’ tax arrangements – Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said the governing body is not responsible for players’ tax arrangements after accusations were levelled at some of football’s...