July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Just In: Spain, Germany, England Face Tough Draws In 2022 World Cup

England potentially face a first-ever ‘Battle of Britain’ at a World Cup finals.   The Three Lions will be up against either Scotland, Wales or Ukraine in the group stage in Qatar, with that play-off path still to be settled in June due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.   Gareth Southgate’s men will kick […]

No Ban On Moshood Abiola National Stadium, NFF Clears Air

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has decried a stream of incorrect reports being peddled in sections of the media, in connection with Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup playoff match between Nigeria and Ghana at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.   NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi said on Friday: “We are alarmed at the influx […]

No Regret Dumping Senegal For France, Evra Opens Up

Former Manchester United defender, Patrice Evra, has revealed why he snubbed Senegal to play for France.   Evra, who was born in Dakar, was eligible to represent his country of birth, Senegal, Guinea, through his father, Cape Verde through his mother and France, where he grew up.   However, the former Juventus left-back opted to […]

Again, Security Operatives Discover Another Bomb In Kaduna

Another Improvised ‎Explosives Device, IED, has been discovered in Shanono area of Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna, less than 24 hours after residents found one.   Residents scampered for safety after news spread that the device was found in a jerrycan covered with a black waterproof bag, Friday morning.   A resident, Ali […]

Scores Dead As Boko Haram, ISWAP Renew ‘War Of Supremacy’

Boko Haram fighters have ambushed and killed scores of Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in a renewed ‘war of supremacy’ between the two extremist sects.   In a video obtained, insurgents of the Boko Haram faction loyal to Buduma paraded and later slaughtered dozens of ISWAP fighters at a makeshift gravesite.   […]

Again, Police Foil Attack By ESN In Imo

Police command in Imo on Friday successfully repelled a deadly attack by suspected members of the proscribed Eastern Security Network (ESN) who attacked Mbieri Police Division.   The police said the incident happened at the early hours of Friday, where a group of gunmen attacked the station with explosive devices.   Acting Police Commissioner in […]

Sanwo-Olu Dismisses LASTMA Official Caught On Camera Assaulting Motorist

A LASTMA official has been dismissed after he was caught on camera assaulting a motorist in the state.   The man with the Twitter handle @EmdeeDavid had shared the video of the officer assaulting him on his handle and wrote;   ”Dear @followlasg and @followlastma. Does a #lastma officer have the authority to hit a […]

Police Defuse Bomb Hidden Inside Bucket in Kaduna Community

The Police anti-bomb squad in Kaduna state on Thursday averted a tragedy when its operatives defused a bomb at Shanono community in Rigasa community of Igabi local government area of the state.   A resident of the area, Bulus Neriya, told Channels Television that the bomb was hidden inside a plastic bucket and placed near […]

Lekki Toll Gate: Lagos CP Cautions Against Action That May Disrupt Peace

Lagos State Police Commissioner says he won’t tolerate any form of violent protest at the Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate and other areas.   He made this known in a statement issued on Thursday night by the Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, where he cautioned against actions that could disrupt peace.   Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi […]