Benzema stars as Real Madrid move level with Atletico at La Liga summit

Karim Benzema scored the opening goal and created two others as Real Madrid won 3-1 at Eibar on Sunday to move level on points with city rivals Atl...

Alaafin tutors Scorpion on ways to win WBF title in Ibadan

To ensure that Nigeria’s Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola wins his forthcoming WBF Super Featherweight title bout against Argentine boxe...

Niger Speaker, others test positive as ex-Head of Service dies of virus

Niger State House of Assembly Speaker Abdullahi Bawa Wuse and some other members in the assembly have tested positive of COVID-19. It was also lea...

Police dismiss four officers for aiding arms smuggling, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed four senior police officers and demoted two others for alleged misconduct and acts unbecoming of ...

Sweden’s fiancé minister appointed new IMFC chair

The members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the policy advisory committee of the Board of Governors of the Internatio...

NCC: telecoms key to diversification

EXECUTIVE Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has described as emphasised the ...

Bullish oil prices: How to maximise advantages

A few weeks ago, a two-month moving average of oil prices collapsed, turning the market to a greenish outlook. The figures, indeed, have been bulli...

Bank boosts SMEs with N23.96bn loan in 12 months

In its commitment to growing the small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), SunTrust Bank gave out N23.96 billion as loans and advances to the sect...

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Suarez double fires Atletico three points clear

LUIS SUAREZ scored twice from close range in a 3-1 victory for Atletico Madrid against Elche on Saturday to move Diego Simeone’s side three p...

Diesel tanker explodes at Otedola Bridge

A tanker laden with 44,000 litres of diesel was gutted by fire on Otedola Bridge along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, causing panic among commuters plyin...

Dotti emerges first MTN Y’ello Star winner

26-YEAR-OLD Oladotun Dotti Okeowo has emerged the winner of the maiden edition of MTN Y’ello Star. Dotti came out tops as the winner of the ...

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR: Burna Boy

The year of our lord 2020 wasn’t particularly appealing, with the world battling a pandemic that shut countries down for more than two quarte...

COVAX rolls out nearly two billion vaccines in 2021 — WHO

The COVAX on Friday announced additional deals to access promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates for participating and vulnerable economies. Accordi...

Rivers United depart for South Africa despite visa hitches

After a series of complaints about delay in issuing of visa to the team by the South Africa High Commission in Nigeria ahead of Wednesday’s C...

Flick, not Klopp deserves World Best Coach Award, says Ugbade

Former international, Nduka Ugbade, has expressed reservations over the choice of Liverpool’s coach, Jurgen Klopp, as World Best Coach of the...

Ekiti PDP faction tackles Makinde for mocking Fayose

A FACTION of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, has chided the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, for mocking the immediat...

Oyetola’s wife charges parents on COVID-19

THE wife of Osun State Governor, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola on Saturday admonished parents and guardians in the state to safeguard their children during t...

13m children get seasonal malaria chemoprevention

The Federal Government, through the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), has given Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC), to 13 million ...

Insecurity: APC apologises to parents, Kankara pupils

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has tendered apologies to parents and guardians of the 344 students that were recently abducted by gunmen ...

Boko Haram abducts 35 along Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway

Barely one week after suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnapped two aid workers travelling from Damaturu to Maiduguri, and later used the aid workers...

Ronaldo scores twice as Juventus close on Milan in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a double as Juventus thrashed Parma 4-0 on Saturday to move within a point of Serie A leaders AC Milan.   The Turin...

Barca held by Valencia as Messi equals Pele’s record

LIONEL Messi equalled Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club but was unable to help Barcelona beat Valencia in La Liga as they had to s...

Everton pile pressure on Arteta as Arsenal lose again

EVERTON piled more misery on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta as the Toffees moved second in the Premier League with a 2-1 win in front of 2,000 deligh...