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December 9, 2018 6:25 PM 2019 election: Stop assassinating Tinubu’s character – Lagos youths warn Agbaje

Youths of the Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have warned the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Jimi Agbaje, to stop blackmailing and assassinating the character of a former governor of the state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a statement by its Organizing Secretary, Idris Aregbe on Sunday, the youths 27

December 9, 2018 5:30 AM FIFA Women’s World Cup 2018: Nigeria in tough group with France, Norway

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A alongside hosts France, Korea Republic and Norway, for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The draw took place at the La Seine Musicale on Boulogne-Billancourt in Paris, where the opening game will take place. South Africa, who have qualified for their first tournament, will face Germany 25

November 16, 2018 7:27 AM 2019: INEC promises Nigerians free, fair polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to conduct credible general elections next year. The INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this promise while speaking at the 6th Anniversary Lecture and Investiture into the Realnews Hall of Fame in Lagos yesterday. The event was tagged: “Political transitions and Africa’s economic 36

October 22, 2018 6:04 PM Biafra: Israel breaks silence on Nnamdi Kanu’s sudden appearance in Jerusalem

The Government of Israel has denied knowledge of the presence of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the country. Kanu last weekend appeared in a video praying on the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. In the video, which surfaced online, the IPOB leader could be seen donning an Israeli outfit used for prayers while holding 31

October 22, 2018 6:35 AM 2018 AWCON: Nigeria drawn against South Africa, Zambia

The Super Falcons have been drawn alongside perennial rivals, South Africa, Kenya and Zambia in Group B of the forthcoming 11th Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nation (AWCON), which will take place in Ghana. The tournament will kick off from November 17 to December 1, 2018 and it will be hosted in two cities, Accra and the Cape Coast. In a draw conducted 29

August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 41

August 24, 2018 11:19 AM Hot Weather Forces Rescheduling Of Two LaLiga Games — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The kickoff of two matches have been rescheduled in the Spanish leagues this weekend because the organisers have deemed 30 degrees celsius too hot a weather for football in the cities concerned. According to Marca, the start of the Sevilla vs Villarreal in LaLiga Santander, originally set for kick-off on Sunday, August 26 at 8:15 pm CET, has been put back to 10:15 pm CET on the same day, due to the forecast 36

August 15, 2018 2:36 PM Lagos Is The Third Worst City To Live In- Report

The newly released ranking of the 2018 Global Liveability Index has revealed that Lagos is the third worst city to live in. The 2018 Global Liveability Index, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and World Bank, ranked 140 cities of which Lagos came in at 138. The only cities which were scored lower than Lagos on the ranking are Syria and Bangladesh 30

August 14, 2018 11:51 AM Prostitution: 50 Chinese Nationals Detained In Cambodia

Sihanoukville provincial governor has revealed that at least 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province on Tuesday. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is a close ally of Beijing and the Southeast Asian country has attracted a surge of Chinese investment in the capital, Phnom 32

June 6, 2018 5:35 AM Nsukka: Making fortune from palm wine

Wherever there is palmwine there is truth, so says a popular saying. From time immemorial, tens of hundreds of rural dwellers, especially in the South East, have depended heavily on palm wine tapping to eke out a living. It is therefore a common feature to see men climbing palm trees to tap palmwine. Decades ago, palm wine tappers and sellers were seen as the least 33