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August 17, 2017 9:04 PM ASUU strike: Hope dashed as union, FG’s meeting ends in deadlock

The end to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) seems not to be in sight as the meeting between the Nigerian government and the union has hit the rocks. During the meeting, which held on Thursday, the Federal Government promised to fulfill some of the conditions being demanded by the Academic Staff Union 16

August 17, 2017 3:48 PM Stoke City vs Arsenal: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

Arsenal will head on the road for the first time this season to take on Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday evening. The Gunners got off to a winning start in dramatic circumstances last weekend by coming from behind to defeat Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium. Stoke, meanwhile, fell 1-0 at Everton to Wayne Rooney's goal but will hope to get their 15

August 17, 2017 12:07 PM Malala Yousafzai, Shot by the Taliban, Is Going to Oxford

Students were learning whether their grades met the standard set by their chosen universities, or were entering a process known as “clearing” to try to find an open spot at another institution. (Students in Scotland previously received their results.) Ms. Yousafzai was 15 when a Taliban gunman in Pakistan shot her in the head for her work advocating 17

August 17, 2017 10:03 AM Result: Real Madrid cruise past Barcelona to win Supercopa de Espana

Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema help Real Madrid to a 2-0 win over Barcelona in the second leg of the Supercopa de Espana and a 5-1 victory on aggregate. Real Madrid have won the Supercopa de Espana for a 10th time thanks to a convincing 5-1 aggregate victory against arch-rivals Barcelona. Los Blancos added a couple of goals to their tally at the Bernabeu 16

August 16, 2017 11:02 PM Sierra Leone Buries Over 300 Mudslide Victims in Mass Graves

At least 400 people were killed in the disaster, and hundreds more are still missing. Many people were trapped in buildings and vehicles, and thousands were left homeless. On Wednesday, thousands of people gathered outside the morgue at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, hoping to find the bodies of their relatives. Long lines formed in the drizzling rain as groups 18

August 16, 2017 7:31 PM Sadiq Umar joins Torino on loan from AS Roma

The forward who was part of Nigeria U23 team that won bronze at the 2016 Olympics will hope to get regular playing time at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino in Turin. The youngster spent last term on loan at Bologna making seven appearances wihout a goal in the Italian top-flight. And after a good pre-season where he scored twice, he will be hoping to feature 16

August 16, 2017 5:50 PM Femi Adesina Meets Pro-Buhari Protesters

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has met with protesters who have expressed support for the President. Mr Adesina met the protesters today at the 3 Arms Zone in the nation’s capital Abuja, a day after rival protesters under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians were attacked by an angry crowd at Wuse Market 15

August 16, 2017 2:07 AM Drama as Pastor Adeboye kisses, lauds wife

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, created a scene at the Youth Centre of the Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Tuesday, when he kissed his wife, Folu Adeboye, on the stage during a book presentation in his honour. Adeboye, who expressed surprise at the occasion, said he would have stopped the project 19

August 14, 2017 8:44 PM Neymar congratulates Paulinho on Barca move

Former Barcelona star Neymar has congratulated Paulinho on joining the Catalan side, telling his compatriot, "I hope you are as happy as I was." Barcelona confirmed the signing of the 29-year-old from Guangzhou Evergrande for €40 million Monday. The former Tottenham midfielder was the club's first signing since the world-record €222m sale of Neymar to Paris 18

August 14, 2017 7:41 PM What Goodluck Jonathan said at Saturday’s PDP convention

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja announced that the Peoples Democratic Party had returned from limbo and would reclaim power in 2019. It is my honour and privilege to address you on this auspicious occasion of the non-elective convention of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). 3. As a party that heralded Nigeria’s 20