Kevin De Bruyne Signs a New Five and Half Year Deal With Manchester


According to Skysports Manchester City have announced that Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal to keep him at the club until 2023. The Belgian is the latest City player to commit his future to the club, with David Silva, Nicolas Otamendi and Fernandinho having already signed new contracts this season. “I am […]

President Buhari Will Consider His Health Before Deciding On Second Term


President Muhammadu Buhari will consider his state of health before taking the decision on whether to seek re-election in 2019 or not, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated in an interview on Sunday. Buhari had a serious health challenge in 2017 that made him to seek medical attention outside the […]

Diezani in trouble as EFCC Uncovers the Withdrawal of $1.3 bn from NNPC Accounts


There seems to be more trouble for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke as the EFCC uncovers the illegal withdrawal of $1.3bn from the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Accounts during the regime of President Goodluck Jonathan. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have just uncovered the withdrawal of $1.3billion from […]

Islamic State Fighters Uncovered In Nigeria


Security agencies have uncovered Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) fighters in Nigeria, it was learnt yesterday. A source in the Presidency said the group had been operating within some North Central and South-South states, using foreign terrorists. They are also believed to be recruiting young men into their fold and killing innocent people, thereby […]

Air force deploys N9.7bn helicopters seized by FG


The second Bell 412 Helicopter, which was among the two aircraft seized by the Nigeria Customs Service in January 2017, has been deployed by the Nigerian Air Force. The air force said on Saturday in a release that the aircraft was deployed, following the induction of the first helicopter in November 2017. The two Bell […]

Helicopter Loaded with Arms lands in Taraba Village, govt says


A helicopter suspected to be loaded with arms and ammunition was, last night, reported to have landed in a village called Jibu, located along River Benue, near Ibi, in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu, told our correspondent that the […]

Henrikh Mkhitaryan to have Arsenal medical in next 48 hours


Henrikh Mkhitaryan will undergo a medical at Arsenal in the next 48 hours, according to Sky sources. The Armenia international was left out of Manchester United’s squad for Saturday’s 1-0 win at Burnley as he nears a move to the Emirates Stadium that will see Alexis Sanchez move in the other direction. Sky Sports News […]

Why Nigeria is a troubled nation – Dalung


ABUJA – The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, yesterday said that one of the reasons Nigeria is a troubled nation is because its reward system had collapsed.. Dalung Dalung Dalung made this known in Abuja during an award ceremony organised for the 2017 retirees of the Ministry and all successful sports medalists […]

Herdsmen killings: Miyetti Allah, Afenifere, Ohanaeze reject Osinbajo panel


The North-East zonal Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Alhaji Mafindi Danburam, has said the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee on killings by herdsmen would not produce the desired result with the inclusion of Ishaku and Samuel Ortom of Benue. He told SUNDAY PUNCH on Saturday that the two governors, who have promulgated “military […]

Regional militias, youths prepare for battle against herdsmen


Some youth groups in the Middle Belt and southern part of Nigeria have vowed to resist the incursion of the dreaded Fulani herdsmen into their regions. They have therefore urged the various state governors in the North-Central, South-West, South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones to offer necessary support to their members. The militia groups, whose […]