National league praise new competition debuting next month

Chairman of the Nigerian National League (NNL), George Aluo, has described the 1XBet Cup slated to debut next month as a welcome contribution to the country’s grassroots football development. Aluo, who said the championship, which kicks off on October 3, will unearth hidden talents from different parts of the country, advised clubs in all levels […]

Political upheaval plunges US to possible Government shutdown

The US government yesterday was hours from shutting down after the far right of the Republican Party scuppered final attempts at a temporary budget agreement, throwing into doubt everything from access to national parks to Washington’s massive support for Ukraine. The closure of all but critical government services, set to start after midnight yesterday if […]

FG to unveil mass metering of house holds

The National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that the administration of President Bola Tinubu would soon bridge the gap in the country by unveiling policies that would ensure mass metering of every household by electricity distribution companies. The commission explained that the Federal Government is committed to improving electricity supply to homes and organisations […]

Amb. Ojukwu lauds Ohanaeze for Igbo Day celebration, honouring 3 distinguished members of her family

Amb. Bianca Ojukwu has lauded Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide for celebrating Igbo Day and honouring three distinguished members of her family and illustrious sons of Igboland with highest Igbo honours. Ojukwu gave the commendation on Saturday in an appreciation message, titled: “Charity Must Begin at Home” shortly after she received the honours at Okpara Square, Enugu […]

News Update: Election Tribunal in Kaduna dismisses APC’s objection as Former Gov Chimaroke’s case suffers set back in Enugu

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna State, on Thursday, dismissed the preliminary objection filed by the State Governor, Uba Sani, on the timeliness of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Isah Ashiru. Sani’s legal team argued that the petition put forward by the petitioners was filed outside the […]

CAF praised for awarding 2027 AFCON host to Kenya and others

East African leaders on Wednesday hailed the awarding of the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations to a joint bid by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It is the first time the premier sport event on the continent will be staged by three countries after Ghana/Nigeria (2000) and Equatorial Guinea/Gabon (2012) co-hosted previous editions. The trio won […]

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