A Romelu Lukaku 45-minute goal cancelled Danny Ings goal three minutes earlier. The Merseyside derby ended Everton 1-1 Liverpool.
Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has suspended the collection of fines for traffic offences in Enugu metropolis. The suspension is for one month. Ugwuanyi announced the decision at a meeting with civil society organisations, transports unions and other stakeholders, at the government house, in Enugu. The development followed incessant complaints by motorists in Enugu over... [Read More...]
The Federal Government has signed a $2.3billion assistance agreement aimed at fighting extreme poverty with the United States Agency for International Development. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. Akande said the agreement would help the government to combat extreme... [Read More...]
The Giesi Ruling House of Ife has said the family will present Prince Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on allegation of fraud and forgery, to the kingmakers as the next Ooni if he is found to be among the most qualified aspirants. Ogunwusi is one of the... [Read More...]
The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that no amount of distractions would deter it from ending terrorism in Nigeria by December. Theater Commander, Operation “Lafiya Dole,” Maj.-Gen. Yushau Abubakar, gave this assurance while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri. Abubakar was reacting to recent spate of suicide bombings by suspected insurgents in... [Read More...]
The police authorities have set up a committee to handle the deployment of security operatives before, during and after the burial ceremony of the late HID Awolowo. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said this was in fulfilment of the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase’s promise that the police would participate fully... [Read More...]
The Kano State Police Command on Sunday said it had arrested 69 cattle rustlers and other notorious armed robbers in the last one month. Its Commissioner, Mr. Muhammad Katsina, disclosed this when he visited Gidan-Kare village in Sumaila Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the village had been deserted by residents... [Read More...]
The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri on Sunday said the early morning explosion in the outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State, emanated from routine testing of military equipment. Speaking to newsmen on Sunday, spokesman for the Division, Col. Tukur Gusau, urged residents not to panic. “It is a routine test firing of our... [Read More...]
Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Joseph Mbu, is expected to resume duties on Monday as the Commandant of the Police Staff College, Jos, Plateau State. Mbu’s resumption dismisses speculations as to whether he had been quietly eased out of the force following the controversies that had dogged his career. Details later…
Former Niger Delta militant leaders have declared that the December 2015 termination deadline set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the amnesty programme is not feasible. The ex-militant leaders, under the aegis of the Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative, therefore, demanded an extension of the programme. The group made the declaration in Yenagoa on... [Read More...]
Orji made the call at the celebration of her 100 days in office where she inaugurated many borehole rojects in five different communities in the constituency She said that the area, otherwise known as Ajegunle, had been lacking basic amenities which had contributed to the hardship of residents. “Ajegunle people have been suffering and smiling […]The post Federal lawmaker promises to attract federal presence to Ajeromi/Ifelodun appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
The massive flooding in Plateau have washed snakes from far distances into farms and residences in Pankshin/Kanke/Kannam Federal Constituency, according to Rep. Timothy Golu. Golu, who represents the area in the House of Representatives, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Jos on Sunday that “all manner of snakes” had taken over his constituency. […]The post Floods have washed snakes into my community – Rep cries out appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri on Sunday said the early morning explosion in the out-skirt of Maiduguri emanated from routine testing of military equipment. Speaking to newsmen on Sunday, spokesman of the Division, Col Tukur Gusau, urged residents not to panic. “It is a routine test firing of our weapons to […]The post Sunday morning explosions in Maiduguri, routine test of equipment – Military appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
At least 16 people were killed in violent storms and floods that struck the chic French Riviera overnight, and four others were missing, French authorities said on Sunday. Up to 180 millimetres (seven inches) of rain fell in just three hours, transforming the glitzy streets of Cannes, Nice and Antibes into debris-strewn rivers. In Cannes […]The post Sixteen dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Friday night’s bomb attacks in Nyanya and Kuje satellite towns of Abuja, describing them as barbaric and cowardly. The party made the condemnation via a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, in Abuja. It stated that the party was shocked by the news of […]The post PDP condemns Nyanya, Kuje bomb attacks appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Dick Advocaat has stepped down as head coach of Sunderland, the Premier League strugglers announced on Sunday. Advocaat, 68, was appointed last March and successfully steered Sunderland clear of relegation, but they have made a poor start to the current campaign and sit second-bottom with three points from eight games. “I want to thank everyone […]The post Advocaat steps down as Sunderland coach appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
After months of insistence that its outstanding invoices be paid in U.S. Dollars, Manitoba Hydro International Nigeria Limited (MHINL) has agreed to collect payments in Naira. MHINL is the Canadian firm contracted by the Federal Government to manage the electricity Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). The firm’s acceptance of the naira payment is contained in […]The post Manitoba agrees to payments in Naira appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
The Kano State Police Command on Sunday said that it had arrested 69 cattle rustlers and other notorious armed robbers in the last one month. Its Commissioner, Mr Muhammad Katsina, disclosed this when he visited Gidan-Kare village in Sumaila Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the village had been deserted […]The post Police arrest 69 cattle rustlers, bandits in Kano appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Mr Yusuf Gagdi, the Deputy Speaker of Plateau House of Assembly, says that the 8th Assembly in the state will make laws that will better the lives of the citizens of the state. Gagdi, who made the promise in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos, said that the […]The post 8th Assembly will legislate for a better Plateau – Deputy Speaker appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Ceremonies took place across Iran on Sunday to honour citizens killed in a stampede at the hajj, as a second plane returned the bodies of 114 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia. The latest repatriation of corpses from the giant September 24 crush came after 104 bodies were brought home on Saturday, leaving 246 of the country’s […]The post Iran honours dead as more hajj victims return home appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.