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Nigeria lose second game to Canada at T20 World Cricket Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria has lost its second Group B game to Canada- by 50 runs at the ongoing T20 World Cup qualifiers in the UAE. Canada won the toss, elected to bat and scored 159 runs for the loss of seven wickets while Nigeria managed 109 for the loss of eight. Nigeria impressed with the ball but a […]

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2019 NAFEST offers free skill acquisition programmes — Runsewe

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) on Monday said that the 2019 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture would provide skill acquisition programmes for participants. Speaking during the opening ceremony of NAFEST at University of Benin Sports Complex, Ugbowo, Benin, Runsewe said that NCAC was determined to […]

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Sheffield United end Arsenal’s unbeaten run with impressive home win

Lys Mousset’s first-half strike earned Sheffield United a 1-0 English Premier League (EPL) win over Arsenal at Bramall Lane on Monday to end the Gunners’ eight-match unbeaten run. Arsenal’s Brazilian defender David Luiz (C) reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium in […]

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LASG to roll out massive water, rail transport system by 2020 — Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said his administration would soon roll out massive water transport services in order to reduce over-dependence on-road transportation. Sanwo-Olu Sanwo-Olu said this in his speech at the Public and Private Innovation For Sustainable Cities organised by the Embassy of France at Alliance Francaise, Ikoyi, Lagos. Represented by […]

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Scarlett Moffatt recreates her British terraced home alongside cattle herders in dusty Namibia 

In its usual County Durham setting, Scarlett Moffatt’s home would simply be a modest terraced house much like those around it. But in a dusty village in Southern Africa where her neighbours live in huts made from wood and mud, it stands out like a dwelling from another planet. The Gogglebox star and her family had […]

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SAS hero says head negotiator saved 19 lives during the Iranian Embassy siege in 1980

An SAS hero who helped clear the Iranian Embassy of terrorists during the 1980 siege has said the Metropolitan Police’s head negotiator saved 19 lives. Rusty Firman, who was a Lance Corporal in the SAS B Squadron, claimed Max Vernon mediating with the six armed men bought the soldiers the time they needed to prepare. […]

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We’re yet to receive our entitlements, Kano pensioners cry out

Alhaji Salisu Ahmed, the chairman, Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Kano State chapter, says over 3,000 pensioners that retired from 2016 to 2018 are yet to receive their gratuities. Ganduje Ahmed revealed this on Monday when he led other members of the Union to pay a courtesy visit to the Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly […]

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England choose Disneyland base ahead of Rugby World Cup semi-final encounter with New Zealand 

England are on a Mickey Mouse route to the World Cup Final – as Eddie Jones has decided to take his squad to Disneyland this week, ahead of their showdown with the All Blacks. In the aftermath of their quarter-final victory over Australia, England had to wait for the results of the Sunday matches before […]

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Police probe claims ‘two girls’ enticed pair of friends, both 17, to house where they were set upon

Two teenage boys stabbed to death by masked knifemen at a party may have been lured to their death by a couple of girls, police said. Dominic Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, died after a gang gatecrashed a 23rd birthday party in a cul de sac home in Milton Keynes. Detectives are investigating reports […]

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London football agency scramble to destroy data after office break in 

A leading football management agency, who include England international Michael Keane as a client, have been forced to wipe a section of their database after a burglary at their HQ. New Era Global Sports were the victims of a break in at their offices in south London. The burglary took place in the early hours […]

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NISTRUCTE decries non-inclusion of local engineers in ongoing rail projects

Mr Eddy Atumonyogo, the President, Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISTRUCTE), on Monday, decried the non-inclusion of qualified local engineers in the ongoing nationwide multi-billion naira rail projects. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Atumonyogo rued the development while fielding questions from journalists at a press conference in Ibadan to herald the 2019 […]

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Shatta Bandle flaunts his beautiful white ‘girlfriend’

Ghanaian diminutive braggart, Shatta Bandle has shown off his white borrowed girlfriend on the internet. The beautiful lady is seen serving Shatta Bandle with a coconut juice. Bandle after receiving the juice in his glass had a slight walk with the curvy white girl and even spanked her a$$ in the process. He shared the […]

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Chioma’s ex-boyfriend shares their old love-up photos

Ex-boyfriend of Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma stormed social media with their old love-up photos some few hours after Chioma gave birth to a bouncing baby-boy. The yet to be identified ex-boyfriend of Chioma might have done that purposely to break Davido’s heart. Little did he know that the bond being shared by Davido with Chioma is […]

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6 UI staff in DSS net over examination malpractise

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka has handed over six officials of its Distance Learning Center to the Department of the State Security over examination malpractice. The officials were arrested last Friday and had been cooling their heels in the custody of the DSS before they were released on Monday […]

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55 elephants starve to death in Zimbabwe

The biggest national park in Zimbabwe has recorded no lesser than 55 elephants starved to death in the last two months due to droughts. Zimbabwe elephants The droughts reportedly forced the animals to move into communities nearby the park in search of food and water. National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo described […]

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Weak leadership responsible for ECOWAS problems – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has blamed weak and unresponsive leadership for the slow pace of integration among member states of ECOWAS. This comes on the back of the closure of Nigeria’s borders with Benin, a decision adopted to halt smuggling. Addressing the conference on ECOWAS Court of Justice in Accra, President Akufo-Addo said the sub-region cannot […]

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Diana begged William and Harry to look out for each other but family are worried about widening rift

No picture says more about the natural bonding of brothers than that taken of Princes Harry and William at Harry’s wedding last year. Their affection and mutual support for one another on the most public of stages, yet most personal of occasions, was both poignant and compelling. How utterly tragic then that less than 18 […]

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Prince William is ‘concerned’ for brother Harry’s well-being

Prince William is said to be ‘concerned’ for his brother Harry after he bared his soul in an emotional interview. A source said William hoped Harry and his wife Meghan were ‘all right’ after both told of their struggles to cope as royals. In the ITV documentary, the prince spoke of his mental health and his […]

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Boris Johnson publishes his Brexit Withdrawal Bill ahead of ‘Titanic Tuesday’

brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch. Boris Johnson has published his 110-page Brexit Withdrawal Bill just hours before MPs will debate it in a desperate Commons battle starting on ‘Titanic Tuesday.’ The Prime Minister hopes to speed his Brexit deal through the Commons in just three days as he attempts to avoid another delay and take Britain […]

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Manifest replies Sarkodie’s request for a collaboration

Ghanaian rapper Kwame Ametepee Tsikata popularly known as Manifest has replied rapper Sarkodie after he asked him for a collaboration. The “Me Ne Woa” hitmaker took to social media to reveal that he is available for the collaboration. Manifest accepted the Sarkodie’s offer to feature him on a song. “For the culture…my mind dey”, he […]

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Trump justifies leaving Kurds in Turkey’s path

Donald Trump defended his removal of American troops from Syria, arguing he was keeping a campaign promise and that the United States ‘never agreed to protect the Kurds for the rest of their lives.’ ‘We never agreed to protect the Kurds. We supported them for three-and-a-half, four years. We never agreed to protect the Kurds […]

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HENRY DEEDES hears Speaker John Bercow’s gushing self-tributes 

John Bercow was, as sportsmen like to say, up for it. Stirred. Psyched. Super-pumped.  For a moment, as he hoisted himself from his padded throne, I thought he was going to start pumping his legs up and down the way footballers do when they’re waiting in the players’ tunnel. The Speaker had been required to […]

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A/R: Information officers schooled on referendum, district level elections

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah has charged information officers in the region to campaign vigorously to ensure massive turn out in this year’s district level elections and referendum. The Minister was speaking at a day’s workshop organized by the Information Services Department on Friday, 18th October 2019 for Information Officers in the Ashanti […]

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Blackout hits Agbarho, Ughelli communities in Delta state

By Jimitota Onoyume, Ughelli Agbarho and several communities in Ughelli north local government area have been in darkness for over a week. Benin Electricity Distribution Company Residents of Agbarho who spoke to the Vanguard said the power outage started since penultimate Thursday, appealing to the  Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC  to take steps to fix the lingering […]

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11 people died in Chile violent protests over ticket price hike

The mayor of Chile capital city, Santiago has announced that no lesser than 11 people have died as a result of the violent protests in the country. A demonstrator is detained by the police during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Saturday, October 19, 2019. The mayor, Karla Rubilar said about eight of them died on […]

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Rihanna Navy Went Ballistic After She Played Her Fav Chris Brown Song

Rihanna is not allowed to listen to Chris Brown music, at least that’s her the Navy feels. Rihanna is not allowed to listen to Chris Brown music, at least that’s her the Navy feels. It’s been over a decade since Chris Brown‘s violent assault against Rihanna and the resulting breakup, but the incident is apparently […]

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You can’t teach me how to do my work – Ursula blasts Ato Forson

The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has slammed the Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Ato Forson, for questioning her order to telcos to cease the upfront deductions of the Communications Service Tax (CST). After the directive to the telcos last week, Mr. Forson wrote to the Ministry requesting the withdrawal of the order he described as […]

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Steelers linebacker arrested

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo has been arrested on charges of simple assault, criminal mischief and harassment. According to the criminal complaint, Chickillo was arrested today by the Uniontown Pennsylvania State Police. Police say the arrest was from a domestic dispute that happened at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort with his girlfriend, Alysha Newman. […]

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