National Assembly, FCDA may review N37bn complex renovation project

The leadership of the National Assembly might initiate a meeting with the management of the Federal Capital Development Authority on the possibility of achieving a downward review of the N37bn…

Enugu airport rehabilitation ready before Easter — Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway in Enugu would be completed before Easter. The minister, who inspected the reconstruction project on…

Guinea-Bissau: Former PM Embalo wins presidential election

Former Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo has been elected president after winning a run-off vote against another ex-prime minister. The 47-year-old beat rival Domingos Simoes Pereira by about 54%…

India end Commonwealth Games boycott threat

India will participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the country’s Olympic association and the Games organisers announced on Monday. This means it has reversed earlier plans to boycott…

EFCC praises man who sells sachet water in corporate wear

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday celebrated a young man, who hawks sachet water wearing suit, Micheal Iloduba. While announcing Iloduba as its “#YoungNLegit Pick of the Week”…

Arsenal said I wasn’t good enough – Iwobi

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi said he had to prove that he was good enough at Arsenal when he was a teenager, after he was told he was not good…

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World 2019

Jamaican psychology student Toni-Ann Singh was crowned Miss World 2019 Saturday at a ceremony in London, with Miss France and Miss India as runners-up in the beauty pageant. “To that…

Uchenna Kanu wins US Player of the Year award

A Nigerian football player, Uchenna Kanu, has been named the US Women’s Player of the Year by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. According to Goal.com, Kanu was honoured with the…

Zlatan, others light up GOtv Boxing Night

Three high-profile musical artistes, Zlatan Ibile, Mayorkun and Oritsefemi are billed to perform live at the 20th edition of GOtv Boxing Night, tagged, ‘GOtv Boxing Night Musical Festival.’ This was…

UK election: Nigerian-born Chinyelu Onwurah wins first seat for Labour

Nigerian-born Chinyelu Onwurah won the first seat to be declared for Labour in the December 12 general election in the United Kingdom. According to The Independent, Onwurah took Newcastle-upon-Tyne Central with 21,568…