There is, perhaps, no other athlete that has so much caught the attention of the whole world in contemporary time as Usain Bolt of Jamaica. It is not just about his talent. Neither is it about his imposing frame. Bolt brings something extra to his trade that makes fans enjoy watching him.
The part of this headline in inverted commas is not original. I borrowed it from one of the most memorable lines in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, a satirical exploration of the virtues and vices that dot the lives of mortals in Western Europe of the 18th Century.
Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress in the lead up to the 2015 general elections, its promise to prosecute an all-out war against corruption was unquestionably the most compelling and believable.
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, during an interactive session/technical roundtable on the NGO regulatory bill has accused civil society organisations of abusing the mandate of their establishments
That I can stand to be counted among citizens of Nigeria who can sacrifice their lives to protect and defend the territorial integrity and sovereignty of my country confers on me an infinite feeling of fulfillment and heroism.
Notably, however, Nigeria has a mixed enterprise economic system; consequently, Government does not require gigantic budgets in order to create the conducive environment that facilitates participation by the much larger private sector in delivering basic projects and essential services.
The signing of the Bill into law by Governor Ortom before enthusiastic stakeholders marked a historic turning point in the years of unprovoked attacks by violent herdsmen against some farming communities in the State.
The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.
The Presidency on Saturday cleared the air on the responsibilities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and that of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.
Tragedy struck in Imo State on Friday after a retired policeman, Emezim Duru, shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified man at an ongoing festival in the state.
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Wilfred Ndidi will be fit for Leicester City’s meeting with Bournemouth after a minor hamstring strain kept the midfielder out of the victory over Sheffield United on Saturday.
Kano Pillars must pull all the stuns in Kumasi today, as they face Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko in the second leg CAF champions league tie.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.
Chinonso Emeka saved the day for Nigeria as the Flying Eagles grabbed a 2-2 draw against Morocco in their final Group A game on Friday night in Rabat.
Napoli legend Careca has lashed out at rumoured transfer target Mauro Icardi, saying the Argentine can ‘go to hell’ if he doesn’t want to sign.
Some stakeholders, on Tuesday, identified third-party influence and lack of trust among couples as factors responsible for the collapse of marriages nowadays.
Ekiti state government has commenced the evacuation of destitute and mentally derailed persons off the streets of the state capital Ado Ekiti and its environ.