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PSG’s ‘MCN’ turn focus back to domestic action

Paris Saint-Germain and their fearsome attacking trio of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani host Lyon on Sunday looking to make it six successive wins to kick off the Ligue 1 season.

WCQ: Cameroon’s clash, a do-or-die affair – Mikel

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has stated that victory against Cameroon in Uyo on Friday would go a long way in the team’s qualification for next year’s World Cup in Russia.

Court slams N1.5m bail on travel agent over alleged visa scam

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday slammed a N1.5 million bail on a 49-year-old travel agent, Akintola Eyitayo, charged with N8.25 million visa scam.

Mikel returns as Rohr names squad for battles with Cameroon

Super Eagles’ team Captain, Mikel John Obi, has been recalled to the team as the Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Tuesday, released his list of players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying duels with Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions.

Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite their 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg.

Facebook, Google lose $123m to Lithuanian scammer

The Court of Appeal of Lithuania has decided to extradite to the United States a Lithuanian scam artist identified as Evaldas Rimasauskas, who conned $123 million out of FaceBook and Google by sending fake emails.

Migrant rescue boat heading to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean

A German humanitarian rescue ship is heading to the aid of a vessel run by a group of far-right activists, who are at sea to disrupt the work of charity boats helping migrants in the Mediterranean.

Smuggler drowns 50 African teen migrants

Roughly 50 teenage Somali and Ethiopian migrants were “deliberately drowned’’ on Wednesday by a smuggler.

Abia Warriors suspend striker Godwin Zaki for indiscipline

Abia Warriors have announced the indefinite suspension of striker Godwin Zaki for what they described as “acts of indiscipline and professional misconduct”.

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Five docked for robbery, unlawful possession of arms in Ekiti

Five men on Thursday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court over alleged armed robbery and possession of illegal arms.

UN Security Council adopts peacekeeping reforms

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution on the importance of reforming UN peace keeping operations to ensure they become responsible, efficient and transparent with several other sub regions in the continent.

Nigeria recorded 58,000 maternal mortality in 2015 – UNICEF

A joint report by World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and World Bank says Nigeria recorded 58,000 maternal mortality in 2015.

Swansea boss hopes Tammy Abraham opts for England

Swansea boss Paul Clement hopes Tammy Abraham will choose to play for England after interest from Nigeria - but will not put pressure on him to do so.

Fed govt to promote reading culture – minister

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion of reading culture in the country.

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Celebrity chef threatens to poison Trump

Anthony Bourdain, host of “Parts Unknown” on liberal CNN, has said that he would poison U.S. President Donald Trump if he was asked to cater a peace summit between the President and Kim Jong Un.

Sheriff PDP faction joins APC in Delta

The membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State further depleted on Saturday when supporters of the former national chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, joined the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

Nigeria not ready for electric powered vehicles – Jalal

The former Director General, Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council, Engr Aminu Jalal, at the weekend disclosed that the nation is not prepared to transit from fossil fuels to renewable energy or electric powered automobiles.

IPOB crisis: Gov. Lalong imposes indefinite curfew on Jos

The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has declared an indefinite dusk to dawn curfew on the state capital, Jos.

Anambra APC faults proscription of IPOB activities

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State has denounced the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) activities by South East governors.