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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the club do not have much room to manoeuvre in the January transfer window and may have to offload players before they can add to the first-team squad.

Mikel Arteta under pressure to face Chelsea

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, is under huge pressure as his side languishing in 15th place in the Premier League table heading into tomorrow’s showdown with Chelsea.
Former Lobi Stars striker Sikiru Alimi says he’s delighted to make his debut for Moroccan side Maghreb de Fès football club.

Former Lobi striker glad to make Maghreb de Fès debut

Former Lobi Stars striker Sikiru Alimi says he’s delighted to make his debut for Moroccan side Maghreb de Fès football club.

World Disability Day: PWDs demand better deals

The Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) and its allies on the aegis of Access Nigeria Campaign have called for better deals for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) across the country in the interest of national development.
Dr. Bishop Sam Zuga, the newly elected Archbishop of House of Joy ministry, popularly known as Jehovah Field Marshall has given reasons he would rather continue leading Nigeria to the right path by living an exemplary life rather than leading protests

Bishop Zuga plans to reduce unemployment in Africa with ‘Zugacoin’

Archbishop Sam Zuga has unveiled his plans to alleviate unemployment in Africa in line with his vision 0202-2020.
Kola Ologbondiyan

2023: PDP cautions Nigerians to beware of APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has cautioned Nigerians against falling for the ruling All Progressives Congress in the 2023 presidential election.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ndubuisi Egbo is two wins away from leading KF Tirana to the league title in Albania.

Ndubuisi Egbo has no regrets despite KF Tirana sack

The former Nigeria international was relieved from his duties after a string of poor performances from his side, where they managed three wins in their last 11 games across all competitions.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo charges corporate leaders on business ethics, good governance

Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President, has charged corporate leaders on the adoption and entrenchment of high ethical standards and good governance to engender business sustainability.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

#EndSARS: Don’t turn protest to Igbo affairs – South East governors

The Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has warned that the EndSARS protest must not be labelled as Igbo affairs.
#EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos

Senator Tinubu: Contribute toll-gate revenues to shooting victims

Senator Bola Tinubu on Sunday proposed that revenue from the Lekki Toll-Gate should go towards succour for victims of military shooting of October 20.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again appealed to #EndSARS protesters to resist the temptation of being used by some subversive elements to cause chaos with the aim of truncating the nation’s nascent democracy.

#EndSARS: President Buhari urges protesters to resist temptation of being used by subversive elements

President Muhammadu Buhari has again appealed to #EndSARS protesters to resist the temptation of being used by some subversive elements to cause chaos with the aim of truncating the nation’s nascent democracy.
A community health officer helps sanitation workers to put on personal protective equipment (PPE) at the coronavirus treatment center of Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leone July 2, 2020. REUTERS-Cooper Inveen

World virus deaths top 800,000 as nations ramp up measures

The global death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 800,000, according to an AFP count on Saturday, with numerous countries ramping up restrictions in an effort to battle an eruption of new cases.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Minister mourns NAF first female combat helicopter pilot

The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has expressed shock over the death of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
Aleksander Ceferin, the Uefa president, says a European Super League is ‘a fiction or a dream’. Thanassis Stavrakis-AP

UEFA: Leagues across Europe ready to play behind closed doors

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin on Monday disclosed that leagues across Europe were ready to return to action behind closed doors in a bid to limit the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

AIBA executive calls for unity in fight to revive organisation

International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee member, Shelly Selowati Soejono, has called for unity within the governing body as it bids to work its way out of trouble.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 16 November 2019 Bayelsa State Governorship Election, Chief David Lyon, has named Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as his running mate.

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate names running mate

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr David Lyon, has named Senator Biobatakuma Degi- Eremienyo as his running mate.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote: We are placing Nigeria on global map of sugar producers

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group, says his investment in the sugar sector will place Nigeria on the global map of sugar producers while increasing employment and saving huge foreign exchange for the country.

Yuletide: Muslim woman donates wrappers to Christian widows for Christmas in Kaduna

Muslim woman donates wrappers and other food items to Christian widows for Christmas celebration in Kaduna as part of efforts to boost peaceful coexistence

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This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General of NAPTIP, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Abuja.

NAPTIP seeks partnership with UNODC to fight human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal ‘make approach’ for wantaway Real Madrid playmaker

However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
FILE PHOTO - Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer on Epiphany, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Vatican, January 6, 2021. Vatican Media-­Handout via REUTERS-File Photo

Pope urges U.S. reconciliation as bishops call out Joe Biden on abortion

Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

John Mrabure emerges new acting correctional chief

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates 29-member reconciliation committee

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.