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French left to stage street showdown over Macron reforms

Tens of thousands of French leftists are expected to answer a call by firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon to throng the streets of Paris on Saturday in protest over President Emmanuel Macron's sweeping reforms of the labour code.

France’s Macron to sign his signature labour reforms

France President Emmanuel Macron prepared on Friday to sign sweeping changes to France’s complex labour code, sealing a signature reform after four months at the helm.

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2019: Surrender your PVCs – NIS tells foreigners

The comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Enugu State Command, Sam Chinda, has asked all foreigners in the state to surrender their Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) as they are not expected to participate in the 2019 general elections.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA members back 48 teams in Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Police arraign 51 adherents of Judaism in Abia for terrorism, felony

No fewer than 51 adherents of Judaism, comprising 10 females and 41 males who arrested in Umuahia, Abia State, were yesterday arraigned before an Umuahia Magistrate’s Court.

National Sports Festival: Rivers female team beat Kaduna to win beach volleyball gold

The Rivers women beach volleyball team on Thursday defeated their counterparts from Kaduna 2-0 to win the beach volleyball event of the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.

Federal government lays foundation of gold refinery in Ogun

The Federal Government yesterday laid the foundation of the first gold refinery in Mowe, Ogun State, to enhance the country’s sustainable economic growth.