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Argentina’s Dario Benedetto got OM’s opener Friday with a classic centre-forward’s control on the chest and a flying snap-shot as the former Boca Juniors forward produced a second goal from consecutive outings after a 15-match personal dry patch.
The South-South zone representative of the National Caretaker/Extraordinary convention planning committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon has called on the electorates in Bayelsa West and Central Senatorial Districts to vote en masse for the candidates of the party during the Saturday by-election.
The City boss said himself that the goalkeeper was the best player in his squad at scoring spot-kicks last season when his side went through a poor run of missing penalties. Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Sergio Aguero all spurned chances from the spot when City missed four of seven between November and February.
Zimbabwe striker Tino Kadewere scored a late winner as Lyon beat Angers 1-0 to move second in Ligue 1, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Barcelona need to “try and sign one or two strikers” in the January transfer window if they have any ambition of challenging for the Champions League crown, says Rivaldo.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has confirmed that Bertrand Traore will miss their Premier League trip to Arsenal on Sunday.
Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named in the Portugal squad to play a friendly against Andorra and Nations League matches against France and Croatia.
Barcelona are reportedly considering a potential transfer swoop for Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele in what would be something of a surprise move.
French authorities said that a person suspected of firing a hunting gun and seriously wounding a Greek Orthodox priest outside a church in the city of Lyon, France, Saturday, is in police custody.
Kylian Mbappe scored from the penalty spot as Paris Saint-Germain eased to their seventh straight Ligue 1 win on Saturday, beating Nantes 3-0 away to move provisionally three points clear at the top of the table.
The priest was fired on twice at about 4pm local time (15:00 GMT) as he was closing the church, and was being treated on-site for life-threatening injuries, the source told Reuters on Saturday.
Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani spoke to his Australian counterpart Marisa Payne on Friday, weeks after the October 2 incident that saw airport staff take women off several planes to examine them to check whether they were the mother of a baby abandoned at Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Juventus and former boss Maurizio Sarri are still in discussions about settling the compensation he is due after being sacked in the summer, according to reports.
The 22-year-old Lyon midfielder was heavily linked with a move to the Gunners but a £45million move failed to materialise before the transfer window slammed shut on October 5.
The Acting Director, Defense media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, told newsmen during routine updates for the month of November, at the Army Super camp 4 in Faskari, Katsina State, that four additional suspected armed robbers and three cattle rustlers were also nabbed by troops while 300 cows were recovered during the operations.
The Katsina State Government have declared its determination to shore up her investment climate in the state and have therefore designated 2021 for the take off of its aggressive investment promotion campaigns, aimed at boosting the economic and social development of the state as well promote wealth and employment creation.
An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
Suspected armed bandits on Saturday disrupted the voting process during the State Assembly election in Oroji village in Rini ward of Bakura local government area of Zamfara state.
The Federal Government said on Friday that despite that fake news and misinformation on social media fuelled the recent #EndSARS crisis, it would not shut down the internet or stifle press freedom.
The United States Government has removed all visa reciprocity fees for Nigerians applying for United States visas with effect from December 3, 2020.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued fresh directives to International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs) on foreign currency payment in cash to beneficiaries of diaspora remittances.
President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming COVID czar, Jeffrey Zients, is facing new scrutiny over his corporate ties — particularly a two-year stint on Facebook’s board of directors. But the Biden transition team confirmed that Zients liquidated his Facebook stock earlier this year and will retain no equity when he officially begins his White House role.
The Governor of Nasarawa State Engineer Abdullahi Sule; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN); Hon Mas’ud Musa Bashir MD, Al-Mas’ud Oil & Gas; Alhaji Ibrahim Ibrahim Managing Director Warams Services Limited among others were honored at the award ceremony, which is committed to honouring deserving personalities across the world who have contributed to Africa’s and Nigeria’s peace and stability.
The back-to-back hurricanes destroyed a small patch of corn that helped Tomasa Mendoza feed her five children in a tiny hamlet nestled in the impoverished mountains of eastern Guatemala.