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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening visited the popular Maracana football stadium in Ajegunle, assuring that the plan to transform the facility to a world class multi-purpose sports complex, that would help teeming youths harness their natural talents in a positive way would commence soon.
When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works, huge debts and missing funds.
After dazzling Rio's imposing Maracana and Barcelona's storied Camp Nou, the world's most expensive footballer Neymar will be welcomed to French football on Sunday at Guingamp's humble 17,000-capacity Stade du Rouduorou in sleepy Brittany.
Israel launched more air strikes on Gaza on Tuesday as Palestinians kept up rocket fire on Israeli territory, in the worst surge of violence since a 2014 war.
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Ogun State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Dimeji Bankole, has reiterated his commitment to tackle unemployment, bad roads and economic complexity in the state, if elected governor in 2019.
A bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed a second reading at the House of Representatives.
The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the media handlers of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of deliberately misrepresenting a search that was clearly in line with international best practices.
Adamawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Dr John Ngamsa, a lecturer with Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, as commissioner nominee.
Former Madagascan president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Thursday alleged that “many voting irregularities” pointed to fraud in this week’s election, heightening fears of a disputed result as counting continued.
Dr. James Dalok, running mate to PDP governorship candidate in Plateau, Sen. Jerry Useni, has said that the retired Army General’s military background was a huge advantage to the troubled north-central state.
Three Democratic incumbents – Joe Donnelly in Indiana, Claire McCaskill in Missouri and Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota – suffered defeat to Republican challengers.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
The contractor behind the videos showing Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, collecting and stashing in his cloth bundles of US dollar, says he is ready to testify before the state Assembly panel investigating the matter.