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What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.
The France striker began the month with a goal and an assist in Arsenal’s 3-2 win at Cardiff City on September 2, and followed that up with goals in the Gunners’ victories over Everton (2-0) – for which he won the goal of the month award – and Brentford (3-1).
Analysts at Afrinvest Limited stated that “we anticipate a rebound in today’s trading, as we saw significant buy interest in banking stocks yesterday, which we expect to be sustained throughout this week.”
Nigerian players have been dumped out from the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, Lagos.
Justice Binta Nyako, one of the wives of former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, withdrew on Tuesday from cases involving the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
The Brazilian football confederation said on Tuesday that it has yet to pick an opponent for their last friendly of the year, which will also take place in November.
Angry members of the All Progressives Congress from the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory stormed the party’s National Secretariat on Wednesday to protest the direct mode of primary imposed on them.
Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to learn a few lessons from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the bid to conduct a free, fair, credible and transparent elections in 2019.
A former Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Chief David Shikfu Paradang, has clinched the ticket to contest for the Plateau Central senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election.
The Lagos State Government has released N795 million in September to settle part of accrued pension rights of its retirees.
“Let me also remind political patties and candidates that the end of primaries does not mean the immediate commencement of campaigns. Section 99(1) prohibits campaigns by political parties earlier than 90 days before polling day,” he said.