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Christian Chukwu’s kinsmen laud Enugu government, Femi Otedeola, others’ intervention

Christian Chukwu’s kinsmen from Obe Agbo Village, Obe Community, in Nkanu Local Government Area (LGA) of Enugu state, have expressed profound appreciation to prominent Nigerians, including Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for their timely intervention to save the life of their son.
Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says access to electricity is critical to growing Nigeria’s economy.

TEF set to announce finalists in entrepreneurship programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will announce selected applicants for the 2019 cohort of the Foundation’s entrepreneurship programme on Friday.
Oyinkan Braithwaite

Three Nigerians nominated for 2019 Women’s Prize for Literature

Three female Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Emezi Akwaeke and Diana Evans have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
British heavyweight boxing star Anthony Joshua has been awarded his OBE by Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Anthony Joshua awarded OBE by Prince Charles

British heavyweight boxing star Anthony Joshua has been awarded his OBE by Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Man arrested over death of girlfriend

The Police in Enugu State says it has started investigation into the incident involving one Chibuzor Okonkwo, who killed his lover, Nkemakonam Onovo.
Jide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos APC guber aspirant Jide Sanwo-Olu unveils campaign team

Jide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant in Lagos state, has appointed coordinators for his campaign ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the state.

Nkanu traders: Why we endorsed Governor Ugwuanyi for second term

Members of the Nkanu Traders’ Association in Enugu State have asked other governorship aspirants in the State to wait till 2023.

University of Calabar security arrests 11 alleged cultists after death of two students

The management of the University of Calabar on Monday said it has deployed security around and within the institution over the killing of two students by gunmen in a suspected renewed wave of cult clashes on campus.

Enugu compensates farmers, shrine owners affected by road project

Enugu State Government through the Rural Access and Mobility Project-2 has compensated farmers and shrine owners affected by a road project in Ojjor Community in Uzo-Uwani LGA.

Niger Delta militants vow resumption of attack on oil facilities

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators has threatened to resume destruction of oil installations and other Federal Government facilities in the region.

Gunmen kill female lawyer, few months after assassination of brother

Few months after unknown gunmen assassinated Comrade Isaac Obe, the immediate past President of Eleme youths, assassins again struck the family with the shooting and killing Barrister Mary Obe, the elder sister of the former youth leader at about 3 am on Thursday.

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Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Odion Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Ighalo with five goals to his name finished ahead of big guns like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane who both finished on three goals respectively for Algeria and Senegal.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Barcelona offer Paris Saint-Germain £90 million plus two players for Neymar

Barcelona have made a £90m offer plus two players for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, according to Sky in Germany.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance.

Senator Omo-Agege: I’ll appoint aides from all geo-political zones

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance.
No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV-AIDS in Ogun during an HIV-AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.

HIV/AIDs: Total Group launches awareness project in Ogun

No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV/AIDS in Ogun during an HIV/AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.
A second minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah has won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations for Algeria in Cairo.

Algeria sink Senegal to claim second Africa Cup of Nations

Bounedjah cut in from the left after kick-off and hit a shot that took a deflection off a sliding Salif Sane.