World must be better prepared for next pandemic, says WHO boss

  World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic, as he called on countries to invest in public health. More than 27.19 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 888,326​ have died, according to a Reuters […]

Arts & Entertainments

CEAN: Cinemas to reopen Sept 11

    The Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has announced that theatres across the country will now reopen on September 11, following months of shutdown. The association broke the news via its Instagram on Monday, in a development that would end months of a shutdown which the federal government enforced in March to curb COVID-19 […]


Messi finally shows up at Barca’s training ground

  After a week of absence, Lionel Messi finally drove to Barcelona training ground on Monday. It was to the delight of the fans. But despite his presence, he was not seen training with the rest. He was filmed by RAC1 arriving at the Barcelona training centre this afternoon. It was learnt that the Argentinian had his […]


Naira weakens on parallel market as BDCs await CBN’ dollars  

  The naira resumed its downtrend against the US dollar on the parallel market on Monday, dropping to N445/$1 from N440 that it exchanged at for most part of last week. The local currency also weakened from N570 to N575 against the Pound and it equally fell from N515 to the Euro from the previous […]


Nations League: England drop Foden, Greenwood for bringing women back to hotel

  Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood have been dropped from the England squad after breaching quarantine rules by inviting women to the team hotel in Iceland. Foden, 20, and Greenwood, 18, made their senior international debuts in Saturday’s 1-0 UEFA Nations League win over Iceland, reports ESPN. Icelandic website reported on Monday the pair then brought two women back to the England […]

Metro & Crime

Ex-Rep seeks amicable settlement of Nigeria, Ghana trade dispute

  Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Hon. Mashood Mustapha, has admonished Nigerians resident in Ghana and their host community to amicably resolve their trade dispute. Mustapha, who is also the Oluomo of Yorubaland in Ghana, gave the admonition while fielding questions from journalists in Ilorin, Kwara State. […]


Noose around Barca President’s neck tightens

  The Lionel Messi‘s saga may consume the now embattled president of FC Barcelona. According to Spanish publication, Tribuna, Messi’s criticism of the president could become the final nail in the Bartomeu’s coffin. In his recent interview the Argentine striker accused Josep Maria Bartomeu of mismanaging the club. As a result, activists are reportedly have started a […]

Metro & Crime

Mechanic Village inferno: Bayelsa sets up probe committee

  Pauline Onyibe, Yenagoa Bayelsa State government on Monday constituted a committee to investigate the cause of the fire outbreak that gutted some parts of the Mechanic Village along Imiringi Road in Yenagoa. Governor Douye Diri, who disclosed this at the mechanic village which he visited to see the extend of damage, said the Committee, […]


Buhari’s govt has failed Nigerians, says Ortom

  Cephas Iorhemen, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has slammed the President Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government saying it has failed Nigerians in the areas of infrastructure, economy, security and fight against corruption. Governor Ortom stated this while addressing an expanded caucus meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Government […]

Metro & Crime

JUST IN: Thugs invade Ondo State House of Assembly

  Some persons suspected to be thugs have invaded the Ondo State House of Assembly Complex in Akure, the state capital. The thugs, it was learnt converged on the Assembly to prevent the three suspended lawmakers reinstated by an Akure High Court judgement from gaining access to the Complex. According to, the thugs who […]