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Crime Busters qualify for Enugu State FA Cup final match

Crime Busters Football Club of Enugu on Sunday qualified for the final match of the Enugu State FA Cup competition. Crime Busters beat Disveit-in-Afrik FC 1-0 in a semi-final encounter of the competition at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu. The police team by this also picked the ticket to represent the state in the National Aiteo Cup. The  two ...

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NNL: 3SC wallop visiting Bayelsa United 4-0

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday humiliated visiting Bayelsa United Football Club 4-0 in a Match Day 4 fixture of the 2017/2018 Nigeria National League (NNL). The Oluyole Warriors had to wait for long before a brace from Olufemi Opeoluwa in the second half set them on course. Opeoluwa scored in the 53rd and 66th minutes of ...

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Rudman, IXPN boss for DigitalSENSE forum 2018

LAGOS – The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet eXchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Mr. Muhammed Rudman, would early next month, June, preside over the annual 2018 edition of Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum (NDSF) series on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable. Confirming this at the weekend, the convener of NDSF Series and Executive Director, Operations ...

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Niger 2019: Flying Eagles progress to final qualifying round

Seven-time African champions Nigeria reached the final round of qualification series for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations after a 1-0 home defeat of Guinea Bissau on Sunday. Following a scoreless first half at the U.J. Essence Stadium in Calabar, Nigeria’s two –goal hero in the first–leg, Wasiu Alalade was badly impaired in the penalty box in the 58th ...

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Ramadan: Marwa, Uwais urge prayers for Nigeria

Retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, former military administrator of Lagos and Alhaji Muhammadu Uwais, former Chief Justice of Nigeria have called on Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for peace and unity in the country. They both made the call on Sunday in Abuja at the 2018 Al-habibiyyah national unity Ramadan lecture with the theme: Fast, Feed and be ...

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Tennis: Svitolina dominates Halep to defend Italian Open crown


Fourth seed Elina Svitolina successfully defended her Italian Open title on Sunday with a dominant 6-0 6-4 victory over an out-of-sorts Simona Halep. World number one Halep came through a tough three-set semi-final against Maria Sharapova on Saturday and was well off the pace, failing to coax even a single break point opportunity the entire match. “It’s amazing that I ...

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Ondo NUJ condemns attack on members


The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, has condemned the attack on its members who covered the APC factional State Congress on Saturday in Akure. The Secretary of the council, Mr Leke Adegbite, expressed the union’s displeasure over the attack in a statement issued on Sunday in Akure. Adegbite condemned the failure of security operatives to arrest any ...

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How Nigerian airports can be more viable — FAAN MD

Mr Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), said in Abuja that the country’s airports could become viable the moment economic activities were created around them. Dunoma newsmen in Abuja that in furtherance of the Federal Government’s resolve to diversify the economy, FAAN had identified a number of airports in the country where fresh cargo facilities would ...

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Sambo, Wike, Fayose others to attend book presentation for Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo, governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti will on Tuesday May 22 attend the public presentation and launching of a book titled `Goodluck Jonathan: The making of a statesman’. The  Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and other prominent Nigerians are billed to attend as guests. The Author of the book, Mr Paul ...

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