Girelli’s hat trick lifts Italy into next round of WC (Nation)

Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday. It was Italy’s second hat trick at the World Cup, as Girelli joined Carolina…

Judgement day! Ekiti varsity lecturer caught pants down with student (Nation)

A senior lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, has been caught pants down while allegedly attempting to have carnal knowledge of one his students. The lecturer identified as Dr. O.O Aduwo was seen nude in a 29-second video clip which…

UN to assist INEC on electoral reform ahead of future polls (Nation)

The United Nations (UN) has offered to assist Nigeria in its efforts to reform its electoral process. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently proposed to open up dialogue on the country’s electoral process to seek means of tackling some…

Tragedy as generator fume kills six wedding guests in Imo (Nation)

No fewer than six persons have been reported dead and about thirty others on danger list after inhaling generator fume while attending a marriage ceremony in Umuomumu community in Mbaitoli Council Area of Imo State The victims who were guests…

Lagos Chief Judge retires (Nation)

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, retired on Monday after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 65 years. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Oke, born on June 10, 1954, was appointed as the 16th…

Women’s World Cup: I’m not under pressure to perform, says Oshoala (Nation)

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala says she is not under any pressure to perform at the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France. The U-20 Women’s World Cup Adidas Golden Ball and Adidas Golden Boot winner says she hopes to…

CBN Act demands we defend Naira, says Emefiele (Nation)

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) vowed on Saturday to sustain its policy of defending the naira against world currencies for the next five years. It said the policy is backed by the CBN Act. Speaking at a Consultative Roundtable…

Nigeria set for breakthrough, says Osinbajo (Nation)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday reflected on myriads of challenges being faced in the land and concluded that Nigeria is on the verge of breakthrough. He urged Nigerians not to allow the rhetoric of division to blur their vision of…

Long-serving legislators returning to ninth assembly (Nation)

When the ninth National Assembly is inaugurated this month, some of its longest-serving members are expected to return to the hallowed chambers and play crucial roles in the next legislative session. Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI looks at some of…

Brain drain! Ghanaian varsity offers $40,000 scholarship to UTME best, Ekene (Nation)

Academic City College, a private university in Accra, Ghana, has offered scholarship worth $40,000 to Ekene Franklin Ezeunala, the candidate who scored 347 – the highest score – in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The College Senior Admissions…

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