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Buhari congratulates FirstBank @125

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with First Bank Nigeria Limited on its 125th anniversary. A statement by the President’s Spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said that on behalf of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and Nigerians in general, President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates…

Netanyahu gives rare TV interview to address allegations (Guardian)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given a rare and unscheduled television interview to combat allegations of improper behaviour from his rivals before April elections. Saturday night’s interview with Channel 12 came just before he boarded a plane for Washington,…

PDP’s Bala Mohammed wins supplementary election in Bauchi (ChannelsTV)

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed, has won the supplementary election in Bauchi State. Returning Officer Professor Kyari Mohammed made the announcement on Sunday, a day after the exercise took place in the state. According to…

Serena Williams unhappy, frustrated with her performance despite win (TennisWorldUSA)

Serena Williams was not satisfied at all with her three-set opening round win over Rebecca Peterson at the Miami Open. In her post-match press conference, the American said: “I’m not really thinking about my match too much today”. “I wasn’t…

Fury to fight unbeaten Schwarz in Las Vegas (Eurosport)

Tyson Fury is heading to Las Vegas to fight Tom Schwarz in his first return to the ring since a dramatic bout with Deontay Wilder last December. Fury will take on the German, who has won all 24 of his…

Illegal shares sale: SEC to sanction erring company secretaries (Punch)

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said it will sanction company secretaries involved in selling or aiding the trade of shares of unlisted companies on platforms that are not recognised by the commission. The acting Director-General, SEC, Ms Mary…

Digital Inclusion: African ICT Foundation unveils two-year development plan

The African ICT Foundation (AFICTF) has unveiled a two-year digital inclusion development plan for the continent targeting policy and infrastructure issues on Internet of Things ( IoTs), Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. The Foundation is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) established…

We almost killed Success, now her video has changed our lives – Parents (Punch)

Theophilus Onojeghen writes about how a video of the innocent outburst of Success Adegor, went viral, elevated the family and exposed problems in the educational system in Delta State Finding Success Adegor’s home within the Urban Area of Sapele wasn’t…

UNHRC supports Semenya in fight to compete in international athletics (PA)

The UNHRC has pledged its support to Caster Semenya as she fights for her right to compete under the women’s category in international athletics. 28-year-old South African athlete, World and Olympic 800m champion, Caster Semenya, has challenged the International Association…

My parents say I can’t marry my fiancée because she is too old

My mum always likes to say, “when a bird is alive, it eats ants. When the bird has died, ants eat it”. It was and has always been her favourite saying and she has been mouthing those words as far…

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