2019 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket final: D’Tigress chase historic fourth title against Senegal (Vanguard)

Nigeria’s women national basketball side, D’Tigress will today in the 15,000-seater Dakar Arena, go up in arms against Senegal in the final of the 2019 FIFA Women’s AfroBasket Championship, with the Nigerians chasing a historic fourth title, while the hosts…

Miyetti Allah begins tour of Fulani settlements in Enugu (Vanguard)

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says it has begun the sensitisation of its members in the 14 Fulani settlements in Enugu State, in order to check infiltrators. The South-East Chairman of MACBAN, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, disclosed…

Man stabbed to death in Lagos over ram bet (Vanguard)

Life was snuffed out of a 25-year-old man yesterday, at Ishawo area of Lagos, during a fight over the winner of ram betting. Youths in some parts of the country engage in ram betting, whereby two rams are made to…

FIFA approves Women’s World Cup expansion to 32 teams in 2023 (Vanguard)

Football’s world governing body (FIFA), has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition. It has also reopened the bidding process for potential hosts. “The FIFA Council has unanimously…

Drama as WAEC Deputy Registrar disowns Buhari’s Cambridge Certificate (Vanguard)

The Deputy Registrar of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Oshindehinde Adewumi, on Wednesday, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that he was the one that certified President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement of results. However, under cross-examination, the…

Joint Tax Board targets 45m tax payers by Q3’19 (Vanguard)

The Joint Tax Board (JTB), yesterday, said it aims to achieve tax base of 45 million people by the end of the third quarter of this year (Q1’19). Chairman, JTB, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, disclosed this during the South-West flag-off ceremony…

Ogoni backs Kula to quit SPDC from OML25 (Vanguard)

Ogoni ethnic group in Rivers State has backed the people of Kula Kingdom, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state, in their bid to quit Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), from Operating Oil Mining Lease, OML25, threatening to mobilise 7,000…

Sanwo-Olu, Fashola, Mamora, others for Lagos Traffic Radio 4th lecture series (Vanguard)

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, former governor of the state and immediate past Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, and Senator, Olorunnibe Mamora, will lead other prominent Nigerians and transport stakeholders at the Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series,…

I make N18,000 daily from selling stolen phones, says Lagos pick-pocket (Vanguard)

A suspect arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), has revealed how he makes at least N18,000 daily from selling stolen phones. The suspect, Lawal Daodu, 31, was arrested in Computer Village, Ikeja, on Friday at…

Atiku backs community policing, advises FG to talk less, take more action (Vanguard)

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Monday advised President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government and Nigerians to be less loquacious on prime matters, noting that community policing would be the…

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