Monthly Archives: June 2018

Bandits In Army Uniform Attack Female Journalist 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka A member of staff of Fides Communications Okpuno Awka  was robbed at gun point on Sunday evening about 6.40pm on her way from evening mass. The attackers who were dressed in Army Camouflage shirts and were on motor bikes, pounced on the journalist and robbed her along Regina Caeli junction Awka, the Anambra state capital. Her attackers ...

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World Cup: Remaining Fixtures For The Week

Here are the remaining match fixtures for the week: Thursday 21 June – Today Group C:  DEN vs AUS (1pm) Group C: FRA vs PER (4pm) Group D: ARG vs CRO (7pm) Friday 22 June Group E: BRZ vs CRC (1pm) Group D: NGA vs ICE (4pm) Group E: SER vs SWI (7pm) Saturday 23 June Group G: BEL vs TUN ...

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World Cup: Spain 1-0 Iran

Spain dominated possession in the first half against underdogs Iran but could not break through the defence, Daily Mail reported. Here are the snippets of the match: David Silva came close with a free-kick and an overhead effort but he Group B match remained deadlocked  Diego Costa courted controversy when he appeared to step on the foot of Iran keeper Alireza ...

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Okada Riders To Become Bus Owners In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has set aside N765m for commercial motorcyclists in the state to enable them to purchase shuttle buses following the government’s decision to restrict them from operating in Awka, the state capital, and Onitsha, the Southeast commercial hub, from July 1. The funds will be accessed through the Anambra State Small Business ...

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Bayelsa Commissioner Resigns, Defects To APC

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Otobo Ibarakumo, has resigned his appointment with the Seriake Dickson administration with immediate effect. Ibarakumo and his army of supporters on Wednesday dumped Dickson’s Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress in the state. Apart from Ibarakumo and his supporters, a former Director, Centre for Youth Development, representing Nembe Local Government ...

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Windstorm: Buhari Expected In Bauchi On Condolence, Commiseration Visit

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has urged the victims of last Saturday’s windstorm in Bauchi state to exercise patience as government starts distribution of relief materials, before embarking on reconstruction of houses and markets as well as rehabilitation of home/shop owners. A press statement signed by press secretary to the governor, Abubakar Al-Sadique, says Governor Abubakar made that statement on Wednesday ...

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World Cup: Uruguay 1 – 0 Saudi Arabia

Uruguay defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0 to go through to the knockout stages alongside Russia. Saudi Arabia are going home, they looked good in the first half but looked tired in the second. Russia thumped Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening game of the tournament at the Luzhniki last week.

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Is Ronaldo Engaged? Girlfriend Flashes Diamond Ring In Wedding Finger

Ronaldo’s girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez, 24, added weight to growing rumours of an engagement to the superstar striker, 33, by revealing a sparkling diamond ring in her wedding finger as she cheered the Portuguese national team to victory in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday afternoon. The Spanish beauty pointedly flashed the huge rock to a female friend as she watched her partner ...

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Breaking: Buhari Signs 2018 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion into law after seven months of its submission to National Assembly (NASS). The President, who signed the budget on Wednesday, however, expressed concern over changes made by NASS to the budget proposal. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) had on Oct. 26, 2017 approved the 2018 draft budget of ...

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