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Euro roundup: Osimhen returns, Nnadozie concedes five

Written by on 25 January 2021

Victor Osimhen made his much-anticipated return in Napoli’s 3-1 loss to Hellas Verona in the Italian Serie A on Sunday. The Nigerian last played for Gli Azzurri in November after picking up a shoulder injury, which saw him miss seven games. He came on for Andrea Petagna in the 65th minute but failed to get […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 964 New Cases, Two More Deaths

Written by on 25 January 2021

Nigeria on Sunday reported 964 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC). The disease control agency added that two more deaths had been recorded. To date, 121,566 cases have been confirmed, 97,228 cases discharged and 1,504 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. […]

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Frank Lampard Set To Be Sacked As Chelsea Coach – Reports

Written by on 25 January 2021

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard is poised to be sacked on Monday after a run of mediocre results that sees the West London side place 9th on the premier league log. Lampard has been under pressure lately following losses to Everton, Wolves, Manchester City and Leicester. A draw to Aston Villa further dampened the mood at […]

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North Korea diplomat ‘defects to South Korea’: Reports

Written by on 25 January 2021

A high-ranking North Korean diplomat has defected to South Korea, media reports say. Ryu Hyun-woo was acting ambassador to Kuwait and is thought to have fled with his family in September 2019, the Maeil business daily said. The reports said he wanted to ensure a better future for his children. This echoes the case of […]

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Bandits attack Niger communities, cart away foodstuff

Written by on 25 January 2021

Armed bandits said to be numbering about 200 on Sunday morning invaded some communities in Munya and Paikoro Local Government Areas of Niger State, killing two vigilantes, a middle-aged man and injuring about 15 others in an operation which the villagers said was targeted only at foodstuff. About 15 women were abducted and made to […]

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Heatwave sweeps Australian cities and raises bushfire danger

Written by on 25 January 2021

A large blaze brought an emergency warning to Adelaide in South Australia on Monday, while neighbouring Victoria faced its worst fire risk in a year. Victoria’s capital Melbourne reached 30C by 07.30 local time (20.30 Sunday GMYT) ahead of an expected 40C maximum. Temperatures in Sydney were also forecast to exceed 30C for a third […]

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Turkey to get a further 6.5 million Sinovac vaccines Today

Written by on 25 January 2021

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 6.5 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine made by China’s Sinovac will arrive in Turkey Today, part of a second planned shipment, allowing the nationwide rollout to continue. Three million doses of the CoronaVac have already arrived and 10 million more doses were expected in total in Turkey’s second […]

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Edo APC chair, senator disagree over support for Obaseki

Written by on 25 January 2021

Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State Col. David Imuse (rtd), and a party member in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, Senator Domingo Obende, have disagreed over Obende’s membership and support for Governor Godwin Obaseki. Imuse yesterday petitioned the party’s national secretariat to reverse Obende’s appointment as Chairman of the Niger State Registration […]

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Northern states APC chairmen meet in Jos on Tuesday

Written by on 25 January 2021

Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 19 northern states are to meet in Jos on Tuesday to brainstorm on how to further move the party forward. Chief Letep Dabang, Chairman, Forum of 19 States APC Chairmen, who is also Chairman of the APC in Plateau, disclosed this newsman in Jos. Letep said […]

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