Esperance declared 2018/2019 CAF Champions League winners

Esperance declared 2018/2019 CAF Champions League winners

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Tunisian club Esperance were declared the 2018/2019 African Champions League winners on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt. This was after the disciplinary committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) found opponents Wydad Casablanca guilty of abandoning the second leg game of the…

Imo Gov, Ihedioha swears in 17 commissioners

Imo Gov, Ihedioha swears in 17 commissioners

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Imo State Governor Ihedioha Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State on Wednesday in Owerri swore in 17 commissioners with a call on them to work toward making the state a model. He urged them to exemplify good governance, adding that he appointed…

Toni Morrison: farewell to America’s greatest writer – we all owe her so much

Toni Morrison: farewell to America’s greatest writer – we all owe her so much

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Toni Morrison pictured in 1982. Photograph: Reg Innell/Toronto Public Library Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come. It was with a heavy heart that I woke…

Rights commission collaborating with Amnesty International to destabilize Nigeria – Group

Rights commission collaborating with Amnesty International to destabilize Nigeria – Group

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Human Rights Commission building, Abuja, Nigeria The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has fingered the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) as a puppet in the hands of Amnesty International in its well-orchestrated plot to destabilize Nigeria. Following the international non-governmental organisation’s (NGO)…

Anambra Police boss assures residents of adequate protection, praise Innoson Motors

Anambra Police boss assures residents of adequate protection, praise Innoson Motors

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Abang, Police Commissioner, Anambra State By Sunny A. David, Nnewi The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. John Abang stormed the commercial city of Nnewi and assured residents of the state of adequate protection just as he showered praises on the Managing…

U-20 W/C bid: FIFA team okays Stephen Keshi Stadium

U-20 W/C bid: FIFA team okays Stephen Keshi Stadium

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Entrance into Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has expressed satisfaction with the state of facilities at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Head of FIFA inspection team, Mr Kaj Heyral, expressed the feeling at a news conference…

British Airways IT glitch causes chaos for holidaymakers

British Airways IT glitch causes chaos for holidaymakers

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Heathrow Terminal 5, where many British Airways flights have been cancelled. Photograph: Carl McQueen / Sky News British Airways passengers travelling from London for their holidays have been hit by cancellations and delays after a systems failure. London’s Heathrow, Gatwick and City airports were…

Better Sallah as Nasarawa Gov, Sule directs LGs June, July salaries payment before Friday

Better Sallah as Nasarawa Gov, Sule directs LGs June, July salaries payment before Friday

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Governor Sule of Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has directed local government chairmen in the state to pay June and July salaries owed their workers before August 9. Sule gave the directive on Wednesday during a meeting with the…

Sallah: Ram sellers lament low patronage in Ibadan

Sallah: Ram sellers lament low patronage in Ibadan

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Ram sellers lament low sales as Sallah approaches Less than five days to the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, ram sellers within Ibadan metropolis are complaining about low patronage. A visit by a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to major ram…

35-year-old man arrested with police pistol in Anambra

35-year-old man arrested with police pistol in Anambra

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Anambra Police Commissioner, Abang By Sunny A. David, Onitsha Anambra State Police Command said it has arrested a 35-year-old-man, Sunday Onyema, over alleged possession of Police pistol in Upper Iweka of Onitsha. The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Haruna Mohammed…