Fracas broke out, Monday, in Epe area of Lagos, leading to injuries on scores of students of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education.
The withdrawal of commercial motorcycles from roads in Benin metropolis, southsouth Nigeria, Monday began to cause hardship as thousands of commuters were stranded on the roads. Most of the roads were filled with students, workers, market women and other commuters waiting to catch buses or taxi cabs to their various destinations. Commuter buses had a field day transporting commuters to their various destinations, many of who could have otherwise taken a ride on Okada, the banned commercial motorcycles.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday rescinded its decision suspending the Sokoto State governor, Aliyu Wamakko. Details later.
The Peoples Democratic Peoples Party (PDP) has rescinded the decision on the suspension of the Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Magatarka Wamako. The national Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur
Leading elite clubs Kano Pillars, Sunshine Stars and Warri Wolves are among 34 teams that will be involved in the Round of 64 games of this year’s Federation Cup competition on Wednesday. Wolves go up against Dynamite FC of Benin City at the Rojenny Stadium, Oba, near Onitsha while Sunshine Stars, semi-finalists in last year’s CAF Champions League competition, will tackle Fountain FC of Ekiti at the Ilorin Sports Stadium. Pillars, reigning Premier League champions, take on Global Academy FC of Anambra at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja
Three people have died in Tanzania following a grenade attack on an opposition political rally over the weekend, officials said Monday. The post Three dead in Tanzania grenade attack on political rally appeared first on Vanguard News .
The men of the Joint Task Force (JTF) a.k.a 'Operation Restore Order' in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital yesterday denied the purported letters/ leaflets being circulated by suspected Boko Haram sect threatening people, especially informants and those supporting security agencies that their lives will soon be endangered as the sect will visit them one by one and kill them in their houses soon.
President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Mr.
Presidency, yesterday, hailed youths in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, who were said to be fully co-operating with security agencies to hunt and hand over insurgents to the military. The post North-East youths hunt insurgents, says Presidency appeared first on Vanguard News .
Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta says his motley crew of delivery men, PE teachers and accountants will put their hearts on the line when they tackle African champions Nigeria in the Confederations Cup on Monday. The Group B fixture in Belo Horizonte will be one of the biggest mismatches in the recent history of international football. Tahiti, representing the French Polynesian islands in the south Pacific, are ranked 138th in the FIFA ranking and have never played in a major tournament, while Nigeria boast players from some of Europe’s top sides
RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – A goal 12 minutes from time from an effervescent Mario Balotelli sealed a 2-1 win for Italy over Mexico in Rio’s Maracana stadium on Sunday in their Confederations Cup Group A opener. Balotelli struck from close range on 78 minutes to give Italy a precious win as they joined Brazil on three points following the hosts’ 3-0 win over Japan in Brasilia on Saturday