EPL: Tottenham release statement on calling off Man Utd clash

Tottenham Hotspur have released a statement insisting that preparations for Friday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United will continue, despite their meeting with a Norwich City player who has tested positive for COVID-19. Spurs lost 2-1 to the Canaries in a behind-closed-doors friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. However a player from the visiting…

Edo Guber: Obaseki’s aide reveals when Governor might join PDP, why APC disqualified him

The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Political Matters, Osaigbovo Iyoha, has claimed that his principal will make a decision on decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “in a day or two”. Iyoha stated this when he appeared on Channels Television’s programme Sunday Politics yesterday. His comments came hours after…

Insecurity: ‘You are mere irritant, featherweight’ – Presidency attacks Northern elders

The Presidency has launched a scathing attack on the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), insisting that the organisation is a General without a troop. Recall that in a statement, on Sunday, signed by its Chairman, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, NEF said that the insecurity in some northern states of the country was an indication that President Muhammadu…

Nigeria records 403 new cases of coronavirus as toll rises to 16,085

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 403 new cases of coronavirus in the country. The announcement was made by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control in a tweet via its official Twitter account. According to the agency, Gombe recorded 73 cases, while Lagos followed with 68. This means Nigeria’s total now stands at 16,085. The tweet reads…

Nigerian striker, Awoniyi hospitalized

Mainz striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has been hospitalized after he suffered a concussion during his side’s Bundesliga clash against Augsburg on Sunday. The Nigerian attacker was motionless for some seconds after he landed badly following a collision with Augsburg player, Felix Uduokhai, in the first half of the encounter. Providing an update on Awoniyi, Mainz disclosed…

Fighter jet bombs Boko Haram, ISWAP terrorists [Video]

The Nigerian military has released video of Saturday’s aerial operation against Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists. Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets pounded terrorists and their equipment after ground troops repelled an attack on Monguno in Borno State. Soldiers foiled an attempt to breach the town, although locals say the insurgents killed some civilians before troops’…

Atiku reacts to death of Ibidun, wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the death of Mrs. Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo, wife of Pastor Itua Ighodalo of Trinity House, based in Lagos. DAILY POST reported the demise of the cleric’s wife earlier on Sunday. In a statement by Asue Ighodalo,…

APC Governors vow to intervene in Edo guber crisis

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), have said they will intervene in some of the party’s current challenges. In a statement released on Sunday after an emergency teleconference meeting, chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Abubakar Bagudu, said the governors will work to uphold internal democracy in the selection…

Edo: Obaseki visits Gov Emmanuel hours after meeting Wike

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, was in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, on Sunday. He had a meeting with Governor Udom Emmanuel at the Government House. The parley was held hours after Obaseki visited Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt. Since his disqualification by the All Progressives Congress (APC), Obaseki has been in…

Disable, physically challenged decry non-establishment of National Commission

Disabled and physically challenged people in Cross River State have decried the non-establishment of National Commission for the disabled and physically challenged people Speaking while receiving palliatives from Engr. Ben Akak Foundation, the Chairman of Disabled and Physically Challenged People, Comrade Offiong Okon, lamented their neglect and poor conditions. “We plead with federal government to…