Germany dropped out of the top two in the FIFA women’s rankings for the first time since 2009 after a poor run of results while the United State retained top spot. The United States’ team were unbeaten as they won this month’s sheBelieves Cup on home soil, while Germany failed to register a single victory at the
There was chaos in Narayi community of Kaduna State yesterday morning when protesters burnt down Celestial Church of Christ, Narayi, and a Police outpost in the area. The protesters were reportedly angry over the death of 21 years old Sylvester Friday, who was working in the church before his death as they accused the pastor
There has been another attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Dong Community of Jos North LGA in Plateau State, on Thursday night. Our correspondent Ponsah Fanap in an interview with the district head of Dong Ada Gwon Kaze, gathered that the attack which took place at about 9pm has left at least three people dead.
On this day in 1982, Guatemala’s government, headed by Fernando Romeo Lucas García was overthrown in a military coup by right-wing General Efraín Ríos Montt. Earlier on March 7, 1982, General Ángel Aníbal Guevara, the official party candidate, won the presidential election, universally denounced as fraudulent by opposition parties. With the support of fellow soldiers,
On this day in 1977, the first of the Nixon interviews was videotaped with British journalist David Frost interviewing former United States President Richard Nixon about the Watergate scandal and the Nixon tapes. Twelve will be recorded over a period of two weeks. The Nixon Interviews were produced by John Birt. They were recorded and
On this day in 1943, a former Nigerian Politician and Security consultant who was the Chief Security Officer to the late statesman and presidential aspirant of the Unity Party of Nigeria, Chief Obafemi Awolowo between 1979 and 1983, Chief Richard Uzochukwa Okonye, was born in Delta State, South-South Nigeria. After his exit from the political
The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Thursday said the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan was not reflective of the people’s needs, adding that the country would do better with strong investments in health and education, rather than concentrating on physical infrastructure to the detriment of human capital
The parents of the Christian girl, Leah Sharibu, who is still being held by Boko Haram because of her refusal to renounce her faith, said yesterday that they had been let down by the Federal Government who failed to negotiate her release alongside her school mates. Mother of the girl, Rebecca Sharibu, pleaded with
Fulani herdsmen on Thursday killed two people at Tse Semaka, Umenger in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State and burnt down some houses. It was gathered that the victims were hacked down on their farm by the herdsmen. The herdsmen were said to have moved into a nearby village and set houses ablaze.