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Tottenham ‘keeper Hugo Lloris hailed the mental strength that saw World Cup winners France overcome a patchy opening period to beat Germany 2-1 on Tuesday. Germany traveled to the Stade de France looking for the win that would salvage their Nations League campaign, and some pride, following their disastrous World Cup. Joachim Loew’s side got
American singer, songwriter, and actress Lady Gaga has always had a way of commanding attention either through her outfits or by the words coming out of her mouth. The Mother Monster as she is fondly called didn’t deviate from this when she attended the ELLE’s 25th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration alongside other honorees and powerful
Ariana Grande has opened up about her Split From her fiancé Pete Davidson For The First Time The “One Last Time” hitmaker on Tuesday night took to her Instagram story and wrote with white text on a black background that she is taking a break from social media. This Instagram posting was also the first time
The Senate has passed a resolution calling on the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the ATM card maintenance charges being deducted from customers. The Senate made this known via a tweet. This resolution came as part of a motion on the illicit and excessive bank charges on customers’ accounts, sponsored by Senator Olugbenga Ashafa.
Nigerian Senate on Wednesday blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for the death of over 150 Nigerians involved in spillage. The 150 persons died when an abandoned pipeline from which they were scooping fuel exploded. The pipeline is owned by Pipeline and Products Marketing Company, (PPMC). A senator
The former governor pleaded guilty in a London court in 2012 to 10 counts of fraud and money-laundering involving sums amounting to at least 50 million pounds over 23 billion naira. Despite his guilty pleas, Ibori, who is now back in Nigeria, appealed against his conviction alleging that one of the London police officers who
The plateau state people’s Democratic Party (PDP)  has congratulate DR Stephen Hirse on his resignation as commissioner for budget and planning with plateau state independent electoral commission (PLASIEC)   In a statement signed by John  T Akans State publicity secretary of the PDP, the party noted that the decision to resign after the most controversial electoral
The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise $2.786bn external capital from the international market. The plan had been approved in the 2018 Appropriation Act. The lawmakers also approved the external capital raising of 82.54 million dollars to refinance the balance of 500million dollars matured Eurobond in the international market. Chairman of the
The Oyo State Government has given a sum of N1 million as compensation to the family of a deceased officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Omikunle Sunday. Omikunle who was attached to the state joint security task force, known as “Operation Burst”, died following an accident he was involved in on
The Katsina State High Court has adjourned the trial of former governor Ibrahim Shema and three others over an allegation of fund diversion in the sum of N11billion. Justice Mai Kaita Bako adjourned the trial till November 12 when the matter came up in court on Tuesday. Addressing reporters shortly after the hearing, lead counsel