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World Cup: Toke Makinwa wins $20,000 for predicting France’s victory

Media personality, Toke Makinwa, is $20,000 (N7.2m) richer after she placed a bet that France would win the 2018 World Cup and they did. Toke took to her Twitter handle to share the good news. She wrote...

Paris renames metro stations to honour World Cup stars

Six Paris metro stations were temporarily renamed in honour of France’s World Cup winning champions after their 4-2 rollercoaster victory against Croatia. Among the changes, station Victor Hugo became “Victor Hugo Lloris”, named after the team’s...

2018 World Cup: Putin thanks FIFA for keeping politics out of sport

President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Wednesday, thanked FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the football community,  for keeping politics out of sport, the day before the start of the soccer World Cup. Putin said this while...

Military urges Nigerians to report errant soldiers: Rights abuse

The military has said that it will not tolerate indiscipline among its men and officers, urging Nigerians to report any errant soldier. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig-Gen.  John Agim, who stated this in an...

Men who harass Saudi female drivers risk $.8m fine, 15-year jail term

As the June 24 dateline allowing women in Saudi Arabia to drive draws near, the government has enacted far-reaching laws to curb possible harassment or outright physical attacks. The newly promulgated eight-article law punishes convicted harasser...

Daura, Olonisakin arrive Senate, to address lawmakers on killings

The Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura; and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, ‎have arrived at the Senate to address the lawmakers on the security situation in the country. While...

Nigerians anxious to see completion of Lagos-Ibadan highway

Shagamu – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says that Nigerians are anxious to see speedy completion of the Lagos-Ibadan highway projects in order to reap its full benefits. The minister said...

How senate was invaded by thugs – Sergeant-at-arms, police

…Senate Nudme fingered as Police allege internal conspiracy Nwabughiogu ABUJA-The Sergeant-at-Arms to the National Assembly, Brighton Danwalex on Wednesday fingered Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South Senatorial District in the Senate as a coconspirators in the...

Google relaunches service to fight fake news

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced that the company is relaunching its news service facilitating the search of information from credible sources for its users as part of the fight against fake news distribution, local...

Crude surges after Trump tears up Iran deal, equities mixed

Oil Oil prices surged more than two percent in Asia on Wednesday after Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, fuelling fresh geopolitical uncertainty. Both main crude contracts have been rising in...