FG to begin evacuation of stranded Nigerians from Ukraine Wednesday

The Federal Government has announced that it will evacuate stranded Nigerians from Ukraine from Wednesday. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known during an appearance before Speaker Femi…

FIFA, UEFA EXPEL RUSSIA FROM ALL INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL COMPETITIONS

Russia has been expelled from the 2022 World Cup and its teams suspended from all international football competitions “until further notice” after its invasion of Ukraine, FIFA announced in a…

COURT REFUSES DCP ABBA KYARI’S BAIL REQUEST

A Federal High Court, FHC, Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant the bail application of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling, said…

RUSSIAN STRIKES DESTROY WORLD’S LARGEST PLANE IN UKRAINE

The largest plane in the world — Ukraine’s Antonov-225 cargo plane — was destroyed by Russian strikes outside Kyiv on the fourth day of Moscow’s invasion, Ukraine’s state-owned Ukroboronprom group…

[BREAKING] PEACE TALKS: UKRAINE LISTS DEMANDS, WANTS RUSSIAN SOLDIERS WITHDRAWN

Ukraine demanded an immediate Russian ceasefire and troop withdrawal on Monday as a Kyiv delegation arrived for talks with Russian negotiators on the fifth day of the Kremlin’s offensive against…

RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR POSES DOUBLE RISKS FOR NIGERIA’S ECONOMY

Nigeria may be at receiving end of some of the worst ripple effects of the ongoing escalation between Russia and Ukraine. Experts yesterday agreed that despite the steep rise in…

BREAKING: VETERAN NOLLYWOOD ACTOR, LARI WILLIAMS IS DEAD

Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Lari Williams, has died at the age of 81 following a long illness. Williams, who was famous for his roles in hit soap operas such as…

RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR: FUEL SCARCITY MAY CONTINUE, OIL VESSELS FACE DELAY ON SEA

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine may further prolong the over three-week scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, in Nigeria, as bulk of the refined products coming…

FIFA RENAMES RUSSIA FOOTBALL TEAM, BANS NATIONAL ANTHEM

Bureau of the FIFA Council has responded to the call for dis qualification of Russia team from the world cup. First and foremost, FIFA would like to reiterate its condemnation…

LIVERPOOL BEATS CHELSEA TO LIFT CARABAO CUP

Liverpool have emerged the winners of this year’s Carabao Cup final. Jurgen Klopp’s men beat Chelsea 11-10 on penalties on Sunday, to win the trophy for a record ninth time.…