NIGERIA, GHANA MATCH: FIFA FINES NIGERIA, BANS LOCAL FANS OVER PITCH INVASION AT NATIONAL STADIUM

FIFA fines Nigeria over stadium invasion   The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has imposed a sum of 150,000 Swiss, about NGN63,996,216.90 on Nigeria over a pitch invasion that…

BLACKBURN ROVERS BECOMES FIRST UK FOOTBALL CLUB TO HOST EID PRAYERS

Blackburn Rovers has become the first football club in the UK to host Eid prayers as 2,000 people celebrated on the pitch.   Men and women started arriving from 08:30…

Eid-el-Fitr: Saraki greets Muslims, urges positive attitudes

The immediate-past President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has advised Nigerians to support the numerous prayers they made during the holy month of Ramadan concerning the nation, with positive attitudes…

Six presidential, 63 governorship aspirants pick APC forms

  Only six of 20 presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have picked the expression of interest and nomination forms, it was learnt yesterday.…

Edo State Governor, Obaseki increases minimum wage 

  Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday increased the minimum wage to N40,000.   Hundreds of suffering pensioners in the state, in black attire, with placards bearing various inscriptions, yesterday…

Kwara: One killed in renewed cult clash on sallah eve

One person was reportedly killed on Eidel-Fitr sallah Eve, Sunday, in renewed cult clash around Okesuna/Ojagboro area of Ilorin, Kwara State capital.   The victim simply identified as one Tantala,…