The Senate, on Thursday, said it has given an order to the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to evacuate street beggars, sex workers and the destitute from the streets of the Federal Capital Territory.Read more
Ten-man Tottenham Hotspur were knocked out of the Europa League as Gent held them to a draw at a sell-out Wembley. Spurs, who trailed 1-0 after the first leg of the last-32 tie, made a great start as Christian Eriksen slipped an angled shot under Gent keeper Lovre Kalinic.Read more
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla’s recovery from ankle surgery could see the Spain international ruled out of the rest of the English season, British media reported Thursday.Read more
MANNY Pacquiao revealed who he wants his next opponent to be, and unfortunately for Aussie boxing fans, it isn’t Queenslander Jeff Horn.Read more
Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title, BBC Sport reports. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. “The board reluctantly feels that a change of leadership, while admittedly painful, is necessary in the club’s greatest interest,” read a statement.Read more
An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it within seven days or risk being arrested.Read more
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has renegotiated its deep offshore rig-rate from $580,000 to $164,000 per day, saving the country 71.7 per cent of the cost of executing a similar operation in the past.Read more
Members of Nigeria’s community in South Africa have raised concerns over renewed anti-immigrant violence, appealing to authorities to intervene before the situation gets out of control.
Nigeria’s presidency on Monday called the South African government to step in to stop what it said were “xenophobic attacks” following recent reports of violence against Nigerians and other nationals in the capital, Pretoria.
The education minister in South Africa has proposed running a BSc course in Witchcraft in the universities across the country.Read more
Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has claimed ownership of the $31.4 million frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Read more