Football Sports Top Story

Kelechi Iheanacho bags brace as Leicester beat Manchester United, Chelsea win to set up City clash

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AFP Photo, AFP Photos. Brendan Rodgers’ side can look forward to meeting Southampton in their first FA Cup semi-final since 1982 thanks to Iheanacho’s predatory finishing at the King Power Stadium. Leicester sent Manchester United crashing out of the FA Cup as Kelechi Iheanacho’s double sealed a 3-1 win, while Chelsea will face Read More…

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Surgery forces Serena William out of Miami Open

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Tennis365, Susan Mullane/USA TODAY Sports. Serena Williams has become the latest Grand Slam champion to withdraw from the Miami Open, joining Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Williams pulled out of the tournament on Sunday, citing recent oral surgery, per Michelle Kaufman of the Miami Herald. The 39-year-old has won the event Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

Lagos govt claims COVID-19 vaccination success

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: WHO/OCHEMBA C, BBC. The Lagos State Government has noted that the COVID vaccination exercise that commenced five days ago was successful with an impressive and encouraging turnout of residents. A release signed by the Director of Public Affairs in the Ministry of Health, Mr. Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, clarified that the vaccination takes place on Read More…

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No, Kanye West Is Not The Richest Black Person In America—And Here’s Why

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: JAMEL TOPPIN/THE FORBES COLLECTION. Reports that the celebrity is worth nearly $7 billion are based on the magical thinking around sales that don’t yet exist. This is why he’s currently worth less than one third of that. On Wednesday, multiple outlets reported that Kanye West is the richest Black person in America, worth Read More…

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Investment in automotive design panacea for unemployment — NADDC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Wikipedia, Transport Day. The Director-General, National Aumotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Mr Jelani Aliyu, says investment in automotive design is the panacea for unemployment in Nigeria. Aliyu disclosed this on Saturday in Owerri during the closing ceremony of a two-week training in automotive design organised by the council in collaboration with Coscharis Read More…

Olympics Sports Top Story

International spectators to be barred from Olympics in Japan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha, REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis. International spectators will not be allowed to enter Japan for this summer’s Olympic Games amid public concerns over coronavirus, organisers said on Saturday, crushing many fans’ hopes and setting the stage for a drastically scaled-back event. Some 600,000 Olympic tickets purchased by overseas residents will be refunded, as will Read More…

Notes Top Story Wole Olaoye

Which Way Nigeria?

Reading Time: 5 minutes This house is falling, so say many people about the Nigerian project. They point at many indices which signal the psychological dismemberment of the notion of nationhood from every direction of the Nigerian compass. Strife here, discord there, killings everywhere. Such situations propel men and women of goodwill to put heads together in an attempt Read More…