Igali lists gains of Baraza Champion of Champions tourney

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali has described the just-concluded Baraza Champion of Champions wrestling tournament in Yenagoa as ‘one of the best-organized’ in the country in recent times, while thanking sponsors Baraza Multipurpose Co-operative Society Ltd for sponsoring the competition and Bayelsa State Government. Over…

NEC okays local production of COVID-19 vaccines

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday endorsed efforts being made to produce COVID-19 vaccines locally. It also said Nigeria was open to partnership and outsourcing arrangements with foreign producers of the vaccines for the production of the anti-COVID-19 drugs. Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) whose members constitute the majority of…

Ajayi tipped to join bigger EPL clubs

kevin Campbell fears West Brom will struggle to keep hold of Semi Ajayi beyond the summer, especially if they are relegated from the Premier League. The former Baggies and Arsenal striker, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, claimed that “bigger clubs” are monitoring the 27-year-old’s performances with a view to signing…

Bandits kill ward head, three others in Kaduna

Bandits have killed a ward head in Baranje village of Chikun local government area, Kaduna and three other persons. Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement Thursday evening, said security agencies have reported the killing of the four citizens in isolated locations…

Police nab three members of notorious Shilla Boys” in Yola

He said that the criminal gang usually disguised as commercial tricycles operators to rob innocent passengers. He said on Jan. 20 the police received information about the suspicious movement of members of the gang at a hideout in Ngurore town. : Police investigate sponsors of botched Yola beach party “The…

UPDATED: Govs disown Yahaya Bello COVID-19 claim

Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have dissociated themselves from the reported claim by Kogi Governor Yahaya that coronavirus vaccines are meant to kill people and reduce population. The Governors, in a communiqué at the end of their virtual meeting on Wednesday, said their decisions and actions in relation…

Kalu lauds Buhari for appointing Igbo woman US ambassador

The Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu for appointing an Abia indigene, Dr. Mrs. Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, urging Ndigbo to take pride for such magnanimity. Dr. Mrs. Emenike before her cross-posting was Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland. Kalu…