Brazil soccer great Pele was hospitalised in Paris late on Tuesday with a strong fever but his condition is not life-threatening, RMC Sport reported. The 78-year-old was admitted as a precaution after attending an event in the French capital with France’s World Cup winning youngster Kylian Mbappe. A representative forContinue Reading

A MAN has been killed in a “machete attack” in the latest tragedy of the capital’s knife crime epidemic. The victim, believed to be in his mid-40s, was pronounced dead at the scene on Northolt Road in Harrow, north west London this afternoon. Paramedics from London’s Air Ambulance battled inContinue Reading

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Nyesome Wike of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the March 9th governorship election in Rivers state. The Returning Officer for River state, Professor Teddy Adias of the Niger Delta University Otuoke, Bayelsa state who declared Wike winner of theContinue Reading

Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation’s third-largest city. Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor who’d never been elected to public office, defeated Cook County Board President andContinue Reading

Walter Onnoghen, the suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), has denied all allegations levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the National Judicial Council (NJC). EFCC accused him of “financial impropriety, infidelity to the constitution and other economic and financial crimes related laws” and asked that he beContinue Reading

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Yekini Yekini Nabena, has insisted that the party’s decision on the selection and zoning of principal officers for the incoming 9th National Assembly is supreme. Nabena stated this while speaking with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. He said thatContinue Reading

The office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger-Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has debunked allegations of N3.2 billion contract scam involving wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari. In a statement issued yesterday by his media aide, Mr. Murphy Ganagana, the presidential adviserContinue Reading