Nigerians agonise over dirty, shortage of smaller naira notes

  The quantity of dirty and unfit naira notes in circulation and scarcity of small denominations of N10, N20, N50 and N100 notes, is becoming a major concern to Nigerians, especially those engaged in commercial transactions. These days, even over-the-counter and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) transactions are disbursing dirty and unfit notes, just as commercial […]

11 Years of Waiting, 11 IVFs… Ibidunni Ighodalo’s Emotional Journey to Helping Others will brighten your Day

On a new episode of Seriously Speaking, host Adesuwa Onyenokwe chats with special guests as they discuss the ‘Love of Others’. One of the guests on the show was Ibidunni Ighodalo who gave a rare look into her life and emotional journey to starting the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation, a foundation designed to “bring joy to the hearts of couples through their fertility journey”. In […]

UBA Foundation commissions Usman Danfodiyo University Link Bridge, Presents Leo, Chat banker to Students

The construction of the bridge, valued at about N13m was commissioned on Monday, by the Governor of Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.Inaugurating the bridge, the Group Managing Director of UBA, Kennedy Uzoka,said the construction of the bridge was part of the bank’s efforts to give back to the society. Uzoka also said the bank deemed it necessary […]

Nigeria, Zimbabwe hold talks over potential pre-World Cup friendly

If negotiations sailed through, Nigeria would meet Zimbabwe in a pre-Russia 2018 World Cup, officials of the Zimbabwean FA have disclosed.Nigeria has lined up some friendly matches to prepare the Super Eagles for the World Cup, while the NFF is still negotiating with some African countries for more of the games before the team flies […]

Siasia explains his love for Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles handler and ex-international, Samson Siasia on Thursday said that there was nothing special in his love for the Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi. Siasia made the assertion when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the reason for his preference for Obi who he took to the 2016 Olympics […]

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal Thursday after admitting doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said. The 25-year-old was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals in Pyeongchang after Russia were banned over a major doping scandal. “The athlete has admitted […]

Fire razes ultra-modern IDP camp in Plateau

The newly constructed ultra modern Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Shendam Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau has been razed by fire. The camp was constructed by the Presidential Committee on Flood, Relief and Rehabilitation, which came into being after the 2012 flood disaster that ravaged 24 states in the country. Mr Bintan Wuyep, […]

Mourinho hails McTominay after leaving out Pogba for Sevilla draw

Jose Mourinho described Scott McTominay as “fantastic” in response to his decision to select the young midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg draw with Sevilla. Pogba had been left out of the starting line-up for the goalless draw with Mourinho apparently unhappy after the French star withdrew from last […]

Nigeria’s Winter Olympics Team completes Competition, sets Sights on Beijing 2022

Following Seun Adigun and Ngozi Onwumere‘s completion of the bobsled event at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Nigeria’s participation at the event has come to an end. According to Punch, the Nigerian bobsled team finished 20th with a time of 3:29.60, finishing +7.15 seconds behind first place Germany. The bobsled team, the first females of […]

NLNG dominates swimming at NOGIG 2018

The tennis singles event at the on-going Nigeria Oil and Gas’s Industry Games is getting hotter as the boys have been separated from the men. The competition enters the semi- final stage today, In the first semi-final to be decided this morning, tournament favourite, Vincent Kiehl of Total, who defeated William Ibiba of NNPC 6-1 […]