Nigeria beat Honduras 3-2 to win bronze

Nigeria claimed men’s football bronze at the Rio Olympics with an entertaining 3-2 win over Honduras in Belo Horizonte on Saturday to deny the Central Americans their first ever Olympic medal. Two goals from Roma striker Sadiq Umar and namesake Aminu Umar’s fine finish early in the second-half put Nigeria 3-0 up. Honduras battled until Read more

Man named dog Buhari, Police AIG calls for the case

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Zone II Command Headquarters in Lagos, Abdulmajid Ali, had called for the transfer of the case file of a man alleged to have named his dog ‘Buhari.’ Ali said the case should be transferred to his desk without delay. “For now, the AIG Zone II has Read more

Nigeria: Minister Fears Proposed ICT Tax Bill May Harm Sector

Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has called on stakeholders in the communications sector to discuss the proposed Communications Tax Bill to avoid scaring investors. Shittu added that “this is necessary in order to weigh the effects of the proposed tax regime on the government, stakeholders as well as end users of communication services.” He Read more

Saraki hires maid, nurse to Care For Football Legend, Rashidi Yekini’s Mother( picture)

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini. Saraki, represented by the Director of football Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC. The news that has generated lots of comments on social media said, he also donated tricycle to the younger Read more

Rio Olympics: U.S. relay runner blasts judges over DQ ruling

American sprinter Mike Rodgers blasted Olympic track and field judges over their decision to disqualify the United States from the 4×100 meters relay final on Friday night after the team had crossed the line in bronze-medal position. “It seems kind of (expletive) to be honest with you,” said Rodgers, who ran the first leg before handing off Read more