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VAR confusion reigns in Premier League

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Three months into the Premier League’s first season using VAR, confusion and anger abound, from managers, players and fans, at the inconsistent use of the technology. England’s top flight was the last of Europe’s big five leagues to implement VAR, with the objective of observing and learning from mistakes made[…]

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Border closure: Bear with us, Osinbajo begs Nigerians

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday begged Nigerians to bear with the government over the closure of the border with neighbouring countries. Osinbajo speaking at the ongoing town hall meeting which coincide with the National Festival of Arts and Culture, NAFEST in Edo State, said the border closure is in[…]

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Super Eagles down one step from latest FIFA ranking

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Despite their recent run of good form in international friendlies, the Super Eagles did not gain anything in the latest FIFA Ranking ranking. Rather, the three-time African champions dropped one step in the rankings released yesterday. Nigeria were forced to a 1-1 draw by third-ranked Brazil in an international friendly[…]

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Nigeria to lift ban on aid groups in northeast soon

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United Nations humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said Friday that Nigeria has promised to lift a ban on two international aid groups working in the restive northeast in the “next few days”. The army closed down the offices of Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Mercy Corps in northeast Nigeria in September,[…]

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Naira appreciates to N306.95/$ at interbank market

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The local currency, naira appreciated against the dollar at the interbank segment of the foreign exchange market to N306.95 on Thursday from N307 against the dollar it opened this month. Our correspondent gathered that dollar suffered the marginal loss against the local currency towards the end of September amid the[…]

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