Why we can’t initiate death penalty bill for looters — Senate

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The Senate has said it is not possible for it to initiate a bill that prescribes the death penalty for looters. The red chamber, however, pledged to support any executive or private member bill that would criminalise acts of corruption. The spokesperson for the Senate, Godiya Akwashiki, stated this in[…]

Israel Adesanya, Ese Brume, others battle for 2019 Nigerian Sports Award

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 No room for Governor of the year category Female Footballer of the year also dropped Rave of the moment, Nigerian-born New Zealand based Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Israel Adesanya was unveiled yesterday as one of the nominees for the prestigious 2019 Nigerian Sports Award. Since the beginning of[…]

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[…]

Government urges private investors to exploit budget opportunities

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The Federal Government has called on private sector investors to leverage the many opportunities that exist in the 2020 Appropriation Bill. The proposed budget, government said, is intended to further reposition the economy on the path of higher, inclusive, diversified and sustainable growth, as well as create jobs. Reiterating its[…]

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[…]