The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 465 million followers on Instagram, in Manchester United in August 2021 signalled a dramatic escalation in social media activities and experts have credited him for the remarkable upturn in the club’s online fortunes. Of the 25 most popular posts put out by Premier League clubs last season, 10 […]

The Boston Celtics scored nine three-pointers in the final quarter to come from a 12-point deficit and beat the Golden State Warriors 120-108 in Game One of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals. Stephan Curry scored a game-high 34 points for the Golden State Warriors, who led 92-80 and had not lost in their nine […]

Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal, will on Friday, play against German third seed, Alexander Zverev, for a place in Sunday’s French Open final. Nadal defeated defending champion and world number one, Novak Djokovic, in an entertaining four-set and four-hour match in Tuesday’s night session. Nadal, who will be aiming to reach a 14th French Open […]

Ricardo Horta scored on his first Portugal appearance in almost eight years as they played a 1-1 draw with Spain in their Nations League opener in Seville. Spain’s Alvaro Morata scored the opening goal, finishing off a brilliant move involving Gavi and Pablo Sarabia. Horta, who plays for FC Braga of Portugal and made his […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, has sued the Federal Government (FG), Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Lagos State government and its attorney general, and 12 other northern states and their attorneys’ general at the Federal High Court, Lagos, over-allocation of Value Added Tax (VAT) realised from the sale of alcoholic beverages. Other defendants […]

The Taliban signed an agreement with a company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday for the ground handling of three airports in Afghanistan. With the new agreement, the new officials in Kabul and the representative of the UAE-founded company hope that all international commercial airlines can resume their flights to the country. […]

The Federal Government has threatened to deploy every available legal instrument to weed out all criminal elements operating within the Nigerian Gaming Industry.  The Director-General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, Mr. Lane Gbajabiamila gave warning on the heels of discovering a forged Sports Betting Permit of the Commission by some criminal elements operating […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-echoed his government’s resolve to restore peace to every part of the country. Buhari said this on Monday during the 58th anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) held at the NAF base in Kano. The President, who congratulated the NAF and other security agencies for their sacrifices toward peace, assured […]

Commercial flights resumed at the Kaduna International Airport on Monday two months after it was attacked by bandits. The bandits had on March 26 launched an attempted invasion of the facility, killing a private security guard attached to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency near the outer perimeter fence. Following the attack, commercial airlines plying the […]

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