June 20, 2019

Excitements As Impressive Super Falcons Qualify For Knock-out Stages of Women’s World Cup [SEE FULL STANDINGS]

PARIS – The Super Falcons on Thursday qualified for the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup for the first time in 20 years. The Falcons have reached the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup just once before now, a quarter-final appearance in the competition in the United States in 1999.     They will confront former champions Germany in the last 16 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup in Grenoble on Saturday. The Falcons qualified as one of the best losers to the round of 16 after finishing third in Group A behind France and Norway but had to endure a torrid time before confirming their place in [Read]

Finally! NAFDAC Bans Sniper Insecticide In Open Markets And Supermarkets

The National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw Sniper from open markets and supermarkets, as more people continue to use it to commit suicide NAFDAC’s Director, Veterinary Medicine and Allied Products Directorate, Dr. Bukar Usman, disclosed this, on Wednesday, at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan. He said the agency had asked agro-dealers to stop the sale of the product in open markets and supermarkets. According to him, sniper is an agro-cultural product meant to be used only in the farms and not for households. He, however, noted that the directive was not an outright ban of the product, but a restriction of its [Read]

Davido Looking For Woman Whose Death Wish Is For Him To Sing To Her

Davido is looking for a woman battling cancer whose death wish is for him to sing for her, as recorded by one of her sons. The woman who disclosed that her cancer is at stage 4 at the moment, further said in the video that even she is sure “it will die” if Davido is brought in to sing for her. She further quoted a line from the singer’s hit song saying ‘she doesn’t want Ferrari nor designer but just Davido’. Davido who reacted to the viral video of woman whose death wish is for him to sing for her, is currently looking for her. He tweeted ‘Please find this [Read]

Buhari Under Fire Over Delay In Appointing New Ministers

The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his delay in constituting the cabinet to serve in his second term. Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin described Buhari’s delay in appointing Ministers as worrisome. Featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Odumakin said: “I think that what is going on, 21 days (after the inauguration) and no announcement made yet, is worrisome. “It is worrisome because when you look at South Africa when President Cyril Ramaphosa came into power recently, it didn’t take him a week to have his cabinet in place.” The Afenifere’s spokesperson also faulted President Buhari’s process of retaining some appointees. He wondered why the [Read]