Argentines mourn Maradona, 'the most human of Gods'
Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country's favourite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as "the most human of Gods."
Naples mayor wants stadium renamed for Maradona
The mayor of Naples proposed on Wednesday that the Stadio San Paolo be renamed in honour of the city's beloved Argentine footballer, Diego Maradona.
Holders Bayern, Man City through to Champions League last 16 as Liverpool beaten
Robert Lewandowski set Bayern Munich on the way to a 3-1 Champions League win over Salzburg on Wednesday as the holders joined Manchester City in qualifying for the last 16 with two group games to spare, while Liverpool went down to defeat and Marseille are now the owners of an unwanted record.
Dozens jailed for life over Turkey's 2016 coup
A Turkish court jailed 27 former pilots and other suspects for life in one of the largest trials stemming from the bloody 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Ethiopia PM orders final offensive against dissident Tigray leaders
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday ordered Ethiopia's army to launch a final offensive against Tigray's dissident leaders in their regional capital Mekele, saying the deadline for surrender had expired.
How Scented Candles Became 2020’s Luxury Decor Must-Have
Candles. They have been around for as long as we can remember, providing light when darkness inevitably comes around. Over the years, however, as other safer and more effective forms of artificial lightning began to dominate everyday living, including electricity, candles lost their primary use as sources of light. But they still did not leave…
Ibadan boxing fans pledge to ensure Ridwan Scorpion’s WBF title fight success
To ensure that Nigeria’s fighter, Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola emerges unscathed from his World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight title bout against Spain’s Jose Ramos Tornado Savin on December 27 in Ibadan, fans of the homeboy have unveiled plans to support him to victory. A group of boxing enthusiasts under the auspices of ‘Ridwan Scorpion…
Huge investments in East-West road a waste without proper management, says Akpabio
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, said huge investments in the construction of the East-West road might not yield lasting returns unless proper management structures
Pharmacists task FG on local vaccine for COVID-19, others
The Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) has charged the Federal Government to prioritise indigenous production of vaccines for COVID-19 and other diseases.
Senate summons Pantami over use of communication devices by Boko Haram, kidnappers
The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, and impress on him the need to implement