Ronaldo to miss 5 matches for “pushing a…

Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches after pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea during Real Madrid's 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first-leg win at Barcelona on Sunday. Ronaldo's 24 minutes as a substitute at the Camp…

Zenith Bank Makes 30% Provision on 9Mobile Loan

Emma Okonji with agency report The Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Peter Amangbo, has revealed that his bank, one of the 13 Nigeria lenders that loaned 9Mobile (formerly Etisalat Nigeria) $1.2 billion for…

Presidency: Buhari Good Enough to Continue in 2019

• Faults proponents of president’s resignation • Trades barbs with Jonathan over management of economy, projects Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Gboyega Akinsanmi in Lagos Despite the uncertainty arising from President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence…

Communal conflicts: Igbo in C-River appeal for help

CALABAR — IGBO resident in Cross River State, yesterday, took stock of the losses they have suffered in the past few months following attacks  on them during communal conflicts by feuding communities in the state…

Burkina Faso terror attack kills 18, government says

Eighteen people have been killed and a number wounded in a "terrorist attack" in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says. Gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a restaurant,…