Brentford sign Dutch keeper Flekken from Freiburg

Brentford sign Dutch keeper Flekken from Freiburg

Brentford have signed highly-rated Dutch goalkeeper Mark Flekken from Bundesliga side Freiburg on a four-year contract, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. Financial details were not revealed but British and German media reported Brentford paid the release clause of 13 million euros ($14.31 million) with the 29-year-old expected to replace David Raya in goal. […]

Students loan application portal opens May 24 – NELFUND boss

The portal will be opened on May 24 to enable students apply for education loans, the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), has announced. NELFUND Managing Director Akintunde Sawyer said through the portal, students can now access loans to pursue their academic aspirations without financial constraints. He spoke in Abuja yesterday through a statement issued by […]

Popular Singer Peter Okoye undergoes hair transplant in Turkey

Nigerian singer, Peter Okoye, also called Mr. P., has revealed that he is undergoing a hair transplant in Istanbul, Turkey. Okoye shared the news on his Instagram story on Wednesday, posting a video captioned “Say goodbye to baldness.” In the video, Okoye revealed that he is at MedHair Clinic in Istanbul, where he is being […]

Chinese nationals jailed for illegal mining in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has secured the conviction of two Chinese nationals, Duan Ya Hong and Xiao Yi, for their involvement in illegal mining in Kwara State. The EFCC, in a statement made available on its Facebook page on Thursday, disclosed that the convicts were first arraigned on April 22 […]

Tinubu approves payment of N3.3tn power sector debts

As part of the measures to tackle incessant power outages in the country, President Bola Tinubu has approved the gradual payments of power sector debts estimated at over N3.3tn. Consequently, about N1.3tn owed power generating companies by the Federal Government will be paid via cash injections and promissory notes, while about $1.3bn (N1.994tn using the […]

African First Ladies unite to fight cancer

First Ladies across Africa have joined forces to accelerate cancer prevention and treatment. They are focusing on promoting early detection and treatment to reduce the disease in the continent. The First Ladies announced their resolve to battle the disease during the third Regional Seminar on Cancer Awareness, hosted by the Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi […]

Niger Delta youths march for Tinubu, Otuaro in Bayelsa

Youths under the auspices of the Coalition of Niger Delta Youths Stakeholders (CNDYS) trooped out en masse in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, for a solidarity rally in support of President Bola Tinubu and his administration. The rally was also organised to thank the president for the recent appointment of Dr. Dennis Otuaro as the Administrator […]

BUA Cement to fund N120bn Lokoja-Benin road reconstruction

The Federal Executive Council has given the green light for the equalisation of the Okpella section of the Lokoja-Benin road and other projects totalling N120 billion. The funding for these projects will be provided by BUA Cement Plc under the tax credit scheme. This decision was reached during a lengthy meeting chaired by President Bola […]

Police arrest Portable over ‘G-Wagon debt’

Popular street singer Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has been arrested by the police for allegedly refusing to pay the balance of a G-Wagon vehicle he purchased from a car dealer. The singer was arrested in the Abule Egba area of Lagos, police spokesman in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed on Tuesday. “Portable was […]

JUST IN: Rivers commissioner Mmom resigns from Fubara’s cabinet

The Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Professor Chinedu Mmon, has resigned from the cabinet of Governor Siminalayi Fubara. Mmon, a loyalist of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, is the third reappointed Commissioner to tender his resignation. Before Mmom, the former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Zacchaeus Adangor, and former Commissioner […]