Mauricio Pochettino Wins First Trophy Of His Managerial Career With PSG

New PSG manager, Mauricio Pochettino as won his first trophy with the club and believes ‘this is only the beginning.’ It is the first trophy of his managerial career, which came just 11 days after taking charge at PSG. It was goals from Mauro Icardi and star player Neymar that secured victory against Marseille in the Trophee des Champions – the French equivalent of the Community Shield – with Dimitri Payet grabbing a late consolation. In 11 years as a manager, at Espanyol, Southampton and Tottenham, the Argentine never won…

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Boris Johnson Defends His Relationship With Donald Trump

UK PM Mr Boris Johnson Prime (right) with the outgoing President Donald Trump of US Boris Johnson Prime Minister (PM) on Wednesday defended his relationship with the US President, Mr Donald Trump as he insisted that the United Kingdom (UK) prime minister should always have the ‘best possible’ ties with the sitting US president. The PM was grilled on his relationship with the outgoing incumbent of the White House as he faced senior MPs on Parliament’s influential Liaison Committee. He was asked if given ‘recent events’ in Washington he regretted…

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Trump Impeached By US House For ‘Incitement Of Insurrection’

Embattled President Donald Trump (left) and House Leader, Nancy Pelosi The United States of America House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time in a swift and bipartisan condemnation of the President’s role inciting last week’s riot at the US Capitol. The House voted 232 to 197 to impeach Trump exactly one week after rioters forced lawmakers to flee from the very chamber in which they cast ballots in the fourth presidential impeachment in US history — and the first time a President has been impeached…

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Schools May Not Resume In Nigeria On January 18 As Planned – FG

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu Contrary to the earlier date fixed by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the resumption of schools in the country, the government said yesterday that it will review the January 18 date earlier fixed for resumption. Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu made the disclosure yesterday at a press briefing by the Presidential Task Force on coronavirus (COVID-19) in Abuja, Nigeria. Adamu who stated that a new date might be announced depending on the nation’s COVID-19 indicators attributed the decision to review the…

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Lagos-Ibadan Rail Commissioning: Blame It On COVID-19 – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line would be put on hold due to the upsurge of the rampaging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. Since the second wave of the virus arrived, Nigeria has been recording increasing number of new cases on a daily and reporting fatalities almost on a daily as well making the government at some point contemplating a second lockdown. But with an already fractured economy destroyed by previous lockdowns, the move did not crystallise. With…

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US Lawmakers Moving Forward With Impeachment, Says Trump ‘Imminent Threat’ To ‘Our Democracy’

United States House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi The United States House will be moving forward with a resolution to impeach President Trump, according to House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi. She referred to the president in a letter to colleagues as an “imminent threat” to both the U.S. Constitution and democracy. In the letter Sunday, Pelosi said the House will act with “great solemnity” with less than two weeks remaining before Trump is set to leave office, reports Fox News. “In protecting our Constitution and our Democracy, we will act with urgency, because…

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What Arnold Schwarzenegger Said About The Ongoing US Political Riots

Former Governor and movie mega star Arnold Schwarzenegger As an immigrant to this country, I would like to say a few words to my fellow Americans, and to our friends around the world, about the events of recent days. I grew up in Austria. I’m very aware of Kirstallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass. It was a night of rampage against the Jews carried out in 1938 by the Nazi equivalent of the Proud Boys. Wednesday was the Day of Broken Glass right here in the United States. The…

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Elon Musk Now World’s Richest Man; Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote Africa’s Wealthiest

File photograph of Mr Elon Musk making a presentation Elon Musk, Tesla Chief Executive Officer, has displaced AMAZON’s chief executive, Jeff Bezos, as the world’s richest person. Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote maintained his spot as Africa’s richest man. Despite his recent dating scandal nonetheless, Dangote remains Africa’s richest man and the richest black man in the world for nine years in a row, with a net worth of more than $10 billion. Musk, 49, overtook Bill Gates in November 2020, to become the second-richest person in the world. The news comes…

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Nigeria Economy To Suffer If AMCON’s N4.4trillion Current Exposure Is Not Recovered

L-R: Mr Usman Abubakar Head, General Enforcement, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Mr Emmanuel Gakko, Hon. Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court; Mr Aminu Ismail, Executive Director of Operations, AMCON; Hon. Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Maha of the Federal High Court; Mr Joshua Ikioda, Group Head, AMCON Enforcement and Mr Albert Nwanozie, Head, Legal Department, AMCON at the second and closing day of the two-day training for FHC Legal Assistants and Court Registrars in Abuja The Management of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has raised a New Year…

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My Journey To COVIDOM

By Babafemi Ojudu It took a lot of self-persuasion to decide on a trip to Ado Ekiti on December 18 to attend the funeral of my friend’s dad. Kay as we call Kayode Afolabi has been my pal since primary school. I therefore considered it an obligation to join in the traditional obsequies for his dad. His parents are like mine. It took a friend like Kay to take me out of my home to office routine since the outbreak of the pandemic almost a year ago. I am finicky…

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