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How to end herdsmen/farmers clashes – Falana

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to disarm the herdsmen as a way of ending the incessant violent clashes between them and farmers in the country. He also threw his weight behind calls for establishment of cattle ranches in different parts of the country. Falana …

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Cattle colonies unconstitutional – APDA

The national leadership of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has warned against the setting up of cattle colonies in any state in the country. The APDA national chairman, Mallam Mohammed Shittu, who rejected the proposal, said such colonies are strange and unconstitutional. Speaking at a dinner event in Abuja …

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Ronaldo, Madrid nominated for Laureus awards

  Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award and Real Madrid are in contention for the Team of the Year gong. Ronaldo claimed the Ballon d’Or for a fifth time last month and is among the six nominees for the prestigious Laureus award, …

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Bomb factory discovered in Edo, one killed in blast

A suspected bomb factory has been uncovered in Iddo, Okpella, in Estako East local government area of Edo State after one of the explosives exploded. One of the suspected bomb makers was killed in the explosion. One of the victim’s legs was also chopped off by the blast. The building …

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Angels on wheels: Sibling driver and the riding stranger

The Toyota carrying the limp body of Doris crawled to a life-threatening halt as it merged with rush hour traffic in Ghana’s bustling seaside capital, Accra. The driver looked sullen as endless lines of buses and bikes ferrying people from the outskirts to the city centre snaked across the Achimota …

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Tevez: Chinese Super League spell was a holiday

  Carlos Tevez has labelled his time in the Chinese Super League with Shanghai Shenhua as a “holiday”. Forward Tevez secured a return to Boca Juniors for a third spell with the club this month, having left his boyhood club for China in December. The former Manchester United, Manchester City …

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NEMSA boss advises Nigerians to conserve energy

Mr Peter Ewesor, Managing Director, Nigerian Electricity Service Agency ( NEMSA ), has advised Nigerians to learn how to conserve energy in their homes to minimise their electricity bills. Ewesor, the Chief Electrical Inspector of the Federation, gave this advice on Tuesday in an interview in Lagos. He said some …

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Sharapova finds her groove on Melbourne return

Maria Sharapova on Tuesday resumed her career at the Australian Open in bright sunshine with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons. The 30-year-old former champion returned a positive doping test after a quarter-final defeat by Serena Williams in 2016, resulting in a 15-month ban from the …

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