Sports: Wike In Talks With Real Madrid To Develop Foodball Academy

Sports: Wike In Talks With Real Madrid To Develop Foodball Academy

Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers States, has met with officials of Real Madrid Football Club in Spain, as part of the process to set up a Football Academy in his state. The parley is in preparation of Wike’s tour of Real Madrid training facilities in Spain, later today, Monday. Wike is expected to tour the club’s sporting facility alongside, Commissioner of Sports, Boma Iyaye, former Nigerian international, Adokiye Amiesimaka, Majority Whip of Rivers State House…

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Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF’s) African Department has explained why Nigeria can’t achieve higher productivity in many sectors of the economy. He said without energy, it would be difficult for the acclaimed Africa’s giant to make headways.  Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, while briefing newsmen over the weekend at the IMF/ World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington DC, “given how big the size of the Nigerian economy is and given the potential that it…

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Super Eagles Remain My Favourite Team To Play Against- Lionel Messi

Super Eagles Remain My Favourite Team To Play Against- Lionel Messi

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has picked a match against Nigeria, as one of his favourites for his country. Messi revealed this shortly after netting a hat-trick against Ecuador, which qualified Argentina for the 2018 World Cup. He has played against Nigeria twice at age-grade level – the 2005 World Youth Championship and also the 2008 Olympic in Beijing – winning both times. At senior level, he has scored in three times in the three games…

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Corruption: Only In Africa A President Faces 800 Count Charges- See Where

Corruption: Only In Africa A President Faces 800 Count Charges- See Where

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that President Jacob Zuma can face prosecution over almost 800 charges of corruption relating to a 1990s arms deal. Zuma had lodged a challenge at the court in Bloemfontein after a lower court decided in 2016 to reinstate the charges that were previously discontinued by prosecutors. “The reasons for discontinuing the prosecution given do not bear scrutiny,” said Supreme Court judge Eric Leach who read the…

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US Politics: Donald Trump Wins Travel Ban Case In Supreme Court / ORBITNEWS Updates

US Politics: Donald Trump Wins Travel Ban Case In Supreme Court / ORBITNEWS Updates

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed an appeal that had blocked a now-expired version of Donald Trump’s anti-immigration decree. The decision was mostly symbolic victory to the Republican president because the legal context had become outdated; the second version of the decree prohibited for 90 days entry into the United States to travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. The March 6 decree, opposed by the states of Maryland and Hawaii, was suspended. Courts of appeal,…

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Gunman Breaks Into Saudi Arabia’s Kings Palace, Kills Two Royal Guards

Gunman Breaks Into Saudi Arabia’s Kings Palace, Kills Two Royal Guards

Saudi King Salman’s Palace in Jeddah has been hit by a gunman, who shot dead two guards and wounded three others. The attack took place at the gate of the palace on Saturday, the interior ministry said. Royal guards killed the gunman, identified by the ministry as a 28-year-old Saudi national armed with a Kalashnikov and three grenades. “An outpost of the royal guard came under fire by a person who got out of a…

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US Rapper Nelly Arrested After Sexual Assault Claim

US Rapper Nelly Arrested After Sexual Assault Claim

The singer, who denies the allegation, has been placed in jail and is due to appear before a judge “at some point”. American rapper Nelly has been arrested after a woman claimed he raped her in a town outside Seattle. The singer was detained early on Saturday morning in his tour bus at a Walmart in Auburn, Washington State.  He has now been placed in jail and is due to appear before a judge “at…

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Anti-Putin Protests Break Out Across Russia On His Birthday

Anti-Putin Protests Break Out Across Russia On His Birthday

Anti-Vladimir Putin protests erupted across Russia as supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded his release from prison. The wave of demonstrations happened as Putin celebrated his 65th birthday while Navalny served a 20-day jail term for calling for an earlier unsanctioned protest. A rally in Putin’s hometown of St Petersburg Violent ended in violent clashes with police. Several hundred protesters, most of them students, waved Russian flags and chanted “Russia will be free!” and…

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Techno Mobile Celebrates Nigeria At 57 With Price Cut On Products

Techno Mobile Celebrates Nigeria At 57 With Price Cut On Products

Several years ago, Nigeria severed its ties with the British and declared independence on the 1st of October 1960 and ever since the establishment of the country, Nigerians be it a child or an octogenarian has celebrated this day with so much ecstasy together with different activities to make the day a memorable one. To commemorate with Nigerians as the country celebrates her 57th independence, Africa’s leading mobile brand – TECNO Mobile is embarking on…

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