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National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, following the deadly attack on Congress by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

FBI vetting National Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to...

Ogun foremost politician, Martins-Kuye dies at 78

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta Ogun State foremost politician and a former Minister of State for Finance Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye is dead. Martin-Kuye, who was also a Minister of Commerce and Industry from Ogun East Senatorial District, Ogun State...

Boko Haram faction sacks Marte, captures military base

Government troops and hundreds of residents have been forced to flee after an armed group overran a town and captured a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state in an attack claimed by the...
Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola

Ilorin-ldofian road: Residents protest non completion of 1km portion

Some of residents of the ldofian community in lfelodun local government area of Kwara on Saturday embarked on a protest over non completions of one kilometer excavated portion of the ongoing rehabilitation of Ilorin-ldofian...
Chief Bisi Akande

Buhari describes Akande as strong pillar of democracy at 82

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief Bisi Akande, the pioneer Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), as he marks his 82nd birthday. In a congratulatory message by his Senior Special Assistant on...

Mali beat Burkina Faso for good start at CHAN

Mali kicked off their 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 win over a tough Burkina Faso side in Cameroon on Saturday. The Eagles won the West African clash in Group A...
Leicester's Wes Morgan (second left) celebrates after scoring with Leicester’s Daniel Drinkwater, left, Leicester’s Shinji Okazaki (second right) and Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Photo: AP

Leicester City go second in EPL after beating Southampton

London (dpa) Leicester City beat Southampton 2-0 on Saturday to go second in the ongoing 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL).   James Maddison and Harvey Barnes scored the goals to lift Leicester City to within one point of Manchester...
Fabian Ruiz player of SSC Napoli celebrates the victory after the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 First Leg match between S.S.C. Napoli and Red Bull Salzburg at Stadio San Paolo on March 7, 2019 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Napoli player tests positive for coronavirus

Rome (dpa) Napoli midfielder, Fabian Ruiz, was in home isolation after a positive coronavirus test on Saturday, the Serie A club said on Twitter.   The Spaniard is to miss Sunday’s league game with visiting Fiorentina and the...

Unilorin Announces Phased Resumption Of Classes …Vows Strict Enforcement Of No-Squatting Policy In...

The University of Ilorin has announced phased resumption of academic activities. The university had on Monday, January 11 commenced online lecture for students. A statement by the institution's Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun on...

Suspects Flee as Police Raid Drug House, Uncover N2.2m Cash, N10m Worth Of Hard...

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta The Police in Ogun State on Thursday disclosed that it has uncovered over N10 million worth of hard drugs and N2.2 million cash during a raid of the hideout of a drug cartel...