U.S. Supreme Court justices worried about race-conscious admissions

Photo by Aaron Kittredge on Pexels.com Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled skepticism on Monday toward the legality of race-conscious admissions policies in cases involving Harvard University and the University of North Carolina that could imperil affirmative action programs often used to boost enrollment of Black and Hispanic students. The court was hearing appeals by … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court justices worried about race-conscious admissions

The influence of football on Brazil elections

The Brazilian football jersey is one of those iconic and instantly recogniZable shirts around the world. A strip that throughout football history has inspired both fear and admiration. You could probably ask anyone, anywhere in the world, a football fan or not, which country THAT jersey is from - and most would not think twice. … Continue reading The influence of football on Brazil elections

Government investment in the tech sector will end brain drain – Expert

A technology enthusiast, Roseline Ilori has urged the federal and state governments to invest massively in technology. llori said funding software development, robotics, artificial intelligence, bio-medicine, voice biometrics and other technology spectra would curb brain drain. A statement on Saturday by the Founder/CEO of Bridge57 Solutions Ltd said making tech a priority will check the … Continue reading Government investment in the tech sector will end brain drain – Expert

Hungary and Turkey are the last two roadblocks to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

In the corridors of power in Stockholm and Helsinki, the champagne is on ice.  After just three months, 28 out of 30 NATO states have ratified the treaty changes in their national parliaments that would approve membership for Finland and Sweden; while 24 nations have already deposited the new paperwork in Washington.  But there are … Continue reading Hungary and Turkey are the last two roadblocks to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

CR7: My return to Old Trafford has been a disappointment

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has described his return to the club as “a disaster” according to a new book. The 37-year-old returned to Old Trafford last summer after initially leaving in 2009 for an £80million move to Real Madrid. However, it has not been rosy for Ronaldo back at the Premier League club. The … Continue reading CR7: My return to Old Trafford has been a disappointment

TERROR ALERT: ‘Inform Nigeria Police Force, not the public,’ IGP warns US, UK

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Alkali Baba Usman, has cautioned foreign countries over terror alert in Nigeria. Usman said foreign countries should stop informing the public about terror alerts. The police boss said the recent terror alert should have been given to the police and not the public. The United States and United Kingdom governments … Continue reading TERROR ALERT: ‘Inform Nigeria Police Force, not the public,’ IGP warns US, UK

Did Atiku lie about meeting with US Department of State?

A former Edo State Commissioner for Information, Kassim Afegbua has said that contrary to media reports, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar did not hold any crucial meeting with the critical stakeholders of the U.S. Department of State. Afegbua in a statement issued Sunday claimed that “this level of dubiety, desperation, boldness, … Continue reading Did Atiku lie about meeting with US Department of State?

Trending news in Nigeria

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Following the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party’s National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, yesterday, assured his kinsmen that nobody would remove him from office. Ayu made the remark while addressing his kinsmen of Jemgba ethnic group at his residence in the Gboko area … Continue reading Trending news in Nigeria

Rivers govt’s appointment of 50,000 aides is vote buying – APC’s Wali

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Kingsley Wali has accused the Rivers government of vote buying. On October 12, Governor Nyesom Wike appointed 28,000 Special Assistants on Political Units. The next day, his spokesman Kelvin Ebiri announced that the number of aides had been increased to 50,000. The appointees include 14,000 Special Advisers, 319 Ward Liaison Officers … Continue reading Rivers govt’s appointment of 50,000 aides is vote buying – APC’s Wali

Depression, economic hardship increasing suicide rates in Nigeria – Experts

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Nigeria has one of the highest suicide rates in Africa. Dr. Titilayo Tade of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital also states that, “The suicide rate in Nigeria in 2019 is 6.9/100,000, which is higher than 6.5 rate in 2012; but under-reported or miscoded. Nigeria has … Continue reading Depression, economic hardship increasing suicide rates in Nigeria – Experts

TRANSFER RUMOURS: Will Bellingham choose Real Madrid or Liverpool?

Real Madrid will offer Jude Bellingham the chance to come and be the new Luka Modric next summer, but fear the England international is leaning towards Liverpool over a switch to La Liga, according to reports in Spain. Madrid abandoned their pursuit of Kylian Mbappe last summer but they have turned their attention to the 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder, and … Continue reading TRANSFER RUMOURS: Will Bellingham choose Real Madrid or Liverpool?

Alex Iwobi: The reinvention of a midfielder

"Almost unstoppable". That is how Alex Iwobi describes the confidence he is currently playing with. Often, it is considered crude to speak about oneself in such high regard. Here, though, the self-proclamation is entirely justified. Iwobi has been directly involved in six Premier League goals this season, his best return for Everton - and it … Continue reading Alex Iwobi: The reinvention of a midfielder