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•I still love her —Man A woman, Safiya Muhammad, has dragged her husband, Salisu Saidu, to a shari’a court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, Kaduna State for allegedly abandoning her and their two children. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the complainant told the court that she had traveled to Kogi to treat an illness she had been caring for for some time, but that her husband did not visit her…

Serena Williams suffered a likely end to her career when she was knocked out of the US Open by Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Friday. The 23-time Grand Slam title winner and six-time champion in New York lost her third-round clash 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 6-1. Williams, who turns 41 in three weeks, had said she remained “vague” about her retirement plans, but without a major title since 2017, her 27-year career was now almost certainly over.Williams…

Father Matthew Hassan Kukah listened with this penetrating attention to Colonel Paul Okuntimo from his elevated seat. His crooked head rested on the soft palm of his hand, which was placed on the table at the elbow. Father Kukah clearly processed the testimony of the Nigerian army officer at the port of the Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Violations and the Reconciliation Commission of Nigeria, popularly known as the Oputa Panel. The officer in…

The Nigerian Communications Commission has attributed poor telecom services to the destruction of telecommunications infrastructure and facilities in the country. The Vice Chairman, NCC, Umar Danbatta, said this at the 2022 edition of the Youth, Civil Society and Stakeholders Summit, held in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Danbatta said more than 50,000 cases of destruction of telecom infrastructure and facilities had been reported across the country in the past five years, adding that the implications…

“Never mention this line in your life!” the magisterial voice bellowed from the other end. The student stood razed to the ground, stunned and convulsing with fear. She had only called her supervisor to find out when he would be in the office so she could hand in the next phase of her long essay: Graduation Day was just around the corner. But His Academic Majesty didn’t take phone calls from students, and if you…

Sri Lanka’s ousted former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa returned to the country on Friday, an airport official said, seven weeks after fleeing amid the worst-ever economic crisis on the island. Rajapaksa was decorated with flowers by a welcoming party of ministers and politicians as he disembarked at the main international airport, the official added – as a sign of his lasting influence in the Indian Ocean nation, which critics said would ruin him. led. “There was…

The effect of the rising inflation and the falling value of the naira against the dollar is being felt by all Nigerians. Businesses are hardest hit and families struggle to survive the tough times. YUSUF ABDULKADIR and ABIODUN ADIGUN have tasted the views of some Nigerians on this issue. Their views: Habeebat Bamidele The operating costs of most companies are increasing, causing the prices of goods and services to rise. This has consequences for our…

Actress and singer Angela Okorie has said she prefers to keep her relationship private because she doesn’t want unsolicited third-party opinions. In an interview with Saturday BeatsShe said: “A lot of entertainers, including me, don’t want their relationships out there. I’m a very private person and I believe once the relationship is on social media it will break. “That’s why many entertainers have ‘social media in-laws’ telling them what to do in their relationships or…

I want to know if it is true that walking in the elderly prolongs lifespan? Thank you. Emeka (by text message) Aging is usually accompanied by decreased physical activity and increased sedentary behavior. Unfortunately, this reduced physical activity is associated with reduced life expectancy. However, adults aged 85 and older who walk for an hour or more each week have been confirmed to have a 40% lower risk of all-cause mortality compared…

The Peoples Redemption Party’s Ogun state governor, Prof. David Bamgbose, has died six days after he was declared the party’s candidate. Bamgbose reportedly died Friday morning at Sacred Heart Hospital, Lantoro, Abeokuta, after a short illness. Bamgbose’s death was confirmed by his personal assistant and assistant Senior Pastor of Peace and Love Church, Mr. Oduntan Olayemi. He explained that Bamgbose had complained of fatigue the day before and had been taken to the hospital near…