If Pep Guardiola could have handpicked one Manchester United player to miss the derby next week it would have been Paul Pogba. The Frenchman's interview with the BBC earlier in the day - when he expressed his hope that some of Manchester City’s top stars would miss some games through...
According to Pulse.ng, the Presidency has denied the claims by former vice president Atiku Abubakar that President Muhammadu Buhari was at a time denied entry into the United States for 15 years. Atiku had in an interview with Dele Momodu alleged that Buhari was not allowed to enter the US...
President Muhammadu Buhari has left the shores of Nigeria for Jordan to attend the a 2-day counter-terrorism summit tagged Aqaba Retreat. The summit will take place in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba between December 2 and December 3, 2017, hosted by King Abdullah II of Jordan. The president's departure was...
Having lost in their previous outings against La Albiceleste in the competition, the Super Eagles will be out for revenge this time around in Group D The draw ceremony which served up plenty of interesting match-ups took place Friday evening in Moscow’s State Kremlin Palace, Russia. Egypt, who are making their...
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, bringing an end to 37 years of rule and sparking jubilant celebrations in the nation's streets. A letter from Mr Mugabe read out by the speaker of parliament said the decision was voluntary and he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims that he got a whopping N5billion from the controversial pension fund. Jonathan's aide, Ikechukwu Eze reacted to the claims by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), saying there was no iota of truth in the claims. Eze...
The boy that took timelines by storm this time a year ago “is doing wonderful”. A photo of Jake Amo from the village Asempanaye in Ghana was the meme of choice for many a joke in 2016. Africa Check determined that photographer Carlos Cortes had taken the famous picture of...
The military takeover of Zimbabwe on Wednesday marked the climax of a week of confrontation between the military and President Robert Mugabe, the nonagenarian leader who’s led the southern African nation for almost four decades. Four key figures within Zimbabwe’s ruling party will determine how the battle to succeed...
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Residents along the streets of this capital city grappled with a new reality Wednesday after the military sidelined President Robert Mugabe, its leader for the past 37 years. Once heralded for seizing power from British rule and the nation's white elites, the 93-year-old's tenure in recent years...
Robert Mugabe’s 37-year grip on power in Zimbabwe was fast ebbing away on Wednesday evening as he met senior military officers to discuss his future following a day confined to house arrest in Harare. It seems likely that the ruthless rule of the world’s oldest leader will be over within...