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FRCN Celebrates Staff As He Bows Out Of Service

By Godwin Idoko The News and Current Affairs Department of the Federal Raadio Corporation of Nigeria Abuja Operations today sent off one of its Principal Reporters, Mr Anosike Ohuka after attaining sixty years. Speaking during the send off, which took place in Radio House, Garki Abuja, the Director, Abuja Operations, Alhaja Sherifat Ahmed reminded staff on the need to ensure efficient service delivery at all times. While wishing the retiree […]

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John Isner To Retire After US Open

American John Isner is to retire after the US Open. Isner made the announcement at the US Open. The 38-year-old, who has served a record 14,411 aces, has won 16 singles titles, reaching a career-high world ranking of eighth in 2018. He also competed in the longest tennis match in history at Wimbledon in 2010, beating Nicolas Mahut 6-4 3-6 6-7 7-6 70-68 over 11 hours and five minutes. "After […]

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David Silva Retires From Football

Former Manchester City playmaker David Silva has announced his retirement from football. The 37-year-old Spanish great spent a highly successful decade at City and won four Premier League titles before joining Real Sociedad in 2020. However, Silva suffered a serious knee injury during pre-season and has decided to call time on his 19-year playing career. "Today is a sad day for me," Silva said on social media. "Today it is […]

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Retirement Home Fire in Milan Leaves Six Dead

Six people have died and 81 others have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a room in a retirement home in the Italian city of Milan. The alarm was raised in the early hours of Friday at the Casa dei Coniugi home for the elderly. The blaze was quickly contained but Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala said rescuers had to bring everyone out "almost one by one […]

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NLC To Meet Tinubu On 65-Year Retirement Age

The Nigeria Labour Congress is set to engage President Bola Tinubu on the agitation for extension of civil servants’ retirement age to  65 years. The National President, NLC, Joe Ajaero, told The PUNCH on Sunday  that labour was not relenting on the agitation, which started under the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari. The PUNCH reports that the NLC had during the 2023 May Day celebrations appealed to Buhari to extend the retirement […]

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Kontaveit To Retire After Wimbledon

Former world number two Anett Kontaveit,  has announced her retirement from tennis due to a condition in her back. The Estonian said the problem "does not allow for full-scale training or continued competition" and explained Wimbledon will be her last tournament. The 27-year-old's best result in a grand slam tournament was reaching the Australian Open quarter-finals in 2020. "Tennis has given and taught me a lot," Kontaveit said. She added in a statement on Instagram: "It has been important for […]

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