Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Africa Child Right's Promotion

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Africa Child Right’...

STAND Foundation has urged humanitarian agencies in the Africa continent to keep working to promote, protect and enforce the rights of children, creating a conducive environment for their future. In a statement released by the Executive Director of the foundation, Ms Olusayo Adeleyein in... read more »

Opinion: Celebrating Democracy Day with Election Rigmarole

Opinion: Celebrating Democracy Day with Election Rigmarole by Femi Aribisal...

What we have in Nigeria is government of the government by the government and for the government. The Nigeria of today is stranger than fiction.  The government has just legally declared June 12 “Democracy Day” and proclaimed that, henceforth, it will be a public holiday when we will... read more »

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State's Security Architecture

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State’s Security Architec...

Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday promised to address the emerging security challenges facing the state through an overhaul of the state’s security architecture. He disclosed this while addressing journalists after an emergency security meeting with chiefs of security... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commenced the second phase of the 2019 Polio Vaccination Campaign which was preceded by a sensitisation training for health reporters and journalists, ahead of the statewide polio vaccine... read more »

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Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulk...

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal resumed sitting on Monday with Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba as the new replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garuba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division appeared during the sitting with a five-man panel... read more »

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Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In

The newly elected governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni has married a third wife barely 24 hours after he was sworn into office. He got married to Ummi Adama Gaidam, the daughter of Ibrahim Gaidam, the immediate past governor of the state. This means that the past... read more »

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Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha’s Arrest

Following the news making the rounds regarding the arrest of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha by operatives of the EFCC, the commission has come out to official deny the claim. While responding to questions from journalists, Tony Orilade, EFCC’s acting... read more »

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Breaking News: Rochas Okorocha and Wife Arrested by EFCC Operatives

Breaking News: Rochas Okorocha and Wife Arrested by EFCC Operativ...

Barely 24 hours after vacating office as the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha and his wife have both been arrested by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Officers from the... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah

Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Thursday to attend the Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The 14th session of the Summit Conference of the OIC, scheduled to hold on Friday, May 31, will be hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and attended by Heads of State and Governments of Member... read more »

Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections R...

Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections - Senator Lawal Shuaibu to Oshiomhole

Embattled chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress seems to be sinking each day as speculations of his removal as chairman of the party continues to... read more »

World: Want to Lose Money? Put it to Work in Nigeria. &...

World: Want to Lose Money? Put it to Work in Nigeria. - Forbes

In five years, the Nigeria ETF has blown up, now down over 74.5%. Equity investment between 2013 and 2018 has fallen from around $2.9 billion in 2013 to... read more »

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate P...

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President by Farooq Kperogi

Today, Nigeria will inaugurate an illegitimate president who unashamedly stole someone else’s electoral mandate in broad daylight. Buhari (whom most people... read more »

Agriculture
Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn the ire of 38 civic groups in the... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations is marking the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, farmers are being reminded that they are frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance. They are being reminded that they have a... read more »

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger...

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO

Nigeria and all the other developing countries of the world will continue to experience hunger if they fail to shift from depending on imported foreign... read more »

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

The Kaduna state commissioner of police sunday confirmed that 52 cows were crushed to death by an kaduna-Abuja bound train. Addressing a press conference in... read more »

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs &...

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs - Garba Shehu

  Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Garba Shehu has once again given the Buhari led administration very high marks... read more »

Algeria
Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership champions Manchester City has finally signed Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for £60 million on a 5-year deal. This amount is about €68m or $80m. The signing finally put to rest the... read more »

Sports: ManCity to Sign Mahrez for £60m

Sports: ManCity to Sign Mahrez for £60m

After failing to sign the Leicester City play maker in the last transfer window, Premier league champions Manchester City is now set to close the deal for about £60m. This deals is expected to be concluded before the World Cup begins. Man City is also expected to sign Napoli midfielder, Jorginho for about £42m. Interestingly, none of these two... read more »

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Biafra
Nigeria: Let Buhari Be Subjected to DNA Testing - Nnamdi Kanu to Atiku

Nigeria: Let Buhari Be Subjected to DNA Testing – Nnamdi Ka...

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, who is on the search list of the Nigerian government, has decided to offer a legal advice to the candidate of the Peoples... read more »

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and directed that his trial on charges of treasonable felony should proceed in his absence. The judge, whose decision was anchored on the provisions of Section 352(4) of the Administrative of Criminal... read more »

Nigeria: Kaduna State Commissioner Calls Prof. Okechukw...

A commissioner commissioner of Women Affairs & Social Development in Kaduna State, Hafsat M Baba, has referred to Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu as a... read more »

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions...

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions and Terms Met

In a surprising turn of events a day to the elections, it appears that IPOB has called off its decision to boycott the elections. In a tweet released on Nnamdi... read more »

Nigeria: IPOB Insists on Boycotting the 2019 General El...

Nigeria: IPOB Insists on Boycotting the 2019 General Elections

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that its position on boycotting the 2019 elections has not changed. In a statement... read more »

Boko Haram
Communique: The Yoruba's Stand on Buhari's Revocation of Licensed Guns in Nigeria

Communique: The Yoruba’s Stand on Buhari’s Revocation...

Communique issued Today 25th of May 2019 at the end of the meeting of The Yoruba Summit Group. Present at the meeting which took place at Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s house, were the host and patron,... read more »

Boko Haram: Troops Raid Terrorist Camp, Kill 14 Terrorist, Free 21 Captives

Boko Haram: Troops Raid Terrorist Camp, Kill 14 Terrorist, Free 21 Captives

Following the hijack of a bus with about 20 passengers on Wednesday, the troops of 192 Battalion of 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, working with the Civilian Joint Task Force on Thursday raided a Boko Haram camp suspected to be the base of the attackers. During the attack, about 14 terrorists were killed and about 21 captives... read more »

Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Hijacks Bus with abo...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Hijacks Bus with about 20 Passengers

About 20 people have been abducted by Boko Haram terrorists when their bus was hijacked at Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday. According to reports, the... read more »

Nigeria: Suspected Kidnappers of Chibok Girls Paraded B...

Nigeria: Suspected Kidnappers of Chibok Girls Paraded By the Police

The Nigerian Police today paraded eight men who are suspected to have been part of the kidnapping of the Chibok girls. The eight suspects were part of a group... read more »

Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dapchi Schoolgirls...

Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dapchi Schoolgirls' Release

The Nigerian government says it will negotiate for the release of 110 abducted schoolgirls rather than use military force. The students were seized last month... read more »

Breaking News
Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial...

The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the election. The three-member panel said during its ruling in Abuja... read more »

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar

Google currency converter shows naira to dollar has now returned to 361 to a dollar. A few hours ago, Nigerians were shocked to see on Google currency converter that the exchange had dropped to 184 to a dollar and 240 to a pound. See Also: Breaking News: Dollar Exchanges $1 to N184 Though the official rate on CBN did not reflect any of these... read more »

Breaking News: Elections Postponed to 23rd February

Breaking News: Elections Postponed to 23rd February

After the initial denials by INEC, it has officially come out to announce the postponement of today’s scheduled elections to the 23rd of February. See... read more »

Breaking News: Elections not Postponed – INEC

Breaking News: Elections not Postponed - INEC

Following a rumour that INEC might be thinking of postponing the Presidential and house of assembly elections, INEC has come out to refute the rumour.... read more »

Breaking News: Nigerian Presidential Elections may be P...

Breaking News: Nigerian Presidential Elections may be Postponed!

There are indications that the presidential and national assembly elections slated to hold tomorrow may be postponed. News reaching us has it that the... read more »

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Business
Nigeria: Oil Exploration in the North to Continue Till Oil is Found - GMD NNPC

Nigeria: Oil Exploration in the North to Continue Till Oil is Fou...

Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said oil exploration in northern Nigeria will continue till it is found. He said this will enable... read more »

Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN Over ‘Disappearance’ of $64.1 Million

Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN Over ‘Disappearance’ of $64.1 Million

An alleged disappearance of over $64 million from the vaults of the Zenith Bank has landed the multinational financial services provider in trouble. Zenith bank is rated as a large financial service provider in Nigeria and Anglophone West Africa. As at the ending of 2016, her total assets was N4.7 trillion with shareholders’ equity of N616.3... read more »

Nigeria: Google Issues a Statement on Inaccurate Curren...

Nigeria: Google Issues a Statement on Inaccurate Currency Converter Issue with the Naira

Following the curious 50% drop recorded in Nigeria’s exchange rate on Google’s currency converter yesterday, Google has issued a statement. In a... read more »

Breaking News: Dollar Exchanges $1 to N184

In a shocking development, the exchange rate today dropped by half across board. Dollar to the Naira dropped from N360 to N184 while the Pound dropped from... read more »

Nigeria: Wike Snubs Media, Presents N.5 Trillion Budget

Nigeria: Wike Snubs Media, Presents N.5 Trillion Budget

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Christmas eve presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of around half a trillion naira to the state House of Assembly for... read more »

Cameroon
Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He's Not a Nigerian - APC to Election Tribunal

Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He’s Not a Nigerian – APC ...

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the winner of the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election, has filed a motion at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku not Constitutionally Qualified to Contest, He was Born in Cameroon

Nigeria: Atiku not Constitutionally Qualified to Contest, He was Born in Cameroon

Only natural born citizens by birth are valid and eligible source of producing a president in Nigeria. In an interesting twist, a news brought to the fore by Nnamdi Kanu regarding Atiku’s birth appears to have brought up a constitutional concern. Following this revelation, a bishop wrote an article on Facebook explaining the constitutional... read more »

Corruption
Nigeria: FG Woefully Fail to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter O...

The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified before the... read more »

Opinion: How the 2019 Presidential Election in Nigeria was Massively Rigged – Femi Aribisala.

“You will know the truth and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:32). In the 2015 presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari of the APC was awarded 15,424,921 votes by Attahiru Jega’s INEC; while Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP was awarded 12,853,162 votes. In that election, Buhari presided like a colossus over the North, which was stoked up to... read more »

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Ass...

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Asset Declaration Fraud by Farooq Kperogi

Buhari’s asset declaration fraud is more damning than Onnoghen’s, yet it is Onnoghen who has been illegally “suspended” and pilloried in the media.... read more »

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Just...

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

In a reaction from legal practitioners, it is becoming clear that the Code of Conduct Tribunal has no jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of the Federation.... read more »

Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising Fascism in Nig...

Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising Fascism in Nigeria by Achike Chude

In any society that predominantly seeks excellence, it should be standard practice that every infraction, especially those by public officials is investigated.... read more »

Crime
Opinion: Asiwaju's Boys - Angels of Death and Mayhem by Femi OmoYoruba

Opinion: Asiwaju’s Boys – Angels of Death and Mayhem ...

Talo Skibo , MC Oluomo, Koko Zaria, Hamburger, Esi Oluwo, Kunle Poly, Owoseni, Nayam, Mamok. Reasearch these names. They are thugs, not just your average thugs, though. They are millionaires. Why are... read more »

Nigeria: LASTMA Officer Shot Dead By Suspected F-SARS Officer

Nigeria: LASTMA Officer Shot Dead By Suspected F-SARS Officer

An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, identified as Rotimi Adeyemo, was shot dead in the Iyana-Ipaja area of Alimosho Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday. PUNCH Metro gathered that Adeyemo, while controlling traffic at the Iyana-Ipaja roundabout, stopped a motorist, who was alleged to be an operative of the... read more »

Nigeria: Osun Elelctions – PDP Alleges Crack Down...

Nigeria: Osun Elelctions - PDP Alleges Crack Down on Its Officials in the State

The People’s Democratic Party has this afternoon alleged that there is an ongoing crack down on its official in Osun state. In a series of tweets, the... read more »

Opinion: Still On Adebayo Shittu’s Service Scanda...

Opinion: Still On Adebayo Shittu's Service Scandal

I am taken aback by the line of defence proffered by Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu for skipping National Youth Service. Is the man... read more »

Nigeria: Police Dismisses 3 Officers for Illegal Raid o...

Nigeria: Police Dismisses 3 Officers for Illegal Raid on Chief Clark's Residence

PRESS RELEASE DISMISSAL FROM SERVICE OF THREE (3) OF THE POLICE PERSONNEL AND INTERDICTION OF THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE INVOLVED IN THE... read more »

Economy
Nigeria: Buhari Laments Over the N400 Billion Nigeria Loses to Medical Tourism Yearly

Nigeria: Buhari Laments Over the N400 Billion Nigeria Loses to Me...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the huge amount Nigerians spend annually seeking medical care outside the country. The President expressed his concern at the inauguration of... read more »

Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

A northern or southern president cannot solve our problems, a Nigerian president can. You can’t have excuses and results. Sentiments don’t solve problems; they compound them. Every region in Nigeria has its peculiar sentiment issues. I chose to talk about northern sentiment because I can authoritatively do so without the fear of... read more »

Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ib...

Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis Takes Toll On American Oil Major

The unfolding political crisis in Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil states in Southern Nigeria that has been relatively very peaceful till the advent of a... read more »

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Conce...

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Growing In Niger Delta

Ahead of the 2019 general elections coming up in a matter of weeks, there are disturbing concerns in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin,... read more »

Nigeria: Stop Trying to Deceive Nigerians – PDP t...

Nigeria: Stop Trying to Deceive Nigerians - PDP to Osinbajo

The People’s Democratic Party has advised Vice President Osinbajo to stop trying to deceive Nigerians manipulated figures. According to the PDP, this was... read more »

Education
Nigeria: School Building Collapse in Lagos, Many Feared Dead

Nigeria: School Building Collapse in Lagos, Many Feared Dead

Several victims, including school children are presently trapped under the rubbles of a three story building that suddenly collapsed in the morning at Ita-Faji area, Lagos Island. As part of effort... read more »

Nigeria: New Finance Minister Gained Admission into ABU at 14 Years, Raises Suspicion

Nigeria: New Finance Minister Gained Admission into ABU at 14 Years, Raises Suspicion

Nigeria’s new finance minister, Mrs Zainab Shamshuna Ahmed who replaced Kemi Adeosun has sparked off fresh controversy following the scrutiny of her profile. It will be recalled that Kemi Adeosun was involved in a forgery scandal which eventually led to her resignation. See Also: Nigeria: Buhari Replaces Adeosun with a Northerner It now... read more »

South Africa: Girl School’s Naked Cultural Perfor...

South Africa: Girl School's Naked Cultural Performance Sparks Outrage

A video of some school girls performing at a competition wearing very skimpy outfits, has sparked serious outrage. The outfit which leaves the breasts and... read more »

Nigeria: What Happened to the IG’s Speech?

Nigeria: What Happened to the IG's Speech?

A video of the Nigerian Inspector of Police, Idris Ibrahim, fumbling badly with his speech has been trending online. The speech was given on May 14 2018 at the... read more »

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bil...

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, again on Monday criticised the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth... read more »

Egypt
World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi Arabia

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi...

The Egyptian team lost 1:2 to Saudi Arabia, ending their World Cup campaign without a win. Having earlier lost to Uruguay and Russia, they ended without a single point. Salah opened scoring in the... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Wins Saudi Arabia 1:0, Confirms Egypt's Exit

World Cup: Uruguay Wins Saudi Arabia 1:0, Confirms Egypt’s Exit

Uruguay won the Saudis by a lone goal to confirm their qualification to the round of 16 and Egypt’s exit from the tournament. In one of those tough permutations, Egypt would have stood a chance had Saudi Arabia won Uruguay. Luis Suarez’s 23rd minute strike was all Uruguay needed win the match.With Uruguay’s win, Egypt is now... read more »

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts Russia

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts, Russia

The Egyptians playing with their star player, Salah were defeated 3:1 by hosts Russia. The first half of the encounter ended goal-less but things changed when... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

In a keenly contested encounter, the Uruguayans narrowly edged past the Egyptian team by a lone goal. Just when fans were settling for a goal-less draw, Jose... read more »

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

Five countries will be flying the flag for Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. These countries include: Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and... read more »

Entertainment
Nigeria: US Legend Cars, Constituted Authority to Name Winner of the Presidential Elections

Nigeria: US Legend Cars, Constituted Authority to Name Winner of ...

In a series of tweets that has left social media buzzing, the APC through its official Twitter handle has stated that a US based sports car manufacturer, US Legend Cars, were the constituted legal... read more »

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

A deliverance pastor in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, who was recently attacked by a mysterious big snake, says no form of attack will stop him from preaching the gospel of Christ and restoring destinies of the oppressed. An eye-witness told this reporter on Thursday that the pastor organised a thanksgiving on Saturday, praising God for His... read more »

Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Presenter Diplomatic OPJ Resi...

Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Presenter Diplomatic OPJ Resigns Following Government Pressure On Wazobia FM

I Opute Pius Junior popularly known as DIPLOMATIC OPJ hereby wield this medium to officially announce to the public and our teeming fans that I and my radio... read more »

Nigeria: Ras Kimono’s Wife Dies Three Months After His ...

Nigeria: Ras Kimono’s Wife Dies Three Months After His Death

Efemena Okedi, the wife of late Raggae artiste, Chux Ohai, aka Ras Kimono, is dead. The death of the 42-year-old is coming three weeks after her husband was... read more »

Nigeria: Davido Mocks EFCC, Tells Them to Also Freeze H...

In what was clearly a mockery of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Davido responding to the alleged freezing of his account tweeted... read more »

Environment
Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

A road safety officer had the misfortune of hitting a Benz G-wagon while drunk-driving. Road safety officers are usually dreaded by road users because of their eagerness to pounce on real and... read more »

Opinion: ExxonMobil Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria - Femi Aribisala

Opinion: ExxonMobil Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria – Femi Aribisala

To Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity. EXXONMOBIL Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria!! The message must be sent to ExxonMobil loud and clear that, as long as it is operating within the sovereignty of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it must be subject to Nigerian laws. If you were to visit the... read more »

Fashion
Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

It’s an already known fact that the kit of the Nigerian Super Eagles took center stage. Following in this path, the Super Eagles traveled to Russia in a stylish traditional outfit that is... read more »

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle's Kit Sells Out On First Day

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle’s Kit Sells Out On First Day

The replica of the Nigerian Super Eagle’s kit which was released for sale to the public on June 1 has sold out on the first day with about three million pre-orders. People were seen queuing up outside Nike’s store in London in a bid to get the kit which sold for £64.95 (about N32,000). The Nigerian kit appears to have won them new... read more »

Fitness and Wellbeing
A President only deserves a second term because he can WORK, not because he can WALK.

Opinion: A President Only Deserves a Second Term Because He Can W...

arba Sheu This is the response former aid to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri gave to Garba Shehu’s claim that President was fit to run for a second term having trekked for 800... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a Whooping 800 Meters

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a “Whooping” 800 Meters

In an obvious attempt at showing Nigerians and the world that he is indeed fit, President Buhari today trekked the whole of 800 meters home. Buhari had gone to a mosque in his hometown Daura for Eid el-Kabir prayer after which he trekked home. The distance of the mosque to his home is about 800 meters. 800 meters is the about the same as walking... read more »

Food
Fulani Herdsmen
Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Pra...

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, has called on people in the state to seek divine intervention to the rising crime in the state, which he identified as the work of the... read more »

Nigeria: Questions Buhari Should Answer before the Elections

Opinion: Questions Buhari Should Answer before the Elections

With the current exchanges of verbal batons across political parties, there is no doubt that the 2019 general elections are presenting the nation a lot of melodramatic episodes. While some elite class that are partisan are exchanging verbal missiles and cross fires across various campus social media, the reality is that both Buhari and Atiku’s... read more »

Nigeria: Presidency Describes Punch Newspapers as ̶...

Nigeria: Presidency Describes Punch Newspapers as "Disrespectful of the President and His Office"

The Presidency has described the Punch Newspapers as “disrespectful of the President and his office”. This was in response to an editorial... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Ad...

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa

About 50 persons have been reportedly killed in fresh attacks in Adamawa state. The attack which was reportedly carried out by armed fulani herdsmen took place... read more »

Nigeria: South-East Governors Reject Ranching, Stop Her...

Nigeria: South-East Governors Reject Ranching, Stop Herdsmen Movement

Following the threat of herdsmen attack on farms and farmers, the South-East Governors’ forum held a meeting at the Enugu government house where it made... read more »

Gabon
Ghana
Nigeria: Learn from Ghanaian President, PDP Tells Buhari

Nigeria: Learn from Ghanaian President, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the benefit of his state visit to Ghana to draw lessons from his Ghanaian counterpart, President Nana Akufo-Addo on how to... read more »

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

The government of Ghana has issued an alert, warning members of the public on the possible outbreak of Lassa fever. Ghana Health Services (GHS) also cautioned all Divisional Directors, Regional Deputy Directors of the Service and public health care facilities of the likelihood of outbreaks of Lassa fever. The GHS in a release explained the disease... read more »

Human Rights
SASU Condemns the Violent and Criminal Actions of the Zimbabwean Government on its People and Student Leaders

SASU Condemns the Violent and Criminal Actions of the Zimbabwean ...

The Southern African Student Union (SASU) is utterly disgusted and dismayed by the ongoing criminal behaviour being carried out by security forces in Zimbabwe. The corrupt Zimbabwean government... read more »

Africa: Impose sanctions on France and Other Countries that Impoverish Africa - Di Maio to the EU

Africa: Impose Sanctions on France and Other Countries that Impoverish Africa – Di Maio to the EU

He said France had “never stopped colonising tens of African states”. Luigi di Maio called on the European Union to impose sanctions on France for its policies in Africa. He said France had “never stopped colonising tens of African states”. Ever since Italy’s Five Star and League parties came to power in June 2018... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy – by Mi...

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy - by Mike Ozekhome

A press statement by Mike Ozekhome’s chambers on the unconstitutional siege laid by the Nigerian Police on Senator Dino Melaye’s house, at no 11... read more »

Nigeria: PDP Condemns Freezing of Peter Obi’s Acc...

Nigeria: PDP Condemns Freezing of Peter Obi's Accounts

…Laments Harassment Of Family Members The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) decries the stoppage of transactions on... read more »

Biafra: South-East Massively Complies with IPOB’s...

Biafra: South-East Massively Complies with IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order

Many major cities in the South-East were almost ghost towns today as there was a massive compliance with IPOB’s sit-at-home order. Major roads, markets... read more »

Inspirational
Judiciary
Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari's Certificate Issue

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari’s Cer...

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President... read more »

Nigeria: Supreme Court Declares Rivers State APC's Primaries Illegal

Nigeria: Supreme Court Declares Rivers State APC’s Primaries Illegal

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the order of a Federal High Court in Port-Harcourt, which last year barred the All Progressive Congress (APC) from conducting any primary election pending the determination of a suit brought before it by a team of 22 aggrieved members of the party. In a swift reaction, The Rivers State chapter of the APC urged... read more »

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize an...

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country - Niger Delta Agitators

A coalition known as the Niger Delta Agitators has issued a warning to the Federal Government regarding what they term the harassment of the Chief Justice of... read more »

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before ...

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT

We are not just challenging jurisdiction, we are even challenging the jurisdiction of this tribunal to even snif that charge – Olanipekun (SAN) The... read more »

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon....

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen

Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal,... read more »

Justice
Opinion: New IGP - Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed by Farooq Kperogi

Opinion: New IGP – Why Progressive Northerners Should be Em...

In August 2015, when I first publicly voiced out my disapproval of what I called the embarrassingly undisguised ‘Arewacentricity’ of Buhari’s appointments, a few people, mostly... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CCT Monday

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CCT Monday

The Federal Government has asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, to immediately vacate his exalted office as head of the nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration issues. In a move to force Justice Onnoghen out of office, the Federal Government will on Monday January 14 arraign the CJN before the Justice... read more »

Nigeria: Should Buhari probe the Power Sector, OBJ Won&...

Nigeria: Should Buhari probe the Power Sector, OBJ Won't Escape Prosecution - Oshiomole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo would not escape prosecution if... read more »

Opinion: Still on the Osun Elections

Opinion: Still on the Osun Elections

The gubernatorial election held in Osun State on Saturday has once again brought up the issue of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s powers... read more »

Opinion: A Compromised INEC is Murdering Nigeria’...

Opinion: A Compromised INEC is Murdering Nigeria's Hard Earned Democracy by Mike Ozekhome SAN

The announcement by INEC,that the Osun state election conducted on Saturday,22nd September2018,was inconclusive and the fixing of 27th of September for a so... read more »

Kenya
Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Donald Trump will welcome Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta to the White House on Monday for what will be only the second one-on-one meeting the US president has held with an African leader since he took... read more »

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again - Trump, Speaking About Buhari

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again – Trump, Speaking About Buhari

“I never want to meet someone so lifeless again”. This according to Financial Times was what Donald Trump, President of the United States said to an aid after President Buhari’s much touted visit to the United States Months back. This revelation is coming on the heels of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta’s scheduled... read more »

Legislature
Life
Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Nigeria’s second republic President Alhaji Shehu Shagari has died at the age of 93. Shagari passed on this morning at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness. He became the President... read more »

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain III.

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain III.

“Who is that?” He asked with feigned shock etched vividly on his face. “That White Man over there!” she said pointing at me. I looked up from my desk to find one finger and about 10 pairs of astounded eyes in my direction. I chuckled, especially at the reference to me as ‘that white man’. Anybody who knows me knows that the only white... read more »

Lifestyle
Magazine
Morocco
World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

Morocco ended their World Cup campaign with a fiery performance which saw them holding Spain to a 2:2 draw. Morocco opened scoring in the 14th minute through Boutaib and Isco leveled things up for... read more »

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

Morocco has become the first African side to fully crash out of the tournament following a 1:0 defeat to Portugal today. Ronaldo’s 4th minute header was sufficient to seal the win for the Portuguese and a ticket home for the Moroccans. After the match, the Moroccan coach said “We qualified for a World Cup after 20 years and we’ve... read more »

Music
News
Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

There are indications today’s APC government is not averse to using the Shugaba playbook on Atiku. These are very interesting times in Nigeria.  The APC government has reportedly won a major... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election - Femi Aribisala

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election – Femi Aribisala

What we witnessed in the recently concluded election was the death knell of democracy in Nigeria. For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to be the last straw.  We are now convinced that Nigeria is a hopeless case.  This country is not just a major disappointment; it is decidedly firmly on the... read more »

Nigeria: WAEC Certificate Not Required for Presidency &...

Nigeria: WAEC Certificate Not Required for Presidency - Keyamo

Festus Keyamo has argued that one does not need to have a WAEC certificate to become President of Nigeria. Keyamo made this assertion while featuring as a... read more »

Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PMB by Dr. Aliyu ...

Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PMB by Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde

When King Edward VIII abdicated the British throne and his brother, Albert, took over as King George VI in 1937, it dawned on the new King and his wife,... read more »

Nigeria: Blame Past Governments for Nigeria’s Lac...

Nigeria: Blame Past Governments for Nigeria's Lack of Progress - Prof. Osinbajo

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that the major problem facing Nigeria is lack of integrity on the part of its leaders. Prof. Osinbajo said the... read more »

Nigeria
Nigeria: No Country Has Perfect Elections - INEC to the U.S

Nigeria: No Country Has Perfect Elections – INEC to the U.S

In a response to the reports the U.S on the 2019 general elections, INEC has said that there is no country in the world that has a perfect election. This response was given by Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku Rejects Result of the Presidential Elections

Nigeria: Atiku Rejects Result of the Presidential Elections

Atiku has roundly rejected the results announced by INEC that declared incumbent President Buhari the winner. In a statement to the nation he said: “Democracy Will Not Be Emasculated in Nigeria I thank the Nigerian people who trooped out in their millions to perform their civic duty this past Saturday. The patriotism of Nigerians is... read more »

Opinion: Integrity – The True Loser of 2019 Presi...

Opinion: Integrity - The True Loser of 2019 Presidential Polls

Even before the polls were counted, president Muhammadu Buhari was 100% confident he was going to win. From where will that confidence be in a nation hardly... read more »

Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering Storm? – Jo...

Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering Storm? - John Nnia Nwodo

Forty-eight hours after our elections, we still have no results. There is hardly any voter in Nigeria, who does not know the results of elections in his... read more »

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to...

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

The Independent Electoral Commission has postponed to opening of the national collation center to 11am Monday morning. The commission had earlier told... read more »

Opinion
Opinion: Obasanjo's Expired Milk And A Slave Dealer Called Bola Tinubu

Opinion: Obasanjo’s Expired Milk And A Slave Dealer Called ...

Bola Ahmed Tinubu is an ugly and repugnant little creature who lives in and presides over the affairs of Lagos state. He comes from a long line of slave-dealers even though he is of questionable... read more »

Opinion: All Hell will Break Lose if Buhari Rigs Election – Fani-Kayode

Opinion: All Hell will Break Lose if Buhari Rigs the Election – Fani-Kayode

As the general elections are set to take place in a few days, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode who is a known critic of the Buhari administration has said that any attempt by this administration to rig this election will lead to chaos. In a tweet which he posted in Thursday, he said ““On February 16th @atiku will defeat @MBuhari and remove his... read more »

Opinion: Points for Concern and Action by Chief Olusegu...

Opinion: Points for Concern and Action by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

I am concerned as a democrat who believes that with faithful and diligent practice of democracy, we can get over most of our political problems and move... read more »

Opinion: Why the Code of Conduct Tribunal Lacks Jurisdi...

Opinion: Why the Code of Conduct Tribunal Lacks Jurisdiction to Try the CJN

Word on the street is that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen admitted guilt to the Code of Conduct investigators and tried to... read more »

Opinion: Buhari, Tinubu and the Abdication of Responsib...

Opinion: Buhari, Tinubu and the Abdication of Responsibility By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, despite the open and brazen braggadocious posturings of the ruling party, things seem to be fast falling apart within the All People’s... read more »

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Politics
Nigeria: PDP Demands Immediate Release of Kwara Senator Ibrahim

Nigeria: PDP Demands Immediate Release of Kwara Senator Ibrahim

…Charges Members To Resist Intimidation The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demands the immediate and unconditional release of our Kwara South Senatorial candidate, Senator Rufai Ibrahim and other... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari's Address to Nigerians on the Eve of the Presidential Elections

Nigeria: President Buhari’s Address to Nigerians on the Eve of the Presidential Elections

For a president who has not been known to relish speaking to Nigerians, these last few days have witnessed more addresses than Nigerians ever thought possible. On this eve of the new date of the Presidential elections, President Buhari again addressed the nation. Below is the full text of his address. “Dear Nigerians, Finally, we have... read more »

Nigeria: DSS Summons Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu and Other T...

Nigeria: DSS Summons Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu and Other Top INEC Officials

The Department of State Service (DSS) has summoned the senior official who substantively heads the Independent National Electoral Commission’s operations and... read more »

Nigeria: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

Nigeria: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

Following an earlier report that the one-time militant, Tompolo along with others endorsed the candidacy of Buhari for presidency, he has come out to deny this... read more »

Nigeria: A Message from U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, W. S...

Nigeria: A Message from U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington

The United States Embassy in Nigeria wishes to reiterate unequivocally that we are not taking sides in Nigeria’s election.   We do not support any party or... read more »

Press Statement
PDP To Buhari Presidency: False Alarm Will Not Help You

Press Release: PDP To Buhari Presidency: False Alarm Will Not Hel...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says no amount of fabrications, false alarm, blackmail and resort to violence by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Presidency can sway Nigerians or... read more »

Nigeria: Afenifere Endorses Atiku for President

Nigeria: Afenifere Endorses Atiku for President

Afenifere, the leading pan Yoruba group has in a communique released yesterday endorsed the candidacy of Atiku Abubakar. The communique is published below: At the General Meeting of the AFENIFERE held at Akure Ondo State at the Residence of the LEADER Chief RF FASORANTI OFR on Monday, 11th February 2019, it was Resolved as follows: 1. That we... read more »

Breaking News: Ezekwesili Drops Out of Presidential Rac...

Breaking News: Ezekwesili Drops Out of Presidential Race to Give Room for a Coalition

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has announced her withdrawal from the Presidential race. Her reason for withdrawing is to give room for a proper coalition that will... read more »

Nigeria: Press Statement by APC President Campaign Coun...

Nigeria: Press Statement by APC President Campaign Council on Atiku's Clandestine Visit to the U.S

In our press release issued on Sunday, December 30, 2018, titled “WHEN THE THIEF IS SHOUTING THIEF”: THE CASE OF ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR”, we correctly... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari and Osinbajo to Participate in a Live T...

Nigeria: Buhari and Osinbajo to Participate in a Live Televised Presidential Townhall Interactive Programme

PRESS RELEASE BY APC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND VICE-PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO TO PARTICIPATE IN A LIVE TELEVISED PRESIDENTIAL... read more »

Religion
Opinion: The Desperate Agenda of an Evil Tyrant - Femi Fani-Kayode

Opinion: The Desperate Agenda of an Evil Tyrant – Femi Fani...

Much has been brewing in the circles of power of our nation in recent weeks. Permit me to share some of my findings with my readers today. The rest will come later. Key players and leaders in the... read more »

Nigeria: Pst Chris Okotie Declares Intention to Contest the 2019 Presidency

Nigeria: Pst Chris Okotie Declares Intention to Contest the 2019 Presidency

Popular Nigerian Pastor, Chris Okotie has officially declared his intention to contest for the 2019 Presidency. Speaking in his Church today, he said his decision was based on the obvious need for intelligent and capable leadership in the country. He added that it was time to save the Nigerian dream from further worsening. On the issue of the... read more »

Nigeria: Yemi Osinbajo is a Very Sick Man Indeed –...

Nigeria: Yemi Osinbajo is a Very Sick Man Indeed - Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode has described the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as a very sick man. This description came on the heels of the Vice Presidents... read more »

Nigeria: Ex-President Jonathan Did A Lot for the North ...

Nigeria: Ex-President Jonathan Did A Lot for the North - Sheikh Gumi

Radical Muslim cleric, Ahmad Gumi has openly confessed that ex-president Jonathan did a lot for the north. In a Ramadan tafsir sermon in which he thoroughly... read more »

Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Benue Killing Narr...

Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Benue Killing Narrative - Terrence Kuanum

The National Coordinator of the Benue Youth Forum, Terrence Kuanum has stated that the Federal Government is trying hard to change the Benue killing... read more »

Security
Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite Violence Must be Held to Account - US

Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite V...

As the Nigerian general elections looms close, the United States Government yesterday fired a cautioning shot to all actors, warning that “those who interfere in the electoral process or incite... read more »

Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maiduguri, Offers Each N500,000 by Churchill Umoren

Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maiduguri, Offers Each N500,000 by Churchill Umoren

…Army chief Buratai implores the media to take it easy and not pursue “negative” stories about it. Last week Army spokesman, Lt. Col SK Usman, at the behest of Army chief Buratai, invited 40 journalists, so many editors, to Maiduguri. All expenses paid. It was a meeting that had two phases. He met with Heads of NGOs and officials... read more »

Nigeria: N211 million Worth of Gold Seized at the Airpo...

Nigeria: N211 million Worth of Gold Seized at the Airport by the EFCC

Gold worth about N211 million was prevented from being transported out of the country illegally by the EFCC at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport,... read more »

Nigeria: Wike Sees Key Appointments As Panacea For Nige...

Nigeria: Wike Sees Key Appointments As Panacea For Niger Delta’s Unease

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, one of the big oil and gas states in Southern Nigeria controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently... read more »

Breaking News: Buhari Appoints Another Northerner to He...

Breaking News: Buhari Appoints Another Northerner to Head the DSS

President Buhari has appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi, another Northerner as the new Boss of the DSS. Following the sack of the former DSS boss, Lawal Daura by... read more »

Senegal
World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

Senegal has crashed out of the World Cup after losing 0:1 to Colombia. Senegal was Africa’s last representative in the tournament which means no African side made it out of the groups. A 74th... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Draws 2:2 with Japan

World Cup: Senegal Draws 2:2 with Japan

Senegal has drawn 2:2 with Japan in their second group match. The Senegalese opened scoring in the 11th minute through a Sadio Mane tap in. 23 minutes later, The Japanese leveled up the score through Takashi Inui ending the first half in a 1:1 draw. In the second half, Senegal took the lead in the 71st minute through Moussa Wague. However, the... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

Senegal defeated Poland by 2:1 to give Africa its first win in the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. Senegal’s first goal was put down as an own goal after a... read more »

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Sadio Mane scored a brilliant treble as Liverpool romped to a 5-0 thrashing of Porto at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday to march towards the Champions... read more »

Football: Senegal banned from Nations Cup after riot

Football: Senegal banned from Nations Cup after riot

Senegal have been disqualified from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a riot forced the abandonment of Saturday’s home tie with Ivory Coast. It is not... read more »

Seychelles
South Africa
South African: President Zuma Resigns

South African: President Zuma Resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.. The BBC reports that Zuma made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday... read more »

Nigeria: Multi Choice, DSTV/GOTV to Shut Down

Nigeria: Multi Choice, DSTV/GOTV to Shut Down

Nigerian authorities have notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOTV that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year. According to a letter to that effect (seen by Daily Times reporter) issued on Tuesday by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation(NBC), the license issued to them in 2014 by... read more »

Sport
José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after worst start in 28 years

José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after worst start in 28...

José Mourinho has been sacked as Manchester United manager following Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool, ending a tenure that began in May 2016. United finally lost patience with a head coach who... read more »

Sports: Victor Moses Quits International Football

Sports: Victor Moses Quits International Football

Nigeria’s ace winger and Chelsea player Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football. Moses who will turn 28 in December says he has had his best times wearing the Nigerian green and white colors. In a statement he released on Twitter, Victor Moses said he felt it was time for him to leave the stage so the younger... read more »

Sports: Emmanuel Amuneke Appointed Tanzania’s Hea...

Sports: Emmanuel Amuneke Appointed Tanzania's Head Coach

Former Nigerian international and former assistant coach of Nigeria’s victorious 2013 U-17 side Emmanuel Amuneke has been appointed the head coach of the... read more »

Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Champion...

Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Championship Asaba Stranded In Lagos Airport

Several athletes arriving in Nigeria to take part in the Africa Senior Athletic Championship are stranded at Murtala Muhammad Airport in the main city of Lagos... read more »

Sports: Nigerian Coach, Salisu Yusuf Caught on Video Re...

Sports: Nigerian Coach, Salisu Yusuf Caught on Video Receiving Bribe

Assistant coach of the Super Eagles and current coach of the Nigerian team to the 2020 Olympics was caught on camera taking bribe to feature certain... read more »

Terrorism
Opinion: Many Have Issues, But Few Are Roaming the Streets - Reno Omokri

Opinion: Many Have Issues, But Few Are Roaming the Streets –...

I thought I had heard all there was to hear until Monday, July 2, 2018 when the Buhari Presidency came down hard on all those opposed to the administration’s cattle colony project. Speaking on a... read more »

Nigeria: Army of Internet Trolls Recruited to Malign Me - Ezekwesili

Nigeria: Army of Internet Trolls Recruited to Malign Me – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili has taken to her Twitter page to call attention to the unsavory response to her protests. In her tweets, she noted that regardless of what part of the country the injustice she was protesting was happening, attempts were always made to question her motives. In her tweets she said “Here’s the thing. For me, Humanity has: No... read more »

Nigeria: Miyetti Allah Thrives on Conflicts – Dr....

Nigeria: Miyetti Allah Thrives on Conflicts - Dr. Nura Alkali

 Only the blind will insist on living a 17th century life in 2018. It is northern states that have land for cattle ranches Dr. Nura Alkali, the Chief... read more »

Nigeria: Amnesty International Blames the Government fo...

Nigeria: Amnesty International Blames the Government for the Increased Killings

Amnesty international has blamed the Nigerian government for the increase in the killings by herdsmen across the country. According to the body, the inaction... read more »

Nigeria: Plateau and PDP’s Crocodile Tears – Pres...

Nigeria: Plateau and PDP's Crocodile Tears – Presidency

The sad and unfortunate killings in Plateau State over the weekend have been turned to opportunity to once again play irresponsible politics, particularly by... read more »

Transportation
Tunisia
World Cup: Belgium Overruns Tunisia 5:2

World Cup: Belgium Overruns Tunisia 5:2

The Belgian team saw off their Tunisian opponents with a 5:2 scoreline. Hazard opened score with a penalty in the 6th minute while Lukaku doubled the lead in the 16th minute. The Tunisians looked... read more »

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

England edged past Tunisia with a 2:1 score line. The match which was looking like it was going to be Africa’s first result at the on-going World Cup ended up in another loss for an African team. Harry Kane had opened score for the English in the 11th minute, pouncing on a parry by the goalkeeper to tap in the first goal. Tunisia responded... read more »

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World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

For his massive contributions to the success of Croatia, Luka Modric most deservedly won the Adidas Golden Ball Award as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden... read more »

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4:2. In a match that saw Croatia having about 61% of the ball possession, the French took the lead through an 18th minute own goal, off a Mandzukic header. Croatia equalized in the 28th minute off a Perisic shot. Ten minutes later, France took the lead through a VAR awarded penalty... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

Belgium won the third place position this evening after beating England 2:0. The Belgians showed their intent with a 4th minute goal tapped in by Meunier. This... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England ...

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1

Croatia this evening sailed into the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after winning England 2:1 after extra time. Despite taking an early lead through a 5th... read more »

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium...

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium 1:0

The French team triumphed over the Belgians to advance to the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. France went ahead in the 51st minute from an Umtiti... read more »

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Nigeria: APC Denies Knowledge of Giant Broom Constructed in Abuja

Nigeria: APC Denies Knowledge of Giant Broom Constructed in Abuja

Nigerians have been speaking out castigating the ruling party for wasting funds, constructing a giant broom at the Abuja City Gate. The broom is APC’s symbol and the giant broom has... read more »

Nigeria: Soyinka Endorses Kingsley Moghalu of YPP for President

Nigeria: Soyinka Endorses Kingsley Moghalu of YPP for President

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka shocked a lot of Nigerians when he endorsed Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), for President. Soyinka and his civil... read more »

Nigeria: FCDA Prevents Atiku from Using Abuja Ground for Campaign Rally

Nigeria: FCDA Prevents Atiku from Using Abuja Ground for Campaign...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) has stopped it from using the Old Parade Ground in Abuja for its presidential mega rally scheduled... read more »

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Nigeria: Ogbeh’s Claim on Rice False, Says Thailand Ambassador

Nigeria: Ogbeh’s Claim on Rice False, Says Thailand Ambassador

Ambassador of Thailand to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse, has denied the claim by Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture, that rice mills are collapsing in the Asian country. On Friday,... read more »

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Biafra: No to the Proposed Sit-At-Home Order On September 14th by IPOB - Police

Biafra: No to the Proposed Sit-At-Home Order On September 14th by IPOB – Police

Heads of various security agencies in Imo state, Monday said they have adequately garnered their officers to deal with the September 14 sit-at-home declaration by the Indigenous people of... read more »

Biafra: Swiss Embassy Denies Nnamdi Kanu Visa to Honor UN's Invitation

Biafra: Swiss Embassy Denies Nnamdi Kanu’s Family Visa to H...

THE family of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned the Embassy of Switzerland in Abuja for allegedly denying travelling visa to members of... read more »

Biafra: Security Operatives Call on Nigerians to Ignore IPOB's Sept. 14th Sit-at-Home Protest

Biafra: Security Operatives Call on Nigerians to Ignore IPOB̵...

Following a high-powered meeting of Nigerian security operatives, South-easterners have been directed to ignore the sit-at-home directive issued by IPOB. They are advised to go about their... read more »

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Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premises by Tear Gas Firing Policemen

Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premises by Tear Gas F...

Professor Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary for the National Health Insurance Scheme who was recently suspended was this morning escorted into the premises of the NHIS by almost 50... read more »

Breaking News: Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running Mate

Breaking News: Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running Mate

The Presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party, Abubakar Atiku has picked former governor of Anambra State, Dr Peter Obi as his running mate. This puts to an end... read more »

Breaking News: Nigeria's Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Resigns

Breaking News: Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Res...

Nigeria’s embattled Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has reportedly resigned. There is currently no official statement to this effect, however, indications are that she has indeed... read more »

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Nigeria: Amina Zakari is Lying About her Relationship with Buhari by Farooq Kperogi

Nigeria: Amina Zakari is Lying About her Relationship with Buhari by Farooq Kperogi

Mrs. Amina Zakari just said to the BBC, “I’m not [Buhari’s] niece.” That’s flat-out mendacious. And it puts a huge question mark on her honesty, probity, and trustworthiness. A... read more »

Nigeria: Evidence of Buhari's Family Stealing is Out

Nigeria: How Buhari’s Ally, Isa Funtua, Fraudulently Acquir...

How Isa Funtua fraudulently acquired KeyStone Bank and 9Mobile using AMCON MD Recently, a shocking story came out to public knowledge about how Keystone Bank and 9Mobile were acquired in... read more »

Nigeria: Return Our Stolen Asset, Not Give Doomsday Prophecy On 2019 - Presidency to HSBC

Nigeria: Return Our Stolen Asset, Not Give Doomsday Prophecy On 2...

PRESIDENCY WANTS HSBC TO RETURN OUR STOLEN ASSETS, NOT GIVE US DOOMSDAY PROPHECY ON 2019 The Presidency wishes to make clear to all Nigerians, and particularly the global banking giant HSBC... read more »

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Nigeria: Overhaul SARS Immediately, Osinbajo to IGP

Nigeria: Overhaul SARS Immediately, Osinbajo to IGP

The Nigerian vice President and currently acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Inspector General of Police to immediately overhaul the management and operations of the... read more »

Nigeria: Dino Melaye Abducted by Unknown Gunmen

Nigeria: Dino Melaye Abducted by Unknown Gunmen

Senator Dino Melaye has been reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen on his way to Kogi. Information reaching us has it that the the Senator was on his way to Kogi to appear in court over... read more »

Nigeria: All these Concoctions and Evil Plots Cannot Deter Me - Saraki

Nigeria: All these Concoctions and Evil Plots Cannot Deter Me ...

Reacting to the letter again sent to him by the Police this night, inviting him to appear by 8am tomorrow (24th July 2018), Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said among other things that... read more »

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Nigeria: Warring Executive, Legislature Close Ranks To Combat Natural Resources Theft In Nigeria

Nigeria: Warring Executive, Legislature Close Ranks To Combat Natural Resources Theft In N...

Despite the festering cold war between the Executive and the Legislative arms of the Nigerian government, the two organs of governance appear to be finding a common ground to rally together... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Replaces Adeosun with a Northerner

Nigeria: Buhari Replaces Adeosun with a Northerner

Following the resignation of Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun over the forgery of her NYSC exemption certificate, Buhari has replaced her with a Northerner, Mrs Zainab... read more »

Nigeria: God Has Used Buhari and Some of Us to Make Nigeria Work - Ngige

Nigeria: God Has Used Buhari and Some of Us to Make Nigeria Work ...

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige on Sunday said Nigeria would have been in ruins if President Muhammadu Buhari was not elected to pilot the affairs of the country in... read more »

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Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake

Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that it had suspended its employee, Philomina Chieshe, on account of N36m which was reported to have been swallowed by a snake in... read more »

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Dr. Pogu Bitrus in a press conference, called on the people of middle belt to organize themselves and defend themselves and their property

Nigeria: People of Middle Belt Defend Yourselves and Property – Dr. Bitrus

The President of the Middle Belt Forum (MBF), Dr. Pogu Bitrus in a press conference, called on the people of middle belt to organize themselves and defend themselves and their... read more »

Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destroyed In Fresh Benue Attacks

Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destroyed In Fresh Benue Attac...

No fewer than nine persons have been killed and 45 houses destroyed in fresh herdsmen attacks that took place in three different communities Tuesday night. According to the report on Daily... read more »

Nigeria: Fresh Attack by Armed Herdsmen Leave Eight Dead

Nigeria: Fresh Attack by Armed Herdsmen Leave Eight Dead

About eight persons have been killed in a fresh attack by armed herdsmen in Tseadough village in Kwande local council of Benue State. The attack which took place on Saturday night left... read more »

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Nigeria: Nigeria Suffering International Embarrassment Because of Buhari - PDP

Nigeria: Nigeria Suffering International Embarrassment Because of Buhari – PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has made Nigeria a subject of international scorn. This is the response of the People’s Democratic Party to the recent report by the Financial Times which... read more »

Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Performed in JUTH

Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Performed in JUTH

Four patients over the period of four weeks had successful heart surgeries at the Jos University Teaching Hopsital, Jos Plateau State. According to the hospital’s Chief Medical... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

To meet Theresa May, others. President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday, travel to United Kingdom. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a... read more »

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Biafra: IPOB Blames, Ohaneze, South-east Governors for Operation Python Dance 3

Biafra: IPOB Blames, Ohaneze, South-east Governors for Operation Python Dance 3

The Indeginous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared Ohaneze Ndigbo and the South-East Governors complicit in the recently announced Operation Python Dance 3 by the Nigerian Army. Speaking... read more »

Biafra: IPOB Suit - Investigate U.S., Leave Nigeria Alone - Nigerians in Diaspora Tell US Lawyer

Biafra: IPOB Suit – Investigate U.S., Leave Nigeria Alone &...

Written by Abu Duniya The United States Chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has reacted to the emerging report that Fein & DelValle PLLC, an American law firm... read more »

Nigeria: Law Enforcement Agencies Should be Allowed to Do their Work – Presidency

Nigeria: Law Enforcement Agencies Should be Allowed to Do their W...

On the heels of the news today that the Senate President’s convoy blocked by the Police, Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity has released a... read more »

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Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was invited by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague to deliver the keynote address. This is to mark the court’s 20th anniversary... read more »

Nigeria: Court Grants Dasuki Bail

Nigeria: Court Grants Dasuki Bail

Embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has been granted bail by an Abuja Federal High Court. In her ruling, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu stated that it was illegal for the... read more »

Breaking: Ex-Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye Sentenced to 14 Years Imprisonment

Breaking: Ex-Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye Sentenced to 1...

Mr Joshua Dariye, former governor of Plateau state has sentenced to a 14 year jail term by an Abuja high court. Mr Dariye who was a governor of Plateau state between 1999 and 2007 was... read more »

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Nigeria: Osun Elections - Davido Calls on Buhari to do the Right Thing

Nigeria: Osun Elections – Davido Calls on Buhari to do the Right Thing

Popular Nigerian Musician and nephew to the PDP candidate in the recently conducted Osun Gubernatorial elections has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to do the right thing. Davido took... read more »

Opinion: Chris Ngige Fights for Oppressive Multinational ExxonMobil Instead of Oppressed Nigerians Workers Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: Chris Ngige Fights for Oppressive Multinational ExxonMob...

The message Chris Ngige delivered to ExxonMobil loud and clear is that it does not have to be subject to Nigerian laws. It can operate here in Nigeria as a law unto itself. Last week, I... read more »

Opinion: The Revolution Is Already Here - Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: The Revolution Is Already Here – Femi Aribisala.

Those were the days when peace of mind could be bought with hypocritical acts of philanthropy. But that just won’t do any more. It is karma time. Many years ago, as a member of the... read more »

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Nigeria: Kingsley Moghalu’s YPP, Fela Durotoye’s ANN Form Alliance

Nigeria: Kingsley Moghalu’s YPP, Fela Durotoye’s ANN Form Alliance

The leadership of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Young Progressives Party (YPP), on Friday, merged to form a new coalition known as ‘The Force’. This was confirmed in a... read more »

Opinion: 2019 Elections and Amina Zakari by Reuben Abati

Opinion: 2019 Elections and Amina Zakari by Reuben Abati

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised severally in the lead up to the 2019 general elections, that he would ensure a free, fair, transparent and credible process, and defend the right of... read more »

Nigeria: Our First Priority is Keeping America Safe and Secure - APC

Nigeria: Our First Priority is Keeping America Safe and Secure &#...

A website identified as APC’s official website has been reported to have published plagiarized content. In a thoroughly embarrassing development, the title of one of the pages read... read more »

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Nigeria: 61 Political Parties Reject INEC 2019 Draft Election Guidelines

Nigeria: 61 Political Parties Reject INEC 2019 Draft Election Guidelines

About 61 political parties have clashed with INEC over its proposed election guidelines. The parties under the auspices of the  Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) rejected the proposed... read more »

Opinion: Clouds of War Gathering Over Nigeria by Alhaji Bashir Tofa

Opinion: Clouds of War Gathering Over Nigeria by Alhaji Bashir To...

The clouds of war are gathering with blood sucking gods that follow the perching of vultures. Vultures from Europe, vultures from England, vultures from Asia, yes, vultures from America... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Has Done Well for South-East and South-South Geopolitical Zones - Gov. Obiano

Nigeria: Buhari Has Done Well for South-East and South-South Geop...

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the progress of work on the construction of the second Niger Bridge. He said the President had done... read more »

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Nigeria: Opposition Parties to Pull Out of Peace Accord If Amina's Appointment Is not Reversed

Nigeria: Opposition Parties to Pull Out of Peace Accord If Amina’s Appointment Is no...

Opposition parties under the aegis the Coalition of United Political Parties, the Inter-Party Advisory Council, the Peoples Democratic Party and other stakeholders in the 2019 elections... read more »

Nigeria: 2019: PDP Rejects Nationwide Military 'Operation Python Dance'

Nigeria: 2019: PDP Rejects Nationwide Military ‘Operation P...

…Accuses Buhari of Plotting To Use Military To Rig Poll The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) alerts that President Muhammadu Buhari is plotting to use the planned... read more »

Nigeria: PDP Hails Peter Obi’s Performance At Presidential Debate

Nigeria: PDP Hails Peter Obi’s Performance At Presidential Debate...

…Berates Osinbajo On N8 trillion Subsidy Scandal The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates its Vice Presidential candidate, Governor Peter Obi, for his outstanding performance at... read more »

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World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the Right to Get Married

World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the Right to Get Married

Pope Francis has requested that Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married. The request applies to priests in Brazil, and is on the agenda for an upcoming synod (church... read more »

Nigeria: CAN Disowns Arewa Pastors Forum

Nigeria: CAN Disowns Arewa Pastors Forum

Challenges group to publish list of clerics on opposition payroll The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has dissociated itself from a group of Northern clergy under the aegis of... read more »

ICC concludes preliminary investigation into Shiites massacre, continues probe of IPOB killings

World: ICC concludes preliminary investigation into Shiites massa...

THE International Criminal Court is moving gradually towards prosecution of Nigerian officials involved in the December 2015 massacre of members of Islamic Movements of Nigeria. The office... read more »

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Nigeria: APC Senators Plan to Break Into Senate Champers (Video) - Onyema Chukwu

Nigeria: APC Senators Plan to Break Into Senate Champers (Video) – Onyema Chukwuka

The Deputy House Minority Leader, Hon. Onyema Chukwuka has declared that some Senators were planning to break into the Senate chambers. He stated this in a video interview which he granted... read more »

Nigeria: Seven Police Officers Killed by Armed Attackers in Abuja

Nigeria: Seven Police Officers Killed by Armed Attackers in Abuja

Seven men of the Nigerian Police Force have been reportedly gunned down by unknown armed attackers this afternoon at Abuja. The incident is said to have taken place at the Galadimawa... read more »

Nigeria: There Was No Police Protest - Nigerian Police Force

Nigeria: There Was No Police Protest – Nigerian Police Forc...

The Spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Force, Ag. DCP Jimoh O. Moshood has stated that there was no protest by any officers in Maiduguri. According to him, they only went to inquire about... read more »

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Sports: Liverpool Signs Alisson Becker from Roma for £67 million

Sports: Liverpool Signs Alisson Becker from Roma for £67 million

Liverpool has finally signed Roma’s Brazilian goal stopper, Alisson Becker for £67 million. With Roma and Liverpool agreeing to the terms of the deal, Becker is now expected to fly... read more »

World Cup: Russia's World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia

World Cup: Russia’s World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Pena...

Despite scoring the first goal of the match, hosts Russia lost the game 3:4 on penalties to Croatia. After Cheryshev put Russia ahead in the 31st minute, it only took the Croatians 8... read more »

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins S...

The 3-Lions this evening sailed into their first semi-finals since 1990 after winning Sweden 2:0. The two goals which came off a Maguire header in the 30 minute and a Dele Ali header in the... read more »

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation board

Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation bo...

After a 3-year tenure as an Honorary Chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) where she provided guidance and advocacy to help drive down internet costs, Dr. Omobola... read more »

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Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend Igboland

Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend Igboland

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, the youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has backed Danjuma’s self-defence call. OYC President, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on... read more »

Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis in Benue

Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis in Benue

Five people have been killed in fresh attacks by herdsmen in different locations of Benue State. Four persons were reportedly killed by herdsmen at the Guma and Agatu local government areas... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything - Secondus

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything – Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party, the Centre for the Defence of Human Rights and the National Conscience Party have berated Buhari over the IG’s refusal to relocate to Benue State. The... read more »

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World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

The Brazilian team were this evening knocked out at the quarter finals of the World Cup after they lost 1:2 to Belgium. A 13th minute own goal by Fernandinho set the Belgians on course for... read more »

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

Uruguay was today knocked out of the World Cup after losing 0:2 to France. In a match that France was the overall better side, Varane nodded in the first goal for France in the 40th minute,... read more »

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

Sweden triumphed 1:0 over their fellow European representative after a keenly contested match. After having played out a goalless first half, a 66th minute goal by Forsberg was enough to... read more »

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