Nigeria: Corruption getting worse in Nigeria – Transparency International

Nigeria: Corruption getting worse in Nigeria – Transparency International

Corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, according to the latest corruption perception index (CPI) released by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday. While the country scored 27/100 and was ranked 136th in 2016, the latest CPI scores Nigeria 28/100 but with a rank of No. 148 out of 180... read more »

Nigeria: Shocker! Monkeys Swallow N70m Belonging to Northern Senators

Nigeria: Shocker! Monkeys Swallow N70m Belonging to Northern Senators

After a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which she made from the sale of scratch cards, another N70m handed over to the Northern Senators... read more »

Nigeria: My Husband Was ‘Trashed’ After APC Won 2015 polls - Remi Tinubu

Nigeria: My Husband Was ‘Trashed’ After APC Won 2015 polls – Remi Tin...

As the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, begins to reconcile warring sides in the ruling party, his wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has decried that her husband was “trashed” after the party won the 2015 elections. President Muhammadu Buhari had mandated... read more »

BREAKING: Kaduna factional APC office demolished

BREAKING: Kaduna Factional APC Office Demolished

The factional office of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State led by Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi was on Tuesday demolished. Our correspondent learnt that the one-storey building on 11B Sambo Road, was pulled down amidst tight security about 5am. On Thursday, the factional APC, ‘APC Akida’... read more »

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Football: Harry Kane to Move to Real Madrid

Harry Kane has reached an agreement to make a stunning move from Tottenham to Real Madrid in the summer, according to shock reports in Spain. The England international striker has been linked with a switch to Los Blancos for months now, according to Daily Star. Kane... read more »

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Football: PSG Can Still Qualify – Neymar

Neymar insisted that Paris Saint-Germain can still qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing 3-1 to Real Madrid in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday. “My analysis is that we committed errors at certain moments. We were not mature... read more »

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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 League quarter-finals. Mane fired the away side ahead in the first leg of the last-16 clash, before Mohamed... read more »

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Nigeria: Amendment of Electoral Act Targeted At President Buhari - Dissenting Members of the NASS

Nigeria: Amendment of Electoral Act Targeted At President Buhari ...

The perception out there is that this Section 25 was included to target Mr. President – Omo-Agege The adoption of the report by the Senate and the House of Representatives Conference Committee... read more »

Nigeria: Underage Voters are Registered Because Registration Officers' Lives are Threatened - INEC

Nigeria: Underage Voters are Registered Because Registration Officers’ Lives are Threatened – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says some underage voters are being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers are being threatened by some members of the community. The Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this on Wednesday during a programme on the African... read more »

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Release Arrested Herd...

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Release Arrested Herdsmen in Edo

Tragedy struck in Obadolovbiyeyi community in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State when a vigilante, Efe Igbnovia, was shot dead by some... read more »

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... read more »

Biafra: IPOB Expresses Outrage Over Disappearance of Nn...

Biafra: IPOB Expresses Outrage Over Disappearance of Nnamdi Kanu’s Case File at Appeal Court

The indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has expressed outrage over the alleged declaration that its leader’s case file was missing in court. IPOB said that... read more »

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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 of the... read more »

Biafran suit in America: US rejects Nigeria’s Defence of Immunity

Biafran suit in America: US rejects Nigeria’s Defence of Immunity

Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked a United States federal court to commence the trial of 16 Nigerian officials it sued over their alleged direct or indirect complicity in the extrajudicial killings of its members, who launched peaceful protests following the arrest and detention of its Leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This was contained in a... 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 the... read more »

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash. Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards from JAMB state offices and other designated centers, to gain access to the Board’s website for either... read more »

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Nigeria: No Cattle Colony in Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Insists

Nigeria: No Cattle Colony in Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Insists

David Umahi of Ebonyi State, weekend insisted that no part of the state would be given for establishment of cattle colony. This came as Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, warned South East Governors... read more »

It’s Wrong to Call Fulanis Killers — Okorocha

Nigeria: It’s Wrong to Call Fulanis Killers — Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha, said, yesterday that it would be wrong for anybody to link the Fulanis to the killings by herdsmen in the country. Okorocha defended the Fulanis, when members of Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim led by its Supreme Head, the Prelate His Eminence Solomon Alao, visited him at the Government House, Owerri, as stated in a... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Father of Two in Ekiti

Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Father of Two in Ekiti

There was palpable tension in Ipao-Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Sunday, as suspected herdsmen identified as Bororos allegedly killed a... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osi...

Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osinbajo

…state, community police will end killings – VP Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday stated that the Federal Government lacked the powers to seize land... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen Enjoying Support of Highly Placed Nig...

Nigeria: Herdsmen Enjoying Support of Highly Placed Nigerians - Benue State Govt.

Piqued by statements credited to top government functionaries over the Benue killings, the state government has insisted that the rampaging killer herdsmen... read more »

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Sports: Eagles Will Win Russia 2018 World Cup - Amokachi

Sports: Eagles Will Win Russia 2018 World Cup – Amokachi

Former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi has made the strongest prediction ever, on the chances of Africa’s participation in this year’s FIFA World Cup, claiming that Nigeria will emerge world... read more »

Newly-released Nigerian Super Eagles World Cup kit tops UK paper ranking

Football: Newly-released Nigerian Super Eagles World Cup kit tops UK paper ranking

Hours after the Nigeria Football Federation and its partner, Nike, on Wednesday unveiled the kit Super Eagles will wear at the 2018 World Cup, British newspaper, Daily Mirror, ranked it top among the 19 kits so far unveiled across the world for the Mundial in Russia this June. That has set Nigerian fans excited! Why? The best Super Eagles kit at a... read more »

Nigeria: I’ll Review Appointments to Address Marginalis...

Nigeria: I’ll Review Appointments to Address Marginalisation – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari told Catholic bishops in Abuja today that he would take a second look at appointments made by the Federal Government to redress... read more »

Nigeria: 2019 – South-South APC Leaders Adopt Buh...

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, South-South All Progressives Congress, APC, leaders and stakeholders, yesterday, converged in Abuja and unanimously... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria: Herdsmen Attack, Sack Gov. Ortom’s Fa...

Nigeria: Nigeria: Herdsmen Attack, Sack Gov. Ortom’s Farmhouse

Suspected herdsmen, yesterday, attacked Waku village and a part of Gbajimba town, all in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two persons, and... read more »

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Sports: Eagles' World Cup Plan Excites Siasia

Sports: Eagles’ World Cup Plan Excites Siasia

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia is happy with the friendly matches lined up for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. The Super Eagles will take on Poland, Serbia, DR... read more »

Champions League: PSG Tie Set to Define Real Madrid Season – Ronaldo

Champions League: PSG Tie Set to Define Real Madrid Season – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that Real Madrid’s season is now effectively all about their looming Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain as the Spanish giants trail off the pace in La Liga. “The tie…is one that could define the whole season,” the Portuguese forward told Real’s website after picking up a prize for best player... read more »