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 like they were attempting a come back with an 18th minute goal. However, the scoreline stayed at 2:1... read more »

Breaking News: Senator Abaribe Arrested by DSS

Breaking News: Senator Abaribe Arrested by DSS

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has been arrested by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). Senator Abaribe is the Senator representing Abia South in the upper house of the National Assembly. It is not yet clear why he was arrested but as at the time of filing this report, his home in Abuja has... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Keeps Hope Alive, Win Iceland 2:0

World Cup: Nigeria Keeps Hope Alive, Wins Iceland 2:0

Nigeria has kept their hope for a second round qualification alive by beating Iceland 2:0. Both Nigerian goals came in the first half courtesy of Ahmed Musa. He scored the 49th minute and the second in the 75th minute. Playing a different formation from the formation that saw them lose 2:0 to... 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... read more »

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World Cup: France Beats Peru 1:0 to Move on to the Round of 16

The French team beat Peru by a narrow margin of 1:0 to qualify for the round of 16. Kylian Mbappe tapped in a goal in the 34th minute and that was all France needed to win the match. Having won their first match, France now has a total of 6 points with a match in hand.... read more »

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World Cup: Denmark and Australia Match End in a 1:1 Draw

Denmark and Australia played out a 1:1 draw in their group second match. The Danes took the lead in the 7th minute through a Christian Eriksen Goal while the Aussies level up via a penalty converted by Jedinak. With this result Denmark now has 4 points having won their... read more »

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World Cup: Iran Loses Narrowly to Spain 1:0

In a surprisingly tough match, Spain finally managed a 1:0 win over Iran with Diego Costa’s 54th minute goal. The Iranians put up a fight but could not find the net. With this win, Spain and Portugal now share 4 points each with the same goals difference. Spain... read more »

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

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

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... 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 in the 47th minute, The Egyptians conceded an own goal, opening the flood gate of goals. Following the own goal in the 47th minute, Russia scored in the 59th minute through Cheryshev and... 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 »

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... read more »

Nigeria: Makarfi to Run for President in 2019

Nigeria: Makarfi to Run for President in 2019

“After wide consultations with party men and women as well as other major stakeholders, I have decided to seek the party’s nomination to contest the... read more »

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

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs – Gar...

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

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, Ogbeh had claimed that Thailand said President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on local rice sufficiency was responsible for the collapse of seven of its mills. He... read more »

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Biafra: Sit-At-Home Order Paralysis South-East States

Biafra: Sit-At-Home Order Paralysis South-East States

In celebration of this year’s Biafra day on May 30th, Biafra agitators staged a sit-at-home protest which was said to have recorded about 95% compliance. The decision to stage sit-at-home... read more »

Biafra: Another Successful Quasi Referendum - Evang. Elliot

Biafra: Another Successful Quasi Referendum – Evang. Elliot

Again, our people have spoken with one voice in completely paralyzing our region by staying at home yesterday in demonstration to the world, where we stand. Despite intimidations, harassment and threats from certain quarters, our people resolutely stayed indoors yesterday. We commend our people, for standing on the truth. This is particularly... read more »

Nigeria: Produce Nnamdi Kanu By June 26 Court Tells Aba...

Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia South in the upper house and two others have been ordered by the Federal High Court Abuja to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court by June 26th 2018.

Senate Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia South in the upper house and two others have been ordered by the Federal High Court Abuja to produce Nnamdi... read more »

Biafra: IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu Vindicated by the ACHPR

Biafra: IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu Vindicated by the ACHPR

Says the declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group, the attacks by Federal Government agencies on its members constitute a... read more »

Biafra: IPOB Threatens to Disrupt Ohanaeze’s Meetings o...

Biafra: IPOB Threatens to Disrupt Ohanaeze’s Meetings on Restructuring

DESPITE its apology and regrets for disrupting the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, meeting of Igbo leaders in Enugu recently, the Indigenous Peoples of... read more »

Boko Haram
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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 charged to by... read more »

Breaking News: GTB To Pay Innoson’s N14Billion Judgment Debt Into An Interest Yielding Account - Supreme Court

Breaking News: GTB To Pay Innoson’s N14Billion Judgment Debt Into An Interest Yielding Account – Supreme Court

Today, 7th of June 2018, The Supreme Court struck out GTBank’s motion for stay of execution of the Enugu Court of Appeal Division’s order that GTBank pays over N6 Billion into an interest yielding account at the Court of Appeal. Innoson’s legal team which was led by Prof McCarthy Mbadugha ESQ told the Supreme Court that the Judgment debt... read more »

Breaking News: FG Moves Democracy Day from May 29 to Ju...

Breaking News: FG to Move Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12

The Federal Government of Nigeria has changed the date democracy day is celebrated from May 29 to June 12. There has for some time been clamours from a section... 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... read more »

Nigeria: Metuh appears in court on a stretcher

Nigeria: Metuh appears in court on a stretcher

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, was on Monday produced on a stretcher before the Federal High Court... read more »

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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... read more »

Nigeria: Subsidy on Petrol Hits N1.4tn per Year, Says FG

Nigeria: Subsidy on Petrol Hits N1.4tn per Year, Says FG

A total of N1.4tn is now being spent annually by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation as subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, the Federal Government has said. Although it described the amount as under-recovery, the government stated that the national oil firm had been shouldering the huge financial burden, because the... read more »

Nigeria: Ikeja NBA Gives Lagos Seven-day Ultimatum to R...

Nigeria: Ikeja NBA Gives Lagos Seven-day Ultimatum to Reverse Land Use Charge

The Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja Branch, has given the Lagos State Government a seven-day ultimatum to reverse the recent hike in Land Use Charge. The... read more »

Nigeria: Electricity Firms Drag FG to Court over N1 trn...

Nigeria: Electricity Firms Drag FG to Court over N1 trn Debt

Accuse FG of unfair practices, refusal to pay for power generated Allege favouritism towards 2 coys in gas supply The power crisis in the country may worsen... 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... read more »

Corruption
Kenya: Government Officials to Take Lie Detector Tests - Kenyatta

Kenya: Government Officials to Take Lie Detector Tests – Ke...

Top government officials in Kenya will be made to take lie detector tests in the government’s bid to fight corruption in the country. While announcing this, President Uhuru Kenyatta the test... read more »

Nigeria: Okada Rider's Death Triggers Mob Attack On Police Station

Nigeria: Okada Rider’s Death Triggers Mob Attack On Police Station

An angry mob attacked the Ibeshe Police station in Ikorodu, Lagos state on Wednesday following the death of an Okada rider that morning. It was learnt that an Okada rider by the name Paul who hails from Ebonyi state died on Wednesday morning following an accident he had the night before. The Okada rider was said to have been trying to avoid a... read more »

Nigeria: Nyame, Ex-Taraba Gov. Sentenced to 14 Years fo...

Nigeria: Nyame, Ex-Taraba Gov. Sentenced to 14 Years for N1.64bn Fraud

The former governor of Taraba state was on Wednesday sentenced to a 14 year jail term for misappropriation of funds to the tune of N1.64bn. The sentence was... read more »

Nigeria: Dasuki Sues DSS, Others for Illegal Detention

Nigeria: Dasuki Sues DSS, Others for Illegal Detention

Seeks N5bn compensation The detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), has filed a fresh fundamental human rights enforcement suit... 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... read more »

Crime
Nigeria: Produce Offa Robbery Gang Leader or be Sued - CSOs to Police

Nigeria: Produce Offa Robbery Gang Leader or be Sued – CSOs...

Following the rumoured death of the leader of the gang that carried out the Offa robbery that claimed about 33 persons, some Civil Society Organizations have called on the Police to produce him or... read more »

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

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 narrative. According to him, “Benue people know their killers” and have provided the FG with the information. However, he said that the Federal Government was rather tacitly supporting the... read more »

Nigeria: Senator President Implicated in Offa Bank Robb...

Nigeria: Senator President Implicated in Offa Bank Robbery

The Nigerian Police Force has invited the Nigerian Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to answer some questions regarding the Offa robbery which led to the... read more »

Nigeria: Fulani Kills Artisan in Oyo

Nigeria: Fulani Kills Artisan in Oyo

A 25-year-old welder has been killed by a Fulani man in his shop in the Sabo area of Orile-Igbon town in Oyo State after a fight broke out at a joint close to... read more »

Nigeria: Shocker! Monkeys Swallow N70m Belonging to Nor...

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... read more »

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

South Africa: Girl School’s Naked Cultural Performance Spar...

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 buttocks exposed is known as... 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 commissioning of the Police Intelligence Unit at Kano. It is not clear what happened or if he was not privy to the speech. One thing however was very clear – this was a disgrace to... read more »

Egypt
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 Gimenez headed in a lovely goal from a... 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 Tunisia. Below are the teams lists for each country: Egypt Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Taawoun), Mohamed El-Shennawi and Sherif Ekramy (Ahly) Defenders: Ali Gabr, Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich),... read more »

Entertainment
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 »

My Mum Abused Me Physically, Verbally and Spiritually

My Mum Abused Me Physically, Verbally and Spiritually

African parents abuse their children all in the name of home training and discipline. I saw an article online and I totally agree with it. African parents abuse their children all in the name of home training and discipline. My mum abused me, yes she did. She did that both physically, verbally and spiritually. Its funny though but till now I am... read more »

Nigeria: Muslim Rights Concern Gives Falz 7 Days to Wit...

Nigeria: Muslim Rights Concern Gives Falz 7 Days to Withdraw Video

Falz is once again the center of attention with regards to his “This is Nigeria” video. The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has given Falz a 7-day... read more »

Fitness and Well-being – Exercise Done Right

Fitness and Well-being - Exercise Done Right

Do you know why many people find it difficult to really exercise? Simple! They complicate things for themselves. How? Let’s assume you want to improve your... read more »

World: Sylvester Stallone Not Dead – Star Alive and Wel...

World: Sylvester Stallone Not Dead – Star Alive and Well

SYLVESTER Stallone joked with fans that it was “great to be back from the dead” after false rumours about his death swept the internet. The Rocky star took... read more »

Environment
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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 Post, the... 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 seven persons dead and six injured. One of the injured later died at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital where they were rushed to for treatment. According... read more »

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,... 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... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything – Se...

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... read more »

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
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Judiciary
Justice
World: Nigerian - Chile Eboe-Osuji Elected President of the ICC

World: Nigerian – Chile Eboe-Osuji Elected President of the...

The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sitting in a plenary session on 11 March 2018, elected Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji (Nigeria) as President of the Court for a three-year term with... read more »

Nigeria: Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

Nigeria: Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has again called on the federal government to act fast in its bid to find lasting solution over herdsmen attack in the country, especially Benue. The governor equally threatened the federal government with the forthcoming 2019 election, noting that he has already stopped anything that has to do with... read more »

Nigeria: Underage Voters are Registered Because Registr...

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... 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 »

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

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... read more »

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News
World Cup: Russia Opens 2018 FIFA World Cup with a Win Over Saudi Arabia

World Cup: Russia Opens 2018 FIFA World Cup with a 5:0 Win Over S...

Hosts Russia began their World Cup campaign on a positive note with a convincing 5:0 win over Saudi Arabia. Iury Gazinsky scored the first goal of the tournament in the 12th minute, relieving the... read more »

World Cup: Mystic Marcus Predicts Semi-Final for Nigeria

World Cup: Mystic Marcus Predicts Semi-Final for Nigeria

The same mystic pig that predicted the triumph of of President Donald trump at the polls has this time predicted that Nigeria will get to the semi-finals of the World Cup. Going by owner, Juliette Stevens, the pig has never predicted any sports event wrongly. While explaining the pig’s mystic abilities, Juliette said “Marcus is the... read more »

World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to the Start of the ...

World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to the Start of the World Cup

The Spanish FA today announced the sack of its head coach Julen Lopetegui. The sack of the Spanish coach was a direct outcome of Real Madrid’s... read more »

Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopetegui New Manage...

Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopetegui New Manager

Real Madrid has appointed Julen Lopetegui, the manager of the Spanish national side as Zinedine Zidane’s replacement. Lopetegui who is currently taking... read more »

Nigeria: Donald Duke to Run for Presidency

Nigeria: Donald Duke to Run for Presidency

Former Governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke has declared his intention to contest for Nigeria’s number one office. There had always been... read more »

Nigeria
World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Formation in Loss to Croatia

World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Formation in Loss to Croatia

Against the criticism he has been receiving from Nigerians in general and former players like Okocha regarding the formation the Super Eagles played against Croatia, Gernot Rohr has said that the... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 2:0 to Croatia

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 2:0 to Croatia

Nigeria continued the losing streak of the African representatives to the world cup with a 2:0 loss to Croatia in their first match. Nigeria’s woes began in the 32nd minute when Etebo touched in a wayward header while trying to defend a corner kick, giving the Croatians the lead. In the 71st minute, Ekong Grabbed hold of Mandzukic again... 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 »

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Lose 0:1 to Czech Republi...

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Lose 0:1 to Czech Republic

In its final friendly before traveling to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Nigerian Super Eagles this afternoon lost 0:1 to Czech Republic. In a game... read more »

Nigeria: APC Crises Deepens As Rochas Threatens to Have...

Nigeria: APC Crises Deepens As Rochas Threatens to Have Oyegun Jailed

The crises rocking the All Progressives Alliance took a new turn as Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State vows to move to have the party’s chairman,... read more »

Opinion
Nigeria: Nigerians Point to Lies in President Buhari's Democracy Day Speech

Nigeria: Nigerian Points to Lies in President Buhari’s Demo...

A Nigerian young man on social media pocked holes in President Buhari’s democracy day speech, pointing out what he called lies. See his post below: “I just watched President Buhari’s... read more »

Nigeria: Nigerians Offer N70,000 to Anyone Who Can Name a Projected Initiated and Completed by the FG in 3 Years

Nigeria: Nigerians Offer N70,000 to Anyone Who Can Name a Projected Initiated and Completed by the FG in 3 Years

A Nigerian came on Twitter to offer a cash price of N20,000 to anyone who could name a project that was initiated and completed by this administration in its three years in office. The criteria was that the project must be physical and not a body language project. Other Nigerians added more cash incentives raising the total cash price to... read more »

Nigeria: My Husband Was ‘Trashed’ After APC Won 2015 po...

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

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... read more »

Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plotting to Split Nort...

Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plotting to Split North – Prof Ango Abdullahi

…Says cattle rearers are fighting back over injustice …Asks: What makes the kidnapping of Olu Falae so special? …‘Those who live in Lagos don’t know... read more »

Sports: Eagles Will Win Russia 2018 World Cup – A...

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,... read more »

Politics
Nigeria: Buhari To Be Impeached If These Conditions Are Not Met - National Assembly

Nigeria: Buhari To Be Impeached If These Conditions Are Not Met &...

The National Assembly has resolved to exercise its powers to impeach the president if the 10 demands they are presenting are not met by the Executive. The resolution was announced today June 5 2018... read more »

Nigeria: PDP Tells Buhari to Fear the Rejection of Nigerians and not the Financial Capacity of the Opposition.

Nigeria: PDP Tells Buhari to Fear the Rejection of Nigerians and not the Financial Capacity of the Opposition.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has responded to President Buhari’s claim that he is afraid of the financial capacity of the opposition. According to the party, Buhari should be concerned about his inability to fulfill his campaign promises to Nigerians in 2015. According to the party, Buhari has betrayed the trust of Nigerians. Speaking... read more »

Nigeria: Ahead of the 2019 Elections Buhari Says He Fea...

Nigeria: Ahead of 2019 Elections Buhari He Fears the Finances Available to the Opposition

President Buhari has declared that his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) may not be able to match the financial capacity of the opposition. He also... read more »

Nigeria: PDP To Buhari – Not Too Young To Run is ...

Nigeria: PDP To Buhari - Not Too Young To Run is PDP Initiative

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lampoons President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attempting to parade themselves as the... read more »

World: Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside,...

Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Again

Despite calls to step aside and concerns about mysterious health problems, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Monday declared his intention to seek... read more »

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

World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the ...

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 council) in the... read more »

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

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

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 prosecutor at the war crimes tribunal, which reached its preliminary conclusion into the killings in December 2017, submitted its findings to the Federal... read more »

Security
Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari's Order to Stay In benue

Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari’s Order to Stay In benue

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration on Monday that he was not aware that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ignored his instruction to relocate to Benue State during... read more »

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 against providing any land for the proposed Cattle Colony in any state of South East, saying it would amount to putting Ndigbo under herdsmen siege. In... read more »

Senegal
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 League quarter-finals. Mane fired the away... 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 yet clear whether the Confederation of African Football will take further action against Senegal. The match in Dakar was called off after 74 minutes, with Ivory Coast 2-0 up on the night... read more »

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 »

South Africa: Jacob Zuma 'rejects ANC request' to stand down

South Africa: Jacob Zuma ‘rejects ANC request’ to stand down

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has defied his party and refused to step down, according to media reports. He and senior members of the African National Congress (ANC) held talks on Sunday but no details of their meeting have been released. Facing corruption allegations, Mr Zuma was replaced as ANC leader in December. Party leaders, who... read more »

Sport
World Cup: Korea Republic Loses 1:0 to Sweden

World Cup: Korea Republic Loses 1:0 to Sweden

Sweden managed a 1:0 win over Korea Republic in a match that went without a goal until the 65th minute. The goal came courtesy of a penalty that was nicely converted by the Swedish Captain, Andreas... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Trashes Panama 3:0

World Cup: Belgium Trashes Panama 3:0

In an expected result, Belgium defeated Panama by 3 un-replied goals. Though the first half ended goal-less, the Belgians can back in the second half to score all three goals. The first goal was scored in the 2nd minute of the second half by Mertens while Lukaku scored the second in the 69th minute and a third in the 75th minute. After the match ,... read more »

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany 1:0

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany 1:0

Defending champions Germany were shocked to a 1:0 defeat to Mexico. Hirving Lozano’s first half goal, scored in the 35th minute was all Mexico needed to... read more »

World Cup: Costa Rica Loses 0:1 to Serbia

World Cup: Costa Rica Loses 0:1 to Serbia

A 56th minute strike from Aleksandr Kolarov was enough to earn Serbia a slim win over Costa Rica. The encounter which was equally matched saw both teams having... read more »

World Cup: Iceland Thwarts Argentina as Game Ends 1:1

World Cup: Iceland Thwarts Argentina as Game Ends 1:1

Argentina was shocked into a 1:1 draw by Iceland. Argentina opened scoring through a Kun Aguero strike in the 19th minute of the match. Alfred Finnbogason... read more »

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Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osinbajo

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 from states for the establishment of... read more »

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

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 destroying Governor Samuel Ortom’s farm house in fresh attacks in the area. The latest attack came less than 24 hours after Yogbo, another community in the same local government area, also... read more »

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World Cup: France Edges Past Australia 2:1

World Cup: France Edges Past Australia 2:1

France managed a 2:1 win over Australia in a match many thought will be easy for France. After the first half ended goal-less, Antoine Griezmann opened score for the French in the 58th minute via a... read more »

World Cup: Ronaldo Scores A Hat Trick As Portugal Holds Spain to a 3:3 Draw

In a pulsating match that saw Cristiano Ronaldo opening the score tally with a 4th minute goal via penalty, Spain and Portugal played out a 3-all score line. Ronaldo opened score when he converted a 4th minute penalty awarded to Portugal when he was brought down in the 16-yard box. By the 24th minute, Diego Costa equalized for Spain and Ronaldo... read more »

Nigeria: Rohr Announced the Final List Without Consulti...

Nigeria: Rohr Announced the Final List Without Consulting NFF Technical Committee - Lawal

Former Super Eagles midfielder and member of the NFF technical committee, Garba Lawal has said that Gernot Rohr did not consult the technical committee before... read more »

2018 World Cup: Rohr Names Super Eagles Final 23-Man Sq...

2018 World Cup: Rohr Names Super Eagles Final 23-Man Squad

Coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has named his final 23-man squad. His team has 3 goal keepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and six... read more »

Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England

Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England

As part of its preparations for the 2018 World Cup starting in Russia on June 14, the Nigerian Super Eagles lost by 2:1 to the English team in a friendly match... read more »

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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 »

Sports: Eagles Leave for London, Four Players Dropped by Rohr

Sports: Eagles Leave for London, Four Players Dropped by Rohr

As the Super Eagles of Nigeria prepare for the World Cup starting in about two weeks, the coach is whittling down the team to achieve the final 23-man squad. Before heading out to London... read more »

Nigeria: My Second Term Bid Based On Clamour By Nigerians, Buhari...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his decision to seek re-election in 2019 was based on the clamour by Nigerians. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media... read more »

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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... read more »

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Nigeria: Looters’ List: APC, PDP in a Show of Shame, Says Okogie

Nigeria: Looters’ List: APC, PDP in a Show of Shame, Says Okogie

A former President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi-Okogie, has lambasted both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party... read more »

Nigeria: Osinbajo Confirms That Buhari Cannot Deliver

Nigeria: Osinbajo Confirms That Buhari Cannot Deliver

If Vice President Yemi Osinbajo expected a public outrage at his latest revelation that the whopping sums of N100 billion and $289 million were embezzled by the Goodluck Jonathan... read more »

Nigeria: Corruption getting worse in Nigeria – Transparency International

Nigeria: Corruption getting worse in Nigeria – Transparency Inter...

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... read more »

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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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Nigeria: Buhari Declares to Run for Second Term

Nigeria: Buhari Declares to Run for Second Term

“President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019.” This was the simple statement released by the President’s Personal Assistant on... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Receives Fake Martin Luther King's Award

Nigeria: Buhari Receives Fake Martin Luther King’s Award

Earlier this week, Nigerians were greeted to the news on social media that President Buhari had received the prestigious Martin Luther King’s Exceptional African Leadership Award. The... read more »

Nigeria: Tinubu Absent as Buhari, APC Caucus Meet in Villa

Nigeria: Tinubu Absent as Buhari, APC Caucus Meet in Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday led other top government officials elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress to a meeting of the party’s national caucus. The... read more »

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Nigeria: Arewa, Ohanaeze Youths, Others Meet, Say Buhari Has Failed

Nigeria: Arewa, Ohanaeze Youths, Others Meet, Say Buhari Has Failed

The leadership of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, the youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, the Yoruba Youth Council and 54 other groups met in Abuja on... read more »

Nigeria: Dogara Backs Nigeria’s Restructuring

Nigeria: Dogara Backs Nigeria’s Restructuring

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and a representative of the Yoruba Unity Forum, Chief Dipo Jemileyin, have called for the restructuring of Nigeria’s federal... read more »

Nigeria: Wake up to your responsibility, Sultan-led JNI tells Buhari

Nigeria: Wake up to your responsibility, Sultan-led JNI tells Buh...

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has asked the President Muhammadu administration to wake up to its statutory... read more »

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Sports: Leading UEFA Champions League Scorers

Sports: Leading UEFA Champions League Scorers

Leading UEFA Champions League scorers after Wednesday’s last 16, second leg ties: 12: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 7: Cavani (Paris SG), Kane (Tottenham), Firmino (Liverpool) 6: Ben... read more »

Nigeria: Joel Obi Returns As Rohr Snubs Martins, Ajiboye

Nigeria: Joel Obi Returns As Rohr Snubs Martins, Ajiboye

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has rewarded Torino midfielder Joel Obi with a recall to the Super Eagles after four years in the international wilderness. The 26-year-old, whose electric start... read more »

Football: Harry Kane to Move to Real Madrid

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... read more »

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