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World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England
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... read more »

Nigeria: Makarfi to Run for President in 2019
Nigeria: Makarfi to Run for President in...

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 poll.” With this announcement, the former governor of Kaduna State and former Senator threw in his hat into the race for the Presidency... read more »

World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Formation in Loss to Croatia
World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Format...

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 formation was not the problem. While speaking to German press, he said “We didn’t concede in... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 2:0 to Croatia
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... read more »

World Cup: Morocco Lose 0:1 to Iran Via Own-Goal
World Cup: Morocco Lose 0:1 to Iran Via ...

World Cup: Morocco Lose 0:1 to Iran Via Own-Goal

In the second match of the day and the first match of group B, Morocco and Iran were looking set to play out a goal-less draw until a last minute own-goal gave Iran the win. Though Morocco had more ball possession and looked like the team with more intent, they failed to convert any of their... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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... read more »

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

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

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 face legal action. The leader of the gang, Michael Adikwu who is a former Police officer was rumoured to have been shot by the Police in custody as a... read more »

Breaking: Ex-Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye Sent...

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

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... read more »

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their O...

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... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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 evening. Earlier, Zuma’s governing ANC party had told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old had been... read more »

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

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 berated President Buhari for his... 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 Acc...

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... 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... read more »

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

Breaking News: FG Moves 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 of the country for the... read more »

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

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 that was largely uninspiring, the Super... read more »