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  • Socialiga, Microsoft Collaborate To Use Technology To Coordinate Grassroots Soccer Among Youths
    Nigeria, Lagos 26 May 2016 -In a bid to show that technology is important in every aspect of our lives, Microsoft Nigeria has announced it is partnering with Socialiga, the organizers of the 2016 The SociaLiga Football League which kicks off on Satur…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 3:19pm -
  • DStv To Broadcast Euro 2016 And Rio 2016 Live, Slashes HD Zapper Decoder To N9,900
    DStv has announced plans to broadcast live the 2016 Euro tournament taking place in France and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. For the duration of both tournaments, Euro 2016 will be available on SS11 (channel 231) and SS 12 (channel 232), whi…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 16, 11:00pm -
  • 3000 U-15 School Teams In Top Gear For 2016 Copa Coca-Cola Cup
    The 2016 edition of Copa Coca-Cola is on This year, over 3000 U-15 School Teams will be participating in the game nationwide. Its exciting and we can 39;t wait to have our national winner. With registration for 2016 Copa Coca-Cola over, we can…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 16, 11:00pm -
  • GTBanks Masters Cup Season 5 Enters Semi Final Stage
    The semi-finals of the GTBank Master rsquo;s Cup, Season 5, kicks off Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos with 8 first generation and missionary secondary schools in Lagos state competing for the highly coveted cup in both the male an…
    - 5 days ago 23 May 16, 11:12am -
  • Kano Pillars gets N2.4m fine, two-match closed door suspended sentence
    The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Kano Pillars N2.4 million and slapped the club with a suspended two closed-door home matches as punishment for its fans rsquo; alleged misbehaviour during a Nigerian Professional Football League NPFL midw…
    - 12 days ago 16 May 16, 10:23am -
  • Kano Pillars must maintain their current form, says Ganaru
    The Sai Masu Gida tactician wants his side to keep the drive as they face the Owena Waves on Sunday Masu Gida recorded a 6-0 victory at home to Shooting Stars and are eyeing a win at the Akure Township Stadium. We will try our best, because we…
    - 27 days ago 1 May 16, 11:51am -
  • Kano Pillars' Jonathan Zikiye targeting NPFL title By
    The Sai Masu Gida defender believes clinching points on the road can prove vital to their title hopes this season Kano Pillars may be close to the top of the NPFL log and Zikiye has maintained that Masu Gida are still targeting number one spot.…
    - 27 days ago 1 May 16, 11:51am -
  • KANO PILLARS WINNING
    Kano Pillars put up an awesome display at the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano where they recorded a crushing 6-0 win over Shooting Stars in their Match Day 13 tie. Emmanuel Edmund got a hat-trick for Pillars while the trio of Ifeanyi Matthew, Adamu Mo…
    - 32 days ago 26 Apr 16, 8:51am -
  • Manchester City Makes To Semifinal For The First Time
    Kevin De Bruyne was once again the hero as Manchester City advanced to the semifinals of the Champions League by beating PSG 1-0 at the Etihad, and 3-2 on aggregate. City started well, but it was PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic who first tested th…
    - 45 days ago 13 Apr 16, 3:09pm -
  • Ronaldo Miracle Takes Madrid Into Semifinal
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to lead Real Madrid into the Champions League semifinals with a 3-0 victory over Wolfsburg, overturning a two-goal aggregate deficit. Two Ronaldo goals in as many minutes brought Madrid back level inside 20 minute…
    - 45 days ago 13 Apr 16, 3:09pm -
  • #CHAMPIONTHEMATCH: Join Clarence Seedorf Live As Real Madrid Hosts Wolfsburg In The UEFA Champions League Tonight
    Clarence Seedorf, one of the most successful players in Champions League history will tonight ChampionTheMatch between Real Madrid CFC and VFL Wolfsburg. The highly decorated ex-international who holds the record as the only player to win the UEF…
    - 46 days ago 12 Apr 16, 5:40pm -
  • Manchester City, PSG In Pulsating Level Pegging Game
    Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Fernandinho helped Manchester City secure a 2-2 draw at Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League quarterfinal first-leg tie on Wednesday. The Premier League side, who have never advanced this deep into Europe 39;s…
    - 51 days ago 7 Apr 16, 10:48am -
  • Kpakor thumbs up Kano Pillars, Sunshine Stars
    Former Super Eagles star, Moses Kpakor has said Kano Pillars and Sunshine Stars are among the clubs that have impressed him the most in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Speaking to SHOT , the former captain of the once dreaded BCC Lions o…
    - 55 days ago 3 Apr 16, 12:05pm -

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  • NewZimbabwe: Over Half a Ton of Marijuana Dumped at Cemetery
    [The Herald] Unknown criminals dumped 550kg of mbanje worth thousands of dollars at Granville Cemetery popularly known as Kumbudzi, which is believed to have been smuggled into the country.
    - 5 hours ago 28 May 16, 1:05pm -
  • NewNigeria: Troops Ambush, Kill 2 Boko Haram Terrorists Near Sambisa Forest
    [This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian military engaged in the Operation Lafiya Dole in parts of the North East have ambushed and killed two Boko Haram terrorists near Sambisa forest, injuring several others.
    - 5 hours ago 28 May 16, 12:47pm -
  • NewNigeria: Boko Haram Razes Five Borno Villages
    [This Day] The Boko Haram insurgents have inched closer to Maiduguri, razing five villages in the suburb of the town.
    - 6 hours ago 28 May 16, 12:29pm -
  • NewSouth Africa: Zuma Denies Being at 'War' With Finance Minister
    [SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Presidency on Friday condemned the toxic narrative promoted in the media that insinuates that President Jacob Zuma is engaged in a certain "war" with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 11:03am -
  • NewAfrica: How DNA Holds the Key to Improving Drug-Resistant TB Treatment
    [The Conversation Africa] Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most deadly infectious diseases in the world. It is caused by a bacteria that infects and gradually destroys the lungs, and is transmitted by saliva, spread through coughing. More people die f…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 11:03am -
  • NewUganda: Court Jails World Cup Bombers for Life
    [Deutsche Welle] Five of seven men found guilty of carrying out deadly bombings in Kampala in 2010 have been given life sentences. They avoided the death penalty for the attacks that targeted fans who gathered to watch the World Cup.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:58am -
  • NewMalawi: Drought Leaves Millions High and Dry
    [IPS] Blantyre -It's Saturday, market day at the popular Bvumbwe market in Thyolo district. About 40 kilometers away in Chiradzulu district, a vegetable vendor and mother of five, Esnart Nthawa, 35, has woken up at three a.m. to prepare for the journ…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:56am -
  • NewSudan: Primary School Bombed in Latest Attacks
    [Nuba Reports] The Sudan government continues to target children in the ongoing conflict in the Nuba Mountains.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:53am -
  • NewChad: Former Dictator Habre Awaits Verdict
    [Deutsche Welle] Former Chadian President Hissene Habre who's been charged with crimes against humanity during his rule from 1982 to 1990 will receive his verdict in a landmark trial on Monday. Over 40,000 people were killed.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:45am -
  • NewAfrica: Black People Viewed As 'Dirty' in Racist Advert
    [Accra Report] While most marketing executives would be thrilled to see an ad go viral around the world, this one's getting attention for all the wrong reasons.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:42am -
  • NewZimbabwe: Mugabe Heads for Pacific
    [The Herald] President Mugabe left Harare yesterday to join other Heads of State and Government attending the 8th Summit of African, Caribbean and Pacific group of States (ACP) in Papua New Guinea.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:39am -
  • NewEthiopia: Children Missing After South Sudanese Raid
    [Al Jazeera] Dozens of children are still missing after a cross-border raid on villages in the Gambela region of western Ethiopia by South Sudanese tribesmen.
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:38am -
  • NewSouth Sudan: Dangerous Food Shortage in Refugee Camps
    [Radio Dabanga] Upper Nile, South Sudan -Acute malnutrition has reportedly caused the death of a number of children and elderly people from Blue Nile, in a refugee camp in South Sudan during the past week. UNHCR has relocated the first Sudanese refug…
    - 8 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:25am -
  • NewNigeria: New Militant Group Attacks More Oil LInes
    [Premium Times] Niger Delta Avengers, the new militant group that has launched multiple attacks on oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region, has carried out its third consecutive attacks on oil facilities in the region.
    - 8 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:25am -
  • NewSouth Africa: How the State Capture Controversy Has Influenced Nuclear Build
    [The Conversation Africa] South Africa is facing a critical decision that could see it investing about R1 trillion - or US$60 billion to $70 billion - in a fleet of new nuclear power stations. Proponents argue that it will greatly increase electrical…
    - 8 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:00am -
  • NewKenya: Threat to Close Dadaab Camp Plays On International Refugee Fears
    [The Conversation Africa] The Kenyan government says that it plans to close Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp. It had also threatened to close the country's other major refugee camp, Kakuma, but has subsequently said it won't. Speaking at the…
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  • NewAfrica: Law Faculties Must Embrace Difference to Produce Great Graduates
    [The Conversation Africa] Recently I attended the African Law Deans' Forum in Livingstone, Zambia, with colleagues from many parts of the continent including Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Zambia, Ghana, Zimbabwe and Uganda. One of the impor…
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  • NewAfrica: G7, Brics and the G20
    [ISS] Influence and economic prowess are steadily moving eastward. Yesterday, the G7 group of industrialised countries (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, as well as the president of the European Union) s…
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  • NewAfrica: Menstruation Is the Next Frontier of Humanitarian Response
    [SciDev.Net] Of all the taboos preventing people living full and healthy lives, those connected to menstruation are among the most damaging. Silence and stigma over a natural process carries serious repercussions, including harming girls' education a…
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  • NewUganda: Sexual Health Services Arrive On Three Wheels
    [Key Correspondents] In Uganda, tuk tuks are helping healthcare workers reach young people who are most vulnerable to HIV with sexual and reproductive health services.
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  • MCE – Consultants Indépendants de Haut Niveau
    Click below for more details:MCE – Consultants Indépendants de Haut Niveau…The post MCE – Consultants Indépendants de Haut Niveau appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • MCE – Chef de Département Finances Comptabilité
    Click below for more details:MCE – Chef de Département Finances Comptabilité…The post MCE – Chef de Département Finances Comptabilité appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • 10th African Banker Awards continue to celebrate excellence in banking and finance on the continent
    Winners of the 2016 African Banker Awards have been announced in Lusaka, Zambia. …The post 10th African Banker Awards continue to celebrate excellence in banking and finance on the continent appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • GT Bank’s Segun Agbaje named Banker of the Year
    Segun Agbaje, chief executive of Guaranty Trust Bank, has been named Africa’s Banker of the Year for a second time at a glittering awards ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia.…The post GT Bank’s Segun Agbaje named Banker of the Year appeared first on Af…
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  • New5 Early Signs of Type 2 Diabetes…
    Get the solution here —> http://goo.gl/SGvNZk The facts below were released by W.H.O a couple of months ago and it will be of much assistance to you. A lot of deaths resulting from diabetes is as a result of lack of knowledge about it. Get the solu…
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  • NewYoung Eagles hungry for glory – Onazi
    Super Eagles stand-in captain, Ogenyi Onazi, said he is excited with the future of Nigerian football after he led a youthful team to beat West African rivals Mali 1-0 in a friendly game played in France on Friday. The Lazio midfielder led the team in…
    - 4 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:12pm -
  • NewGanduje appoints new SSG, seven perm secs
    Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appointed Usman Alhaji Usman, as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Usman replaces Dr. Rabi’u Bichi, who was removed by the governor. Kano State Head of Service, Alhaji Muhammad Na’iya , annou…
    - 5 hours ago 28 May 16, 12:33pm -
  • NewEx- Argentina junta leader jailed for ‘Operation Corridor’ crimes
    Former Argentine junta leader, Reynaldo Bignone, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for crimes committed under Operation Condor – a conspiracy between South America’s dictators in the 1970s. Bignone and 14 other military officers were found…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 11:13am -
  • NewI’m satisfied with my career – Yobo
    Former Nigeria defender, Joseph Yobo, has expressed happiness with everything he achieved as a footballer. The 2013 African Nations Cup (AFCON) winner was given a grand exit from professional football by a stellar collection of football stars during…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 11:09am -
  • NewUganda: Five get life sentence for World Cup bombings
    Five men were jailed for life in Uganda on Friday for their role in two al Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people among crowds watching the World Cup soccer final in July 2010. The attacks, at a popular restaurant and a sports field where fans had ga…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:58am -
  • NewDemuren to FG: Resolve Bi- Courtney concession row
    Federal Government has been called upon to urgently resolve the crisis surrounding its agreement with Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, BASL, in order to drive the  development in the aviation sector. Speaking on the topic, ‘Integrating Aviat…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:41am -
  • NewArms scandal: EFCC gets first petition against Jonathan
    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday formally received a petition asking the agency to probe ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on the alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion released to the Office of the National Security Adviser (…
    - 17 hours ago 28 May 16, 12:30am -
  • NewAlleged $1.8b debt: Court freezes Diezani’s associates’ assets in Nigeria, US, UK, others
    A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the Federal Government injunctions  freezing  assets and funds in and outside the country  traced to two Nigerian businessmen, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, as well as  their companies – Atlantic Energy…
    - 18 hours ago 28 May 16, 12:28am -
  • NewChildrens’ Day: Buhari decries child marriage, exploitation
    President Muhammadu Buhari has called for an end to all forms of abuse and exploitation against the child, including abduction and forced marriage. Buhari made the call yesterday during the National Children’s Day Celebration at the Eagle Square, A…
    - 18 hours ago 28 May 16, 12:26am -

The Punch

  • NewPope mourns nameless drowned girl, shipwreck orphans
    The children pledged to help those in need and presenting Francis with drawings capturing the dangers at sea. The 79-year-old Argentine showed the children an orange life-jacket which he said had been taken from a girl who had drowned at sea. It was…
    - 2 hours ago 28 May 16, 4:10pm -
  • NewFG uncovers over 43,000 ghost workers
    Samuel Awoyinfa Abeokuta The Federal Government says it has uncovered more than 43,000 ghost ‎workers during the on going verification and biometric exercise aimed at ascertaining those genuinely on its payroll. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Ad…
    - 2 hours ago 28 May 16, 3:44pm -
  • NewBREAKING: Niger Delta Avengers blow up Shell, Agip pipelines
    Simon Utebor, Yenagoa A new militant group in the Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Avengers, has allegedly blown up trunk lines belonging to Nigerian Agip Oil Company and Shell Petroleum Development Company in Bayelsa State. It was learnt that the Avenge…
    - 4 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:20pm -
  • NewMichael Chu’di Ejekam Comments on the Compelling Appeal of Longer-Life Private Equity

    Michael Chu’di Ejekam Comments on the Compelling Appeal of Longer-Life Private Equity

    Michael Chu’di Ejekam, commercial real estate expert shares his insights on the recent Wall Street Journal article on the Atlas Partners Longer-Life Private Equity Fund which raised one billion dollars. Michael Chu’di Ejekam, an expert private eq…
    - 4 hours ago 28 May 16, 1:53pm -
  • NewWHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears
    The World Health Organisation has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the games over the Zika virus. The UN health body outlined its stance…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 11:12am -
  • NewSusplan edge Agad in Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield Polo
    A last-gasp goal by Sani Umar helped Susplan to a crucial 6 – 5 1/2 win against Agad to keep their hope alive in the UNICEF Cup at the ongoing 2016 Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tournament holding at the Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Club…
    - 7 hours ago 28 May 16, 11:05am -
  • NewEconomic crisis: Buhari, govs rule out elaborate anniversary
    Olalekan Adetayo, Olufemi Atoyebi, Mudiaga Affe, Ihuoma Chiedozie, Etim Ekpimah, Armstrong Bakam, Enyioha Opara, and Gibson Achonu President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors have ruled out elaborate celebrations to mark this year’s Democracy Da…
    - 15 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:44am -
  • NewBuhari@ one: Nigerians express mixed feelings, call for greater action
    Coming to power on the mantra of change, President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress, made a lot of promises. As they mark one year in office, Nigerians assess how well they have done in meeting their expectations It has b…
    - 15 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:42am -
  • NewAllocation from government is small –Medical Director
    The Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Dr.Olurotimi Odunubi, in an interview with Ademola Olonilua clears the air on claims made by some of his patients Some of the patients have complained that they are at the mercy of the nurs…
    - 15 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:36am -
  • NewDon’t panic over Sharia court bill –Reps
    John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives doused tension on Friday after a bill to expand the jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal ignited fears that lawmakers were about to expand Sharia Law to cover the entire country. The constitution am…
    - 16 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:25am -

Daily Post

  • NewOndo APC in crisis as Minister, party chairman fight over superiority

    Ondo APC in crisis as Minister, party chairman fight over superiority

    Fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress , (APC ) in Ondo State following an alleged face off between the chairman of the party in the state, Honorable Isaac Kekemeke and the Minister of state for Niger Delta affairs, Professor Cladi…
    - 33 mins ago 28 May 16, 5:27pm -
  • NewMuhammadu Idimi denies donating $14m to US University

    Muhammadu Idimi denies donating $14m to US University

    Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, has debunked media reports that he donated US$14 million to Lynn University in the United States. Indimi said he only donated $900,000. The oil merchant in a statement entitled “The P…
    - 3 hours ago 28 May 16, 3:04pm -
  • NewGanduje appoints SSG, 7 permanent secretaries

    Ganduje appoints SSG, 7 permanent secretaries

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Usman replaces Dr Rabi’u Bichi, who was removed by Gov. Ganduje. The appointment is contained in a statement signed by the Kano State Head of Service, Alhaji Muhammad Na’iya and made available to new…
    - 3 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:59pm -
  • NewWhy it took me long to announce my retirement – Yobo

    Why it took me long to announce my retirement – Yobo

    Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has revealed that injury prevented him from announcing his retirement from football before now. The former Everton and Fenerbache defender, was honoured on Friday in a testimonial match that featured some of…
    - 3 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:57pm -
  • NewI can’t wait to play against Mourinho – Hazard

    I can’t wait to play against Mourinho – Hazard

    Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, has admitted that he cannot wait to play against Jose Mourinho, who has been appointed the new Manchester United manager. Mourinho, who worked with Hazard during his second spell at Stamford Bridge, signed a three-year deal…
    - 3 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:51pm -
  • NewGovernor Bello appoints new chairman of Workers’ Screening Committee

    Governor Bello appoints new chairman of Workers’ Screening Committee

    The Kogi State Government on Saturday announced the removal of retired Brig.-Gen Paul Okuntimo as the Chairman, Workers’ Screening and Verification Committee. Alhaji Abdulkarim Abdulmalik, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, con…
    - 3 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:46pm -
  • NewYusuf, Pinnick hail Super Eagles after Mali victory

    Yusuf, Pinnick hail Super Eagles after Mali victory

    Interim coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, has praised the team’s spirit and commitment, after they defeated Mali 1-0 in a friendly played in France on Friday. Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, scored the winning goal in the 77th minute…
    - 3 hours ago 28 May 16, 2:43pm -
  • NewINTERVIEW: Ondo Governorship Poll: My agitation on Akure Agenda is only for pride – Deji of Akure

    INTERVIEW: Ondo Governorship Poll: My agitation on Akure Agenda is only for pride – Deji of Akure

    Ahead of the November 26 election, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo has been the leading voice clamouring that the next governor of Ondo State should be an Akure indigene. But in this Interview with ABIODUN BADEJO, the monarch e…
    - 5 hours ago 28 May 16, 1:15pm -
  • NewI have not reconciled with Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – Anita

    I have not reconciled with Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – Anita

    Anita, the former wife of the founder of the Christ Embassy, otherwise known as Believers’ Loveworld, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has denied the social media reports that she had reconciled with her estranged husband. Anita filed for divorce in Februa…
    - 8 hours ago 28 May 16, 10:00am -
  • NewBe patient with Buhari, things will be better soon – Maitama Sule

    Be patient with Buhari, things will be better soon – Maitama Sule

    Elder statesman and Ni­geria’s former representa­tive at the United Nations,‎ Yusuf Maitama Sule has called on Nigerians to be patient with the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He said the policies of the govern­ment would result in…
    - 8 hours ago 28 May 16, 9:39am -
  • NewJude Ndukwe: Why Buhari, EFCC want Fani-Kayode out of circulation

    Jude Ndukwe: Why Buhari, EFCC want Fani-Kayode out of circulation

    The current travails of Femi Fani-Kayode in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had long been expected. In fact, with developments leading to his arrest, Fani-Kayode thinks the EFCC came too late. This is because owing t…
    - 8 hours ago 28 May 16, 9:32am -
  • NewSoldiers carry out midnight raid in Gbaramatu, search for Tompolo, Niger Delta Avengers

    Soldiers carry out midnight raid in Gbaramatu, search for Tompolo, Niger Delta Avengers

    Nigerian Army, in the wee hours of Saturday, invaded Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu kingdom. The soldiers arrived at about 2am and were were still laying siege in the community as at 8.00 am, Vanguard reports. The soldiers report…
    - 9 hours ago 28 May 16, 9:23am -
  • NewFulani herdsmen killed only three persons in Agatu, not 500 – IGP, Arase

    Fulani herdsmen killed only three persons in Agatu, not 500 – IGP, Arase

    The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase, has faulted the claims that over 500 persons were killed in Agatu area of Benue State. Arase, while speaking at the investigative hearing organised by the House of Representatives committee on the…
    - 9 hours ago 28 May 16, 9:04am -
  • NewEse Oruru: Yinusa names child ‘Fatima’ from prison

    Ese Oruru: Yinusa names child ‘Fatima’ from prison

    Yinusa Dahiru, the man who allegedly abducted, raped and impregnated 14-year-old Ese Oruru, has named the baby girl from prison. The father named the baby Fatima. In Arabic the meaning of the name Fatima is: Captivating. Ese delivered a baby girl on…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 8:29am -
  • NewMilitants again blow up Agip, Shell trunk line in Bayelsa

    Militants again blow up Agip, Shell trunk line in Bayelsa

    The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, early Saturday morning, blew up trunk line belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, and Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in Bayelsa. The group, which claimed responsibility for the explosions in a tw…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 8:26am -
  • NewAnother man murders his wife in Lagos

    Another man murders his wife in Lagos

    A man, whose identity was given as James Kafaru Esougi, Friday, allegedly murdered his wife in her sleep in Lagos State. The tragic incident occurred at their No 8 Araromi Street, Egbeda residence. The ugly development is coming barely one month aft…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 8:15am -
  • NewNigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

    Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

    Good morning! Here are10 things you need to know this morning. 1. The presidency has rolled out the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks one year in office. A statement released Friday night listed the technical defeat of the Boko…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 8:07am -
  • NewNNL places FC Taraba matches on hold over unpaid debts

    NNL places FC Taraba matches on hold over unpaid debts

    All matches involving FC Taraba in the Nigeria National League (NNL) have been placed on hold, the league secretariat said on Friday in Abuja. A statement from the NNL Media Officer, Amar Ignis, said the development was based on the club’s inabili…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:49am -
  • NewReturn our loot or get ready for protest – CD warns British government

    Return our loot or get ready for protest – CD warns British government

    The Campaign for Democracy on Friday asked the British Government to return Nigeria’s looted fund in its custody or be ready to face massive protest. It said the funds would serve as a means of supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s administrat…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:46am -
  • NewEdo: Oshiomhole has performed, APC will win again – National Vice Chairman

    Edo: Oshiomhole has performed, APC will win again – National Vice Chairman

    The South-South Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has boasted that the party will win the forthcoming Edo State governorship election in September this year. APC National Vice Chairman, South-South, Prince Hilliard Eta said the perf…
    - 10 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:34am -
  • NewPresidency lists Buhari’s achievements in first year in office

    Presidency lists Buhari’s achievements in first year in office

    The presidency has listed the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks one year in office. A statement released Friday night disclosed that: “The relocation of the Nigerian Military Command Centre to Maiduguri, since May 2015, contr…
    - 11 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:29am -
  • NewPHOTONEWS: Yobo’s Testimonial match hosted by Rivers State Government

    PHOTONEWS: Yobo’s Testimonial match hosted by Rivers State Government

    PHOTONEWS: Yobo’s Testimonial match hosted by Rivers State Government
    - 11 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:19am -
  • NewSiasia selects Awoniyi, Amuzie, 18 others for Suwon Tournament

    Siasia selects Awoniyi, Amuzie, 18 others for Suwon Tournament

    Head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has named 20 players for next month’s Suwon Invitational tournament in South Korea. Taiwo Awoniyi, Emmanuel Daniel, Usman Mohammed and Azubuike Okechukwu, are some of the prominent players that w…
    - 11 hours ago 28 May 16, 7:05am -
  • NewNadal pulls out of French Open

    Nadal pulls out of French Open

    Rafa Nadal has pulled out of the French Open, because of a wrist injury. The Spaniard, who was looking to win an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros, said: “I have a problem with my wrist that I had for a couple of weeks. Yesterday I played…
    - 11 hours ago 28 May 16, 6:58am -
  • NewI’ll be happy to join Leicester City – Ahmed Musa

    I’ll be happy to join Leicester City – Ahmed Musa

    Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, has admitted that he is very interested in joining Leicester City this summer. The Premier League champions, tried to sign the 23-year-old in January, but could not agree a deal. Musa ended up staying at CSKA Moscow,…
    - 11 hours ago 28 May 16, 6:56am -
  • NewI snubbed offers from other clubs to sign new deal, Lille is my home – Enyeama

    I snubbed offers from other clubs to sign new deal, Lille is my home – Enyeama

    Former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, has insisted there was no chance of him leaving Lille this summer, because it is his “home”. The goalkeeper has signed a two-year extension with the Ligue 1 club, a deal that ties him to the club unt…
    - 11 hours ago 28 May 16, 6:53am -
  • NewNigeria’s problems will double if government, society neglect children – WAWA
    The West Africa Women Association (WAWA), an ECOWAS affiliate, has warned federal and state governments against neglecting the Nigerian child. The association said this at the ECOWAS Commission office in Lagos on Friday at a programme to mark 2016 Ch…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 16, 9:27pm -
  • New​Leave PDP for party to have peace – Gana tells Sheriff

    ​Leave PDP for party to have peace – Gana tells Sheriff

    Prof Jerry Gana, a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, has asked the ousted acting National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to leave the party alone for peace to return. Speaking in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, when h…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 16, 9:26pm -
  • NewPound hits N500, Dollar stabilizes at N350

    Pound hits N500, Dollar stabilizes at N350

    The Naira on Friday remained stable at the parallel market, exchanging at N350 to the Dollar, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Nigerian currency maintained same value since Wednesday. However, the Naira weakened further against the Pound Ster…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 16, 9:24pm -
  • NewTroops kill Boko Haram terrorists fleeing Sambisa, recover arms, ammunition

    Troops kill Boko Haram terrorists fleeing Sambisa, recover arms, ammunition

    The Nigerian Army on Friday said its troops on Thursday night ambushed and killed some fleeing Boko Haram terrorists from the Sambisa forest. A statement issued by the acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said the terrorists we…
    - 22 hours ago 27 May 16, 8:24pm -
  • NewIheanacho grabs winner as Nigeria beat Mali in friendly

    Iheanacho grabs winner as Nigeria beat Mali in friendly

    Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, was the match winner, as the Super Eagles defeated Mali 1-0 in a friendly game on Friday evening. The 19-year-old struck in the 77th minute of the encounter, played at the Stade Robert Dichon in France. It…
    - 22 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:44pm -
  • NewTeam Nigeria defeats Team World in Yobo’s testimonial game

    Team Nigeria defeats Team World in Yobo’s testimonial game

    Former captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, brought his playing career to a close on Friday evening, with a testimonial match played in his honour. The game was played at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. At the end of the hour-…
    - 22 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:36pm -
  • NewBuhari finally speaks on forced marriages, child abduction

    Buhari finally speaks on forced marriages, child abduction

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, said he does not tolerate forced marriages and child abduction in the country. According to him, every child has the right of education. He vowed to decisively deal with such cases. Speaking in Abuja at the 2016…
    - 22 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:31pm -
  • NewWhy things are difficult for Nigerians – Gbajabiamila

    Why things are difficult for Nigerians – Gbajabiamila

    Mr Femi Gbajabimila, Majority Leader of the House Of Representatives, on Friday said that things were difficult in the country but the question to ask was why this was so. Gbajabiamila spoke at the Town Hall Meeting he organised to give account of h…
    - 23 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:26pm -
  • NewRivers Police Commissioner constitutes panel over missing policemen

    Rivers Police Commissioner constitutes panel over missing policemen

    CP Musa Kimo, the Commissioner of Police in Rivers, has constituted an investigative panel to unravel the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of five policemen in Okujagu community, Okrika Local Government Area. A statement issued by the Pol…
    - 23 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:25pm -
  • NewBuhari has removed impunity in governance in one year – Onu

    Buhari has removed impunity in governance in one year – Onu

    Dr Ogbonaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology says the nation has fared well under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as the government has succeeded in removing impunity in governance. Onu said this when he paid a courtesy call…
    - 23 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:22pm -
  • NewBuhari inaugurates Prosecution Committee to handle high-profile criminal cases

    Buhari inaugurates Prosecution Committee to handle high-profile criminal cases

    President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a National Prosecution Coordination Committee to handle high-profile criminal cases in Nigeria, including corruption and terrorism. Buhari, who was represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo during the ina…
    - 23 hours ago 27 May 16, 7:20pm -
  • Grave abuse, sexual violence against children on-going in North-East – UNICEF

    Grave abuse, sexual violence against children on-going in North-East – UNICEF

    As the world marks a special day for children, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has expressed worries over increased violations of children’s rights. In a goodwill message to mark this year’s Children’s Day…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 5:46pm -
  • We’re not holding Jonathan’s cousin illegally – EFCC

    We’re not holding Jonathan’s cousin illegally – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has dismissed reports that a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court accused the commission of incarcerating Mr. Robert Azibaola, a cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, illegally despit…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 5:27pm -
  • Banker absconds with employer’s N6.5m in Lagos

    Banker absconds with employer’s N6.5m in Lagos

    A 33-year-old man, Michael Atebor, who allegedly absconded with his employer’s N6.5 million, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Atebor, who resides at Shomolu Area of Lagos, is standing trial on a two-count ch…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 4:22pm -
  • Man arraigned for allegedly raping co-tenant’s 9-year-old daughter

    Man arraigned for allegedly raping co-tenant’s 9-year-old daughter

    A 48-year-old man, identified as Richard Akinsiku, who allegedly lured a nine-year old with biscuit to his room before raping her, was on Friday brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos state. Akinsiku, of No. 2, Fawole Lane in…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 4:13pm -
  • Nigerian man nabbed for duping over 90 people in India

    Nigerian man nabbed for duping over 90 people in India

    A 43-year-old Nigerian national, Igwe Festus Abraham, has been arrested in India for allegedly duping over 90 persons across the country, Indian Express reports. Abraham, a resident of Malviya Nagar in Delhi, was arrested by the cyber-crime cell of…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 3:37pm -
  • Abuse: Judge lambasts states delaying domestication of Child Rights Law

    Abuse: Judge lambasts states delaying domestication of Child Rights Law

    A Judge of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, Justice Taiwo Taiwo has lambasted some states for foot-dragging on the domestication and implementation of the Child Rights Law to safeguard the future of the country. Justice Taiwo regretted that only 2…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 3:23pm -
  • Human trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 152 victims in Lagos

    Human trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 152 victims in Lagos

    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, on Friday stated that it has rescued 152 victims of human trafficking between January and April, 2016 in Lagos state. The Lagos Zonal Commander, Mr. Joseph Famakin said the a…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 3:16pm -
  • You have not lived up to expectations of Nigerians – CEDRA tells President Buhari

    You have not lived up to expectations of Nigerians – CEDRA tells President Buhari

    The Centrum Initiative for Development and Fundamental Rights Advocacy (CEDRA) has noted that President Muhammadu Buhari has not live up to the expectations of Nigerians in his one year old leadership of the country. Addressing newsmen in Kaduna on…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 3:08pm -
  • Saraki celebrates Children’s Day, calls for implementation of Child’s Rights Act

    Saraki celebrates Children’s Day, calls for implementation of Child’s Rights Act

    As part of activities to mark the 2016 Children’s Day, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and some of his colleagues spent the whole of Friday celebrating children of various ages. The school pupils and secondary school students, who arrived…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 3:03pm -
  • How baby, others died in fatal accident on Bauchi-Jos highway

    How baby, others died in fatal accident on Bauchi-Jos highway

    No fewer than four persons, on Thursday, died in a fatal auto crash in Bauchi state. The accident occurred at about 2:30 pm at Narabi village, along Bauchi-Jos Federal Highway. The Bauchi State Police Command confirmed the unfortunate incident on Fr…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 2:59pm -
  • Seme Customs Command impounds N23.9m rice

    Seme Customs Command impounds N23.9m rice

    The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service in Lagos State said on Friday it had seized 2,131 bags of smuggled rice with a duty paid value of N23.9 million. The Controller, Mr Victor Dimka, said in statement at Seme, a border post between Nigeri…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 2:56pm -
  • Police battle NSCDC for refusing to release killer officials

    Police battle NSCDC for refusing to release killer officials

    The Lagos State Police Command has decried the refusal of the state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to release officers accused of killing a motorcyclist, Osita Okoye. The Punch newspaper reports that detectives at th…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 2:30pm -
  • Rivers: 53 arrested as 5 police officers are reportedly missing in Okrika

    Rivers: 53 arrested as 5 police officers are reportedly missing in Okrika

    The Rivers State Police Command has announced that five policemen are missing. The command in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmad Mohammad said the five officers got missing after they were ambushed in the early hour…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 16, 2:19pm -

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