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Hope for Nigeria
Wike Vs Amaechi: Fani-Kayode reacts to clash

Biafra: Fani-Kayode speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Femi Fani-Kayode, on Sunday insisted that the Nigerian Army kidnapped the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu from his home. However, Fani-Kayode, who took to his Twitter handle described the actions of soldiers, who allegedly “abducted” [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Yul Edochie speaks on being left out of Anambra governorship debate

Yul Edochie speaks on being left out of Anambra governorship debate

Nollywood actor and flagbearer of Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) in the forthcoming Anambra State 2017 gubernatorial election, Yul Edochie, has reacted to being left out of governorship debate organized by Channels TV for the candidates. The debate featured Tony Nwoye [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
You’re morally bankrupt to be Nigeria’s President – Presidency attacks Sule Lamido

You’re morally bankrupt to be Nigeria’s President – Presidency attacks Sule Lamido

The Presidency has described a former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, as intellectually and morally bankrupt. The presidency was responding to Lamido’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing anti-corruption war in recent media interviews.       The Senior [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Anambra guber: ‘You should be distributing relief materials in Syria’ – Obiano to Obaze

Anambra guber: ‘You should be distributing relief materials in Syria’ – Obiano to Obaze

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, could not resist the urge to take shots at his opponents during the governorship debate organised on Sunday by Channels Television. The Peoples Democratic candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, Oseloka Obaze, and his [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
HURIWA decries alleged plots to engender monopoly in Nigeria’s digital broadcasting sub-sector

HURIWA decries alleged plots to engender monopoly in Nigeria’s digital broadcasting sub-sector

A pro-democracy and non-governmental organization, the Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has raised alarm over an alleged grand conspiracy by National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the House of Representative Ad-hoc Committee on Digital Switchover (DSO) to engender monopoly in the [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
‘You are a hungry, attention-seeking court jester – Group blasts Fani-Kayode

‘You are a hungry, attention-seeking court jester – Group blasts Fani-Kayode

A civil society organization, under the aegis of Forum for Good Governance and Probity (FGGP), has described the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, as one of the court jesters of the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. According to the group, Fani-Kayode [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics

Chinese shoppers spend record $25.3b in one day

Chinese shoppers spent a record $25 billion online on this year’s “Singles Day” promotion run by e-commerce giant Alibaba, up nearly 40 percent from last year, figures showed on Sunday. At the peak, 256,000 payments were being processed per second [...]

November 13, 2017 Business
BBC unveils contenders for African footballer of 2017

BBC unveils contenders for African footballer of 2017

The five-man shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017, including Nigerian Victor Moses, has been revealed. Other contenders are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah were unveiled during a special live launch broadcast in [...]

November 13, 2017 Sports
Lagos State government

Lagos targets third largest economy by 2020, Africa’s mega city in 2025

With a target to become Africa’s third largest economy by 2020 and Africa’s model mega city in 2025, the Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to sustain the existing partnership with the private sector. This it aims to do [...]

November 13, 2017 Economy
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met yesterday in Enugu

2019 in focus as PDP leaders, governors meet in Enugu

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met yesterday in Enugu to deliberate on the Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State, the 2019 polls and election of national officers. The Guardian gathered that the meeting became necessary following alleged divisions [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Troops kill dozens of terrorists, lose three soldiers in Borno

Troops kill dozens of terrorists, lose three soldiers in Borno

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole in a co-ordinated ground and aerial bombardments with Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Operation Deep Punch have cleared remnants of Boko Haram terrorists from 13 villages of Sambisa Forest at the weekend in Borno State. [...]

November 13, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror
Idris vs Misau:

Idris vs Misau: I’m free to have romantic relationship with female police officers – IGP challenges Senator

Idris vs Misau:  The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, has stated that there is no law stopping him from marrying a serving female police officer. The lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau, had accused him of [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
Victor Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Victor Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Chelsea right-back, Victor Moses, has been nominated for the BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. The announcement was made on Saturday in London during a special live launch broadcast.     Other nominees are Gabon and Borussia Dortmund [...]

November 12, 2017 Sports
Argentina vs Nigeria: Rohr speaks on team selection

Argentina vs Nigeria: Rohr speaks on team selection

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has spoken on his team selection ahead of the grade A friendly match against Argentina in Russia coming up on Tuesday. Rohr revealed that captain Mikel Obi will return to the starting line-up in Krasnodar, [...]

November 12, 2017 Sports
Makarfi speaks on what will happen during PDP convention

Makarfi speaks on what will happen during PDP convention

Ahmed Makarfi, National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, has said members of the party vying for the party’s national Chairman but have cases with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not be dropped during its convention. [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
Wike Vs Amaechi: Fani-Kayode reacts to clash

Wike Vs Amaechi: Fani-Kayode reacts to clash

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the reported assassination attempt on Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers state. Fani-Kayode said that President Muhammadu Buhari ‘should call his mad dog to order.’ In a [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
How I escaped being killed by Wike’s security aides – Amaechi

How I escaped being killed by Wike’s security aides – Amaechi

Former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has said he was nearly shot by Governor Nyesom Wike’s security aides yesterday. Wike had yesterday claimed he escaped assassination attempt as soldiers and men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, in [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari delivered more corruption than change to Nigerian people – Goodluck Jonathan

Buhari delivered more corruption than change to Nigerian people – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described the reinstatement of Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) as a bold symptom that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has delivered more corruption than change to Nigerians. [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
$25B NNPC Contract: Why probe is yet to take off one month after

$25B NNPC Contract: Why probe is yet to take off one month after

$25B NNPC Contract: Thirty-eight days after the Senate resolved to investigate the alleged abuse of due process in the award of contracts worth $25b by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the investigation is yet to commence in earnest. The [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
Imo Governor unveils statue of Johnson-Sirleaf

Imo Governor unveils statue of Johnson-Sirleaf

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has unveiled a statue for Liberian president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, in Owerri on Friday, November 10, 2017. The statue was unveiled at Ikemba Ojukwu Square in Owerri, the state capital, next to the N520 million bronze-cast monument of South African [...]

November 12, 2017 Government and politics
'Jesus Christ is fake; he is not the son of God' - Ghanaian pastor declares

‘Jesus Christ is fake; he is not the son of God’ – Ghanaian pastor declares

A controversial Ghanaian man of God has stirred the hornet's nest with his declaration that Jesus Christ is not the son of God. A popular Pastor in Ghana, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah, the General Overseer and Founder of Glorious Word Power [...]

November 12, 2017 Religion
UNILAG becomes first Nigerian university to obtain TV licence

UNILAG becomes first Nigerian university to obtain TV licence

UNILAG becomes first Nigerian university to obtain TV licence: The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has become the first university in Nigeria to be granted a licence to operate a television station. This was disclosed by Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, Chairman [...]

November 11, 2017 Education
Stuart Baxter

South Africa better than Nigeria, Senegal – Bafana Bafana coach boasts

Coach of Bafana Bafana of South Africa, Stuart Baxter has insisted that his team is better than World Cup bound Nigeria and Senegal. While Nigeria qualified for the World unbeaten, Senegal defeated South Africa in front of the home fans [...]

November 11, 2017 Sports
Pastor Adeboye’s teachings on tithe

Tithe controversy: Pastor Adeboye not God – Freeze replies Apostle Suleman

Following arguments surrounding preaching on tithe, controversial media personality, Daddy freeze says he has every right to criticize Pastor Adeboye’s teachings on tithe. This is in response to Apostle Suleman’s statement on Friday asking OAP Freeze to stay in his field and [...]

November 11, 2017 Religion
Italy arrests Libyan, Egyptian over death of 26 Nigerians

I drank my urine to survive – Libya deportee

One of the 84 Nigerians who tried to migrate to Europe through Libya but were deported to the country has given account of his ordeal in the desert. After spending one and a half years in dehumanizing conditions in Libya, [...]

November 11, 2017 Government and politics
Governors storm Kano as Ganduje marries off daughter to Ajimobi’s son

Governors storm Kano as Ganduje marries off daughter to Ajimobi’s son [PHOTOS]

Ganduje marries off daughter to Ajimobi’s son: Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Friday agreed to the marriage proposal from Idris Ajimobi, the son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state, for his daughter Fatima Umar Ganduje. A [...]

November 11, 2017 Government and politics
Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye

Buhari appoints Adeyeye’s wife, Prof. Moji Christianah new NAFDAC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye, wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central) as the new Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. Mrs. Adeyeye, founder of Drugs for AIDS and [...]

November 11, 2017 Government and politics
Rich pastors ignoring the poor – Falana mocks Adeboye, others

Rich pastors ignoring the poor – Falana mocks Adeboye, others

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) condemned the rate of poverty and unemployment in the country, despite the existence of billionaire Christian leaders. Falana at the ongoing Lagos Book and Arts Festival (LABAF) holding in Freedom Park, Lagos, took a [...]

November 11, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari, Obaseki, Dangote discuss new investment prospects in Edo

Alaghodaro summit: Buhari, Obaseki, Dangote discuss new investment prospects in Edo

Alaghodaro summit:  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the Federal Government would pursue more business reforms to accelerate progress recorded in its recent Ease of Doing Business ranking, to properly position Nigeria in her march to become a post-oil economy. [...]

November 11, 2017 Business
Army to court martial General over Buhari death rumour

Army to court martial General over Buhari death rumour

Army to court martial General over Buhari death rumour: The Nigerian Army said it is set to court martial one of its personnel for allegedly spreading false rumours that President Buhari had died at a time he was receiving medical [...]

November 11, 2017 Government and politics
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