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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Emotional moment VP Osinbajo arrives home to warm embrace of mother after helicopter crash (video)

In a video post that recently surfaced online, Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, was spotted in the heartwarming moment he met his mother for the first time, after his helicopter crash survival. Legit.ng had previously gathered a report of the [...]

February 8, 2019 Government and politics
8000 APC members defect to PDP in Sokoto

8000 APC members defect to PDP in Sokoto

Ahead of the coming election, about 8,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have reportedly dumped the party to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto state. According to Nigerian Tribune, the defectors were received by the campaign [...]

February 8, 2019 Government and politics

Buhari’s security aides prevent angry mob from attacking Marwa at APC rally

What could have been a sad situation for a former military administrator of Lagos state, Buba Marwa, was prevented by security operatives attached to President Muhammadu Buhari when some aggrieved youths tried to attack the ex-Lagos administrator. The security operatives [...]

February 8, 2019 Government and politics
Again, soldiers invade Mesiogo Estate in Ibadan, destroy building

Again, soldiers invade Mesiogo Estate in Ibadan, destroy building

The Mesiogo Estate in the Akobo area of Ibadan, Oyo State, was again invaded on Thursday by soldiers from the 2nd Mechanised Division, Nigerian Army, Odogbo. Thursday was the fourth time of soldiers invading the estate in the last eight [...]

February 8, 2019 Military
Presidency orders probe of Osinbajo’s Caverton helicopter crash in Kogi

Investigators demand videos, evidence of presidential helicopter crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has urged members of the public to support its probe of last weekend’s Caverton helicopter crash, by availing video footage of the accident. The bureau said the video recordings, among other evidence, would assist the [...]

February 8, 2019 General
Nigerian Football Fans

2,000 Nigerian Football Fans Still in Russia Long After World Cup

Almost 2,000 Nigerian football fans who arrived in Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are still in the country, making up the largest number of the more than 5,000 supporters who have remained illegally. It was reported last week [...]

February 8, 2019 International

Desperation to hold power fuels conflict, says Jonathan

“There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.” With [...]

February 8, 2019 Government and politics
miliano sala

Emiliano Sala: Body identified as Cardiff City footballer

The body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police have said. Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the [...]

February 8, 2019 Sports
Mohammed-Adamu

Tinubu’s ex-CSO posting to Kwara based on merit, competence – IG

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, says the posting of Mr Kayode Egbetokun, a former chief security officer to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to Kwara State as Commissioner of Police has [...]

February 8, 2019 Government and politics
Shehu Yar’Adua anointed me president since 1993 –Atiku

Shehu Yar’Adua anointed me president since 1993 –Atiku

Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate in the February 16, 2019 General Elections, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday in Katsina said late Major General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, anointed him for the position of Nigeria’s President since 1993. Atiku made the claim while [...]

February 8, 2019 Government and politics