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Borno: For the 4th time, Gov. Zulum defeats ex-minister, Imam, others at Appeal Court

Borno: For the 4th time, Gov. Zulum defeats ex-minister, Imam, others at Appeal Court

For the fourth time in a row, Borno’s Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum (who is an associate of former Governor Kashim Shettima) has this time at the court of appeal in Jos, defeated a group of appellant comprising immediate past minister of state for power, works and housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, a governorship aspirant in 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and ... Read More »

Court orders re-opening of AIT, Raypower

Court orders re-opening of AIT, Raypower

An Abuja federal high court has ordered the reopening of AIT and Raypower. The court ordered parties in the case to maintain status quo as the situation was as at the 31st of May when processes were filed by Daar Communications PLC (owners of AIT and Raypower) over alleged breach of broadcasting code. Justice Inyang Ekwo who made the orders ... Read More »

Ogun Govt sets up committee to review last minute appointments and promotions of Obas by ex -Gov Amosun

Ogun Govt sets up committee to review last minute appointments and promotions of Obas by ex -Gov Amosun

The Ogun State Government has set up a committee to review recent appointments, installations and promotions of traditional rulers in the State. The controversial appointments, installations and promotions were carried out by ex- governor Ibikunle Amosun towards the end of his tenure. In a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Mr. Kunle Somorin, in ... Read More »

Pastor carpet’s Okupe for smear campaign against Ex Governor Shettima, others

Pastor carpet’s Okupe for smear campaign against Ex Governor Shettima, others

An Abeokuta based cleric, Pastor Kayode Biodun has carpeted former presidential aide,Dr Doyin Okupe for spreading falsehood all in an attempt to smear former Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima and colleague northern governors’ image,so as to paint former president,Goodluck Jonathan as a victim of northern hatred. Reacting to the latest report in an online media titled ‘Re: We Northerners deeply regret ... Read More »

I feel a deep sense of loss walking away from relationships I’ve built over the last 12 years, says Hon Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje at Reps’ Valedictory Session

I feel a deep sense of loss walking away from relationships I’ve built over the last 12 years, says Hon Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje at Reps’ Valedictory Session

VALEDICTORY SESSION OF THE 8TH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HON. NNENNA ELENDU-UKEJE FAREWELL SPEECH I’d like to thank you Mr. Speaker for yielding to me the floor on this very auspicious day to deliver what is undoubtedly my last speech on the floor of this hollowed chambers; a place that has become my home for the past 12 years. ... Read More »

Ruiz wants £40m for Joshua rematch

Ruiz wants £40m for Joshua rematch

New heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr is demanding £40m to agree to a rematch with Anthony Joshua in the UK. Ruiz pulled off one of the greatest shocks in boxing history at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, finishing favourite Joshua in the seventh round to capture the IBF, WBA and WBO titles. There was a rematch clause written into ... Read More »

Neymar in trouble over intimate pics of woman accusing him of rape

Neymar in trouble over intimate pics of woman accusing him of rape

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior , Brazil’s football star gave a statement at a Rio de Janeiro police station yesterday in a probe into whether he broke the law by posting intimate pictures of a woman who accused him of rape. The football megastar went to the station in an attempt to defend himself, sitting in a wheelchair after spraining ... Read More »

Tunji Braithwaite’s children fight dirty over late father’s asset

Tunji Braithwaite’s children fight dirty over late father’s asset

*Photo: Late Tunji Braithwaite* Mrs. Ebun Braithwaite-Dosunmu, daughter of the late elder statesman and nationalist, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, has dragged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) before the Lagos High Court, seeking damages for molestation, torture, harassment and unlawful arrest and detention. The suit was filed on Thursday on her behalf by Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa. In the suit, Mrs. Braithwaite-Dosunmu is seeking ... Read More »

UK weather forecast: Heavy rain and strong winds to batter Britain

UK weather forecast: Heavy rain and strong winds to batter Britain

The UK will be hit with heavy rain, thundery storms and strong winds over the next few days, as the unsettled spring weather continues. Scotland and Northern Ireland are braced for heavy showers later on Wednesday, while both rain and sunny spells are expected in Wales and southwest England. Conditions in southeast England will become overcast and cloudy by Wednesday ... Read More »

Study links chemical hair relaxers to fibroids in black women

Study links chemical hair relaxers to fibroids in black women

The use of chemical hair relaxers may be the cause of the high incidence of fibroids in black women or women of African ancestry. According to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the potentially harmful chemical exposure from hair relaxers is linked to the incidence of uterine fibroids in women and early puberty in young girls in ... Read More »