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FERGIE MUCH: Solskjaer Is Just Like Ferguson – Pogba

Having made a similar return to Old Trafford himself, the Red Devils midfielder is delighted to be working under a man who knows all about the club Paul Pogba considers Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to have come “home” at Manchester United, with the club’s interim boss bringing many of Sir Alex Ferguson’s coaching qualities with him. The Red Devils turned to ... Read More »

Nigerians Are Mentally And Emotionally Weak – Lagbaja

It’s election season in Nigeria and it is only normal for people to come out to speak out about their different views. And our celebrities aren’t left out as they have both subliminally and directly expressed. One of the celebrities voicing out is Lagbaja. Lagbaja wants all the leaders of Nigeria to know that the people they govern are mentally ... Read More »

Rihanna Sues Her Own Father for Exploiting Her Name Without Permission

Rihanna is suing her father, Ronald Fenty, for exploiting her name in what she says are his own million-dollar business deals. According to a the suit, obtained by USA TODAY, Rihanna has sued her father and his business partner, Moses Perkins, for invasion of privacy and “egregiously and fraudulently” misrepresenting that their company, Fenty Entertainment, is affiliated with the pop ... Read More »

2019 elections: Don’t intimidate judiciary, US tells FG

2019 elections: Don’t intimidate judiciary, US tells FG AHEAD of next month’s general elections, a delegation of the European Union on Wednesday visited the national headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) to seek for the update on the forthcoming exercise from the electoral umpire. Leading the delegation was the EU Ambassador in Nigeria, Mr. Ketil Karlsen. Other members ... Read More »

IPC condemns the killing of Ghanaian Investigative Journalist

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, condemns in very strong terms the brutal killing of Ghanaian undercover Journalist – Ahmed Husein. According to media reports, Husein was shot by gunmen on a motorbike on Wednesday night while in his car driving home. He was reportedly shot three times, twice in the chest and another in the neck. Prior to his ... Read More »

El Hadji Diouf, The Bad Boy of Football Who is a Lion

El Hadji Ousseynou Diouf is one of Africa’s finest talents who made a striking mark in the football world, especially when he together with his fellow Senegalese teammates defeated France, the then World Cup defending champions at the 2002 World Cup opener in Japan and South Korea, which was Senegal’s first appearance. His stellar performances in the tournament for Senegal, ... Read More »

Higuain Joins Chelsea at last

Chelsea are closing in on a swoop for AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain, it has been claimed. The development comes amid the release of a team photo by Milan with Higuain conspicuously absent. The Serie A club splashed out €18m (£15.9m) to take the 31-year-old on a season-long loan from Juventus. A €36m (£31.9m) permanent option is built into the ... Read More »

Atiku Vows To Enrich His Friends If Elected President

The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday at a business summit in Lagos vowed to enrich his friends if elected president. “I am not going to enrich members of my family but my friends. “Are my friends not entitled to be enriched? As long as there is no element of corruption there,” the former vice ... Read More »

BOKO HARAM FORCES THOUSANDS NIGERIANS FLEE TO CAMEROUN AFTER ATTACKS…. SAYS MSF

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) a.k.a Doctors Without Borders on Thursday revealed that several thousands of Nigerians have fled Rann, the Headquarters of Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State in northeast Nigeria following a violent attack on the town on 14 January. These revelations were contained in MSF webpage emailed to our Correspondent by its Spokesman ... Read More »

Newly Appointed IGP Vows To Restore Lost Glory Of Nigeria Police, Questions Past Leadership

Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Wednesday said with quality leadership which he plans to bring on board as IG, the lost glory of the Nigeria Police Force would be restored. Adamu noted that the Force was blessed with intellectually gifted, exceptionally dedicated and professionally sound officers and men but the absence of quality leadership had been the ... Read More »

Southern Borno: Gov. Shettima presents 1st class staff to three Emirs

Governor Kashim Shettima is on tour of southern part of Borno State where he presented first class staff of office to the Emir in Uba on today after presenting similar staff to the Emir in Shani on Tuesday while he is expected to present same to the Emir in Gwoza on Saturday. The three Emirs were elevated from second class ... Read More »

Econet cuts off internet services in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, said on Wednesday its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country, Reuters reported. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, adding that all ... Read More »

N12.2bn Fraud: Patience Jonathan Knows Fate Feb 11

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has fixed February 11, 2019 to deliver judgment in an application for final forfeiture filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of the sums of $8,435,788.84 (about N3 billion) and N9.2 billion (totaling about N12.2 billion), linked to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, and believed ... Read More »

APC DEMANDS PROBE INTO VIOLENCE IN IPERU

PRESS STATEMENT Our attention has just been drawn to the white lie linking the governorship candidate of our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Dapo Abiodun, to the reported violence that erupted Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in Iperu town in Ikene Local Government Area of Ogun State. Our party and its governorship candidate, as well as our teeming supporters ... Read More »

Kanu Nwankwo’s House Vandalised; Medals, Trophies, Plaques & Valuable Items Carted Away

Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, cut a pitiable sight in Lagos on Monday as he revealed how suspected vandals invaded his The Hardley Apartments situated along Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Victoria Island, making away with his football medals, trophies, plaques and other valuable items. The hotel has been sealed up since 2015 sequel to an alleged default in transaction between it ... Read More »

Hijab Controversy Hits LAUTECH International School

Controversy has greeted the use of hijab by some female Muslim pupils of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology International School, Ogbomoso. About 50 pupils of the tertiary institution’s secondary school, on Monday, appeared in hijab. However, the school’s authorities responded swiftly, as the pupils were either locked out of the school gate or asked to remove the unofficial items of ... Read More »

IPOB Says Igala, Isoko, Ijaw, Efik, Idoma, Annang Make Up Biafra, Reveals Its System Of Government

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has released what the system of government would be in the Sovereign State of Biafra when it is finally actualized. This was contained in a statement made available to pressmen on Monday signed by its Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, with the title, ‘THIS IS FOR THOSE OF US WHO DO NOT KNOW HOW BIAFRA ... Read More »

Herdsmen Ready To Embrace Peace, Agree To Ranching

Herdsmen under the auspices of Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Nasarawa State chapter, have said that they have realised the benefits of cattle ranching and ready to embrace it. This was disclosed by the coordinator, MACBAN, Nasarawa State Chapter who also doubles as Sarkin Yaki, Gaate of Gaate community, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Farmrade ... Read More »

FG Launches Free Satellite TV For 1000 Nigerian Villagers

The Nigerian government has launched a project to provide free satellite television to 1000 villages across Nigeria. The project is being funded by the government of China, according to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed. Mohammed flagged off the project Monday in Kpaduma 3, a village in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT). He said the 1000 Villages Satelite ... Read More »

Nigerian Arrested With Cocaine At Indian Airport

The India Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has nabbed a Nigerian national at the Kolkata airport after he was found in possession of cocaine worth Rs 1 crore weighing around 170 gram. According to Narcotics Control Bureau Kolkata Zonal Director, Dilip Kumar Srivastava, the Nigerian suspect identified as Kevin Edward James, arrived the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata ... Read More »