Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Spain court strikes down Catalan referendum law

Spain’s Constitutional Court ruled Tuesday that a referendum law passed in Catalonia, which paved the way for a contested October 1 secession referendum, was not valid.

Leicester sack manager Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City sacked manager Craig Shakespeare on Tuesday after just four months in charge of the former Premier League champions, British media reported.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Buhari calls Ghana president over gas explosion

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to President Nana Akufo-Addo to offer heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Ghana on the gas explosions in the Legon suburb of Accra on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Rohr earns two-year contract extension with Super Eagles

The two-year contract of Nigeria’s head coach, Gernot Rohr, has been extended by default, following the country’s qualification for the 2018 World Cup.

Police paraded ritual killers who bought human skull, eye, teeth for N12,000

A suspected ritual killer, Adebayo Mubashiru, has confessed that he and his colleagues buy human parts, including skulls, eyes and teeth, for N12,000.

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Nigeria vs Zambia: Rohr explains why he dropped Iwobi

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has explained why Moses Simon gets the nod ahead of returning Alex Iwobi, in the team to face Zambia on Saturday in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

2019: Bode George, Ishola Filani, others are day-dreamers – Lagos APC chair, Ajomale

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Otunba Henry Ajomale, has described Bode George, Ishola Filani, Charles Akitoye, and other Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) stalwarts from the state as day-dreamers, political jokers and comedians for vowing to sack the APC in the 2019 elections.

Police kill suspected kidnapper, rescue victim in Cross River

Anti-kidnapping squad of the Nigeria Police has killed a suspected kidnapper in Okoyong in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State while two other suspects escaped.

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Tompolo speaks from hiding, says: ‘JTF will pay for my father’s death’

Niger Delta activist and founder of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) has vowed to make soldiers pay for the death of his father, Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo one year ago.

Man attempts to jump into Lagos lagoon in suicide bid

A 31-year-old man, Hammed Olojo, who attempted to jump into the Lagos lagoon in a suicide bid, was charged before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday.

You broke the law, Ngige lambasts striking doctors

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has berated members of the National Association of Resident Doctors for embarking on strike, accusing them of breaching the constitution.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

MASSOB leaders accused of spreading falsehood

The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) on Tuesday accused the leader of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike of deliberately spreading a falsehood that the Buhari administration was marginalizing the South-Eastern part of the country.

Evans’ suit no longer urgent – Judge

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday adjourned the fundamental rights suit filed by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, till September 21.

Naira appreciates against dollar

The Naira on Tuesday appreciated against the dollar at the parallel market.

China out of World Cup despite victory

China’s faint hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia finally ended on Tuesday, despite securing the victory they needed in Qatar.

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Partey hat-trick helps Ghana thrash Congo

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as Ghana hammered Congo 5-1 in Brazzaville Tuesday to keep alive their slim 2018 World Cup qualification hopes.

Fayose hates Muslims, his Islamic regalia sinful – MURIC

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, for appearing on Id ground dressed in Islamic regalia including a turban on Friday, 1st September, 2017.
MURIC said Fayose also delivered a politically motivated speech at the event, calling his action as “executive hocus pocus, highly sacrilegious and unduly provocative. It is Act I, Scene I in the Theater of the Absurd.”

Jonathan’s adviser sanctioned in South Africa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Public Relations adviser, Bell Pottinger, has been blacklisted by Public Relations and Communications Association in South Africa.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Why Obasanjo walked out of police event in Lagos

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday left an event organized by the Nigeria Police, because they kept him waiting.

What Buhari, King of Morroco discussed Wednesday – Presidency

King Mohammed VI of Morocco Wednesday had a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, where the Nigerian president is on vacation.