Chelsea Demolish Ill-Tempered Citizens To Stay Top

Diego Costa starred as Premier League leaders Chelsea roared back to win 3-1 on Saturday in an ill-tempered game at Manchester City, who had Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho dismissed. Continue reading

UK Announces New Visa Application Process For Nigerians

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The British High Commission on Friday announced that Nigerians applying for UK visas will have to go through a new process. Continue reading

Trump Appoints Nigerian Into His Economic Advisory Team

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Ogunlesi


US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday appointed a Nigerian businessman, Bayo Ogunlesi, to be on his Economic Advisory team to “Make America Great again”. Continue reading

Referendum Only Solution To Clamour For Biafra, Confab Delegates, Activists Tell Buhari

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Some delegates of the 2014 National Conference, groups and human rights activists on Friday said that a referendum is the solution to the agitation for a Biafra Republic. A special report by the Punch shows that they reject President Muhammadu Buhari’s stance that the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable. They berated him to allow a referendum that would give agitators the chance to decide on the matter. Continue reading

EFCC Arrests Police Commissioner For N1.9bn Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and detained a Commissioner of Police, Victor Onofiok, over alleged N1.9 billion fraud. Continue reading

Gambians Elect Former Security Guard As President

Adama Barrow


He is quiet, understated and until recently unknown, but now presidential election winner Adama Barrow, a former security guard, has become the flagbearer for a new era of change in The Gambia. Continue reading

Buhari’s Govt In Dilemma As Court Orders Immediate Release Of Shi’a leader, El-Zakzaky

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday threw the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari into a dilemma as it ordered the release of the leader of the Shi’a Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Continue reading

Nigerian Journalist Kidnapped In Makurdi

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The Benue Police Command said a Radio Journalist, Iyuadoo Tor-Agbidye, was kidnapped on Friday at her home in Makurdi. Continue reading

Morocco King Leads 300-Member Delegation To Nigeria, Meets Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja met briefly with King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who arrived Abuja on Thursday, for a 3-day official visit to Nigeria. Continue reading

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Hungry For World Cup – Rohr

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Nigeria are highly motivated to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia even though the qualifying tournament still has a long way to go, according to coach Gernot Rohr. Continue reading

Another 10 killed As Suspected Militants Raid Imo Communities

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Gov Rochas Okorocha addressing repentant militants who surrendered their weapons to Imo government


While those they elected are doing little or nothing to protect them, at least another 10 persons have been reported killed by some unidentified hoodlums who raided two communities, Umuokeduru and Imeni in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State. Continue reading

Ronaldinho, Riquelme Offer To Play For Chapecoense For Free

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Two of South America’s most celebrated footballers, Juan Roman Riquelme and Ronaldinho are set to be reunited and join Chapecoense for six months, to help the Brazilian club rebuild after this week’s tragic air crash in Colombia, which all but wiped out the entire squad. Continue reading