World Leaders Bid Farewell To 20th-Century ‘Giant’ Peres

US President Barack Obama touches the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres after speaking during his funeral in Jerusalem (AFP Photo/Abir Sultan)

World leaders bid farewell to Israeli elder statesman and Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres at his funeral in Jerusalem Friday, with US President Barack Obama hailing him as a giant of the 20th century. Continue reading


Early Morning Sex Lowers Blood Pressure, Risks Of Heart Attack – Prof Yakubu

Prof. Musa Yakubu of University of Ilorin has said having sex in the early morning lowers blood pressure and reduces risks of heart attack. Continue reading

Wife Of Central Bank Governor Kidnapped

Godwin-EmefieleCBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele

Mrs. Margaret Emefiele, wife of the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has been kidnapped by gunmen, online news platform SaharaReporters has reported.

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Gov-Elect Obaseki Thanks Buhari, Oshiomhole & Edo People For Victory

Edo State governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki, who is still savouring his victory, has made out time to thank President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, his family for standing with him during the election. He also expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for voting him as their next governor. Continue reading

World Leaders Gather For Funeral Of Nobel Laureate Peres

US President Barack Obama boards Air Force One prior to departing for Israel to attend the funeral of Shimon Peres (AFP Photo)

World leaders from US President Barack Obama to Prince Charles were expected in Israel on Friday for the funeral of ex-prime minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres. Continue reading

Nigeria At 56 By Reuben Abati


As Nigeria marks its 56th Independence Anniversary, very few Nigerians would expect any form of celebration or excitement. Independence from colonial rule in 1960 has brought the country so much to be cheerful about, but 56 years later, also a lot of regrets. Continue reading

FG Wants To Sell National Assets When Reps Collect N10m Monthly From Taxpayers As “Running Allowance”

House Of Representatives fight 01House Of Representatives or House of Corruption?

At a time the President Muhammadu Buhari government is pushing it down our ears that sale of national assets is the only way out of recession, each member of the House of Representatives collects N10million monthly from taxpayers as running allowance, whatever that means. Continue reading

N9.2b Fraud: DSS Again Refuses To Produce Dasuki For Trial

Dasuki N9.2b fraud trial fails to hold•Sambo Dasuki

The refusal of the Department of State Services (DSS)  to produce ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki yesterday has again stalled his trial for the alleged corruption case against him and five others. Continue reading

EDO GOV ELECTION: INEC Declares APC Candidate Obaseki Winner

Obaseki wins Edo governorship election

As projected by Checkpointcharley, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the 2016 Edo governorship election. Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: APC Will Win Edo Governorship Election Obaseki, Edo Governor-Elect

Checkpointcharley can now declare that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki is set to be declared the winner of the Edo Governorship Election held on Wednesday. Continue reading

EDO GOV ELECTION: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu In Tight Race

. APC, INEC Planning To Overturn Our Victory – PDP

Unauthenticated early results indicate that the All Progressives Congress candidate Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu were running neck and neck in the Edo governorship election held on Wednesday. Continue reading

Dembele At Double As Celtic Check Man City Charge

Manchester City failed to win for the first time under Pep Guardiola as Mousa Dembele-inspired Celtic claimed a 3-3 draw in a pulsating Champions League encounter on Wednesday. Continue reading