Senate In Rowdy Session As Ondo Lawmaker Defects To APC, PDP Senators Stage Walk-Out

There was a rowdy session in the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday as members of the Peoples Democratic Party caucus walked out of the chamber during the plenary after a Senator representing Ondo South, Sentor Yele Omogunwa, defected to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress. Continue reading

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Pique Leads Barcelona Into Fresh Clasico Battle

Among the stalwarts of Barcelona’s near decade of dominance of Spanish football there is no one that stokes the ire of Real Madrid like Gerard Pique. Continue reading

Ex-Minister Ogunlewe Accused Of Corruption Resigns As FUNAAB’s Pro-chancellor

A former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, recently arraigned before the Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta on 18 counts, bordering on conspiracy, stealing, obtaining money by false pretences and abuse of office, has resigned his appointment as the Pro-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Continue reading

There’s Humanitarian Crisis In Communities Liberated From Boko Haram – UN

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The United Nations on Tuesday confirmed that at least 16 local governments initially occupied by the Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria have been liberated by Nigerian forces. Continue reading

Gunmen Kill Chinese, 3 Others In Nasarawa

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Gunmen on Monday ambushed and killed four workers of a mining company, including a Chinese at Alongani village in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Continue reading

N4.7bn Fraud: Obanikoro Returns N134m, Promises To Repay N450m In 2017

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A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, accused of receiving N4.7bn slush funds from the Office of the National Security Adviser under the leadership of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on Monday returned a paltry N30million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Continue reading

Michelle Will Never Run For President – Obama

For anyone who might like to see Michelle Obama run for president as a Democrat, it’s time to rein in that early enthusiasm. Or so says her husband, President Barack Obama. Continue reading

I Approved DSS Midnight Raids & Arrest Of Judges – AGF Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami on Tuesday said he approved the controversial midnight raids and arrest of judges in early October, arguing that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had no exclusive rights to any investigations, including matters relating solely to financial crimes. Continue reading

Two Burnt To Death In Imo For Stealing motorcycle

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There was another disturbing case of jungle justice on Monday as two young men were set ablaze in Umuguma in the Owerri West local Government area of Imo State for allegedly stealing a brand new motorcycle from a commercial motorcyclist. Continue reading

48-Hour Pilots Strike Cripples Lufthansa Flights

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German airline Lufthansa said it had slashed 800 flights Tuesday as pilots walked out for a 48-hour strike following a four-day stoppage last week in a long-running pay dispute. Continue reading

Mourinho In A Surprise Move For Mikel Obi

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho is set lure John Mikel Obi, who he signed as a 19-year-old from Lyn Oslo to Old Trafford in a surprise signing during the January window. Continue reading

Updated: Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashes

A plane carrying finalists for the South American football championship has reportedly crashed in Colombia.The British Aerospace 146 jet was reportedly carrying 81 passengers, including members of a Brazilian football team, Chapocoense.

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