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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Police warn IPOB against protest in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra against street protest during the May Day celebration in Abuja on Monday. The command in a statement on Sunday by its spokesman, ASP Usen Omorodion said intelligence at its disposal indicated that IPOB members planned to take over Abuja streets, which it said may result in breakdown ... Read More »

Ambode tasks media practitioners on good governance

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday told media workers to live up to its major responsibility of advancing the cause of good governance while calling for a convergence between all stakeholders in the industry. Ambode, who spoke at the opening ceremony of the Biennial Convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) held in Ikeja, Lagos with the theme, A ... Read More »

UNILAG student drinks poison, commits suicide

A 100-level Business Administration student of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Ariyibi Ayomide has reportedly taken her own life after she was shamed publicly by her roommates. The Employee Relations and Human Resources Management major had been accused of taking makeup kits and clothes that didn’t belong to her. Her roommates had then taken it up against her calling her all ... Read More »

Pounded yam, ‘eba’ secret of my success – Anthony Joshua

Shortly After his win against former champion Wladimir Klitschko, British Nigerian new champion, Anthony Olaseni Joshua has spoken on his connection with his roots, Nigeria. In an Interview with Chief Executive Officer of Sportbrand Limited Nigeria/Germany, Oma Akatugba, at the Laureus World Sports Awards, Anthony revealed his plan to give back to Nigeria if given the opportunity. He also attributed some ... Read More »

IPOB gives Fayose honorary Biafra governor

The Indigenous People of Biafra has bestowed the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose with the title of  honorary governor of Biafra Republic . The group said that was in recognition of his solitary to their leader, Nnamdi Kanu and  show of courage at the court sitting in Abuja,  where the IPOB leader was granted bail. IPOB stated this in a ... Read More »

North Korea’s Kim is ‘a pretty smart cookie’, says Trump

US President Donald Trump offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him “a pretty smart cookie” in a television interview that aired Sunday. Trump’s almost admiring remarks came amid soaring tensions with North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs, with an alarmed Washington looking to China for help in reining in Kim. Trump said he ... Read More »

SERAP kicks as World Bank explains Abacha loot spending

Human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has accused the World Bank of resorting to technicalities rather than explaining how the loot recovered from late military dictator, Gen. Sanni Abacha, was spent. In a statement on Sunday by his Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale, the organisation expressed sceptism about the World Bank’s response that it “cannot locate any additional information on ... Read More »

Nigeria loses $850m to gas flaring in 2015- DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources said that Nigeria, the ninth largest gas producing nation in the world, lost over 850 million dollars to gas flaring in 2015. Mrs Pat Maseli, Deputy Director, Head, Upstream, DPR, gave the statistics at the just concluded 10th Annual Sub-Saharan Africa Oil and Gas Conference in Houston, Texas, U.S. This is according to a statement ... Read More »

Alli, Kane earn Spurs 2-0 win over Arsenal

Dele Alli and Harry Kane kept Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title hunt as their side torpedoed Arsenal 2-0 in White Hart Lane’s last north London derby on Sunday. Leaders Chelsea extended their advantage to seven points by winning 3-0 at Everton earlier in the day, but Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs cut the gap back to four points with a ... Read More »

Police arrest ex-Governor Sule Lamido

The police in Kano on Sunday  arrested the immediate past governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido. Mr. Lamido was arrested for allegedly inciting his supporters to stop the conduct of local government elections organised by the current administration of Governor Muhammad Badaru. The council elections are fixed for July 1. Mr. Lamido, who was arrested at his Sharada Kano home ... Read More »