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Barça Official: We Have Reached Agreement with Messi

FC Barcelona’s Argentine forward, Lionel Messi has reached an agreement on all points of his new contract with the Catalan football club. Barça technical secretary Robert Fernández has stated about the aforementioned. “The agreement with Messi is total,” Fernández told beIN Sports, GOAL reported. “We are just looking for the right time for the signature.” But according to the Spanish ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Nurse stabs husband to death in Lagos

An auxiliary nurse, Mrs. Folashade Idoko, has been accused of stabbing her husband to death in Lagos. The incident occurred on Sunday at their residence located at 20, Kosoko Street, Ayetoro, Oto-Awori local government area of the state. It was gathered that the deceased had suffered years of domestic violence from his wife but kept quiet. The couple had two children – ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari thanks Nigerians for husband’s return

The Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, has thanked Nigerians for their prayers and support as her husband returns back to the country after 104 days on medical trip to London. Aisha Buhari made this announcement on her official twitter handle this morning. She wrote, “As we welcome our dear President back home, I am grateful to Nigerians and ... Read More »

Nigeria suffering from incompetent leadership – Agbakoba

A former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on Mondayattributed Nigeria’s under-development to incompetent leadership. He said the country cannot attract Foreign Direct Investment (FID) when it is under a “non-performing government.” Agbakoba spoke at the second plenary session of the ongoing Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos. The session had ... Read More »

Buhari spoke the minds of Nigerians – Shehu Sani

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has said President Muhammadu Buhari spoke the mind of Nigerians in his Monday’s broadcast. Sani said on his Facebook page that President Buhari has demonstrated that he cherished the nation’s unity, peace and collective progress. The senator said: “He spoke as a nationalist and spoke my mind a hundred percent. He sent a clear message ... Read More »

Cross River: Police free abducted Pakistanis

The two Pakistanis abducted in Calabar area have been rescued by the Nigerian Police, Mr Azim Khan, Head of Chancery, Pakistan High Commission has announced. Khan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja that the Police rescued the two victims, Azeem Alikhan and Rehan Siddique and captured the kidnappers. “They were saved without any ransom paid ... Read More »

Libya stops Migrants crossing to Europe

There has been a remarkable drop in the number of migrants crossing from Libya to Europe, via Italy. According to Reuters, an armed Libyan group has been stopping migrant boats from setting off across the Mediterranean from a city west of Tripoli that has been a springboard for people smugglers. The policing of the route by the group has made ... Read More »

Solar eclipse excites millions of Americans

Millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras as the moon blacked out the sun on Monday in Oregon, the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States. After weeks of anticipation, the sight of the moon’s silhouette passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but a halo-like solar corona and causing a ... Read More »