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Boko Haram Sponsorship: Probe Ihejirika, Sheriff, group tells FG

Ali Modu Sheriff

A civil rights organization, Citizens Arise Movement of Nigeria, has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum within which it should set up an independent panel to investigate the alleged involvement of former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. (Retd) Patrick Ihejirika and former Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Modu Sheriff in the sponsorship of Boko […]

Back To School: Obasanjo seeks more knowledge, registers for PhD programme at NOUN

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Lagos – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday formally registered for a Master of Arts (MA) and PhD degrees at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Obasanjo, 77, registered to study Christian Theology in the School of Arts and Social Sciences of the university. The former president was among students, who graduated at the […]

I didn’t send police after him – Dr. Keye Abiona


What do you do in the University of Ibadan? I am a lecturer in the Adult Education Department in the UI. I am also a playwright and I’m involved in other aspects of creative writing. I am a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors and Playwrights Association of Nigeria. Olalemi accused you of using […]

Enugu PDP crisis: Court asked to join Muazu, others

Adamu Muazu - PDP National Chairman

An Enugu Federal High Court has been asked to join the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, and members of the party’s National Working Committee, as co-defendants in a legal dispute over the leadership of the party in Enugu State. In the suit, a former National Auditor of the PDP, Mr. […]

Breaking news: Amaju wins NFF election


Amaju Pinnick wins with 24 votes Amaju Pinnick 24 Taiwo Ogunjobi 9 Domini Iofa 6 Amanze Uchegbulam 4

You Must Read This: Cardinal Okogie Spoke The Truth On Jonathan By Wumi Akintide

Dr. Wumi Akintide

. He is damn lucky to have been hand-picked by Obasanjo to run on the same ticket with Umaru Yar Adua. How I wish most of our Nigerian men of God are like Cardinal Okogie! That man is retired as the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Lagos but he is far from tired. He is as […]

Nigerian Players Don’t Care If They Win Or Lose – Samson Siasia

Samson Siasia - Nigeria's new Super Eagles Football Coach

Former coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, says the indifference of Nigeria’s football administrators to the well-being of players is the reason they don’t everything when representing the country. The former Eagles striker, who spoke on Sports Radio this morning, added that it is unfortunate that since Osaze Odemwingie was sidelined with a lengthy […]

$9.3m Money Laundering Scandal: Oritsejafor Breached The Law – Falana

Human Right Activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN)

In a statement issued in Lagos, the rights activist contended that the explanation by CAN president that the jet was leased to another company is an admission of the breach of the law. Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, on Monday said the President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, whose private jet […]

Nigeria’s parliament through the years


As Nigeria celebrates its 54th Independence Anniversary, it is pertinent to note that while the nation is expected to have advanced in democratic practice in all its forms and ramifications, the Legislature, which is the live-wire of democracy, is still grappling with the challenges of over-sighting the activities of the executive arm of government. Leadership […]

Ebola Virus: Disease surveillance system strong in Oyo —UCH CMD •Why Nigeria still at risk —Virologist


The Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Temitope Alonge, said on Monday, that disease surveillance system had been strong in Oyo State. Alonge told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Ibadan that, as a result of this strong surveillance system, any endemic situation in the area could be curtailed. […]

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