April 20, 2014

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Happy Easter, Everyone!!

Wishing everyone all the special things you most enjoy for Easter and always! God bless you and yours. Have a blessed and happy Easter!

Why Presidency may not name B’Haram’s sponsors

By Stella Omona, Hassan Zagi (Abuja) and Ekene Okoro (Lagos) As Boko Haram continues  to kill hundreds of people in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states and Abuja in several attacks, the need for the Presidency to name their sponsors  with a view to bringing them to book has remained a stormy issue. However, President Goodluck […]

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APC has not picked presidential candidate –Akande

By Temidayo Akinsuyi and Ekene Okoro, Lagos Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande, has denied claims that his party has already penciled down two of its national leaders as its presidential candidates for the 2015 general elections. There are widespread rumours that the party leadership has settled for former Head […]

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Easter: We must overcome, Jonathan assures Nigerians

By Chesa Chesa, Celestine Okafor, Rotimi Akinwunmi (Abuja) and Emmanuel Nzomiwu (Awka)  As Nigerian Christians join others in parts of the world to celebrate the Easter today, President Goodluck Jonathan has enjoined the citizens not to waver in their faith in the ability of his administration and the country to overcome the prevailing challenges of […]

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Police arrest Nigerien with 1,000 passport photographs in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command has arrested a middle-aged Nigerien for allegedly being  in possession of more than 1,000 passport photographs of young boys. The News Agency of  Nigeria (NAN) reports that also found on the suspect  were a camera and several forms. The spokesman  of the command, Muyiwa Adebajo, said in a statement in Abeokuta […]

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Ekweremadu seeks review of Nigeria’s policing system

By Celestine Okafor Assistant Editor, Abuja Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has canvassed for the immediate review of the nation’s policing system, stating that it has become imperative to tame the menace of insecurity in the country through a multi-level approach. Ekweremadu made the call on Saturday during an interaction with newsmen when he visited […]

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League Two round-up: Pompey rise and shine

PORTSMOUTH moved closer to safety yesterday with a crucial 3-2 win over struggling BRISTOL ROVERS, who are now 22nd, just one place above the second relegation spot thanks only to goal difference.

EXCLUSIVE: Diego 'costly' Costa is top of Jose wish list

CHELSEA will launch NEXT season’s assault on Europe with a bid for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa that could be £80million.

Return to Goodison Park is the perfect day for Wayne Rooney to prove his greatness

WAYNE ROONEY returns to Goodison Park today under the radar for once, with the focus on the other Everton old boys – manager David Moyes and £27.5million Marouane Fellaini.

EXCLUSIVE: Diego Costa is top of Jose Mourinho's wish list in deal that could cost £80m

CHELSEA will launch NEXT season’s assault on Europe with a bid for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa that could be £80million.

Reviving the Red dynasty! Rodgers plans to build on legacy of Anfield’s glorious history

AT a time of poignant Liverpool memories, Brendan Rodgers allows himself to recall some family values which could prove heartrending in the coming weeks.

EXCLUSIVE: Controversial Newcastle star Hatem Ben Arfa in bust-up with Alan Pardew

TOON favourite Hatem Ben Arfa was last week sent packing to his native France after a heated row with manager Alan Pardew.

The Luis Cannon! Lone striker Luis Suarez tipped to run riot in title march

LIVERPOOL are banking on Luis Suarez to go it alone as they looks to land the club’s first league title in 24 years.

Hull winger George Boyd: Best Tiger feat in history

HULL midfielder George Boyd believes the club is enjoying the best season in its history.

Hammers’ Tombides tribute

WEST HAM fans said an emotional farewell to young striker Dylan Tombides, who lost a brave battle against cancer after travelling from Australia to live his football dream.

Managers David Moyes and Manuel Pellegrini worry for World-weary stars

TWO top Premier League managers have warned of the risk of World Cup burn-out for their stars.

Sandro takes on Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood

UNDER-FIRE Tottenham coach Tim Sherwood suffered another blow last night – from one of his players.

EXCLUSIVE: Unhappy Gus Poyet set for exit at Sunderland

GUS POYET could become the top flight’s latest managerial casualty despite Sunderland’s shock 2-1 win at Chelsea.

Gareth Barry: 'Manchester City made a mistake to loan me out!'

ENGLAND midfielder Gareth Barry has told Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini he was wrong to loan him to Everton.

Seyi Sodimu releases brand new music – Pele Pele

Seyi Sodimu the Nigerian born International artiste now based in Nigeria, has released a brand new single titled ( pele pele ) which is a re-make of Ebenezer Obey’s {ore mi se pele pele}. Seyi, who is one of the pioneers of the new Nigerian musi…