April 25, 2014
By Chesa Chesa / Snr Correspondent, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday reassured the global community of the safety of all participants in next month’s World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja. Receiving China’s new Ambassador to Nigeria, Gu Xiaojie, who presented his letters of credence to him at the Presidential Villa, Jonathan said the security […]
The 20 best SS3 students in the 2012/2013 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) from Oyo State, on Wednesday, departed for the United Kingdom for a 10-day leadership training programme. The leadership training is being organised by the wife of the governor of Ogun State, Olufunso Amosun, in partnership with The Buckwood School, […]
By Yaqoub Popoola,Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti THE Ekiti State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that its members might resort to self-help if the Police fail to curtail the alleged persistent siege on its members by suspected Labour Party thugs. At a press conference in Ado Ekiti on the lingering crises between the two parties […]
By Akinwunmi KingSnr Reporter, Lagos A former Director of the State Security Service (SSS), Mike Ejiofor, on Thursday criticised Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, for accusing the Federal Government of carrying out genocide against people in Northern states While describing Nyako’s comments as unfortunate, Ejiofor expressed the view that the Governor was supposed to instil […]
By Francis OnoiribholoBureau Chief, Benin The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State occasioned by the ongoing congresses nose dived on Thursday, as a group comprising top leaders of the party in the state are now asking for, among other things, the cancellation of the party registration and the ward and local […]
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By Emeka Okafor Special Correspondent, Umuahia A constitutional lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has said that the resolutions passed by delegates to the ongoing national conference would be meaningless except there is a legal backing that to make it binding on the people. Speaking with newsmen in Umuahia, Prof. Nwabueze who […]
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NO CLUBS will be excluded from the Champions League or Europa League for breaching financial fair play rules, says UEFA president Michel Platini.
FRANK LAMPARD is set to sign a new one-year deal with Chelsea in the next 10 days.
GARRY MONK hopes his future at Swansea will be resolved as early as next week.
HISTORY usually gets to be written by the victors. But in the case of David Moyes there has even been a cruel and unwarranted downgrading of the success of his 11 years at Everton.
The actress hid her growing baby bump in a free multicolored dress to a DSTV function this evening.
The extraordinary National Security Council meeting convened today by President Jonathan has ended with all members calling on all Nigerians to be security concious at all times saying security matter is one that concerns everyone. The council advoca…
A two-storey building under construction on Sea Beach lane at Oworonsoki, a suburb in Lagos state collapsed today April 24th leaving 4 children and 6 adults with various degrees of injury. Reports say the children were on the site to help with menia…
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Lagos – A 53-year old woman and her two children on Thursday appeared before an Ojokoro Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with beating up a tenant with plank. The defendants, Hannah Oyebola; 53, Dupe Akintona; 29, and Sunday Oyebola; 27, are facing two-count charge of assault and breach of peace. The prosecutor, Insp Lugard Ahonle, told […]
Abuja – An Abuja Grade 1 Area Court in Kado on Thursday ordered one Alade Afolabi to be given six strokes of the cane for attempt to commit an offence. The accused, 21, of no fixed address, neither pleaded not guilty nor guilty to the charge after the First Information Report (FIR) was read. The presiding […]
No fewer than 10 persons escaped death after a two-storey building under construction at 11 Sand Beach lanes off Alonge Street, Oworonshoki, Kosofe Local Government, collapsed at the early hours of Thursday. Vanguard gathered that the workers were busy on the construction when the building caved-in on them at about 11:00 am, leaving 10 construction […]
RAMIRES will miss Chelsea’s crunch clash with Liverpool as well as their remaining two games of the Premier League season after the FA sanctioned him with a four-game ban.
PETR CECH believes Chelsea will still have had a successful season even if they finish the campaign empty-handed.
CHRIS WADDLE has questioned whether Carlo Ancelotti would want to leave Real Madrid to replace David Moyes at Manchester United.