Coach Cuper sets Egypt squad for Nigeria clash

The Pharaohs lost to Jordan before beating Libya amid preparations for the Nigeria match in the 2017 Cup of Nations’ qualifiers Egypt coach Hector Cuper says his team benefitted greatly from …

Over 90 per cent of Nigerians are corrupt; I didn’t pocket N100m from Dasuki – Bafarawa

Two-term governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, was has stated that it would take president Muhammadu Buhari years to eliminate corruption from Nigeria. According, over 90 per cent of Nigerians …

Six die as boat capsises in Lagos

Six people have died after a commercial boat taking them to Lekki area of Lagos capsised in the Badore. The boat was on the way to Lekki from Ijede in Ikorodu …

I was not sacked by Supreme Court – Oduah

Sen. Stella Oduah On Friday in Abuja, described as “a misinterpretation”, media reports which quoted a Supreme Court judgment to have sacked her and other federal lawmakers from Anambra. Reports in …

History 30 01 2016

On January 30th 1948, Mohandas Gandhi, the world’s chief advocate of non-violence, is assassinated in New Delhi by a terrorist sponsored by a right-wing Hindu militia group. The murder came only 10 …

Fake Navy Commander arrested over theft of cars worth N13.9m

A 39-year-old self-professed Navy Commander, Adekanla Ayodele, has been accused of stealing five vehicles worth N13.9 million. The accused who duped his victims, Mr. Iredodia Obazee and Mr. Usman Muda under …

Gun, bomb attack on Shiite mosque in Saudi

Assailants bombed and opened fire on a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during weekly prayers on Friday, residents said, in the latest attack on the minority community. “They bombed the …

We won’t be distracted by Obasanjo’s letter — Reps

The chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas, has said that the House would not be distracted by criticisms by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr. Obasanjo …

Governor Bello dissolves boards, parastatals

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, Friday ordered the dissolution of government boards and parastatals in the state. The governor, in a statement through his Chief of Staff, Edward Onoja, ordered all …

Nigerian Army arrests suspected Boko Haram member in Delta

A middle-aged man suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect has been apprehended in Sapele , Delta, by officers of the 19 Battalion of Nigerian Army. The suspect, …

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