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Anthony Joshua Likely To Face Klitschko In Cardiff On Oct. 28

A rematch between unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko could take place at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in October. It will be recalled that Joshua stopped Klitschko at Wembley in April to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown. Oct. 28 could be a potential date for the rematch, with the…

Oshiomhole’s wife‎, 334 other foreigners get Nigerian citizenship

A total of 335 foreign nationals were on Tuesday in Abuja granted citizenship by the Federal Government after statutory clearance and due diligence by the relevant security agencies.‎ ‎ The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau,‎ who presented the certificates of citizenship to the foreigners, charged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria. The…

Dasuki’s absence stalls trial, case adjourned until May 17

The absence of retired Col. Sambo Dasuki on Tuesday stalled his trial in a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama. Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser (NSA) to former President Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 19-count charge, bordering on diversion of about N13.6 billion. He is…

Wizkid, Tekno, Davido make 2017 award list

Ace Nigerian singers Wizkid,Tekno and Davido have been nominated for the ‘Best International Act Africa’ category of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. According to the list of nominees released by the organisers on bet.com on Monday,four Nigerian singers, including Mr Eazi, and three South AfricanS and a Ghanaian artistes…

Paris club refund: Governors battle ready with FG over delay in payment

The battle line may have been drawn between the 36 state governors and the Federal government over the withholding of the $3.45bn second tranche of the London-Paris Club loan refund. It is believed the delay in releasing the money may be connected to the mismanagement of the first tranche following the ongoing probe of N19billion and $86.5million…

The anti corruption fight is uncoordinated under Buhari -Saraki

The Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday has slammed the anti-corruption fight of President Muhammadu Buhari, declaring it a mere circus show. He further said that the agencies mandated to coordinate the war on corruption are bowing to pressure and putting up entertainment for Nigerians rather than do the proper thing and put a stop…

Senate President, Saraki Speaks On How To Win Against Corruption

The Speaker of the Nigerian National Assembly, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has in a statement released disclosed some guidelines which might ultimately held the country deal with corruption. The Senate president in the statement released noted that the nation needs to prioritize deterrence over punishment in order to permanently win the ongoing war against corruption….

Fayose Removes PDP logo from campaign billboards, Set To Dump party

The Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose may be set to ditch the People’s Democratic Party ahead of next year’s governorship election. Media reports have it that Fayose has removed the logo and name of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from his campaign office at Olora junction, Adebayo, Ado- Ekiti with the one storey building being repainted…

Saraki, Patience Jonathan, others, shut down Abuja for Dino Melaye’s book launch

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, former First Lady, Dr. Dame Patience Jonathan and other political juggernauts, have shut down Abuja, for the book launch of Senator Dino Melaye. The book, titled ‘Antidotes for Corruption’, which is divided into 14 chapters…

“I Thought They Put AC Outside” Says Olajumoke Arriving In South Africa.

Feeling the chill: Former breadseller-turned-model, Olajumoke Orisaguna is in Johannesburg, South Africa. She arrived two days ago and shivers as she heads out into the cold in her skimpy ensemble, but was seen shivering as she made her way towards her waiting car. Her team has decided to help her travel to some parts of…

After 39 Years in Prison for Crime He Didn’t Commit, Innocent Man Is Released.

An innocent man who was thrown into prison for allegedly murdering another man has been released after serving 39 years for a crime he didn’t commit. Ricky (middle) thanking his stars Since 1989, 2,005 people have been exonerated from prison in the U.S. Ricky is one of those exonerated – after serving nearly 40 years…

Photos Of Golden Mansion Comedian I Go Dye Built For His Mummy

  Ace Comedian, ‘I Go Dye’ who recently bought an expensive, multi-million and heavenly mansion for his mother took to Instagram to narrate how he lived in a one-room apartment with his mum. He wrote; “Reminiscing on this picture,takes me way back to a journey, that saw me living with my mother in one room….

I Don’t Want to be Biafra President – Nnamdi Kanu

As reports and insinuations continue to make rounds online alleging that Nnamdi Kanu is fighting to be president when the Republic of Biafra is eventually actualized, the IPOB leader has replied his critics. Nnamdi Kanu The embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, disclosed that contrary to insinuations in some…

Photos of 92-year-old Ex-President, Shehu Shagari

Shehu Shagari, who served as the first and only President of Nigeria’s Second Republic, has been pictured in the public as old age continues to take a toll on him. Shehu Shagari Photos have emerged online showing 92-year-old former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, being helped by his aides as he boarded a plane…

14-year-old Girl Reveals How She Was Made A Suicide Bomber

A girl who was allegedly used by Boko Haram to try to blow up suicide bomb targets, has opened up on what happened to her. The suspected suicide bomber A 14-year-old female suspected suicide bomber has revealed that Boko Haram leaders chose her to detonate an improvised explosive device in Maiduguri because she refused to…

Ikoyi Loot: FG Sacks NIA’s Director of Finance

A probe into the stray Osborne funds in Lagos has exposed another government official who was relieved of his duties.   A section of the Osborne, Ikoyi – Lagos As the Presidential Committee investigating the source and ownership of the N15 billion discovered in an apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos State prepares to wind…

Macron promises new order in France

Emmanuel Macron yesterday promised to restore France’s global standing, as he was inaugurated as the country’s youngest president. He is 39. At an elaborate ceremony at the Élysée Palace in Paris, he said his presidency would “give the French back the confidence to believe in themselves”. He vowed to see the EU “reformed and relaunched”…

FG Has Something to Hide – A Chibok Girl’s Uncle Makes Revelations

While speaking with Al Jazeerah, an uncle of one of the rescued Chibok girls said since his niece was released, his family have not been allowed to meet with her or speak to her on her experiences at the Boko Haram camp. Peter Joseph who is an Uncle to one of the 21 Chibok School…

Buhari’s Top Aide in Trouble Over Attempt to Usurp Osinbajo’s Powers.

The alleged power struggle between the widely-reported Aso Rock Cabal and the political heavyweights from the South-West, have continued over a new role to usurp the powers of the acting president. President Buhari Vanguard newspaper has exclusively reported that a top aide of President Muhammadu Buhari is in trouble over the role he allegedly played…

Buhari is not dead – Presidency Reacts To Speculations.

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has insisted that nothing unpleasant has happened to his principal. Shehu stated this on Sunday while reacting to speculations on social media that Buhari had died. He described the stories as “baseless rumour”, urging Nigerians to disregard them. “Baseless rumors are trending…

Tinubu, Jonathan sit side-by-side at IBB daughter’s wedding (PHOTOS)

Former president Goodluck Jonathan and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), sat side-by-side on Friday at the wedding of Halimat, last daughter of Ibrahim Babangida. This is probably the first time the duo would be that close for hours since Tinubu led the APC team to oust Jonathan from power…

Report Says Nigeria exports More Footballers Than Any African Country

CIES Football observatory has ranked Nigeria first on the list of expatriate footballers on the African continent, ahead of Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Nigeria is ninth on the world list. The 25th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Monthly Report, analyzes the presence of expatriate footballers in 137 leagues of 93 national associations…

Police IG Calls For Recruit Additional 50,000 Policemen By Nigerian Government

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to recruit additional 50,000 persons into the force. According to the police boss, the call for recruitment became imperative to attain the UN requirement of 1 police officer to 400 citizens of a country. Idris made this plea while speaking…

Labour Threatens Nationwide Strike Over Minimum wage Issues

The o​rganised labour has threatened a nationwide strike if the government failed to begin process of reviewing the workers’ minimum wage​. ​On Thursday, the National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), an affiliate member of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), in Kaduna ​warned that labour may shut down Nigeria. NUTGTWN National…

2face Idibia Asks Blackface to Apologize or Get Sued.

Hip-hop star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2face, has asked his former band mate Blackface to apologize or get sued. In a letter sent through his lawyers, Seun Omotoba & Co, 2face demanded that Blackface apologizes for all the defamatory remarks he had made about him. The letter dated May 5, gave Blackface a one-week…

Nigeria’s Keystone Bank Renovate Branches Nationwide

On the heels of the announcement of the successful sale of Keystone Bank Limited and the promise of the new investors to take active steps towards turning around its operations in order to become more competitive in the sector, it appears the management of the Bank has proceeded on a drive to give a face-lift…

Uneasiness In Abia As Supreme Court Rules on Ikpeazu vs Ogah Today

There is palpable tension in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, and other major towns ahead of today’s judgement by the Supreme Court on the Abia State governorship election. The case was filed by Uche Ogah who is accusing Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of allegedly submitting false tax information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Ikpeazu…

UN seeks $900m for Somalia

The UN is seeking a further 900 million dollars this year for Somalia, where more than six million people need humanitarian assistance and 275,000 malnourished children are at risk of starvation. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday as he presented revised humanitarian response plan. “UN is seeking an additional 900 million dollars to…