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Sunday, May 26, 2019
Major highways leading to Kaduna High Court along Independence Way in Kaduna metropolis were on Thursday shut down over the arraignment of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria also known as Shi’ite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Journalists, who trooped to the court premises to cover the case were...
No fewer than 15 persons including military personnel have been injured in suicide bomb attack at a military base on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. Two female bombers on board tricycle sneaked into the Mammy Market area of the 33 Artillery Barrack of the Nigerian Army...
Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) has expressed dismay at the order by Justice Kemakolam Ojiako of Owerri High Court to commit Ralph Uwazuruike, its leader, to prison custody for a period of one month, “in a matter that had been appealed and slated for hearing on October 2, 2019”. BIM is...
A 26-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Julius Agbaje, has won the 2018 Afriture Painting Competition. NAN reports that Agbaje, who is serving with Silverbird Arts Galleria, went home with the star prize — a cheque of $2,500. The painting competition which held at Omenka Arts Gallery, Ikoyi, had Oliver...
Mr P, one half of the Okoye brothers, has stated the condition under which he can ever reunite with his brother, Paul, on stage. https://youtu.be/xnh0MuAleGw In an interview with Hot 93.3Fm, Peter Okoye, aka Mr P, who alongside his twin brother,Paul Okoye,  made up the iconic pop group, P-Square, took time out to talk on his music,...
Paul Pogba said he has become "the most-criticised player in the world" after a challenging campaign with Manchester United and now with France. Pogba set a record for the most expensive transfer when he joined United from Juventus for £89.3 million in 2016 -- one surpassed by Paris Saint-Germain's move...
Consider ICC prosecution over cutting of critical projects by lawmakers, SERAP tells Buhari Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the leadership and members of the National Assembly of “apparently engaging in crimes against humanity against millions of Nigerians by unilaterally cutting funding for critical projects such as health,...
Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday’s pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing. France will be looking for a second World Cup Group C win against Peru Thursday while...
Kids Fashion The fashionable 3-year-old everyone is talking about Today in Kids Fashion, meet the fashionable 3-year-old everyone is talking about. There is a whole niche of children on Instagram with a high sense of style at such a young age. Most of these accounts are managed by the kids' moms,...
Lionel Messi’s 31st birthday this weekend is an ominous reminder Russia may be his last World Cup and final chance to emulate fellow Argentine great Diego Maradona in lifting the ultimate prize. The diminutive Argentine captain known as “La Pulga” (The Flea), has won every club accolade imaginable with Barcelona,...
Akure—A 45-year-old native doctor, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his In-law for having the effrontery to beat up his wife, Itunu, in Ifira Akoko area of Ondo state. Reports from the families of the deceased had it that he was beaten to death with sticks and cudgels. While...
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has hit back at former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who described him as a “bad No 10”, by saying he has played in that position for some time and there have been no complaints. Mourinho played Mikel as a defensive midfielder at Stamford Bridge for...
Members of the Super Eagles have been barred from excessive use of social media as they prepare for all-important clash against Iceland. The Nigeria Football Federation first vice president, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, stated this while reacting to the players’ social media obsession. Akinwunmi, who is also the Lagos State Football Association...
Wilfred Ndidi has stated that Nigeria’s players are now looking forward to their next game against Iceland on Friday at Volgograd Arena after failing to impress in their opening 2018 World Cup tie. On Saturday, the three-time African champions succumbed 2-0 to Croatia and will have to secure a win...
Spain battled to a nervy 1-0 victory against Iran with Diego Costa registering the only goal in their second Group B match on Wednesday. Spain are now level on points with Portugal in Group B, while Iran are in third and Morocco are now eliminated following their loss earlier in...