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India invites Eagles for Nehru Cup

June 15, 2012 by Kazeem Busari The All India Football Federation has invited the Super Eagles to feature in a six-nation Nehru Cup competition scheduled to hold in New Delhi between August 16 and 26. The 15th edition of the tournament is organised as part of All India Football Federation’s platinum jubilee celebrations and is […]

Uduaghan’s abductors demand N50m

June 15, 2012 by Emmanuel Addeh, Warri Gunmen who kidnapped a cousin to the Governor of Delta State, 75-year-old Sam Uduaghan, on Thursday demanded N50m before his release. The kidnappers had struck on a day the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, was receiving patrol vehicles purchased by the state government in Asaba. Our […]

I did not mastermind bribery scandal – Jonathan

June 15, 2012 by Niyi Odebode and Olalekan Adetayo President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said there was no truth in widespread insinuation that his government was orchestrating the $620,000 bribery scandal involving the Chairman of the House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the fuel subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, and an oil businessman, Mr. Femi […]

Police quiz, detain Lawan

June 15, 2012 by John Ameh and Adelani Adepegba EMBATTLED Chairman of the fuel subsidy probe panel in the House of Representatives, Farouk Lawan, on Thursday surrendered himself to police for interrogation over the $620,000 bribe he had confessed to receiving from an oil marketer, Femi Otedola. The lawmaker was subsequently interrogated and detained along […]

Two found dead in Ilorin bush, one beheaded

Lifeless bodies of two men were discovered on Thursday at Sango area of Ilorin, Kwara State. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Fabode Olufemi, two rivalry cult groups, allegedly from Kwara State Polytechnic, clashed on Wednesday night. Olufemi said when the police were informed about the clash, they intervened. He stated that […]

S’South govs boycott PDP’s committee on Edo poll

All five Peoples Democratic Party governors boycotted the inauguration of the PDP’s committee for the July 14 Edo State governorship election in Abuja on Wednesday. Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta), Liyel Imoke (Cross River), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) and Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) were named as members of the 49-man committee saddled with the responsibility […]

Jonathan won’t stay more than eight years –Aide (Duhh)

The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters, Mr. Ahmed Gulak, has said the President won’t stay more than eight years in office. Gulak said this on Wednesday during a courtesy call on him by the North Central Women Forum led by a former member of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Amina Aliyu. […]

Bribery: Police to declare Farouk Lawan wanted

June 14, 2012 by Adelani Adepegba, Abuja  Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the probe of fuel subsidy mismanagement, Mr. Farouk Lawan | credits: File THE Chairman of the House of Representatives probe panel on fuel subsidy management, Farouk Lawal, on Wednesday failed to show up at the police headquarters for interrogation. An […]

Sanusi wears chieftaincy robe to office

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday caused a stir at the bank’s headquarters in Abuja when he appeared in his traditional chieftaincy attire. Sanusi, was last Saturday installed as the Dan Majen of Kano by the Emir of Kano Ado Bayero. The installation came barely a week after the bank […]

Ini Edo causes stir at Lagos night club

Nollywood media have reported that top actress Ini Edo was the reason a guy was thrown out of a Nigerian club last week when he tried to dance with her. “It was a bad day for a young dude on Friday, June 1 at a club in Lekki when Ini Edo showed him dancing with […]

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