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Eagle Square calm ahead of independence annivasary

Abuja – Ahead of Nigeria’s 52nd anniversary of independence celebration on Oct. 1, the Eagle Square, Abuja, the usual venue of the celebrations, is calm with no sign of activity. A check  at the venue on Saturday showed that the usual rehearsals and heavy presence of security men ahead of previous celebrations were missing. The […]

Calabar Cracker: Liberia can’t secure release of Man City striker

By Solomon Nwoke THE hope of Liberia’s Lone Star launching the Manchester City striker Alex Nimely in the crunch duel against the Super Eagles on October 13, in the final round, second leg clash of the 2013 AFCON qualifier in Calabar hit the rocks Friday as the Liberian FA was unable to establish contact with […]

248 escape air mishap in Lagos as plane makes emergency landing

By DANIEL ETEGHE There was tension in the aviation industry Saturday amid speculation  that there was an incident involving a Qatar Airways Airbus 332 with 284 passengers onboard on its way to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos from Doha, Quatar. But investigations  by Sunday Vanguard revealed that the aircraft had an emergency landing […]

National Hajj Commission to resume transportation of pilgrims

Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM), says that the commission is now ready to resume the transportation of prospective pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, which it earlier suspended for two days. Bello said this at a news conference held in Abuja on Saturday to clarify issues surrounding the repatriation of some female pilgrims […]

Nigeria needs an Igbo President to march forward – Ezeife

Former Governor of Anambra  State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife in this no-holds barred interview x-rays Nigeria’s socio-economic and political development  these past 52 years and posits that the component nationalities  and other social forces in the country must fix Nigeria this time around or forget about its future. He spoke to OKEY NDIRIBE AND EMMAN OVUAKPORIE […]

Mikel Now Born Again

SUPER Eagles’ head coach, Stephen Keshi, says he includes Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi in his 38-man list for the decisive Nations Cup second leg qualifier against the Lone Star of Liberia because the player is prepared to defend the national colour. Mikel has never played for Nigeria under Stephen Keshi due to one excuse or […]

Flamingoes Descend on Colombia

NIGERIA’S U-17 Women football team, the Flamingoes will swoop on Colombia in today’s fnal Group A match of the ongoing FIFA Women U-17 World Cup in Azerbaijan which is very crucial to both countries. With four points acrued from their first two matches against Canada and host Azerbaijan, the Nigerians must avoid losing to the […]

Picture: I Don’t Like Kissing On Set, But If It’s Compulsory I’ll Do It Professionally -Judith Audu

Though many people may not readily recognise  her face, Judith Audu is not a new face in Nollywood. The graduate of French Language from the University of Lagos says she will never sleep with anybody in exchange for roles. The actress speaks with Judith Audu Adunola Oladapo on her journey so far in the industry […]

Female Student Stripped Naked For Allegedly Stealing Blackberry Phone •Man in Court For Attempted Incest Against Daughter

A female  final year student , in one of the universities in Imo State  simply identified as Chisom was on Friday stripped naked for allegedly stealing a Blackberry phone at a very popular nightclub located in Owerri metropolis . According to an  eyewitness, Chisom had removed the phone from the bag of another   colleague  in […]

Jonathan Stops Pan-Ijaw Conference

Worried by the possible implications of an all-Ijaw gathering, President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that the All-Ijaw Stakeholders’ Summit scheduled for Saturday in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital be put off indefinitely. Authoritative sources close to the organisers of the Summit told Saturday Tribune on condition of anonymity that although the president himself was billed […]

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