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Sue me or leave me alone, Yar’Adua’s man tells EFCC

The former principal secretary to the late president Umaru Yar’adua, Mr. David Edevbie, has filed an action at the Federal High Court in Lagos, praying the court to either compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute him for his alleged involvement in money laundering or in the absence of any concrete evidence […]

No hope for African Pope –Benedict’s brother

Pope Benedict’s elder brother, the Rev. Georg Ratzinger has given insight into why the coveted position of Catholic Pontiff may elude Africa as the Church begins the process of appointing a new pope. Much speculation has focused on whether Benedict’s successor might come from Africa or Latin America, rather than Europe, where Roman Catholic congregations […]

Maigari uses Eagles’ victory to campaign for CAF executive position (all this after you planned to fire keshi)

Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has turned the Super Eagles’ victory at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, into a launching pad to campaign for an executive position in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Dependable source hinted Daily Sunsports yesterday that Maigari capitalized on the heavy presence of […]

Singer Goldie feared Dead!

Former Big Brother housemate and sensational singer, Goldie Harvey is dead. According to reports, Goldie, who just returned from the Grammy awards in US, Thursday night, suddenly fell ill and was taken to the Reddington Hospital, Victoria Island , where she died a few hours after, in the arms of her close friend, Denrele. Goldie… […]

Reps move to ban the use of foreign currency (They will be the first to violate it)

*Say it’s wrong for dollars, others to be freely used in Nigeria * Why Excess Crude Account is not designated in dollars — CBN * MintS earned N2 billion in 2012 By Okey Ndiribe, Henry Umoru & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA —The House of Representatives, yesterday, moved to ban the use of foreign currencies in local […]

Maina: Presidency refers dismissal to Head of Service

By KINGSLEY OMONOBI & BEN AGANDE ABUJA—The Presidency yesterday pushed the case for the dismissal of the Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, to the Head of Civil Service, saying it is the only constitutional body that could handle the case of discipline of civil servants. Special Adviser to the President […]

AFCON will lift Eagles for World Cup – Elderson

Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile has said the recent AFCON triumph will boost team confidence in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers. The Super Eagles were crowned African champions for a third time at the weekend in Johannesburg, South Africa. They are currently top of a qualifying group for the World Cup that has Malawi, Namibia and […]

Afcon: New dawn for Nigerian soccer

By JOHN EGBOKHAN Triumphant Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has said that he hopes that Nigeria’s success at the 2013 AFCON in South Africa would usher in a new dawn of glory for soccer in the country. Keshi, against all odds, weekend, led a new crop of Eagles, comprising six players playing their professio0nal soccer […]

INEC pledges freest poll in 2015

ENUGU—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is determined to conduct free, fair and credible elections in 2015 and beyond, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Enugu State, Dr Lawrence Azubuike, has said. Azubuike who gave the assurance in Enugu at a capacity building workshop which the commission organised for the commission’s staff in Enugu State […]

Afcon: It’s a shame we lost to Eagles -Traore (Would You have preferred losing to Enugu Rangers?)

By JOHN EGBOKHAN Burkina Faso striker, Alain Traore has said that it was a shame that the Stallions lost the final match of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa to the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Both sides had first played to a thrilling 1-1 draw in a Group C opening match but […]

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