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Jang sues Dariye for libel, seeks N10bn

Plateau State Governor, Mr. Jonah Jang, has dragged his predecessor, Senator Joshua Dariye, before the court. The governor is demanding a N10bn compensation for libel and defamation of character. Joined in the suit is Beacon Newspapers, published in Jos, the state capital. In a suit filed at Jos High Court, Jang, through his counsel, Sunday […]

NGF crisis: Obasanjo peace move crumbles

THE efforts of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to douse the tension among the governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have failed. Obasanjo met with the governors on Tuesday night at the Presidential Villa, Abuja to intervene in the crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. A major decision at the meeting was […]

Mandela Challenge: Nigeria whip S’Afica 2-0

In a spate of six months, Nigeria lifted a second trophy on South African soil after the Super Eagles defeated hosts Bafana Bafana 2-0 in the 2013 Nelson Mandela Challenge on Wednesday night. The first trophy was won in February when they grabbed the African Nations Cup under the same coach, Stephen Keshi. The first […]

Jonathan, a drowning President –El-Rufai (Until he pays you, then he will be a floating president)

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has described President Goodluck Jonathan as a drowning President, who distorts facts. El-Rufai, in a statement on Wednesday, insisted that Jonathan had resorted to ethnic and religious politics to score some political points. The President’s spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, on Sunday described el-Rufai as […]

B’Haram deputy leader, father killed – Military

A key member of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, Momogu Bama,  has been killed by  the Joint Task Force in Borno State. He met his death the same day with his  father,   Alhaji Abatcha Flatari, described as one of the spiritual leaders of the sect  in an operation  between the sect members and the […]

Fani-Kayode reacts to US’ claim that Al Qaeda, ISIS planning to infiltrate South


PDP asks Oshiomhole to produce primary six certificate


Nigeria applying for another $3b Chinese loan – Amaechi

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