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AGN: Ibinabo appeals judgement, gets support of practitioners

on March 18, 2015 / in Entertainment, News 5:30 pm / Comments By ANOZIE EGOLE The first female president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberisima, has appealed the judgement of Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Lagos, that nullified her election as the president of the guild. The River State […]

Nigeria’s first female presidential candidate done with ‘cheerleading’

The two main candidates for the governorship of Nigeria’s Lagos state took to the stage, making a flurry of promises to the all-female audience at the select Cosmopolitan Women’s Club. The men even pledged a 35 percent quota of women in the state government and initiatives on girls’ education. But when Remi Sonaiya — the […]

Pregnant fake police officer remanded over alleged theft of N4.5m vehicle

ABEOKUTA— An Abeokuta Chief Magistrate’s Court, sitting at Isabo has remanded a 35-year-old pregnant fake police officer, Iyabo Ojulari-Abideen, in prison custody over alleged theft of Honda Accord valued at N4.5 million. The police prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Eigbejiale, told the court that the accused committed the offences on October 20, 2014, at Opic Roundabout, Oke-Ilewo, […]

Teenage girl docked for N5m jewelry theft

A teenager, Mary Ogah, was yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing gold jewelry valued at N5 million. This came as the police also charged a 27-year-old man, Okechukwu Okafor, before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing from one Mr. Ugochukwu Ojukwu three printing machines, four registered vehicles, […]

I, cabinet members ‘ll declare assets if elected—BUHARI

By Austin Ogwuda Enugu—PRESIDENTIAL candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has promised to declare his assets and liabilities once elected and sworn into office. Other members of his cabinet and appointees, he said, would be asked to toe the same line. Buhari spoke through APC spokesman in South-East zone, Mr. Osita […]

Defeating Boko Haram with mercenaries

Defeating Boko Haram with mercenaries March 19, 2015 By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu LET me first start, that like all Nigerian patriots, I feel happy that in a few weeks, the Nigerian Army and allies from Chad and Niger, inflicted backbreaking blows on the Boko Haram insurgency. As a result, many communities hitherto occupied by the […]

Aisha Buhari opens up on how Tinubu helped her husband

Aisha Buhari opens up on how Tinubu helped her husband By Gbenga Oke Hajia Aisha Buhari, yesterday, opened up on the sacrificial support of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on her husband’s presidential aspiration, affirming that Tinubu’s support has brought Muhammadu Buhari’s ten-year presidential quest to near actualisation. Aisha spoke as Tinubu declared that President Goodluck Jonathan’s […]

Mali rejects Keshi, appoints Frenchman Alain Giresse as manager

The dream of out of contract Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi to return to Mali Eagles as coach has been terminated with the appointment of Frenchman Alain Giresse by the Mali Football Federation yesterday. Giresse who is making a second stint as Mali coach is expected to sign a two-year contract today, that country’s football federation […]

Flying Eagles beat Black Satellites 2- 0, qualify for finals of AYC

  F/Eagles book final ticket The Flying Eagles beat Ghana 2-0 Wednesday at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar, to reach the final of the 19th edition of the African U-20 Championship. A goal in each half from Obinna Nwobodo and Musa Muhammed ensured Nigeria confirmed their place in the ultimate game of the […]

Jonathan assigns portfolios to eight new ministers –

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and seven others who were recently confirmed by the Senate as minister were, Wednesday, assinged portfolios by President Goodluck Jonathan. The President assigned to Mr. Kenneth Kobani (State, Industry, Trade and Investment); Senator Patricia Akwashiki (Information); Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Foreign Affairs II); Prof. Nicholas Ada (State, Foreign Affairs I); Col. Augustine […]

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