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Nigeria win seventh AYC title – Beat host Senegal 1-0

Idris Adesina   • (1) Flying Eagles before their semi-final match against Ghana (2) The Under-20 Cup won by Nigeria at the African Youth Championship in Senegal … on Sunday. | credits: AFP   advertisement                 Nigeria became the first side to win the African Youth Championship for […]

Seven killed, 23 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

Corp Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi Seven passengers reportedly died while 23 others were injured in a multiple accident which occurred at Danco filling station area along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday. It was gathered that those that died were four males and three females. The accident, our correspondent learnt, involved four vehicles – a […]

B’Haram: Nigeria pays Chadian, Nigerien soldiers N146m monthly

Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen. Kenneth Minimah Nigeria is bearing the financial burden of the operations by multinational forces against Boko Haram insurgents, findings by The PUNCH on Sunday have revealed. The troops from Nigeria’s neighbours – Chad and Niger – it was learnt   in Abuja, receive N146.25m monthly as pocket and feeding allowances […]

Amaechi’s deputy, Ikuru, defects to PDP

Rivers State Deputy Governor, Tele Ikuru | credits: http://upload.wikimedia.org A crack has appeared in the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State as Deputy Governor Tele Ikuru on Sunday announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party. Ikuru, who has worked with   Governor Rotimi Amaechi for about eight years, may be received by President Goodluck Jonathan […]

Wike pays Jonathan’s wife N199m monthly, Amaechi alleges

Nyesom Wike RIVERS State Governor and Director-General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Chief Nyesom Wike, of giving $1m (N199m) monthly to the wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Amaechi, who spoke on Saturday at a praise […]

Death threat: Enugu bishops meet Mbaka

  Ejike Mbaka | credits: http://www.vanguardngr.com/ The Catholic Diocese of Enugu, which oversees the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka-led Adoration Ministry, has said it will meet with the cleric today to investigate his claim that President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience, want him dead. This is as the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria on Saturday said […]

Nigerian soldiers afraid of recaptured Boko Haram towns —Chad

Chadian and Nigerien troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East are reportedly begging their Nigerian counterparts to take over towns recaptured from the sect. Nigerian authorities had announced that troops had recaptured all towns occupied by members of the terrorist group in Adamawa and Yobe states, remaining Borno, the last of the three north-eastern […]

I regret not impeaching Obasanjo – Na’Abba

  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, in this interview with JOHN ALECHENU, speaks about his trials, regrets, triumphs and joining the All Progressives Congress What have you been doing ever since you left the forefront of Nigerian politics? I have been […]

Jonathan has ordered EFCC to arrest Tinubu –APC

The All Progressives Congress on Saturday raised the alarm that the Federal Government and the Peoples Democratic Party have sent a red alert to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to arrest one of its national leaders, Bola Tinubu. The party alleged that President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration was bent on decimating the major opposition party […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

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