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FIFA ranking: Eagles move one step up

Nigeria has moved up one place in the latest Fifa rankings released on Thursday, March 3. Super Eagles are ranked 62nd in the world and 11th in Africa. The three-time African champions occupied the 63rd spot in the world and 12th in Africa for the month of January. In Africa, Cape Verde are on top […]

Tambuwal orders investigation into abduction of 14-yr-old girl in Sokoto

By Emma Nnadozie, Jimoh Babatunde & Peter Duru Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed the state’s Human Rights Commission to wade into the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old Miss Patience Paul, on August 12, 2015. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, This came as Pan-Idoma group, Opiatoha K ‘Idoma, yesterday, pleaded with the […]

Lagos school girls’ abduction: Negotiation over ransom ongoing

By Evelyn Usman, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Ebun Sessou, Bose Adelaja & Josephine Agbonkhese LAGOS—Tension is still mounting at Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, following the delay in the release of the three Senior Secondary School girls abducted by gunmen Tuesday night. School-2This is just as one of the girls was said to have fallen ill […]

I’m ready for trial to clear my name, but… – Dasuki (You still have a name?)

Accuses FG of denying him access to lawyers ABUJA—Former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), has restated his desire to have free access to his lawyers to enable him defend himself and clear allegations on the criminal charges of unlawful possession of fire arms brought against him by the Federal Government. Dasuki told […]

Senator Dino Melaye insults Mrs. Lara Oshiomole, Edo gov’s Cape Verdian wife

By Anozie Egole Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, has been berated over his uncomplimentary remarks about the wife of Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Mrs Iara Oshiomhole.Dino-Oshobaba Melaye, who represents Kogi-West senatorial district, while contributing to a motion by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, which advocated the patronising of products […]

20-yr-old Nigerian claims to be Irish, defrauds American woman of $64k

By Bartholomew Madukwe An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Isa Mohammed, yesterday told a Lagos High Court in Ikeja, how a 20-year-old man, Osaze Akhigbe, obtained $64,000 from an American, Jolanta Kasza, by claiming to be an Irish who wanted to marry her in Nigeria. Akhigbe, who was arraigned alongside Ndekwu […]

FIFA plaque excites Enyeama

FIFA plaque excites Enyeama Vincent Enyeama     TOP HEADLINES       Idris Adesina   Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, on Tuesday expressed his excitement over his FIFA 16 Ultimate Team of the Week plaque.   The Lille goalkeeper was picked as the goalkeeper for the Week 24 Team by the football body. Enyeama […]

Benue: Another 14-year-old Benue girl kidnapped in Sokoto, allegedly housed by Sultan

Another 14-year-old Benue girl kidnapped in Sokoto, allegedly housed by Sultan Kidnapped Patience Adaji   advertisement undefined    TOP HEADLINES     BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – Despite the angry reactions that trailed the alleged kidnap of 14 year old Esse Oruru from Bayelsa state to Kano, relations of another missing 14 year old girl, […]

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