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George Weah: A footballer’s leap to presidential palace

Chux Ohai Retired football star, George Weah, won the run-off presidential election in Liberia on Thursday to emerge the 25th President of that country. The star, who was born on October 1, 1966, and who was the candidate of the Congress for Democratic Change, the same party that he founded in 2003, won 13 out […]

Bauchi youths accost Dogara, demand ‘Christmas money’

— 31st December 2017 (By Paul Orude – BAUCHI) Some youth, in Bauchi, on Sunday, accosted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, along the Bauchi-Tafawa Balewa Road to demand for money from the number four citizen. The violent-looking youths  mounted roadblocks around Kagadama area of Yelwa at about 3:00 pm as Dogara’s convoy, […]

Lagos: Boy, 7, dies after mum allegedly pours hot water on him for losing N200

A woman has been accused of killing her seven-year-old son by pouring hot water on him over a missing N200. An Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ court on Friday remanded Mary Eze in Ikoyi prison for the alleged offence. The accused, 40, a petty trader, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Oluyemisi Adelaja, on a charge of […]

Much to do about tithing

Deji Yesufu Very few people know that the controversy on tithes in Nigeria is coming exactly 500 years after a major controversy in Western Christendom. This controversy saw the emergence of the Protestant churches from within the Roman Catholic Church. On October 31, 2017, it was exactly 500 years that Martin Luther nailed 95 theses […]

Bike Accident: Presidency denies flying Buhari’s son, Yusuf, to Germany

  The Presidency has dismissed as ‘fake news’ an online story that the President’s son, Yusuf Buhari was flown out of the country early Thursday morning following his severe head injury in a bike accident. An online media outfit, TheCable, on Thursday reported that Buhari had been flown to Germany over thehead injury he sustained […]

Louisiana man charged in ‘Nigerian prince’ internet scam

SLIDELL, La. –  Police in New Orleans have arrested a 67-year-old man after they say he helped swindle people out of thousands of dollars as a middleman in a “Nigerian prince” internet scam. The New Orleans Advocate reports that Michael Neu, of Slidell, is facing 269 counts of wire fraud and one count of money […]

Botswana queen wins Miss Africa beauty pageant 2017

Botswana queen, Gaseangwe Balopi, 21, has won the second edition of the Miss Africa beauty pageant hosted by the Cross River Government. Balopi emerged the 2017 African queen at the keenly contested event after a fourth round of appearances in different attires by 25 contestants. The red carpet event started at round 10.45 pm on […]

China waives visas for nationals of 53 countries

China on Thursday waived visas for visitors from 53 countries to Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei for up to six days, state media said on Thursday. People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party, said visitors must enter and exit from one of the six ports. According to the Economic Times, the waiver goes into effect from […]

US agrees to sell 12 Super Tucano planes to Nigeria

The United States has formally agreed to sell 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and other weapons, including bombs to Nigeria. The U.S. ambassador to Nigeria presented letters of offer and acceptance to Nigeria’s air force on Wednesday, the air force said in a statement. It said the U.S. State Department had approved the sale and […]

Why we abandoned Abuja stadium – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had to play most national teams’ games outside the Abuja National Stadium due to a lack of facilities there. NFF Secretary-General Mohammed Sanusi told the News Agency of Nigeria that the national stadium currently lacks the necessary facilities for the teams to play conveniently. However, he said some states […]

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