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Rochas Okorocha Is Killing Me

After calling out the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, twice in 10 months, I gave up. The governor has the whole of Imo as his duchy and he will do what he will do. So,…


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Fifty-year-old rapes toddler to death in Katsina

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina A 50-year-old man and father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a three-year-old daughter of his neighbour to death. Sani, a…





Africa Needs To Double Infrastructure Investment – Report

Africa must double its spending on infrastructure over the coming years, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) said on Thursday, warning that overall investment in transport, energy, water and IT/communications fell back last year. In…


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Senate threatens to arrest NAHCON Boss

The Senate  Ad-Hoc Committee on National Hajj Commission and the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) on Thursday threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against the Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Muktar. According to the…



Giroud overhead kick edges Arsenal past Red Star

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League football between Belgrade (Crvena zvezda) and Arsenal, on October 19, 2017 in Belgrade. Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP Olivier Giroud scored a…



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Buhari and the stigma of sectionalism

The reformist inclination of President Muhammadu Buhari has never been helped by what has become an historical perception of sectionalism in the direction of his leadership. The damage was done during his leadership debut between…




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NEMA staff embark on indefinite strike nationwide

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Employees of the National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday embarked on a nationwide indefinite strike. It was gathered that the directive to proceed on strike was issued by the Trade Union Congress…


Heynckes happy as Mueller shines again for Bayern

Players of Bayern Munich celebrate the victory after the Champions League group B match between FC Bayern Munich and Celtic Glasgow in Munich, southern Germany, on October 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANN…



BREAKING: Evans Changes Plea To Not Guilty

File photo of Evans Suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans has pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and Kidnapping of one Dunu Donatus. The offence allegedly committed in February  2017. He had earlier…


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Buhari okays pension for Biafran police personnel

The Federal Government says it will commence the payment of pension benefits to retired war-affected police officers and their next-of-kin. The News Agency of Nigeria, which reported that this was contained in a statement by…


Unilever takes hit from hurricanes, strong euro

A view of the exterior of the Unilever building at the Weena in Rotterdam on April 6, 2017. Unilever is stopping the production of margarine, brands such as Becel, Blue Band, Bona and Zeeuws Meisje…