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  • Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

    January 15, 2019 8:29 AM 654

    Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing

  • Abia 2019: Oshiomhole attacks APC chieftain, Ikechi Emenike over romance with Gov. Ikpeazu

    January 15, 2019 8:09 AM 653

    The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has taken a swipe at a chieftain of the party in Abia, Chief Ikechi Emenike, over his alleged romance with the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration. Oshiomhole claimed that Emenike was being sponsored by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP to cause confusion

  • Imo guber: More APC bigwigs abandon Gov. Okorocha, Nwosu

    January 15, 2019 7:17 AM 637

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have again lost some die-hard followers in the state. This is as some bigwigs of the “Agburu Anyi” faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Governor Okorocha, have left the group. Engr. Nshirim, a former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is among the latest

  • Transfer: Paredes agrees Chelsea move to replace Fabregas

    January 15, 2019 7:09 AM 625

    Chelsea are edging closer to landing Leandro Paredes as their replacement for Cesc Fabregas. The Argentina international is the most likely midfield arrival at Stamford Bridge, following Fabregas’s exit with Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella reluctant to move mid-season. Paredes, 24, has already agreed personal terms with Chelsea who have firmed up their interest

  • LaLiga president speaks on Mourinho’s return to Real Madrid

    January 15, 2019 6:48 AM 640

    LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has said he would welcome the return of Jose Mourinho to Spain’s top flight, amid reports that the Portuguese coach could take over at Real Madrid for a second time. Mourinho, who was sacked by Manchester United on December 18, recently said it would be a “tremendous honour” to manage Madrid again. “From a spectacle standpoint

  • Actor Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger

    January 15, 2019 6:46 AM 633

    Popular American actor, Chris Pratt, and his girlfriend Katherine Schwarzenegger, the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger are officially engaged. The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star made the announcement on his Instagram account on Monday. Sharing a loved-up photo of the couple embracing themselves, with Katherine, 29, flashing her huge diamond ring, Pratt

  • Anambra: APC appoints Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman

    January 14, 2019 7:40 PM 136

    Following the Judgement of a Federal High Court sitting in Akwa, nullifying the election of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has appointed Hon. Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman for the state chapter of the party. The decision was contained in a January 11, 2019 letter

  • INEC begins recruitment ahead of 2019 elections

    January 14, 2019 5:57 PM 120

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment to fill some ad-hoc positions, ahead of the forth coming general elections. INEC disclosed that interested Nigerians can apply for the role of registration Area Technology support. In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the electoral umpire said applicants can also apply

  • EFCC arraigns Doyin Okupe

    January 14, 2019 4:16 PM 142

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Dr Doyin Okupe before the Abuja Federal High Court in Maitama. Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Monday in Abuja, Channels TV reports. He was arraigned alongside with two companies, Value Trust Investment Ltd and Abrahams

  • BREAKING: PDP appoints Ekweremadu, others as Technical Advisers to Atiku

    January 14, 2019 3:38 PM 127

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, appointed the deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu as Technical Adviser to its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondinya, the party also named the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Mallam Sule Lamido