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  • Nnamdi Kanu finally regains freedom from Kuje Prison

    April 28, 2017 6:53 PM 12

    Kanu who arrived the high court premises around 6:20pm in a black Toyota jeep with registration number ABC-46-MU, was formally released to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Chief Priest, Immanuu-El Shalom and a Chartered Accountant residing in Abuja, Mr. Tochukwu Uchendu. Kanu’s lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor and the three sureties were at the high court

  • BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu finally leaves Kuje prison‎ (VIDEO)

    April 28, 2017 6:20 PM 11

    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje Prison in Abuja. Kanu was freed after meeting the bail conditions granted him by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday. Ejiofor said his client met all outstanding conditions on Friday and was released shortly after all necessary documents were signed by the trial

  • Dog bags award after saving many people from Boko Haram attacker on wedding day

    April 28, 2017 4:06 PM 9

    The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) says it will bestow posthumous award on the dog that voided mass killing by a female Boko Haram bomber in Borno. Dr Godwin Abonyi, president of the association, said on Thursday in Abuja that the dog would be awarded on the World Veterinary Day (WVD) billed for April 29. Abonyi, who identified the name of the male dog owned

  • Ronaldo can play anywhere – Zidane

    April 28, 2017 3:44 PM 13

    Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said that Cristiano Ronaldo “is so good he could play anywhere.” Ronaldo is set to return to Madrid squad for this weekend’s La Liga home game against Valencia and Zidane was forced to answer questions about the Portugal captain’s role in his team on Friday. “Ronaldo has always played on the wing but he has the quality

  • China Displays Nuclear Submarine To Tourists (Photos) — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    April 28, 2017 3:18 PM 14

    A museum in China has put the country’s first ever nuclear-powered submarine on display in celebration of the 68th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army Navy. There are only four other countries that have retained a nuclear-powered submarine after it has been decommissioned. As of April 25, tourists have been able to explore the submarine and get first

  • Julius Berger Nigeria Reports N17.1 Mln Loss — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    April 28, 2017 1:29 PM 12

    Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has shared a Q1 loss before tax of 17.1 million naira versus profit of 1.64 billion naira year ago. The construction firm also shared a * Q1 revenue of 34.15 billion naira vs 33.24 billion naira year ago. According to the organisation, “Julius Berger’s business is supported by vertically integrated operations, which augment

  • Access Bank Posts N26bn Profit — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    April 28, 2017 12:32 PM 14

    Access Bank on has announced a profit before tax and N31.2 billion profit after tax of N26 billion. This shows an increase of 38 percent and 34 per cent respectively when compared with N22.6 billion and N19.4 billion achieved in the same period in 2016. Mr Herbert Wigwe, the bank’s Group Managing Director, was quoted by the statement as saying that 2017 marked

  • Boko Haram attack military convoy killing 5 soldiers, 40 injured

    April 28, 2017 11:39 AM 12

    Boko Haram terrorist launched a surprise attack on military officers killing five of them where 40 others where left injured. The Punch reports that the terrorist were believed to be loyal to Abu Mus’ab Al-Barnawi and they attacked a military convoy on clearance operation between Yobe and Borno states. A military officer who spoke on the condition of anonymity

  • My heart is in Italy – Conte hints at Serie A return

    April 28, 2017 9:52 AM 12

    Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has hinted he would love the chance to return to Serie A. The former Juventus and Italy coach, moved to Stamford Bridge last year and is on course to win the domestic double with the Blues in his first season. However, Conte has been linked to a move back to Italy at various times in the past year, with rumours that Inter

  • Suicide bomber kills five troops in Borno

    April 28, 2017 9:08 AM 11

    At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram jihadist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday. The bomber, believed to be loyal to factional leader Abu Mus’ab Al-Barnawi, targeted the convoy, which was conducting “clearance operations” between