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  • Nigerian pastor shot dead in US

    May 23, 2017 6:48 AM 11

    A Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi has been shot dead in the United States. Police in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana have already begun a manhunt for his killers. The 66-year-old Nigerian was shot dead at the weekend, at an apartment complex near 10th street and I-465 on the city’s west side. He had only recently moved to Indiana from Nigeria

  • Mourinho did not use Pogba well – Thierry Henry

    May 23, 2017 6:24 AM 10

    Former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry, has said that Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, did not use Paul Pogba properly in his first season back at Old Trafford. Pogba has received mixed reviews since his world-record £89.3million move, scoring only eight goals in 50 appearances. Henry believes his compatriot has been played too deep by Mourinho

  • Biafra: German journalist, Katrin Gaensles visits Nnamdi Kanu [PHOTO]

    May 23, 2017 6:00 AM 9

    A German journalist and writer identified as Katrin Gaensles, has paid a visit to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The reporter visited the IPOB leader at his country home in Afara Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia State. Following his release from Kuje prison in Abuja, where he spent over 2 years, notable politicians and well-meaning

  • Relief As Kano Assembly Halts Probe Of Sanusi II

    May 23, 2017 5:17 AM 11

    Respite came the way of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday as the state House of Assembly suspended the probe of the royal father over alleged abuse of office and financial impropriety. The decision by the state legislature to halt Emir Sanusi’s probe followed a letter written to it by the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, urging

  • 137 pro-Biafra agitators arrested in Enugu, C’River, Ebonyi

    May 23, 2017 12:16 AM 14

    Economic activities within Owerri were on Monday paralysed by the splinter group of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereignty State of Biafra, who stormed the major roads and streets of the city in celebration of Biafra Independence Day. The protesters, who arrived in buses from the 27 local government areas of the state with flags and placards

  • Biafra Anniversary: Police arrest 150 in Enugu, Calabar, Delta, Ebonyi

    May 23, 2017 12:12 AM 18

    ENUGU—No fewer than 150 members of Chief Ralph Uwazuruike-led Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, were, yesterday, arrested by the police across states in the South-East and some parts of South-South. In Enugu, 41 members of the group were arrested during their anniversary parade celebration. Enugu State Police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed

  • Fayose’s panel to probe Fayemi begins work

    May 22, 2017 11:05 PM 13

    Ekiti State government has constituted a seven-man Judicial Commission of Enquiry to probe financial and contractual transactions during the administration of former Governor Kayode Fayemi between October 2010 and October 2014. Governor Ayo Fayose was absent at the inauguration of the panel yesterday. He was represented by his deputy, Kolapo Olusola

  • Ekiti Govt yet to receive any official request on Moji Olaiya’s burial – Fayose’s aide

    May 22, 2017 8:45 PM 12

    publications, claiming that the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose promised fund the movement of the corpse of late Nollywood Actress, Moji Olaiya from Canada to Nigeria, saying; “No official request has been made to the government in respect of the burial.” The governor’s spokesperson, who maintained that there was no official communication between the governor

  • Gov. Ganduje frees 50 prisoners

    May 22, 2017 5:52 PM 14

    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has freed 50 inmates who are serving different jail terms at the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano. The governor, who ordered the release of the inmates during his visit to the prison in Kano on Monday, said the gesture was in the spirit of activities marking the 50th anniversary of the creation of the state. “The gesture

  • How Osinbajo, Dangote, IBB saved Emir Sanusi from Kano Assembly probe

    May 22, 2017 5:48 PM 12

    Last week, the state anti-corruption agency had also suspended its probe into alleged misappropriated N6bn of the Emirate’s funds. Speaker of the House of Assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, has now revealed that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Ibrahim Babangida, former military president Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state; Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan