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  • 1999 Constitution Review: How Senators voted on 33 Bills

    July 26, 2017 7:04 PM 13

    On Wednesday the Senate considered and voted for the passing of some of the bills they received in a 33-item report on the fourth review of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria. 97 Senators were present at plenary for the constitutional review and a voting process was used to consider the bills. Bill No. 1: To allow former lawmakers be Members of the Council

  • Uefa Champions League: Emenike scores first Olympiacos goal

    July 26, 2017 5:03 PM 13

    Olympiacos Piraeus new signing, Emmanuel Emenike scored his first goal in a competitive game on Tuesday night as the Greek side beat FK Partizan Belgrade 3-1 in the Uefa Champions League. The Nigerian attacker netted in the first minute of second-half added time to hand his side a commanding lead in the first leg of the third qualifying round tie. The 30-year-old

  • Jealous husband slits wife, own throats

    July 26, 2017 3:25 PM 12

    A resident of Makata, Nakisunga Sub-county, Mukono District Ugandan, identified as Musa kisakye has attacked his wife, Mrs Olivia Nangonzi after she informed him that her parents have enrolled her for a nursing course in the United States. Kisakye allegedly attacked his wife with a knife and left a deep cut on her neck. According to the police District

  • Emir of Tsafe dies at 62

    July 26, 2017 3:07 PM 10

    The Emir of Tsafe known as Yan' doton Tsafe Alhaji Habibu Aliyu in Zamfara state is dead. This was made known by the state commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs Alhaji Muttaka Rini, on Wednesday, July 26. Alhaji Aliyu died at the Usman Danfodio University Teaching hospital Sokoto after a protracted illness. He is survived by four wives

  • Lagos Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 8

    July 26, 2017 2:26 PM 12

    The death toll in Tuesday’s collapsed building on Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has risen to eight, with 15 others rescued so far. A four-story building collapsed at Massey Street on Lagos Island on Tuesday around 2:30 p.m. with many people trapped in the building. As at Tuesday evening, two dead bodies were evacuated from the building while

  • Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Habibu Aliyu is dead

    July 26, 2017 1:22 PM 11

    The Emir of Tsafe, Yan’ doton Tsafe, Alhaji Habibu Aliyu of Zamfara state is dead. This is contained in a statement signed by the Zamfara State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs, Alhaji Muttaka Rini. According to the statement, the monarch passed away at the Usman Danfodio University Teaching hospital Sokoto after a protracted

  • TY Bello Named Among Facilitators Of Fashola Photography Foundation Workshop — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    July 26, 2017 12:31 PM 11

    Ace photographers, TY Bello, Shola Animashaun, Yetunde Babaeko, and Lukesh Olanipekun have been earmarked as facilitators of the maiden Fashola Photography Foundation workshop. The chosen ones are Seun Adeusi, Kehinde Yusuf, Uche Osoka, Ayo Oluwole, Fayemi Abiodun, Vivian Nwobi, Arinze Onyisi, Francis Adeoti, Eyitoyosi Onadipe, Ogunro Ayodeji, Adigwe

  • Update: Six dead, 16 rescued in Lagos building collapse

    July 26, 2017 12:21 PM 14

    Death tolls in Tuesday Lagos collapsed building at No 3 Massey Street Lagos Island has risen from five to six while 16 other trapped victims have been rescued alive so far. According to eyewitness, the building came down totally, at about 2.43 pm during rainstorm. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, General Manager, Mr. Adeshina Tiamiyu

  • Newspaper review: I'm getting better

    July 26, 2017 11:48 AM 12

    Nigerian Newspapers on Wednesday, July 26, have focused on the health of President Muhammadu Buhari amongst other top stories. The Punch reports that the Presidency, on Tuesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari had initially barred politicians and other individuals from visiting him in London, the United Kingdom, where he has been receiving medical attention

  • Uche Agbo joins Standard Liege from Watford

    July 26, 2017 11:34 AM 12

    Nigerian midfielder Uche Agbo has joined Belgian club Standard Liege from English Premier League side Watford for £2.13m. Agbo, who had a loan spell at Granada last season, signed a three-year deal with the Belgian side. The 21-year-old international had a difficult time securing a work permit in the United Kingdom, forcing Watford to sell him. Standard