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  • ‘Buhari’s health — his ability to lead — has overshadowed politics in Nigeria’

    May 29, 2017 8:39 PM 13

    Nigeria’s ailing president was glaringly absent on Monday as his deputy marked their two years in power, with no word on the head of state’s health three weeks after he went on indefinite medical leave. Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy Yemi Osinbajo were sworn into office on May 29, 2015, two months after securing the first opposition victory against

  • Norway to digitise Nigerian literature

    May 29, 2017 8:38 PM 15

    The National Library of Norway said Monday it would digitise literature from Nigeria following a seemingly unprecedented agreement which organisers hope will lead to an “African digital library”. In the northern Norwegian town of Mo i Rana, at the rim of the Arctic Circle, the National Library of Norway plans to digitise part of its Nigerian counterpart’s

  • Diego Costa wants Lukaku to replace him at Chelsea

    May 29, 2017 8:12 PM 14

    Chelsea striker, Diego Costa, has said he “could be leaving” the club this summer and wants Romelu Lukaku to be signed as his replacement. After their FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal, Costa admitted that he might leave for Spain. When asked if the champions should sign Lukaku, Costa said: “I do not know – that’s a decision for the club. Of course Lukaku

  • Valverde officially replaces Luis Enrique as Barcelona manager

    May 29, 2017 7:21 PM 14

    Barcelona have officially announced Ernesto Valverde as their new manager. The 53-year-old, who stepped down after four seasons at Athletic Bilbao, replaces Luis Enrique ahead of the 2017/2018 season. Barca in an official statement on Monday, confirmed Valverde has signed a two-year deal. “I have spoken personally with Ernesto Valverde and I told him of our decision

  • Lagos building collapse: We warned occupants to vacate the house – Official

    May 29, 2017 6:25 PM 13

    The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) said occupants of the three-storey building which collapsed on Monday in Lagos failed to heed its repeated warnings to vacate the house. LASBCA Acting General Manager, Oyewale Joseph, told newsmen on Monday in Lagos that the building collapsed due to weak foundation and use of substandard materials

  • PMB Has Delivered On Promises In Two Years – Ekiti APC

    May 29, 2017 4:15 PM 19

    Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has scored the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration high on the programmes and policies implemented within the last two years it assumed office. In a statement by its state Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbsun, in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, the party commended president Buhari on the successes

  • BREAKING: 2 dead, 14 rescued as three-storey building collapses in Lagos

    May 29, 2017 4:08 PM 11

    Two people were feared dead while 14 others were rescued alive by emergency respondents on Monday from a collapsed building that happened on Lagos Island, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. gathered from a reliable source at the scene of the incident that it happened around 7.30am, at Daddy Alaja Street, Oke Arin on Lagos Island. The source

  • Police on red alert ahead of May 30 Biafra Day celebration

    May 29, 2017 3:59 PM 15

    - The Imo state police command calls on residence of the state go about their lawful business and ignore what it described propaganda and directives from persons whose identity remains largely unknown. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has directed all state commissioners of police to place their states on red alert ahead of the planned sit-at-home

  • UI Students Disrupt Ajimobi’s Media Interactive Programme

    May 29, 2017 3:55 PM 13

    The management of the University of Ibadan yesterday closed down the institution for three weeks following students’ protest which disrupted the media interactive programme of the state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. The institution’s vice chancellor, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka who disclosed that the school was shut on the order of the Senate to avert

  • BREAKING: INEC’s Electoral Institute DG, Prof. Abubakar Momoh is dead

    May 29, 2017 2:55 PM 13

    The Director General of The Electoral Institute, Prof. Abubakar Momoh, is dead. New Telegraph reports that multiple reports are indicating that Prof. Momoh died after a protracted illness. gathered that members of a WhatsApp group, which has the spokesman of the Pro-National Democratic Coalition, Wale Okunniyi, as its Administrator, confirmed