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  • Court orders Lagos govt to stop further demolition of Otodogbame

    June 21, 2017 3:32 PM 7

    Justice Surajudeen Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, on Wednesday ordered the Lagos State government to refrain from carrying out further eviction of the settlers at the Otodogbame waterfront, describing the government’s previous actions as unconstitutional. Mr. Onigbanjo had twice postponed giving judgment on the matter, citing issues

  • Obaseki appoints Ihonvbere, Idah, Eboigbe, Special Advisers

    June 21, 2017 2:08 PM 15

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has announced the appointment of Professor Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, Governor’s Office, a statement endorsed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, said. In addition, the governor named Chief Osaro Idah as Special Adviser on Political and Community Matters, Mr Crusoe

  • BREAKING: More trouble for Dino Melaye as INEC receives 188,588 signatures to have lawmaker recalled

    June 21, 2017 1:22 PM 18

    A report by The Punch says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received 188,588 signatures out of the 360,098 registered voters for the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. The commission in Abuja on Wednesday, June 21, received six bags, which contained the signatures of 52.3% of the electorates from the zone and other petitions

  • Breaking: INEC receives 52.3% signatures on Dino’s recall

    June 21, 2017 1:06 PM 19

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has received the 188,588 signatures out of the 360,098 registered voters in Kogi West representing 52.3% percent required for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye. Reports have it that six bags contained the signatures of the electorates were submitted to the electoral body on Wednesday. Recall that on Monday

  • BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth’s husband, Prince Philip hospitalised

    June 21, 2017 10:07 AM 17

    Husband of the Queen of England, and the Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital to be treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace has said. The 96-year-old was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London last night as a ‘precautionary measure’. The Palace said he is receiving treatment for an infection which has arisen from a ‘pre-existing

  • Kelechi Emeteole, former coach of Enugu Rangers, Heartland dead

    June 21, 2017 8:08 AM 19

    The former Heartland coach died in the early hours of Wednesday in an Indian hospital after battling with cancer of the throat. “Kelechi Emeteole has passed on. Just spoke with his wife. I woke up to see 13 missed calls and quickly grabbed the phone”, he told Premium Times. “The wife broke the bad news and I’m devastated. I spoke to the wife on Monday

  • Wenger switches attention to Lacazette with Mbappe set to join Real Madrid

    June 21, 2017 6:56 AM 20

    Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, is now trying to sign Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, amid fears Real Madrid will win the race to sign Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe. Wenger had made Mbappe his number one target this summer, but it now appears the 18-yer-old is set for La Liga, given Real Madrid’s stature and the fact The Gunners did not qualify for the Champions

  • Evans and kidnappers of Nigeria’s values

    June 21, 2017 4:46 AM 12

    DESPITE our desire to “pray our problems away” in Nigeria, until we accept to take concrete action in regards to certain issues, we will continue to fall short of our hopes and expectations of progress. Many proverbs around the world exemplify the need to accompany prayer with labour and perseverance, such as “trust in God but tie your camel” or the Biblical

  • Italy football legend, Maldini, qualifies for professional tennis tournament

    June 20, 2017 9:37 PM 17

    Legendary Italy and AC Milan footballer, Paolo Maldini, has qualified for a professional tennis tournament on the ATP Challenger Tour. The 48-year-old, capped 126 times by Italy, won a qualifier in Italy with doubles partner Stefano Landonio. The pair will compete at the Aspria Tennis Cup, a Challenger Tour event in Milan which begins on 29 June. The Challenger

  • EFCC Can’t Freeze Fayose’s Accounts, Appeal Court Rules

    June 20, 2017 7:49 PM 18

    The Appeal Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Tuesday dismissed an interlocutory application brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Governor Ayodele Fayose. The EFCC, in the application, sought to restrain the Zenith Bank Plc from allowing the governor to gain access to his accounts domiciled