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  • Nigerian Railway Corporation chairman, Sandamu is dead

    October 12, 2018 6:06 AM 19

    The Board Chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Usman Sandamu is dead. Malam Lawal Ado, a cousin to the deceased, who confirmed the news of his death, said Sandamu died late Thursday evening in a Turkish hospital in Abuja. Ado said the deceased was 68 years and was survived by a wife and three children. He said his remains were expected to be buried

  • Fire breaks out on Third Mainland Bridge [PHOTOS]

    October 12, 2018 5:07 AM 22

    A fire incident was recorded on the Third Mainland Bridge, Thursday night. According to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), the fire started from an underground cable by the median close to UNILAG water front. The RRS, confirmed via their official Twitter handle, that the situation has been brought under control. “RRS officers and other emergency respondents

  • Nigeria vs Libya: Semi Ajayi speaks on choosing Super Eagles over England

    October 11, 2018 8:38 PM 23

    Newly-capped Nigeria international, Semi Ajayi, has said it was not difficult for him to choose the Super Eagles over England. Ajayi revealed this in an interview with Tobi Adepoju, ahead of the upcoming back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya. “I played for the Nigerian youth teams. My parents raised me in a very much Nigerian

  • 2019: Reno Omokri reveals what Obasanjo’s meeting with Atiku, Bishop Kukah, Sheikh Gumi means

    October 11, 2018 7:21 PM 21

    Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the meeting of former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, with his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday. Joining Atiku at the meeting were his righthand man and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, and Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the party

  • NASS security: Reps resolve to provide guns for Sergeant-at-arms

    October 11, 2018 7:13 PM 19

    The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved that Sergeants-at-arms in charge of security within the National Assembly complex should be armed. The lawmakers, therefore, resolved that members of the security outfit should proceed for the arms training and that firearms should be procured for them to better secure the National Assembly. The resolution

  • Saraki’s aide reacts as Obasanjo meets Atiku, Oyedepo, Sheikh Gumi

    October 11, 2018 7:04 PM 21

    Special Assistant to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on International Relations, Bamikole Omisore, has reacted to the meeting of political bigwigs with former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Writing on Twitter, Omisore posted an image of Obasanjo, former vice-president Atiku Abubakar, Sheikh Gumi and called it a “welcome development”. “Any gathering that brings

  • How Fani-Kayode reacted to Obasanjo’s meeting with Atiku, Bishop Oyedepo, others

    October 11, 2018 6:14 PM 24

    A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the meeting between ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and some top clergymen. Recall that Obasanjo had met with Atiku and the founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo in Abeokuta

  • How Zachary Aiji Audu, other NYSC members revived prisoners’ hope in Abuja [PHOTOS]

    October 11, 2018 4:21 PM 22

    It was an unusually bubbly atmosphere on Wednesday at the Suleja Prison, as Huncho Foundation alongside corps members visited to identify with inmates. The visit was everything from health talk to medical counseling, to Psychosocial sessions and even medical examinations. The outreach which was organized by Huncho Foundation spearheaded by Mr. Zachary

  • Hazard hints his desire to join Real Madrid for Ballon d’Or

    October 11, 2018 4:06 PM 20

    Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, has ruled out the possibility of leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid in January, even as he admitted dreaming of joining the Spanish giants so he can possibly win the Ballon D’Or prize. Speaking after Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Southampton on Sunday, Hazard confirmed that joining the European champions remains his “dream” and that he wants

  • Senate rejects Buhari’s NPC nominee over certificate scandal

    October 11, 2018 3:32 PM 23

    The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected a commissioner-nominee for the National Population Commission (NPC). Dr. Abdul Malik Mohammed Durnnguwa was the only one out of the 23 nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari who was not cleared. The Senate explained that Durnnguwa’s West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate was questionable