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May 21, 2018 4:30 PM Police cautions Wike, Rivers government over attack on SARS commander

The Rivers State Police Command has said it is offended by the action of the Rivers state Government against one of its principal officers, the Commander of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, ACP Akin Fakorede. The Command says it is completely unacceptable for the Rivers state Government to have paid for advertorials on national newspapers, vilifying the SARS Commander 15

May 21, 2018 2:51 PM Policeman arraigned for alleged impersonation

A dismissed policeman, 35-year-old Abdulmalik Makong, who allegedly impersonated a deputy superintendent of police, was on Monday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Police Prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 2 at Tolu Divisional Police Headquarters, Apapa, Lagos. He alleged that the accused 15

May 21, 2018 9:16 AM Olisa Metuh collapses in court

A former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on Monday morning collapsed in court. The incident happened just as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the N400m he allegedly 16

May 20, 2018 3:54 PM Why Nigerian food, soups are unhealthy – Cardiologist

Kunle Iyanda, a cardiologist at Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, has described Nigerian diets as unhealthy. Mr Iyanda told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the contents of high carbohydrates and fats in Nigerian traditional foods and diets are extremely bad for the heart and general health. He explained that Nigerian traditional foods contain 20

May 19, 2018 3:19 PM 2019: APC theatening Secondus, our members who want to contest against Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that its National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus and other members of its National Working Committee (NWC) were under threat. Addressing newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, also alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced “total clampdown 25

May 19, 2018 9:12 AM APC withdraws congress committee for DeltaThe Sun News

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended the congress to elect executive committee members for the Delta State chapter of the party, Saturday Sun learnt late Friday. State congress of the party is to hold nation wide today (Saturday) in the various, but that of Delta was put hold at the eleventh hour. Although 21

May 18, 2018 12:20 PM ECOWAS Parliamentarians to Adopt New Strategy for Single Currency

Members of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are considering a new strategy that will allow member states to share a single currency. The new measure will examine the level of preparedness of each member state, discuss and determine the baseline macro-economic requirement and structural convergence for economic 19

May 18, 2018 5:38 AM Super Eagles squad for Atletico Madrid friendly announced [Full list]

Nigeria’s squad for Tuesday’s friendly with newly-crowned Europa League champions, Atletico Madrid, has been announced. Super Eagles’ B Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited 23 players, among them highly–rated Plateau United striker Tosin Omoyele and Katsina United defender, Destiny Ashadi. Akwa United FC goalkeeper Olorunleke Ojo, Enyimba FC forward 23

May 17, 2018 7:42 PM Ali Modu Sheriff refuses to disclose details of meeting with Buhari

Ali Modu Sheriff, a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday shunned journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Sheriff, who recently returned to the All Progressives Congress, APC, on arrival at the Presidential Villa at about 2.40pm, promised to speak with State House 21

May 17, 2018 7:20 PM Ramadan: Atiku addresses Muslims

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for unity in the country. Atiku made the call in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, as Muslims the world over commenced fasting in the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting 17