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May 21, 2018 7:01 AM APC parallel congresses: Ben Bruce attacks ruling party

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, has condemned the All Progressive Congress, APC, over its parallel congresses all over the country. Bruce said the parallel congresses by the ruling party showed it cannot lead the country even at local government level. The Bayelsa lawmaker made the remark in reference to the conduct 18

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 15, 2018 3:33 PM Herdsmen: Group blames Yahaya Bello over attacks on Kogi communities

The Kogi socio-political group, Project Save Kogi (PSK) has described the fresh herdsmen attack on two communities in Ilu-Ajo, Kogi West which left 10 dead and scores wounded as barbaric and unacceptable. In a statement by the Project’s spokesman, Samson Atek’ojo Usman, he explained that the invasion of Fulani herdsmen at the wee hours of Monday, was uncalled 21

May 15, 2018 7:11 AM Again, Fani-Kayode attacks FG over Buhari’s health

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Tuesday, again lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for keeping his health secret. Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole had said Buhari’s ailment was kept secret because Nigerians can’t handle information. In his reaction, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described Adewole as an “irresponsible man” for making 19

May 10, 2018 7:07 AM Offa robbery: Police nab dismissed SARS personnel declared wanted

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have arrested one of the robbers declared wanted for April 5 attacks on banks in Offa, Kwara State. The suspect, Michael Adikwu, an ex-policeman, was reportedly dismissed in 2012 by the Kwara State Police Command for allegedly aiding the escape of some robbery suspects 25

May 3, 2018 7:31 PM Boko Haram: What US govt said about Mubi attack

The United States Government has reiterated its support to Nigeria on the fight against terrorism. In a White House statement, President Donald Trump described the attack on Muslim worshippers at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State last Tuesday as a stark reminder of the depravity of those who commit mass murder against innocents. The statement reads, “The United 27

May 3, 2018 6:24 AM Ohanaeze President, Nwodo attacks Buhari, Bisi Akande

The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, has described Nigeria as a “federation in name and not in practice.” Nwodo, whose house was hit by explosion last weekend, also took a swipe on a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bisi Akande, for not speaking the truth to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, which according 20

May 2, 2018 11:34 AM FG Orders Improved Security Deployment To Markets

The Federal Government has ordered security agencies to beef up security in Mubi, Adamawa State and its environs. They were directed to give special attention to markets and places of worship. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday 23

May 2, 2018 7:12 AM Roma vs Liverpool: Di Francesco reveals game plan, vows to qualify for final

AS Roma manager, Eusebio di Francesco has revealed his game plan to turn the table against Liverpool in the second leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday. He said his side need to “copy and paste” their Barcelona miracle against Liverpool if they are to reach the final. Liverpool hold a 5-2 first-leg lead heading into the reverse fixture 26

April 28, 2018 6:13 AM Benue killings: Army arrests key suspect, Tarshaku

The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of a key Boko Haram suspect, Aminu Yaminu, aka Tarshaku, who was believed to have led recent killings in Benue State. A statement issued on Friday by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Major Olabisi Ayeni, said the arrest was made possible through combined troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigeria 42