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June 26, 2017 7:36 AM Shettima urges military to intensify efforts to end Boko Haram menace

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state on Sunday, June 25 appealed to the Nigerian military to intensify efforts to end the Boko Haram insurgency that had ravaged the North East for long. Shettima made the appeal while speaking at this year’s Eid el Fitr reception for members of the State Executive Council and other dignitaries at the Government House 10

June 25, 2017 12:16 PM Ndigbo In Nigeria: History is My Witness By Joe Igbokwe

A few days ago a friend, patriot and a committed Nigerian, Emmanuel Majebi reminded me of the tragedy of looking the way and keeping quiet by men who should know better in times of crisis. He reminded me of the calamity that will befall a society or nation when real men choose to be neutral in times of great moral crisis. He reminded me that evil triumph 17

June 25, 2017 5:02 AM Barcelona star Neymar and girlfriend Bruna in splitsville

Neymar Jr posted this picture with Bruna Marquezine on Instagram recently and captioned it: "Never ending love" Barcelona star Neymar Jr has announced that he has split from his partner Bruna Marquezine. However, the flamboyant forward told reporters in Sao Paulo at a charity event held recently he was organising that they have once again opted to go their 15

June 24, 2017 6:14 PM It’s time to let Biafra people go

“History often repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce…” As if to illustrate this thought-provoking adage afresh, post-colonial Nigerian history, which first produced the immense tragedy of Biafra with its horrible litany of death and widespread destruction, is now going on to provide the world with a new version of Biafra 11

June 24, 2017 4:26 PM 2017 budget: Senate slams Fashola

The Senate has warned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, to stop spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget as the legislators worked to ensure equity across the country on all new and outstanding projects. This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesperson of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi 13

June 24, 2017 10:44 AM Fayose For President, Dino For Nobel Prize! By SOC Okenwa

The caption for this piece was originally meant to be "Strange Things In A Strange Country" but at the last minute I changed my mind and settled for the above. I decided otherwise because I believed Fayose's presidential ambition (as laughable as it seems) and Senator Melaye's recall conundrum presented more appeal and suitability. Governor Ayo Fayose 20

June 24, 2017 10:06 AM ‘Igbo have so much investment in the north. You don’t expect us to leave ‘

Okechukwu Ugo has been left in a predicament after an ultimatum was issued for all southern Christians of Igbo heritage to leave Nigeria’s Muslim-majority north. “I was born in Kano,” the building materials salesman told AFP in Sabon Gari, a Christian enclave on the edge of the country’s biggest northern city. “My father relocated to Kano from the east more than 60 years 24

June 24, 2017 4:09 AM Ramadan: Blessings, Benefits And Bleak Preparations For Sallah

As Muslims all over the world prepare to end the month-long spiritual exercise of Ramadhan fast today, it is important to point out the spiritual importance of the exercise. This is as Nigerian Muslims gear to celebrate the Eid El Fitr or Sallah in a sober mood, following the damper the bad economic situation of the country has placed on families. AMINA 24

June 23, 2017 5:59 PM Manchester United making progress towards signing Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata

REAL MADRID striker Alvaro Morata remains interested in joining Manchester United. The Red Devils hope to have Morata snapped up before jetting off to the United States of America for their pre-season tour on July 9. And, according to ESPN, Old Trafford chiefs are making progress on the deal but are still yet to agree a fee with Real Madrid 19

June 23, 2017 11:16 AM Barcelona star Neymar announces split from Bruna Marquezine

Barcelona star Neymar has revealed he has separated from Brazilian actress Bruna Marquezine. The news has come as a surprise as he’s been regularly uploading photos and videos to social media this summer with the beauty. Neymar broke the news on Thursday night in Sao Paulo when speaking to reporters at a charity event. Neymar said: "I do not like to talk about 26