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July 18, 2018 9:24 PM EPL: Mourinho reveals strikers he’ll use, laments absence of Lukaku, Sanchez

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has revealed players he will use as strikers at the beginning of the season. The former Chelsea boss ruled out Alexis Sanchez for United’s pre-season trip to the United States, adding that Romelu Lukaku would not be available for the start of the season. Sanchez was unable to travel after he was denied a visa, as a result 16

July 15, 2018 8:16 AM Orji Kalu speaks on fighting Obasanjo over Theodore Orji

Orji Uzor Kalu, former Governor of Abia State has disclosed that he fought ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his then successor, Theodore Orji. Kalu disclosed that he had to fight Obasanjo before Orji became governor of the state in 2007. The All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain assured that he has forgiven his former political ally. Theodore 20

July 8, 2018 7:35 AM Why Nigerian government must apologize to Fela – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce, has called on the Federal Government to apologize to Music legend, Fela Kuti, for sending him to jail. Describing Fela as the “greatest leader to come out of Africa and a tourist attraction, the Senator on Twitter said it took a president of a former white colonial master to recognize 28

July 5, 2018 12:20 PM Ex-Premier League coach jailed over sexual abuse

A Newcastle crown court has sentenced an Ex-Premier League coach, George Ormond to 20 years in jail over sexual abuse. Ormond, who was a destructive paedophile, worked with Newcastle United’s youth team in 1970 and 1980s before assisting the Premier League club in the 1990s. The 62-year-old used his powers over vulnerable and ambitious boys as young 30

June 18, 2018 7:29 PM 1500 Nigerians in Italian prisons – Envoy

The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Pontesilli who made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja said the number was huge. ”In Italy we have about 1500 Nigerians in jail for various offences. It is a big number. ”We sometimes send them back to Nigeria 23

June 18, 2018 8:37 AM MKO Abiola: How prison break plan failed

Personal Assistant to the late Bashorun MKO Abiola, Olu Akerele, has revealed how a plan to forcefully bring the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential elections out of jail failed. According to him, they came up with the plan after it became clear that the late General Sani Abacha, had no plans to free Abiola. But Abiola was reluctant about 22

June 13, 2018 11:00 AM How ex-Gov Dariye begged for mercy before 14-year prison sentence

Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau state, was on Tuesday sentenced to 14 years in prison. A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gudu, Abuja, found him guilty of misappropriating N1.16 billion Ecological Fund meant for the state. Justice Adebukola Banjoko also found Dariye guilty of criminal breach of trust as regards N250 million issued 30

June 13, 2018 12:26 AM N1.26bn fraud: Ex-Plateau gov, Dariye, bags 14 years jail term

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting at Gudu, convicted and sentenced former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, to has 14 years imprisonment, for diverting public funds to the tune of N1.126billion. Dariye was found guilty and convicted on 15, out of the 23-count charge bothering on criminal breach of trust and criminal 29

June 9, 2018 6:28 PM Ask Abacha, Yar’adua about Obasanjo – Fani-Kayode tells Buhari

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has reacted to allegation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was plotting his arrest on false charges. Obasanjo had alleged in a statement on Friday that he is being targeted for prosecution. Reacting, Fani Kayode on his Twitter page, advised Buhari not to touch 43

June 4, 2018 11:22 AM Minna jail break: Prison staff, Okada rider confirm dead, 7 inmates re-arrestedThe Sun News

The Niger State command of the Nigeria Prison Service has confirmed the killing of one of its staff, Ibrahim Shakaru, by the armed men who invaded the medium security prison, on Sunday night. The officer was on his way to resume duty when he was gunned down by the invaders. The commercial motorcycle rider, who carrying the officer, was also killed 22