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September 23, 2017 11:36 AM Nigeria to manufacture sports equipment – Acting SGF

The Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Habiba Lawal, said government was making efforts to commence local manufacturing of sports equipment. Ms. Lawal made this known on Saturday at the official unveiling, launch and presentation of sports equipment to 2000 primary schools by National Lottery Trust Fund, NLTF, in Yola. The acting 14

September 11, 2017 8:39 AM Nigerians react to army's alleged invasion of Nnamdi Kanu's house

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and his followers claimed that the Nigerian army stormed Kanu's house in an attempt to eliminate him on Sunday, September 10. Uche Peter Amadi wrote: "Who were they warning? What's the reason for being there in the first place? The last time in checked, there's no state of emergency in the State 16

August 25, 2017 12:40 PM South Africa coffin case: White farmers convicted

Two white South African farmers who forced a black man into a coffin have been convicted of attempted murder and kidnapping. Victor Mlotshwa, 27, was beaten and made to get into the coffin by Theo Martins Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen in August 2016. The pair will be sentenced on 23 October. They had denied the charges. The case has caused outrage in South 15

August 24, 2017 5:41 PM Angola's ruling MPLA takes commanding lead in provisional vote count

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola's ruling MPLA party held a commanding lead in provisional general election results, with 64.57 percent of the votes tallied compared with the opposition UNITA party's 24.4 percent, the electoral commission said on Thursday. Angola, home to sub-Saharan Africa's third-largest economy, held a smooth national election on Wednesday 18

August 17, 2017 3:48 PM Stoke City vs Arsenal: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

Arsenal will head on the road for the first time this season to take on Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday evening. The Gunners got off to a winning start in dramatic circumstances last weekend by coming from behind to defeat Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium. Stoke, meanwhile, fell 1-0 at Everton to Wayne Rooney's goal but will hope to get their 32

August 8, 2017 11:15 AM Football transfer gossip: Gareth Bale, Philippe Coutinho, Andre Gomes, Danny Drinkwater, Serge Aurier

Barcelona are "a matter of hours" away from signing playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, from Liverpool after their representatives travelled to Liverpool on Tuesday to conclude the deal. (Sport via Metro) Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes could join the Reds as part of the Coutinho deal. (Mundo Deportivo via Sun) Chelsea are hoping for up to four more arrivals 17

August 1, 2017 5:30 PM J. Martins: Betrayal feat. Phyno [Music]

J. Martins is out with a new single, dubbed “Betrayal” and the talented Don Family Records act features fellow easterner Phyno the playmaker on this joint. This one is a song that talks about a cheating girl and Phyno kills it with his Igbo laced rap lines, while J. Martins delivered a pitch perfect hook. Born Martins Okechukwu Joshua Kalu Okwun, in Onitsha 13

July 28, 2017 6:36 PM 10 dead, 6 injured as as petrol tanker catches fire in Lokoja

Ten people were burnt beyond recognition while six others sustained serious injuries when a petrol tanker went up in flames in Felele area of Lokoja on Friday July 28. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi State, Mr Segun Martins, who confirmed this in Lokoja, said most of the victims were passengers travelling in an 18-seater 12

July 23, 2017 6:16 AM LAGOS COUNCIL POLLS: Downpour hinders voters as candidate dies on eve of election

The heavens opened on Lagos, yesterday morning, forcing majority of Lagosians to stay away from the local government elections. That, however, did not stop the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from enforcing its dominance of the political space as the party was in clear lead in most of the centres where the elections held. The APC’s prospects in the heavily 21

July 12, 2017 11:12 AM Newspaper review: Osinbajo holds secret meeting with Buhari

Nigerian Newspapers on Tuesday, July 12, have focused on the travel of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to London to visit President Buhari amongst other top stories. The Guardian reports that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday secretly travelled to London in the United Kingdom where he held a meeting with ailing President Muhammadu Buhari.This is coming 18