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November 18, 2017 7:47 AM CHAN 2018 draw: Nigeria faces Libya, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea [Full Draw]

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship was done yesterday in Morocco. Nigeria was drawn in Group C alongside Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea. In 2014, Libya won the championship beating Ghana in the final, while last edition was hosted by Rwanda in 2016. Matches will be played in the city of Tangier, Morocco after the draw was held on Friday 13

November 16, 2017 11:19 AM Lebanese Hariri expected in France after Macron invitation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri may soon be able to clarify whether he really means to resign, after French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday invited him to France. The surprise move came 11 days after Hariri announced his resignation from the Saudi capital Riyadh, and hours after Lebanon’s president, Michel Aoun, openly accused Saudi Arabia 20

November 15, 2017 8:35 AM N5.1bn fraud: Court rejects Jonathan’s ex-aide’s plea to travel abroad

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday rejected the plea by former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, to travel abroad for medical treatment. Dudafa, who is being prosecuted for an alleged fraud involving N5.1bn, claimed to have sustained a spinal cord injury while in the detention facility 21

November 14, 2017 3:26 PM Buhari appoints Senate Chief Whip’s wife, Prof. Adeyeye NAFDAC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye as the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The Assistant Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammed Nakorji, in a statement, said the appointment, which takes effect 20

November 14, 2017 7:19 AM Kidnap of 4 Britons: Delta Police declares militant leader, Gbakumor wanted

The Delta State Police Command has declared one, Karo-Owei Pere Gbakumor, a militant leader wanted for the alleged kidnap of four British Citizens. The victims, David Donavan ‘’m’, 57yrs, Shirley Donavan ‘f’, 57yrs,Alanna Carson ‘m’, Ian Squire ‘m’, now late, were abducted on October 10 in Enekorogha Community, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State 23

November 10, 2017 5:28 PM Man sodomises three boys, bags three years imprisonment

A 28-year-old businessman, Abdullahi Mohammed, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for sexual abuse of three boys. Mohammed was sentenced on Friday following his arraignment at a Jos Upper Area Court. According to the Prosecutor, Sgt Ibrahim Gukwat, the incident took place on Oct. 22. Gukwat said that the accused had been in police custody 32

November 4, 2017 5:40 AM NFF appoints Taribo Vice — OsunDefender

Taribo West has been appointed Vice Chairman of the NFF Technical Study Group. The Nigeria Football Federation dissolved on Monday its previous committees and released only the names of the new chairmen and vice chairmen of the committees on Friday. Former AC Milan and Inter Milan defender Taribo was named vice to Abba Yola in the NFF Technical Study 31

November 2, 2017 3:21 PM Senator Goje’s wife for burial Friday

The remain of late Hajiya Fatima Yelwa Goje, wife of Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, shall be committed to mother earth tomorrow, 3rd November 2017. Mrs Goje passed on, Monday morning at the United States of America hospital after a brief illness. In a statement signed by her son, Ahmed Mohammed Goje on Thursday, the body of Mrs Goje will arrive 32

November 2, 2017 1:58 PM Leaked Memo: Buhari Summons Kyari, Oyo-Ita After FEC Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, over their clash at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The fierce crossfire between Kyari and Oyo-Ita, which occurred shortly before the Federal Executive Council meeting, was believed 65

November 2, 2017 1:56 PM SON seizes goods worth N9.3m smuggled into Kano

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded 552 bags of copper sugar and 227 cartons of Tasty Tom Spaghetti to the tune of N9.3 million, allegedly smuggled into Kano State markets. The confiscation was revealed by the State Coordinator of SON, Alhaji Yunusa Mohammed, on Tuesday at Karaye Local Government area during enforcement operation 41