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September 24, 2017 9:44 AM Lebron James slams Trump over comments on NFL players

United States President, Donald Trump received backlash from Basketball sensation, Lebron James over comments on NFL players and disinvite to the White House. Trump on Saturday said NFL players who do not stand for national anthem should be fired while rescinding an invite for a White House invitation. The traditional visit by NBA champion, Golden State 16

September 24, 2017 6:38 AM Peter Obi never handed over N25b to Obiano; he only left him with N200b debt – Obigwe

The national coordinator of APGA Media Warriors Forum,Evang Chinedu Obigwe, Sunday, squashed the statement credited to the former governor, Mr Peter Obi by newsmen, that he (Obi) handed over N25billion naira to Governor Willie Obiano, noting that such statement has no iota of truth. In a statement issued, Obigwe said that Peter Obi is a pathological 14

September 24, 2017 2:37 AM IPoB Proscription: Igbo re-strategise to battle marginalisation

ALTHOUGH the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has gone to court to quash the Federal High Court order proscribing it and declaring it a terror group, the news of the group’s ban was received with mixed feelings in the South-East. Many Igbo see IPOB as a vehicle to redress perceived marginalisation of the Igbo and South-East as well as to restructure 16

September 24, 2017 12:56 AM New Zealand Labour leader says will not yet concede election

Speaking outside her home in Auckland, Ardern told media that her centre-left party would not concede, despite lagging almost 10 points behind the incumbent National Party, which received 46 percent of the vote in Saturday’s election. A final tally of all votes, which will include overseas ballots, will not be released until Oct. 7. New Zealand First 14

September 24, 2017 12:37 AM Restructure Nigeria now to attain balance, says Tinubu

Tinubu also explained that there were immense benefits to all in the event of a restructuring that would create the correct balance. “It would be better”, he stressed, “to restructure things to attain the correct balance between our collective purpose on one hand and our separate grassroots realities on the other.” The former governor counselled the champions 21

September 23, 2017 11:20 PM What Operation Python Dance 2 planned to do to us before senate's intervention

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ha declared its readiness to stand before a commission of inquiry into the activities of the Operation Python Dance 2 in the southeast. IPOB said but for the senate, the security operatives under the operation were ready to commence the ‘mass execution of innocent members’ of the organisation. In a statement released 14

September 23, 2017 10:37 PM IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

Was I surprised that the Federal Government (FG) declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised. For those who were surprised, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, cleared their surprises. He said: “All I know is that IPOB has engaged in terrorist 17

September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue 14

September 23, 2017 7:37 PM Breaking: We must guard against separating Nigeria into small pieces, Tinubu warns

“Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”. Tinubu noted that gargantuan challenges were facing the country but explained that they were not enough to call for the dismantling of the federation at a time some parts of the world were taking advantage of integration. The APC leader 24

September 23, 2017 7:12 PM 3 killed as Niger Delta militants strike oil vessel in Bayelsa

Some gunmen believed to be militants have hit a tug-boat loaded with crude oil in the souther Ijaw creeks in Bayelsa state causing chaos in surrounding areas. Premium Times reports that the incident happened less than three weeks after a similar attack in an ambush on a military houseboat that led to the death of two persons. NAIJ.com learnt that the gunmen 14