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November 21, 2017 8:16 AM EFCC obtains warrant to detain ex-SGF, Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has obtained a remand warrant to further detain Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the Jonathan government. Anyim is being investigated for allegedly collecting N520m from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on the eve of the 2015 presidential 14

November 21, 2017 1:34 AM CHAN 2018: NFF picks Rabat as Eagles camp site

Morocco’s political and administrative capital Rabat, will be playing host to the Super Eagles of Nigeria soon as the national team is set to commence preparation for the 2018 African Nations Championship. Assistant Super Eagles Coach, Salisu Yusuf will lead the Chan Eagles to a two-week camping exercise to Rabat, a Modern Capital and Historic City before 16

November 20, 2017 1:13 PM Ekwueme: Nigerian community in South Africa reacts to death of ex-VP

The Nigerian community in South Africa has reacted to the passing of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. The President, Nigeria Union, South Africa, Mr Adetola Olubajo on Monday told the newsmen in Pretoria that they received the news with shock. In a condolence message, Olubajo said, “He was upright, cerebral, courageous and loyal to the country 16

November 20, 2017 10:09 AM Saraki mourns Ekwueme, commiserates with Nigeria, family

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed grief over the demise of the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also lauded the dedication and service of Ekwueme to the development of the country. He described Ekwueme as a rare personality 16

November 20, 2017 7:17 AM Alex Ekwueme’s death painful, sad – Obiano

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has confirmed the death of a former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, describing it as painful. Speaking through his media aide, James Eze in a terse statement, the Governor said, “the state would miss the wise counsel of the sage. It is really painful and sad.” “Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful 17

November 18, 2017 1:29 PM Why Igbos cannot forget Biafra – Ikedife replies Buhari

The President of South East Elders Forum, Dr. Dozie Ikedife, has replied President Muhammadu Buhari for asking Igbos to forget Biafra. According to him, even if Igbos were killed in their numbers, Biafra remains and can never be forgotten. President Buhari during a working visit to Ebonyi State, during the week, had called on Igbos to forget Biafra and the “senseless 22

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 18

November 17, 2017 1:58 PM US announces cash reward for information on Nigerian wanted for fraud

The South Bureau Recovery Team, Los Angeles, California has declared a 52-year-old Nigerian identified as Joseph Omaghomi a.k.a (Jesse Green) wanted for alleged identity theft. Omaghomi, is wanted on charges of identity theft, felony, evading and resisting arrest. His last known locations are said to be in California and Nigeria. According to a facebook 24

November 17, 2017 10:10 AM 2018 World Cup: England avoiding Nigeria

England are hoping they are not drawn in the same group with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the 2018 World in Russia. According to The Sun, UK, the Three Lions want to avoid playing Nigeria in the group stage of the World Cup and will want to face amongst the teams in Pot 4, which also contains Serbia, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, Korea and Saudi 28

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM Eagles to know CHAN opponents Friday

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday, said that the Super Eagles would, on Friday, know their group phase opponents at the upcoming 5th African Nations Championship, in Morocco. The tournament will kick-off on January 13, 2018 in the North African nation. The NFF spokesman, Ademola Olajire, said in Lagos that the Confederation of African 25