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June 22, 2018 7:05 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: How PDP reacted to Super Eagles’ win

The People Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the Super Eagles over 2-0 win win against Iceland in their Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup. Ahmed Musa scored both goals for the Super Eagles as they claimed their first win at the tournament in Russia. They will now face Argentina on Tuesday, hoping to book a place in the knockout rounds 25

June 22, 2018 6:39 PM MASSOB blasts Buhari over arrest of Senator Abaribe

The Members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has condemned in totality the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe by agents of the Department of State Services, DSS. The group called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure immediate release of Abaribe and that failure to do so, it would force Ndigbo to defend 18

June 22, 2018 3:00 PM BOFEST, UNHA Holds One Day Seminar

A one day seminar in herbal research would hold for herbal practitioners under the aegis of United Nigeria Herbalists Association (UNHA), Osun State chapter on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Herbal Village, Ayepe, Ikirun road, Osogbo. According to the organizers, Bofest Consulting Incorporation, the objective is to train and promote herbs through knowledge 19

June 22, 2018 1:52 PM DSS Arrests Senator Abaribe

The Department of State Security has arrested the lawmaker representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. According to his Special Adviser, Mr. Nwokoma Okorie, Senator Abaribe was picked up on Friday morning at his barber’s shop in the Apo area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The DSS could not be reached for confirmation 19

June 22, 2018 10:56 AM Radical Cleric Sentenced To Death

Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman has been sentenced by an Indonesian court on Friday for inciting Islamic State-influenced militants to carry out terrorist attacks, including a deadly 2016 attack in the heart of Indonesia’s capital. Abdurrahman immediately got down on his knees and lay down on the ground upon hearing the verdict read out by presiding 20

June 22, 2018 8:27 AM Nigeria vs Iceland: Shorunmu reveals what Super Eagles must do, gives Uzoho verdict

Former Nigeria’s goalkeeper and trainer, Ike Shorunmu has advised the Super Eagles to be more tactically organised when they play Iceland on Friday. He urged them to be aggressive right from the start to pick all three points. “Eagles need to go all out and give everything they have to win Iceland. They should understand that good tactical approach and resilience 17

June 22, 2018 8:13 AM El-Zakzaky: Absence of judge stalls trial

The absence of Justice Gideon Kurada of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday staled the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky; and his wife, Zeenat, over alleged culpable homicide. The Kaduna State Government had brought eight charges against the IMN leader and his wife. They are being charged for alleged conspiracy 16

June 22, 2018 7:41 AM Magu fumes over abandoned projects as EFCC begins probe of NDDC, contractors

The Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) has announced that it will soon visit projects abandoned by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and contractors. Acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu made the disclosure when a delegation of the National Association of Niger-Delta Students (NANDS) visited him in Abuja on Thursday 18

June 22, 2018 5:49 AM APC convention: Coast clear for Oshiomhole as Ebri withdraws from race

A former governor of Cross River State, Clement Ebri has withdrawn from the national chairmanship race of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The development means former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, only needs affirmation of the delegates on Saturday to clinch the position. In a statement on Thursday evening, Ebri said he was pulling out after 19

June 21, 2018 5:08 PM Ibadan masquerades defy Olubadan’s order, perform for Chief Lekan Balogun, others

Atipako, one of the prominent masquerades (Egungun) and other masquerades in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Wednesday performed dance for the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun and other High Chiefs despite a warning by the Olubadan of Ibadanland that none of the masquerades should perform for them. The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu 18