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Confederations Cup!! Host Russia Knocked Out Of Competition After 2-1 Loss Against Mexico (Read)

Host nation Russia fought valiantly effort but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament. Portugal also advanced from Group A after beating last-place New Zealand in St. Petersburg. Needing a victory to advance from its ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS! Governor Wike Sacks Cabinet.

A statement Saturday by his Special Assistant, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu announced the development, saying that all former Commissioners should immediately handover to their respectice Permanent secretaries. “Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has dissolved the State Executive Council. The governor directed all former commissioners to handover to their respective Permanent Secretaries. Governor Wike thanked the former commissioners for their service ... Read More »

Fayose Is After Me Because I Refused To Beg For The Offence I Didn’t Commit – Lawmaker

AN Ekiti State House of Assembly member Gboyega Aribisogan has accused Governor Ayo Fayose of instigating his suspension because he refused to prostrate and beg for the offence he did not commit. He said some party leaders and appointees urged him to prostrate for the governor at a reconciliation parley brokered by eminent lawyer and founder of Afe Babalola University, ... Read More »

Ex-Militant Leaders Demand 30% Of Surveillance Fund

Militant

Repentant ex-militant leaders in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to avoid fresh crisis in the region by ensuring that the 30 per cent pipeline surveillance money was paid directly to each of the leaders and not through a single individual. It will be recalled that after President Muhammadu Buhari terminated the pipeline surveillance contract which was ... Read More »

Court Remands Pastor For Beheading 7-Year-Old

Law

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ebute-Meta has ordered the remand of two men, Adedoyin Oyekanmi, 23; and Erinmole Adetokunbo, 26; for allegedly beheading a seven-year-old boy, Kazeem Rabiu. The magistrate, Mrs. O.A. Fowowe-Erusiafe, said the two defendants should be remanded in custody pending the release of legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions. Punch Metro learnt that ... Read More »

Barcelona Have Made No Negotiations For Dembele – Dortmund

Dortmund sporting director, Michael Zorc insists the club is not in negotiations with Barcelona over the sale of Ousmane Dembele. Dembele scored six goals and assisted a further 12, in his first season with Dortmund and is contracted till 2021. Reports have it the France youngster has agreed a five-year deal with Barcelona, and an agreement between the clubs is ... Read More »

Eid-El-Fitri : FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holiday

HAPPY CELEBRATION! To celebrate the Eid-El-Fitri, the Federal Government has declared Monday June 26th and Tuesday June 27th as public holiday. Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government. He urged Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion of the celebration for sober reflection and pray for ... Read More »

How Gerrad Almost Forced A Move From Liverpool To Chelsea

Former Liverpool chief executive, Rick Parry, has recalled how Steven Gerrard was “adamant” he wanted to join Chelsea. Jose Mourinho who was the Blues manager at the time, was desperate to land Gerrard. Parry claims Gerrard even handed in a transfer request, although no move materialized eventually. “Way too close. It’s quite interesting when you reflect on that time,” Parry ... Read More »

‘I Am A Christian, Muslim, Traditional’- Ooni Of Ife

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi says he partakes in all forms of religion. He noted that there was nothing demonic about ​any ​traditional religion and that he discovered that all religions “are one.” ‎ Oba Ogunwusi added that there was only one God being worshipped in different ways. ​The revered monarch declared that he is a traditionalist, born into ... Read More »

Dead, Retired Civil Servants On Benue’s Payroll- Govt

Benue State

Benue State government, yesterday, said it had uncovered payroll fraud where dead and retired civil servants were being used to fraudulently draw salaries. The Deputy Governor of the state, Mr. Benson Abounu, who made this known at the commencement of the modified stable payment of salaries and screening of civil servants in the state, lamented that salary padding had also ... Read More »

Annie Idibia replies IG User who sarcastically made reference to her destination wedding

Annie Idibia and 2baba had their destination white wedding in Dubai back in 2013. While preaching today for people to support and buy Nigerian brands, an Instagram user sarcastically replied her with the hashtags “#supportNigeriaBrand and #DoYourWeddingsInNigeria”. Annie replied her immediately, schooling her on how big her traditional wedding that held in Nigeria was. Read More »

No shaking at all”- Dino Melaye reacts to reports of INEC receiving collated signatures for his recall

Dino Melaye has taken to his Facebook page to react to news that INEC has received collated signatures from his constituents meant for his recall from the senate. INEC today took delivery of six bags containing 188, 588 signed petition for Dino’s recall. Reacting via social media, Dino wrote; “It can not succeed. It is a hoax and absolute comedy ... Read More »

El-Rufai is the Judas of President Buhari’s government of change- Senator Shehu Sani says

Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna central in the Senate, has described the governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, as the Judas in the President Buhari’s government of change. In a statement signed by his Adviser on Politics and Ideology, Suleiman Ahmed and released today, Sani decried the continuous arrest of journalists that criticize Governor El-Rufai… According to him, about ... Read More »

FG appeals Saraki’s acquittal by CCT

The Federal Government has approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja to file an appeal against the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT that discharged and acquitted Senate President Bukola Saraki of 18 counts of false asset declaration and other related offences. The tribunal had on June 14th, dismissed the case on the grounds that the prosecution team ... Read More »

Federal Government opens 2017 N-Power application

THIS RAMADAN DON’T JUST THINKABOUT BEING A BETTER PERSON, DO. Welcome to Linda Ikeji’s Blog News, Events, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Fashion, Beauty, Inspiration and yes… Gossip! *Wink* Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Federal Government opens 2017 N-Power application What is N-Power? N-Power is a job creation and empowerment programme of the National Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The ... Read More »

Nigeria needs an energetic leader – Pastor Tunde Bakare speaks on Buhari’s health

Pastor Tunde Bakare, leader of the Latter Rain Assembly and  former vice-presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change has blamed the political terrain of Nigeria for the choice of an elderly president in person pf Muhammadu Buhari. Bakare spoke at a conference yesterday shortly after his Sunday morning sermon titled, ‘The birth pangs of a new Nigeria’. In his ... Read More »

Almajiri student allegedly chained and sent to beg for food by his teacher in Kaduna state (photos)

According to FAcebook user, Aishat Alubankudi, the little boy pictured above is an Almajiri student in Kaduna state. He was allegedly chained and sent to beg for food by his teacher who has been identified as Sufi. Aishat wrote; Gov Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai pls investigate. The following unconfirmed report received! This boy was sent to Islamic school in Zaria ... Read More »

My father cannot say that I didn’t take care of him, I gave him N3M and bought him two vehicles- Billionaire kidnap kingpin, Evans reveals

Following reports that Evans father, Mr. Stephen Onwuamadike was living in poverty in the village while his Billionaire kidnapper son was living an extravagant lifestyle, Evans has revealed that he took good care of him by buying him two vehicles and also gave him th sum of N3 million, which he said his father used to start fish farming and ... Read More »

Police Indefinitely Ban Rally, Public Procession, Demonstration In Kogi

The police command in Kogi state on Wednesday announced an indefinite statewide ban on rallies, public processions and demonstrations. The Commissioner of Police (CP), Wilson Inalegwu, said this in Lokoja during a meeting with area commanders, divisional police officers and senior police personnel. He said unknown gunmen attacked people at a rally being addressed by Sen. Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi ... Read More »