Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday held that the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) is an authorised Collective Management Organisation (CMO) for musical works and sound recordings in Nigeria. Justice Buba gave the verdict while dismissing a suit by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) Ltd seeking to stop […]
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The National Association of Nigerian Footballers, NANF, has raised alarm over the negative effect of the “invasion “ of Nigeria by promoters of foreign football leagues and their merchandise, while relegating the local game to the background.
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Tottenham Hotspur came from two goals down to force Italian champions Juventus to a 2-2 draw in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League first leg round of 16 clash at the Juventus Stadium. Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain scored a brace in the first half to hand the Bianconeri a 2-1 lead into the break. Harry Kane scored Spurs’ first […]
The Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as someone “in a trance,” urging him to wake up to challenges bedevilling the nation. ALSO READ: Herdsmen killings: FG’s attitude shows cow is important [...]
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The Nigeria Police Force, yesterday, paraded five members of armed robbery suspects, who is led by one Dr Ola Solomon Jimade and specialises in terrorising houses of rich persons and carting away valuables. Addressing journalists in Abuja, FCT Police Commissioner, CP Sadiq Bello said ?”the suspects, normally operate in the early hours of the evening, drive in […]
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Former youth football coach Barry Bennell was found guilty of multiple counts of child sexual abuse on Tuesday, triggering tears from those who accused him of assaulting them as youngsters.
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Twenty-one students and their three teachers of Government Day Junior Secondary School, Misau, Bauchi State, on Tuesday, were involved in an auto crash which claimed their lives. As gathered, the students and their teachers were returning [...]
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MEMBERS of the Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2018 Budget bill of N103.6 billion into law as against N98.5 billion presented by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in December, last year. The passage [...]
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Five armed gunmen on Tuesday morning kidnapped a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Musa Danbaba Saya-Saya in Kaduna State. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed Saya-Saya village in Ikara Local Government area of Kaduna State at about 1.00 am and forced their way into the residence of Musa Danbaba Saya-Saya, a former […]
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Federal High Court in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, yesterday, sentenced a commander of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abba Umar, to 60 years imprisonment for various acts of terrorism. The 22-year old, who was remorseless and maintained a hard look throughout the proceedings, confirmed that he would return to Sambisa Forest to continue with […]
Borno state Police command has refuted some media reports going around that the women that were released alongside University of Maiduguri Lectures by Boko Haram following a negotiation between them and the Federal Government were policewomen. The state Commissioner of Police, Damain Chukwu made the clarification at a monthly press briefing at the Conference Hall […]
Reno Omokri, former aide to expresident Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday accused Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of being a double-sided person. Omokri stated that Tinubu who described former president Olusegun Obasanjo as a retiree once begged the ex-president to support the APC during the 2015 election. This is in reaction […]
Zinedine Zidane is hoping the Champions League will again bring out the best in Real Madrid as the title-holders prepare to face the formidable Paris Saint-Germain of Neymar in Wednesday's last 16, first leg.
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Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has called for an organised resistance to attacks being perpetrated by armed herdsmen across the country. Professor Soyinka told journalists in Lagos on Tuesday that the phenomenon of herdsmen and farmers clashes is not new but an issue that has graduated to an alarming state in the last eight years. […]
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The Rivers State Government has warned that it will not tolerate any form of inter communal hostilities amongst communities in the state. The State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo gave this warning at Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday during a stake holders meeting between the Rivers State Boundary Commission and representatives of Ifoko […]
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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the statement credited to Prof. Wole Soyinka on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari was under many unknown forces. Fani-Kayode told President Buhari to heed advice from both spiritual and political leaders in the country and resign. According to the former Minister, notable spiritual leaders such as […]
By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has been handed a major boost ahead of next month’s international friendlies against Poland and Serbia with the return of Ikechukwu Ezenwa to training, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Rohr’s men will take on Poland and Serbia on March 23 and March 27 respectively. Ezenwa suffered a knee injury while […]
The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify effort towards improving electricity supply in the country to reduce usage of power generators in homes. This was sequel to a motion by Rep. Emmanuel Akpan (Akwa/Ibom-PDP) on the “need to address recurring cases of deaths caused by generator fumes in Nigeria.’’ Moving […]
No fewer than twelve Fulani herdsmen have been reportedly killed while fourteen others are declared missing by the Fulani community in Oyo State, after an attack by suspected local farmers at Okere near Iseyin in Iseyin local government area of the state. The chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Oyo […]
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BOKO Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is said to be on the run now for his life, following concerted efforts of troops of Operation Lafia Dole’s activities in the ongoing clearance of the Sambisa forest through ‘Operation [...]