By Izuchukwu Okosi: Super Eagles striker Osaze Odemwingie has confirmed through social media network Twitter that he will not be in action for most part of the season for his Barclays Premier League side, Stoke City over knee problem. The Nigerian World Cup star seemed to jar his knee in the Potters’ 1-0 win over ... Read More
The Biafra Zionist Federation, BZF, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to order the immediate release of its leader, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka and other members who have been in detention for the past two months. The group said it was set to institute a court action against the Inspector General of Police at the International […]Biafra Zionist Federation threatens to drag IGP to ICJ over prolonged detention of members
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State,Chief Olusola Oke today denied media reports that he recently criticised the administration and policies of Governor Olusegun Mimiko. He said the interview he granted was a long time ago before the governor made his intention known to join the PDP, stressing that the statement […]Oke denies criticizing Mimiko’s policies
The Edo State Police Command yesterday paraded a 22-year-old man, Bestman Momodu, who allegedly killed his father, Zuberu Momodu, with a machete during an argument over a missing stick of cigarette in the house. The suspect, who admitted the offence, said he regretted his action. He was paraded alongside 67 other suspected criminals by the […]Man kills father during disagreement over stick of cigarette
By Jibril Issa For five consecutive days, Nigerian Editors under their umbrella body- The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) gathered in the serene city of Katsina, the capital of Katsina State to brainstorm, away from their busy editorial desks â€“ on the way forward for Nigeria. This time around, the 10th All Nigerian Editors Conference,...
The Kwara State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Prince Tunji Moronfoye, has urged the people of Kwara State to remain patient over the declaration of the intention by His Excellency, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, to go for the second term, as the mandate is left to the people. The commissioner gave the observation’ while speaking on...
Nigerians have again been reminded of the need to ensure regular exercise to keep fit and healthy. The Secretary Kwara State Veteran Badminton Club, Ilorin, Mr Yinka Abolarin made the call today while featuring on a Radio Kwara Interactive programme â€œThe Platformâ€. According to him, through regular exercise, ailments such as heart diseases, depression, anxiety...
The official logo for the 2014 SWAN Media Games will be unveiled tomorrow (Wednesday) by the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Razak Atunwa, at the Kwara State House of Assembly, by 12.00 noon. The unveiling of the logo is part of the build-ups towards the 3rd edition of the Games,...
By Zarumi Mashood All Progressives Congress (APC) youths from Kwara South Senatorial District have denied attacking a meeting of party elders with stakeholders and dismissed reports of their opposition to the re-election of the state Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed as untrue. The youths, in a joint press briefing on Monday at Ajasse-Ipo addressed by Sunkanmi...
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of covering some sponsors of the Boko Haram sect. The party chieftain during a press conference on Tuesday hinted that some top financers of the bloodthirsty group are friends to President Jonathan but heâ€™s covering them up. Oyegun […]President Jonathan is a friend to Boko Haram sponsors â€“ APC Chairman, Odigie-Oyegun
Deputy Governor of Borno state, Zannah Umar Mustapha has Tuesday declared that Bama has not fallen into the hands of Boko Haram terrorists, saying that the Military was in full control of the security situation over last Mondayâ€™s insurgents’ attacks. Mustapha made the declarations today at the briefing of newsmen on the state of insecurity […]“Bama in Borno has not fallen to Boko Haram” – Deputy Governor insists
- Pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after his All-Terrain Vehicle collided with a minivan in the Canadian countryside, police said Tuesday.The post Justin Bieber faces more assault charges, dangerous driving appeared first on Vanguard News.
A couple of weeks ago, a close friend and brother, had invited me to participate in a free health service programme organised by their church, a popular Pentecostal church that has the mission of having almost a branch on every street. This is the second time I have been part of this exercise. I honoured... [Read More...]
A young French mother whose daughter had been smuggled by her father out of the country and possibly to Syria was reunited with the two-year-old in Turkey, a source close to the French interior minister said Tuesday.The post French mum reunited with daughter taken by alleged jihadi husband appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two Electoral Officers who supervised the last governorship election in Osun state have been suspended by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC over alleged electoral fraud during the exercise.The post INEC suspends 2 EOs over alleged manipulation Of Osun gov poll appeared first on Vanguard News.
The so-called "Islamic State" released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant apparently beheading an American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive.The footage, seen by AFP after it was found online by private terrorism monitor SITE, shows 31-year-old freelance reporter Steven Sotloff dressed in orange and on his knees in a desert landscape.The post Islamic State claims to behead second US reporter appeared first on Vanguard News.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted seven health workers working for the Niger Delta Development Commission in Abua/Odual Local Government Area of Rivers State. The health workers; four medical doctors, a pharmacist, one dentist and a nurse, were said to have been taken away by their captors at about 11pm on Saturday in Okolomade... [Read More...]
A 19-year-old boy from Zaria, Kaduna State was on Tuesday put under isolation at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, for exhibiting symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus disease. Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr Thot Dogo, who confirmed this to one our correspondents in Kaduna, said the hospital authorities alerted the ministry when... [Read More...]
Boko Haram have seized a strategic town in Nigeria's far northeast, prompting denials from the military, as experts said the government risked losing control and the region was "on the brink" of takeover.The post Boko Haram seizes strategic town, seeking to takeover Maiduguri appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has denied information on the internet that cases of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease have been recordedÂ in the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr. Aniekan Umanah, in a joint statement with the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ememabasi Bassey, said in Uyo on Tuesday evening that there... [Read More...]