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IPOB: OHANAEZE FIGHTING SAME CAUSE DIFFERENT APPROACHES -NWODO

IPOB: OHANAEZE FIGHTING SAME CAUSE DIFFERENT APPROACHES -NWODO

The President-General of Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has called on the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to change his unfriendly attitude and instead build bridges for the Ndigbo in the country. Nwodo in a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Emeka...

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SUDAN FLOODS KILL 10 WRECK 3,300 HOMES :CIVIL DEFENCE

SUDAN FLOODS KILL 10 WRECK 3,300 HOMES :CIVIL DEFENCE

At least 10 people were killed and more than 3,300 homes ruined by flooding triggered by torrential rains across much of Sudan this week, the country’s civil defence organisation said Thursday. Some 1,800 homes were completely destroyed while just over 1,500 were partially ruined, it said, while 21 schools and eight mosques were swept away....

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ADESINA: #RevolutionNow protest irritating

ADESINA: #RevolutionNow protest irritating

The Presidency has said the #RevolutionNow protests that held in different parts of the state on Wednesday were a mere child’s play and an irritation. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday. Adesina said the protests were carried out by only...

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HOW NIGERIANS SPENT N2.37TN ON PETROL WITHIN A YEAR – NNPC

HOW NIGERIANS SPENT N2.37TN ON PETROL WITHIN A YEAR – NNPC

In 13 months, Nigerians spent N2.37tn on petrol imported into the country by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, data released by the corporation have shown. The corporation said on Wednesday that its total revenue generated from the sales of white products for the period May 2019 to May 2020 stood at N2.39tn. It disclosed that...

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BREAKING : ALEXIS SANCHEZ JOINS INTER MILAN ON THREE-YEAR DEAL

BREAKING : ALEXIS SANCHEZ JOINS INTER MILAN ON THREE-YEAR DEAL

Alexis Sanchez has joined Inter Milan from Manchester United on a three-year deal. Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had said on Wednesday Alexis Sanchez’s move to Inter Milan had been made permanent. Chile midfielder Sanchez, 31, who joined Inter last August after a season and a half at Old Trafford, has scored four goals...

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ARMY: LADY DISMISSED AFTER ALLEGED RAPE

ARMY: LADY DISMISSED AFTER ALLEGED RAPE

The Nigerian Army has dismissed a soldier for getting pregnant after she was raped by suspected bandits while travelling to Ogbomoso, Oyo State. The rape victim was charged with one count of ‘conduct prejudicial to service discipline,’ found guilty and dismissed from the regiment. She, however, declined to speak on her ordeal when contacted on...

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ATHLETICS : SPRINT KING USAIN BOLT SAYS HE DIDN’T GET FAIR CHANCE IN FOOTBALL

ATHLETICS : SPRINT KING USAIN BOLT SAYS HE DIDN’T GET FAIR CHANCE IN FOOTBALL

Sprint legend Usain Bolt Thursday claimed he wasn’t given “a fair chance” to prove himself in Australia’s A-League after a failed attempt to become a professional footballer. The Jamaican, an eight-time Olympic champion, tried out with the Central Coast Mariners in 2018 after quitting athletics, hoping to fulfil a childhood dream to become a soccer...

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Impeachment: Police surround Edo Assembly complex

Impeachment: Police surround Edo Assembly complex

Policemen on Thursday surrounded the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital. This is coming barely 24 hours after the Deputy Speaker, Yekini Idiaye, was impeached by the state lawmakers. The member representing Orhionmwon-South constituency, Mr Roland Asoro, has since been appointed deputy speaker and was immediately administered the oath...

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FIREWORKS AS BUHARI’S SPOKESMAN REVOLUTIONNOW LAWYER CLASH ON TV

FIREWORKS AS BUHARI’S SPOKESMAN REVOLUTIONNOW LAWYER CLASH ON TV

There was a mild drama on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday when the President’s most senior spokesman, Femi Adesina; and the National President of Revolutionary Lawyers Forum, Mr Tope Akinyode, exchanged words over the #RevolutionNow protests that took place in various parts of the country on Wednesday. Akinyode, who took part in the protests...

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ZULUM: NO SABOTAGE IN FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM

ZULUM: NO SABOTAGE IN FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM

The Defence Headquarters has declared that the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum last week, was not an act of sabotage by soldiers as alleged by the state helmsman. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said an analysis of the footage of the attack indicates that the attack...