Monthly Archive: July, 2013

Taye Taiwo seals Bursaspor switch from Milan

Nigeria defender Taye Taiwo has completed his move to Turkish side Bursaspor from AC Milan. Taiwo, who played on loan at Ukrainian club Dynamo Kiev last season, passed a medical before finalising his… Continue reading

We require N300m to pay students’ bursary –Kwara

The Kwara State Government has said that it would need about N300 million to pay the bursary and scholarship to no fewer than 60,000 of its indigenes studying at various institutions of higher… Continue reading

Home based Eagles beat Ivory Coast

The home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria Saturday defeated Ivory Coast 4-1 in the African Nations Cup Championship qualifier. The first leg match was played in Kano, northwest Nigeria. Sunday Mba was man of… Continue reading

2015: We are yet to find Fashola’s successor – ACN

The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Lagos State chapter has dismissed media speculation that Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the wife of the National Leader of the Party, Bola Tinubu, has been anointed to take… Continue reading

Nigerian troops burned homes in extremist attack

BOSSO, Niger – (AP) — Soldiers involved in a shootout with Islamic militants who were given refuge in one Nigerian village hut took revenge on the community by setting ablaze about 10 homes,… Continue reading

over 30 land in hospital after eating delicacy at naming ceremony

The joy of a family, residing in Graceland Housing Estate, Egbeada, Owerri, almost turned sour as no fewer than 30 of their guests ended up in hospital after eating a suspected poisoned Igbo… Continue reading

2015: Buhari, Aregbesola, el-Rufai, others meet in Zaria

DETERMINED to capture political power come 2015, former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd); the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola; Malam Nasir El-Rufai; former Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Prof.… Continue reading

Police arrest wizkid Impersonator

The police recently arrested an impostor that goes around defrauding the people while claiming to be the talented singer, Ayo Balogun popularly known as Wizkid. The pop star, has spoken out against his… Continue reading

John Kumuyi’s Apology: Medicine After Death

A plethora of reactions has been trailing the marriage of the second son of the General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC), John Kumuyi, to his heartthrob, former Miss Love Odih.… Continue reading

An Interview with MI

Jude Abaga also known as ‘Mr Incredible’ (MI) is one of the popular musicians in the country. He speaks with Joan Omionawele on his life as a rapper, challenges in the industry and… Continue reading

Reconstruction of N167bn Lagos-Ibadan expressway starts •Jonathan promises completion in 4 years

THE reconstruction and expansion works on the 127.6-kilometre Lagos-Ibadan expressway will cost the Federal Government N167 billion and is expected to be completed in 48 months. While kicking off the project on Friday… Continue reading

Iyanya used and dumped me – Yvonne Nelson

Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson has, for the first time, made a full disclosure on her relationship with Nigerian musician Iyanya, stating theKukere singer only wanted to use her. Last year, news went viral that… Continue reading

We Won’t Leave PDP – Tambuwal, Amaechi

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday dispelled growing rumours that he was on the verge of leaving the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for an opposition party. Tambuwal… Continue reading

Ministry Fights Attack By Alleged Gay Rights Group

THE Federal Ministry of Information Friday said it has fought off the attack on Nigeria’s National Portal by a group of gay rights activists. The ministry says it is taking additional measures to… Continue reading

10 communities to get potable water in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State government has presented a bank draft of N200 million to Cardinal Resources, a water company, for the provision of potable water to 10 communities in the state. Speaking at the… Continue reading

Ahmed Inaugurates Executives Kwara Artisan Congress

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfattah Ahmed has expressed the readiness of his government to accord priority to the welfare, training and re training of artisans in the state for them to compete favourably… Continue reading

Jonathan launches new tourism identity

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has launched “Fascinating Nigeria,” a new tourism identity intended to lure international tourists and boost the economy of the country. Performing the ceremony at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential… Continue reading

NLNG Accuses NIMASA Of Scuttling Out of Court Settlement

The Nigerian Liquefied and Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited has accused the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) of frustrating its move to amicably resolve the protracted dispute between them. NLNG and NIMASA… Continue reading

7 persons injured as PDP, ACN members clash in Osun

Less than a year to the conduct of governorship election in Osun State, members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), were on Wednesday, locked in… Continue reading

Abia urges Imo to rescind quit order on transport firm

ABIA State has pleaded with its Imo State counterpart to consider rescinding its order for the cessation of the operations of Abia Line Network Transport Company at its current base along Wetheral Road… Continue reading