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5 Sep 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it will not allow any form of electoral fraud in the Osun State governorship election. The state is expected to go to poll on September 22. The commission said the Osun governorship election will be used to send a strong message to vote traders ahead of…
5 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has placed a one-year ban from all football-related activities on Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf. Yusuf was caught on camera collecting bribe from undercover journalists who pretended to be football agents. The footage, shot by BBC’s Ghanaian reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas in September 2017, showed Yusuf collecting a handful…
4 Sep 2018
Nigeria's Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo again on Tuesday made a case for state police in the country, which has been one of the many demands of the those calling for the restructuring of the country and has enjoyed the support of the Nigerian Senate. The Senate on Tuesday, July 3 passed a resolution directing its Constitutional…
4 Sep 2018
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been found guilty in a long-running tax fraud case. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012 when he was Real Madrid manager. According to the El Mundo, Mourinho has accepted wrongdoing and has been sentenced to a one-year jail term.…
4 Sep 2018
The Abuja residence of Chief Edwin Clark, the Ijaw national leader and a former Federal Commissioner for Information, was on Tuesday raided by officers of the Nigeria Police. The Policemen arrived the Asokoro residence of Chief Clark at 1.30pm left the premises 2.30pm. They searched all the rooms of the Elder statesman, alleging that they…
4 Sep 2018
A former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, on Tuesday dumped the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to join Social Democratic Party (SDP). He also declared his intent to run for president in the 2019 general elections under the SDP. Duke said he left the PDP after 20 years because it had derailed and lost…
1 Sep 2018
Former minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode, on Saturday, said President Muhammadu Buhari alone cannot solve the country’s problems. Fani-Kayode, a member of the People's Democratic Party, said in a Facebook that Nigerians have to do more "than just electing a new President" and the country needed an "all-encompassing referendum"  and restructuring to solve its problems.…
1 Sep 2018
Three members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state House of Representatives on Saturday dumped the party to join Action Democratic Party (ADP). The defectors -  Hon. Debo Akanbi representing Ede North, Hon. Abdullahi Ibrahim representing Iwo and Hon. Tajudeen Famuyide representing Ilesha West  - were received at the AD Secretariat by the…
1 Sep 2018
A police officer attached to the Ipakodo-Ikorodu station of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Inspector Charles Omotosho, has been sacked for extorting five thousand naira from a road user in May. While Omotosho, who was attached to SARS Ikorodu, Lagos, was dismissed, three other accomplice (names withheld) of the dismissed Inspector were awarded punishment…
31 Aug 2018
Support groups of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Friday purchased and presented the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the former Nigerian vice president. The groups, who stormed the headquarters of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization in Abuja, said they donated to raise the funds for…
31 Aug 2018
Former Lyon striker, Mariano Diaz has been handed the historic number 7 shirt by Real Madrid after he joined the Spanish giants for €30 million (£27m/$35m). The 25-year-old forward, who was born in Spain but has played for the Dominican Republic internationally, re-signed for Madrid 12 months after he left the La Liga outfit. Diaz…
31 Aug 2018
The Special Assistant on New Media to Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rinsola Abiola, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The late M.K.O. Abiola’s daughter in a statement on Friday said she dumped the ruling party after she was told not to consider running for any elective position on the…

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