Sunday, 30 April 2017
Defenders Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly have been added to Manchester United's growing injury list against Swansea. England left-back Shaw, who has completed just four Premier League games this season went off with an ankle problem after nine minutes.
An unidentified student of University of Benin has drowned in River Benue, on the closing day of Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) in Makurdi. Dr Omeche Onoja, Chairman, NUGA games medical and sanitation subcommittee confirmed the incident.
Saturday, 29 April 2017
Consequent on the attack by unknown gunmen on Senator Dino Melaye at his residence at Iyala, Ijumu LGA in Kogi State on 15th April, 2017, at about 0030hrs, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, swiftly deployed Police Special Tactical Squad (STS) team to unravel the circumstances surrounding the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Music is the food of the soul, and Di’ja perfectly reiterates this in this happy, playful mid tempo tune titled "Wan Chop". She describes her music and style in culinary metaphors and then makes a global invite to her fans across the world to come have a taste of her music, style and personality. The song was by Don Jazzy. Continue to see more photos/video...
For the better part of this week, Nigeria has been having much to do about the royal snub from the Oba of Lagos to the Ooni of Ife. Such outrage, such consternation against Oba Rilwan Akiolu. The venom vented on him on social media and in real life were as though he had committed some unpardonable sin.
Friday, 28 April 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari not attend Juma’at prayer at Aso Rock mosque on Friday. According to insider sources, this is the first time the President will be absent at the mosque since he returned to the country after a 49-day medical vacation in the UK.
Federal Government has declared Monday, May 1, as public holiday to commemorate the 2017 Workers’ Day celebration. Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) the minister of interior, made the declaration in a statement on Friday, April 28, by the Director, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido.
An obese monkey, a 33lb long-tailed macaque, nicknamed 'Uncle Fatty' had been getting fed sugary melons, milkshakes, sweetcorn and noodles, by visitors to a floating water market in Bangkok, Thailand, and has become twice the weight of monkeys of his specie.
A Kenyan religious leader, Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, who was a candidate in the political party primaries, is being detained for a further four more days after being arrested on Wednesday for disrupting a voting exercise, private Standard newspaper reports.
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 disclosed that the introduction of the whistle-blower policy by the Federal Government has led to the recovery of about N17billion by the Commission.
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Apparently disturbed by the lackluster developments in the Lagos Island local government areas, Prince Wale Ojora has taken the bull by the horn to vie for the chairmanship position of the council in the forthcoming local council elections.
As part of its re-engineering effort and coming from a loss position in 2016, Ecobank transnational incorporated (ETI) has announced 15 per cent increase in profit after tax to N18.7 billion for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 2017.
The financial institution in the first quarter of 2016 posted N16.2 billion profit after tax.
Guinness Nigeria Plc, the nation’s leading alcoholic beverage manufacturer and a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, has released its unaudited results for the nine months ended 31 March, 2017.
The first Military Administrator of Bayelsa State, Commodore Oladipo Philips Ayeni, has died. He died in Lagos state at the age of 68. Continue to see statement from his family…
The Nigeria Police Force has returned money in both local and foreign currencies, including other documents seized from the Abuja residence of Senator Danjuma Goje of Gombe state.
Woman reveals how she was rescued
Mauda Kyitaragabirwe got pregnant in pre-independence Uganda, her parents sent her to Punishment Island, with the expectation she would die there.