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Osun State Governor Aregbesola loses Mom

  Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola, the mother of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the octogenarian died in the early hours of Tuesday in Ilesa, the governor’s hometown. Although no statement had been issued on the burial arrangement, sources close to the family said the deceased would be buried later in the […]

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: Ignore Alleged Utterances against Buhari

Nigeria’s former finance minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has denied social media reports that she made utterances against President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the post on her Facebook wall, the ex-minister said the reports were false: I had earlier debunked the same fake news on Jan 5, 2017, but it is obviously in some people’s interest to see […]

Police arrest Lunatic Killer of Step-Sister

  According to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the Enugu State police have arrested one Chima Odo, who is suspected to be a lunatic, for alleged killing of his step-sister, Ndidiamaka Odo. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Ebere Amaraizu, said that the suspect also injured two other family members […]

Osinbajo: Urges APC Governors to Deliver on Promises to the People

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured Nigerians that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government will surely deliver on its promises to Nigerians despite numerous challenges facing the economy and the country. He spoke in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state, on Tuesday  at the conclusion of a Federal Government- Progressives Governors’ Forum parley. Osinbajo urged […]

Neymar keeps Barcelona Guessing on PSG Move

Brazilian superstar Neymar landed back in Barcelona on Tuesday evening, keeping mum on talks about his world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. The 25-year-old Barcelona forward was travelling back from China and had earlier posted a video on social media apparently from Dubai airport, amid suggestions that he could have been bound for Paris. He has […]

Saraki: I have stopped receiving pension

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said he had stopped collecting pension in Kwara state, where he was the governor between 2003 and 2011. He said, on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja, that he wrote a letter to the state government to stop the payment of the pension. According to Saraki, the move […]

‘Insects only Attack Lights that Shine’ – Ronaldo Slams Critics

As his trial for tax fraud gets underway, Cristiano Ronaldo is anything but remorseful, opting rather to hit back at critics who are supposedly envious of him. A day after appearing at a court in the Madrid suburb Pozuelo de Alarcon to answer claims he evaded £13.1 million in tax between 2011 and 2014, the Real Madrid superstar took […]

‘No Going Back on Igbo Quit Notice’ – Arewa Youths

After a meeting with a former Governor of Abia State, Chief Uzor Kalu in Abuja on Tuesday, the coalition of Northern Youths Group said that the October 1, 2017 ultimatum given to Igbo living in the North to vacate the zone remained. The leader of the coalition made up of 16 different groups, Mr Shettima Yerima, said […]

Nnamdi Kanu Blows Hot: ”I’ll Go To Lagos and Tackle Media Houses Who Write Rubbish About Biafra, Scrap Ohaneze On Nov. 19” 

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has promised to take the agitation for secession to Lagos and Kaduna state in the coming months. Kanu announced this when he was visited by some IPOB members in his father’s house, Isiama Afara Ukwu, in Umuahia, Abia state on Sunday, July 30. Kanu […]

Health Practitioners: Breastfeeding Doesn’t Sag Breast

  The President National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses Mrs Olubunmi Aiyedun  says exclusive breastfeeding does not flatten or make breast sag. Aiyedun made this known when she featured at a forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday. The paediatrician, who noted that a lot of women prefer not to […]
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