Buhari defies critics and calls as well as writes to Bisi Akande over the loss of his wife

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari reportedly telephoned the former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Bisi Akande earlier today to offer his condolences over the death of his wife.



Arewa Consultative Forum drops its opposition to restructuring Nigeria so long as it is fair

NORTHERN Nigeria's pan-cultural organisation the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said that it is now in favour of restructuring the country so long as the exercise is fair and just and does not discriminate against anyone.



Police search for armed robbery and kidnapping suspect Terwase Akwaza with 33 wives

BENUE State Police Command has stepped up its search for wanted armed robber and kidnapper Terwase Akwaza who married 33 women after it was alleged that any woman he touched ended up as his wife.


Yesterday, the command arraigned his wife Queen Akwaza, over her alleged refusal to disclose her husband’s whereabouts. Mrs Akwaza, who appeared before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s Court, was charged with criminal conspiracy, screening of armed robbery and kidnapping suspects and acts of terrorism.


PDP senators rejoice is Ademola Adeleke takes oath of office showing off his dance steps

PEOPLE'S Democratic Party (PDP) senators were in jubilant mood yesterday as the newly-elected member representing Osun West Senatorial District Senator Ademola Adeleke was sworn-in amid laughter and jokes about his dancing prowess.


Algeria plan to move World Cup qualifier against Eagles to freezing coastal city of Constantine

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles face a daunting World Cup run-in later on this year as Algeria are considering taking their November home qualifier to the north-eastern city of Constantine where temperatures could be as low as minus four degrees.



Senators condemn the role and expense of Kogi State government in Dino Melaye recall saga

NIGERIA'S senate has condemned the role of the Kogi State government in the proposed recall of the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District Dino Melaye, and expressed concern that scarce public resources are being expended on venture.



Nigerian Football Federation delegation to pay solidarity visit to Ikeme in the UK as he fights leukaemia

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials plan to visit Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme currently hospitalised in England after being diagnosed as having with acute leukaemia.


Ikeme, 31, who mans goal for Nigeria and English Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers, was recently found to have leukaemia, otherwise known as cancer of the blood during a pre-season medical. He has since begun receiving treatment amid an outpouring of support from across world football.



Supreme Court declares former Kaduna governor Ahmed Makarfi is the bonafide PDP chairman

FORMER Kaduna State governor Senator Ahmed Makarfi has been declared as the authentic national chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) after Nigeria's Supreme Court ruled that he was duly elected at its convention.



Osinbajo returns to Abuja after whirlwind trip to London to confer with Buhari

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo returned to Abuja early this morning after a whirlwind trip to the UK where he went to confer with ailing President Muhammadu Buhari  currently recuperating  in London.



RCCG faces being dragged to court by its members who were defrauded in an Abuja property scheme

LEADERS of one of Nigeria's largest pentecostal churches the Christian Church of God (RCCG) face being dragged to court by their members over fraudulent dealings in a property purchase programme that involved many parishioners being fleeced off.




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