Okotie asks Buhari to stand down and hand over to him so he can run Nigeria as interim president

HOUSEHOLD of God Church founder Reverend Chris Okotie has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stand down and hand over the running of the country to him for the remainder of his tenure.



Reverend Father Mbaka distances himself from protests against Catholic bishop of Enugu

CONTROVERSIAL Catholic clergyman Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has distanced himself from yesterday's protests by his followers outside the Adoration Ministry ground in Enugu as youths took to the streets to oppose his recent suspension from duty.



Former military ruler Abdulsalam Abubakar flown to the UK after suffering partial stroke

FORMER Nigerian military ruler General Abdulsalam Abubakar has been flown to the UK for emergency medical treatment after taking ill after suffering what is believed to have been a partial stroke.



NNPP dismisses report that Kwankwaso will step down for Peter Obi as part of merger deal

PLANS to merge the campaigns of two of Nigeria's leading presidential candidates have hit a rock after the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) declared that its flagbearer Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso would not step down for Peter Obi of the Labour Party.



Glasgow Rangers keen on bringing Nigerian striker Stephen Odey to Scotland for next season

GLASGOW Rangers are contemplating bringing Nigerian striker Stephen Odey to Scotland next season in a deal that would be worth around £4m as the clubs looks to strengthen its forward line during the summer transfer window.



That Lagos crowd should have blocked the road and insisted that Tinubu commits to attracting this level of foreign direct investment in his first year as president before letting him pass

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Food processing - $20bn
[2] Railways - $15bn
[3] Power generation - $10bn
[4] Automobile assembly plants - $10bn
[5] Steel production - $5bn
[6] Solid mineral processing plants - $5bn
[7] Pharmaceuticals - $5bn
[8] Leather processing - $5bn
[9] Green energy - $5bn
[10] Cosmetics and beauty products - $5bn


Premier League new boys Nottingham Forest look to bring Taiwo Awoniyi back to England

NEWLY-promoted English Premier League side Nottingham Forest have opened discussions with the German Bundesliga side Union Berlin about signing Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi during the current transfer window.



Political analysts say a formal Labour and NNPP merger is not legally possible before elections

POLITICAL commentators have expressed doubts about the feasibility of the much-talked-about merger between the Labour Party and the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) saying it is unlikely to happen due to the tight election timetable.



Inec declares Biodun Oyebanji of the APC as the winner of the Ekiti State gubernatorial election

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has declared Biodun Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of yesterday gubernatorial elections in Ekiti State and the new governor-elect.



Everton join the ranks of English Premier League clubs looking to sign Emmanuel Dennis

EVERTON have joined the ranks of English clubs looking to sign Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Dennis ahead of the forthcoming 2022/23 season following the relegation of his club Watford.




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