Governor Obiano proffers reasons as to why Ndigbo do not do well in national politics

ANAMBRA State governor Willie Obiano has said that Ndigbo do not do well in national politics because the people of the southeast geo-political zone prefer splitting themselves into smaller political parties instead of coming together in a larger one.



Super Eagles manager delighted over Ebuehi's return to fitness ahead of Poland and Serbia games

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has expressed delight at Tyronne Ebuehi's return from injury after the Ado Den Haag fullback returned to training with his Dutch side this week after a recent lay-off.


Last weekend, Ebuehi, 22, was substituted amid suspicions that he had picked up a groin strain. Prior to Saturday’s match against NAC, Ebuehi had started and completed each of the last 12 games played by Ado Den Haag in the Dutch top-flight.



Chairman of senate poverty alleviation committee Senator Ali Wakili passes away after collapsing

SENATOR Ali Wakili representing Bauchi South Senatorial District and the chairman of the Senate committee on Poverty Alleviation has passed away at the age of 58 after collapsing at his Abuja home.



Dino Melaye suffers major setback as appeal court rules Inec has the authority to recall him

KOGI West's Senator Dino Melaye still faces the prospect of being recalled from the senate after the Court of Appeal in Abuja dismissed an appeal he filed asking that the recall process be truncated with immediate effect.



Housewife asks Sharia Court to dissolve her marriage because husband does not feed her and nine kids

MINNA housewife Zulei Mohammed has asked the Niger State Sharia Court to dissolve her marriage accusing her husband Aliyu of failing to provide her and her nine children with enough food.


In the first such case of its kind, Zulei accused her husband of being cruel to her in spite that had nine children for him. She alleges that he does not treat her as a man should treat his wife and asked the court to subsequently dissolve the union.



Rohr rules Enyeama out of Nigeria's World Cup squad due to inaction with his club Lille

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has declared that former skipper and Lille of France goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama  will not be part of his squad for the 2018 World Cup taking place in Russia this year.



Yoruba farmers body Oodua Redemption Alliance warns Fulani herdsmen of impending retaliation

FULANI cattle herdsmen have been warned by a group of farmers in the southwest known as the Oodua Redemption Alliance (Ora) that they will face retaliatory attacks if any person of Yoruba extraction is attacked by them of had their farms destroyed.



Lagos State government backs down and slashes land use charge by 50% after bitter protests

LAGOS State government has succumbed to pressure and reduced the Land Use Charge (Luc) on properties by as much as 50% after local citizens objected to a recent hike introduced by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.



High court judge withdraws from case after accusing EFCC of misconduct in corruption trial

FEDERAL high court judge Justice Gabriel Kolawole has lashed out at the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) over its display of gross misconduct in the prosecution of an alleged N3.1bn corruption case.



Nigeria Union of Pensioners to establish hospital to cater for the needs of its members

NIGERIA Union of Pensioners (Nup) plans to establish an hospital to take care of the health need of its members and their family under an ambitious scheme to end the endless suffering the elderly face in society.




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