Lamidi Apapa denies being bribed with $1m to truncate the Labour Party's election petition

EMBATTLED chairman of one of the factions of Nigeria's Labour Party Lamidi Apapa has denied receiving a sum of N500m ($1m) as a bribe in order to scuttle the party's ongoing case before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) in Abuja.



Glasgow Celtic weigh up possible move for American-born Nigerian striker Eduvie Ikoba

SCOTTISH Premiership champions Celtic are being linked with a summer move for American-born Nigerian striker Eduvie Ikoba with a view to signing him from his Hungarian club Zalaegerszegi during the forthcoming transfer window.



Apparently Tinubu has been speaking with the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. I hope they agreed an FDI plan that look’s something like this

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Pre-pandemic in 2019, US foreign direct investment (FDI) worldwide totalled $5.96trn. As the world’s largest black nation and Afriva’s largest economy, Nigeria wool from henceforth attract 10% of all such investment

[2] Within the US itself, FDI during that period totalled $246bn, with about $125bn of this coming from Japan. The US will press Japan to invest in Nigeria too


Political upstart Yemi Mobolade becomes the first ever black mayor of Colorado Springs

NIGERIAN Yemi Mobolade has been elected as the new mayor of Colorado Springs in the US state of Colorado becoming the first black man ever voted into office to lead the city despite being a political upstart.



Tinubu promises US that he will deliver institutional reforms and bring in development programmes

PRESIDENT-elect Bola Tinubu has held a brief telephone conversation with US secretary of state Antony Blinken during which he promised to deliver institutional reforms and development programmes to deepen Nigeria's democratic institutions.



Police ransack Seun Kuti's home in search of evidence to charge him with fresh offence

AFROBEAT musician Seun Kuti us faxing the prospect of being charged with more offences than just assaulting a policeman after the men of the Lagos State Police Command ransacked his residence in search of evidence to charge him with a separate crime.



Labour Party's petition against APC victory suffers setback as two factions clash in court

LEGAL action brought against Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) by the Labour Party challenging the results of the recent presidential elections have suffered a setback after the judge adjourned their case following a squabble between two rival factions.



Arsenal's on-loan striker Folarin Balogun finally opts for US over Nigeria and England

ARSENAL'S on-loan striker Folarin Balogun has finally ended the speculation about his international future after months of endless speculation by opting to represent the US national team at senior level in p[reference to Nigeria and England.



North central governors reject National Assembly leadership positions zoning arrangement

STATE governors from Nigeria's north central geo-political zone have rejected the recent zoning of the 10th National Assembly leadership positions agreed to by the top brass of the  by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and requested a meeting to review it.




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