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Jose Mourinho buries father, a former goal keeper

Jose Mourinho said an emotional goodbye to his father Felix on Tuesday  as he attended his funeral in Setubal, Portugal. The Manchester United manager confirmed that his father had passed away on Sunday evening at the age of 79 after suffering with ill health for several months. Mourinho, who helped carry the coffin into the church, was joined by wife ... Read More »

Fake Life: Nigerian Rapper Sauce Kid gets 2-year Jail term!

Nigerian rapper, Babalola Falemi, popularly known as Sauce Kid, is to spend the next two years in an American prison for stealing $15,388. Law enforcement agents caught up with him as he wanted to board a flight at Boise Airport in Idaho, United States of America. Falemi was said to have obtained stolen bank card numbers and identified information from their owners. He ... Read More »

Report: Zambia,Nigeria make highest cyber attack-prone list

Five African nations led by Zambia and Nigeria are among the top ten the list of countries prone to cyber-attacks according to the latest Global Threat Impact Index released yesterday by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd in Lagos. Zambia has the highest risk profile, with Nigeria in second position. Uganda, Malawi and South African are ranked 7th, 8th and 9th ... Read More »

Adesina, former Minister wins $250,000 Agric Prize

The President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) and Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, has emerged the winner of the prestigious World Food Prize, 2017 award. The award was announced Monday in Washington D.C. by the World Food Prize Foundation in recognition of Adesina’s achievements in the agriculture sector and for driving change in ... Read More »

Hurricane Sanusi strikes Again: Removes another Bayero son

Adeleke Adeosun The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has continued his purge of the kano Emirate and cutting off any form of perceived opposition with the suspension of another son of late Emir Ado Bayero and District Head of Takai Local Government, Alhaji Bashir Ado Bayero over “disloyalty”. The suspended District Head was also directed to appear before ... Read More »

Ooni to youths: “If you are unhappy with Buhari,vote him out in 2019”

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has urged Nigerian youths to stop complaining especially about misdeeds of government and start taking their destinies in their hands. Speaking during an interview on The Osasu Show aired on AIT, he wondered why Nigerians are resorting to hate speeches and complaining about government actions. When asked what government must do ... Read More »

ASUU Raises Alarm “Universities too expensive for the Poor” (See list of fees)

There is a chance that many poor Nigerians will not be able to fund the University education of their children as no fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees according to the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr. Deji Omole, made this known in a statement made ... Read More »

“Awolowo caused Nigeria’s present problems”-Paul Unongo

Aged Politician, Paul Unong has blamed Chief Obafemi Awolowo for the problem that is bedeviling Nigeria today, adding that it was the Federal System that Awolowo promoted that is now the reason for our disunity. According to an interview with the Vanguard, Unongo Stated “Chief Awolowo said having watched the African systems and the European systems, later on, the form ... Read More »

Fashola to Lawmakers “FG May Consider Legal Action Over Budget”

Perturbed by the actions of the National Assembly over slashing of budgetary allocation to key power, infrastructure projects nationwide in the 2017 budget, the Federal Government may consider a legal action against the legislators. In a statement on Monday by Hakeem Bello, Chief Press Secretary to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, the government said the nation ... Read More »