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Ronaldo Floors Messi, Wins Third UEFA Best Player title

Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw. His great rival Lionel ... Read More »

Corruption:Dubai No Longer as Safe Haven as Buhari signs treaty

United Arab Emirates is no longer a safe haven for corrupt Nigerians as President Muhammadu Buahri Thursday signed a treaty with the Kingdom. The President, who signed the treaty on Thursday in Abuja, also ratified three other agreements covering legal assistance in criminal, civil and commercial matters, and extradition. The others treaties are Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal ... Read More »

Confirmed!Appeal Court Sacks PDP’s Senator George Sekibo

The Appeal Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by Sen. George Sekibo challenging the judgment of the Rivers State National Election Tribunal which removed him as the senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District. The court dismissed his charge stating that it lacks merit and failed to show any reason why the decision of the Tribunal should be set aside. Read More »

Drama as Arewa Youths Withdraw Quit Notice

The Coalition of Northern Groups on Thursday withdrew the quit notice given to Igbos living in the northern part of the country. The groups had in June ordered the people of South East extraction to leave the North by October 1. However, the youths asked the Federal Government to create an opportunity for the Igbos to hold a referendum on ... Read More »

Why I am acting in London Edition of SARO -Kunle Afolayan

Award-winning Film Maker and Actor, Kunle Afolayan has revealed that he decided to join the cast of Saro, the Nigerian musical which will be taking London by storm all through this week, because he wanted to challenge himself. He noted that it had been about 12 years since he last featured on a stage production with Mr Wanle Akinboboye and ... Read More »

Illegal Recruitment: Senate to Accelerate Passage of Existing Vacancies Bill, Says Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will accelerate the passage of the Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Prohibition) Bill, once it resumes in September. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said that the Bill, which is currently due for Second Reading, will ... Read More »