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Just in: Senator Kanti Bello is dead

Kanti Bello, the lawmaker who represented Katsina north senatorial between 2003 and 2011, is dead. He died in the early hours of Tuesday, in Abuja. Associates said he was 72. Read More »

Transfer: Man City offers Cash + Sterling for Sanchez

Manchester City have made an incredible player-plus-cash offer for Alexis Sanchez. They have offered to put Raheem Sterling into the deal to try and sign Sanchez before Thursday’s transfer deadline. Arsenal have insisted that Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract. But Mirror Sport understands there has now been direct contact between the ... Read More »

Anambra: Obaze floors Ifeanyi Uba, grabs PDP Guber ticket

Former Secretary to the Anambra state government,  Mr. Oseloka Obaze has defeated the Chairman Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Uba , and other contenders to emerge the flag-bearer for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the governorship election in the state come November. Mr. Obaze polled a total of 672 votes to defeat Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba who polled just 94 ... Read More »

Ekiti PDP crises: Scores wounded as Fayose, Senator’s supporters clash

There was tension yesterday at Omuo-Ekiti, Kota-Ekiti and other communities in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, following a bloody clash between supporters of Governor Ayo Fayose and those of Senate Deputy Minority Whip Biodun Olujimi. Scores of people were said to have been wounded at a meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Kota-Ekiti on Sunday. ... Read More »

Exclusive: Why I am fighting Unity Bank, EFCC- Bola Shagaya

Billionaire business woman, Hajia Bola Shagaya has opened up and why she dragged Unity Bank and the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to court. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen over N8, 627,458,773.36 billion in three of the accounts owned by the Ilorin, Kwara State indigene. A source close to Shagaya told us exclusively that she ... Read More »

Court orders forfeiture of N7.6b Diezani-linked loot

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of a sum of N7,646,700,000 allegedly belonging to the Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission linked the offence to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. About three weeks ago, the Commission who wanted the money forfeited to the Federal government had ... Read More »

Mayweather knocks out MCgregor, remains unbeaten

He was the odds on favourite to win and he did not disappoint. Undefeated Light Middleweight Champion, Floyd Mayweather has defeated his mouthy opponent, Mixed Martial Arts Champion, Conor McGregor. The former five-weight world champion faced flurries of early punches from UFC’s most iconic figure, who was making his debut in professional boxing at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. The American, ... Read More »

Olubadan to Ajimobi”Count Me Out of Elevation of High Chiefs

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, says he has no hand whatsoever in the proposed coronation of High Chiefs slated for Sunday at Mapo Hall by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. Ajimobi had on Friday presented letters of conferment of Obaship titles to 30 out of the 32 obas recommended by the Justice Akintunde Boade (rtd) led Judicial ... Read More »

D’Tigress Stuns hosts, Mali qualifies for finals

Nigeria’s female Basketball Team, D’Tigress has qualified for the FIBA Afro Basketball Championship finals with a nail-biting 48-47 victory over tournament hosts, Mali. More details later Read More »

Ajimobi, Ladoja express shock at death of High Chief Olaifa

Oyo State Governor, Mr. Abiola Ajimobi and a former governor of the state, Senator Rasidi Ladoja have expressed sadness over the death of Otun Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Olufemi Olaifa. The duo described the passing away of the former Adviser to former President Sheu Sagari as “shocking”. Ajimobi in a statement made available on Saturday by his Special Adviser ... Read More »