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NJC DARES AMAECHI SUSPENDS NEW RIVERS CHIEF JUDGE

The last has not been heard about the mighty battle in the temple of justice between Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi of River State and The National Judicial Council led by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Aloma Mariam Muktar. It is obvious that the battle has moved from the court of law to the court of public opinion as the ... Read More »

Enugu Govt House attack: Police declare pro-Biafran group leader wanted

Three weeks after an attack on Enugu Government House, the Enugu State command of Nigeria Police has declared the leader of Biafra Zionist Federation, BZF, Ben Onwuka, wanted for alleged treasonable felony. Onwuka had in a press conference in Enugu recently claimed responsibility of the invasion of Enugu Government House in its bid to hoist Biafra flag after what it ... Read More »

Wenger Predicts Tightest Premiership Ending Ever

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal made the title race “very interesting” by defeating Tottenham on Sunday. An early goal from Tomas Rosicky gave the Gunners a narrow 1-0 win at White Hart Lane and kept them level on points with second-placed Liverpool, who thumped Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford. The results mean the two sides sit four points behind the ... Read More »

‘The sun will rise again’ – Mata keen to leave Liverpool thrashing in the past

Juan Mata is confident Manchester United will quickly put their 3-0 thrashing at the hands of rivals Liverpool behind them. United were convincingly beaten by the Anfield outfit at Old Trafford, with Steven Gerrard scoring two penalties – and missing a third – before Luis Suarez secured the win, while Nemanja Vidic was sent off. Mata admitted “everything went bad” ... Read More »

Iyanya to launch foundation for orphans

Nigerian Artiste and former project fame winner, Iyanya Mbuk, has announced the launch of his social responsibility project  ’The Iyanya Foundation’, which will cater to orphans and less privileged members of society. Iyanya, himself an orphan, says he’s hoping to use the NGO to help orphans across the country make their lives better. He wrote on his Instagram page ‘(I’m) One ... Read More »

Delta Speaker “Resigns” Amid Impeachment Plot By Governor Uduaghan

There was political turbulence in Delta State over the weekend with an impeachment plot against the Speaker of the House of Assembly Speaker, Victor Ochei, culminating in the speaker’s resignation. Several sources, among them one close to Mr. Ochei, accused the state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, of orchestrating the impeachment moves. The sources revealed that there had been an underground political ... Read More »

Atiku: PDP Owes Me Debt of Gratitude

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that contrary to the claim by his erstwhile political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that it helped him to attain the position of vice-president, it was the party that owed him a debt of gratitude for his contributions to the formation of the party. The National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr. Olisa Metuh, ... Read More »

Police Foil Attempt to Sell Two-month-old Baby in Abia

As the fight to curb the activities of child traffickers intensify in Abia State, the state police command has scuttled a plot to sell a two-month-old baby girl by a syndicate  that had already perfected their plans to steal the baby. The new state police commissioner, Mr. Adamu Ibrahim, made known at his maiden press conference during which over 20 ... Read More »

2015: Declare your ambition now, group tells Jonathan

A NGO, Tell Nigeria Initiative (TNI), has urged President Jonathan to declare interest for another term of office, saying there is no vacancy in Aso Rock going by the achievement of his administration.The group, therefore, called on Nigerians to support the administration of the President for the overall good of the country.   TNI made the call on Friday in ... Read More »

AMVCA Best Actor, Tope Tedela was not paid for award winning role

Tope Tedela has allegedly not been paid for the role that got him the AMVCA 2014 Best Actor award. Minutes after the actor got his award for his role in ‘A Mile from Home, respected journalist, Olumide Iyanda, wrote on Twitter, ‘Did you know that Tope Tadela has not been paid for the role that got him the #AMVCA Best Actor ... Read More »