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KESHI TO PRESENT WORLD CUP LIST ON APRIL 26

Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi is set to present and defend his World  Cup list on April 26, 2014 during a meeting of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical committee. Committee chairman Chris Green told AfricanFootball.com that the date has been set aside to discuss the Super Eagles plans as regards Brazil 201 as well as include coach Stephen Keshi defending ... Read More »

XCLUSIVE:PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S DAUGHTER BEGINS MATRIMONIAL JOURNEY

Faith Elizabeth Sakwe, the Lawyer daughter of Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan began her journey to becoming the wife of Cross River State indigene, GodswillOsim Edward with a wonderfully enjoyable ceremony when both families met to exchange gifts and finalise the important matter of the bride price on Friday, April 4, 2014. Held in a cosy and well-decorated marque ... Read More »

OKONJO IWEALA TO WORLD BANK “NIGERIA IS NOT EXTREMELY POOR

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance has disputed the current assessment and rating of the nation’s economy by the World Bank where it pointedly categorised Nigeria as an extremely poor country.   According to Okonjo-Iweala, the rating could only have been based on the population of the poor and not on a holistic performance of the economy.   The ... Read More »

EDWIN CLARK’S SON KIDNAP LATEST: IJAW YOUTHS VOW TO FREE HIM

As the Police and other security forces intensify efforts to seek the immediate release of Mr. Ebikeme Clark, son of Ijaw national leader and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark,who was kidnapped yesterday, the Ijaw Youth Council has vowed not rest until he is returned. Though the Police according to the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikechukwu ... Read More »

SANUSI WINS ROUND 1, HANDED N50M AS DAMAGES

Suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has won round one of his ongoing battle with the Federal Government. In got a favourable rulling yesterday as a Federal High Court in Lagos not only stopped the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services from arresting or harassing him, he was also handed N50 million ... Read More »

TOP US TV HOST, DAVID LETTERMAN TO RETIRE IN 2015

Famous US TV late night host, David Letterman, the host of CBS’ Late Show, will retire in 2015. His production company Worldwide Pants Incorporated said yesterday. “David Letterman, during a taping of tonight’s Late Show, said that he informed Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation, that he will step down as the host of the show in 2015, which ... Read More »

NIGERIA TOPS NOMINEES LIST OF AMAA 2014

AMAA on its 10th anniversary, The African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), one of the continent’smost sought after awards for filmmakers has announced the 2014 nominees-and it promises to be a very keen contest.   The nominations were announced at a grandiose ceremony held inside a luxuriantly decorated Emperor Palace Hotel, in Johannesburg, South Africa, and was attended by first-class stars, government officials and captains of industry ... Read More »

TCHIDI CHIKERE, EX-WIFE’S FIGHT GET MESSIER

“YOU USED JUJU ON ME”- TCHIDI “GOD WILL JUDGE YOU AND ME”- SOPHIA Barely one week after he entered  into a  traditional marriage with actress Nuella Njibigbo,  Actor/Director,Tchidi Chikere and his former wife, Sophia have taken to twitter-throwing dirt, left, right and centre with reckless abandon. It was Tchidi who fired the first salvo through a series tweets. He accused ... Read More »

RIVERS STATE TO NJC: YOU HAVE NO POWERS TO SUSPEND OUR CHIEF JUDGE

The Rivers Government has lambasted the National Judicial Council and stated that it has no such powers to suspend its newly-appointed Chief Judge, Justice Peter Agumagu. Addressing the media since the NJC suspension a few days ago, Mr. Worgu Boms, the state Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice described the suspension as illegal and unconstitutional. According to Mr. Boms, the state ... Read More »

PRESIDENT PUTIN AND WIFE’S DIVORCE NOW FINAL

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife of 30 years, Lyudmila, are now divorced, the Kremlin revealed yesterday. The divorce was finalized months after the couple announced on national television in June that they intended to end the marriage. At the time, Putin said: “It was a joint decision: we hardly see each other, each of us has our own ... Read More »