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CHELSEA BA-ck IN THE RACE

Senegalese Striker, Demba Ba scored the first, while Brazilian Midfielder, Willian got the second as Chelsea crawled its way into contention for the English Premiership Title. Ba, it was who was masterful as alone striker, holding the ball well and running the channels that capitalized on a slip by Liverpool legend and Captain, Steven Gerrard to give the Blues, who ... Read More »

VP Namadi Sambo’s brother dies is car crash

The Sambo family has been thrown into mourning if news we have heard this morning is anything to go by. Sources revealed that Captain Sabo Sambo, younger brother  of Vice President Namadi Sambo died in car accident on the way to airport this morning.  Captain Sambo, a former Nigeria Airways pilot was an in-law to former Head of State, General Ibrahim ... Read More »

STYLE EXPERTS KNOCK TIWA SAVAGE’s WEDDING DRESS….AND OTHER JUICY BITS

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She must have spent a fortune, wasted days and hours for fitting and amendments, but the expert jury we put together to access the wedding dress has given velvetyvoicedTiwa Savage a hard knock!   We are told that the ball, strapless gown could have been perfect if Tiwa Savage was  a fuller figure woman but for her shape it was ... Read More »

AMOSUN, OSOBA GROUPS HOLD SEPARATE CONGRESSES

  All Progressive Congress (APC) has been preaching the gospel of change which it hopes to spread to all parts of Nigeria, but it seems it has not done enough to convince its own members in Ogun State-as two separate congresses were held yesterday. The cracks in the party worsened three days ago, when an appeal panel set up to ... Read More »

JONATHAN TO BOKO HARAM; “YOU WILL PAY”

President Goodluck Jonathan for once jettisoned his cool mien and wore a tough toga as he promised that his government will make sure Boko Haram insurgents pay dearly for all the lives they have taken. Speaking at the 4th Annual Presidential Breakfast Parayer held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Asokoro, Abuja the President stated And, of course, no matter ... Read More »

OSAZE, MARTINS IN, YOBO OUT OF KESHI’S PROVISIONAL WORLD CUP LIST

OSAZE, MARTINS IN, YOBO OUT OF KESHI’S PROVISIONAL WORLD CUP LIST In the last few days, all manner of lists of  Nigerian players have been bandied by the sporting press as having emanated from Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Committee, but the authentic list is now here. We now have what is certainly ... Read More »

Cross River: 8 feared dead in communal clash

Barley a week after about 15 persons were reportedly killed in a clash between Ediba and Usumutong communities in Abi, eight persons are again feared dead while about 15 are reported to have suffered gunshotwounds in Obudu local government of Cross River over the ownership for a parcel of farm land. For two years now, the Okworotong and Kutia communities ... Read More »

Feuding P-Square Reconcile, Back Together Again

AFTER weeks of rumours of their imminent split which left hordes of their fans wondering what was amiss, one of Nigeria’s, nay Africa’s musical icons, P-Square (Peter and Paul Okoye), and their elder brother/manager, Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye, have reconciled. In a series of messages on social media, twitter, the award-winning musical duo Friday announced an end to the hostilities that ... Read More »

Court approves continued tolling on Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has granted a stay of execution of his earlier judgment declaring tolling on the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge as illegal. Justice Saidu, in a ruling on Friday, granted the application for stay of execution of the judgment pending the determination of an appeal already filed by the Lagos State Government against the ... Read More »

EMERGENCY RULE HAS FAILED-SENATOR NDUME

Since the Boko Haram insurgency began, Senator Ali Ndume, Representing Borno South, has not known peace. The situation has troubled him like it has done to all Nigerian and in this interview with  Reuben Buhari, Ndume said the Federal Government doesn’t need Emergency Rule in a state before it can successfully tackle Boko Haram   How bad is the security ... Read More »