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Should Siasia replace Keshi?

By James Ezimoha If the recent reports are anything to go by, it seems Stephen Keshi is about to go from the frying pan to fire. The 52-year-old could be axed from his position as head coach of the Super Eagles and replaced with former international Samson Siasia. It doesn’t quite take much to give credence to such reports based on evidence of disharmony in the last year or so between Keshi and the Nigeria Football Federation. One thing is certain: it’s not been a jolly ride for the Big ... Read More »

Buhari Declares for 2015 Presidential Race

Former military Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari has finally declared his intention to vie for the 2015 presidency on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC). The three-time contender for the presidency of the country, while declaring his interest in Abuja also restated his belief in the efficacy of adopting a consensus arrangement to decide which aspirant should fly ... Read More »

Osun APC debunks alleged discovery of fake ballot papers

OSUN State All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked the claim by the    state Peoples Democratic Party that 11,000 fake ballot papers were discovered in the inspection of electoral documents used in the August 9 governorship poll. The party’s spokesperson, Kunle Oyatomi, in a statement in Osogbo, the state capital yesterday, said the attention of APC had been drawn to “the ... Read More »

Court jails Boko Haram men 25yrs

The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced three Boko Haram members to 25 years imprisonment each. But reporters were not allowed to cover the judgment;  only lawyers in the prosecution and defence teams were allowed in court. A source, who witnessed the verdict but pleaded not to be named because he was not authorised to speak, told reporters that ... Read More »

How Fayose led thugs to attack courts, by Ekiti CJ

For the first time, the Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, has spoken on how thugs molested judges in the state. He identified thugs loyal to the Governor-elect, Mr. Ayo Fayose, as those who perpetrated the assault on judges. He alleged that Fayose specifically led an army of thugs who attacked the High Court on September 25. He ... Read More »

I am not party to $9.3m deal-Oritsejafor

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, ( CAN) Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has said he knew nothing about the controversial $9.3m smuggled into South Africa by two Nigerians and an Israeli, using his private jet. Oritsejafor broke his silence during the National Executive Council meeting of CAN on Monday at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. The CAN leader said ... Read More »

Boko Haram Territories Would Soon Be Ours

In the first admission that some territories in the North-east are under the control of Boko Haram insurgents, the Nigerian military yesterday said operations are ongoing and it will “soon exert control and ensure minimal collateral damage” in the territories. Responding to twitter posts from the public, Director, Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, using the hashtag, “#VictoryForNigeria”, said: “We have ... Read More »

APC Presidential Ticket: Tinubu Still Holds the Key

As the contest for the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2015 presidential election gathers momentum, the South-west zone has emerged the “beautiful bride” who the aspirants must court if they must secure the ticket of the party to contest the poll, sources can authoritatively report. It was gathered from party sources that the emergence of ... Read More »

INSURANCE TOP SHOT REMI OLOWUDE DIES IN AMERICA

Top Class Insurance guru Remi Olowude who has been ill for months now due to an undisclosed illness has finally lost the battle-sources said he died this morning in the United States. Olowude who was the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of IGI was one of the biggest players in the Nigerian insurance industry, taking IGI to the zenith and branching off ... Read More »

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To Baby Girl

Chelsea, the only child  of former President Bill Clinton and wife, Senator Hillary Clinton has been delivered of a baby girl. Chelsea,  who is married to Marc Mezvinsky announced the cheerful news this morning on her twitter page. According to her “?Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte ... Read More »