Nigerian strikers rule Ethiopian league

Nigerian striker Samuel Sanumi has emerged as top scorer in the Ethiopian Premier League for the 2014/2015 season with 19 goals. Another Nigerian Phillip Dauzi, who dons the colours of Ethiopia Commercial Bank, finished second behind Sanumi with 16 goals.

Nigerian Youths set Sharia Court in Kano Ablaze over ‘insult’ to Prophet Mohammed & Alleged Blasphemy by Muslim Cleric!

Hundreds of youths reportedly stormed he streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) on Friday to protest against a Muslim cleric who is accused of blasphemy for comparing the leader of his group to the Prophet Mohammed, and thereafter set the Sharia court ablaze,

Siasia invites 30 for Olympics qualifier

National Under-23 team manager Samson Siasia has invited 30 players to   camp in Abuja ahead of Nigeria’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifier against the winners of the fixture between their bitter rivals Ghana and Congo in July. Ghana and Congo will clash in Accra this weekend and the winners over

Kano youths set Sharia court ablaze

Some Muslim youths on Friday stormed the Kano Government House and the palace of the Emir of Kano, Mahammad Sanusi II, to protest an alleged blaspheming of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) by a Tijjani preacher, Abdul Nyass. The protesters, armed with sticks and other dangerous weapons, stormed the streets of the

APC must double GDP growth –Uduaghan

For the incoming All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to create prosperity for Nigeria, it would have to double the country’s Gross Domestic Product Growth, the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said.

Oyinlola: Kalejaiye appeals against LPDC verdict

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria disrobed on Thursday by the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee of the Body of Benchers, Kunle Kalejaiye, has asked the Supreme Court to rescind the decision. The LPDC had stopped Kalejaiye from practising as a lawyer over professional misconduct.

Firm advises Nigerians on hypertension prevention

As Nigeria joined the world to mark this year’s World Hypertension Day, which took place during the week, a manufacturer of medical equipment for health monitoring and therapy, Omron, has advised Nigerians on moderating salt intake and monitoring their blood pressure regularly. To commemorate the day, an associate professor at

Police storm suspected cultists’ hideout, kill 21

AT least 21 suspected cult members were killed by operatives of the Rivers State Anti-Robbery Squad in Egi community of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area. A source from the community explained that the incident happened in the wee hours of Thursday in a forest located between Egi and Egburu.

ISIS Takes Control of Historic City of Palmyra | UNESCO Heritage Site Faces Destruction!

We reported earlier that the city of Palmyra which contains one of UNESCO most important archaeological site was under threat from the Islamic State terror group, ISIS as they repotedly advanced to capture this ancient city. Click here if you missed it!

There can be no threat to PDP under my leadership in Bayelsa–Dickson


Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson yesterday dismissed the rising claims of plot by some politicians to dislodge him and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2015 governorship elections, declaring that there is not threat to the PDP under his leadership as governor of the state. The post There

Chukwumerije goes home in grand style


The remains of late Senator Uche Chukwumerije, chairman of Senate Committee on Education was yesterday committed to mother earth at his country home, Ngodo-Isuochi in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia state, amidst roll call of eminent personalities. The post Chukwumerije goes home in grand style appeared first on Vanguard

Kaduna: El Rufai sends signals as clash looms over N2.7billion SURE-P fund


Kaduna state governor-elect, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, a former Minister of the FCT, has always been associated with controversy and barely a week to his inauguration, sections of Kaduna residents are already basking in the euphoria of what they regard as a possible return to sanity and transparency in the business

Amokachi: My FA cup experience


“Once you are hired, you have to start winning but people fail to realise that football is not like that again as other teams are also preparing, so it takes some time for the results to start coming in. It takes time to get to greatness. Westerhof had about five

At last, Jonathan’s untouchable women bow out

President Goodluck Jonathan’s government had a number of women but none of them wielded as much power as that of an elite class often referred to as ‘the untouchables,’ GBENRO ADEOYE writes As President Goodluck Jonathan takes a bow on May 29, 2015 following the expiration of his tenure, so

PDP crisis deepens: Governors report Akpabio to Jonathan, ask him to resign as Chairman, PDP Govs Forum


CRISES rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP may have deepened as another trouble is said to be brewing with governors elected on the platform of the party mounting pressure on its Chairman and governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio to resign as a matter of urgency like the PDP

After Mu’azu, PDP struggles to be strong opposition

Despite the resignation of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu’azu, the party, which recently says it is open to merger, is believed to be struggling to become a strong opposition, FISAYO FALODI writes The pressure on members of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Working Committee by

Bayelsa: Dickson, Patience Jonathan’s cold war deepens

There appears to be an unending feud between Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson and wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, as both battle for the soul of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa, SIMON UTEBOR writes Sequel to the dismal performance of the Peoples Democratic Party at Presidential and

50 heads of state to grace Buhari’s inauguration


At least, a total of 50 Heads of State from sub sahara Africa and across the globe are expected to witness the inauguration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari on May 29. The post 50 heads of state to grace Buhari’s inauguration appeared first on Vanguard News.

Grant amnesty to Boko Haram, Northern elders tell Buhari


SOME prominent northerners including the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mohammed Uwais and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe and former Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Gambari have asked the President -elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, declare amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents