Okey Ndibe And His Fantasy


By Joe Igbokwe Almost a year ago, during the formative stages of APC, I had warned Nigerians that PDP will not go down without a fight.  I had written then that PDP and its supporters will not go down without pulling down the house if the need be.

BVN palaver (photos)

The queue at First Bank aroun Ijegun road this morning. Hope CBN will extend the deadline? More pics after the cut...

Real Madrid Lining Up €30 Million For Sergio Ramos


According to Tuttosport Real Madrid  would be willing to spend up to €30m to sign Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci as a replacement for Sergio Ramos should he leave the club Real Madrid are also willing to  double his current €2m-a-year salary too. Yesterday we reported that Manchester United had finally tabled in a 28.

Why Buhari Will Sack Jonathan’s Last-minute Appointees


If president Muhammadu Buhari has to go by the recommendation of the Ahmed Joda-led transition committee, all the last minute appointees of former president Goodluck Jonathan will soon be sacked. In less than two months, ex-president Jonathan, not previously known to readily hire and fire, sacked dozens of top officials

PDP To Buhari: We Can’t Be Blackmailed

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said no amount of intimidation, blackmail or propaganda by the presidency would stop it from standing. Chief Olisa Metuh

Buhari orders re-issuance of Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent


President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the re-issuance of Presidential Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent, Mallam Ubale Musa, who was expelled from villa by the previous administration. The post Buhari orders re-issuance of Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent appeared first on Vanguard News.

At least five dead in military plane crash — police


At least five people were killed Tuesday when an Indonesian military transport plane crashed into a city on Sumatra island and exploded in a ball of flames, police said. The post At least five dead in military plane crash — police appeared first on Vanguard News.

Niger Region Struggles to Cope With Boko Haram Exodus


[IRIN] Niamey/Dakar -Boko Haram came to 25-year-old Fanna Liman Mustafa's home in Baga in northeastern Nigeria in November and burnt it to the ground. She took her four children and fled across the border into Niger. As fate has it, she is one of the lucky ones.

Manchester City Chase Signing Of Brazilian Defender


Manchester City are plotting a £15million move for Monaco’s Brazilian right-back Fabinho. Fabinho, 21, only joined the French club for £4million after a two-year loan from Rio Ave this summer but Manchester City reportedly have concerns over 30-year-old Pablo Zabaleta and 32-year-old Bacary Sagna who are their current right-backs at the club

Copa America 2015: Hosts Chile Advance To The Final After Beating Peru


Hosts Chile booked their place in the Copa America final as two goals from Napoli striker Eduardo Vargas gave them a 2-1 victory over Peru Vargas put the hosts in front from close range, after Peru had Carlos Zambrano controversially sent off for a challenge on Charles Aranguiz.

Ex-FUTA VC’s Murderers Confess How He Was Killed.


The two domestic workers of the late former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Prof. Albert Ilemobade, who allegedly killed the don, have confessed that they carried out the act in order to steal the deceased’s Toyota RAV4. The suspects ─ Olayemi Bamitale, the driver; and Daniel Ita,

Kim Jong Un executes airport architect because he didn’t like the airport design

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed the chief architect of  the  new international Pyongyang airport...This news comes after he was pictured touring the building with his wife last week.According to reports, the architect was executed because Kim didn’t like the design.

Mozambique Has Decriminalized Homosexuality


According to reports the country lifted the ban on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws. The old code, dating back to 1886, targeted anyone “who habitually engages in vices against nature” — though no known prosecutions took place after Mozambique

Local Content Law Implementation: A Call for Retaining Oil Swap and Subsidy Removal

Both legal and oil experts have advised that the Nigerian independent oil operators should be considered first in the award of Oil and Gas contracts. Nigerian service companies should also be considered for contracts and services in line with the local content law just as they called for subsidy removal. A