Nigeria

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Austin Jay Jay Okocha, might have retired from football but his name still echoes around the exciting world of the game and the latest person to mention the Nigerian in good light is former teammate, Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentine is currently the manager of high flying premier league side, Tottenham Hotspur and just at the […]

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Constitutional lawyer and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) on Thursday came down hard on proponents of the agitation of Biafra Republic, saying they are doing so for selfish reasons. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent on why the agitation for Biafra became so serious after former president […]

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Former Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel is confident Chelsea will qualify for the last-8 at the expense of Barcelona, despite playing a 1-1 draw in England. The Tianjin Teda midfielder remembers the 2012 season, where Chelsea had to comeback to win on away goals at the Camp Nou. And Mikel, who was a part of […]

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Below  is the full transcript of Bola Tinubu’s letter to president Muhammadu Buhari complaining about the interference of APC national chairman, John Oyegun. The letter reads. “I trust that this letter finds you in good health and may that never change. I also hope that you are in an apt frame of mind to read […]

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A Nigerian drug dealer Emmanuel Okwudili Ilichukwu has been arrested by the Thai police working with the US Drug Enforcement agency. Ilichukwu was described as an international drug dealer in cocaine. He was arrested in Suksawat Soi 26 on two warrants on Thursday, February 22. A force led by deputy tourist police commissioner Surachet Hakpal […]

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The political feud between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, both of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) is not about ending anytime soon. Ganduje in this interview in Abuja, admitted that though there is no permanent friend or foe in politics, he doubts if APC national leader […]

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The Nigerian government on Friday said the low ranking of the country on the latest Transparency International Corruption Perception Index is out of tune with concrete and verifiable achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration achievements in the anti graft war since it came into office in May 2015. The Global anti-corruption watchdog ranked ranked Nigeria […]

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No fewer than 105 students may be missing in the aftermath of Monday’s invasion of the Government Girls’ Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, it was gathered yesterday. The names were personally submitted to the school’s authorities by the parents of the affected students, according to the Chairman, Forum of […]

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The Nigeria Police Force has said it cannot arrest herdsmen who allow their cattle to stray into and graze on airport runways in the country. The Commissioner of Police, Airport Command, Mustapha Dandaura, stated this in an interview with our correspondent on Friday. He said herdsmen could only be arrested in states where the anti-open […]

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The Rivers State Police Command has paraded one Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor of the Alter of Solution Church in Oyigbo, for allegedly killing three persons, including a nine-month-old baby. Pastor Okoroafor was accused of gruesomely murdering a pregnant Ada Concilia Ezeawa, Uloma Onweagbo and nine months old Christabel Joseph. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Cyril Okoro, said […]