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recent from 24 Falana: Arrest and prosecute Boko Haram sponsors
Considering the gravity of crimes against humanity being levied against Nigeria’s deadly insurgent group, Boko Haram, President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to refer suspected sponsors of the group to the Special Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Lagos lawyer and human rights...
recent from 26 No plan to impeach Amosun – Assembly member
Nurudeen Akinpelu Aina a legislator representing Ado Odo\Ota 1 in Ogun state, House of Assembly said there are no plans to impeach Governor Ibikunle Amosun. He disclosed this in an interview with TheNews magazine. He said even though the wind of impeachment is blowing across the country, he thinks that Ogun...
recent from 14 Kim Kardashian ‘refused to sit near Rita Ora at the VMAs… because she blames her for messing with brother Rob’s head’ 
It was supposed to be a night to remember, but it sounds as if the MTV VMAs were fraught with behind the scenes drama. Kim Kardashian, 33, was reportedly not too happy that she was seated just a couple of places next to singer Rita Ora, 23, the singer dated her brother 27-year-old Rob on a few occasions...
recent from 3 USAID to train 500,000 Nigerian farmers on improved crop yields
The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) and Syngenta Nigeria, an international agric-business company, have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to train no fewer than 500,000 farmers. U.S Deputy Chief of Mission Maria Brewer and Syngenta Country Director, Dr Sachi Sharma...

Giwa’s NFF suspends LMC

The crisis rocking football governance in Nigeria has taken a new twist as the Chris Giwa faction of the country’s football governing body, the NFF, has suspended the League Management Company (LMC). The LMC is the body running the top flight in Nigeria, but the Giwa faction of the NFF after its executive committee meeting on Monday explained that it is suspending the...

Ivory Coast face AFCON expulsion

African football giants Ivory Coast will be expelled from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations if they do not host Ebola-hit Sierra Leone in their qualifier on Saturday, the African Football Confederation (CAF) told AFP on Monday. The Ivory Coast government had said it was refusing to allow the game to be played in Abidjan but the country’s federation had not announced a...

Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State

Iraqi Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers have retaken more northern towns from the Islamic State group, killing at least two of its senior fighters, sources have told Al Jazeera. A day after breaking the siege in the town of Amerli north of Baghdad, government forces retook the town of Sulaiman Bek on Monday, removing another key stronghold of the Islamic State group....

I killed my father over a stick of cigarette – Suspect

BENIN CITY — The Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 63 suspected armed robbers, child defilers and murderers, including a 25-year-old boy who murdered his father after a quarrel over a stick of cigarette he stole from his father. Confessing his sins, Best Momodu, an indigene of Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, who murdered his father, said he...