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Osun Speaker Slams N400bn Debt Profile Rumour As Untrue

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Speaker, Osun House of Assembly, Najeem Salaam has described as false reports that the debt stock of the state is N400 billion. Salaam said this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Goke Butika, which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Thursday. According to the statement, ... Read More »

Chelsea’s Ramires Accepts FA Charge, Gets Four-Match Ban

Ramires Receives Four-Match FA Ban for an Off-the-Ball Violent Conduct During Chelsea's Premier League Fixture Against Sunderland on 19 April.

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is to serve four-game ban after accepting the Football Association (FA) charge of violent conduct. The Brazilian midfielder was earlier on Wednesday charged for violent conduct following an off-the-ball incident that was not seen by the match official but caught on tape. The video footage was reviewed ... Read More »

DPO Accused Of r*pe Still In Detention – Lagos CP


The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Manko, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the panel investigating the alleged r*pe of a mother of three by a Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in Lagos was working hard to unravel the truth behind the claims. This is just as the command has debunked ... Read More »

63-year-old HIV Positive Man Sentenced To Death For Defiling, Infecting Minor


An Upper Sharia court in Kano state yesterday sentenced a 63-year-old man who is HIV positive to death by stoning, for defiling and infecting a minor with the deadly virus. The convict, Ubale Saidu Dotsa, was found guilty by the court following incontrovertible evidence tendered by the prosecution counsel for ... Read More »

NURTW To Install CCTV At Motor Parks In Lagos


The Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), said Thursday that it would install Circuit Camera Televisions (CCTV) to strengthen security in its motor parks. According to Tajudeen Agbede, Chairman of the union, security officers would also be appointed for the parks. Agbede said this ... Read More »

A Decent President Should Not Celebrate When 200 School Girls Are Missing; APC Tells Jonathan


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to cancel the political rally being planned for him by the Adamawa PDP for Tuesday, saying the President cannot and should not be celebrating when over 200 school girls are missing. Jonathan had attended a similar rally in Kano just ... Read More »

10 Escape Death In Lagos Storey Building Collapse


At least 10 persons have escaped death after a two-storey building under construction at 11 Sand Beach lanes off Alonge Street, Oworonshoki, Kosofe Local Government in Lagos State collapsed on Thursday morning. Workers were said to be busy on the construction when the building caved-in on them at about 11:00 ... Read More »

Ronaldo Makes List Of Time’s Most Influential People In The World


Cristiano Ronaldo has made it into this year’s Time 100 issue of Time magazine — with a tribute inside written by football legend Pelé. The Time 100 is the magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and the issue features tributes written by high-profile guest contributors. ... Read More »

REVEALED: Why Most Men Reach Climax Within Two Minutes of Copulation


An urologist from New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA, Dr Harry Fisch, has finally revealed why most men reach climax within two minutes of starting penetrative s*x. According to the leading s*xual health doctor, early ejaculation is a question that most couples wonder about constantly – but no one really knows ... Read More »

EU/ECOWAS Agreement Harmful To Nigeria Economy


The National Technical Committee on the European Union/ECOWAS Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiation on Thursday said Nigeria might lose its fiscal revenue by endorsing the agreement. The Vice-Chairman of the committee, Prof. Ademola Oyejide, made this known at the opening of the committee’s meeting in Abuja. Oyejide said that the ... Read More »

Kaduna Earmarks N4bn For Tackling Environmental Challenges


Kaduna State Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Lawal Kasimu, on Thursday said over N4 billion was earmarked by the government this year to combat environmental challenges. Kasimu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria, Kaduna State, that the money was for the evacuation of refuse, clearance of waterways, tackling desert encroachment ... Read More »

Nicky b*tt Proud Teaming Up With Giggs & Co, Says United Will End Season On a High

Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt Joins Ryan Giggs and Phil Neville for Norwich City's Visit to Old Trafford.

Nicky b*tt says “it’s a proud moment” for him and the rest of the ‘Class of 92’ who are involved in assisting player coach Ryan Giggs in the remainder of Manchester United matches of the outgoing season. b*tt, 39, who made a total of 269 appearances in 12 years at ... Read More »

Hull City Boss Bruce Slams £7m Price Tag on Aluko

Sone Aluko is Reportedly Frustrated By His Lack of First Team Appearances at Hull City.

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has placed a £7m price tag on unsettled Nigerian forward Sone ALuko. According to the Daily Star, Aluko is considering his future, three months after inking a new two-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League club. Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is reportedly a keen admirer ... Read More »

Blatter Confident Brazil 2014 Will Be a Success

Fifa President Sepp Blatter.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter encourages fans to be optimistic that the World Cup in Brazil will be a success, despite growing concerns over security and public unrest. This week’s 50-day countdown has been clouded by riots in Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana area which followed the shooting of a 26-year-old ... Read More »

Sharks Pip Akwa United to the Top of the Glo Premier League Standings

The Glo Premier League Enters Match Day 9 This Weekend.

Akwa United relinquished the top spot of the Glo Premier League standings, following a 1-0 loss to Giwa FC at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos, on Wednesday. Coach Gbenga Ogunbote-led Sharks FC sealed a 2-1 win away at Kaduna United to move to the top of the league table. Christian ... Read More »

FRSC Gives Shocking Revelations Of Accidents During Easter Period


The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday made a startling revelation when it said that 10 persons lost their lives in 26 road accidents recorded in different parts of Kogi State during the just concluded Easter holiday. According to the state’s Sector Commander, Mr Godwin Omiko, nine male adults ... Read More »

Power Supply Grows From 3,000MW To 4,000MW


One of the major problems of Nigeria, poor power supply, is in the process of being solved. The recent figures by Federal Government which were released on April 22, 2014, Tuesday, provide good base for such optimism.  Fewer system collapses, decreased vandalism of critical infrastructure and improvements in service delivery ... Read More »

Osita ‘Pawpaw’ Iheme Exited Over Release Of His Book, Inspire 101


Nollywood actor Osita Iheme, popularly known as Pawpaw, has concentrated on writing, contracted Africana First Publishers Plc to print and distribute copies of his new book called INSPIRE 101. Pawpaw, who has recently received an endorsement from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), will become a nationwide author. His books ... Read More »

2.5 Million Farmers In North-East Zone Registered For Benefits From FG


There were 2.5 mln farmers registered by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in North-East Zone as a part of measures aimed to leverage the Agricultural transformation agenda of Nigeria. According to Alhaji Arabi Mohammed, Regional Director of the ministry, in North East, this was disclosed at the regional ... Read More »

Court Remands Man Over Alleged Theft Of Phone Worth N10,000


A 21-year-old man, Seun Adeda has been remanded in prison by an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State on Thursday for allegedly stealing of a Nokia phone valued at N10,000. The defendant who was on trial before the court on a one –count charge of stealing was said to have ... Read More »

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