Nigeria Vs Argentina: Ighalo Reacts To Death Threat To Family

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has reacted to the alleged death threat issued to his family in Lagos on social media due to his failure to score goals from clear-cut opportunities against Argentina, saying it was not deliberate. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ighalo, who replaced Kelechi Ihanacho …

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Former Globacom Manager, Okon Iyanam, Assassinated In Ogun State

Former Executive Director, Marketing Communication at telecommunications company, Globacom, Okon Iyanam, was reportedly shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his guesthouse in Mowe, Ogun State yesterday June 27th. According to reports, the gunmen after gaining entrance into his guesthouse, made their way into his room where they woke him up and then shot …

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President Buhari Treating Killer Herdsmen With Kid Gloves —Soyinka

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday knocked President Muhammadu Buhari for doing little to stop killings by herdsmen amid the general insecurity in the country. Obasanjo, who paid a condolence visit to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Wednesday, said the magnitude of …

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See Full List: PDP Approves 11 Aspirants For Osun Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) screening committee for Osun state governorship election on Wednesday, June 27, cleared all the 11 aspirants contesting to be the party’s flag bearer in the September 22 governorship election in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the chairman of the screening committee, Austin …

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Courts Orders Forfeitures Of Alison Madueke N325.4m Land

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of a parcel of land in Lekki, Lagos State, linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal government. The land  valued at N325.4 million, is located at Plot 13, Block II, Oniru Chieftaincy Private Family Estate. Justice Babs Kuewumi …

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Fayose Wasn’t Favored During Ekiti Primary -PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed speculations that Governor Ayo Fayose was favoured during the Ekiti primary that produced his deputy Prof. Kolapo Olusola as candidate for the governorship election. PDP Deputy National Secretary, Emmanuel Agboh, said this in Abuja on Wednesday in a meeting with the party’s aspirants …

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Lassa Fever Outbreak In Edo, Kills Nurse

The latest outbreak of Lassa fever has claimed the life of Henry Ehimati, a male nurse working with Okomu Oil Palm Company staff clinic, located in Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo.   The victim, said to be in his 30s and married with a child, works at the clinic, …

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Doctor Dies While Watching Nigeria Loss To Argentina Yesterday

Doctor Canice Ebirim, a consultant at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA), died during the Super Eagles and Argentina match on Tuesday.   While confirming the news, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), of the hospital, Emeka Ogah, said Ebirim died within the period of the match. According to him, a friend …

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Queen Elizabeth Honour 3 Nigerians At Her Palace In Birmingham

Congratulations are in order of three Nigerians who were on Tuesday night, honoured by Queen Elizabeth faraway in the United Kingdom. The Nigerians: Hauwa Ojeifo, Isaac Ezirim and Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph were presented the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. According to reports, the …

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