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Benin monarch passes on, Oshiomhole breaks silence

The Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa, is dead, Governor Adams Oshomhole has announced.

The death of the Oba who reportedly died since January 2015, was not announced because of traditional rites.

Why Oshiomhole wants me dead, ex-aide

 

Curtis Eghosa Ugbor, the erstwhile Senior Special Assistant to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole on Media, has said that his former boss was after him.

In a telephone interview from his hospital bed (name withheld) in Benin, the rights activist cum politician,

Use power wisely, Ekweremadu tells Nigerian leaders

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on Nigerian leaders to govern effectively and use power wisely, saying that was the only way to safeguard the citizens' interest.

Okorocha to Buhari: Stop S’East killings by herdsmen

 

                     Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently find solution to the repeated killings  in the South East by Fulani herdsmen. He described the recent killings in Enugu State as very unfortunate and barbaric.

Super Eagles: Yusuf recalls Ideye, Musa Muhammed

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has called up 26 players, including skipper, John Mikel Obi; forwards, Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo, and goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, for the forthcoming international friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg in Europe.

CAF-License A course ends in Abuja

The first phase of the first ever CAF –License A coaching course in the country, organized by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), will end this weekend in Abuja.

Ex-Biafran soldiers, Achuzia, Egboka, condemn killings by herdsmen in S’East . Advocate self-defense

Ex-Biafra soldiers have condemned the mass killings in the South East, Nigeria by the Fulani herdsmen.

Massacre by herdsmen: What Buhari said

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians of his administration’s continued commitment to ensuring the safety of lives and property in all parts of the country.

Nigerian governors lament economic crisis, seek solution

 

Nigerian state governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) have met to find a lasting solution to the economic crisis that they have been battling with in their states.

The meeting held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa on Wednesday evening.

Injury bug hits Rivers United

No fewer than four first team players will miss Rivers United’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash with Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

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