The member representing Bende South State Constituency in Abia House of Assembly, Chibuzor Okogbuo, may likely defect to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from APGA.

  On Monday he joined PDP parliamentarians in Bende Local Government Area to support the adoption of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for a second term in 2019.


The “SIT-AT-HOME” order recently by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East/South South geo-political zone has been described as a mock referendum and huge success that won’t be forgotten in a hurry.

The Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Chukwuma Kalu, has predicted a revolution in Nigeria, which the government could not contain  if nothing was done to address the hardship in the country.

The prelate spoke in Umuahia at the ongoing 35th Methodist Conference of Bishop Council in the state.

A group, Coalition of INEC Accredited Observers Groups for the Continuous Voters Registration 2017, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the voters’ registration down to electoral wards for grassroots’ participation during the 2019 general elections.

Manchester United have not offered striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new contract and the Swede has been released by the club.

The 35-year-old agreed a one-year contract, with an option for second season, last summer.

But the extension had not been triggered by the time the Swede suffered his season-ending knee ligament injury in April.

Former Sunderland manager, David Moyes, has been fined £30,000 by the FA after telling BBC reporter Vicki Sparks she might "get a slap" in March.

Moyes' comments came following the Black Cats' home draw against Burnley in the Premier League.

The Scot was asked by Sparks if the presence of Sunderland's owner Ellis Short had put extra pressure on him.


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One of the World’s Leading boxing promoters, Frank Warren, as announced that elite Nigerian boxer, Larry “The Natural” Ekundayo, will be fighting for the World Boxing O

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Pope appoints new bishop for Bauchi diocese

By Rita Michael,



His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Rev Fr Hilary Nanman Dechelem C.M.F as new Bishop  of Bauchi Catholic Diocese.

The Secretary  General,

Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Rev Fr. Ralph Madu, stated this in Bauchi on Wednesday.

Senate passes Nigerian Customs Service Management bill

Senate on Wednesday passed the Nigerian Customs Service Management Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2017.

  The passage of the bill followed a clause by clause consideration of the report of Committee on Customs and Excise on the bill as well as a voice vote by the lawmakers.


Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State (left) with the U.S. Ambassador to Nigerria, Mr. W Stuart Symington, at  the Government House, Minna, recently.


2017 NNPC/Shell Cup: State champions emerge

The state preliminaries of the NNPC/Shell Cup for All Nigeria Secondary Schools Football Championship which began a few weeks ago in all states of the country and the Federal Capital territory is now producing schools that would represent each state at the zonal preliminaries.

Iwobi, Iheanacho to start against Togo

Crowned Emirates FA Cup winner, Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho(Man City) and Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) top scorer, Stephen Odey have been listed to start for Super Eagles in an international friendly match against the Hawks of Togo at the Stade Municipal Saint-Leu-la-Fo


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