By Rita Michael, Bauchi

Paul Pogba’s rise to prominence has been phenomenal and it’s hard to think that he’s still only 23, particularly after his dazzling second Manchester United debut against Southampton.

By Ummi Ismaeel
Alleged dishonour of the former military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), during his 75th Birthday by Governor Sani Bello of Niger state has caused disquiet and murmurings among members of All Progressive Congress (APC) and Niger State in general.

A pro-democracy group, Ebonyi Transparency and Accountability Network
(ETAN), at the weekend threatened to institute legal action against some
federal ministries, departments and agencies for what it called “lopsided job
recruitment carried out recently.”


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Nigerian Judge Faults Man's 90-Lawyer Defence Team


A Nigerian judge has criticised a lawyer facing criminal charges after he turned up to court in Lagos with a defence team of more than 90 people.

How ‘Failed Politicians’ Use Juju Against Ebonyi Govt

In what sounded more like a line straight out of a Nollywood production, the Ebonyi State government yesterday raised alarm over what it described as ‘failed’ politicians in the state allegedly resorting to using witchcraft in attacking state Governor, David Umahi, and members of his Executive Co

Woman, 45, In Court Over Death Of Three Pedestrians

A 45-year-old woman, Jane Umezeamama, was on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly causing the death of three pedestrians.

Buhari’s Foreign Trips Good For Nigeria, Says FEC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) of Nigeria has been assessing President Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign trips, describing them as good for the image of Nigeria.

Ex-President Jonathan's Father Kidnapped Again

Residents of Otuoke in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State spent the major part of Wednesday, February 17, 2016, in confusion and fear following the abduction of Chief Inengite Nitabai, the 72-year-old foster father of the immediate past President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.

Armsgate: EFCC Re-arraigns Dokpesi Before Justice Tsoho

The former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has been re-arraigned before the Justice James Tsoho-led Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

Activist Lambasts EFCC Boss .Says You Cannot Fight Corruption Without Following Rule Of Law

A renowned human rights activist in Nigeria and Executive Chairman, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi

Alimi Sulaiman has told the acting Chairman of the anti-graft body, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibraheem Magu,

UNIC Spokesperson, Soremekun, Tasks Nigerian Youths On SDGs

By Ejikeme Joseph, Lagos


THE National Information Officer of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, Oluseyi Soremekun, has urged the youths to commit to making the world better by sharing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with everyone.

Nigeria Economy In Trouble, Buhari Lacks Solution, Says Fayose

By Valentine Amanze,


Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, raised the alarm over the

imminent collapse of the county’s economy.

He said that the President Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government was

Dow Jumps 200, Oil Gains On Iran Comments . S&P Dips Out Of Correction CNBC

U.S. stocks traded higher Wednesday, February 17, 2016, trying for a three-day win streak, helped by a rise in oil prices and some encouraging economic data, ahead of the afternoon release of the Fed meeting minutes.


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