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Still on Ekweremadu’s beating in Germany

September 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The fact that former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, was nearly lynched by an angry mob in Nunberg Germany did not come to many Nigerians as a big surprise given the present helpless frustration among Nigerian masses home and abroad. Someone even said that many such politicians would have been waylaid and dealt with by the home Read More

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‘Enyeama may return to Super Eagles’

September 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Vincent Enyeama is a household name in Nigeria and world football. He was the Super Eagles of Nigeria first-choice and the most capped goalkeeper for over a decade until he bowed out in 2015 since he joined in 2002. He started his football career from the local scene with clubs like Ibom Stars and Enyimba of Aba before he moved Read More

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Presidential, NASS polls: YIAGA rates INEC, political parties in Kogi

September 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Ahead of the Kogi gubernatorial polls, YIAGA Africa has observed some lapses in the design, communication and lack of uniformity in the implementation of the guidelines issued by the electoral commission.  The group also scored the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and political parties that participated low over poor conduct. The Co-Chairman, YIAGA Africa, Dr Husseini Abdu, while briefing newsmen Read More

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Troops kill Boko Haram terrorists, inflict injuries on many

September 1, 2019 Editor 0

Troops of Sector 3, Operation LAFIYA DOLE attached to Super Camp Monguno killed several Boko haram terrorists during patrol along Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram axis in Northern part of Borno state. Army spokesperson, Col. Sagir Musa said the incident happened on Friday. He said: “The patrol team came in contact with the terrorists and engaged them with heavy volume of fire that neutralized countless Read More

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Lagos: Police free detained 123 motorcyclists, bikes

September 1, 2019 Editor 0

The Lagos State Police Command has released the 123 Northerners who were intercepted in a truck with 48 motorcycles by the State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses Task force, Daily Trust is reporting. The men were coming from Jigawa when they were rounded up by the Task Force amidst tension and anxiety in the state. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Read More

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Sanwo-Olu commissions recreational park in honour of Finnih

September 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday commissioned an ultra-modern recreational park in Oregun area of Ikeja, with a resolve to continue to guarantee enviable and sustainable environment that will ensure the well being of the citizens. The Governor who named the park after foremost medical practitioner and elder statesman, Dr Abayomi Oluyomi Finnih, vowed to continually implement initiatives Read More

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U.S. Open: At last, American sensation Gauff loses to Osaka, bows out

September 1, 2019 Editor 0

Coco Gauff’s U.S. Open came to an abrupt end under the bright lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday but the 15-year-old said she would leave New York a better player after falling to world number one Naomi Osaka. Backed by lively support from the packed home crowd, the young American was clearly overmatched against the defending champion, who needed Read More

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Bobrisky flees as as FG goes after cross-dresser, Police shut party ground

September 1, 2019 Editor 0

Popular Nigerian cross-dresser and internet personality, Okuneye Idris, widely known as Bobrisky, is reported to be on the run after police raided a nude party organised by him in Lekki area of Lagos. Bobrisky put up the party in celebration of his 28th birthday, but it was disrupted by the Nigeria Police, who invaded the place and dispersed guests. Photos Read More