Police Beat Photographer To Death In Ibadan

The police have allegedly beaten a 50-year-old photographer to death in Challenge area of Ibadan, Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria. He was reportedly tortured by some men of the Oyo State Special Anti-Robbery Squad at their Dugbe Headquarters. According to family sources, friends and neighbours, the man was arrested on Friday, …

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Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Wladimir Klitschko

ANTHONY JOSHUA knocked out Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round to secure a stunning victory at Wembley Stadium. The 90,000 boxing fans in the national stadium were on their feet as the Watford man retained the IBF belt and also bagged the WBA strap. In the 11th round, Klitschko tasted …

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Manchester United to Honour Dead Nigerian Fans on Sunday

Manchester United will on Sunday honour the confirmed seven Nigerians who lost their lives while watching the Red Devils’ Europa League against Anderlecht. This was made official on the club’s Twitter handle. The Nigerian fans had died when a transformer near the viewing centre where they were watching the match …

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Nnamdi Kanu Now Out Of Prison

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje Prison in Abuja after meeting the bail conditions granted him by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, says his lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor. Ejiofor said his client met all outstanding conditions …

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UNICEF Pays Close Watch to Ekiti Over Meningitis

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said it is paying a close watch on Ekiti State as a precautionary measure to forestalling the outbreak of meningitis in the state. Over 800 deaths have so far been recorded nationwide, as the federal government and other agencies battle to stem the …

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Oba Akiolu Finally Speaks on Snub Of Ooni Of Ife

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Thursday evening, cleared the air on the video that showed him snubbing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at a public function in Lagos. Oba Akiolu said his gesture was not ‘snub’ as being dubbed but that it was the culturally acclaimed way …

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Kanu: Nidigbo showers Fayose with heroic welcome in Ekiti

The Igbo community in Ekiti Thursday showered heroic welcome on Governor Ayodele Fayose for identifying with the pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu in court on Wednesday, saying he has indeed proved to be their own brother from a distant land. Fayose had attended the court trial of Kanu and also appealed …

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Buhari seeks Senate’s approval of $6.93bn borrowing plan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday requested the Senate to urgently consider and approve Federal Government’s 2016-2018 External Borrowing Rolling Plan of 6.93 billion dollars. The rolling plan, according to him, is to enable the government commence the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the North-East, provide for the poor and tackle rail …

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Ekiti is Now Part of Biafra – Fayose

Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has claimed the state is now part of Biafra. Fayose was speaking to newsmen, during the bail hearing of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, at the Federal High Court that sat in Abuja on Tuesday. “Ekiti State is now part …

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Runtown Becomes Infinix Brand Ambassador

Nigerian Musician, Runtown who just purchased a lamborghini keeps winning as he is the latest brand ambassador in town. Runtown took to his instagram to gush about his new deal with popular phone brand, Infinix. He wrote: New Deal!! Say hello to the @infinixnigeria Brand ambassador, big up the fans …

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Jega Dissapointed Me – GEJ

Despite conceding the 2015 presidential election, former president Goodluck Jonathan was not comfortable with how it was handled by Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Elect0ral Commission (INEC). In ‘Against the Run of Play’, a book written by Segun Adeniyi, Jonathan said Jega disappointed him. “I was disappointed …

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Fake ‘Ooni of Ife’ dupes two US-based ladies of N.6m

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a suspected Internet gangster, Abiodun Joseph, who impersonated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Facebook. Joseph had successfully duped two Nigerian ladies of various sums of money. The suspect met his waterloo on Wednesday at Ilese, in the Ijebu North East …

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Remain At Arsenal, Jay Jay Okocha Urges Alex Iwobi

Former Nigeria international, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha thinks his nephew Alex Iwobi should stay and fight for first-team place at top London club, Arsenal, rather than leave on loan, AOIFootball.com has gathered. After regularly starting earlier in the season, Iwobi, 20, has found opportunities harder to come by in 2017. But …

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Kogi State University Organises Massive Protest On April 26

See what the newly sworn in SUG president posted on his facebook wall earlier yesterday. He Wrote: Great Nigerian students! I wish to first of all thank all students and stakeholders of Kogi state University for the continuous support to the Students’ Union Government, amidst all the betrayal. The greatest …

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ASUU Under Fire Over Call To Scrap Off JAMB

The Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society Organization for Transparency in Governance has condemned the recent attack on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Accusing the union of being allergic to reforms and innovations being introduced by the Registrar of JAMB, Prof. …

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Dele Alli Beats Kane, Lukaku, Sane To PFA Young Player Of Year

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been named the PFA Young Player of the Year for the second successive season. Alli, 21, has scored 16 Premier League goals this season, providing five assists, and netted one goal in the club’s Champions League campaign. He fought off competition from teammate Harry Kane, …

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Dare Bejide Joins Ekiti 2018 Governorship Race

Former Nigerian ambassador to Canada, Chief Dare Bejide on Sunday declared his intention to contest next year’s Ekiti state governorship election. Bejide who was also a former Secretary to Ekiti State Government, (SSG) during the administration of former governor Segun Oni said at a news conference in Ado Ekiti that …

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NFF Official: Enyeama Free to Represent Nigeria Again

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) have insisted that they do not have any issues with Vincent Enyeama, who quit international football in 2015. This was after a row between back then Nigerian coach Sunday Oliseh and Enyeama, the 34-year-old former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper. The current Nigeria coach Gernot …

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