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Breaking: Etisalat Chairman Hakeem Belo-Osagie resigns after recent banks’ takeover moves

By Anthony Ogbonna The Chairman of Etisalat Nigeria, Mr. Hakeem Bello Osagie, has resigned his appointment following the approval of a restructuring plan for the telecommunications firm. The resignation is effective immediately, according to an insider source. “Although the chairman had planned to leave immediately the banks made the take-over move, …

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Biafra agitation, Arewa Youths’s threat, militancy result of corruption – Magu

The acting, though,Senate rejected Chairman of  the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has said that the Biafra agitation, Arewa Youths’s threat and militancy in the country are the result of corruption. Spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement that Magu made the remarks at …

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Vice Principal gets life imprisonment for raping 12-yr-old pupil

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—AN Ado-Ekiti high court, yesterday, sentenced a former Vice Principal of St. Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole-Ekiti, Taiwo Ajayi, to life imprisonment for raping a 12-year-old student. Ajayi was found guilty of raping a minor contrary to Section 31(2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti State, …

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I ‘ll appeal Tribunal sack, says Sekibo

Tribunal sacks Senator Sekibo, declares Uchendu of APC winner By Henry UmoruThe Election Petitions Tribunal sitting over senatorial elections in Rivers State has nullified the victory of Senator George Sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. George Sekibo Andrew Uchendu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared the …

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Quit Notice: You’re a traitor, moral liability to north, Northern Youths reply Dangote

*say he hates region By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Irked by the comments credited to Alhaji Aliko Dangote which cast them as jobless youths seeking relevance, a coalition of northern youths, Thursday, descended heavily on the African richest man, saying he is a moral liability to the northern region. Aliko Dangote The …

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Shakira, Pique, stars set for Messi’s wedding

Football and showbiz stars gather in northern Argentina on Friday for Latin America’s celebrity wedding bash of the decade when Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo. Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo during an outing in Barcelona Pop star Shakira and her husband, Messi’s teammate Gerard Pique , …

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Onyekuru to earn N16m a week

Nigeria youngster, Henry Onyekuru, is now smiling to the bank as he will receive a weekly wage of £40,000 as a player of Everton. Onyekuru Onyekuru has finally ended a long-drawn transfer saga by signing a five-year contract with Everton yesterday after he passed a medical. Everton pulled off a …

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Israel forces hit Syria army after new stray fire

Israel hit Syrian regime positions on Wednesday night after stray mortar fire struck the occupied Golan Heights, in the third such exchange within a week. An image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on October 15, 2011 shows Syrian men carrying a victim after he was shot during …

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I only fingered her viciously, says 50-yr-old man who raped 9-yr-old girl

A 50-year-old man, Abdullahi Yusuf, on Wednesday appeared before a Jos Upper Area Court, sitting at Kasuwan Nama, charged with allegedly luring to his room and raping a 9-year-old girl. But he denied it, saying he only viciously fingered her. The accused, a resident of Lasisi Street, Laranto, Jos first …

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2019: ADP’ll not field 65yr-old candidate – Alani Bankole

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—The chairman, Board of Trustees, of the newly registered Action Democratic Party, ADP, Chief Alani Bankole, has said that the party would not field people above 65 years of age for elective offices ahead of 2019 election . Bankole, a seasoned politician, and the father of former …

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