Nigerian Army rescue captives after gun battle with kidnappers

The troops of 32 Artillery Brigade on Saturday said it rescued ten kidnap victims inside a forest at Erio-Efon Alaaye road in Ekiti state. A statement by the Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Ojo Adenegan, in Ado Ekiti said the arrest was in continuation of its clearance operations at various …

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Mikel makes revelations about Chelsea owner, Abramovich

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has revealed that Chelsea’s Russian owner, Roman Abramovich, only complains when results are turning out negatively for the Premier League side. The 31-year-old Nigerian international, who played in the English topflight with Chelsea for over a decade between 2006 and 2017, also disclosed that …

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Suicide bomber kills self in Maiduguri

A male suicide bomber heading towards Monday Market, on sighting the massive Police deployment at Oando petrol station in Post Office area of Maiduguri metropolis, hurriedly detonated the improvised explosive device strapped to his body killing himself. The incident occurred on Saturday. Borno State Police Command immediately deployed men of …

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President Buhari leaves Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to fly out Nigeria today on a two-day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco. According to a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu, the visit, which is at the invitation of His Royal Majesty, King Mohammed VI, will see the two leaders discuss …

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Britain’s richest man offers to buy Chelsea from Abramovich

Roman Abramovich has rejected an approach from Britain’s richest person to buy Chelsea Football Club. Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire boss of multinational petrochemicals giant Ineos and a Blues season-ticket holder, expressed an interest in buying the club amid speculation Abramovich could be willing to sell. But the Russian oligarch made …

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FG reacts to Obasanjo’s claim of Buhari plotting to kill him

The Nigerian government has reacted to allegation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was plotting his arrest on false charges. Obasanjo on Friday claimed that Buhari’s government was planning to frame him and consequently kill him. Reacting, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed …

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Details of Harry Kane’s new deal at Tottenham revealed

On Friday, Tottenham Hotspur announced that Harry Kane has penned a new deal with the Premier League club. Kane has agreed a new six-year deal worth £180,000-a-week. This means the England captain could pocket as much as £10m-per-season, as Spurs tie down their star man until 2024. Kane scored 41 …

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Buhari renews Momoh’s appointment as CMD National Hospital

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Dr. Jafaru Alunua Momoh as Chief Medical Director, CMD, of the National Hospital, Abuja. In a similar vein, the President also approved the reappointment of Dr. Nwadinigwe Cajetan Uwatoronye as Medical Director, National Orthopedic Hospital Enugu, Enugu State, for the second and …

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2019: Enugu NASS caucus endorses Ugwuanyi for second term

The Enugu State Caucus in the National Assembly has unanimously endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for a second term in office for his effective leadership and entrenchment of peace and good governance in the state. Rising from a colourful and rich grand reception for Gov. Ugwuanyi in Abuja, which was also …

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2018 World Cup: What I’ve failed to achieve – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has lamented his failure to convince some Nigerian players abroad to represent their fatherland. Rohr said it was part of his job description to convince players with double nationality to pledge their international future to Nigeria. However, the former Bayern Munich defender has admitted that …

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