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Erstwhile Nigeria international striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni says former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Oliseh, was a better defensive midfielder during his playing days than fellow ex-Eagles skipper, John Obi Mikel.
The House of Representatives has condemned the Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, of shunning its invitations on the investigation of trafficking of persons out of Nigeria.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Sunday, insisted that it would continue to regulate the downstream petroleum industry, irrespective of the recent deregulation of the sector, to prevent petroleum products marketers from exploiting consumers and also to enforce the appropriate laws guiding the industry.
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) said a patient has tested positive to coronavirus in the facility despite the fact that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has not announced any confirmed case of COVID-19 in the South-South state.
Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was hit by its first resignation on Tuesday over the controversy surrounding top aide Dominic Cummings’ cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown.
The people of Agukwu Nri, the acclaimed custodians of the Igbo culture and their Enugwu Ukwu brothers appear set to stir up controversy over which of the two communities is the progenitor.
The Igbo Renaissance Forum (IRF) has warned mischief makers to stay clear and not taint the character of the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.
Most football manager will tell you that sex before match could affect the result of the match as the player or players are likely to be weak after burning energies under the sheets.
The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on shortcomings in health care in several North African countries, even as governments moved quickly to announce restrictions to limit the spread of the virus.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) says it will hold a stakeholders meeting to address the controversy that trailed the recent appointment of Elisha Abbo, a senator, as one of its patrons.
Okunuga Olumide Saraku, a 64-year-old Nigerian, has been found dead in his home in Modena, Italy, where he lived alone. Okunuga, a native of Ikenne in Ogun State and the president of Egbe Omo Yoruba in Emilia Romagna region, was found dead at about 11:00a.m. on Tuesday at his home. There are suspicions that he may have died of coronavirus infection, a disease that has ravaged Italy in the past few weeks.
Controversy now trails the banishing of the former Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhamad Sanusi, as the Kano State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ibrahim Mukhtar, has denied that the State Government ordered the banishment of the former Emir.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has again waded into the controversy surrounding the right of regions to establish internal security outfits, saying that they were necessary because the nation’s military and paramilitary forces are overstretched and underpaid.
Controversy has been stirred by an alarm raised by one Chief Emmanuel Anyina, alleging that his son, Amos Amadi, disappeared after he honoured an invitation by the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman of the Community, Chikwere Ogbuogor, the ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee, OSPAC, Vigilante Commander, Alexander Omezuruike, to denounce cultism.
SERAP said: “We urge you to use your role as a trustee of the public interest under section 174 of the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 (as amended) to end several of similar trumped-up cases going on in several states.”
Controversy is brewing over the identity of the security agency responsible for the alleged raid on Abuja residence of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi; the Chairman, South East Governors Forum.
The Presidency on Saturday cleared the air on the responsibilities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and that of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.
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A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has accused the Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Ottos, of insubordination.
According to the Evening Standard, Manchester United could turn their attention to Donny van de Beek rather than pay over the odds for Jack Grealish.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would deploy no fewer than 20,000 ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 19.
A businessman, Tunde Ajetunmobi, 36, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding a housewife of N1.4 million.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has described the failed invasion of the state House of Assembly Complex as an attempted coup d’état that is tantamount to treason and contrary to the provisions of the Nigerian Constitution.