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Edo PDP chairman suspended after criticising state governor

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Tony Aziegbemi, has been suspended from office for alleged misconduct.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two Kano police officers get N1 million reward for rejecting bribe

The duo of Inspector Garba Rabo attached to the Command’s Department of Operations and Jamilu Buhari attached to Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KCPC) were rewarded by Nigerians in the diaspora under the aegis of Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Zone 2 Command Onikan Lagos, Nigeria, France Chapter.
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Barr. Festus Daumiebi has dismissed insinuations of a rift between the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, and the Governorship candidate of the party in the 2020 election Chief David Lyon.

Bayelsa APC chieftain: No rift between Timipre Sylva, David Lyon

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Barr. Festus Daumiebi has dismissed insinuations of a rift between the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, and the Governorship candidate of the party in the 2020 election Chief David Lyon.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: Police still holding two of my political allies

Former governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha has appealed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to save two political allies, Casmir Ugbor and Ojukwu Ukonu, who he said were wrongly arrested and linked as suspects of the jailbreak of April 5.
Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde has acknowledged that he could leave the club this summer amid reported interest from Manchester United and Chelsea.

Jules Kounde accepts that he could leave Sevilla this summer

Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde has acknowledged that he could leave the club this summer amid reported interest from Manchester United and Chelsea.

Femi Falana: Parts of Nigeria experiencing civil war

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, expressed worry that the 2023 general elections could be jeopardised because some parts of the country are experiencing what he described as a civil war.

CBN governor, trade minister to lead delegation to US-Nigeria investment summit

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, the minister of trade and industry, Otunba Richard Adebayo are expected to be among top government officials that will be attending the 2021 United States – Nigeria Investment Summit in New York as part of efforts to woo investors to the country.
Debates on revenue collections from Stamp Duties between Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) was brought to a close as FIRS submitted that it was backed by law to collect stamp duties.

Two lovers arrested for alleged impersonation of FIRS chairman

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says two lovers have been arrested for impersonating its Executive Chairman, Mr Muhammad Nami, to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.
Harry Kane has won the Premier League Golden Boot for the third time, with the Tottenham striker notching 23 goals for the season.

Harry Kane wins Premier League Golden Boot for a third time to match Alan...

Harry Kane has won the Premier League Golden Boot for the third time, with the Tottenham striker notching 23 goals for the season.
Popular Nollywood movie producer, Tchidi Chikere, and his wife Nuella Njubigbo, have reportedly removed the plug from their six years marriage.

Tchidi Chikere’s marriage ‘crashes’

Popular Nollywood movie producer, Tchidi Chikere, and his wife Nuella Njubigbo, have reportedly removed the plug from their six years marriage.
Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy simply won't bend.

Manchester United’s England stars plan to convince Harry Kane to join club

Harry Kane wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer in pursuit of silverware and glory, and Manchester United’s England stars are hoping to convince him to move to Old Trafford.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest three suspects, recover firearms, vehicles in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested three suspects for alleged armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has vowed to ensure peace in all troubled areas in the country.

IGP: Boko Haram planning to attack Abuja, Jos

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has put the commissioners of police in the Federal Capital Territory and Plateau State on the alert over imminent attacks by Boko Haram members.
Manchester City has won the battle to host the reverse fixture of the round of 16 against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium after facing some uncertainty to play the match in England.

Manchester City offers to cover travel costs for fans watching UCL final

Ahead of the ultimate fixture in European football, the UEFA Champions League final match between the English Premier League duo of Manchester City and Chelsea, the owner of the Etihad club, Sheikh Mansour, has taken a decision to cover the costs of flights and transfers of their fans travelling to support the club.
Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, is pleased with how Kelechi Iheanacho rediscovered his goalscoring instincts at Leicester City after struggling for form earlier in the season.

Nwankwo Kanu: Kelechi Iheanacho’s renaissance a big lesson

Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, is pleased with how Kelechi Iheanacho rediscovered his goalscoring instincts at Leicester City after struggling for form earlier in the season.
The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has described Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi and Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, as gifts to Nigeria.

Nigeria supporters club hails Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho for FA Cup glory

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has described Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi and Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, as gifts to Nigeria.
Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun went into the history book of Scottish football after helping Rangers finish the season unbeaten and smashing 100 points barrier.

Leon Balogun, Joe Aribo make history with Glasgow Rangers in Scotland

Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun went into the history book of Scottish football after helping Rangers finish the season unbeaten and smashing 100 points barrier.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much –fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.

NFF supremo congratulates Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho on FA Cup win

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much –fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much-fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.

NFF congratulates Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho on FA Cup win with Leicester City

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much-fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue 12-year old girl caged, starved for 8 months

The spokesman of the Sokoto State Police Command, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, said the girl was rescued on Thursday while the suspects were arrested and detained at the Dadin Kowa police station.
Fulham boss Scott Parker refused to be down after their 1-1 draw at Arsenal.

Fulham boss unsure whether club will keep Ola Aina, Josh Maja

Fulham manager Scott Parker is not certain whether Nigerian duo Ola Aina and Josh Maja will remain at the club beyond this summer.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “use their good offices to urgently probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4 billion of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is missing, misappropriated, diverted or stolen, as documented in three audited reports by the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation.”

National Assembly leadership: Restructuring should start from states

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday took on the 17 Southern governors, who rose from a meeting on Tuesday in Asaba, canvassing, among others, restructuring of the country.

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Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.

Osimhen aims to return to Napoli in top shape, keeps fit with local footballers

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

Manchester City to confirm Jack Grealish transfer after Euro 2020

Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.

BBNaija: Kaisha and Lucy get physical at reunion

BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.
Staff members of Apple Daily and its publisher Next Digital pose with the final edition of Apple Daily at its headquarters in Hong Kong, China June 24, 2021. REUTERS-Tyrone Siu

China dismisses concern for Hong Kong freedom after tabloid closure

China's foreign ministry on Friday rejected comments by U.S. President Joe Biden that the closure of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper signaled intensifying repression by Beijing in the semi-autonomous city.
A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.

Commercial motorcyclist abandons wife at Lagos hospital after giving birth to twins

A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.

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Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly celebrated his 30th birthday by donating two ambulances, thousands of masks and other medical equipment to Senegal.

Kalidou Koulibaly buys ambulances for Senegal

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly celebrated his 30th birthday by donating two ambulances, thousands of masks and other medical equipment to Senegal.

Boko Haram cleric confirms Abubakar Shekau’s death, urges fighters’ loyalty

Bakura Sahalaba, a cleric with the Lake Chad branch of Boko Haram, urged its men to fight on in the video, which appeared on social media after the rival Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) said Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had died.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Nigerian government’s decision on land swap a revolutionary step – investor

Chief Executive Officer, Hongye International Limited, Chief Moses Ayom has described the decision of the Federal Executive Council to lift the FCT Land Swap Programme as a revolutionary step towards bridging the infrastructure deficit in the nation’s capital.
FILE PHOTO - Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda's 1994 genocide, talks to his lawyer Gatera Gashabana inside the courtroom in Kigali, Rwanda February 26, 2021. REUTERS-Clement Uwiringiyimana-File Photo

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero never joined rebels – co-accused

Paul Rusesabagina, the ex-hotelier immortalised in the film “Hotel Rwanda”, never belonged to a rebel group that sought to overthrow President Paul Kagame, one of the former rebels accused with him of terrorism told a court on Wednesday.
The Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and the Lekki Tollgate Incident, has urged victims of the Oct. 20 shooting of #EndSARS protesters by members of the Nigerian Army to come forward with their petitions.

Lagos official: Most injuries at Lekki tollgate were from machete cuts, stampede

The Lagos State Government yesterday claimed that most of the injuries sustained by protesters at the Lekki tollgate during the October 2020 EndSARS protests were from machete cuts and stampede.