Wednesday 7 June 2017

Buhari commend El-Rufai for ordering arrest of those asking Igbos to vacate North

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai for ordering the arrest of leaders of the Coalition of Northern Youths, CNY, for asking Igbos to vacate the North in three months.

Buhari’s commendation was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Wednesday.

The Minister, who took to his Twitter handle, @MohammedLai wrote:

Victor Anichebe makes new decision about Super Eagles’ return

Former Super Eagles striker, Victor Anichebe, has expressed his indecision over a possible return to the senior national team.

Anichebe, who announced his retirement from international football in 2012, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Wednesday that he was happy with the crop of young talented players in the team.

Doyin Okupe says only God can stop Nigeria from breaking

Former media aide to the immediate past administration of Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has said that only God holds the key to the nation’s continuous indivisibility.

In an article he entitled, “Drums of war and Cries for Separation,” Okupe relied on the supernatural forces to keep the country in one piece.

He wrote, “Yes, again and again there are drums of war, rumours of Coups and heightened cries for separation. Yet Nigeria will not break. I repeat as God liveth Nigeria is not about to break up.

Alerts! Ritualists now targeting bald men, believing their heads harbor gold

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Bald men could be targets of ritual attacks, police have warned, after the recent killing of five men for their body parts.

The BBC reports that suspects have been arrested in the central district of Milange, in Mozambique, where some killings had occurred.

SHOCKING! Woman with two vaginas pregnant despite doctor’s claim she’s infertile

A 32-year-old woman who was born with two vaginas is now pregnant. Her pregnancy has continued to baffle her doctors, as she had been told that it would be impossible for her to have children.

Her vaginas lay right next to the other.

Doctors said Krista Schwab would never get pregnant because of complications caused by her rare condition called uterus didelphys.

Floyd Mayweather To Fight Triple T In Lagos, Nigeria

Legendary World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Floyd Mayweather, will feature in the June 13 Lagos charity fight against former Big Brother Naija (BBN) housemate, Triple T, an official confirmed in Lagos on Wednesday.

Accident at Lagos-Ibadan Expressway kills one, leaves 18 injured

One person whose identity has not been revealed yet has been reportedly killed while 18 others sustained various injuries in a road accident that occurred along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Wednesday morning.

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The accident according to a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the Oyo Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Yusuff K. Salami occurred at about 8.30am and was caused by wrongful overtaking and mechanical deficiency.

Governor Fayose: Why we are probing Fayemi

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that the case instituted by his predecessor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, against the judicial panel of inquiry he set up to probe Fayemi, is “a waste of time.”

Governor Fayose, who spoke during a live programme in Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday night, said the refusal of his predecessor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to appear before a panel probing the financial transactions of the state during his tenure, ‎ was “strange”, saying he should come there and clear his name rather than seeking a court injunction to stop the panel.

Police officer testifies as court admits Fayose aide’s statement over Daramola’s murder

A police officer who participated in the investigation of the murder of former World Bank consultant, Dr. Ayodeji Daramola, John Emeje, has tendered statements obtained from former Personal Assistant to Governor Fayose Fayose, Goke Olatunji, before an Ekiti State High Court in Ado-Ekiti.

Emeje appeared at the continuation of hearing of the case before Justice Adewale Fowe on the murder of Daramola, a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant on 14th August, 2006 at his personal residence in Ijan-Ekiti.

Dino Melaye faults Goodluck Jonathan’s approval of foreign treatment for Perm Secs

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on Wednesday berated the former President, Goodluck Jonathan for approving life overseas treatment for retired Head of Service and Permanent Secretaries while ignoring leaders of the National Assembly.

Speaking during plenary, the lawmaker said the approval contravened the act of the National Assembly which stipulates what is due to public service holders.

No worries over Mikel, Ighalo’s absence in AFCON Qualifiers

A former international, Edema Fuludu, says the absence of Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo will not make any difference in the Super Eagles formation when they play South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on Sunday.

The Eagles will host the South African national team at Uyo in the ongoing qualifiers for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be staged by Cameroon.

#Biafra: El-Rufai orders arrest of youths who gave Igbos three months to leave North

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the arrest of people behind the three-month quit notice given to Igbos to leave the North.

In a statement signed by his spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai strongly condemned, “the inciting, hate speech delivered by some self-appointed ‘northern youths.”