Friday 21 July 2017

God has not fixed date for Igbos to leave Nigeria

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and National Coordinator of the Yoruba Youth Alliance (YYA), Jackson Lekan Ojo has explained why the federal government should not allow Igbos to have their way on Biafra.

According to him, the Biafra agitation was not about dividing the country but the quest for recognition and relevance by some ethnic groups who desired to be more involved in the scheme of things in Nigeria.

Liverpool rejects Barcelona’s £72m bid for Coutinho

Liverpool has rejected a £72million bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho.

The Premier League side has also told the Spanish giants not to waste their time with another bid, as the Reds have no interest in negotiating the potential sale of their star man.

Senate To FG: Pay Ex-Militants All Outstanding Allowances

Disturbed by the non-payment of arrears, allowances and tuition fees of ex- militants from the Niger Delta region, to the tune of N28.2 billion by the Federal Government, the Senate, yesterday, asked the Ministry of Finance to as a matter of urgency, release the balance of the money.

Last words of Ojukwu about Biafra before his death – Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, and the party’s Presidential candidate in the 2015 general elections, Chief Chekwas Okorie has revealed that the ideology behind the declaration of Republic of Biafra by the late Emeka Ojukwu was not to just break away from Nigeria.

According to him, Ojukwu’s reason for coming up with Biafra was for the Igbos to have equal share in Nigeria.

See what Makarfi says he will do to PDP members who defected to Mega Party

Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said that members who defected from the party, will not benefit from the ‘no victor, no vanquished’ policy declared after the Supreme Court judgment.

Makarfi was speaking against the background of the defection of some PDP members in the South West to the Mega Party.

CREEPY! Goat delivers human-like creature (See Photos)

The birth of a baby goat with odd facial features has left villagers in San Luis province, Argentina shocked.

According to the Sun Newspaper (UK), the owner of the goat, Gladys Oveido, said she was left “deeply surprised” when she saw the face of the new arrival only to see the bizarre demonic face staring back at her.

Rochas Okorocha says ‘PDP Is Not A Threat To APC’

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not a threat to his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Mr. Okorocha, who is also APC Governors Forum Chairman, spoke on Thursday after he led his colleagues to a meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Yemi Osinbajo: I have seen Nigeria’s economic future

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has declared the future of Nigeria’s economy lies in the growth of small and medium scale businesses and has promised the continuous support of government to ensure this becomes a reality.

According to a release by Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Osinbajo made this assertion at the launch of the MSMEs clinic in the Nation’s capital at the eagle square on Thursday.

Morata to make first Chelsea debut against Bayern Munich

Alvaro Morata will meet his new Chelsea team-mates in Singapore next week.

The Spanish striker is in London to complete a medical with fans excited to see the 24-year-old make his first appearance in blue.

Antonio Conte is busy preparing his side for Saturday’s friendly with Arsenal in Beijing, which has come too soon for Morata to obtain a Chinese visa, Telegraph reports.

NYSC releases call-up letter for 2017 batch A, stream 2

The management of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released call-up letters for 2017 Batch A stream II.

Prospective corps members have been advised to print out call-up letter to know their state of deployment.

Netherland-Based Nigerian Woman Declares Her Intention To Contest For President In 2019 (VIDEO)

A Nigerian woman named Monica Ambrose is aspiring to be Nigeria's next President. And this is not a joke, according to her.

The married mother of three, who has been living in the Netherlands for 17 years, has promised to provide good roads, running water electricity, others.

2face holds charity concert to support UNHCR activities in North-East

As part of efforts to assist displaced persons, Tuface Foundation is organizing a fund raising charity concert to support the activities of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in the North-East.

Musical icon Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tuface, made this known while briefing journalists on Thursday in Abuja.

Tuface said that the concert would take place on Sunday at Transcorp Hilton, Hotel, Abuja, and urged Nigerians to support the cause.

Mesut Ozil to sign new Arsenal deal

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is close to signing a new contract with the Gunners, according to British media reports on Friday.

The German World Cup winner’s current deal runs out at the end of the 2017/18 season, but Arsenal is confident of wrapping up negotiations in the next couple of weeks.

Dreaded Badoo strikes at Ojodu Berger, kills lovers

Suspected members of the Badoo cult early Friday morning killed two lovers in their apartment in Ogun State, according to Punch newspaper.

A source said that the heads of the victims were smashed. The incident happened at a storey building located on Hassan Abiodun Street, off Ojodu Berger, in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

Many of the residents could not be consoled as policemen from Ojodu Abiodun Division took away the remains of the deceased for onward transfer to the General Hospital Sagamu.

Zinedine Zidane: What I like about Mbappe

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has spoken in glowing terms about Monaco’s striker, Kylian Mbappe.

Madrid want the 18-year-old sensation, who scored 26 times in his breakthrough season with the Ligue 1 champions, to join their ranks this summer.

Stevie Wonder Marries Longtime Girlfriend Tomeeka Bracy

67-year-old Stevie Wonder has married for the third time last weekend. The Legendary singer tied the knot with fiancée Tomeeka Robyn Bracy at Hotel Bel-Air last weekend.

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Oldest woman in Rivers state dies at the age of 134

Amadi Promzy Chimenem has announced the death of the woman who apparently is the oldest woman in Rivers State.

He made the announcement on Facebook, and wrote;

Is this the Worst WAEC Result In May/June 2017 So Far?

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has released its May/June 2017 secondary school certificate examination results.

..and pictured below might just be the worst WAEC Result of 2017 ever!

Out of the 1,559,162 candidates that sat for for the 2017 WAEC this result may be the worst so far.