Monthly Archives: May 2018

Biafra Day Turns Bloody As Soldiers Kill 2 IPOB Members

…banks, schools shut, markets deserted The sit-at-home exercise ordered by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday, for Biafra Heroes Remembrance Day, turned bloody as soldiers shot dead a young man believed to be one of the members of the pro Biafra group in Aba, Abia State. This was even as a member of the pro-Biafra group was allegedly shot, ...

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My Interest In 2019 Presidential Election Is For Nigeria’s Survival – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he is running for the office of the President not for selfish reasons but for the survival of Nigeria. Atiku said this at the symposium and inauguration of the Atiku Mandate Group codenamed TAM-G in Lagos. The Punch reported that the former Vice-President, who served under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2007, said his ...

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How Girl Was Raped By Priest And Abused By Nun In Catholic Orphanage

A former resident at a Catholic-run orphanage was raped by a priest and repeatedly abused by a nun, an inquiry heard. Helen Holland, who has bravely waived her right to anonymity, described years of “sadistic” treatment at the Nazareth House home in Kilmarnock while resident there in the 1960s and 1970s. Speaking at the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry on Wednesday, ...

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Super Eagles In London For England Friendly

Nigeria’s Super Eagles left Nigeria on Wednesday afternoon to the United Kingdom, in preparation for the Russia FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on June 14. Nigeria will play with England on Saturday 2 June and then leave for Austria before embarking on the journey to Russia, where they will face Croatia on 16 June. According to NFF.com, Skipper Mikel John ...

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Outraged Judge Jails Ex-Governor Nyame 28 Years

Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State and clergyman, has been sentenced to a total of 28 years in prison, 14 years of which was for criminal breach of trust. An outraged Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal High Court, while handing out the sentence, lashed out: “There’s no moral justification for the level of outright theft, and the ...

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Salah To Miss Egypt World Cup Matches

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah’s shoulder injury will keep him out of action for three to four weeks, Liverpool’s club physiotherapist has said. The Egyptian tries to recover in time for the World Cup. The 25-year-old winger is desperate to play for Egypt in only their third World Cup and their first for 38 years. “He is sad about what happened but ...

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Coach Rohr Drops 4 Players, Awaits Moses Simon

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says Super Eagles’ winger, Moses Simon will undergo one more scan in London ahead of Nigeria’s game against England on Saturday. Simon was initially ruled out of the World Cup by Head Coach Gernot Rohr after the player’s scan results confirmed he would be out of the tournament. However, Moses requested a further scan in ...

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IPOB Sit-At-Home Order Fails In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The marching order given by the Indigenous People Of Biafia (IPOB) to Nigerians to compulsorily sit at home on 30th May, 2018, failed weofully in Anambra state as citizens went about their normal business in Onitsha, Awka and other parts of the state. The Anambra State Government had issued a counter order mandating workers of the state ...

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Ambode Celebrates Democracy Day With Special Ramadan Tafsir

…vows to continue to make Lagos a better place for the citizens Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday evening celebrated Democracy Day with Muslim faithful, saying despite all that had been achieved in the past, Lagos was still a work in progress, and that conscious efforts would continue to be made to further invest in infrastructural development to ...

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Get Ready For Real Democracy, Opara-Ndudu Tells Imo Citizens

As Nigerians celebrate the 19th anniversary of the country’s return to democracy, on Tuesday, a front- line politician and governorship aspirant,  Hon. Nich Opara-Ndudu has assured Imo State citizens of a better future and urged them to be ready for real democracy dividend next year, when a better government committed to the people would be installed in the state. Hon. ...

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