Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

Russia-based Nigerian soccer star to launch sports foundation

By Akeem Busari Locomotive Moscow striker, Ezekiel Henty, has disclosed plans to launch a sports foundation aptly named Henty Sports Foundation. Speaking during an interview ...

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Senate probes Hajj airfare prices

The Senate yesterday resolved to constitute an ad hoc committee to investigate the circumstances of the exorbitant airfare for the Hajj pilgrimage as fixed by ...

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South-East Devt Commission bill passes second reading in Senate

A bill seeking to establish the South East Development Commission (SEDC) to ensure the realisation of the commercial potentials of the region in the Senate passed through second reading wednesday ...

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Boko Haram kills 11 in Maiduguri — Police

Eleven people were killed when Boko Haram gunmen and suicide bombers launched a rare combined attack inside the strategic northeast city of Maiduguri, Borno State, police said on Thursday ...

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Quit Notice: Igbos are free to live anywhere in Nigeria – FG …as South-East governors hold emergency meeting over threat

The federal government has formally reacted to the quit notice issued to the Igbo by some northern youths groups asking them to vacate the northern region within three months ...

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El-Rufai orders arrest of Northern youths over quit notice to Ndigbo

Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the immediate arrest of all signatories to a statement issuing a three-month ultimatum to all Igbos to leave northern Nigeria ...

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Arewa youths’ quit notice to Ndigbo divine intervention, we support it 100% – MASSOB

The Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) on Wednesday gave 100 percent support to the order issued by some Northern Youth groups mandating Igbo people residing in the Northern States ...

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Residents flee as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri

The Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday engaged troops of the Nigerian Army in a gun battle, after attempting to capture Jiddari Polo community in Maiduguri, Borno State ...

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INEC registers five new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced the registration of five new political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections ...

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FG pays N375.8m to 20 whistle-blowers

The Federal Government has paid N375.8m to 20 whistle-blowers who provided information that led to the recovery of N11.6bn ...

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