Edo: We’ll fulfil campaign promises – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Friday assured people of the state that his government would fulfil promises made during his electioneering campaigns. Obaseki, who stated this at the End of Year Ceremony of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo Council, noted that over 50 people had been arrested for contravening government`s ban on […]

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Update: 15 killed in Adamawa blasts

Three suicide bombers sneaked into Madagali, Adamawa State, on Friday, killing 15 people. One of the suspected suicide bombers reportedly strapped a baby to her back. Madagali is 300 km from Yola, the state capital. Among the dead victims in the assault on a crowded market in the town were the suicide bombers. A police spokesman […]

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Pogba is first EPL player to have twitter emoji

  Manchester United star Paul Pogba made history on Friday afternoon by becoming the first player in Premier League history to get his very own Twitter emoji. An image of the £89million summer signing from Juventus can now be activated on the social media platform by adding ‘#pogba’ to any tweet from now until Manchester […]

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Jonathan congratulates Nwodo over election as Ohanaeze chief

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Chief John Nwodo Jnr over his emergence as the new President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, describing his election as a popular choice. The ex-President made this known in a goodwill message and urged Nwodo to use his new position to work for the good of Ndigbo and also seek to […]

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Gambia: AU ‘to stop’ recognising Jammeh from January 19

The African Union will cease to recognise Yahya Jammeh as president of The Gambia should he refuse to stand down by January 19, the date he is due to hand over power to the winner of that country presidential election. The AU’s Peace and Security Council in a statement on Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, […]

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DSS frees four kidnap victims in Rivers

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday rescued four oil company workers from their abductors in Rivers State. The men, who were not identified, were rescued at White House Estate, Rumukwurushi, Port Harcourt. The DSS in a statement issued by its spokesman, Tony Opuiyo, said the kidnap gang was led by Emmanuel […]

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