Eduok Dreaming For Eagles Debu

Newly invited striker, Emem Eduok wants to make his presence count if named in the squad that will confront Sudan Saturday in the AFCON qualifier in Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
The Dolphins forward was a late inclusion in Keshi’s Super Eagles team after Victor Moses was ruled out on account of injury.
With 12 goals under his belt in the domestic top flight, Eduok is setting his sights on the big stage by making his presence count if he makes the cut for the Sudan party.
“Being invited to the Super Eagles camp is a dream come true for me”, starts Eduok, a former Akwa United ace.

Hayatou Cautions Nigeria But Congratulates Pinnick,

The President of Confederation of African Football, Dr Issa Hayatou, has extended warm congratulations to the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, on his election as the head of Nigerian football.
In a letter he personally signed, Alhaji (Dr.) Hayatou stated: “It is with great excitement that I learned about your election as President of the Nigeria Football Federation following elections held on September 30th, 2014.

Super Eagles Seek First Win In Kahartoum

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Defending Africa champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria find themselves in a precarious position where they have to win all of their remaining four games if they are to qualify for Afcon 2015 in Morocco. They visit Sudan at the Khartoum Stadium today in a bid to rekindle the hopes of their optimistic fans.

Evil Bird Turns A 68-Year-Old Woman At Oshodi

Yesterday,a bird allegedly fell from a high tension wire, landed on the ground and turned into a woman.(Read it here) the woman said she was on her way to see her child. Her daughter in-law had just given the video below..

Nollywood Artistes Have Right To Contest Election-----Bob Manuel

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Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Nollywood and Entertainment, Bob Manuel Udokwu is an actor who has taken to politics with the same vigour he has taken to acting.
He recently disclosed to Showtime that going into politics won’t stop entertainers from being performers.
In his words, ”Do you know how many engineers that are in politics? Do you know how many doctors that are in politics? I think it’s only sentimental that people say that entertainers are not supposed to be in politics. We are not even up to ten. It shows a shift in the mindset of the people  and we as people in entertainment.
There was a time we were not given any chance in this country .Today, even the Federal government recognizes the importance of entertainment .

PDP Cautions APC To Fashion Own Manifesto

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu has hit out at the opposition parties in the country for taking pride in insulting PDP.
The former governor of Bauchi state noted that insulting PDP should not  be the manifesto or mission statement of the opposition parties .

I Regret Not Going To School----Africa China

Have you been wondering where self-styled Voice of the masses and reggae dancehall star, African China is? You need not worry anymore.
The indigene of Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State in this chat with The Entertainer opens on his music, business and family and calls on his fans to pray for him.Excerpts:
Lately we have not been hearing much from you. What is happening to your career?

Why I love and admire Genevive Nnaji – Joselyn Dumas

Joselyn Dumas is indeed, one delectable and curvy actress that every normal man wiould like to have.
The Ghanaian Range Rover Evoque Ambassador recently bares her mind on why she loves and admires Nollywood queen, Genevieve Nnaji, who is also the Range Rover Evoque ambassador for Nigeria. In her words, “ Genevieve is Genevieve, believe me, my Goodness!

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Obasanjo Firm Sues Female Worker For Alleged Stealing

A 30-year-old employee of Obasanjo Holdings Limited, Abeokuta, Ms Olajoke Monplaisir, was yesterday arraigned before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo for allegedly stealing the sum of N1.5m belonging to her employer. The prosecutor, Sunday Egbejiale said the accused, a protocol officer, allegedly stole the money, which was meant for the payment of flight tickets of the company’s members of staff to Eastwind Travel Agency. 

Ebola: First Consultant indicts Liberian Ambassador

First Consultants Medical Centre, yesterday, indicted the Liberian Ambassador to Nigeria for complicity in the first Ebola case in Nigeria, saying the Ambassador put the hospital under pressure to release Sawyer against the wish of its management.
The Hospital also alleged that the Ambassador threatened to institute a lawsuit against it if Sawyer was not released.

2015 Election: OBJ Warns APC Never To Field Atiku As Presidential Candidate

There are strong indications that former President Olusegun Obasanjo may have warned the All Progressives Congress not to field former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku as its flagbearer in the 2015 elections.
Obasanjo, during a recent visit by the APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to his residence in Abeokuta, was said to have warned the opposition party against fielding an “unclean vessel” as its presidential candidate in 2015...

Jonathan’s Edo visit: Soldiers avert clash between PDP/APC youths in Edo

SOLDIERS yesterday averted what would have led to a bloody clash at the Benin Airport, when Governor Adams Oshiomhole and some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were waiting for the arrival of President Goodluck Jonathan, who was in the state for the official Foundation Laying Ceremony of the Azura-Edo Power Plant.


NJC May Likely Take Position Ahead Of Fayose's Inaguration




The leadership of the nation’s judiciary is reportedly in a quandary over the alleged plan to use the arm of government to scuttle the October 16 swearing-in of Ekiti governor-elect, Mr Ayodele Fayose.

To ensure that nothing goes wrong, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, has reportedly shelved her earlier plan to travel to Athens, Greece, next week Tuesday, after the meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.
Checks revealed that she was billed to travel to Athens for a stress management conference, alongside her brother justices, as well as heads of certain agencies of the judiciary and the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Sunday Olorundahunsi.

2Face, Wizkid dish out bottles of Hennessy at Hennessy Artistry club tour

Hennessy Artistry 2014 headliners, 2Face Idibia and Wizkid made a debut live performance of “Dance Go”, the landmark collaboration between the two superstars.
2Face-and-Wizkid-sharing-HeThroughout the night, 2face and Wizkid kept giving out countless bottles of Hennessy XO and VSOP to fans who came out to party with them, as they supported Lil Kesh and Yung Grey C who also performed at the event.

PDP, govs fight, as NWC cancels endorsements


The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has cancelled all endorsements of candidates by the state executive officers.
Rising from its National Working Committee, NWC, meeting yesterday, the national leadership of the PDP also warned all the zonal and state executives to jettison the idea of having any anointed candidate ahead of the November 29 Governorship Primary election when governorship candidates would emerge.

178 days in captivity: Ezekwesili, Ita-Giwa renew call for release of Chibok girls

178 days in captivity: Ezekwesili, Ita-Giwa renew call for release of Chibok girls
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the International Day of the Girl Child tomorrow, Bring Back Our Girls campaign group and other well meaning Nigerians yesterday renewed the call for the release of the girls who have been in captivity for 178 days.Former Minister for Education and Convener of the campaign, Prof. Oby Ezekwesili, alongside renowned politician, Sen. Florence Ita-Giwa, led the call for the release of the Chibok girls at an event organized by the Public Affairs Department of the United States Consulate General’s office to mark the upcoming International Day of the Girl Child in Lagos.Ita-Giwa, who said the International Day of the Girl Child, scheduled to hold tomorrow, should serve as an opportunity to bring attention to the challenges facing girls around the world, added that the issue of the missing Chibok girls “has been a source of concern to

Wike’s supporters on rampage, hit PDP members, journalists

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Supporters of Minister of State for Education, who is also a governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike yesterday unleashed terror on opponents and journalists in Abuja.The venue was the PDP Presidential Campaign Office, Legacy House, Maitama, at the second day of the Senator Iya Abubakar led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP South South Integration Committee’s sitting.Nyesom Wike The Committee had on Wednesday met with PDP stakeholders, leaders and members from Akwa Ibom and Edo States and it was the turn of Rivers State for reconciliation.Soon after the minister arrived the venue, the atmosphere was charged as his supporters blocked and stopped members of PDP perceived not loyal to Wike from entering the hall to submit or defend their

Some Nigerian Pastors Fake Miracles---Ansalem Modubuko

Yes International magazine published an interview with Apostle Anselm Madubuko - General Overseer, Revival Assembly Church, in its maiden edition a few years ago.The magazine has republished the interview in October 2014, to highlight several pointers raised by 56-year-old Madubuko, who is a self-confessed erstwhile sinner, womanizer and member of the Pyrates Confraternity (cult).When asked his thoughts about the proliferation of churches in Nigeria, he said…

I have No Problem With Obiano----Obi

Immediate past Governor of Anambra state , Chief Peter Obi has said  Chief Willie Obiano is in cordial relationship with him.
And following mixed reactions on the joining of the PDP by the former Governor of Anambra, Mr. Peter Obi, more facts have emerged on what informed his decision.

I Have No Intention To Run For Senate---Bianca

Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu’s widow and Nigeria’s Ambassador to Spain, Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, has debunked the rumour that she is interested in representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly in 2015.

Senator Andy Uba is currently representing the senatorial district. Mrs. Ojukwu, who spoke from Madrid, Spain yesterday, said it had never crossed her mind to contest for the senatorial seat as highly speculated in Anambra.

President Jonathan Now The Sixth Richest President In Africa After President Uhuru Kenyata of Kenya --- by Richestlifestyle


The President of the federal republic of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has ranked 6th in the list of Richest African Presidents recently with a net-worth of $100million in assets.
According to the list realized by , the richest president in Africa, Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola, is worth $20billion.
The 9 Richest African Presidents and Kings as of 2014 are

Pastor Caught With Human Head

Authorities of the Police command in Osun State, on Thursday, paraded a 35-year-old man, identified as Clement Oyetunde, who was arrested with a human skull and other charms at Adeowo area of Modakeke, Osun State.
The state Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Marafa made this disclosure while briefing newsmen, at the headquarters of the Police command. He hinted that the suspect’s arrest was made possible through a tip off from some residents of the area.

Obi’s defection to PDP has vindicated me – Ngige

              Former governor of Anambra State and Senator represent­ing Anambra Cen­tral, Dr. Chris Ngige, yes­terday said the defection of his successor, Chief Peter Obi, from All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has vindicat­ed his long time statement that the former governor was only doing business with APGA. Ngige, who spoke to newsmen in Awka recalled that on several occasions he (Ngige) had said that those leading APGA were traders and were there to trade with the party.

Obiano Snubs Obi At A Public Function

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During the burial of remains of a former Catholic Bishop of Awka, Rev. Simon Okafor, were laid to rest yesterday at his home town, Ifitedunu, in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, noticed the cold salutation close to a snub between the immediate past Governor of Anambra state, Chief Peter Obi and his successor Governor Willie Obiano  .
At the funeral service at St. Patrick Cathedral in Awka, were former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme, his wife Beatrice; Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano and his predecessor, Peter Obi.

Reaction Trails Obi's Exit From APGA

National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Chief Willie Obiano and state Chairman of APGA , Chief Mike Kwentor were yesterday mum on the decamping of Chief Peter Obi to PDP.
Efforts to get their reaction could not yield success , so said
But the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, did not voluntarily leave the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as facts emerged that he was forced out.

Anambra Speaker, Nwaebili Apologies To Journalists

Anambra Speaker , Right Hon Chinwe Nwaebili this evening openly apologized to journalists on a comments attributed to her for saying ‘’common journalist’’ is challenging her intention to run for the office of the House of Representatives for Ogbaru constituency where  Honourable  Afam Ogene a former Editor of The Source Magazine is currently occupying.

Another Demolition of Kidnap Den In Anambra With Mix Feelings

Governor of Anam­bra State, Chief Willie Obiano has re-inforced his determination to rid the state of all forms of criminal elements as secu­rity operatives of Operation Kpochapu scaled up the de­molition of criminal infra­structure with the knock­ing down of two buildings allegedly used for kidnap activities.

Mbido Igbo Association Honours Ezeemo with Agboma Ndi Award

By Abuchi Onwumelu
A socio-cultural Igbo Organization with the name Mbido Igbo Association has honoured a frontline politician, job creator and former governorship candidate of Progressive People Alliance (PPA), in the last concluded gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Mr. Godwin Chukwunenye Ezeemo with Agboma Ndi award for his role in promoting Igbo language and culture.
Presenting the award, the national chairman of the group Mazi Okafouzu Ugochukwu said Ezeemo had distinguished himself from others through his burning passion for the promotion of Igbo tradition, genuine philanthropy and selfless service to humanity noting that the group would continue to reorganize and honour people like him (Ezeemo) for their exceptional love and dedication to the cause of Ndi Igbo.

More Facts Emerge on Why Obi Left APGA

Following mixed reactions on the joining of the PDP by the former Governor of Anambra, Mr. Peter Obi, more facts have emerged on what informed his decision.
Speaking to journalists during an interactive session with Igbo group in Lagos State, Obi said "There is nothing wrong with APGA and my joining the PDP has nothing to do with APGA. I enjoy cordial relationship with Chief Willie Obiano and the Government is doing well. I will continue to support him in building a better Anambra State for the good of the children of the State."

Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace prize

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have won the Nobel Peace prize.
At 17, Malala is the youngest recipient of the prize.

Bishop Ezeokafor Blesses Renovated St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Parish--… Inaugurates Holy Childhood Association

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor has blessed and re-dedicated the St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, Parish, Awka to God, with a call on Christians to exhibit transparency in all they do even as he charged them to build themselves spiritually as much as they build places of worship for God.

Oyedepo Emerges As World Richest Pastor

No surprise here. The General Overseer of Winners Chapel, Bishop Oyedepo is the richest pastor in the world according to a list that was released yesterday by Out of the 10 richest pastors in the world as of 2014, 5 of them are Nigerians. See the list after the cut...
Here is the top 10 richest pastors in the world as of 2014.

Nigeria Popular Blogger, Linda Ikeji Got Her Blog Restored By Google

Popular gossip blogger, Linda Ikeji early this morning around (12:05am) got her blog restored back by google.
It can be recalled that, The popular Nigerian blogger who blogs at was shut down by Google for 24 hours due to a claim about alleged plagiarism/copyright infringement by a cybersquatter with the twitter handle ‘AyeDee.’

Encomiums as Bishop Okafor Journeys Home

Tuesday 7 October, 2014 was the day the entire Catholic Faithful, well wishers both in and outside Anambra State assembled at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka to pay their last respect to the late Emeritus Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Simon Akwali Okafor who died on 29th August, 2014, at the age of 81 years.

Victor Umeh Lauds Obi's exit from APGA

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Umeh, has said the party lost nothing over the defection of former Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, to the Peoples Democratic Party.
Speaking to journalists at a rally in Asaba on Wednesday where Dr. Anthony Azuya, a House of Representatives candidate, led defectors from the All Progressives Congress and the Labour Party to APGA, Umeh said as Obi left the party, more people were joining the party.


Anambra Police Command Parades 40 Robbery/Kidnap Supects And Fake Number Plates Specialists

Anambra police command has paraded Over 40 suspected criminals including those suspected to specialize in faking number plates, armed robbers and kidnappers.
The "Operation Kpochapu" team inaugurated by Governor Willie Obiano arrested the suspects impounding the fake number plates and the suspected manufacturers who specialize in car robbery in Anambra State.

APGA Dies With Obi's Defection To The PDP

It was dramatic. Chief Peter Obi did not want to accept the offer despite the powerful speeches from all he influential people from South east Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He went philosophical but the National Publicity Secretary of PDP Chief Olisah Metu appears to have known him better. Obi was ambushed and could have not said no despite his surprises at the turn out of events. 
He snatched the microphone from him and asked for tete a tete with his closer allies to educate him on why he should not wish away the powerful presidential plus National Executive council and National Working committee of PDP just like that.


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