Musonda trouble for Gunners

CHELSEA manager, Guus Hiddink may be unleashing 19-year-old Belgian striker, Charly Musonda on Arsenal when the two EPL giants clash tomorrow at the Emir­ates.Musonda was a delight to watch on Tuesday when Chel­sea U-21 recorded a massive 5-0 win over QPR at Cobham. Hiddink watched the game and was impressed with the five star performance of the teenager.Daily Mail reports that Hid­dink

The World's Highest-Paid YouTube Stars 2015

Ask just about any stranger on the street who Felix Kjellberg is and you’ll likely get a blank stare. Identify him as PewDiePie, his name on YouTube—where he’s got almost 40 million subscribers—and you’ll get a few more positive responses.

The 25-year-old Swede is the top-earning YouTube star on the planet, pulling in $12 million pretax over the past year, all for providing expletive-heavy commentary as he plays videogames. Thanks to the millions of fans who make up his “bro army,” advertisers are willing to pay a pretty penny to have their products featured in his videos.

CHAN Eagles opener: Chikatara woke me up from sleep –Bassey

VETERAN sports journalist, Paul Bassey, is one of the few Nigerian soccer buffs working as technical officials for Confedera­tion of African Football (CAF) at the on going CHAN soccer tournament in Rwanda.

Bassey, a member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) technical committee was obviously praying for the Super Eagles to do Nigeria proud in Kigali.

Fr. Mbaka: The making of a fiery priest

FROM childhood, Rev. Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka, the spiritual director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), showed traces of one that would be unique.
Born into a poor family of a palm wine tapper of a father, Fr. Mbaka was not discouraged as he helped out his fa­ther in his vocation with which the fam­ily was sustained.
A search into the humble beginning and make-up of the stature of Fr. Mbaka took Saturday Sun to his ancestral home in Amata, Ituku, in Awgu Local Govern­ment Area of Enugu State.

Anambra stands still as Ngige buries father

Anambra State Friday stood still for late Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige, father of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, as the crème de la crème of Nigerian politics stormed Alor in Idemili South Local Government Area to pay last respects to him. He died at 105.

Ekwunife sues for peace over Anambra Central APC primary

AsPirant in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra Central Senatorial District primary, Senator Uche Ekwunife has urged her supporters to be calm and wait for the decision of the party.
The party’s primary election to pick the candidate to fly the party’s flag in the Anambra Central Senatorial District, which was between Ekwunife and the pioneer Woman leader of the party, Sharon Ikeazor ended on Wednesday night with three out of the seven local governments which make up the district yet to vote.


Umeh Remains Our Consensus Candidate For Anambra Central Senatoriall Rerun---APGA Nat. Chair

Chief Sir Victor Ike-Oye
The National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance,  Chief Victor Ike-Oye said APGA would not violet court rule and would retain Chief  Victor Umeh as their Consensus candidate for the Anambra central senatorial rerun election.
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He said the appeal court judgment was explicit in the conduct of political parties primaries for the rerun and noted that the choice of party nomination and conducting fresh primaries was flawless in the judgment.

APC NWC set to Decide On Anambra Central Inconclusive Primary Result

The All Progressives Congress has said it would await the completion of its senatorial primary election for Anambra Central, in an apparent rejection of a report by its panel recommending the disqualification of a former House of Representatives member, Uche Ekwunife, from contesting for the seat, on an APC ticket.
The report by a screening committee, headed by Osita Okechukwu, had recommended the denial of the party’s ticket to Ms. Ekwunife, calling her a “fair weather hen” who changed political parties at will.

President Buhari’s Led Government Will Not Suppress Online media – Minister

Nigeria Preisdent, Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration's resolve to provide a free operational atmosphere  to ideal online news publishing in the country.
He assured that the more Nigerians youths show interest in the online news publication, the more the government information dissemination will get to the grassroots faster than the conventional news mechanism.

Panic as govt simulates plane crash in Lagos

Officials of the Lagos State and the Federal Government on Thursday caused panic in the Oworonshoki area of Lagos during a simulation of a plane crash in the area.
The exercise was meant to assess the level of preparedness on the part of emergency agencies in handling disasters.
But as residents saw a plane plunged into the Lagoon, there was pandemonium as they thought the crash was real. Many of them ran towards the plane in a bid to save “trapped victims.”
The government, it was learnt, did not inform the community before the exercise.
It will be recalled that a Bristow helicopter with 12 persons on board had crashed in the area on August 12, 2015, killing six people, including the pilot.

Buhari fulfils 31-year-old promise to Eaglets

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday rewarded members of the nation’s Under-16 football team that won the 1985 FIFA Championship when he was military Head of State.
He announced a reward of N2m each to the players some of whom were Fatai Atere, Nduka Ugbade, Jonathan Akpoborie, Baldwin Bazuaye, Victor Igbinoba and late Kingsley Aikhionbare among others.

Fuel Subsidy Removal’ll Save Govt N985bn – Osinbajo

Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed that  Federal Government, which relies on crude oil for about two-thirds of its revenue, is seeing a silver lining to the plunge in crude prices because it will no longer have to subsidies fuel.
“Lower oil prices also mean there is some advantage,” Osinbajo said in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.


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In preparations for the 2016 ABL season scheduled to tip off on Friday, March 4 2016, The Stallions have signed on three players who have played in different leagues across the globe.
The players are Kelechi Anuna, Hassan Adams and Akintunde Moses.
Kelechi has played for the Nigeria National team and with clubs in top leagues in Tunisia, Slovakia, Egypt, Venezuela and most recently Dominican Republic.


NDLEA Urges Anamrbra Government To Construct World Class Rehabilitation Centre In Awka

Anambra state governor Chief Willie Obiano  has promised  to construct  a modern rehabilitation Centre in Awka to control the increase of drug abuse in the state.
He assured that the state will construct a world class rehabilitation centre that will be modeled after rehab Centres in the US and UK where patients would be schooled to have value for life.

APGA Italy Rallies Support for Mrs. Obiano’s Empowerment programme

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Italy Chapter has boosted the Empowerment programmes of Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFÉ), the NGO of the wife of the governor of Anambra State, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano with a donation of ten sewing machines.


Buhari Dares Niger Delta Militants, Says Defeating Them Won’t Be Tough

Nigeria President, Alhaji  Muhammadu Buhari has read a riot act to deal decisively with any organization poised to disrupt the peaceful coexistence of the country.
He vowed to deal with the seeming resurgence of oil theft, vandalism of pipelines and insecurity in the Niger Delta.


Why Hayatou gives up CAF election duties

FIFA’s acting president Issa Hayatou has given up some of his powers as Confederation of African Football leader ahead of the increasingly controversial election campaign to head football’s world body.
Hayatou will leave CAF’s handling of the FIFA election and relations with other regional confederations to his two vice presidents, according an official statement.
CAF decided the move on Saturday, a day after FIFA presidential contender Prince Ali bin al Hussein made a complaint over an accord made by the CAF and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Court grants Metuh N400 million bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, on the condition that he pays N400 million as bond.
Mr. Metuh is to also submit his international passport, and must provide two sureties with N200 million each. The sureties must have properties in Maitama district of Abuja.

IPOB/MASSOB File Complaint at ICC Against Buhari

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The Indigenous People of Biafra is to file a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague against various senior officials of Nigeria, including President Muhammadu Buhari, the group’s lawyers said.

Metu Alighted From A Black Maria Truck While Dasuki Alighted A From SUV Jeep----PUZZLE

Metu Acoompabied By Heavy Security Metu
I really feel Nigerians  should take a close look at the senerio as it plays itself.
We have a country where oppositions are treated like second class citizens, where major actors  behind the movie called corruption are now the referees  in the pitch  of corruption match.

President Buhari Appoints Abdallah, As New NDLEA Board Chairman,

Nigeria President, Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Muhammad Abdallah as the new Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

President Buhari,Vice,Senate President, Speaker & Others Storm Anambra To Bury Ngige's Father

Anambra state set to play host to the people that matters when it comes to Nigeria politics. where the serving Nigeria Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige buries father on 23rd of January, 2016.

Jimoh Ibrahim Staff Protests Unpaid Salary On Live TV Broadcast

The NICON Insurance chief executive officer  and Publisher of Newswatch daily/National Mirror Monday received what he described as embarrassment he never bargained for on a AIT  live televisions telecast from his staff.  


My life as a DJ, a singer – DJ Jimmy Jatt

Jimmy Adewale Amu, popularly known as DJ Jimmy Jatt is one of Nigeria’s most influential and entertaining DJs. As a party-starter, beat-dropper, headliner and underground king who has been rocking the dance floor for close to three decades now, Jimmy Jatt has seen it all. He is revered for his role in setting the pace for hip-hop music in the country, dating back to the early 90’s when he debuted as a DJ. In this interview, he recounts the story of his life as a DJ and what one can do to become successful in the business.

Lecturer Bars Korede Bello From Writing Semester Exams

One of the MARVIN group and a student of the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NUJ), Korede Bello was allegedly barred from writing  semester exams on ground of not meeting up with the schools compulsory 70% attendance standard set up by the school authority.

Niger Vows To Defeat Nigeria In Africa Nation Championship

One of the Group C contenders with Nigeria in the on going Africa Nation Championship, Niger coach, François Zahoui, vowed to defeat Nigeria in today’s match in  Kigali Regional Stadium.

VICTORY: Serena stunned by ‘Supergirl

Serena Williams Monday disclosed that  she was stunned by the reaction to a Facebook post she made that went viral, comparing herself to "Supergirl" after chasing down a hapless telephone thief.
The world number one revealed in November that a thief stole her phone at a Chinese restaurant in New York. The robber clearly picked the wrong woman, with the super-fit Williams chasing him the street and getting it back.

senators, Reps begin search for credible national chair of PDP

Serving and former elected office holders on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, weekend, adopted resolutions to retool the former ruling party, including a decision to jettison the principle of zoning in the election of a new national chairman.
In its stead, the PDP bigwigs, including governors, senators, lawmakers and former ministers, at the end of a meeting in Lagos resolved that the principle of zoning would be adopted only after a formidable new national chairman with weight and integrity has emerged.

Anambra Students Call For Review Of State Scholarship/Bursary Board

 Students of tertiary institutions of Anambra State origin have called on the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano to consider reviving the state’s scholarship and bursary board. 
The Students made the recommendation to the governor in a communiqué drawn after a stakeholders meeting, and issued to journalists, saying that it is shameful that scholarships are almost inexistent in the state any longer.


MASSOB,IPOB ‘Joint Protest Resumes Tomorrow

Nnamdi-Kanu in courtThere was tension in the South-East, yesterday, following the threat by the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra,MASSOB,and the Indigenous People of Biafra,IPOB, to,  from tomorrow,lock down the  region in protests, over the continued detention of Radio Biafra Director,Nnamdi Kanu.

The Myths About Nzeogwu’s Coup

Friday last week was exactly 50 years that a group of young and idealistic soldiers attempted to bring about a revolution in Nigeria’s politics via the barrel of a gun. The coup, a first of its kind on our soil marked the beginning of a chain of events that have shaped the social-political milieu of this nation.
The coup was said to have been planned and executed by Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, although some allege that it was indeed the idea of another plotter by name Major Ifeanyi Arinze Ifeajuna, Nzeogwu’s role in the coup cannot however be diminished.


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