Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 06:25 PM

Oludayo Tade, Ibadan

The family of the slain Ex-defender of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Ibadan, Izu Joseph, on Tuesday petitioned Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State over 8-month salary and 21 match bonuses owed the deceased by the club.

Recall that Izu who hailed  from Rivers State was holidaying ‎in Bayelsa State, when he was allegedly killed by men of the Nigerian Army after he was alleged to have been found with cultists.

The Army, it was learnt, had marked the area ‘red’.

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 06:08 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari has conveyed to the Senate his decision to withhold his ‎assent to 2 different Bills passed by the National assembly.

The Bills are the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management establishment Bill and the Federal University of Wukari establishment bill.

This was contained in a letter read on the floor of the Senate by President of the Senate Bukola Saraki, at Tuesday's plenary. 

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 05:54 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as “very cruel and dastardly.”

President Buhari, while commiserating with families of the several victims, government and people of the state, assured that government would do everything required to secure the state from the deadly menace of Boko Haram.

The President enjoined the people in the entire North-east to be more vigilant and report suspicious persons to security agencies in order to avert further attacks on soft targets by the terrorist group.

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 05:41 PM

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his nearly four decades of rule.

The 93-year old clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party, which also told him to leave power.

Wild celebrations broke out at a joint sitting of parliament when Speaker Jacob Mudenda announced Mugabe’s resignation and suspended the impeachment procedure.

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 02:02 PM

At least 30 persons have been killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, during morning prayers. 

According to the Adamawa State Police Command,  the suicide attack occurred around 5:20am local time, at Kunu Araha, a suburb in Mubi North.

It was allegedly triggered by a yet to be identified teenage boy who set off the suicide vest he was wearing.

Adamawa police spokesman, Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the incident, said more than 30 persons lost their lives in the dawn Mosque attack.

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 01:43 PM

The Lagos state police command on Monday paraded Burna Boy's manager, Joel Kantiock alongside the armed robbers who attacked Mr 2kay at Eko Hotels.

One Omotore, 27, who is said to be the gang leader, confessed that they were the ones that carried out the attack on Mr 2kay on the instructions of Burna Boy's road manager, Joel Kantiock who told him that his boss gave the orders. 

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 01:30 PM

Except you operate in certain realm, some of the issue that dominate prominent headline may sound so strange to you.

For celebrities, media fights appear to be a regular spice needed to remain in the news.

2face Idibia recently went on a twitter rant against Eedris Abdulkareem, who in recent interviews berated the quality of music being released, slammed Bobrisky and asked 2face to show love to Blackface 'because he made him who he is today'.

2face in his reply urged Eedris to make music himself and stop talking nonsense all the time.

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 12:47 PM

I have had the privilege of reporting and observing elections in Anambra state a number of times, from the stand point of a neutral. Though my neutrality may be called to question as one who not only have my roots in state, but as an individual who will always attempt to air my objective view. But on the grounds of belonging to any political party, I stand without blemish. 

As it is in many spheres of life, what one considers to be objective in politics, may be the most biased and dented opinion to another.

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 09:49 AM

Former President Goodluck Jonathan recently marked his 60th birthday. One of the guest was Bayelsa born popular musician, Timi Dakolo who shared pictures with the Jonathans.

The former first lady looked so relaxed and taken-care-of, despite series of corruption allegations level against her and attendant court cases. 

The ex-President has not failed many of his admirers with his steady positive disposition.

See pictures:

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 08:20 AM

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed surprise and shock over the sudden burial of the 26 African girls drowned in the Mediterranean Sea by Italian authorities 9 days ahead of the slated date.

The Italian Embassy earlier indicated to the DG NAPTIP that the burial will take place in Salerno, Italy on Nov. 26, 2017, but however went ahead with the burial on November, 17th 2017.

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