Black Ladder


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DSS denies invading Abuja courtroom saying Sowore orchestrated his own arrest

NIGERIA'S Department of State Security (DSS) has denied that it attempted to arrest for presidential candidate and Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore at the Abuja high court on Friday claiming the whole story was fabricated.



Ruiz attributes last night's loss to three months of endless partying after his June victory

FORMER world heavyweight boxing champion Andy Ruiz has attributed last night's loss to Anthony Joshua to the incessant partying that followed his August victory saying he embarked upon a three month period of celebrations.



10 things that happened on December 8 which gives me hope that ultimately Nigeria will get it right

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) On this day in 1941, US President Franklin Roosevelt delivers his "Day of Infamy" speech to US Congress a day after the bombing of Pearl Harbour. Within a year, they had got their fleet back up to full strength. Human ingenuity is simply unbeatable


Leicester City offer Ndidi bumper pay rise in bid to fend of offers as Barcelona scouts him

LEICESTER City have offered Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi a new contract with a bumper pay rise in a bid to fend off interest from several major European clubs especially Barcelona who are looking to sign him during the January transfer window.



Ipob says its members were the ones who attacked Rotimi Amaechi in Madrid

SEPARATIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has confirmed that its members were the ones who attacked transport minister Rotimi Amaechi during a recent trip to Spain where he was confronted by an angry mob.



Court orders that El-Zakzaky be moved from DSS detention centre to Kaduna prison

SHIITE leader Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky has been transferred to a correctional centre in Kaduna from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) where he had been held for several months since he returned from India.



Nnamdi Kanu says he warned Orji Uzor Kalu that joining the APC would not save him

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has revealed that her warned senate chip whip and former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu that joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would not save him from imprisonment.



DSS re-arrest Sowore after major scuffle and hiring thugs to protest against him outside court

SECURITY agencies declared war on former presidential candidate and Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore today as they stormed an Abuja courtroom where he appeared today and whisked him away after a brutal and vicious struggle.




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