Bolaji Akinyemi advices churches to stop taking stolen money from corrupt public officials

FORMER foreign affairs minister Professor Bolaji Akinyemi has advised Nigerian churches to stop patronising the rich within society with questionable sources of wealth who use it to purchase influence in places of worship.



Moody's downgrades Nigeria's outlook to negative from stable as a result of sluggish economic growth

GLOBAL financial ratings company Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its outlook of the Nigerian economy to negative from stable as a result of what it termed the fragility of the country’s public finances and sluggish growth prospects.



Olofinjana and Finidi being lined up as new Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets head coaches

FORMER Super Eagles Seyi Olofinjana and Finidi George have emerged as favourites to be appointed as the head coaches of the Flying eagles and Golden Eaglets respectively as the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) ponders on how to fill both vacancies.



DSS fined N100,000 by Abuja federal high court and given 24 hours to release Sowore

NIGERIA'S Department of State Services (DSS) has been fined N100,000 ($275) by the federal high court in Abuja and given 24 hours to release former presidential aspirant and Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore.



Orji Uzor Kalu sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of embezzling $21m

SENATE chief whip and former Abia State governor Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has been sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of fraud to the tune of N7.65bn ($21m) by a Lagos federal high court today.



When we are ready to fight for a better future like Rosa Parks did we will get the change we desire in Nigeria

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] Today is December 5. It was on this day that the Alabama Bus Boycott began in 1955, the Monday after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person. I love this lady from the very bottom of my heart as she is a symbol of that desire to want a better society


Sanwoolu renames Onikan stadium after first ever Lagos State governor Mobolaji Johnson

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu has renamed the Onikan Stadium after the first ever administrator of Lagos State Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson as a post-humous honour to general who passed away on October 31.



Governor Yahaya Bello asks all his appointees to submit details of voting in their wards

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has asked all his political appointees to submit details of the voting at their local wards during the last gubernatorial elections to ascertain if they managed to deliver their polling booths for him.



Lagos high court tells government to recover illegal pension payments from former governors

FORMER governors are to have the handsome pension packages they allocated forfeited to the federal government after a Lagos high court authorised the attorney general of the federation to collect all past payments and review the laws allowing it.



Ebere Eze moves closer to switching allegiance after saying he will consider Pinnick's offer

QUEENS Park Rangers (QPR) midfielder Ebere Eze has moved a step closer to playing for the Super Eagles after he revealed that he will give thought to switching his allegiance from England following his recent meeting with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) president.




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