Britain and France support the sanctity of Nigeria saying they will oppose Biafran secessionists

BRITAIN'S high commissioner to Nigeria has made it clear to secessionists campaigning to break the country up that his government would not support their cause as it believed in a united and indivisible nation.



Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia by his club Wolverhampton Warriors

SUPER Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with an acute form of leukaemia after a series of medical tests carried out by his clubside Wolverhampton Warriors revealed that he has cancer of the blood.



Court orders Zamfara's Governor Yari to forfeit Paris Club refund used to pay off loan and build 100-room hotel

ZAMFARA State governor Abdulaziz Yari has been ordered to forfeit a combined sum of N500m (£1.2m) and $500,000 to the federal government by an Abuja court after he was adjudged to have appropriated money allocated to him as part of the Paris Club refund.



Omeruo could be on his way out of Chelsea as newly promoted Turkish club Goztepe put in bid for him

SUPER Eagles centreback Kenneth Omeruo could be on his way out of Chelsea during the current transfer window after newly-promoted Turkish clubside Goztepe stepped up its interest in the player.


Former Jigawa governor Saminu Turaki arrested at book launch attended by Obasanjo and Gowon

FORMER Jigawa State governor Saminu Turaki was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday at a book launch in Abuja attended by former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-head of state General Yakubu Gowon.



Enyeama may be on the way out of Lille after Bielsa sends text saying he is surplus to requirements

FORMER Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is thought to be on his way out of French Ligue One side Lille after the club notified 11 of its players that their services will not be required over the forthcoming season.



Former NBA chairman Olisa Agbakoba says Nigeria's continued existence should be up for negotiation too

FORMER Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) chairman Olisa Agbakoba has rejected the recent calls for Nigeria's restructuring saying it is just a ploy by the elite to grab power in 2019 arguing that any debate should include discussing the actual existence of the country.



Women who have IVF face the risk of not getting pregnant if they take older men as partners

WOMEN who undergo fertility treatment and have IVF in the hope of having children in their older age face the risk of not being successful if their end up trying to procreate with older men.


According to the finding of a recent US study, the success rate of couples going through IVF is dependent on the age of the man and not just the woman. Older men were found to have a lower chances of conceiving than younger men with a female partner of the same age.


Inec publishes timetable as move to recall Senator Dino Melaye from National Assembly gathers pace

KOGI West's Senator Dino Melaye ongoing political saga took a turn for the worse yesterday when the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) published a proposed timetable for his recall from the National Assembly.



Nigerian community in Oxfordshire and Canuk participate in Cowley Road Festival

HUNDREDS of Nigerians in the Oxfordshire area took to the streets yesterday to celebrate the Cowley Road Festival in conjunction with the diaspora umbrella body the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk).




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