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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).



Housewife offers husband N120,000 to dissolve their marriage after five years of childlessness

KWARA State housewife Seliat Abeeb offered to refund her husband the bride price and an addition severance sum adding up to a total of N120,000 (£260) to allow for the dissolution of her marriage which hit the rocks due to the fact that they cannot have children.



Igbo elders distance themselves from Biafra declaring their support for a united Nigeria and call for restructuring

IGBO leaders from across southeast Nigeria formally declared their support for the restructuring of the country insisting that the process must be on the basis of fairness and equality but have reaffirmed their commitment to a united Nigeria and eschewed secession.



Boko Haram publishes new video showing its members celebrating Sallah in Sambisa Forest

BOKO Haram has published a recent Youtube video showing hundreds of its members celebrating the recent Sallah festivities in Sambisa Forest where they observed prayers to mark the end of the Muslim Ramadan fasting period.



Middle Belt Forum warns Hausa-Fulani's that it will not join them in an Arewa Republic should Nigeria split

FORMER information minister Professor Jerry Gana has warned hardline Hausa-Fulani secessionists that in the event of Nigeria ever being broken up the Middle Belt will not join them in an Arewa Republic.




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