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PDP hints that it may boycott 2019 polls if APC rigs Ekiti State governorship elections

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hinted that it may boycott next year's general elections if there are signs that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will rig the polls.



Belgian side Gent look to prise Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo away from Chelsea

SUPER Eagles centreback Kenneth Omeruo could be on his way out of Chelsea and off to Belgium after Jupiler League side Gent identified him as a player they for the forthcoming season as the team prepares for the Europa League.



Buhari promises to back an Igbo candidate to become president of Nigeria at the right time

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sought to dispel rumours that he is anti-Igbo by declaring that he will back an Igbo candidate to become the president of Nigeria at the right time.



Voice from the East gives Fulani herdsmen until August 31 to leave Igboland or be killed

PAN-Igbo pressure group Voice from the East (Veast) has given Fulani cattle herdsmen operating across the southeast geo-political zone and in Aniomaland and Ikwerreland in Delta and Rivers State up until August 31 to leave of face forceful eviction.



Rohr reveals that Mikel kept the news of his dad's kidnapping secret during World Cup games

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that skipper Mikel Obi did not inform him of the fact that his father had been abducted and the kidnappers had contacted him just a few hours before the Argentina match.



France's President Macron uses Fela shrine visit to emphasis importance of youth in development

FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron has urged Nigerian youths to get involved in politics in order to change the narrative of the nation as no one else can change the image Africa has on the global stage apart from Africans.



Leicester City to use Ahmed Musa as Mahrez's replacement as he departs for Manchester City

ENGLISH Premiership side have handed Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa a lifeline following the expected departure of Algerian forward Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City asking him to take over from the Algerian winger.



UK-based presidential candidate Dr Soyode adds his voice to condemnation of Plateau killings

PRESIDENTIAL candidate Dr Ali Soyode has added his voice to the ongoing debate about the murder of over 100 people in Plateau State stating that the federal government should make the protection of lives and property its primary preoccupation.



Manchester City release Chidiebere Nwakali following the expiration of his five year contract

ENGLISH Premier League giants Manchester City have released Nigerian midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali following the expiration of his five year contract with the club making him a free agent to find a clubside ahead of the coming season.


Nwakali, 21, signed a five year contract with Manchester City in 2013, which is due to expire on July 30 this year. Despite his being on the club's payroll, he was unable to get into the  main team like his Nigerian colleague Kelechi Iheanacho.


Fani-Kayode claims Nnamdi Kanu is being held on naval warship off the coast of Bayelsa State

FORMER aviation minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed that he knows the whereabouts of Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu claiming that he is being held on a Nigerian Navy warship off the coast of Bayelsa State.




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