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Gernot Rohr rules out Enyeama making Nigeria's World Cup squad due to his inaction at club level

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has ruled out the possibility of former skipper Vincent Enyeama returning to the team ahead of the World Cup saying he has been out of action for a whole year so unfit for competitive football.



Lagos clears former Enugu governor Nnamani in case brought by EFCC as he agreed to a plea bargain

FORMER Enugu State governor Chimaroke Nnamani has been cleared by a Lagos court after it ruled that there is no valid charge before it in relation to a case brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).



Fears grow that Boko Haram may have abducted another set of schoolgirls in Yobe State

FEARS are growing that Boko Haram may have abducted another set of pupils from Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi in Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State after the set attacked the town and carted away food items.



Pope wades into Catholic Church of Nigeria spat appointing Apostolic administrator of Ahiara

POPE Francis has waded into the ongoing bitter dispute tearing the Catholic community in Imo State apart by appointing the bishop of Umuahia Diocese Most Reverend Lucius Ugorji as the new Apostolic administrator of Ahiara Diocese.



Serena Williams revealed how she nearly died while giving birth to her daughter Olympia

TENNIS legend Serena Williams has revealed that she nearly died giving birth to her first daughter last year as she suffered a blood clot in her lungs blocking several arteries while she was in labour.


Serena, 36, gave birth to her first child last September, delivering a baby girl who she has since named Olympia. A 23-time grand slam champion, Williams said she had to undergo emergency Caesarean section during birth after her heart rate plummeted dramatically during contractions.


Another aviation accident averted as Dana Air plane overshoots the runway in Port Harcourt

PASSENGERS aboard a Dana Air flight flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt narrowly missed being involved in another major accident yesterday after the aircraft overshot the runway as it landed.



16 UK universities pledge to offer Nigerian students scholarships to study in Britain

SIXTEEN UK universities have pledged to offer Nigerian students scholarships during a recent visit to Abuja by the Northern Consortium of United Kingdom Universities (NCUK) as part of an exchange programme.



Governor Ortom says there have been threats to his life following enactment of grazing law

BENUE State governor Samuel Ortom has revealed that there have been threats to his life following his recent decision to enact the Open Grazing Prohibition Law designed to curb the activities of Fulani cattle herdsmen.



South-East Elders’ Council opts to support Buhari in next year's presidential elections

IGBO statesmen who make up the South-East Elders’ Council have announced that they will support President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections if he decides to re-contest.



Senator Oluremi Tinubu says her husband was sidelined by APC despite helping it to power

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was sidelined by his party after it won the 2015 Nigerian general elections despite his role in securing victory  according to his wife Senator Oluremi Tinubu.




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