British Home Office denies Ogenyi Onazi work permit to enable him join Birmingham City

SUPER Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit by the British Home Office making him ineligible to play for Birmingham City despite him having agreed terms with the Championship side.

 

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Trump sacks Gatwick Airport owner Bayo Ogunlesi dissolving his business advisory council

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has sacked Nigerian-born businessman and the owner of Gatwick Airport Adebayo Ogunlesi who he recently appointed as a member of one of his business advisory council.

 

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Akwa Ibomites protest in Uyo against construction of new governors' lodge in Lagos

AKWA Ibom youths took to the streets of Uyo yesterday to continue the protest against Governor Udom Emmanuel's plans to build a government lodge in Lagos at a reported whopping cost of N9bn ($24.5m).

 

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Southeastern Governors Forum assures all Igbos living in northern Nigeria of their safety

GOVERNORS of the five states of southeast Nigeria have assured all Igbos living in the north of the country that they will be safe despite the looming October 1 deadline given to them by Arewa youth groups.

 

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Atiku holds talks with PDP about 2019 elections but awaits Buhari's return before making decision

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is reported to have opened secret discussions with some leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a view to returning to their fold and standing as its presidential candidate in the 2019 elections.

 

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Rochas warns that secession will cost Ndigbo over $8bn in lost assets invested across Nigeria

IMO State governor Rochas Okorocha has warned the Igbo not to fall for the deception of being misled into believing that they can secede from Nigeria as they are being told by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) Nnamdi Kanu.

 

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Ijaw youth groups warn Ipob and Massob not to include Niger Delta in their maps of Biafra

SEVERAL Ijaw youth groups have warned pro-Biafran agitators like the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (Massob) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) to desist from including their territories in the planned breakaway republic.

 

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Organisers of Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards UK agree on final list of 57

ORGANISERS of the Nigerian Uncelebrated Awards (UNA) UK finalised the list of the 57 awardees who will be honoured in the 2017 event due to take place at the Mayfair Banqueting Suite in Chadwell Heath on September 30.

 

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Stella Oduah heads list of five PDP candidates cleared to seek its Anambra governorship ticket

FORMER aviation minister Senator Stella Oduah heads the list of five candidates who have been cleared by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stand in its primaries ahead of the Anambra State governorship elections on November 18.

 

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Anthony Joshua accepts Amir Khan's apology after he admits there is no truth to affair allegation

NIGERIAN-born world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has accepted an apology from fellow boxer Amir Khan who had accused him of having an affair with his wife during divorce proceedings.

 

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