Nnamdi Kanu's trial to continue in his absentia with next hearing of the case set for Nov 26

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu is to be tried in absentia on charges of treasonable felony which he is facing but for which he jumped bail and fled abroad before the cases could be determined.

 

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Gowon rubbishes claims that he brought half of the CBN to the UK when he was in office

 

FORMER head of state General Yakubu Gowon has responded to allegations that brought half of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to London with him when he was in office between 1966 and 1975.

 

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One of Nigeria's governors should float a Diego Maradona Football Academy in his state

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Nigeria is in the unique position of being the last team Maradona played against before he retired. His last football match was against the Super Eagles in the 1994 World Cup

[2] Maradona always had a close affinity with Nigeria, partly because we have met Argentina five times at the World Cup. Apart from the 1998 World Cup, we always ended up in the same group with Argentina at the Mundial and we should cash in on that

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Diego Maradona succumbs to cardiac arrest and dies at the age of 60 at his home in Argentina

 

FOOTBALLING genius Diego Armando Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 at his home in Argentina after succumbing to a cardiac arrest just two weeks after he underwent surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain.

 

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Adamawa's Senator Elisha Abbo who assaulted sex shop sales woman defects to APC from PDP

CONTROVERSIAL Senator Elisha Abbo famously renown for slapping and assaulting a female attendant when he went shopping in an Abuja sex shop has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

 

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Fashola urges APC leaders to respect the zoning formula they agreed to when they founded the party

 

WORKS and housing minister Babatunde Fashola has urged his party the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to honour its zoning formula when picking its presidential candidate for the 2023 elections.

 

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Georgia Republicans threaten to sit out senate run-off to protest a lack of support for Trump

REPUBLICAN voters in the US state of Georgia are threatening to stay at home during the forthcoming senatorial run-off taking place on January 5 to protest the way its leaders have refused to back President Donald Trump's refusal to accept the presidential election results.

 

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Air Peace steps up its presence in the global market with flights to eight new destinations

 

NIGERIA'S fastest growing domestic airline Air Peace is stepping up its presence in the international aviation industry with ambitious plans to announce flights to eight new destinations next month.

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Massob vows to resist any attempt to arrest Senator Abaribe claiming his case differs from that of Ndume

 

SECESSIONIST group the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (Massob) has castigated the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) for demanding the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe over the fact that Nnamdi Kanu jumped bail.

 

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10 characteristics of the average Nigerian

Ayo Akinfe

(1) They are passionate about their religious faiths. An overwhelming number of Nigerians want to go to heaven when they die

(2) Nigerians are closely attached to their ethnic groups and traditional rulers

(3) They love entertainment and merriment

(4) They hate being called just plain Mr or Ms. No other people on the world live amassing titles like us

(5) They believe how much material wealth you have is a measure of your worth

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