Osinbajo says he would rather give up his office than compromise his Christian values

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that he would rather vacate his office as the nation’s number two man than compromise his Christian faith in response to criticism that he is not doing enough to combat the growing Islamisation of Nigeria.



Wilfred Ndidi resumes training as Buhari accepts to host Super Eagles at Aso Rock on May 29

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has received two pieces of good news this morning as midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has resumed training and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will host the team on May 29.



Nigerian senate eventually passes 2017 budget six months into the year ending spat with executive

NIGERIA'S senate has eventually passed the 2017 budget some five months into the year following the adoption of a report by the joint National Assembly Committee on Appropriations.



Former president's son sentenced to eight months in jail for stealing Samsung mobile phone

FORMER Zambian president's son Frederick Chiluba Junior has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment with hard labour by a magistrates’ court in Lusaka for stealing a mobile phone.


Between 1991 and 2001, Frederick Chiluba governed Zambia, taking over from the long-serving Kenneth Kaunda who led the country to independence in 1964. His rule was dogged by corruption allegations, leading to his immunity from prosecution being lifted after he left office.



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Two more Nigerians murdered in South Africa bringing total death toll since 2016 to 118

TWO more Nigerians have been killed in South Africa this week bringing the total number of those murdered over the last two years to a staggering high of 118 according to the Nigeria Union in South Africa (Nusa)



Politician decides to show phone repair man he is a big man for asking him to stop beating his wife

LAGOS politician and former councillor Odukunle Kuti has got mobile phone repairer Rasheed Sunkanmi arrested for having the audacity for intervene in a spat he was having with his wife after he assaulted her and was challenged.



APC offers Senator Ike Ekweremadu presidential ticket in 2023 if he leaves PDP

DEPUTY senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu has been told that he may be the favourite Igbo candidate to become president in 2023 if he leaves the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joins the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).



Nigerian ambassador denies the country was present at opening of US embassy in Jerusalem

NIGERIA is not one of the countries that approves of the moving of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as the presidency has denied rumours that its ambassador attended the opening ceremony which took place earlier this week.



Joe Hart and Jack Wilshire to miss Nigeria friendly as Southgate drops them from World Cup squad

GOALKEEPER Joe Hart and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will not be facing Nigeria when the Super Eagles face England at Wembley on June 2 because they have been left out of manager Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad.




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