Saudi Arabian women's rights activists reveals how she was jailed for driving a motorcar

SAUDI Arabian women's rights activist Manal Al-Sharif has revealed that she was jailed for none days in 2011 after being found guilty of contravening the country's strict ban on female driving.
 

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Thousands turn out in southeast London to enjoy fifth Igbo Festival of Arts and Culture

THOUSANDS of Nigerians celebrated the fifth Igbo Festival of Arts and Culture in London yesterday in what was a highly colourful carnival characterised with entertainment and impressive cultural displays.

 

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UK diasporans enjoy community reach-out programme at London high commission

DOZENS of UK diasporans gathered for a special networking cocktail party at the high commission in London yesterday tagged Community Reach Out organised by the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk).

 

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Goodluck's son-in-law Prince Goodwill Edward shot by unknown gunmen in Calabar

FORMER president Dr Goodluck Jonathan's son-in-law Prince Goodwill Edward is receiving treatment for gunshot wounds in hospital in the Cross River State capital Calabar after he was attacked by unknown assailants.

 

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Okigwe Catholic bishop sacks priest and his assistant after shooting incident between them

IMO State clergyman Reverend Father Christian Amusuo has been sacked by the Catholic Bishop of Okigwe Diocese Rt Reverend Solomon Amatu for allegedly shooting his assistant Reverend Father Precious Osuji.

 

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Britain and France support the sanctity of Nigeria saying they will oppose Biafran secessionists

BRITAIN'S high commissioner to Nigeria has made it clear to secessionists campaigning to break the country up that his government would not support their cause as it believed in a united and indivisible nation.

 

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia by his club Wolverhampton Warriors

SUPER Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with an acute form of leukaemia after a series of medical tests carried out by his clubside Wolverhampton Warriors revealed that he has cancer of the blood.

 

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Court orders Zamfara's Governor Yari to forfeit Paris Club refund used to pay off loan and build 100-room hotel

ZAMFARA State governor Abdulaziz Yari has been ordered to forfeit a combined sum of N500m (£1.2m) and $500,000 to the federal government by an Abuja court after he was adjudged to have appropriated money allocated to him as part of the Paris Club refund.

 

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Omeruo could be on his way out of Chelsea as newly promoted Turkish club Goztepe put in bid for him

SUPER Eagles centreback Kenneth Omeruo could be on his way out of Chelsea during the current transfer window after newly-promoted Turkish clubside Goztepe stepped up its interest in the player.

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Former Jigawa governor Saminu Turaki arrested at book launch attended by Obasanjo and Gowon

FORMER Jigawa State governor Saminu Turaki was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday at a book launch in Abuja attended by former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-head of state General Yakubu Gowon.

 

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