Nigeria Is Truly Corrupt, Nba, Sagay, Others Back United States
Prominent Nigerians and groups on Sunday reacted to the United States’ classification of Nigeria as a corrupt country.
The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Okey Wali, SAN, and another senior lawyer, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, in an interview said that the US classification of Nigeria as a corrupt country was not surprising. Continue Reading
Abia Workers Celebrate 7 Months Of No Salary By Odimegwu Onwumere
A fortnight, a lecturer with the Abia State Polytechnic called and was weeping. I thought that he had lost somebody. Although, I had not met with the caller in person, but on enquiring why he was crying, he told me that could I imagine that lecturers in the school have not been paid their salaries for seven months. Continue Reading
How International Rivalry Fuels Boko Haram Insurgency
Intelligence reports have continued to indict a neighbouring country and another foreign government of conspiracy in the continued harassment of Nigerian towns and villages in the north eastern parts of the country by Islamists Boko Haram terrorists. Continue Reading
Stop Seeking Political Gains From Boko Haram Insurgency, APC Warns Presidency
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the failed attempt by a presidential aide, Reno Omokri, to link suspended CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to the heightened attacks by Boko Haram, has shown the presidency may be seeking to profit, politically and otherwise, from the insurgency that has dispatched thousands to their early graves. Continue Reading
Obasanjo receives rousing welcome in Port Harcourt, as he commissions projects in Rivers State
Ex- President Olusegun Obasanjo received a rousing welcome on February 17, 2014, Monday, when he landed at Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, Rivers State. Continue Reading
La Liga: Carlos Vela Goal Sinks Malaga
Real Sociedad strengthened their grip on a European place in La Liga with a 1-0 win at Malaga on Monday.
Carlos Vela’s 10th-minute effort at the Estadio La Rosaleda was enough for Jagoba Arrasate’s men against struggling Malaga. Continue Reading
Jens Keller: Draxler Future Out of Schalke’s Hands
Schalke coach Jens Keller knows in-demand midfielder Julian Draxler’s future is no longer in the Bundesliga club’s hands.
The Germany international was reported to be the subject of interest from Premier League side Arsenal in the January transfer window, but the 20-year-old remained at the Veltins Arena. Continue Reading
APC Extends Party Registration by Two Days
In a statement in Lagos on Sunday by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Interim National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party said the registration would now end on Wednesday, instead of today. Continue Reading
Tottenham Chairman Daniel Levy and Manager André Villas-Boas Had Become Distant
Manager’s summer plans had been rejected and it was a surprise he was not given more time at White Hart Lane
There was no common ground between André Villas-Boas and Daniel Levy as they met briefly after Tottenham Hotspur’s 5-0 humiliation at home against Liverpool. And there had to be if they were to continue. Both men were hurt and as Levy sought answers, Villas-Boas bristled. Continue Reading
Epl: Tottenham Hotspurs Sack Manager Andre Villas-Boas
The defeat was the club’s worst at White Hart Lane in 16 years and left Spurs seventh in the Premier League – eight points behind leaders Arsenal. Villas-Boas, 36, took over at Tottenham in July 2012. “The club can announce that agreement has been reached with head coach Andre Villas-Boas for the termination of his services,” said a Spurs statement. “The decision was by mutual consent and in the interests of all parties.” Continue Reading