For almost a decade, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN had no head coach and this presented the hierarchy of the AFN with a bit of a headache as they hoped for a new beginning with a series of developmental programmes that will relaunch athletics in Nigeria.
A 26-year-old, Seun Bankole, was on Wednesday remanded in prison custody by an Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court for murder. The Prosecutor, Insp
A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a Beninoise, Kaliso Tofiko, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly stabbing his co-tenant to death.
Kidnapped Nollywood diva, Miss Nkeiruka Sylvanus, was forced to cough out over N8 million to regain her freedom from dare-devil kidnappers who held her hostage for six days in a hideout, the police and State Security Service, SSS have revealed. Both security agencies held a joint media briefing, yesterday, at the headquarters of the SSS, where six of the suspects, including a dismissed mobile police officer, Ndidi Cletus, 30, who led the kidnap gang, were paraded.
Nigeria qualified for the next round of the Africa Cup of Nations after two late Victor Moses penalties gave them a crucial win against Ethiopia. Moses, 22, opened the scoring from the spot after he was fouled by defender Alula Girma with 10 minutes to go. The winger earned the second penalty when he was brought down by goalkeeper Sasay Bancha, who was sent off.
He has yet to make any firm decisions about his footballing future. But David Beckham set his fans speculating when he was spotted training with Arsenal FC on Tuesday.
Seventeen ships are waiting to discharge rice, bulk wheat and petroleum products at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said. NPA said in its ``Shipping Position'’ made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos, that three of the ships would discharge rice while two would discharge bulk wheat. The document reported that 12 ships would discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals in the ports
Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia, said he has no plan to print and paste posters of any presidential aspirant, because the 2015 presidential election is still far from now This is contained in a press statement made available to newsmen in Umuahia on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ugochukwu Emezue. Orji said that some of his political opponents were in the fore front of peddling the rumour in order to over hit the polity.
Some journalists and military personnel from Nigeria are currently in Stuttgart, Germany, for a one-week familiarisation tour of the U.S. African Command (AFRICOM)
The police in Lagos State arrested five suspected armed robbers and recovered vehicles, arms as well as ammunition in the last four days. A reliable source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that the suspects were currently undergoing investigations by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS)
Governor Murtala Nyako may soon rejig his cabinet to weed out members accused of double standards in the recent crisis that rocked the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).