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The leader of September’s short-lived coup in Burkina Faso, General Gilbert Diendere, has been charged with complicity in the 1987 murder of former President Thomas Sankara.General Diendere is the most senior official to be charged. President Sankara was murdered by a group of soldiers, but the exact circumstances of his death have remained a mystery. […]

the Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu, has today, sacked Senator Uche Ekwunife, representing Anambra Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly.The court’s judgment was consequent upon an appeal filed by Sir Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Umeh had earlier lost to Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the […]

as long queues persist in Ilorin filling stations, an appeal has gone to truck drivers to reduce their speed while approaching the stations that are dispensing fuel.This appeal came following the alleged deliberate high speed of truck drivers while approaching such filling stations with such a long queue. Our correspondent Olarotimi Oshin who has been […]

The Chief Returning Officer of Bayelsa state gubernatorial election, Professor Zana Akpagu, has put on hold indefinitely, the collation of the governorship election of Southern Ijaw local government area in the ongoing state governorship election. Akpagu, while making the announcement, said the results from the local government which is located deep down in the riverine […]

Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has urged the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, to be virtuous and ensure his ascension is not just to make wealth and pleasure. In his goodwill message on behalf of the Federal Government at the coronation of the monarch today, the Vice President said the land of Ife was […]

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards nominations were annoucned earlier today  and Kendrick Lamar landed the most with 11, incluidng Album of the Year and Song of the Year. He was followed in nominations by Taylor Swfit and The Weeknd, who each scored seven nominations. he 83 categories were announced this morning, with Kendrick leading the noms […]

Popular comedian, Bovi and dance queen, Kaffy have been unveiled as hosts of the 2015 edition of the Headies. The Headies is an annual awards show organised by Hip TV. It aims to celebrate the best of Nigerian music released in a calendar year. This year’s event is scheduled to hold on December 30, 2015 […]

Head coach of Nigeria’s Under-twenty-three team, Samson Siasia, has handed-out one hundred dollars to each player of the squad, after they qualified for the semi-final of the Africa Under-twenty-three Nations Cup. Coach of the U-23 team, Samson Siasia The former Super Eagles handler had promised the players the amount, before they took on Algeria in […]

Real Madrid have launched their first move for Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, and are already in talks with the Poland international, according to reports.Lewandowski’s agent, Cezary Kucharski, was spotted in a box at the Santiago Bernabeu over the weekend, and Madrid bosses are hopeful that an agreement can be reached. However, Bayern are still […]

A suspected US-led coalition air strike has killed four Syrian military personnel, according to a monitoring group.The strike took place in Deir al-Zour province, which is largely held by the jihadist group Islamic State, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. If confirmed, it would be the first coalition strike to have killed Syrian government […]

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