Finally, Nnamdi Kanu’s wife reunites with husband

              …thanks Nigerians for standing by her hubby     More than two weeks after her husband and leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, was freed from Kuje Prison in Abuja on April 28, his wife, Uchechi has expressed happiness that the Federal Government had finally succumbed to the will of God to free her husband. Reacting to her husband’s release shortly after arriving Nigeria from the United Kingdom, Uchechi said she was elated about her husband’s release from prison since October 14, 2015 as…

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Finally, NFF to clear Keshi, Amodu’s salaries

Yusuf, Agu storm Abuja for clearance NFF yet to contact me – Eguavoen Relief may have finally come the way of coaches in the employment of the Nigeria Football Federation as plans are underway to clear all their outstanding salaries and emoluments including those that have worked with the various national teams in the past. According to the chairman technical committee of the NFF, Chris Green, some of the coaches were invited to Abuja to ascertain the amount owed each of them as the process for payment began on Wednesday….

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Finally, Ambode bans VIOs, FRSC from Lagos roads

Unveils Berger multiple-layer project To adopt technology–driven enforcement Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has finally banned the State Vehicles Inspection Officers (VIOs) and the Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC) from operating on all Lagos roads. The governor specifically advised the FRSC to restrict their operations to highways and stay off streets in the Lagos metropolis, while the VIS is completely banned. Governor Ambode declared this while commissioning the pedestrian bridge, lay-by and slip road at Ojodu-Berger Bus Stop, saying that it had been observed that VIOs and FRSC contributed significantly…

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2018 Games torch relay to begin in Nov

The torch relay for next year’s Winter Olympics will begin in South Korea in November and travel 2,018 kilometres around the country before arriving in Pyeongchang to mark the start of the Feb. 9-25 Games, organisers said on Monday. The flame will be lit in Olympia, Greece on Oct. 24 before coming to Korea for the domestic relay. It would then be taken through 17 cities and provinces by 7,500 torchbearers, beginning on Nov. 1 — the 100-day countdown to the Games, POCOG said in a statement. The identity of…

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Umahi reconciles with estranged major political ally

Govenor David Umahi of Ebonyi on Sunday evening reconciled with his estranged major political ally in the state, Chief Julius Amah-Orji, popularly known as ‘Ochiliozuo’ (He who caters for the people en masse). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the relationship between the duo cracked when Umahi appointed Amah-Oji’s main political foe in Afikpo South Local Government Area, Chief Eni Uduma, as the Caretaker chairman of the council. The final nail was driven into the coffin when the governor ensured that Uduma emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party…

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Athlete Dedewo dumps Nigeria for USA

Quartermiler, Paul Dedewo, will no longer compete in the Green-White-Green colours of the country after he was named in the relay team for his country of birth, the USA, ahead of the 2017 World Relays in Nassau. There was uncertainty over the country he would be competing for this year, but all that was put to rest after the US released their list at the weekend. Dedewo who has had an impressive indoor season, seems to have finally done enough to convince the USA Track and Field Association to name…

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EFCC, humongous money ‘discoveries’ and circus shows

The farcical story that National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Nigeria’s external secret Police, has claimed ownership of the large hill of $43.4 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million heretic is total hogwash, bunkun and balderdash. Let this government and its minions credit Nigerians with some modicum of sense and capacity to reason, even with their valiant attempts to cow, browbeat and intimidate all opposition elements and critical voices in their so-called corruption war. At least, not even the terror halo cast on our individual and collective psyche has dulled our analytical minds….

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