Former Sports Minister Ka’oje Dies At 60, Buried In Abuja
Nigeria’s sporting fraternity was thrown into grief once again as the death was announced on Tuesday morning of the former Minister/Chairman, National SportsCommission, Hon. Bala Bawa Ka’oje. He was 60 years of age. The Nigeria Football Federation expressed its shock and sadness at the passing of the former Minister,... Read more
Golden Eaglets Lose WAFU U17 Cup Narrowly
Nigeria’s U17 boys came close to a stunning comeback from three goals down before losing 2-3 to their Ivorian counterparts in Monday night’s final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in the Togolese capital, Lome. The sleeky Baby Elephants, who had won all their previous three games in the... Read more
Chevron, Host Community Bicker Over Source Of Oil Spill At Funiwa Oilfield In Bayelsa 
By Nathan Nwakamma Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and its host communities have held divergent views on leaks reported at Funiwa Oil Fields operated by the oil film off Bayelsa shoreline. Fishermen operating near the Atlantic Ocean coastline had on Sunday reported an oil leak suspected to be from the... Read more
OMLs 83, 85 Host Community Youths In Bayelsa Yearn For Jobs Ahead Production Start Up
Youths from  Koluama communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government of Bayelsa have applauded the successful development of Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) 83 and 85 to production start up.   The youths expressed hope that anticipated upsurge in project activities would create jobs for them as they have a pool... Read more
Suspected Militants Attack Private Jetty With Dynamites In Akwa Ibom, Demand N20m Settlement 
Unknown gunmen on Monday attacked Norfin Offshore Shipyard in the boundary shoreline of Ikot Ukpong in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. Eyewitnesses told journalists on Monday that the unknown gunmen attacked the shipyard at about 5am in the early hours of the morning of Monday. According... Read more
Christian Girl Chained Up In Cattle Pen For Five Months After Forced Marriage To Muslim
A Christian girl has been taken into care in Pakistan after allegedly being abducted by a Muslim man who forced her marry him and kept her chained up in a cattle pen. The girl spent five months chained up in the pen in the yard of her 45-year-old captor’s... Read more
Dakuku Reaches Out To Double First-Class Honorees, Calls Them Rivers’ Amazons
The immediate past Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside had a virtual discussion with the two Rivers daughters, Mrs. Blessing Ohaka (nee Owhonda) and Ms. Yira Festus, who made double First Class Honors in their University and Law School final examinations respectively.... Read more
Gunmen Kill Catholic Priest, Father John Gbakaan, Abduct Brother
Suspected gunmen have killed a Catholic priest, Father John Gbakaan, who is the Dean of the newly created Lapai Deanery in Niger State and abducted his brother. Father John, who was also in charge of St. Anthony’s Parish Gulu in Lapai local government area of the state, was killed... Read more
FIFA President Supports African Football’s Restart In Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon, January 18, 2021/ — FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino concluded a two-day trip to Cameroon, where he met  with dignitaries of the country and key officials from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot). The trip coincided with the start of the... Read more
Anambra Salutes Chief Anyaoku, Former Commonwealth Scribe At 88
As Chief Emeka Eliezer Anyaoku, the erstwhile Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, marks his 88th birthday today, Monday, January 18, the Government and people of Anambra State joined his well-wishers all over the world to wish him a most memorable and rewarding anniversary. In a release issued... Read more