Amaechi in Port Harcourt denies attacking Buhari
Amaechi in Port Harcourt denies attacking Buhari
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Former Rivers State  governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers state did not fly  to London after he was snubbed by President Muhammadu Buhari in being appointed to a major…

Amaechi plan to Bribe Abuja Judge with N200m, Rivers Group alleges
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The Rivers Renaissance Forum wishes to intimate the Nigerian public, security agencies and tAMAECHIhe people of Rivers  State of the grand plan by Mr. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi,…

Amaechi plan to Bribe Abuja Judge with N200m,…
IGP Redeploys 19 AIGs, 49 CPs, Moves Mbu To Police College Jos
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Rivers APC insists Justice Omereji Commission illegal
Rivers APC insists Justice Omereji Commission illegal
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Rivers Governorship: Tribunal Refuses APC’s Application To Scan Election Materials
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Amaechi in Port Harcourt denies attacking Buhari

  Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Former Rivers State  governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers state did not fly  to London after he was snubbed by President Muhammadu Buhari in being appointed to a major position. And he did not criticise President Buhari either. To shred all rumours about him, the former Governor arrived Port Harcourt this morning. […]

Amaechi plan to Bribe Abuja Judge with N200m, Rivers Group alleges

Tweet Amaechi at it Again.   The Rivers Renaissance Forum wishes to intimate the Nigerian public, security agencies and tAMAECHIhe people of Rivers  State of the grand plan by Mr. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, the immediate former governor of Rivers to induce and procure a black market injunction from the Abuja High Court, sitting in Apo […]

IGP Redeploys 19 AIGs, 49 CPs, Moves Mbu To Police College Jos

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Rivers APC insists Justice Omereji Commission illegal

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Rivers Governorship: Tribunal Refuses APC’s Application To Scan Election Materials

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Other States News

Study eyes powerlines as factor in sage grouse decline

Another piece in the sage grouse puzzle … Staff Report FRISCO — After closely studying a greater sage-grouse subpopulation on the Columbia Plateau in eastern Washington, wildlife biologists said that power lines may be a greater factor in habitat fragmentation than previously believed. The new study found that transmission lines from hydroelectric dams and wind turbines […]

Alvan Ikoku University Status: Imo House Appeal For Reversal

Reactions have continued to trail the reversal of the University status given to the Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri by the Federal Government. During a plenary session of the Imo State House of Assembly, the members appealed to the federal government not to shortchange the school’s university status  by the immediate past government of […]

Northern Appointments: Buhari Is Replicating Pattern Left Behind By GEJ (EVIDENCE)

“(Going by election results), constituencies that gave me 95% cannot in all honesty be treated, on some issues, with constituencies that gave me five per cent. I think these are political realities. While, certainly there will be justice for everybody but the people who voted, and made their votes count, they must feel the government […]

Kwara, Imo Move to Pay Outstanding Salaries of Civil Servants

 Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed Amby Uneze in Owerri and Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the immediate payment of the outstanding two months salary to civil servants in the state. Also, the Imo State government has acknowledged receipt of the bail-out fund and Governor Rochas Okorocha […]

Anambra APC wants FG to probe DSS over alleged brutalization of member

The Anambra State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to probe the Department of State Service (DSS) in the state over an alleged brutal treatment of one of its chieftain, Chief Ifeanyichukwu Nwokoye. The APC leader, who was Buhari’s presidential campaign coordinator in Anambra state in 2007, was […]

Sports

Blessing Okagbare: Flopping on the Big Stage

Blessing Okagbare The 2016 summer Olympics slated for Rio in Brazil is less than a year to go and one of the shining lights of Nigerian athletics in the last few years has been Blessing Okagbare. However, at the recently concluded IAAF World Championship in Beijing, China, the Nigeria’s biggest prospect for medal at the […]

Nigerians should be patient with Oliseh—Nwankwo

Friday Nwankwo, remember him? He is currently Nigeria’s Soccer Ambassador and the country’s foremost FIFA/NFF Football Players Agent. Fondly called Kujah, the highly travelled football agent has managed a lot of Nigerian reknowned footballers and has supported tremendously football development in Africa’s most populous black nation, Nigeria. In this two-part interview with Extra Time duo […]

Obinna Ogba tips Siasia’s team for AAG glory

The Chairman cum owner of Ebonyi United Football Club Senator Obinna Ogba has tipped the Samson Siasia tutored Dream Team VI to win the gold medal of the football event in the 2015 All Africa Games. Ogba who led his team Ebonyi United to Abuja on Wednesday for a friendly match against the national U- 23 […]

Gara-Gombe charges FG to sanitize sports

  Former Chairman of Gombe State Football Association and Nigeria’s foremost sports critic, Shuaibu Ahmed Gara-Gombe has called on the Federal Government to sanitise and reposition ailing Nigeria’s sports industry. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Extra Time in Lagos he said the failure of past governments to enact the enabling laws backing the establishment […]

CAF Instructors meet LMC Ahead Club Licensing Seminar

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Africa News

Sudan: Wave of Opposition Arrests

press release Kampala — Sudanese security agents have arrested, detained, and interrogated at least 17 members of opposition parties since early August 2015. Most of those arrested are affiliated with the Sudanese Congress Party (SCP), which has an active student and youth wing and conducts public rallies and events. The Sudanese government should stop arresting […]

Nigeria: Many Feared Dead in Airforce Plane Crash

A yet unknown number of people are feared dead in a deadly crash involving an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday. A military insider said the aircraft took off at the Nigeria Air Force base in Kaduna and crashed into the nearby Ribadu cantonment shortly after take-off. All passengers and crew are […]

Africa: How the Diets of Early Humans Explain Our Eating Habits

analysis By Norman Owen-Smith, University of the Witwatersrand Much attention is being given to what people ate in the distant past as a guide to what we should eat today. Advocates of the claimed palaeodiet recommend that we should avoid carbohydrates and load our plates with red meat and fat. Its critics, on the other […]

Egypt: Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. The case has aroused international condemnation. An Egyptian court on Saturday gave three Al Jazeera journalists a three-year prison sentence on charges of broadcasting false news and working without permits, […]

Nigeria: Those Setting Fires in Other Countries Can’t Complain

opinion By Owei Lakemfa EUROPE is in panic. No, not because of tumbling stocks over what they see as China ‘slowing down’. This itself is intriguing; fanatical prophets and apostles of market forces, begging the Chinese Government to intervene in the Stock Market. The panic is about the tidal waves of migrants from war torn […]

Entertainment

Emeka Ike Is Not Trouble Maker- Popular Nollywood Actress Defends Him

Veteran Nollywood actress, Clarion Chukwura who recently bagged an award at the just concluded City People Entertainment Award, has come out to defend the controversial Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike. Clarion while expressing her optimism that Emeka, will handle the Affairs of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), very well disclosed that she is eager to […]

Mercy Johnson: 10 things you probably don’t know about actress

If you are a lover of versatility and great talent, then Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson should definitely be one of your favourite actors.   Today, August 28, 2015 is the birthday of the talented actress, and to celebrate her, Pulse Nigeria has put together 10 interesting things you probably don’t know about her. Here we […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of ‘Ikogosi’

Ikogosi Three couples embark on a retreat in order to strengthen their marriages, but unpalatable revelations towards the end of their vacation throw up unforeseen conflicts. Ikogosi, a town in Ekiti State, Nigeria is renowned for a spring, which has become a tourist attention.  So, the producers of Ikogosi are extolled for promoting tourism in […]

See The Top 5 Overused Actors In Nollywood (Photos)

Editor’s note: Since its inception in the nineties, we have seen many stars come and go in Nollywood. However, there are some, who to our joy and sometimes our dismay have been consistent on our screens. Naij.com contributor, Efeturi Doghudje shares a list of Nollywood stars who she feels deserve a long break away from […]

NBA to partner Nollywood to fight piracy

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Augustine Alegeh, on Friday in Abuja said that the association would partner stakeholders in the nation’s entertainment industry to curb piracy. Alegeh told newsmen in Abuja that it was part of the recommendations reached at the NBA 55th Annual General Conference (AGM) held in Abuja. “Having […]

Health

How Nigerian permanent secretary ‘apologized’ to US officials, guests for …

For almost three hours on Thursday,‎ invited guests, journalists, and United States officials waited in Lagos for the arrival of a high ranking official of the Nigerian government. It was the ‎launch of the “Warehouse-in-a-box,” a US$5 million project by the U.S. Agency for International Development in collaboration with the Global Fund to fight Tuberculosis, […]

Nigerian health tourist racks up £145k NHS bill – and hospital won’t chase it up

The 31-year-old – who is a successful make-up artist and drives a £17,000 car in her native Nigeria – claimed that she would pay the costs if she was slapped with bill. She said: “I have never received my bill. If I had it, I would pay it. “What is it that’s my fault? I […]

Fury as Nigerian health tourist racks up £145k NHS bill – and hospital won’t …

The 31-year-old – who is a successful make-up artist and drives a £17,000 car in her native Nigeria – claimed that she would pay the costs if she was slapped with bill. She said: “I have never received my bill. If I had it, I would pay it. “What is it that’s my fault? I […]

Nigeria: Govt Spent Over N198 Billion On Medical Trips in 2014

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Atiku’s Daughter Sworn in as Adamawa Commissioner of Health | Forfeits Salary & Allowances

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