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How we kept N3bn recovered from Yakubu’s house – Witness tells court

An official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ahmed Yahaya, on Tuesday told the Federal High Court in Abuja how the N3bn equivalent of the sums of foreign currencies recovered from a Kaduna house of a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Andrew Yakubu, was moved to the […] How we kept N3bn recovered from Yakubu’s house – Witness tells court [hmp_player]

Rivers massacre: Wike sets-up N50m trust fund for one-year-old victim

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has set up a trust fund of fifty Million Naira for Miss Purity Anthony whose parents were killed in the Omoku Massacre on January first. Purity Anthony who is less than one year also sustained gunshot injuries on her left thigh during the incident. Governor Wike stated this during a […] Rivers massacre: Wike sets-up N50m trust fund for one-year-old victim [hmp_player]

Five killed in Boko Haram attack in Adamawa

Five people, including two insurgents, were killed in an early Tuesday attack in Pallam village of Madagali in Adamawa, the chairman of the local government, Yusuf Mohammed, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday. Mr. Mohammed said the insurgents attacked the village around midnight in an operation that lasted over one hour, […] Five killed in Boko Haram attack in Adamawa [hmp_player]

EPL: My job at Chelsea is not to keep Hazard happy – Conte

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has admitted that his job at the blues is not to keep star forward, Eden Hazard happy. Hazard, a transfer target for Real Madrid, has recently rejected his club’s second record contract extension. Speaking at a news conference ahead of Wednesday’s FA Cup clash with Norwich, Conte insisted that his job […] EPL: My job at Chelsea is not to keep Hazard happy – Conte [hmp_player]

EFCC grills former Plateau governor, Jang

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday questioned the immediate past governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, over alleged fraud. His senior legislative aide, Olivia Dzyam, in a statement confirmed that the anti-graft agency invited Mr. Jang but insisted that he was not arrested or detained. “He honoured the invitation of the EFCC,” […] EFCC grills former Plateau governor, Jang [hmp_player]

I never said I contributed to El-Rufai’s campaign fund – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan,  has distanced himself from a report quoting him as saying that he contributed to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s campaign fund. The ex-President, in a statement issued by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, described the report as fake news fabricated by some mischievous elements. The statement reads: “Our attention has been […] I never said I contributed to El-Rufai’s campaign fund – Jonathan [hmp_player]

Transfer news: Conte speaks on Chelsea hijacking Manchester United’s move for Alexis Sanchez

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has played down reports that they are in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. Reports on Monday, claimed Manchester City have ended their interest in Sanchez, while the Premier League champions are ready to hijack Manchester United’s move for the player. But when asked if Chelsea are making a […] Transfer news: Conte speaks on Chelsea hijacking Manchester United’s move for Alexis Sanchez [hmp_player]

Senator Adamu Aliero, Dino Melaye differ on creation of cattle colony

Senator representing Kebbi Central Senatorial district, Adamu Aliero, has urged the Senate to look into the creation of cattle colony as a way of tackling herdsmen/farmers clashes. Speaking on the debate on insecurity across the nation on Tuesday, he explained that herdsmen have rights of movement within the provisions of Nigerian Constitution. “Particularly in section […] Senator Adamu Aliero, Dino Melaye differ on creation of cattle colony [hmp_player]

Super Eagles star, Moses ruled out for six weeks

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon has been ruled out for four to six weeks. The Nigerian international had damaged his ankle ligaments while in action for Gent in a practice match against German second division side FC Nurnberg after featuring for just 24 minutes in Spain last Tuesday. A report on Belgian website, nieuwsblad.be, said […] Super Eagles star, Moses ruled out for six weeks [hmp_player]

Adeboye’s son, Pastor Leke queries DSS over attempt to arrest Prophet El-Buba

Leke Adeboye, the last son and Senior Personal Assistant of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has reacted to the reported attempt by the Department of State Service, DSS, to arrest the senior pastor of the El-Buba Outreach Ministry, Prophet Isa El-Buba. Recall that El- Buba had accused […] Adeboye’s son, Pastor Leke queries DSS over attempt to arrest Prophet El-Buba [hmp_player]