Veteran comedian Baba Sala down with stroke, cries for help

Veteran comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has solicited the financial support of well-meaning Nigerians for him to be able to take care of his health. The comedian, who sank into the background after enjoying patronage and limelight

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Mugabe fights back, insists he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday. The source said Mugabe is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military

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I’m leaving shadows for light — Ojukwu Jnr. dumps his father’s party

Emeka Ojukwu jnr, son of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he is leaving the shadows for light. The younger Ojukwu made his declaration on Wednesday

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Mugabe Exit: The eventual fall from grace

By  Alexander O. Onukwue “I’m not going to have anybody advocate the overthrowing of a government and remain in the country. He’s not one of us if he does that” Robert Mugabe, 1980. As you read that, the Wikipedia page for

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Again, bomb blast hits Maiduguri, kill 18

At least 18 persons were killed and 29 others injured on Wednesday evening as two suicide bombers attacked a crowded suburb of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, police said. Deafening blasts were heard echoing over the Maiduguri metropolis late in

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Tribunal sacks APC lawmaker

The Election Petition Tribunal in Katsina has nullified the election of Mansur Mashi, APC, a House of Representative member representing Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency in the state. Two members of the House of Representatives, Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka and Herman Hembe were earlier

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Pope gets €185,000 Lamborghini as a gift

Pope Francis was on Wednesday offered a Lamborghini Huracan, but the Vatican said there was no future as a popemobile for the Italian supercar. The Huracan, which has a top speed of more than 300 km per hour and has

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Edo Speaker criticizes Federal Character policy

The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, said on Wednesday that the federal character policy of the Federal Government was hindering national development. Speaking during an interactive session with journalists in Benin, Mr. Adjoto said professionals and

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el-Rufai replies Fayose on teachers’ sack

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has replied his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, over the controversial sack of teachers in Kaduna State. On Tuesday, Mr. Fayose accused the Kaduna State government of sacking teachers with the support of President

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Buhari: I appointed my ministers, top officials on merit

President Muhammadu Buhari says he did not know many of his appointees, including ministers, as of the time he appointed them into top government positions. He said he only came across their names from the records which he worked with.

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