Saturday 10 June 2017

Davido builds house for young fan in Uyo

Davido, Nigerian singing sensation, has offered a life-changing gesture to a young fan in Uyo, Akwa Ibom by giving him and his mother a roof over their heads. The Nigerian Singer, who lives by the motto, ‘we rise by lifting others’, is building a house for the young fan named as Utibe, who sang his popular hit, IF.

Davido: we live by lifting others

Police arrest Nigeria’s ‘most wanted’ kidnap kingpin

The police in Lagos have arrested a man they described as the most wanted abduction specialist who led a “massive” kidnap syndicate with presence in major parts of the country, PREMIUM TIMES can report.

Major incident at Amsterdam central train station as 'car ploughs into crowd of people'

A major incident is underway at Amsterdam's central train station after a car ploughed into pedestrians.

Five people were injured and the driver of the car was being interrogated by police after trying to run from the scene.

Arrest Ango Now, NYCN Tells FG

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, on Saturday, June 10, 2017 called on the federal government to arrest Professor Ango Abdullahi, the spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum, NEF.

This call follows Abdullahi’s public support for the pre-genocide quit notice issued by a coalition of Northern ‘youth’ groups under the umbrella of Arewa organisations asking that Igbos living in the northern region of Nigeria vacate the region by October 1, 2017.

Northerners should leave Niger Delta before Oct 1, militants react to Igbo quit notice

In a joint statement released on Friday, the coalition of Niger Delta militants also said they will declare the independence of the region on October 1. “A coalition of the Niger Delta militants met today in Port Harcourt to review the recent call by the Arewa Youths groups that the Ndigbo should vacate all the Northern states within three months,” it read. .

Nearly 30% of candidates fail Nigerian Law School exams

The Nigerian Law School has released summary of the final examination results conducted from April 22 to 28.

The Director-General, Nigerian Law School, Olarewaju Onadeko, made this known in a statement on Saturday.

Avoid provocative statements, Tambuwal tells Nigerians

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged Nigerians to avoid inflammatory remarks that can bring disunity among the people.

He made the plea on Friday evening when he invited the members of the resident communities in the state to break fasting with him.

Meet the 11 Eagles ‘starting’ against Bafana Bafana

The training sessions have been intense with all 24 players present in camp giving their all to ensure a place in the team that would go against the Bafana Bafana on Saturday.

As Gernot Rohr admitted at a press conference on Thursday, he is a bit confused on whom to choose because all the players are in shape.

Seven Nigerians Elected Into UK’s Parliament

Seven of the newly elected members of the British Parliament are persons with Nigerian heritage.

They include 49 year-old Kate Ofunne Osamor, whose two parents are Nigerians, who was re-elected as Member of Parliament of Edmonton.

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