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The renowned lawyer does not agree to the common believe by the Nigerian government that corruption is responsible for the country's underdevelopment.


FG Appointments Now Based Solely On Merit – Lai Mohammed

Federal government appointments would now be made based solely on merits, according to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. 

Neymar Earned More Than Messi While At Barca – Report

German magazine, Der Spiegel, has claimed that  Neymar Jnr earned  €8.5 million more than former teammate, Lionel Messi while he was with Barcelona.

You Are On Siuicide Mission, North Korea Tells Trump

North Korea says President Donald Trump is on suicide mission after the US military flew bombers in international airspace over waters east of North Korea.

Dzumhur Defeats Fognini To Win Maiden Title

Damir Dzumhur beat Italian third seed Fabio Fognini in St Petersburg on Sunday to become the first Bosnian to win an ATP Tour title.

FG To Begin Trial Of Boko Haram Suspects October

The federal government on Sunday announced that it will begin the trial of Boko Haram suspects detained in military camps from October 9.

Federer Wins Laver Cup For Team Europe

Roger Federer has handed Team Europe the maiden Laver Cup title after beating Team World's Nick Kyrgios in a super tie-break thriller in Prague on Sunday.

Tornadoes Send Plateau United Packing From Aiteo Cup

Niger Tornadoes have knocked out the newly-crowned champions of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), Plateau United from the Aiteo Cup.

Republican Senators Signal Opposition To Obamacare Repeal

Republican Senators Susan Collins (Maine) and Rand Paul (Kentucky) on Sunday signalled their opposition to the latest bid to overhaul Obamacare.

No Reform, No Election In Kenya, Odinga Insists

Kenya's opposition candidate, Raila Odinga has insisted that he won't participate in the reschedule presidential election without reforms IEBC.

Kenya’s Chief Prosecutor Orders Inquiry Into Electoral Commission

Kenya's chief prosecutor, Keriako Tobiko, has ordered an investigation into IEBC over possible misconduct in last month's annulled vote.

LASEMA Assures Residents Of Quick Response

LASEMA has assured residents that it is exploring various ways at ensuring quick and adequate response to emergency in Apapa.

PDP Remains Greatest Party In Africa ― Daniel

Ex-governor of Ogun state Gbenga Daniel on Sunday said he wants the PDP to reclaim power in 2019 and hence his intent to be the party's national chairman.

Nigerians In S/Africa Urged To Be Law Abiding

Ahmed Ibeto, Nigeria’s new High Commissioner to South Africa, has called on Nigerians living in South Africa to shun unlawful acts.

Ex-CAN Chairman Worried Over Sukuk Bond

The Nigerian Government has been called on to cancel the purported Sukkuk bond it floated.

APDA Lauds CJN’s Order On Special Courts

APDA has commended the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on his order that special courts be established for corruption-related cases.

Fish Farmers Seek FG’s Intervention

The farmers urged the federal government to review the incentives given to fish importers to make local production profitable.

Stevie Wonder Worried Over Trump-Kim Venom

Music icon Stevie Wonder has led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate poverty even as he protested for peace.

Enugu Police To Investigate Drowning Of Housekeeper

The police in Enugu state say they have begun investigation into the drowning of one Justus Oruka in a well in Enugu, the state capital.

NANS Welcomes JAMB, NIMASA Probing

The National Association of Nigerian Students has thrown its weight behind the planned probing of JAMB and NIMASA for alleged corruption.

Nigeria Can Host CHAN 2018 – FA Chairman

The Nigerian Government has been urged to consider hosting the 2018 Championship of African Nations (Chan) tournament, following the stripping of Kenya as hosts. 

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APGA Knocks Peter Obi For Criticising Obiano

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has lambasted former Governor of Anambra state Peter Obi for criticising his successor, Willie Obiano.
Ifeanyiubah players celebrate goal in the NPFL/Photo: LMC Media

Ifeanyiubah Crush Saraki To Reach Cup Semis

Defending champions FC Ifeanyiubah have booked a place in the semi-finals of the Aiteo Cup after routing ABS 4-0 on aggregate in the quarter-finals.

Wozniacki Dispatches Russian To Retain WTA Title

Caroline Wozniacki has retained the WTA Pan Pacific Open after seeing off Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 7-5 on Sunday.

APC Chieftain Blames S/East Govs For IPOB Rise

Governors in the Southeast have been chided for not taking a swift action against the activities of the now outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Morata Could Marry My Daughter – Conte

Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte, has expressed his delight at striker Alvaro Morata, who bagged his first hattrick in The Blues 4-0 win at Stoke on Saturday

Merkel Tipped To Emerge Winner Of German, Hard-right AfD For First Seats

Angela Merkel has been tipped to cruise to victory in elections but also to face the breakthrough into parliament of hard-right populists.

We Must Avoid Separating Nigeria Into Small Pieces -Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said “being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”.

Trump Issues Warning To Iran On Nuclear Deal After Missile Test

US President Donald Trump issued a stark warning that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive.

Another Quake Shakes Traumatised Mexico City

A new earthquake has sowed panic in Mexico City, forcing a brief pause in rescue operations to free survivors from the more powerful tremor this week .

Five Get Marching Orders In Grueling Istanbul Derby

Five players were sent off as Fenerbahce beat Besiktas 2-1 in an Istanbul derby.