Two-time African champions, Enyimba have failed in their bid to qualify for the CAF Champions League group stage following their 1-0 loss to Al-Hilal in Omdurman on Sunday.
The People’s Elephant had shot themselves in the foot right from the first leg in Aba two weeks ago by recording a barren draw against the Sudanese side.
While coach Usman Abd’Allah’s men were optimistic, they could get the needed result in Sudan to still pull through yesterday.
A solitary strike in the second half by the hosts ended Enyimba’s aspirations of a possible third Champions League triumph this season.
Both teams were evenly matched in the … >>> Read Full Story
Chido Onumah: DSS says he was picked to save him from mob attack
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied ever arresting journalist and rights activist Chido Onumah, but rather it tried to save him from a possible mob attack.
After more than 12 hours of silence since news of Chido Onumah’s arrest broke, the DSS said this morning that what it had with the activist was ‘an interaction’.
“He was rather engaged in an interaction during which an act of his capable of undermining public order and national security was explained to him”, said spokesman Dr. Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Monday.… >>> Read Full Story
Acting on the strength of information from a reliable source, detectives from Isheri Osun Police Station, weekend uncovered a baby factory at the Ikotun area of Lagos.
The operatives had stormed the building at No. 14 Adisa Street Ayanwale area of Ikotun and arrested two of the traffickers, while one fled.
Led by the Divisional Police Officer, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Chike Ibe, the operatives rescued 19 pregnant girls, aged between 15 and 28years, as well as four of the trafficked kids.
Owing to the strength of information at their disposal, the operatives had rescued the kids from four different locations- No … >>> Read Full Story
Rev. Dealyn George, the Regional Overseer, Abuja Regional Headquarters of the Apostolic Faith Church, has urged the Federal Government to provide more jobs for youths in the country.
George told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Sunday in Abuja that the problems of the country would be drastically reduced if the youths are taken care of.
“The government needs to take the youths away from the streets because many are on the streets causing trouble.
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“They (government) need to provide jobs for the youths in the country. We don’t need to allow our children … >>> Read Full Story
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has assured the people of the state that his administration will transform the subsisting water sector narrative in his second tenure in keeping with the administration’s avowed mandate to optimize supply of potable water to Enugu residents and beyond.
Gov. Ugwuanyi disclosed his administration has designed interventions in the water sector for immediate implementation, following the inauguration of the State Executive Council a few days ago.
The governor added his administration has consequently profiled the sustainable provision of potable water as a critical mission, “that must be accomplished in this second tenure of our administration to the glory of … >>> Read Full Story
File Photo: Rachael Dickson and her quadruplets, with husband Governor Seriake Dickson
Rachael Dickson, wife of Bayelsa State Governor said she waited for 15 years to have a child after her wedding before God rewarded her with quadruplets, one boy and three girls.
Rachael spoke on Sunday during a thanksgiving service at the King of Glory Chapel, Government House, Yenagoa.
She said God showed up after 15 years of waiting for fruits of the womb and described the moment she was delivered of her quadruplets in the United States of America three years ago as visitation by God.
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Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja
Leaders from the southern and middle belt parts of Nigeria have demanded clarifications on the seeming clampdown on the person and office of Vice President, Prof.Yemi Osinbajo in recent times.
Prominent leaders, including Chief E K Clark (South South), Chief Ayo Adebanjo (South -west); Chief John Nwodo (South -east); and Dr. Pogu Bitrus (Middle Belt), in a joint statement issued yesterday and titled: ‘Rumble in Presidency: Need to Know,’ demanded explanations on the alleged humiliation of Osinbajo by some forces in the presidency.
Speaking under the auspices of Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), the group which said it has … >>> Read Full Story