Obasanjo At 80, Beacon of National Unity – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on attaining the age of 80 and described him as a “beacon of national unity, peace and progress.” Saraki in a tribute to mark Obasanjo’s 80th birthday anniversary on Sunday, March 5, 2017, said he is delighted, on behalf of the 8th…

RCCG pastor’s son killed in beer parlour on a Sunday

The question being asked by many is: “what is a man of God’s child doing in a bar on a Sunday?”. Solomon Odekunle was drenched with blood coming out of Piper’s Bar and Grill in Ottawa, the province of Ontario, the capital of Canada on November 6th, 2016 around 1:45am on Sunday. A 21-year old…

Copy of Breaking Radio’s Sunday Newspaper Headlines – Sep. 11

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. You can head over to breaking.com.ng on your mobile phone for direct links to news on one page. It is Sunday 11 September 2016. and I bring…

Breaking Radio’s Sunday Newspaper Headlines – Sep. 11

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. You can head over to breaking.com.ng on your mobile phone for direct links to news on one page. It is Sunday 11 September 2016. and I bring…

Church of England’s first gay bishop opens up

The Bishop of Grantham, Nicholas Chamberlain, has become the first ever bishop in the Church of England to state publicly that he is in a gay relationship. Bishops are permitted to be in same-sex relationships provided that they are celibate and they do not marry, and Chamberlain’s sexuality had not been kept a secret from…

Sultan Declares September 12 As Eid-Kabir Day

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The President of Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has announced that the Muslims will mark this year’s Eid-8Kabir onMonday, September 12, 2016. The declaration followed the confirmation by the National Moon Sighting Committee that Saturday, September 3, 2016 is…

Teenagers arrested for attempting to sell unborn babies

Nigeria Police emblem The Abia State Police Command have arrested two teenage girls identified as Esther Odum and Ebere Ejimadu for allegedly attempting to sell their unborn babies. The state Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Leye Oyebade on Thursday paraded the teenagers before newsmen while saying they were arrested along with one Oluchi, the wife…

Okocha backs Allardyce to inspire England players

Former Bolton Wanderers captain, Austin Okocha has backed his former coach Sam Allardyce to create the type of environment that will enable England to thrive after years of underachievement. Allardyce signed Okocha on a free transfer in 2002 when Bolton was manager and it proved to be one of his most successful moves in the…

Violent conduct: Aguero gets three-match ban

Manchester City FC striker Sergio Aguero will miss Saturday’s derby against Manchester United in the Premier League after being banned for three games. A Football Association panel found the 28-year-old Aguero guilty of violent conduct after he elbowed West Ham’s Winston Reid in City’s 3-1 Premier League win on Sunday. Argentina international Aguero is also…

New school calendar not for private schools – FCTA

The FCT Administration has clarified that the recent review of the 2016/2017 academic calendar for primary and post primary schools in the Federal Capital Territory affects only public schools. It would be recalled that the FCT Administration earlier changed the resumption date from Sunday, September 4, 2016 for boarding schools and Monday September 5, 2016…

Manchester Contest Sergio Aguero’s Elbow Infringement

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City are contesting alleged violent conduct charge against their Striker Sergio Aguero over elbow infringement against West Ham’s Winston Reid. Aguero clashed with Reid during last Sunday’s 3-1 win in the Premier League. If guilty, the 28-years old Argentina international risks being banned for three matches and will miss…

FCT minister announces new school calendar for public schools

Editor The FCT Administration has clarified that the recent review of the 2016/2017 academic calendar for primary and post primary schools in the Federal Capital Territory affects only public schools. It would be recalled that the FCT Administration earlier changed the resumption date from Sunday, 4th September, 2016 for boarding schools and Monday 5th September,…

Man Sets Mother-In-Law on Fire Over Disagreement with Wife

A has burnt his mother-in-law to death. His brother-in-law who was severely burnt is fighting for his live after their aggrieved son-in-law set fire on their building at Isampou in Ekeremor LGA in Bayelsa state. The incident happened on Sunday, August 28. The perpetrator poured fuel on the room of his mother-in-law thinking his wife was sleeping…

How To Spot A Wife Material – Love Doctor, Joro Olumofin Counsels

Joro Olumofin, the Love doctor who was in the news some months back for gate crashing Lagos events has reeled out a list of attributes peculiar to a marriageable lady. In his guide to spotting a ‘wife material’, the Love doctor released the following tips: 1 She attends church every Sunday & also mid week…

Mob Pounces On Fashion Designer Caught Molesting 2-Year-Old

A 28-year-old fashion designer, identified only as Ituah, has been beaten up by a mob on Mosaku Street, in the Oshodi area of Lagos State, for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl.   Punch correspondent gathered that Ituah, who was later dragged to the Akinpelu Police Division, was caught by a neighbour while allegedly raping the…

LMC Continues League Despite Court Suspension

Nigeria league matches will be played across the country this weekend despite a court order suspending the competition until further notice. A high court in Bukuru, near Jos, suspended the league indefinitely on Wednesday until an earlier order by the same court for Giwa FC to be fully re-instated in the league was complied with….

Rangers Title Chase Records Boost, Win MFM FC

Enugu Rangers yester day shot to second place on the Nigeria league table after they recorded a 1-0 home win over MFM FC in a rescheduled tie. They now have 54 points from 32 matches, same as leaders Wikki Tourists, who enjoy a better goals difference. They could climb to the summit of the standings…

Mother Teresa to be made saint on Sunday by Pope Francis

Kolodiejchuk affirmed: “Affectionately called the “saint of the gutters” during her lifetime, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made an official saint of the Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, just 19 years after her death The post Mother Teresa to be made saint on Sunday by Pope Francis appeared first on The Eagle Online –…

Mother Teresa to be made saint on Sunday by Pope Francis

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, is set to become a Catholic saint on Sunday in an open-air Mass led by Pope Francis. Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, the Canadian priest who promoted her sainthood cause, said on Thursday in Vatican that hundreds of thousands of faithful are expected…

Mother Theresa To Be Made Saint On Sunday By Pope Francis

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, is set to become a Catholic saint on Sunday in an open-air Mass led by Pope Francis. Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, the Canadian priest who promoted her sainthood cause, said on Thursday in Vatican that hundreds of thousands of faithful are expected…

Mother Teresa To Be Named Catholic Saint On Sunday

One of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, is set to become a Catholic saint on Sunday in an open-air Mass led by Pope Francis. Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, the Canadian priest who promoted her sainthood cause, said on Thursday in Vatican that hundreds of thousands of faithful are expected…

Mother Teresa to be made a saint

Mother Teresa of Calcutta Mother Teresa of Calcutta, one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, is set to become a Catholic saint on Sunday in an open-air Mass led by Pope Francis. Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, the Canadian priest who promoted her sainthood cause, said on Thursday in Vatican that hundreds of thousands…

Artistes move to save Julius Agwu (PICTURED)

After battling illness and surviving brain surgery last year to come back to his feet, ace comedian Julius ‘Da Genius’ Agwu seems to have fallen ill again.     While the illness is yet to be disclosed, it is serious enough that Agwu who was in London recently to attend the Nottinghill Carnival and perform at…

Men Gawk As Women Bare Breasts to Promote Equality

Welocme to the “Go Topless Day”, an annual event which sees women bare their breasts to promote equality between the sexes. Go Topless day is celebrated annually on the Sunday closest to Women’s Equality Day and is about fighting for the right for women to bare their breasts in public places.       It…

VIDEO: The air strike that ‘destroyed’ Boko Haram at night

The Nigeria air force has released a video of its destruction of a Boko Haram camp in northern Borno via an air strike on Sunday. On Tuesday, Ayodele Famuyiwa, air force spokesman, The post VIDEO: The air strike that ‘destroyed’ Boko Haram at night appeared first on TheCable.

FCT minister postpones school resumption to cover Eid el Kabir celebrations

FCT Minister Muhammad Bello has approved the review of the 2016/2017 Academic Calendar for all primary and post-primary schools in the territory, a statement said on Wednesday. The statement was signed by Mr Anthony Ogunleye, an Assistant Director and Head of information (Education Secretariat), and made available to newsmen in Abuja. According to the statement,…

Update: Two confirmed dead in Abuja Building Collapse

Two people have been confirmed dead after a four-storey building collapsed in Abuja, trapping at least eight people on Monday. Rescue workers on Tuesday recovered two bodies from the debris of the structure at Gwarinpa, Abuja. Six people had earlier been rescued. The first body was lifted from under the rubble at about past 2PM,…

After 5 Years, Samir Nasri Leaves City For Sevilla On Loan

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City Midfielder Samir Nasri has toed the lines of Goalkeeper Joe Hart and Striker Wilfried Bony as he just joined Spanish club, Sevilla on a season-long loan deal. The 29-years-old France international has left City, despite his first – Sunday appearance of the season and 3-1 home win against…

Cultists shoot Bayelsa varsity student

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have shot a 300level student of the Niger Delta University (NDU) identified as Ugorji Ikechukwu. Ikechukwu, a student in Teacher Education Department, was reportedly shot at his off-campus residence in Amassoma, the university’s host community early on Wednesday. The victim was said to have returned to the community on Sunday…

Teyana Taylor Slays in Hot Photos

Recording artist and actress Teyana Taylor held the audience spellbound at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday when she danced her way through a gym in Kanye West’s newly released music video “Fade”, reminiscent of a dance sequence in the 1983 classic movie; “Flashdance.” Aside from her amazing dancing skills, her amazing  figure was…

KUJE PRISON RIOT | Inmates angry over ban on use of Cellphones

Following the seizure of inmates’ cell phones in Kuje Prison by officials of the Nigeria Prison Service in the early hour of Monday, tension which almost led to a jail-break was witnessed. Report had it that there was a riot in the federal prison fa­cility, but was quickly brought under control. One of the officials…

Illegal dumping of refuse causes flooding in Lagos – Commissioner

Adejare made the appeal during his ongoing tour of flooded areas due to Sunday’s downpour in some parts of Lagos. The tour took the commissioner, some officials in the ministry and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency to Sogunle in Ikeja, Ajiran in Lekki and Salawe/Taike in Ikosi-Ketu, among other areas The post Illegal dumping…