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…