TARABA UNITED AND TARABA QUEENS FOOTBALL CLUB LOCK UP THE GATE OF TARABA GOVT HOUSE OVER UNPAID SALARIES

By John Mkom, Jalingo Taraba United and Taraba Queens players yesterday locked up the gate of Taraba State government house in Jalingo in demand of  their unpaid salaries. The Taraba Queens players claimed that the state government owed them 21 months salaries while Taraba United Football Club players claimed the state government owed them salaries for eleven months. Speaking with Vanguard Sports at the gate of the Government House in Jalingo, the captain of the female team, Grace Michael said the players of Taraba Queen were at the Government House…

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ABIA NORTH SENATORIAL SEAT: ORJI UZOR KALU LOSES AT APPEAL. COURT

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri under the chairmanship of Justice Jimmy Bada has upheld the judgement of the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal, Umuahia, Abia State, which validated the election of Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the duly elected senator for Abia North. In a unanimous decision, the court dismissed the appeal of the former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was the candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA, in the election. The report of the judgment has led to wild jubilation…

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MFM MOTHERS CUT OFF BRIDE’S HAIR IN CHURCH AT THE POINT OF WEDDING

Today is Saturday, owambe day as it is popularly called, but the happiness of a bride who was getting married at Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) was almost cut short when she was instructed by MFM church officials to hack off her ‘offending’ hair. According to the social media user who was the official photographer at the wedding, the bride had attached human hair weave to her natural hair but she wasn’t allowed to go further with the wedding until she cut off the entire thing and also…

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AT THE BURIAL OF FOUR MEMBERS OF A FAMILY WHO DIED IN ONE DAY IN ANAMBRA, SEE PICS

Loss of the Nwigwe’s is a Painful Tragedy – Obiano The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has described the loss of five members of the Nwigwe family of Urunnebo, Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government as a painful loss. The governor who was represented by the Head of Service, Prince Harry Uduh stated this today at the burial of the victims including a wife, Francisca; three children: Chisom, Ebubechukwu, Ifechukwu and a house-help already buried at Ihiala her home town. ‎Consoling the bereaved the governor said: “What can you tell…

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SEE THOSE CONDEMNING 120 DOLLARS RESIDENCY FEE GHANA NOW CHARGES NIGERIANS LIVING IN THE COUNTRY

By Joseph Erunke Vice President, Inter-Parliamentary Union for Africa,IPU-Africa, and senator representing Kano Central, Kabiru Gaya, yesterday, frowned at Ghanaian government for introducing $120 residency fee for Nigerians in the country , saying the development, which he noted, was against the spirit of brotherliness in Africa, must not be allowed to stand. This came as he urged the United States President – Elect, Donald Trump to reconsider his stand on immigrants in his country as well as refugee issues. To this end, he hinted that the regional parliamentary body would…

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MY WIFE HAS GIVEN ME HYPERTENSION HUSBAND, I AM ALWAYS SCARED OF GOING HOM,E TELLS COURT

A husband, Abdulganiyu Kehinde, has sought the dissolution of his 15-year-old marriage to Baliqees Abdulganiyu allegedly for unruly behaviour. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the plaintiff told the court that his wife had given him hypertension by her troublesome behaviour. Abdulganiy said that their marriage was contracted in 2000 and had produced five children. “I have hypertension because of her. I am always scared whenever I am coming home from work because she always causes trouble. “My lord, I want an end to this marriage because she…

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GRIEF AS GRADUATE DIES AFTER SHOUTING IN HIS SLEEP BARELY AFTER DEFENDING PROJECT

Femi Makinde, Osogbo Students and staff members of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, have been thrown into grief following the sudden death of a fresh graduate of the institution, Felix Agandi, who died barely four days after he defended his undergraduate project. One of Agandi’s course-mates told our correspondent on the telephone on Friday that he was dropped at his residence by one of his friends at around 10pm on Monday night. The coursemate stated that the 27-year-old graduate of Mass Communication was an orphan, who struggled to finance his…

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NATURE’S FAMILY PLANNING, YOU WONT BELIEVE THESE COMMON THINGS WORK AS CONTRACEPTIVES

For a very long time, family planning methods have paid little attention to the needs of men, but instead focused primarily on women.    The bulk of contraceptives in the market today are women-oriented. Probably, many providers assume that women have the greatest stake and interest as far as family planning is concerned.   The consequences of this age long neglect of developing acceptable and reliable male contraceptives in developing countries has been lack of or less participation of males in family planning.   As Africa is grappling with rapid…

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2019, ATIKU’S PRESIDENTIAL BID KICKSTARTED

 Adamawa State government has declared  support  for the presidential ambition of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Chief of staff,Abdulrahman Abba Jimeta has said. Speaking at the  flag-off of  the construction of Girei-Wuro Bokki road by Governor Muhammad Jibrilla on Thursday, the Chief of Staff said all elected and appointed officials in the state would work for Atiku as soon as he declares his intention to contest. Abba Jimeta, who spoke in Hausa said ” the entire Adamawa.state  government is firmly  behind the former Vice President .where ever he (Atiku) goes,the state government…

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HUGE CROWD AS OBASEKI IS SWORN IN IN EDO

   The Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin was filled to capacity as the new governor of Edo, Mr Godwin Obaseki, took the oath of office on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the main bowl of the stadium and the outer precincts were filled to capacity during the ceremony. Among the dignitaries at the occasion were the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun. Also present were business mogul, Alhaji Aliko…

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