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Michael Emenalo loaded the gun that fired Mourinho

Jose Mourinho was sacked as Chelsea coach today after leading the team he won the league title with last season to just one point above the relegation zone after 16 games this season – the club’s worst start in 37 years. The last time they had such a start in 1978 they were relegated. While the decision to pull the …

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Wahala for former NIMASA boss

Patrick Akpobolokemi, the former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) was physically bundled into a van belonging to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at a Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday. He was in court facing charges of looting 3.4bn naira (about $17m). After meeting the bail conditions for that case, Akpobolokemi thought …

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What really happened in the Shia clash with the Nigerian army?

There are conflicting accounts over the clash between the Nigerian army and members of the Shia sect in Zaria on Saturday December 12, with some reports claiming up to 60 people were killed. This report by SBMorgen sheds more light on the fog of controversy. An Error Repeated? The Shi’a/Military Clashes On Saturday December 12, 2015 Nigeria’s social media lit …

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The language of Nigerian money

The controversy over the removal of Arabic script on a Nigerian note is addressed in this article originally published in the venerable New Yorker magazine. DECEMBER 13, 2015 The Language of Nigerian Money BY CAELAINN HOGAN Last year, the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a new hundred-naira note to commemorate the union, in 1914, of the predominantly Muslim North and …

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Ighalo is looking unstoppable

Watford’s Nigerian international striker Odion Ighalo scored the only goal yesterday as his team won away at Sunderland in the Premier League. Ighalo now has 10 goals this season – the first Watford player to reach 10 goals in the Premier league and is joint-third in the season’s scoring charts. Watch the goal: Before the match Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce …

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Dasuki dealt in dollars

A source close to an ally of Sambo Dasuki, the beleaguered former National Security Adviser (NSA), has revealed how the retired colonel used to spend money while in office during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. Dasuki has been charged with diverting about $2.1bn meant for the war against Boko Haram for other purposes. Our source claims that the former …

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British MP Angela Rayner on Biafran human rights

British Labour Party MP Angela Rayner, representing Ashton-under-Lyne asked a question about Biafra during a debate in the House of Commons on International Human Rights Day on Thursday. She asked: “On this international human rights day, does the hon. Gentleman agree that the issue of violation of the Igbo tribe’s human rights needs to be resolved, and that the Biafran …

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Shameless Oby Ezekwesilly is at it again!

Prolific Tweeter and former Minister for Education and Minister for Solid Minerals Oby Ezekwesilly proclaimed to her 397,000 followers: “The Elite Class which has received the best privileges that Nigeria could offer have ended up DESPISING & DESTROYING it the most. #SHAME!” The Bring Back Our Girls spokeswoman must have forgotten that she is part of the “Elite Class” and …

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