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INEC shall proceed with Melaye’s recall – Court

Senator Dino Melaye...to face recall process

*Carry out order within two weeks *Melaye’s drop from Senate is a 50-50 chance *Plateau legislature had tested the recall in 2005 By Olajide Fashikun, Sandra Onyekwere, Oluwole Francis Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja Federal High Court on Monday dismissed the suit by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, challenging …

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Chibok boy: Dickens Sanomi Foundation bankrolls surgery

L-R: Manager Chairmode Holding Limited, Mr. Salisu Yusuf; Founder, Global Initiative for Peace love care, Mr. Nuhu Kwajafa an airport officer, Mr. Akogwu James; Programme Officer GIPLC, Mr. Peter Kenti; Administration officer, GIPLC Mr. Victor Thomas, a Boko haram victim child, Master Ali Ahmadu and the victim's family, Mrs. Hannatu Madu, during the departure of Ali on corrective surgery to Dubai at the international Airport in Abuja… on Sunday courtesy of Sanomi Foundation

*Corrective spinal cord surgery to cost N17.5m Ali Ahmadu, a Chibok boy, who was overrun by Boko Haram terrorists’ motorcycles has been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirate where he will undergo corrective spinal cord surgery courtesy of the Dickens Sanomi Foundation. The medical trip and surgery, estimated to cost …

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Oke inaugurates Oyo rugby board association

Niyi Adeolokun, Nigerian Rugby player...Emotan College won Edo tourney

*Focus on youth development Board of the Oyo State Rugby Association has been charged to focus more on youth development as well as taking the sport to greater heights within the state and the country at large. Charging, the board was the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Yomi Oke, during the …

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Women journalists organise rallies against rape

Women journalists raise protest against rape

*NAWOJ partners Black diamond against rape Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in collaboration with Black Diamond Support Foundation on Saturday in Jos staged rallies to create awareness on the rising cases of rape and child molestation in the society. During the rallies which took place at markets within the …

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Nigeria eyes impressive debut at ITF/CAT 12 & Under

Oyinlomo Quadri hoping for a good outing in the ITF/CAT tourney

*Oyinlomo, others seek U18 circuit glory Nigeria commenced hostilities with other African countries as the 1st ITF/CAT 12 and Under African Junior Championship served off Sunday in Casablanca, Morocco. Nigeria were scheduled to confront the ITF team Sunday evening in their opening round-robin matches. The Nigerian team, formed by Iye …

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2016/2017 NPFL season: Fresh, Azeez score Nigerian referees high

*We surmounted all the challenges with tact As the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) comes to end across the country, chairman of the Referees appointment committee of the Nigeria Football Federation Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh appraised the match officials (Nigeria referees) on duty throughout the season with a commendable pass mark. …

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Fifth columnists blackmailing Airforce

Nigerian Airforce attack helicopter

*Nigerian Airforce efforts needs to be appreciated From Tajudeen Kareem Prosecuting a war is not a tea party. Certainly the battle against insurgency requires a lot of tact, borne out of deft planning and constant review of strategies. While the Nigerian Armed Forces is set to finally crush the cankerworm …

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Judicial rot: I am vindicated -Obono-Obla

Okoi Obono-Obla...Supreme Court replies him

*As Supreme Court replies him in writing *We have an oppressive and unworkable court system Days ago, Presidential aide on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, took a swipe at the nation’s Supreme Court charging at her for the rot in the Nigerian judicial system. The Supreme Court has written, requesting him …

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