EFCC Press Release: Ex-Kogi Senatorial Candidate to be Arraigned for Impersonation

By Wilson Uwujaren Ag. Head, Media & Publicity Unit A former Kogi Central Senatorial candidate, Alhaji Abdulazeez Bello will soon be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on charges of impersonation and forgery. Bello, 49, was arrested recently by operatives of the State Security Services, SSS, at the Sheraton Hotels & Towers, […]

Next Pope: Nigeria’s Cardinal Arinze and Peter Turkson of Ghana among bookmakers favourites

AFP: Francis Arinze of Nigeria, Peter Turkson of Ghana and Marc Ouellet of Canada were among the cardinals hotly tipped by bookmakers on Monday to take over from Pope Benedict XVI. William Hill bookmakers named 80-year-old Arinze as their favourite to replace the pontiff following Monday’s shock announcement of the pontiff’s resignation with odds of […]

Sate House Press Release: President Jonathan Applauds Super Eagles As Champions of Africa

President Goodluck Jonathan said today that having conquered Africa, the new Super Eagles can go on to achieve even greater glory at the World Cup in Brazil in 2014, and assured the team of every necessary support and encouragement from the Federal Government for that assignment. In a congratulatory statement to the team, which won […]

AFCON 2013 Finals in Pictures

Nigeria are worthy champions – Put

Burkina Faso coach Paul Put believes the best team won on the night, after Nigeria claimed their third Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title at the expense of his underdog side, who ended a dream run at the continental tournament. Sunday Mba scored a first-half left-footed volley as the Super Eagles secured a 1-0 victory […]


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