Tuesday , July 16 2019

Nigeria’s Cole eyes KO in undercard bout

NIGERIA’s Gift Cole, contesting in the Welter-Weight division has been listed for one of the undercard bouts when American boxing star Floyd Mayweather challenges Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto for the World Boxing Association (WBA) junior middleweight title on May 5.  Gift told The Nation Sport in a chat that …

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Acadiana’s News Leader Nigeria: 7 killed in newspaper office bombings

By BASHIR ADIGUN and JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) – A suicide bomber and a man armed with explosives attacked two Nigerian newspaper offices on Thursday, killing seven people and wounding at least 26. The radical Islamic sect Boko Haram claimed responsibility. Boko Haram said it coordinated the attacks …

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Group Tasks Delta Assembly On PDO Bill

  BENIN CITY- two personalities, both Professors and traditional rulers, have surmounted the first initial screening process for achievers on Edo Personality Almanac for hte year 2013. Qne of them is Professor Ereyinmwen Ogiegbean, who is also the Enogie of Ogbeson, and the other is Professor Frank Akenzua who doubles …

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Ex-Osun lawmakers pass vote of confidence on Aregbesola

•Lagos ACN warns PDP Southwest •‘Disregard allegations against governor’ Former members of the Osun State House of Assembly on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) have passed a vote of confidence on Governor Rauf Aregbesola.  The lawmakers served between 1999 and 2003. In a communique by their …

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Mission Impossible for Leopards?

Posted: 2012-04-26 11:32 Black Leopards travel to play Warri Wolves on Sunday, but face a daunting record: in Nigeria only 3.8% of matches are won away. Leopards are up against Warri Wolves in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup second round tie. Nigerian sides have traditionally been exceptionally …

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Judgement Day: Ibori Bags 13 Years Imprisonment!

James Onanefe Ibori, the former Governor of Delta State was on Tuesday sentenced to 13 years imprisonment by a Southwark Crown Court in London for money laundering. He was accused of laundering over 157 million pounds sterling. Ibori’s trial and imprisonment has gone a long way in showing that the Nigerian …

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Summit: Delta Declares 2 – Day Public Holiday

ABUJA- Some farmers in the FCT have criticized the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) for its inaccurate weather forecasts and delay in releasing the 2012 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP). Speaking with newsmen, Chief Moses Gilbert, an Agricultural Scientist, blamed NIMET for not releasing its SRP in January when farmers would be …

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Uduaghan Defends N7.4 Billion Airport Project

Asaba — Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has justified the amount budgeted for the renovation work going on at the Asaba airport ahead of today’s South South economic summit where President Goodluck Jonathan, and his Rwandan counterpart are expected to attend. Uduaghan, who spoke with newsmen, confirmed that the …

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Bawa, the Hausaman who prefers living in the South-South

AREWA REPORT Bawa, the Hausaman who prefers living in the South-South From ABDULGAFAR ALABELEWE, who was in AsabaThursday, April 26, 2012 Alhaji Bawa Abdullahi, popularly known among the Hausa community in Asaba, Delta State, as Honourable Bawa is from Kaduna State. He was born in Asaba about 45 years ago. …

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