Aspirants’ lobby intensifies in APC, PDP one week to primaries

Aspirants’ lobby intensifies in APC, PDP one week to primaries • Move to adopt Udom as PDP consensus candidate builds up• Wike blasts Atiku, other aspirants for betraying PDP in 2015• S’West PDP to speak with one voice at convention, say Makinde, Fayose• Badaru withdraws aspiration to back Amaechi• Senate President begins consultations with delegates

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Troops raid kidnappers’ hideout in Akwa Ibom, kill notorious kingpin, arrest two suspects

Security operatives have killed a notorious kidnapper and gang leader in Akwa Ibom state, Otobong Moses popularly known as Oto Abasi. The criminal was gunned down in a raid carried out by troops of 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigerian Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps as well as other security agencies. The Assistant Director,

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Tottenham’s Chioma Ubogagu banned for nine months

Tottenham Women Football Club’s forward Chioma Ubogagu has been handed a nine-month ban following two anti-doping violations, the Football Association in England announced on Thursday in London. The 29-year-old, who has three England caps, admitted the violations relating to the banned substance canrenone, which was detected in a urine sample last October. The independent regulatory

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NSCDC arrests AEDC staff member in Kogi for vandalism

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Bamidele Rasaq, over his alleged involvement in the vandalism of AEDC aluminum cables. Bamidele Rasaq, 45, was arrested alongside his accomplice Isiaka John, 40, in Iyara, Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State. Parading the suspects

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