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They 'killed' Super Eagles in 2002, says former team Captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha




Tony Ubani, (Vanguard) - Okocha feels strongly that the decision to sack the team turned around to destroy the growth of the team.

 
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150 Nigerian students get $2m scholarships to study in the United States




Jesusegun Alagbe, (Punch) - The United States Government has offered 150 Nigerian students within the Lagos Consulate District scholarships worth $2m to study in various universities in the US.

Emotional moment when Nigerian man returned home after a year serving in US army (VIDEO)




Staff, (Punch) - A video has emerged of the raw emotion displayed by the family of a Nigerian, simply identified as Femi, when he made a surprise visit home from the United States.

U.S. returnee slumps, dies at Murtala Muhammed International Airport




Staff, (Punch) - A passenger on Emirates Airlines on Thursday slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

US-based Nigerian pastor jailed 15 years for raping teenage siblings in his New York church




Staff, (Punch) - Reuben Chizor, a US-based Nigerian pastor, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping two underage girls. According to New York Daily News, Chizor, 56, raped the sisters – aged 12 and 14 – in the basement of his church.

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, jets out and back for secret meeting with President Buhari in London




Staff, (Guardian) - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday secretly travelled to London where he held a meeting with ailing President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigeria's First Lady, Aisha Buhari, describes nation as kingdom and likens some Nigerians to animals • Says Hyenas, jackals'll be ejected from the kingdom




Staff, (Punch) - Wife of the President, Aisha, on Monday, gave an indication that God had answered Nigerians' prayers for the quick recovery of her ailing husband, Muhammadu Buhari.

EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, told UK not to give me visa, says former First Lady, Patience Jonathan




Eniola Akinkuotu, (Punch) - Mrs Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, said EFCC Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, wrote a letter to the British High Commission in Nigeria, asking the British Government not to issue her with a visa.

Late dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, injected Shehu Musa Yar'Adua with virus that killed him -Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo




ARUKAINO UMUKORO, (Punch) - A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, revealed on Saturday that the late dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha wanted him, the late Shehu Musa Yar'Adua and the June 12 hero, the late Moshood Abiola, dead while in prison.

Nigerian, Marvyn Iheanacho, accused of killing his five-year-old stepson in London




Staff, (Punch) - London resident Nigerian, Mr. Marvyn Iheanacho, has been accused of“savagely battering his girlfriend’s five-year-old son to death.” Thirty-nine-year-old Iheanacho had allegedly flew into a rage after the boy lost one of his trainers in a park in South London, Daily Mailhas reported.