Anti-graft agency, EFCC arrests political blogger, Abubakar Sidiq for allegedly making a post on them

According to multiple sources, popular political blogger, Abubakar Sidiq Usman, founder of abusidiqu.com, was this morning arrested allegedly by EFCC for making a post about the anti-graft agency. The agency, EFCC, is yet to make an official statement on the reasons behind the arrest of the political blogger. Meanwhile, well meaning Nigerians have taken to… Read More Anti-graft agency, EFCC arrests political blogger, Abubakar Sidiq for allegedly making a post on them

NDA sponsorship claim is idiotic, mischievous and uncalled for – GEJ’s aide

Our attention has been drawn to a malicious claim by a shadowy group which calls itself the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) to the effect that many notable Ijaw and other Niger Delta leaders and elders, especially those perceived not to be too close to the powers that be, are the alleged sponsors of the… Read More NDA sponsorship claim is idiotic, mischievous and uncalled for – GEJ’s aide

Ten-year-old boy dies on world’s largest waterslide in Kansas

A ten-year-old boy has died on a waterslide, tagged as the world’s biggest, in the US state of Kansas. A spokeswoman for the Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City said it was saddened by the death and the park had been closed pending an investigation. The incident happened on Sunday on the Verrueckt ride, which… Read More Ten-year-old boy dies on world’s largest waterslide in Kansas

Bomb blast in Pakistani hospital leaves 42 dead, dozens injured

A bomb blast has killed 42 people at a hospital in the city of Quetta in south-west Pakistan, police say. Dozens of people were injured in the attack, which happened at the entrance to the emergency department where the body of a prominent lawyer shot dead earlier on Monday was being brought. The casualties included… Read More Bomb blast in Pakistani hospital leaves 42 dead, dozens injured

Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeat Sweden 1-0 to advance to quarter-finals

Nigeria defeated Sweden 1-0 at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus on Sunday to reach the quarter finals of the 2016 Olympic Games. Samson Siasia’s men dominated the game but could only convert one of their numerous chances via a first half header from Sadiq Umar. The Nigerians, who looked to have fully recovered from the… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeat Sweden 1-0 to advance to quarter-finals