Remembering Rashidi Yekini

Remembering Rashidi Yekini
By Segun Odegbami

On October 23, this year, he would have been 55 years old.

Some six years ago, ‘Gangling’ was ‘murdered’ by careless family members.

The circumstances of the untimely death, on 5th of May 2012, of legendary Nigerian football star, Rashidi Yekini, remain a mystery leaving a lingering sour taste in the mouth.

The story of that day, still shrouded in uncertainty, does not make any sense: a group of persons led by a member of his family, accosted him at the gate of his house as he returned from his regular morning football training; in broad day light, and with some neighbours watching the drama from their homes across the street, he was forced into a waiting car and driven away to an unknown destination. Some two weeks later he was brought back, and deposited in a private hospital, dead.

No one was arrested, and no one was prosecuted by the Police.

That’s how the life of one of the most celebrated football heroes in Nigeria’s history was wasted and nothing happened. The earth did not tremble and the people did not protest. Although the people mourned for a while, life eventually just went on normally as if Rashidi Yekini was a nobody, and how he died did not matter.

I hate to admit it (yet it is true) that it is only in Nigeria that a national figure of Rashidi Yekini’s stature would lose his life in such a ‘cheap’ and mysterious way and no proper investigation was ever conducted to find out ‘who did it’.

The elements were left to take their revenge.

To date, it is only the effort of a few friends that has continued to keep alive the memory of one of the greatest footballers in the history of the game in Nigeria.

Rashidi’s story is replicated in the stories of most others that also shone and their lights were extinguished by neglect and forgetfulness by successive custodians of sports administration in Nigeria.

The attitude of successive governments to sports is that of a minor irritant that occasionally unites the people during international championships, but consumes resources and injects nothing back into the economy.

That’s why, the present government can list 51 priority areas at the inception of the government and sport was not one of them.

This week, Rashidi Yekini’s beautiful goals have lit up several social media platforms, and the great Nigerian hero is being remembered and celebrated by his fans in a token effort to keep his memory alive.

It is a reality check for all athletes in Nigeria who spend the better part of their youthful life in pursuit of honour and glory not only for self but, most importantly, for country, and the life after.

The argument about whose responsibility it is to honour and remember them, and to cater for their welfare has been on for decades with no end in sight of a resolution.

So, successive governments have done nothing, and the athletes have been left to live with a situation that is obviously a very bad advertisement for Nigerian sport, a situation where heroes end up poor, neglected, forgotten, and dead, when they can very easily have become economic contributors, motivators and role models for younger generations.

Sport continues to suffer from a lack of enough understanding of what it can offer society and contribute to a country beyond the momentary moments of unity and celebrations.

Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, provides an insight into the possibilities, contributing about seven billion Dollars annually to the Nigerian economy despite surviving outside of government. Yet, that industry is still at its embryo and its impact pales in comparison to what sports (and football in particular) can offer when fully and properly managed.

Unlike Nollywood, sport cannot survive for now without government’s intervention and provision of the enabling conducive-for-business environment.

In combination with sport, the general entertainment industry, drawing on the power and passion of the young generation of Nigerians, can become one of Nigeria’s highest economic contributors outside of oil and gas within a few years.

The shock is that governments still do not see it. They do not understand how sports to can maximally impact society and make a difference in the lives of young people.

Many of us in the sports industry live in the despair of seeing how opportunities are frittering away in this ocean of endless possibilities.

Yekini is so big a football personality at the level of his achievements that his birth place and resting place could easily become ‘shrines’ for visitors to come and pay homage. Such a place exists in Vitoria de Setubal in Portugal where he played the best part of his professional football and remains the greatest African football ambassador in the club’s history.

On the eve of the 1994 World Cup, Rashidi was the most talked about African football player, with expectations reaching to the skies.

He did not disappoint.

Who would ever forget the effusive celebration of his first World Cup goal for Nigeria during the World Cup, how he screamed his own name after netting Nigeria’s first ever goal at the World Cup?

The pictures of that goal and of his celebration are etched in the minds of a global audience of football fans till this day.

On this day and in this column, I am using Rashidi Yekini as a point of contact with the Nigerian government for all the sports heroes that served this country through the decades, many of them now buried and forgotten in the archives of history, and many others too, although still alive, languishing in poverty and obscurity, waiting in line for their turn to join the army of forgotten heroes.

The treatment meted to sports heroes should be a candle to light up a dark country wasting in the midst of plenty.

Nigeria will be great one day if political leaders will do in governance what sports heroes have been doing in sports for the country.

What Nigeria needs now are political leadership and leaders with the knowledge and vision of how to go about tapping into this abundant natural human resource that does not require re-inventing the wheel, to impact society for good, forever.

There is a ‘hungry’ army of youths waiting to soak up the opportunities.

On a larger scale, Nigeria can use sport, in conjunction with the other arts, to birth a new Black Consciousness and Civilisation in the World.

I join in the celebration of the life and times of Rashidi Yekini in African football.

I am using him to also recall and draw attention to all the other heroes in all sectors of sports in Nigeria that have departed this world after diligently serving sports and the country, and are now forgotten. They remain evergreen and everlasting in our hearts.

They are too numerous to list here:
Mudashiru Lawal, Dan Anyiam, ‘Papingo’ Hudson Jaguar, Fabian Duru, Inuwa Lawal Rigogo, Layiwola Olagbemiro, Olakunle Awesu, Dele Udoh, Musa Dogonyaro, Ken Ilodigwe, Samuel Okwaraji, ‘Thunder’ Tesilimi Balogun, Jide Johnson, Patrick Okala, Yomi Bamiro, ‘Diamond Toe’ Baby Anieke, Peter Anieke, Cyril Asoluka, Ishola Folorunsho, Jumoke Bodunrin, Babayo Shehu, Ronke Akindele, Maman Jay, Yinka Craig, Esbee Oguntolu, Isaac Akioye, Felix Agbonifo, Raheem Adejumo, Lord Rumens, Jerry Ikpeazu, Babatunde Abeki, Patrick Okpomo, Olalekan Salami, J.K. Tandoh, Grema Mohammed, Sunday Dankaro, Isaac Akioye, Batande Na Allah, Alloysius Atuegbu, Tunde Bamidele, Mike Enahoro, and so on…!

Rest peacefully.
Happy 55th birthday, Rashidi Yekini.

Credit: The Guardian

News Headlines Oct 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
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The Nation
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News Headlines Oct 28, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 28, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
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How PDP govt frustrated restructuring — Osinbajo
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NLC, TUC begin strike mobilisation Wednesday
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Soldiers kill two Shiite members in Abuja
32 arrested in renewed Kaduna violence

Four die in Nasarawa boat accident
Enugu APC chairman escapes assassination attempt
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We’ve elected uneducated leaders –Sanusi
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The Nation

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Ndidi rescues Leicester as Liverpool return to top of Premier League table
Uganda confirm November 20 friendly against Nigeria
Liverpool go top as Bournemouth and Watford press on
Amnesty urges AC Milan, Juve to shun Italian Super Cup in Saudi
Ex-England manager Eriksson takes Philippines job
Three reasons you must watch the El Clasico
Meet Sadam Focus A.K.A. Smile the passionate entertainer
Policy on 41 items to stimulate economy, says CBN
Editorial: The implications of out-of-school children
I am not a Nollywood filmmaker
London literature festival at the Southbank centre
APC must (GOWO) go on with Oshiomhole
When will northern youths truly be free?
Yoruba: Time to speak truth to power
Race for government house Asaba: Right of reply
Amiwero: Our ports are becoming very unfriendly for business
Losses mount, chaos reigns as infrastructure decay robs Lagos ports of shine
What to know about thrombosis
Breast cancer: Improved lifestyle, regular screening key to reducing risks
BSUTH: Search for greener pastures reason for brain drain


MTN Pulse Campus Invasion : Ink Eze, Opeyemi Awoyemi, Busola Dance Into MAPOLY
5:28 AMCivil War Echoes: Development Of Nigeria ’ll Be Difficult Unless… – Gov Ikpeazu
15 Traits Of Baby Believers & Believers Who Are Babies
2023 Is Beyond Fashola — Chime
Okijirhie Faults Claim That Ogboru’s Ambition Is Solely Urhobo Project
AFCON 2019 : Our Target Is To Win The Title In Cameroon, Says Rohr
Foundation Set To Sensitise Youths Ahead Of 2019 Elections
Police Disagree With Ekiti Deputy Speaker On ‘Severe’ Attack On Lawmaker
Level Of Illiteracy In Nigeria, A Time Bomb — Olatunji
Roller Skating Championship Makes Debut In Abuja
WAUG 2018: UniPort Set To Raise The Bar, Ogali Declares
Support For Alex Otti Grows In Abia, Europe, US
2018 NCC Tennis: N15m Up For Grabs
Married To The Law: Married To Grace (1)
Success Shines As Watford Continue Winning Streak
Job Minders, Edufirst.NG Sign $1m MoU To Develop Skills Relevant To The Future Of Nigeria
Ogu Puts Eagles, Results First Before Personal Ambition
Again Osinbajo tackles Atiku on restructuring
FG imposes $200, $4000 fines on overstayed visitors to Nigeria
‘Igbo must vote overwhelmingly for Buhari in 2019 to get 2023 ticket’
New Electoral Act: INEC rules out e-Voting in 2019, says time too short
Re: Life in family slave camps
MTN Pulse Campus Invasion : Ink Eze, Opeyemi Awoyemi, Busola dance into MAPOLY
Frank Edwards, Mike Abdul, to storm Festac for ‘Real Worship’ concert
Nollywood set to promote AU Agenda 2063
Lagos designers champion ‘unapologetically African’ fashion
What Wizkid, Tiwa Savage seek to achieve with erotic ‘Fever’ video
FG returns Benue’s share of Paris Club refunds
Even in death, Ochanya must have justice, Benue women cry

News Headlines Oct 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Presidential poll: Outrage over Buhari’s failure to submit certificate
2019: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus, Obi, PDP chieftains plot to oust Buhari in Dubai
Initially, I didn’t believe I was pregnant, but when scan showed activities in my womb, my joy was fullest –Otubusin, woman who gave birth at 66 after 40 years of marriage
I got N165m cash gift within two weeks of becoming king –Akiolu, Oba of Lagos
I don’t have sex drive due to circumcision –Kemi Olunloyo
I can’t promise 2019 AFCON title, says Rohr
Lagos Rebels win 2018 Shitsuke Football League
Stephen Keshi Stadium to host Delta Principals’ Cup opening match
My wedding Night… With… Professor Linkin
Before Stardom With… Jemima Osunde
Discos may end up like NITEL if they don’t invest in technologies, customer engagement –Boer, CEO, All On
I’ve forgiven Wizkid –Dammy Krane
Why we recorded Open Door –Tolu Odukoya-Ijogun
Meet the new kids on the block dominating Nigerian music scene
Ayo Babalola Varsity student wins Mr. Nigeria International Heritage
Why I will never go into secular music –Bisi Alawiye
Being feminine is not a crime; Bobrisky inspires me –James Brown
Bayelsa community accuses Shell of neglect, intimidation
Vote buying: Shamaki seeks improved living standards for Nigerians
Inspector arrested for death of lover in Lagos hotel
Suspected smugglers in court for allegedly kidnapping Customs officer
NAPTIP hunts for more suspects over 13-year-old raped to death
Gunmen shoot Ekiti lawmaker
My grandson promised to make our family proud –Grandmother of Nigerian killed in Kenya
Fake naval rating detained during visit to police station
Barber drugs 14-year-old neighbour, defiles her while sleeping
N15,000 bribe: Defendant released from custody after PUNCH’s report
Five Catholic nuns abducted in Delta
APC NWC divided over plot to remove Oshiomhole
Ogun primaries: APC pacifies Amosun, offers gov three senatorial slots
2019: Top national issues that may shape political campaigns
BREAKING: Ex-Benue speaker Stephen Tsav dumps PDP for APC
Order military to release your credentials, Nigerians tell Buhari
PHOTOS: Nnamdi Kanu appears at the Wailing Wall again
Ekiti lawmaker shot on the head by unidentified gunmen
One govt withdrew N60bn from CBN in a day – Osinbajo
Air Peace Lagos-Owerri flight makes air return
Only entrepreneurship can end Africa’s economic challenges –Elumelu
‘Ondo ethanol project’ll create one million jobs’
$25bn lost to foreign ship owners in two years
10 ways to simplify your finances
Discos may end up like NITEL if they don’t invest in technologies, customer engagement –Boer, CEO, All On
While other women could spend a fortune on Jewellery, I care for food –Morayo Afolabi-Brown
I got N165m cash gift within two weeks of becoming king –Akiolu, Oba of Lagos
We have no means of testing drugs with human parts –Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG
Lafiaji rule 2018 Oba’s Cup
Tottenham to play remaining 2018 home games at Wembley
Klopp laughs off Warnock’s ‘mission impossible’ claim
I don’t have sex drive due to circumcision –Kemi Olunloyo
Save me, begs 40-yr-old man in need of N15m for kidney transplant
Nigeria may exit list of polio-endemic nations in 2019 — Rotary
‘Online diagnostics eliminates issues of drug resistance, saves cost’
IPAN to tackle drug with advanced laboratory practice
Nigerian sex workers move online to ply their trade
Beyond the glitz and razzmatazz: Silent agonies of celebrities battling depression
Cross River super highway with super headache
Finding your own beauty…
Parents, too many of your children are lost in lust!
Your donor options when trying to conceive
Routes couples can re-design a hot, erotic sex life (1)
What is the most embarrassing moment moment you’ve had in a relationship
Strive to have a servant heart in your marriage

The Nation

2019 Senate poll: Saraki faces tough battle
Army discovers missing General Alkali’s grave in Jos
2019 presidential contest: Questions over Duke’s, Mimiko’s ‘missing’ NYSC certificates
How SARS tortured me, killed 30 others, Evans tells court
Tension in Kaduna as abductors kill monarch
Minimum Wage: Minister updates Buhari, Osinbajo as FG, Governors meet on Monday
I was not disengaged by NIA, I retired voluntarily—Ex-Director
Boko Haram’s KILLING OF AID WORKER depresses me further —Leah Sharibu’s mother
Shehu Sani’s political scar may take longer to heal
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid again!
INEC to critics: go to court if you doubt candidates’ credentials
Recharging Lake Chad biggest help Europe can give Africa —Buhari
Wanted community leader submits self to police
PDP to Buhari: present your certificate to INEC
Kogi gov, Lagos Speaker, Odumakin for Young Achievers Awards
OPERATION BEAT SOUTH AFRICA (NOV. 17: Eagles seek revenge
Onyekuru trains again
Luis Suarez shows off newborn son with family
Neymar splits with girlfriend
Brazil to play Cameroon in MK Stadium
Salam plots Gonorenda’s fall in WBF title rematch at ‘Chaos in Lagos’
Rohr Commends Simba Group For Supporting Eagles
UNN students lament inaccessible portal
Poor human capital development, bane of Nigeria’s oil industry – Experts
Why I enjoy running business with my wife – Executive Trainers chair Ayodele Ogunsan inks $1m partnership with Canadian Jobminders Inc
How reforms can reduce poverty and improve food security
MTN unveils revamped XtraValue proposition
‘We ‘ll continue to fight oil sector anti-workers’ policies’
Nigeria ranks 115th in global competitiveness
Nigeria’s growing fan base for Telenovelas
One lyrical shot at stardom
New date for 15th Abuja International Film Festival
FELABRATION: “33” brings games, fun activities to Fela’s show
Collins Teke returns to radio six months after
Wizkid’s video generates wild reactions
Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Jumia kicks off 6th Black Friday campaign
Buhari’s statement at handing-over of Seme-Krake Joint Border
Sixteen things most people do wrongly
Celebrating World Food Day 2018 – Amid rising global hunger
UN day of the girl: Nigerian youth call for N50,000,000 to end FGM
Six Catholic nuns kidnapped in Delta
LUTH CMD urges health professionals to promote teamwork
Senator hails Buhari for road contract award
2019: Police declare war on clashes
Residents urge govt to fix road
Bayelsa govt and Atala oil field
Philanthropist seeks support for Bayelsa flood victims
Candidate to pay Ovia students bursary from salaries, allowances
Smiles as 300 amputees get free prosthetic limbs
Ex-agitator: why I won’t back Buhari in 2019
A capital for everyone
Commission hails FCT on infrastructure
Hospital unveiled in Abuja
Boosting economy with diaspora funds
ob plan inspires Ebonyi youths
Anambra councils diversify
Abia partners chamber of commerce, think tank
Anambra fights restiveness with skill acquisition
Kanu, IPOB: not again

The Sun

Oshiomhole on a mission to kill APC, harm Buhari’s re-election – Amosun
South East/South West battle over 2023 Presidency
I’m okay with only a child – Uche Jombo
BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap 5 Catholic nuns in Delta
Presidency: How OBJ, IBB, Abdulsalami will influence 2019 polls – Obasanjo’s ally, ex-Gov Tapgun
Buhari will retire ex-generals against him in 2019 – Mohammed Lawal
We won’t join issues with Gov Amosun – APC
South East/South West battle over 2023 Presidency
Navy intercepts 12.8m litres fake diesel in Rivers
Internet users in Nigeria hit 106m in Sept –NCC
Drug Abuse: NDLEA solicits community support in curbing menace
Ekiti lawmaker shot by unidentified gunmen
Buhari does not deserve another term, declares cleric
2019: Women’ll vote Ezekwesili if she’s in APC or PDP – Azikiwe
Electoral violence: Those who want war should put their children forward – Emmanuel
Safety rules, regulations in construction sector abandoned –NIOB
Kogi govt earmarks 37,000 hectares for workers’ housing scheme
1,400 housing units: FMBN kickstarts N8m pilot scheme in Nasarawa
ATAF re-elects Fowler as African tax chief
Minimum wage: N30,000 monthly salary not feasible –Presidency
Aggrieved APGA aspirants insist on ‘no refund, no reconciliation’Wilder rules out Joshua clash
Wozniacki suffering from arthritis
McGregor hints at boxing comeback
AWCON 2018: Falcons opponents set for Int’l friendlies
Football enthusiasts laud Gov Ugwuanyi over Rangers
Kayode gets three-game ban
Troost-Ekong not injured -Udinese
Eagles soar on FIFA ranking
Soccer: FIFA doubles prize money for 2019 Women’s World Cup
Real rakes in €88.6m for UCL win
Bale handed £300,000 fine
Ras Kimono’s wife, Efe laid to rest amidst tears
Irish movie boss brings Hollywood to Nigeria
“But, there is a God in Heaven”
Patriotism at its most wobbling
Identifying the building blocks of empowerment
Is this nation not best served by a team of rivals?
Must Read
Diamond Couple: Rev. & Mrs. Gabriel Faromb
Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ tour jacket up for auction
NNPC says PH-Enugu pipelines vandalised 600 times in 2018
Who will save APC?
America has proven Buhari right!
Life has dealt me serious blows – Dame Marie Fatayi-Williams
Men, how do you speak to women?
The scariest moment of my life – Queen Igwebueze, actress
Are you a Helicopter parent?
To share or not to share beds with children?

Daily Trust

A vote for the Shari’a step
Back pain? Use heat and cold
What’s the big deal about whole grains?
Breastfeeding reduces risk of hypertension in women
Night of shame for Pillars, Enyimba as NPFL giants fail big tests
Breaking : NSCDC personnel commits suicide after killing two others
See number of presidential, NASS candidates by different parties.
2019: INEC will not suffer difficulty due to budget passage delay — Yakubu
2019: ‘Think Tank’ launches strategies for Atiku in 774 councils
Senators Dino, Aidoko make INEC list as 67 jostle for Kogi’s senate seats
2019: INEC will not suffer difficulty due to budget passage delay — Yakubu
Plateau: 103 candidates vie for Senate, Reps seats
Okorocha, Izunaso, Uwajumogu make INEC provisional list
Sokoto gov’ship: It’s battle between Tambuwal, Wamakko
‘Why Ambrose Alli deserves presidential pardon’
2019: Why Atiku is not a threat to Buhari’s victory – Oniuwherin
Night of shame for Pillars, Enyimba as NPFL giants fail big tests
Ibrahim Musa: Kano Pillars Aiteo Cup loss is almost unbearable
Mourinho is blameless in my book
Dawanau: Inside one of Africa’s most important grain markets
‘Uber isn’t going to replace public transportation’
Nigeria, Morocco address economic challenges through strategic dialogues
2019: Candido, Isokariari clinch AMAC APC, APGA tickets
…as Galadima Ajiya, Chiya, Adamu, win APC tickets for Kuje, Abaji, G’gwalada, Kwali
Man loses motorcycle to thieves in Abaji
Buhari as a choice in 2019
Maternal and infant mortality in West Africa: Beyond the numbers
As Oshiomhole eases APC into next phase
Editorial: Averting looming energy crisis
Kannywood’s visit to Buhari: Mama Korede spits fire
FG to take position on minimum wage on Monday – Ngige
NLC President commends Okowa on workers’ welfare


2019: Order Army To Release Your Certificate To INEC, PDP Urges Buhari
Sodomy In Ondo: I Sleep With Boys Because I Don’t Have Girlfriend – Sales Boy
Nationals Sports Festival: Coaches Blast Sports Ministry Over Reduced Entries
Refuse: Ambode Backtracks, Engages 400 PSPs Operators In New Deal
Encroachment: Lagos Community Threatens To Demolish Structures On Public Land
Eagles Will Carry On Without Moses —Rohr
2019: Why Kwankwaso Is Angry
We Are Seeing Beyond Others — Udom Emmanuel
We’ll Transform Kwara– Abdulrazaq
Your Ex Could Come In Handy When You’re In-Between Lovers!
WIMBIZ: A Precursor To Public Service For Women
380,511 Patients Benefit From Medical Outreach In Kebbi –Commissioner
Traditional Ruler Warns Herdsmen Against Cattle Grazing In Nasarawa
Klopp Laughs Off Warnock’s ‘Mission Impossible’ Claim
Govs Bagudu, Lalong Assure Corps Members Of Adequate Security, Welfare.
Ganduje: Publisher Insists On Genuineness Of Bribery Video Clips
Sayoc, Florida Suspect Charged Over 13 Bombs In Mail
Sodomy in Ondo: I sleep with boys because I don’t have girlfriend – Sales Boy
FG, govs to meet Monday over N30,000 minimum wage — Ngige
Sayoc’s terrorist mail bombings must be punished to fullest extent – Trump
Ezeife, Ologbondiyan, Ozekhome flay Fashola’s 2023 S/W Presidency remark
Breaking: Gunmen abduct five Catholic nuns in Delta
Atiku declares paltry N20m yearly income
Dissolve my marriage, my husband beats me before sex, woman tells court
Interesting world of bum bum girls of Nollywood
Night of music, dance at Felabration 2018
Political thriller ‘If I am President’ premieres in Abuja
Actor Sadiq Daba now “Garkuwan Nollywood”
Reality star Jon Ogah, others thrill FCT revelers at music festival
Activities in oil & gas sector have improved tremendously – Kachikwu
Visually handicapped lecturer becomes professor in Kano
Lagos govt orders PSP operators to commence door-to-door collection of refuse
Google urges journalists to use data for news story
PROSTATE CANCER: What every man should know

New Telegraph

Buhari charges Europe, America on investment in Lake Chad
Kaduna govt reinstates 24-hour curfew over death of Traditional ruler
Tension in Kaduna as Kidnappers Kill Traditional Ruler
N500m fraud: Ondo PDP chairman challenges court’s jurisdiction
How I abandoned law, medicine for theatre arts – Edwards
Combating hunger: How far can Nigeria go?
Actress Dayo Amusa attacked critic
Friends, associates desert Fayose
Missing General: Village head, 3 others surrender to police
We won’t replace Nnamdi Kanu’s dad as monarch –Afaraukwu community
APC crisis: Oshiomhole gains more ground
Tinsel’s WENDY LAWAL: My engagement ring didn’t stop men from making passes at me
It’s time to save Kwarans from hardship –Adedoyin
Government reinstates 24-hour curfew as abductors kill traditional ruler in Kaduna
5 South-South APC chairmen pass vote of confidence in Oshiomhole
Fayose: …and the rich also cry
Electorate, not the elite will determine Buhari’s fate in 2019 –Obi
Missing General: Village head, 3 others surrender to police
Fashola’s 2023 presidency statement, an illusion –S’West PDP chair
Kachikwu bags honorary citizenship, doctorate, other awards in U.S.
Glo-sponsored CNN African Voices celebrates Afolayan, Sasore, others
Police rearraign 13 smugglers for kidnapping Customs officer
NSCDC arrests 29 suspected drug peddlers in Borno
FGC old students donate chairs, tables worth N3.6m
Rotary Club renovates school, unveil monument
MTN/CBN Court Hearing Looms Near as Minister of Finance Regrets Sanctions Levelled Against the Telco
My kids want to be like me and it gives me joy training them –Yobo
Eagles will continue to improve –Shorunmu
NCC Tennis League: Two semifinalists tickets up for grab this weekend
Rohr rejects Stephen Keshi Stadium for Seychelles tie
Zenith Bank/ Delta Principals’ Cup: Stephen Keshi Stadium to host opening match
Amputee Eagles thank Pinnick, Mikel, other benefactors
How I abandoned law, medicine for theatre arts – Edwards
‘Curbing unemployment through birth registration’
Wizkid’s ‘Fever’ video featuring Tiwa Savage garners 1.5m views in 24 hours
Fela taught me how to bake cakes –Fela’s daughter, DJ Shaarks


INEC: We Are Privy to Provisions of the Electoral Amendment Bill
PDP to Buhari: Present Your Certificate, Nigerians Not Interested in Affidavit
Buhari Wants Europe, US to Help Recharge Lake Chad
INEC: We Are Privy to Provisions of the Electoral Amendment Bill
Says it’s yet to be served Supreme Court judgement on Rivers APC Tension in Jos as Army Discovers Grave of Missing General
• District head, two others submit self to Police
NNPC Denies Funding Buhari’s 2019 Re-election Campaign
• Kachikwu earns citizenship of two US states, woos investors
Army Launches 3rd Operation Crocodile Smile in N’Delta
FG Receives Another Batch of 149 Stranded Nigerians from Libya
• Air Peace flight makes Air return over incident
NEMA Distributes Relief Materials to Rivers IDPs
Fayemi Seals Buildings Allegedly Linked to Ex-governor Fayose
APGA Plots to Win 5 States in 2019 Elections, Says Presidential Running Mate
FG to Fine Overstaying Foreigners $4000
Stakeholders Canvass Taxable Donations to Politicians
Benue Communities Commend Military for Return of Peace
24-Hour Curfew Re-imposed in Kaduna as Abducted Monarch is Killed
El-Rufai vows to bring culprits to justice Osinbajo Inaugurates 1.5MW Mini Grid Power System in Lagos
• Says provision of off grid electricity to business clusters across Nigeria on course
Udom Emmanuel: Study in Selfless Leadership
Amosun’s Aide Alleges Falsehood in APC National Spokesman’ Statement on Ogun Primaries
Is Alex Otti’s Heart Big Enough for Abia?
Nigeria’s Terrifying Debt to Revenue Ratio
Udom and Ekpo: A Synergy that Works
Entrepreneurship Key to Unlocking Economic Devt in Africa, Says Elumelu
Produce Armoured Tanks to Fight Insurgency, IG Charges Innoson
Bauchi Traders Eulogise FG for Trader Moni
Coscharis Motors Launches new Ford EcoSport at Abuja Motor Fair
Porsche launches new pop-up at La Mer
Rolls-Royce Debuts ‘Spirit Of Ecstasy’ Fabergé Egg
Victor Moses: Another Loan Spell Looms?
Alex Iwobi: Arsenal New ‘Messi’
Ambode Approves Re-constitution of Boards of Lagos State Sports Associations
Rohr Still Shocked at Moses Retirement
Gattuso’s Job on Line after Loss to Betis
WWE Women’s Revolution Hots up Live on DStv
Okolie to Spar with Fury Ahead of Wilder’s Showdown
Rohr Backs Lookman to Ditch England for Nigeria
Tips To Treating Common Cold
Tope Oshin’s ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Rattles Nollywood
Niniola Apata: I Jumped from One Reality Show to Another, Trying to Kick Start My Career
Charming Bidemi Kosoko Clocks ‘21’
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Unveil Intimate Scenes
Brymo: Creations of Other Songwriters, Vocalists Fuel My Creativity
Lagos Fashion Fair Records Big Success

The Guardian

Military uncovers open shallow grave of General, body still missing
Kaduna government reinstates 24-hour curfew over killing of abducted monarch
‘Our mission is to inspire, empower women to attain leadership positions in business, management and public service’
Osinbajo commissions power project in Lagos, says corruption is Nigeria’s biggest problem
Makarfi condemns fresh crisis in Kaduna, killing of Monarch
Ekiti seals off buildings allegedly linked to Fayose
Southern Kaduna people demand probe into crisis
NNPC denies funding Buhari’s campaign
‘They were barren for 40 years, but God finally answered their prayers’
Remembering Rashidi Yekini
Owolabi faults Rohr over ‘vote of no confidence’ on NPFL players
How i motivated Team Delta to conquer at sports festival — Uduaghan
Nishikori upsets Thiem in Vienna
‘It’s difficult to sleep after defeat’
Wozniacki diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis
Google Celebrates Stella Adadevoh On 62nd Posthumous Birthday
Odunsi, Masha, Others Set For Art X Live! 2018
MTV EMAs 2018: Nigeria’s Hauwa Ojeifo Up For Generation Change Award
Her Story Vs His story Vs The Truth
‘Politics is the art of the impossible, made possible’
Creating house rules for children
How dangerous emotions can work for you
Utter disrespect – Part 2
Eight tips on how to eat more fruit daily + recipes
Battling mental illness, musicians aren’t superhuman
#Selfcrush: Make self-love a priority
‘Education in Nigeria needs a revamp’
Finalists square up for Mr Nigeria 2018
Alice Duke emerges Miss BAIP 2018
Again, Kaduna violence erupts, state locked down
How hunger, poverty fuelled crises in Kasuwan Magani


FG Moves To Avert Labour Strike, Summons State Govs
Army Discovers Grave Of Missing General, As District Head Surrenders To Police
Kogi State Gets N4bn Sept Allocation, Begins Salary Payment Next Week
2019: INEC Publishes Forms, Particulars Of Parties’ Candidates
Abductors Kill Kaduna Chief
FAAC: Kwara Govt. Records N400m Reduction For October
I Learn From My Mistakes – Zainab
IDFP And Search For Peace
North, South Korea Agree To Scrap 22 Guard Posts At Border Next-month
Why President Buhari Will Defeat Atiku
Bauchi Opposition Style of Attack
Turkey’s Erdogan Issues ‘Final Warning’ On Syria
Case For Issue Based Election Campaign
Court Docks Cleric For N7.5m Fraud
Why President Buhari Will Defeat Atiku
IEA Underscores Importance Of LNG In Global Gas Security
NIMASA Seeks End To Avoidable Marine Accidents
PTAD Says 33% Pension Payment Arrears Ongoing
Huawei To Build ICT Talents Across Nigerian Universities
Rivers APC And Dilemma Of Supreme Court Verdict
Soccer: FIFA Doubles Prize Money For 2019 Women’s World Cup
How ‘Classic Nite’ Is Redefining Entertainment In Enugu
Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria Holds Final TV Screening Today
Tu Baba, Davido, Others, Serenade At Felabration 2018
EDITORIAL: Kaduna Crisis As A Metaphor

Police Arrest Tailor For Motorcycle Theft
Police Arrest 50-yr-old man For Selling Stolen Vehicle
Police Re-arraign 13 Suspected Smugglers For Kidnapping Customs Officer
Untapped Goldmine Of Akure City
Inside Ibadan’s Century Old Herbal Market
Zuma Rock, Myth And Reality
School Where 3000 Pupils Escape Death Everyday

FG, Sates, LGs share N698.710bn for September 2018
Ekiti govt seals buildings allegedly owned by Fayose
F-R-E-S-H: Army discovers shallow grave where missing General Alkali was buried in Jos
Unknown gunmen shoot Ekiti PDP lawmaker in the head
NEMA delivers 30 mobile shelters to IDPs in Zungeru Camp
Group drums up support for Mimiko’s presidential aspiration
66-Year-Old couple have baby after 40 years of marriage
How SARS officers tortured me, killed 30 people in my presence —Evans
Ochanya: NAPTIP DG insists on justice
Police re-arraign 13 suspected smugglers for kidnapping Customs officer in Ogun
APC crises: Oshiomhole mobilises south-south chairmen, as gang up thickens
How to resolve Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja crisis ― Traditional council
He sold my house, plot of land for N300, 000, bought an okada with it —Wife
‘I want my wife out of my house and our children in my custody —Man
My father has refused to allow me marry my heartthrob, woman tells court
She loves to fight naked; pushed me down our one-storey building —Husband
Oral health negligence; dangerous and contagious during pregnancy
Enjoy Chinese fried rice this weekend
Buhari’s re-election: Yoruba youths attack Fashola
Fever: Teebillz’s silence unbalance naysayers
‘August Meeting’ re-enacts historic Aba Women’s Riot of 1929
Willie XO’s ‘Comfort You’ appears in London billboards
Drake beats Beatles for most top 10 singles on US chart
Combining your accessories with style
Stop apportioning blame for low participation of women in politics —Princess Oyefusi