Former Saudi FM Prince Saud al-Faisal dies

A former Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, is dead, according to Saudi sources. He reportedly died two months after he was replaced following 40 years on the job. Al-Faisal, who was appointed in 1975, was…

Fani-Kayode Goofed On Boko Haram Bombs

By Prof. Ishaq Akintola   Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister and spokesperson of the campaign organization of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday said that Nigerians asked for the recent upsurge in Boko Haram attacks…

Emmanuel Emenike, Adebayor embrace Islam?

Over the weekend, two `Emmanues’ and popular African footballers – Emmanuel Emenike and Emmanuel Adebayor  – reportedly converted to Islam. It was gathered that Emenike announced his new faith during a conversation with a coach…

DSS demotes Ogar

The Director-General, Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Musa Daura, has reversed the promotion of the agency’s former spokeswoman, Ms Marilyn Oga and 44 others. Sources said that the promotion, in the first instance, was…

NFF sacks Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles. A statement by the NFF Executive Committee on Saturday said this decision was…