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Nigeria: Kanu Nwankwo emerge as the Super Eagles Captain for World cup

Nigeria’s Super Eagles coach, Lars Lagerback, has named the final 23-man squad for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and Nwankwo Kanu has been named captain of the Super Eagles; this is Nwankwo Kanu’s third World Cup. Victor Anichebe, Onyekachi Apam and Ikechukwu Uche were left out of the team. They have all been […]


Infamous Kaduna-based civil society gives 90 reasons for Jonathan to quit in 2011

A Kaduna-based civil society organisation, the Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria, has enumerated 90 reasons why it thinks President Goodluck Jonathan must not run in the 2011 generals elections. The group, in a statement signed by its president, Shehu Sanni, asked Mr Jonathan to respect and maintain the zoning system of the ruling People’s Democratic […]

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Nigeria- Irish Archbishop of Benin resigns over sexual affair

THE IRISH-BORN Catholic Archbishop of Benin City in Nigeria has resigned. In a statement yesterday Archbishop Richard Burke (61), who grew up in Fethard, Co Tipperary, said his resignation, which has been accepted by Pope Benedict, was because he had been unfaithful to his vow of celibacy. Early last year Archbishop Burke, a member of […]