How Northerners were excluded from movie “The Wedding Party” & other Top Stories In The NEWS Today!

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you the top stories in the news today 7th of March, 2017.


How Northerners were excluded from movie “The Wedding Party” – Bello Shagari

Filmmaker and grandson of Shehu Shagari, Bello Bala Shagari, recently expressed his thoughts about the exclusion of Northerners from “The Wedding Party” movie.

I know why southerners want restructuring and northerners don’t – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has renewed his call for restructuring, saying he understands why many of those calling for restructuring are from the south, while the bulk of the opposition to it comes from the north.

FINALLY: FG releases much-awaited economic recovery plan

The federal government has finally released its economic recovery and growth plan (ERGP), which has been in the works since 2016.

I Am Quitting Music, I Have All I Need – Davido (VIDEO)

Nigerian singer, Davido has announced he is quitting music.In a video he uploaded on Youtube yesterday, he bragged about his riches, saying, “Davido quits music! We no need am.

President Trump’s new immigration ban: Who is barred and who is not

President Trump on Monday issued a new immigration ban order, a month after a panel of federal judges blocked key parts of his initial order.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is not a ‘Nigerian’ – By Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri

After watching the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Benin City, Edo State, on TV live during his fact finding meeting with the good people of Edo state, I realized that he is totally not a Nigerian. He listened to all speakers with rapt attention and concentrated interest.

12 years after, #Apo6 victims to get justice this Thursday.

A judicial drama that has lasted almost 12 years will reach a milestone on Thursday when Justice Ishaq Bello of the FCT High Court, Abuja, is scheduled to deliver judgement on the infamous Apo Six killings.

Outrage as Ben Carson refers to African slaves as “immigrants”.

President Donald Trump’s housing secretary provoked a firestorm Monday by saying slaves brought from Africa were “immigrants” who dreamed of success for their families in the United States.

Police arrests herbalist who was paid N700,000 to aid dreaded kidnapper Vampire’s escape

The police high command has arrested the most trusted herbalist of the late kidnap-for-ransom kingpin, Henry Chibueze, popularly known as Vampire, who had in the last few years operated with terror in the Southeastern and South-South states.

Osinbajo flags-off Lagos-Ibadan rail line, project to create 500,000 jobs.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has flagged off the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage railway line, stating that the national rail project will create half-a-million jobs.

“I’ve muted President Trump on Twitter, he’s a distraction” – Anderson Cooper [Video]

Think it’s hard to avoid the constant news flash that is the Trump presidency? When you’re the host of a news show, it’s impossible.

Bash Ali sues sports minister, seeks N1 billion damages

International boxing champion, Bash Ali has filed a N1 billion suit against the minister of sports before a High Court of Abuja, over the alleged violation of his fundamental human rights.

For sitting on Tor Tiv’s throne, 30-year-old man, Stephen Nyitse jailed four years.

A 30-year-old man, Stephen Nyitse, who sat on the Tor Tiv’s throne shortly before the new king was installed on Saturday in Gboko, Benue State, has been jailed for four years.

ECOWAS Court Dismisses Application To Stop Nnamdi Kanu’s Suit Against FG

The ECOWAS court sitting in Abuja, has dismissed an application filed by the Federal Government seeking to quash a suit filed by the self-styled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr Nnamdi Kanu.

Robert Mugabe caught sleeping during Ghana Independence Day celebration

A photo of Zimbabwe president allegedly sleeping at Ghana’s 60th Independence celebration has gone viral. The lethargy leader was among the many African leaders who graced the country’s 60 Independence Day anniversary parade.

“Nigeria Police is One of the Best in the World” – Lagos CP

For a megacity like Lagos, crime fighting is not done with kid gloves. The only reason Lagosians can go to sleep with both eyes closed, is because there is tough cop in town, who despite all the societal and systemic challenges, is not undaunted.

Ibrahimovich to serve three-match ban after accepting FA’s charges

Manchester United has been dealt a severe blow as Zlatan Ibrahimovich is set to serve a three-match ban after accepting the English FA’s charge of violent conduct in an EPL match in which Zlatan was seen pulling an elbow action on Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings.

REPORT: Recreational use of Marijuana is no longer a crime in Israel

In Israel’s divisive political climate, a common cause between right and left has emerged: cannabis. Israel’s Cabinet decriminalized the recreational use of cannabis, or marijuana, at its weekly meeting on Sunday in a move hailed by politicians from across the spectrum.

50 year old Japanese footballer becomes oldest professional player

Many footballers retire before 40, and although some goalkeepers keep past that age, it is rare to see a footballer still playing at 50.

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