April 23rd, 2019014
In a statement on Tuesday by his media adviser, Turaki Hassan, the lawmaker listed the achievements of the assembly and how its leadership has supported the executive despite their political differences.
Dogara was reacting to an earlier statement by Tinubu, where he accused Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Dogara of having...
April 22nd, 2019060
The Federal Government has put in place measures to check the consumption of 56 million litres of petrol a day, declared by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA).
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, admitted that the figures have spiked since 2016 when the country consumed 35 million...
April 22nd, 20190113
Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”.
She disclosed this on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Yola organised by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa. Aisha, who did not reveal when or where the...
April 22nd, 2019096
Kim Kardashian has said that she would not use her privilege to get her children into a college that they couldn’t get into on their own because it wouldn’t help anybody.
“If they couldn’t get into a school, I would never want to use privilege to try to force them into a situation that they wouldn’t thrive in anyway. So...
April 22nd, 2019066
Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick and Neymar made his return from a three-month injury lay-off as Paris Saint-Germain began their Ligue 1 title celebrations with a 3-1 win over visitors Monaco on Sunday.
PSG were already confirmed as champions earlier in the day after second-placed Lille could only draw 0-0 with Toulouse,...
April 22nd, 2019064
Arsenal's hopes of a top-four finish were dented after Christian Benteke's first goal in a year helped Crystal Palace to an excellent win which confirmed their Premier League place.
Crystal Palace capitalised on some sloppy defending from Arsenal to punish the Gunners with a stunning 3-2 victory at the Emirates in a thrilling...
April 22nd, 2019063
Jürgen Klopp hailed a ‘massive’ result after Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League by beating Cardiff City 2-0.
Georginio Wijnaldum’s well-taken strike from Trent Alexander-Arnold’s inventive corner saw the Reds take the lead in the 57th minute, and the result was rubber-stamped by James Milner’s emphatic late...
April 22nd, 2019067
Everton produced a thrilling display to outclass a woeful Manchester United at Goodison Park and expose all the problems facing Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
United face a fight to secure a Premier League top-four place and Champions League football next season after 90 minutes which were little other than torture against...
April 22nd, 2019073
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex plan to take a six-month 'secondment' to Africa in the next few years.
This is a 'likely scenario' due to the rifts between Meghan and Kate; which further separated relationships between Harry and William.
The revelation came as Harry joined other members of the Royal Family at church on Easter...
April 22nd, 20190184
A British mother and son having breakfast in a five star hotel were among more than 207 people killed on Easter Sunday in eight coordinated terrorist bombings which targeted churches and tourists in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Alex Nicholson, 11, his mother, Anita, 42, were killed in the Table One cafe on the second-floor of the...
April 22nd, 2019095
LESSONS FROM GHANA !!!!
Do you know that we have Muslims in Northern Ghana just like we have Muslims in Northern Nigeria?
But they live in harmony at Ghana.
Yesterday in Ghana on Easter Sunday, the 100 year old National Chief Imam, Sheikh Sharabutu of the Muslim religion attended church services in a Christian Church.
April 21st, 2019054
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — At least 140 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago.
With a curfew...
April 21st, 2019086
As an Engineer by profession; the best way to solve a problem is to identify the problem. Once the problem is identified; it's 90% solved.
Recall that 2017 budget was N7.4 Trillion and FG spent N5.4 Trillion to import refined fuel in a country that has the best CRUDE oil in the WORLD.
The same year, the SENATE PRESIDENT, Bukola...
April 21st, 2019061
Buhari appointed Muhammad acting CJN in January after suspending Walter Onnoghen, the then CJN, who has now been convicted of fradulent assets declaration by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and has been barred for holding any public office for the next 10 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari, with the approval of the National...
April 21st, 2019058
Phil Foden scored his first Premier League goal as Manchester City battled to a 1-0 win over their Champions League conquerors Tottenham to return to the top of the table.
Four days on from their dramatic quarter-final exit at the hands of Spurs, Foden's fifth-minute header sealed a priceless victory for Pep Guardiola's side on an...
April 20th, 2019078
Having lost back-to-back games against SPAL and Ajax in their previous two matches, Massimiliano Allegri would've been desperate for his side to wrap the title up on Saturday.
Juve certainly weren't at their best and struggled for large parts of the game to create any clear-cut opportunities, but they did just about enough to get the...
April 20th, 2019063
The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.
The NCEF claimed the development was a continuation of the “jihad that began with the overthrow of...
April 20th, 2019169
A truck driver has been crushed to death in Aba by a cargo train. The accident occurred at about 10 p.m. on Friday at the railway crossing behind Eziukwu Market off Cemetery Road by Ogbonna Road in the commercial city.
According to reports, the truck got stuck on the rail track and was unable to start.
The truck driver...
April 20th, 2019069
Unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked a popular tourist resort in Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, killing two and abducting three others.
The state police command spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said the gunmen who were armed with dangerous weapons invaded the Kajuru Castle Resort at...
April 20th, 2019062
Many did not know that Kingsley Moghalu was the brain behind Treasury Single Account (TSA) when he was Deputy Governor of the Central Bank.
All is not well with the Finance Ministry under APC Government
In 2015; CRUDE oil PRICES dropped to $27 per BARREL. Since then; it has grown from $27 to $70 per BARREL in 2019.
April 20th, 2019067
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.
Buhari made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba...
April 20th, 2019094
The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.
The Chairman Council of Chiefs, who is also the Emir of Anka, made the apology when a...
April 19th, 2019064
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the N30,000 minimum wage bill into law.
Mr Peter Ozo-Eson, General Secretary, NLC and Mr Bobboi Kaigama, the President of TUC in a separate interviews on Friday in Abuja, described the action as laudable.
April 19th, 2019082
Itse Sagay, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Anti-Corruption, says Walter Onnoghen, the convicted former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) should have resigned earlier, instead of fighting dirty.
In interview with New Telegraph, Sagay said Onnoghen should not have allowed some...
April 19th, 2019070
President Buhari has commended the relationship between Nigerian and India, describing it as “Nigeria’s biggest trade partner’’, especially in crude oil sales.
Buhari in a signed statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, called for a stronger mutually beneficial partnership...
April 19th, 2019056
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians not to give up on the nation in the face of unabating violence and misery.
Mr Jonathan, who stated this in his Easter goodwill message, also enjoined Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, unity, sacrifice and hardwork as necessary instruments for the fixing of what has gone...
April 19th, 20190105
Following his selfless and unalloyed dedication in ensuring daily security of Nigerians, the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) has named its newly established Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies after the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai.
Personally, I am not against giving honour to whom it is...
April 19th, 2019055
Presdent Buhari in his 2019 Easter message says he rejoices with all Nigerians, especially the Christian brethren on the glorious occasion of the celebration of Easter 2019.
He went on to say, 'easter is the most important feast in the Christian calendar and represents God’s redemptive mission over humanity, the triumph of...
April 19th, 2019086
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
In a press release on Thursday night, signed by his Special Assistant on media, Anietie Ekong, Senator Akpabiodisclosed that he had...
April 19th, 2019068
The Organised Private Sector (OPS) says signing the new minimum wage into law is an indication of President Muhammadu Buhari’s passion and concern for workers in the country.
NAN reports Mr Timothy Olawale, Director General of NECA, as making the statement at the OPS meeting on Thursday in Lagos.
April 19th, 2019094
Real Madrid will complete the £86million signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea 'within a matter of days'.
The deal for the Belgian forward is on the verge of being made official, according to Spanish newspaper Marca, and Hazard will become Real's third signing ahead of next season.
Eden Hazard's move to...
April 19th, 2019073
Arsenal keeper Petr Cech says his side made a "very difficult" trip to Napoli "look easy" to seal a 3-0 aggregate win and reach the Europa League last four.
Alexandre Lacazette's first-half free-kick into the top corner earned victory on the night after the hosts had had the better of the early chances.
"We controlled the game...
April 18th, 2019063
The Code of Conduct Tribunal has convicted the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen of breach of Code of Conduct for Public Officers.
Reading the lead judgment, the tribunal chairman, Danladi Umar, ordered the immediate removal of Onnoghen from office as the CJN.
April 17th, 2019077
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Wednesday, quoted a circular issued by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), that the reports should be submitted to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President.
April 17th, 20190114
Liverpool set up a Champions League semi-final with FC Barcelona by beating FC Porto 4-1 at Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday night.
Goals from Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk rendered Eder Militao’s header a consolation and wrapped up a 6-1 aggregate triumph for the Reds in their last-eight...
April 17th, 20190118
Tottenham booked their place in the Champions League semi-finals in dramatic fashion on an incredible night at the Etihad.
Raheem Sterling and Heung-Min Son both scored twice in the first half and the hosts held a 3-2 advantage at the break with Bernardo Silva also finding the net.
It appeared Sergio Aguero had set City on course...
April 17th, 20193189
Former Vice President and PDP Presidential candidate in the February 23rd presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has insisted the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shows he defeated President Buhari in the presidential election.
In his submission to the presidential election tribunal,...
April 17th, 2019071
The All Progressives Congress (APC) have announced that the party has adopted Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th assembly.
The party affirmed that the decision was reached after an ”intensive” deliberation with the APC House of Reps members-elect in a dinner with President...
April 17th, 2019077
Some gunmen had invaded the community on Sunday night, killing a pregnant woman and 15 others while 11 others were injured in the process.
Police authorities in the state confirmed the figures today and according to the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations in the command, Umar Nadada, the incident occurred...
April 17th, 2019068
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government has set up a Presidential Task Force to dismantle all checkpoints on the Nigeria-Benin route to encourage trade and regional integration.Onyeama said this on Monday in Abuja when members of ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme Task Force at the borders of...
April 16th, 20190107
Manchester United saw their Champions League dreams ended by a 3-0 defeat at Barcelona .
The Red Devils were well beaten at the Nou Camp and were on the receiving end of a Lionel Messi masterclass.
It was a night which magnified the extent of the task at hand for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - and the new permanent...
April 16th, 2019073
Ajax dumped Juventus out of the Champions League as a stunning 2-1 second-leg victory at Allianz Stadium on Tuesday completed a famous 3-2 quarter-final triumph.
Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt scored either side of half-time to overturn Cristiano Ronaldo's opener and send the Eredivisie side through to the last four of the...
April 15th, 2019087
Another chance to cut the pretentious down to size and remind the world why, in his estimable opinion, Arsenal lack 'cojones'. Yet since he first made that claim on the back of a winning goal last season, matters have conspired against Deeney. He missed a penalty at the Emirates Stadium and here came further poetic justice.
April 14th, 20190122
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on his victory in the parliamentary election.
Mr Netanyahu will continue as prime minister after his coalition emerged victorious in the elections in Israel.
In a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Mr Buhari extended his “best...
April 14th, 20190128
It is no longer news that Bola Tinubu has expressed his intention to become the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. But he needs a running mate who is Christian.
Boss Mustapha has been positioned for the job. Bola Tinubu has a big huddle to cross because of the fact that many people believe that he is extremely greedy.
April 14th, 2019077
Raheem Sterling scored twice against Crystal Palace to inspire Manchester City to a ninth straight Premier League win after a dominant performance at Selhurst Park.
The impressive victory briefly lifted Pep Guardiola's side, who had started the day second in the table, one point clear to the top.
However, Liverpool returned to the...
April 14th, 20190147
Benue Police Command on Sunday confirmed the assassination of one Orkuma Amaabai, son of PDP’S national ex-officio member, Prince Yandev Amaabai.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP. Ms Catherine Anene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Makurdi that the deceased was shot by unknown gunmen in Gboko...
April 14th, 20190130
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has written a letter to Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, demanding information on the “loss of $60 billion oil revenue under the freedom of information (FOI) act.”
In the letter dated April 10, the human rights lawyer requested Kachikwu to provide details on how...
April 14th, 2019076
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused PDP’s presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, of manufacturing results of the last presidential election
The electoral umpire filed its response on Thursday at the tribunal in Abuja. It distanced itself from an electronic sheet that purportedly...
April 14th, 2019083
Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a victory over Chelsea at Anfield.
Manchester City had briefly gone to the summit with their win at Crystal Palace earlier in the day.
But Jurgen Klopp's Reds showed no sign of nerve as they continued their excellent Anfield record.
Sadio Mane headed the opener after good...
April 14th, 2019098
Chelsea Will Meet Waterloo At Anfield Today.
Welcome to Anfield where we'll have live coverage of the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Chelsea.
The Blues travel to Anfield knowing that they will need a win to keep in the race for the top four, but the pressure is also on the hosts with Jurgen Klopp's side firmly in...
April 14th, 20190181
Shehu Sani cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) over its recent motion filed at the Presidential Election Tribunal.
He noted in a tweet on Saturday that such a motion can reignite sour relationships between Nigeria and Cameroun. He wrote;
“Be cautious in your politics not to reignite Nigeria Cameroun frosty historical...
April 13th, 2019062
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has advised Senators and Reps elect to see themselves as Ambassadors sent to salvage the country
Speaking at a dinner organised for the members and senators-elect in Abuja, he stressed that the most effective way of making this happen is through a knowledge-based...
April 11th, 2019086
News outlets say Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has resigned after nearly four months of demonstrations against his autocratic 30-year rule.
Both the Associated Press and Reuters say they have learned from government sources that the 75-year-old ruler will step down and that consultations are underway to form a transitional...
April 11th, 20190159
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed says the Federal Government will look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy as part of strategies to boost revenue.
Ahmed said this on Thursday on the sideline of the IMF/World Bank meetings currently taking place in Washington DC, United States of America.
Ahmed made the disclosure while...
April 11th, 20190106
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said he was pleased with how his side "suffered" before beating Slavia Prague in their Europa League quarter-final first leg.
Marcos Alonso's late goal secured a 1-0 win from a difficult match in Prague.
Sarri said his side have improved from earlier in the season, when they would "immediately concede"...
April 11th, 2019080
In an open night of football, Arsenal beat Napoli 2-0 in their Europa League quarter-final.
Goals from Aaron Ramsey and Lucas Torreira have given Arsenal a good lead to take to the second leg, beating Napoli 2-0 at the Emirates this evening.
Unai Emery welcomed back Laurent Koscielny and Lucas Torreira to his starting line-up, and...
April 11th, 20190111
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We budget ₦462 billion for education and ₦1.3 trillion for security. We have 65 million youths and children and we are spending ₦462 billion to educate them. We have less than 100,000 terrorists and we are spending over ₦500...
April 11th, 20190202
While Ole Gunnar Solskjaer managed to pull off the great escape against Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League, questions still remained over Manchester United's home form from the first leg against the Parisians.
The Red Devils have severely underperformed at Old Trafford in Europe's elite...
April 10th, 20190107
Juventus took the lead on the stroke of halftime as Portuguese forward Ronaldo began an attacking move inside his own half before sprinting down field and diving to head in a clever chip from Joao Cancelo.
Ajax equalised 30 seconds into the second half after Cancelo lost control of the ball to allow David Neres to run down the left...
April 10th, 2019082
European Union leaders agreed to delay the deadline for Britain's departure from the bloc until October 31, with a review at the end of June, EU diplomats and officials said today.
European Council President Donald Tusk said he would now meet British Prime Minister Theresa May to present the extension plan. May had asked...
April 10th, 20190133
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United can pull off a surprise victory against Barcelona but has warned his former club that Lionel Messi will want to 'leave his footprint' at Old Trafford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side go into the game as underdogs, just as they did against Paris Saint-Germain in the last round, but despite the...
April 10th, 2019096
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed 21 people killed by armed bandits in Banono and Anguwan Aku communities in the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Kaduna, Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the death figure in a statement on Tuesday.
He added that three other persons were injured during the attack which...
April 10th, 2019063
The Senate on Tuesday, passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill.
This followed the presentation of a concurrence report by Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, at plenary.
One of the major objectives of the bill is to improve funding for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
In his remarks, the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola...
April 10th, 2019086
The Police Service Commission has approved with immediate effect the dismissal of nine senior Police officers for gross misconduct. It also approved the reduction in rank of another six officers for different cases of misconduct.
Ikechukwu Ani, the PSC spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday that this was...
April 10th, 2019086
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 2, 2019, to conduct governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC's National Commissioner made the announcement following a meeting of the electoral body at its headquarters in Abuja where it approved the Timetable and Schedule of...
April 10th, 2019086
PM Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term after almost complete results from Israel's election suggest a new right-wing coalition.
His Likud party is expected to finish with a similar number of seats as ex-military chief Benny Gantz's centrist Blue and White alliance.
But Likud and right-wing allies are set...
April 10th, 2019064
Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino scored first-half goals to give Liverpool a 2-0 advantage after the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final with FC Porto.
Keita opened the scoring at Anfield on Tuesday night after five minutes before Firmino doubled the lead with 26 minutes on the clock.
Roberto Firmino scores the second...
April 9th, 2019077
A second-half strike from Son Heung-min gave Tottenham a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie.
Sergio Aguero missed a first-half penalty and Harry Kane was forced off injured before Son's strike settled the first European match at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on...
April 9th, 2019080
President Buhari met with six different groups of investors at the sidelines of the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He had a message for them all: Come to Nigeria and prosper. Come and have handsome returns on your investments, within the shortest possible time.
Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum is a member of the...
April 9th, 2019086
On June 13, 2017, the Minister of State for Petroleum announced that the FG would invite the original builders to revamp the refineries.
Kachikwu said there was a consensus within the government circles that the original refineries builders (ORBs), which are Saipem for Warri; JGC for Port Harcourt; and Chiyoda for Kaduna, should be...
April 9th, 2019072
Honourable Abdulmuminin Jibrin who is representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency of Kano State in the House of Representative says Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge as the next Speaker of the House.
He stated this on Monday while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today, ahead of the inauguration of the ninth...
April 9th, 20191475
Femi Otedola, has offered to foot the medical bill of ailing former Super Eagles’ coach, Christian Chukwu.
In a chat with The Cable, Otedola said he will foot the entire cost of the operation as a “token of support to a great Nigerian who served his country to the best of his ability”.
Chukwu, one of Nigeria’s most...
April 9th, 2019090
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to take the country into his confidence about his dealings with scandal-plagued Bosasa.
Malema says the EFF is calling on all African National Congress (ANC) officials who’ve been implicated in the state capture commission to...
April 8th, 2019092
Hazard, who has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer dribbled five players during a stunning run, before putting the ball at the back of net in a solo effort moves.
He added a late second goal to cap a magnificent individual performance in an entertaining game.
His composed second in time added on iced the...
April 7th, 2019086
The Debt Management Office, on Thursday, revealed plans to issue the country’s first 30-year naira bond in a move to attract long-term investors and extend the maturity profile of its debt.
As reported by Reuters, the country, which has been racking up debt to boost the sluggish economy and fund infrastructure projects, recorded a...
April 7th, 20190105
Phil Jagielka's first Premier League goal in two years gave the hosts the lead after 10 minutes and after a dismal second-half performance, Arsenal fell to a sixth away defeat of the season.
Arsenal coach Unai Emery made two changes from the 2-0 win over Newcastle, bringing in Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Mohammed Elneny for...
April 6th, 20190117
Britain has begun issuing passports with the words “European Union” removed from the front cover -- despite Brexit being delayed and its political leaders deadlocked over how to extricate the country from the bloc.
The interior ministry said Saturday that a longstanding decision to start introducing passports without reference to...
April 6th, 20191145
Second Republic member of House of Representatives, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has said that the north will present a candidate for 2023 presidential election, stressing that zoning and rotation of power have collapsed.
In an interview with Daily Sun, Mohammed said henceforth, any region with the political strength can claim the coveted...
April 6th, 20190121
Pep Guardiola's team performed below expectations but Gabriel Jesus' stooping header takes Manchester City to FA Cup Final.
Brighton dominated possession but couldn't convert the opportunities to goals.
Manchester City defender Kyle Walker was fortunate to escape a first-half red card after a VAR review for thrusting his head into...