PDP members joining APC afraid of Buhari, Chibok girls saga a set up – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday stated that members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were doing so for protection from President Buhari’s investigation of their corrupt practices. His words: “Members of the opposition defect to the APC for protection‎; they are scared of probe​ by the…

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Why Nigeria’s foreign image is getting worse – Ambassador Sunday Akpan

Former Nigerian Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Benjamin Sunday Akpan, has blamed Nigeria’s worsening foreign image on the inappropriate way citizens use social media to publish crimes and misdemeanours committed by other Nigerians. He stated this in an exclusive chat with DAILY POST in Abuja. According to him, most Nigerians did not understand that using the…

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‎University of Ibadan bans Students’ Union activities

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) on Tuesday announced the suspension of all students’ union activities. The development followed the order on students to vacate the campus. This suspension is contained in a statement by the university’s head of public relations, Olatunji Oladejo. He noted that: “The Union Executive Council and Students Representatives…

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Biafra: IPOB members hoist flag in Col. Achuzia’s village in Delta

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday hoisted its flag at Okpanam Community, the hometown of Nigerian Civil War Veteran. Col. Joe Achuzia (Rtd.) in Asaba the Delta State Capital. The flags were seen at strategic locations in Okpanam Community. This is also as the the popular Ogbe-Ogonogo market and other shops were shutdown…

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Fulani herdsmen vow to resist Benue Anti-Grazing Bill

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural association has faulted the recently passed Anti-Open Grazing Law in Benue State, describing it as obnoxious and a recipe for anarchy. The National President of the organisation, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo and the National Secretary Engineer Saleh Alhassan made the declaration on Tuesday in Abuja at a…

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1000 workers benefit from Oyo housing loan

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that about 1000 workers have so far benefited from the state government’s N1bn housing loan scheme. He stated this at the flagging off a 5.9 hectares housing project, Ajumose GRA and 14.6km road projects on Tuesday. Ajimobi who flagged off the expansion of 3.2 km Oke-Adu-Agodi Gate-Idi-Ape-Iso…

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How APC destroyed Nigeria’s economy in two years – PDP spokesman, Adeyeye

The National Publicity Secretary of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi’s led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dayo Adeyeye, has painted a gory image of how Nigeria’s economy plummeted within the past two years. In a comparative analysis of the economy under the All Progressives Congress (APC) –led federal government and the previous PDP administrations, Adeyeye stated that…

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Osinbajo appoints Dangote, Peterside, 34 others into Advisory Council Full list]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the board of the Nigerian Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council. The 36-member Council, to be chaired by Mr. Osinbajo himself, comprises representatives of the public and private sectors as well as a seven-member Technical Committee. The Council, which is to device and supervise policies that will speed up…

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Champions League final: Isco and Bale can play together – Zidane

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, has refused to confirm whether Isco or Gareth Bale will start in Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus. Zidane however claimed both players could make his starting XI. Isco was in impressive form towards the closing stages of the 2016/2017 La Liga season, as Madrid won the title. But he…

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Fani Kayode weeps for Biafra

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has penned a tear-dropping poem in honour of Biafrans killed during the civil war, thirty years ago. Fani-Kayode in the poem, said the blood of the children, men and women slain during the war, was still crying for justice, even in the grace. The outspoken former minister called…

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NPA bans hawkers, touts from ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has commenced the implementation of new security protocols in all the sea ports in the country. This came in compliance with an Executive Order issued by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, By implication, all touts and hawkers are now banned in the port, while clearing agents and motor-boys will be stopped…

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Mahrez hands in transfer request at Leicester City

Riyad Mahrez has told Leicester City he wants to leave the club this summer. The Algeria international played a big role, as the Foxes won the Premier League title last season and was named PFA Player of the Year. However, Mahrez failed to hit the same heights this season, as Leicester finished in bottom half…

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Manchester City owner, Al Mubarak angry with third place finish under Guardiola

Manchester City owner, Khaldoon Al Mubarak, has said there is “nothing to celebrate” after their first Premier League season under Pep Guardiola. Mubarak however insists that the club is heading in the right direction under Guardiola. But he admits he is irritated by messages congratulating him on them finishing third this season. “There’s nothing that…

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Former Minister’s son, Bala re-arraigned by EFCC

Former FCT Minister’s son, Shamsudeen Bala, has been re-arraigned at the Federal High Court Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The former Minister’s son is being tried on 15-count amended charge bordering on money laundering. Bala alongside four companies, were first arraigned on Feb. 1 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,…

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