Kano win second National Para-Soccer League title

Kano state’s para-soccer team on Tuesday in Abuja emerged winners of the second edition of the National Para-Soccer League. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kano won all their games in the competition to retain the title they first won back home in 2016. The Kano state team played seven games at the……

Wike tells UNIPORT to pay up taxes

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called on the University of Port Harcourt to pay up the taxes due to the State Government to enable it to fulfil its commitment to the varsity. The post Wike tells UNIPORT to pay up taxes appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

Independent National Electoral Commission Director Faces Prosecution

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded arrangements to prosecute a Deputy Director of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Akwa Ibom State, and former Electoral Officer in Rivers State, Gogo Anderson Waribo for his alleged collection of N16million from the infamous N23billion Diezani Allison Madueke’s 2015 general election…

FIFA Hands Amos Adamu Another Ban From Football Activities

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, has decided to ban the former football official Amos Adamu for two years from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level. The investigation into Mr Adamu was conducted by Dr Cornel Borbély, chairman of the investigatory chamber…

Why we are withholding Ekiti statutory allocation – Finance Ministry

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose The Ministry of Finance says that the Federal Government is not withholding statutory allocation to any state. The Director, Information, Mr Salisu Dambatta made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said that the claim by the Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State that the Ministry had…

White House confirms Trump spoke with Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. In a readout of the phone conversation, the White House said “President Donald J. Trump spoke this week with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria to discuss the strong cooperation between the United States and Nigeria, including…

I’m grateful to Nigerians- President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked all Nigerians, “Christians and Muslims alike”, for their constant prayers and kind wishes for his health. The President made his feelings known on his Twitter handle, @MBuhari, on Wednesday night, shortly after the Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and the Senate leader Ahmed Lawan visited…

No cause for alarm, Buhari is fit – Saraki

President of the Senate and Chairman National Assembly, Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that President Mohammadu Buhari who extended his medical vacation indefinitely is healthy, adding that there is no cause for alarm. Saraki made this announcement on Wednesday in terse statement. “Myself, Rt Honorable Speaker Yakubu Dogara and leader of Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan…

Pictures: Buhari receives Saraki, Dogara in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, in London where they visited him. Check the photos below:

Pharmacists Council threatens to shut illegal pharmacies in March

Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PSN, logo The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Wednesday threatened to close down all unlicenced pharmacies by March ending if they failed to regularise their operations. Mr Elijah Mohammed, the Council’s Registrar, made this known in an interview in Abuja. He said that this was in a bid to tackle…

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.72%

Inflation The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation, increased to 18.72 percent (year-on-year) in January from 18.55 percent recorded in December 2016. The CPI, which measures the average change over time in prices of goods and services consumed by people for day-to-day living, is 0.17 percent points higher…

Acting President Osinbajo Presides Over Wednesday’s FEC Meeting

R-L:Acting President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SGF, Engr. Babachir David Lawal and Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari during a previous FEC meeting After his tour of the Niger Delta, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Abuja and is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. This is the fourth…

Court Orders Forfeiture of Yakubu’s $9.8m to FG

Andrew Yakubu’s dollars found inside Kaduna slum A Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice Zainab B. Abubakar has ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9,772,000 and £74,000 recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu to the Federal Government. The order…

Court Orders Forfeiture of Yakubu’s $9.8m to FG

Andrew Yakubu’s dollars found inside Kaduna Slum A Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice Zainab Abubakar on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9.772 million and £74,000 recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu to the Federal Government. The…

Get ready to see President Buhari soon — Presidential aide

President Buhari A presidential aide, Malam Garba Shehu, has asked Nigerians to be ready to see President Muhammadu Buhari return from his medical vacation in London to the country anytime soon. Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, made the statement in an interview with Channels Television in Abuja on…