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The newly-sworn in Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Olamide George, has insisted that the impeachment exercise carried out by 18 members of Assembly remains irreversible despite all efforts to intimidate them. George stated this during a press conference in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, where he spoke ...
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Davido on Wednesday fumed over alleged disapproval of venue for his show scheduled for December. He accused Eko Atlantic of stating that he could not use their premises. Eko Atlantic is an exclusive new city rising from the Atlantic Ocean, adjacent to Victoria Island in Lagos. Davido tweeted: “So my ...
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President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo on Wednesday decried the state of infrastructure in the South East zone. NAN reports that he spoke in Enugu during Igbo leaders’ meeting with PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Nwodo lamented that the South East had not been carried along in the ...
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The Nigeria Football Federation has provided the real reason Chelsea forward, Victor Moses, retired from international football. Speaking through its second Vice Chairman, Shehu Dikko, the NFF said that the player told them he was retiring because of the coming of new Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri. Moses announced his retirement ...
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A former England, Chelsea and Liverpool star, Joe Cole has said that former Super Eagles goal minder, Vincent Enyeama is a better goalkeeper than Arsenal goalie, Petr Cech. Cole, who recently announced his retirement from football said Enyeama is the best shot stopper he played with during his career The ...
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The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has said the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, will soon be declared wanted. Chairman of the panel, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla said his panel would any moment, obtain arrest warrant on ...
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ABUJA – Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has blamed middle men who he accused of inflating the prices of paddy rice, as being responsible for high cost of local or Nigerian rice in the markets. Ogbeh stated this in Abuja during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding ...
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IBADAN – The Board of Governors of the International School of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday rose from its meeting with a resolution that the dress code of the school should be maintained. The Board under the leadership of Professor Adeyinka Aderinto resolved that “the dress code as contained in ...
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The World Cup semi-finalists are seeking to take a big step towards the Nations League finals by continuing their perfect Group Two record Go to News Source Author: ...
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SFS Fixed Income Fund (“the Fund” or “SFS FIF”) has been affirmed a rating of “AA(f)” by DataPro Limited, a leading and experienced credit rating and compliance consulting firm in Nigeria. According to DataPro, the long term rating of “AA(f)” indicates the Fund’s lower risk. The rating is backed by ...
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ABUJA – In an effort to support 250 million people globally to abandon open defecation and 60 million to gain access to at least basic sanitation services by 2021, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is convening industry, financial institutions, governments and development partners to deliberate in shaping healthy sanitation markets ...
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ABUJA – Dr.  Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, has disclosed that African Region has experienced a six-fold increase in diabetics Type 2 from 4 million in 1980 to 25 million in 2014. This means that in 34 years (from 1980 to 2014) the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes has ...
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LAGOS – Barrister Oweilaemi Pereotubo, National President, Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) worldwide, has said that a statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari describing Nigerians clamouring for restructuring as “loose and lazy” was in bad faith. The IYC president in a statement made available to DAILY INDEPENDENT on Wednesday also reiterated the ...
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OWERRI – Joseph Aremu, Imo State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Wednesday reinstated its commitment towards ensuring that speed limit device is applied to all road users to reduce road crashes. This is even as he lauded Imo State government for recently embarking on zero pothole policy. Aremu disclosed ...
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BENIN – Aviary Club of Nigeria, a Non-governmental Organisation, has commended Governor Godwin Obaseki’s job creation and ICT development programmes in Edo State in the last two years. The club extolled the giant stride and achievements of the administration’s two years in office in the state. The group disclosed that in ...
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The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has threatened to declare the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma wanted. In a chat with Vanguard, the Chairman of the Panel, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla noted that the move became necessary ...
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The first-ever joint humanitarian fund involving private sector as donors will be launched by UN and Nigerians. The post UN, Nigeria mobilise firms for North East’s fund appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor MM ...
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After a five-day visit to France for first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, President Muhammadu Buhari returns to Nigeria. The post Buhari returns from France appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor MM ...
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The Super Eagles will be seeking a revenge when they meet the Bafana Bafana in Johannesburg, South Africa in the Nations Cup qualifier on Saturday, according to Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho. The Super Eagles will be looking forward to avenge their first leg 2-0 defeat to South Africa in ...
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday lambasted Ekiti governor, Kayode Fayemi for saying that Nigerian university professors earn same salary of N500, 000 as state governors or even more. The union stated that the utterance had shown the mental state of those in the current government of ...
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The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also ...
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The Red Devils' all-time leading goalscorer had been hoping to hang up his boots in Manchester and admits a chat with Jose Mourinho led him to move on Go to News Source Author: ...
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Former Super Eagles left back, Ifeanyi Udeze has predicted that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa will not be easy. He also predicted a draw, saying it will be good enough for the Eagles to book their place in the tournament proper. Nigeria currently ...
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Tottenham star, Christian Eriksen, has said that Real Madrid ace, Gareth Bale, follows Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in ranking for world best players. Ericksen said Messi and Ronaldo are the best players in the world but Bale is ‘very close behind them.’ Ronaldo and Messi are generally recognised as ...
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Brazilian legend, Cafu, has has tipped his countryman, Vinicius Junior to replace Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid. Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus in the summer after helping the LaLiga giants win third Champions League in a role. Real Madrid have already sacked one manager since Ronaldo’s exit, with Julen ...
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The young duo prepare to do battle at Wembley Stadium on Thursday, after doing so in training at the Bundesliga table toppers Dortmund Go to News Source Author: ...
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The Senate, revealed that it has uncovered illegal withdrawals of sums totaling $1,151,609 billion, from the dividends accounts of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. This is apart from the $1.05 billion, which the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the NNPC, Maikanti Baru, ...
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The Man City star has earned the right to captain an experimental national side on Thursday, according to the Three Lions boss Go to News Source Author: ...
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Mr Falana seeks fiat to prosecute the accused persons for their various roles in the scam. The post Alleged N170mn Fraud: Falana writes AGF, wants power to prosecute seven accused appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Bassey Udo ...
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The All Progressives Congress (APC,) has described as an affront on the Igbo people the reported endorsement of the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar by some south east leaders led by Chief Ben Nwabueze. In his reaction to the endorsement on Wednesday, National Publicity Secretary of ...
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A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday remanded an impersonation suspect, Bada Azeez Ayoola, in prison custody following his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo made the order after Ayoola, 38, pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of impersonation, false pretence and making ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has told the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to be cautious of scammers around him. Buhari said that the former Vice President has surrounded himself with same people that failed with former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. Speaking through, Festus Keyamo, SAN, the spokesman ...
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The last training of Super Eagles on Wednesday recorded a protest by over 300 football fans, who confronted security agents after they were shut out of the stadium. The team has been camping at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. Nigeria will on Saturday take on Bafana Bafana of ...
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The Liverpool defender appeared to try to provoke the Spaniard in a recent interview, but the Los Blancos star is not willing to hit back Go to News Source Author: ...
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James Rodriguez faces several weeks on the sidelines after Bayern Munich announced the midfielder has a knee injury. The Colombia international has started five Bundesliga games and was an unused substitute for Saturday’s 3-2 Klassiker defeat away to Borussia Dortmund. That loss left the champions seven points behind their rivals ...
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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour ...
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ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari is back in Nigeria after attending the Paris Peace forum in France. He left Abuja on Friday last week for Paris, where he participated in the first edition of the Peace Forum, held between November 11-13, 2018. The forum which was organised by the French Government ...
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The statement says Mr Saraki lacks moral grounds to challenge Mr Oshiomhole. The post Oshiomhole to Saraki: Provide evidence I was bribed or I sue appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Lois Ugbede ...
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"Unfortunately, the attention given to mental health disorders in Nigeria is inadequate." The post Three in ten Nigerians suffer from mental disorders – Official appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Ebuka Onyeji ...
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