FA Cup: Lukaku nets brace as Manchester United defeat Huddersfield

Romelu Lukaku scored two goals, as Manchester United beat Huddersfield 2-0, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Jose Mourinho’s men travelled to the John Smith’s Stadium, looking to bounce back from last weekend’s 1-0 loss to Newcastle. Although Paul Pogba missed the game because of illness, Mourinho was still able to name…

Uwazurike attacks Prof Labdo for saying Benue belongs to Fulani

A practitioner, Chief Goddy Uwazurike, has attacked Prof. Umar Labdo Mohammed of the Maitama Sule University, for saying that Benue belongs to Fulani by conquest. Uwazurike, who was a delegate to the 2014 National Conference, said Mohammed should seek more education. The lawyer described the professor’s claim as insult and libel to the Tiv nation,…

Obasanjo speaks on Buhari’s allocation of 22 licenses for refineries

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for giving out 22 licenses for local refineries. He spoke on Saturday during the foundation laying ceremony of Aziken Petroleum Refinery Project at Obunagha Gbarian, Yenagoa. The refinery takes off in 2019. Obasanjo, who was flanked by Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson, said “In 1956, the colonial…

Oyegun keeps mum on Kogi APC crisis, admits Nigerians facing hard times under Buhari

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) John Odigie-Oyegun on Saturday kept mum on the ongoing crisis bedevilling his party in Kogi during his visit to the state. Oyegun and other top party stalwarts attended what was described as ‘mother of all rally’ in Lokoja. The event, organized by Governor Yahaya Bello, saw…

Zamfara massacre: How Yari’s claim counters Buhari’s request for $1b security fund – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says the statement by Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamfara has vindicated his stance that no extra $1billion was needed to be deducted from the Excess Crude Account to fight insurgency….

‎ PDP NWC members visit Babangida in Minna [PHOTOS]

The National chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Saturday visited former President of Nigeria, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in Minna. Also, at the meeting were members of the party’s National working committee. Recall that Secondus had also on Thursday visited ex-president Goodluck Jonathan. This was disclosed by the PDP chairman on his twitter…