Eagles draw South Africa to qualify for AFCON 2019

Nigeria have returned to Africa’s elite competition after their away draw while the Mediterranean Knights demolished Gavin Jeanne’s side Nigeria have qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after they got a 1-1 draw against South Africa in Johannesburg while the Mediterranean Knights of Libya massacred Seychelles 8-1 to keep their hope alive. At the FNB Stadium on…

Collation begins after peaceful Kwara by-election

Election has ended with collation ongoing at the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero by-election in Kwara State after an impressive voters’ turnout with few cases of card reader malfunctioning. The election was generally adjudged peaceful and orderly in Isin, Irepodun, Oke-Ero and Ekiti Local Government Areas of the constituency where the election held. Substantial numbers of security personnel including…

Photo News: Nwabueze, Atiku in iconic embrace

Former National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and renowned constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze (L) embraces 2019 PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, during Atiku’s consultative meeting with leaders and stakeholders in the South-East in Enugu on Wednesday (14/11/18). 05745/14/11/2018/APCO/BJO/NAN Go to News Source Author: Taiwo Adediran

Akin Adesina: I am 100% sure Nigeria will sign free trade deal

President of the Africa Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, says he is confident that Nigeria and every other country on the continent will sign the Africa Free Trade agreement. Speaking in South Africa today on the successes of the Africa Investment Forum, Adesina said different countries have their processes, but that everyone will come around.  …

BON Awards unveils nominees

The screening committee for this year’s edition of Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards has released the list of nominees. A statement from the organization says the exercise marks the end of four months of intense activities which started with call for entries. Oragnizers of the awards said this year, they received one hundred and twelve…

Electronic fraud in banking projected to hit N6.1trn by 2021 — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said electronic fraud losses in the banking system are projected to reach six-point-one trillion naira by 2021. This implies that in three years’ time, bank customers across the country may lose more than N6 trillion to various e-fraud.   The Director, Consumer Protection Department, Sunday Salam-Alada, disclosed this…

UN chief condemns killing of seven peacekeepers in DRC

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has condemned the killing of seven peacekeepers serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which is also confronting a lethal Ebola outbreak.   Guterres said in a statement that one Tanzanian and six Malawian ‘blue helmets’ were killed during joint operations carried out by the UN stabilization mission (MONUSCO)…

Gbenle Adeyemi declares support for APC Candidate in Saturday’s House of Representatives Bye-Election

One of the aspirant of the All Progressive Congress for Saturday’s House of Representatives bye-election in Isin, Irepodun, Oke-ero, Ekiti federal constituency, Omogbenle Adeyemi has declared support for the APC candidate in the election, Raheem Olawuyi Ajuloopin. He declared support after a closed door meeting with chieftains of the APC led by Honourable Moshood Mustapha…

President Buhari vows to ensure recovered monies do not return to ‘looters’

President Muhammadu Buhari says fighting corruption takes longer time, especially with the need to adhere to the rule of law. He stated this today when he received members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), led by its President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, at the State House in Abuja.   The President disclosed that some cases…