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Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari spent his failed time in government struggling to generate security crisis in Rivers because he was not interested in the growth of the state. Governor Wike lamented that for close to four years, President Buhari ...
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The Naira on Wednesday exchanged at N362.58 to the dollar at the investors window as investors traded a total of 334.34 million dollars at the close of business. At the parallel market, the naira traded at N362 to the dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N464 ...
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The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, on Wednesday said the party would revamp the economy of the country and set it on the path of growth if returned to power. Obi made the statement in Ikeja while addressing traders during his visit to the ...
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The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, on Wednesday disclosed why Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, F-SARS, was decentralised. NPF spokesperson, Frank Mba explained that FSARS was decentralised in a bid to correct the abnormality, restore order and bring the police closer to the people. Featuring on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Mba disclosed ...
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Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri has stated that striker, Gonzalo Higuain will not play for Blues when they tackle Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup second leg tie at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night. Sarri confirmed on Wednesday that Higuain’s medical is already scheduled, and if there are no issues, the ...
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As if in home movies, the Obi ( traditional ruler) of Nsukwa kingdom in Aniocha South local government area of Delta State, HRM Kenneth Ezegbune 1, on Wednesday pulled down several shrines including a very powerful idolatry statue of “Nneoma” bequeathed to the kingdom, and replaced same with the statue ...
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Members of the Lagos State chapter of the Alliance for Democracy have sacked their Chairman, Mr. Kolawole Ajayi over allegations that he engaged in acts of indiscipline. He also faced allegations of gross misconduct in the management of the affairs of the party. According to a communiqué read by the ...
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Justice Yinka Aderibigbe of Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday sentenced 38-year-old Toyin Raheem, to 25 years imprisonment over N4.5 million theft. The State Prosecutor, Mr Abiodun Badiora, had told the court that the convict committed the offence on June 1st, 2018 at about 8:00am. He explained ...
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There was fracas at the premises of the Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, the venue of the ongoing case between House of Representatives member, Hon Johnson Oghuma and Comrade Julius Abuda over the conduct of All Progressive Congress (APC)  primary in Etsako Federal Constituency. Trouble was said ...
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The organised labour in Kogi on Wednesday pleaded with the Federal Government to immediately release N30.8 billion balance of the approved bail out fund to the state government. The State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Onuh Edoka, told newsmen in Lokoja that the money was needed for ...
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The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has blamed conspiracy theories promoted by some well-placed Nigerians for the narrative that the government of Muhammadu Buhari was responsible for escalation of  the farmer’s/herders conflict in the country. He stated this at a Roundtable with MPs of ...
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The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Major General Suleman Kazaure has declared that participation in the 2019 general elections is not compulsory for corps members. Kazaure who said that participation of corps members in the elections is optional and not compulsory made these declarations Tuesday while addressing ...
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Molly Kilete The Federal government has said that the launching of Exercise Python Dance, in Abuja, was not targeted at any individual or group but to create a conducive atmosphere for the forthcoming general elections. Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Musa Bello, who made this known said that ...
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Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi President Muhammad Buhari on Wednesday said that his administration would extend the railway line from Gasau, Zamfara State to Sokoto and Kebbi states if re-elected for a second term. He equally told the teeming APC supporters who converged on the Haliru Abdu Stadium on Wednesday for his ...
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Ekiti State Government on Wednesday said not less than fifty thousand residents of the state will benefit from the first phase of its free medical services. It described the programme as a vehicle to expand access to basic health interventions aimed at improving the health of the people of the ...
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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has declined debate against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Sunday Ogbuoji, ahead of the March 2nd governorship polls in the state. Daily Independent reports that the state was expecting a governorship debate in a few weeks time. But Umahi, ...
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Three persons were on Wednesday arraigned before the Magistrates’ Court 2, Yaba, Lagos, for allegedly impersonating officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos. The suspects who were arraigned in court for conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, fraudulent act and unlawful possession of INEC materials were identified as Kaiyewu Folarin, Akintunde Ibukun ...
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Traders in the prestigious Alaba International Market, have thrown their weights behind the governorship ambition of the candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) Barrister Owolabi Salis. The Vice Chairman Alaba International Market, Electronics Chief Nnadi Amadwe who disclosed this when the AD campaign train landed in the market said his ...
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A large number of traders, artisans and residents shut down their businesses to receive the Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming poll as he stormed Lagos on Wednesday on a campaign visit. Our correspondent gathered that the former governor of Anambra State while on ...
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Austrian Technologies Nigeria Limited (ATN) and Test and Training International (TTI), a drivers’ safety training company, have partnered with the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to introduce world class drivers’ safety training to professional drivers in Nigeria. The programmed, Drivers’ Safety Training and Certification (DSTC), shall be implemented in cooperation ...
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Neymar has placed a massive condition in front of Florentino Perez if the Real Madrid President is to sign him during the summer. Florentino Perez is close to landing his preferred and highly awaited target in Neymar in the summer transfer window. The Brazil international is expected a force a ...
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According to a report by Italian outlet Calciomrcato, Krzysztof Piatek is on the verge of joining AC Milan, who have reached an agreement with Genoa over a €35 million deal. The Polish striker has been heavily linked with Real Madrid, and will replace Chelsea-bound Gonzalo Higuain at San Siro. Piatek has ...
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Organised labour under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has enjoined the National Assembly to ensure they approve N30,000 monthly National Minimum Wage as agreed, through a democratic process. They argued that the Tripartite Committee which was saddled with the task of providing a new ...
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Three indigenes of Ogun State who identified themselves as concerned citizens have asked an Abeokuta Federal High Court sitting in Oke-Mosan to disqualify the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from contesting the 2019 election for allegedly making a false declaration on oath. The plaintiffs; Adisa Adeyemi, Jide ...
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Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi on Wednesday vowed to probe all federal government road projects executed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Senator Sunny Ogbuorji in the state. Umahi spoke in Isaka, the Council headquarters of Ivo local government area, during his re-election rally in the ...
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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to run master’s degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration. This followed the release of an accreditation exercise carried out by the regulatory body for postgraduate programmes of the university. A statement by NOUN spokesperson, ...
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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has promised the people of Remoland in Ogun more development strides if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected to office in February. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle Online ...
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Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, did not travel to the United States as an aide to the Senate President. The All Progressives Congress had said Atiku was finally allowed to travel to the US because he posed as an aide ...
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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has pointed out reasons Nigerians must vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming presidential election. Fani-Kayode said Buhari has failed as a leader, hence he should be voted out in the forthcoming election. In an audio statement he released on his Twitter handle, ...
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The National youth vanguard of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), has appealed to the party to send the name of Donald Duke to Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) as its presidential candidate. Coordinator of the national youth vanguard, Comrade Shuaibu Sani Akwanga, made the appeal at a press conference, held ...
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A multiple accident on Wednesday’s evening caused a major traffic gridlock on Ikorodu road in Lagos. The accident occurred few metres away from the NEM Insurance corporate Head office on Ikorodu road. Read Also: Residents decry Apapa gridlock Several cars and petrol tankers were involved in the incident with a Toyota ...
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Over 2500 supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Action Democratic Party (ADP), have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), at Udo and Evbonogbon, in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo. The defectors announced their decision to leave the PDP during the unit by unit ...
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Former Senate Leader Ali Ndume on Wednesday said the leadership of the National Assembly under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is deliberately slowing down the consideration and passage of the 2019 budget. Ndume also contended the delay by the Senate to commence debate of the general principles of the N8.83trillion ...
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Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has blamed delay in consideration and passage of the 2019 Budget of N8.83 trillion on the Senate leadership. Ndume told Newsmen in an interview on Wednesday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers were ready to commence work on the budget but the leadership was not ...
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  The Portuguese superstar enjoyed a stunning year, helping Manchester United to a Premier League and Champions League double. It was back in 2008 when Cristiano Ronaldo won the first of his five Ballon d’Ors. Seventy-seven of the 96 journalists who were polled by France Football voted for Ronaldo to ...
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The supporters of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State on Wednesday shut the state capital as the gubernatorial candidate of the party, Mr. Labaran Maku, flagged-off his campaign in Lafia, the state capital. The supporters were drawn from all thirteen Local Government Areas and sixteen development areas ...
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Mr Paul Eshiamomoh, a constitutional lawyer, says Federal Government must ensure strict adherence to rule of law in the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen over alleged false asset declaration. Eshiamomoh stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ...
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Mario Balotelli has joined Marseille on a six-month contract after leaving Nice, the French club have announced. The 28-year-old has yet to score a league goal this season after netting 33 from 51 Ligue 1 games in his two previous seasons at Nice. “When this happens, the striker is responsible ...
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The Kaduna State Government has on Wednesday, disclosed that it target  to upgrade public schools to be at same level with private schools if not higher in terms of quality of teaching and learning. Speaking at a two-day Acceleration Conference on SDGs in Kaduna, Ja’afaru Sani, state Commissioner for Education, Science ...
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On air personality, Toke Makinwa, has advised women not to allow anyone deter them from enhancing their bodies if they so choose. The radio presenter said everyone suffers from self… The post Women Should Be Free To Enhance Their Body – OAP Toke Makinwa appeared first on City People Magazine ...
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