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Traditional rulers in Ekiti state have warned political parties against fielding a candidate outside Ekiti South for the July 14 governorship election in the state. They advised political parties to ensure they produced a candidate from the south in their primaries ahead of the main gubernatorial election. Warning political parties ...
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Police in Ebonyi State have apprehended two buses conveying some persons with arms and ammunition. The incident happened near Onu-Ebonyi Bridge along Abakaliki-Ogoja federal highway, in the Izzi Local Government Area of the state. Also found with the suspects were military uniforms. After they were intercepted by men of the ...
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The Federal Government has committed to secure US$300 million from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to eliminate malaria in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 just ended ...
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The Federal Government has committed to secure US$300 million from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to eliminate malaria in the country. The post FG to borrow $300m to eliminate malaria appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor IN ...
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A series of high-level meetings, beginning from Monday, are to take place across the country, as Politicians and other Stakeholders fine-tune talks on forming a formidable opposition against the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This is notwithstanding, some obstacles are said to be threatening the coalition under works, because of ...
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Mrs Kadijat Karibo, the Unit Head of Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in Kogi, says the state government has recruited 1800 caterers to handle cooking in the first phase of the programme in the state. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State Karibo said at the venue of the screening exercise ...
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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has announced that his administration will soon begin to demand the Permanent Voters’ Card from indigenes of the state as a condition to engage in certain socio-economic activities, such as salary payment and admission into schools. The governor said this while addressing journalists at ...
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The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that it handed over 162 herdsmen to the police for investigation into alleged ties that the suspects may have with Libya. The acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. John Agim, was reacting to the recent assertion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the herdsmen had strong links ...
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The Anambra Police Command says it has arrested three masqueraders for allegedly  disrupting a church programme on Friday night at Uke, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs Nkeiruka Nwode, told newsmen on Saturday in Awka that the suspects attacked ...
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He explains why a tariff system is important to ensure that Nigerians can get the water they need at the household level The post INTERVIEW: Less than 10% Nigerian households have access to potable water – UNICEF Chief appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Nike Adebowale ...
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Mr Yusuf Kazaure, the Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone Ltd., says President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order on local content will help to create employment opportunities for the Nigerian ICT youngsters The post FG’s Executive Order on local content to create job opportunities for ICT youngsters – MD Galaxy Backbone appeared first ...
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Guru Maharaj Ji, born Mohammed Ajirobatan Ibrahim, no doubt, is a household name and a Nigerian spiritual leader. He was born in Oyo State, resides in Ibadan and declared himself to be a "Living Perfect Master", while some of his followers call him "Black Jesus". The post Avoiding Sat Guru ...
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Kano State Government has appointed former INEC boss Prof. Attahiru Jega to head the committee mandated to nurture the Maitama Sule Centre for Politics and Democratic Governance. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje who inaugurated the committee in Kano said centre was to immortalise the late elder statesman for his immense contributions to ...
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Iledare made the call at a pre-conference news briefing in Abuja ahead of the 11th NAEE/IAEE International Conference beginning on Monday. The post PIGB: Sign Bill before 2019 campaigns begin, NAEE President urges Buhari appeared first on The Eagle Online. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle Online ...
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Zoro presents the video of his latest single, “Mbada.” “Mbada” by indigenous rapper Zoro; a song which has been doing rounds particularly in the Eastern circles since it dropped sometime last month. The video was Directed by SOS. AUDIO DO... The post VIDEO: Zoro – Mbada appeared first on Nigeria ...
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Rome, the capital of Italy, will wind up a weekend of celebrations marking its 2771st birthday today. The post Rome marks 2771st birthday appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor BO ...
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‘‘He fought for and stood by democracy with every ounce of his blood and immense intellect.” The post Buhari congratulates Gani Fawehinmi on 80th posthumous birthday appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Press Release ...
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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has stated that his star players, Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba had redeemed themselves with a sterling performance to beat Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-finals after the embarrassment of losing to West Brom at home in the Premier League last weekend. United came from ...
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Ex-Premier League star, Alan Shearer has revealed why Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho featured forward, Alexis Sanchez in the Red Devils squad in Saturday’s FA Cup semi-finals clash against Tottenham at Wembley. United came from a goal down to beat Spurs 2-1 to qualify for the finals of the competition ...
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A former governor of Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has said that the 2019 elections would present a better possibility for the Igbo to produce the president of the country than 2023. Ezeife said Ndigbo should not be begging people for Igbo presidency, adding that Fulanis, Yorubas, and others would ...
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A grand coalition of opposition political parties, including a chunk of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and influential political stakeholders across the country is being firmed up ahead of the 2019 general election to wrest power from President Muhammadu Buhari’s party. The new coalition may be unveiled in the ...
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Lagos – As part of its intervention to assist government in the education sector, the Dangote Foundation has donated a 36-classroom school building to Nawair-Ud-Deen Comprehensive College, Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos State. At the formal commissioning of the building on Saturday, April 21, Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, promised to continue ...
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Unstoppable duo Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi helped Barcelona thrash Sevilla 5-0 to win the King’s Cup final for the fourth consecutive season on Saturday. Luis Suarez struck twice in the first half for the Catalans as they won the competition for a record 30th time. However, it was Iniesta ...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced “necessary action” on a petition against Bamikole Omisore, the Special Adviser on International Relations to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his wife, Abiola Aiyegbayo-Omisore, over an alleged ghost worker scam. The development was confirmed to Punch by the Spokesman of the ...
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The senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Shehu Sani on Sunday unveiled his beautiful family. The All Progressives Congress (APC) senator posted the photo of himself with his wife and four sons on his verified Twitter account on Sunday morning. See photo below: The post ...
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It took America over a decade to hunt for  Al Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of the terrorists attacks on World Trade Center and the Pentagon House, September 11,  2001, also popularly  referred to as 9/11 attacks.  And for years, Bin Laden remained a fugitive, hiding in caves ...
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A popular UK-based Nigerian preacher, Apostle Alfred Williams, has disclosed that, contrary to popular belief, the scriptures is not against divorce. The General Overseer of Christ Faith Tabernacle made this known in an interview with Vanguard published on Sunday. The preacher, who was speaking about what he had unlearnt in ...
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Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has admitted it will be harder for his side to defeat Manchester United in the final of the FA Cup this year. Conte also said the Blues wasted a “great chance” last year against Arsenal at Wembley last May. Chelsea will face Manchester United in next ...
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Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola is convinced Patrick Vieira is ready for Arsenal job. Vieira has been linked with the Arsenal job after Arsene Wenger announced he will be leaving at the end of the current season. But Guardiola believes Vieira is ready for the step-up into the big time ...
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Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has reached a new milestone, equaling the record of the most goals scored in a single game in the Chinese Super League. Ighalo was in fine form for his Chinese club Changchun Yatai as he notched four solid goals to wrecked Guizhou Hengfeng far from ...
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A two-storey building belonging to the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), were razed on Saturday few weeks before the local council elections in the state. Also, a warehouse belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) at Ikeja in Lagos was on Saturday gutted. The council election in the ...
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Two Iranian military generals have warned Israel that its days are numbered and that the end could come before 2043 The post Iranian army generals threaten to wipe out Israel by 2043 appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor BO ...
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The 33-year-old midfielder played in what is almost certainly his last final for the Catalan club on Saturday, but the feeling is he's going too soon Go to News Source Author: ...
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The Nigerian Army will launch ‘Operation Last Hold’ in Borno North and Lake Chad region to restore socio-economic activities in the areas and fast track the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities. Major Gen. David Ahmad, the Chief of Training and Operations, announced this at the weekend, ...
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Keystone Bank Limited has partnered with a ‘Cash Reward as-a-Service Company’, CeLD Innovations Limited, to launch a new product, ‘CashToken’, a new age of hyper consumer centricity in Nigeria. CashToken, which was formally launched in Lagos on Thursday, at a conference, tagged ‘500 Top CEOs Conference – Unleashing The Age ...
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Arsenal have been handed a boost in their quest to sign Bordeaux winger Malcom after the Ligue 1 club’s majority shareholder hinted he will leave this summer. Malcom, who can play either left, right or centre, has been targeted by Arsenal for sometime with the north London club reportedly ready to ...
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The ex-PDP spokesperson also accused national officials of bias. The post Ekiti 2018: Fayose, Adeyeye conflict escalates as PDP holds ward congresses appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. The post Ekiti 2018: Fayose, Adeyeye conflict escalates as PDP holds ward congresses appeared first on Nigeria Today. Go to Source Author: ...
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A Roman Catholic priest murdered  in the west-central Mexican state of Jalisco, the second priest killed within four days in the country. The post Catholic priest murdered while hearing confessions appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor BO ...
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The nonchallant attitude of Imo indigenes towards collection of their Permanent Voter Card will soon compel the state government to adopt stringent measures to ensure compliance. Governor Rochas Okorocha said this while interacting with journalists in the Government House, Owerri on Saturday. The governor said Imo residents may now start ...
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AS Roma players have threatened to beat up Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah during their Champions League semifinal first leg in Rome on Tuesday. The players warned Salah “not to try anything” or they will beat him up. Salah faces his former club Roma for the first time on Tuesday since ...
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