Residents Lose N27bn To ‘Wonder Bank’ In Cross River

LEADERSHIP Thousands of people in Cross River State have lost about N27billion to fraudulent activities of a network racket, even as five investors have lost their lives following inability to cope with their losses. The depositors with Micheno Multipurpose Cooperative Society (MMCS) operating from Calabar, Cross River State, started counting their losses, after it was…

Next president Nigeria needs

The President Nigeria needs in 2019 is a man who reads and enjoys reading in search of knowledge and solutions to economic, cultural and political problems. Chima Nwafo “Which one should look after the affairs of men: but one who is of sound mind, abundant knowledge, and little conceit, great zeal and strong without weakness;…

Lagos SWAN salutes Pinnick, others

The leadership of Lagos SWAN has congratulated the Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi on their re-election in Katsina for another term in office. Speaking on behalf of the Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), the Chairman, Debo Oshundun said their…

Ambode Meets Buhari Over Rift With Tinubu

Osogbo / Abuja – Akinwumi Ambode, Lagos State governor, met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Although the meeting was brief, it was not clear if the visit was in connection with his second term governorship bid. The embattled governor was spotted wearing blue ‘babariga’ with matching cap,…

Economic Diversification: FG Pledges Support For NMDC, NIMG

LEADERSHIP The federal government has stated that as part of its commitment to diversifying the economic, it will do everything possible to assist the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC) and the Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences (NIMG), both in Jos, Plateau State in achieving their respective mandates. In two separate statements made available to…

Ignore Saraki ‘s Crude Speeches,Presidency Tells Buhari Groups

LEADERSHIP The Presidency has reacted to the crude speeches hitting the news from Senator Bukola Saraki who recently joined the Peoples Democratic Party with the sole ambition of running as the president of Nigeria. According to a statement by the senior special assistant media to the president, Garba Shehu said in response the condemnable and…

Spurs, Chelsea monitor QPR’s Eze

QPR striker Eberechi Eze is being tracked by Premier League clubs. The London Evening Standard says Eze, who was released by Millwall two years ago, looks a bright prospect and it is easy to see why a host of top-flight clubs are monitoring his progress. Scouts from Tottenham, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Crystal Palace…

Okowa hails Pinnick’s re-election 

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his re-election on Thursday, as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). In a statement issued in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Okowa said he was not surprised over the overwhelming victory of Amaju Pinnick in the…

Osun guber: Ooni of Ife speaks ahead of Saturday’s election

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has warned youths against political violence before, during and after the Osun gubernatorial election coming up on Saturday. Oba Ogunwusi gave the warning during the courtesy visit of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Iyiola Omisore to his Palace, on Thursday, in Ile-Ife. He…