Monthly Archives: November 2018

PDP inaugurates national campaign council


The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) on Thursday at the Legacy House, Abuja inaugurated its national campaign council for the 2019 presidential election. The council is chaired by the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus while the PDP presidential candidate,

FIFA rankings: Eagles drop to fourth in Africa


Nigeria remained 44th in the FIFA rankings released on Thursday but dropped to fourth in the African rankings from the third position they held in October. Nigeria moved up four places in October after defeating Libya over two legs in

As a Man United fan, I’m envious of Chelsea – Tinubu


The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Monday revealed his knowledge of football when Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi paid him a visit at his Bourdillon, Ikoyi home in Lagos. Mikel, who plays in the Chinese

Stop Teleology from claiming 9mobile ownership, Reps tell NCC


The House of Representatives’ Committee on Telecommunications has asked the Nigeria Communications Commission to stop Teleology from claiming ownership of 9mobile, formerly known as Etisalat. The committee on Wednesday evening grilled the Executive Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the

Three days to deadline for submission of candidates’ names, defections hit APC


The post-primary crises in the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) worsened on Thursday as more defections hit the party. The defections occurred three days to the deadline given to political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission for substitution

Imo APC crisis can’t be managed — Okorocha


Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo  State on Thursday told  his Kano State counterpart  Abdullahi Ganduje  as well as Senator Godswill Akpabio that the crisis in  the All Progressives Congress in his  state “has gone beyond what we can manage”. Okorocha, 

Man caught attempting to sell human eyeball for N250,000 in Niger


The Niger State Police Command has arrested Shuaibu Ibrahim,35, of Safiu village in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State with a human eyeball. According to the police report, operatives attached to the Gawu Babangida Division in Gurara Local Government

Court can’t compel us to prosecute Fani-Kayode, Abaribe, others for Kanu’s escape – DSS, DG


The Department of State Service and its Director-General, Mr. Yusuf Bichi, have said they cannot be compelled by the Federal High Court in Abuja to prosecute those accused of aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of

Plateau lawmaker Ibrahim Hassan forged our certificate, Unijos registrar insists


The trial of Mr Ibrahim Baba Hassan, a member of the Plateau State House of Assembly representing Jos North, in a case of certificate forgery continued at the Federal High Court in Jos on Thursday. The first prosecution witness, Mr

Secondus, Saraki challenge Buhari to debate with Atiku


The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rise up to the challenge of a debate thrown at him by the presidential candidate of the