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Breaking: Manchester Utd sign Bishop on #DeadlineDay

January 31, 2020 Editor 0

Manchester United have completed the signing of Nathan Bishop from Southend. Goalkeeper Bishop, 20, has moved to Old Trafford for an undisclosed fee. The youngster joined Southend at the age of 16 and made his first-team debut two years later. Bishop has already made 17 appearances this season for the League One side and will now make the big step Read More

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Breaking: FG launches school feeding programme in Abuja

January 31, 2020 Editor 0

The federal government has flagged off the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in Karu Model Primary school, Abuja, in an effort to address malnutrition of school age children and secure a better future for them especially the disadvantaged children.  Speaking at the occasion, Friday, in Abuja, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Read More

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Breaking: Ekpenyong returns as Senator for Akwa Ibom North West

January 30, 2020 Editor 0

Senator Christopher Ekpenyong of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), representing Akwa-Ibom North-West Senatorial District in the National Assembly has been sworn-in again in the Senate. The lawmaker took the oath administered by the Deputy Clerk of the Senate, Musa Abdullahi, at about 10:40 am after the adoption of the votes and proceedings for Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The lawmaker defeated Read More

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Breaking – Coronavirus: Russia shuts border with China

January 30, 2020 Editor 0

Russia said Thursday it was closing its border with China to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government meeting that the order had been signed “to take measures to close the border (with China) in the Far East,” Russian news agencies reported. The coronavirus epidemic has killed 132 people, infected nearly 6,000, and Read More

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Breaking: Lagos govt set to quarantine ‘returnee’ Chinese

January 29, 2020 Editor 0

All Chinese travelling back to Lagos from their country would be quarantined in order to avert outbreak of deadly Coronavirus in Lagos. Speaking at a news conference inside Lagos state government secretariat, Alausa, Commissioner for Heath, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the government was leaving nothing to chance to prevent outbreak of the disease in Lagos. According Abayomi, Lagos state government Read More

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Breaking: Another Abacha’s loot set to hit FG’s account; Ibori, Alison-Madueke’s booty also on the way – AGF

January 29, 2020 Editor 0

Another $321million Abacha loot is being awaited from the United States of America and Nigeria. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, who disclosed after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by the President Muhammadu Buhari, said agreement on the repatriation would be signed next week. Also, Malami revealed that a separate Euro 6.8m in Read More

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Breaking: PDP blows hot, declares defected lawmakers’ seats vacant in Imo

January 29, 2020 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the seats of its members in the Imo State House of Assembly, who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) vacant. The National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Kola Ologbodiyan, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abia, Wednesday, also asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to commence process of conducting Read More

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Breaking – UTME: Untertainty as JAMB officials summon CBT operators

January 29, 2020 Editor 0

Officials of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination Board (JAMB) are currently holding an interactive session with CBT centre operators and other stakeholders at their headquarters at Bwari, Federal Capital Territory. The details of the meeting haven’t been made public but it is believed that it is not unconnected cyber and other related issues. Details loading…

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Breaking: INEC declares PDP’s Alagbaoso winner in Imo re-run amidst controversies

January 28, 2020 Editor 0

Against all odds, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo state Tuesday evening declared Hon. Jerry Alagbaoso of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner of last Saturday’s Re-run election for Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency, thus making it the third time he is emerging victorious. After last Saturday’s election, it was declared inconclusive but on Monday,  information went round that the results Read More

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Breaking: Horror scene as 15 passengers perish along Ibadan-Ijebu Ode highway

January 28, 2020 Editor 0

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has confirmed 15 passengers dead and over 30 injured after an accident that happened around the Ajegunle Bridge, along Ibadan-Ijebu Ode highway in Ogun state early Tuesday. Ogun FRSC sector commander Clement Oladele whose men were sill working tirelessly to recover victims and rush survivors to hispital confirmed the incident. He said most of the Read More

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Breaking: Suspected herdsmen invade Plateau community, kill pregnant woman, 16 others; houses burnt

January 28, 2020 Editor 0

Emerging report reaching us has it that a pregnant woman and 16 others were last killed in Ruboi community, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau state. According to SaharaReporters while quoting an eye witness, “The marauding herdsmen burnt almost all houses in Ruboi. No house was spared.” Another eyewitness while confirming the incident, said, “They killed seventeen, five are injured Read More

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Breaking: No more Okada, tricycles, Opay in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu-led gov’t declares

January 27, 2020 Editor 0

The activities of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and tricycles, known as Keke Napep, have banned by the Lagos state government. Opay and Gokada operators were also caught up with the restriction in some Local Government Areas in the state. Among the 15 Local Governments and Local Council Development Centres affected are Apapa, Apapa Iganmu, Lagos Mainland, Yaba, Surulere, Itire Read More

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Breaking: Senate President, Lawan demands restructuring, rejects centralised security architecture

January 27, 2020 Editorial II 0

The Senate Monday took a swipe on the current security architecture in Nigeria which it said has failed. It consequently declared that the failing security architecture need to be restructured in arresting the worsening situation at hand . Giving the damning verdict while fielding questions from journalists at the Senate Guest House in Maitama, the President of the Senate , Read More

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Breaking: Popular NBA star Bryant dies in helicopter crash

January 26, 2020 Editor 0

Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning.    The 41-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star’s death was confirmed by TMZ.  The outlet reported that Bryant was traveling with four other people in his private helicopter when it crashed, killing everyone on board.  Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of Read More

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Breaking: Taraba gov signs 2020 budget into law

January 24, 2020 Editor 0

The Taraba state governor, Arch. Darius Dickson Ishaku, has signed into law the 2020 appropriation bill of two hundred and fifteen billion, eight hundred and twenty-three million, five hundred and seventy-six thousand and eight hundred and ten naira (N215,823,576,810:00) christened: “budget of accelerated growth and development”. The figure represents an increase of two billion, one hundred and ninety-one million, five Read More

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Breaking: What Osinbajo, South-west govs agreed over Amotekun revealed

January 23, 2020 Editor 0

After a short meeting with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has disclosed that the federal government and South-west governors have agreed on a template for security aparatus in the region. Akeredolu who briefed state house correspondents said the template will legalise Amotekun and put to rest controversies surreunding its establishment. Also, the media aide to Read More

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Breaking: From Chelsea, Victor Moses completes Inter move

January 23, 2020 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles player Victor Moses has completed his loan move with an option to buy for €12m from Chelsea. The Nigeria international had signed his contract two days ago, after passing his medical in Milan, but the paperwork needed from his last club Fenerbahce hadn’t come through. Since January 2019, the 29-year-old had been loaned out to the Istanbul Read More

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Breaking: Imo deputy speaker quits as 9 Lawmakers move to APC

January 21, 2020 Editor 0

The Imo House of Assembly Tuesday resumed sitting after the Christmas and New Year holidays and members immediately responded to the change of new government in the state. In line with that, the Deputy Speaker, Hon Okey Onyekanma, of Mbaitoli state constituency who is also of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stock resigned from that position. Reading Onyekanma’s resignation letter, Speaker of Read More

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Breaking: From Rivers, Super Falcons goalkeeper lands in France

January 21, 2020 Editor 0

Super Falcons sensational goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, has reportedly signed an 18-month deal with French club Paris FC on a free transfer from Nigerian champions Rivers Angels. Media reports say terms of the deal include a stipulation that a compensation fee be paid to Rivers United with Nnadozie expected to join the French Feminine Division One team in February after sorting Read More