Why APC need Almakura as National Chairman

June 28, 2021 Ukkasha Hamza Rahama 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) came to be in 2014 after three political parties Congres for Progressive (CPC), All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) were merged. The ACN was led by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ANPP was the current Minister of Science and Technology Ogbonnaya Onu as leader, while the CPC was led by the incumbent Read More

N/Convention: I won’t tolerate godfatherism as APC chair – Moniedafe

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the chairmanship aspirants and former chairman of the defucnt Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has promised that his leadership would not tolerate godfatherism in the choice of candidates for elections. Moniedafe also promised to ensure the provisions Read More

Oyetola’s aide chides PDP over comment on salary

June 17, 2021 Lateef Dada 0

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State, Ismail Omipidan, has lambasted the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their comment over payment of salary in the state.  The PDP had flayed the Governor for flaunting regular payment of salaries as part of its achievements.   Omipidan in a personal statement maintained that Oyetola has not erred for Read More

Breaking: Again, Nigeria’s Adesanya down Italian opponent, retains UFC middleweight title

June 13, 2021 BBC 0

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya cruised to victory over Marvin Vettori as he retained his undisputed 185-pound title in the main event of UFC 263 in Glendale, Arizona. The pair had previously met, when Adesanya claimed a split-decision victory over Vettori in April 2018 in the Nigerian-born Kiwi’s second UFC bout. But in Saturday night’s rematch Adesanya, 31, showed his Read More

Family wants woman arrested over daughter’s death

May 28, 2021 Matthew Ugochukwu 0

The Adams family at Folagbade Area of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state, has called on the Nigeria Police law to arrest one Omotola Sakirat Saliu over her involvement in the death of their daughter, Yinka Adams. Spokesman of the Adams family, Mr Samuel Adams, who made the call while speaking with journalists in Lagos, said Omotola has been on the run since Read More

A case for NYSC and the Nigerian youths

May 26, 2021 Charles Ibekwe 0

Nigeria’s national parliament is not expected to function like a house of comedians. It ought to be a serious chamber and a progressive think-tank for Nigerians. It is supposed to be populated by men/ women of integrity, foresight and very knowledgeable legislators mandated to make good legislations for the progress and development of Nigeria. Unfortunately, and glaringly too, the nation’s Read More

Anambra 2021: The preparedness of APC

May 24, 2021 Editor 0

From about 30 aspirants who initially joined the governorship race in Anambra State, less than 10 have shown a capacity to walk the political turf of the state by purchasing the expression of interest and nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress. A peep into the list indicates that clearly, it fits a description of the best, the worst and Read More

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Titan Trust Bank shines at UK Global Brands Magazine awards, wins in 2 categories

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has clinched two international awards at the United Kingdom-based 2021 annual Global Brands Magazine awards released at the weekend. The bank emerged winner in two categories, beating other nominees to win the ‘Best New Commercial Banking Brand’ and ‘Fastest Growing Digital Banking Brand in Nigeria for the year 2021’. The lender clinched the coveted influential awards Read More

Breakng: Kaduna internal revenue body seals off ‘NEPA’ building over tax liabilities (Pictures)

April 21, 2021 Editor 0

The Kaduna Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) on Wednesday morning sealed off the headquarters of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company popularly known as NEPA building. Blueprint reports that the building was sealed over tax liabilities amounting to N464,486,991.53k, being arrears of tax between 2012 and 2018 years of assessment. Sources close to the company revealed that Kaduna electric is known for defaulting Read More

Autonomy: APC chieftain, Okechukwu backs NBA’s protests

April 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the ruling all Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has thrown his weight behind the struggle by judicial and legislative workers and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for the entrenchment of judicial and legislative autonomy in the country. Hence expanding democratic frontiers. Okechukwu said that for the first time, Read More

Beijing goes all out to improve education in Xinjiang

April 16, 2021 Editor 0

Over the past five years, Beijing has actively supported northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region with the construction of kindergartens and primary and middle schools, in a bid to lay the foundations of and bolster areas of weakness in Xinjiang’s education. From 2016 to 2020, Beijing allocated a fund of nearly 2.1 billion ($320 million) yuan to aid Xinjiang in Read More

Real Madrid beat Liverpool in Champions League quarterfinal battle, Manchester City edge Borussia Dortmund

April 7, 2021 Supersport 0

Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr came of age to score twice as his side punished a sloppy Liverpool to win 3-1 at home in Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg. The 20-year-old Brazilian fired the 13-times European champions into the lead in the 27th minute at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium after controlling a long diagonal pass from Toni Kroos Read More

Bobboi and his exploits at PEF(M)B

March 30, 2021 Toby Prince 0

One of the thriving industries in Nigeria today is hypocrisy, and leaders who walk on that path are seen as heroes. In this clime, refusal to compromise standard and firm embrace of tenets of integrity by being brutal with the truth, firm in honesty and courageous in justice always attract opposition and in some cases violent attack by the ill Read More

Breaking: Chelsea overcome ‘stubborn’ Sheffield United, storm FA Cup semis

March 21, 2021 AFP 0

Chelsea moved into the FA Cup semi-finals as Oliver Norwood’s own goal and a late Hakim Ziyech strike sealed a 2-0 win against Sheffield United on Sunday. Thomas Tuchel’s much-changed side were below their best at Stamford Bridge, but Norwood’s first half mistake put them on course to win a hard-fought quarter-final.  Hakim Ziyech netted in stoppage time as Chelsea Read More

National Convention: Moniedafe joins race for APC national chairmanship seat

March 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Adamawa state, Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has declared officially to contest the position of the national chairman in the forthcoming national convention of the ruling party. Moniedafe said if given opportunity he will end the era of ‘Monkey dey work, Bamboo dey chop’ in APC.” Addressing a press conference Friday in Abuja, the Read More

FIFA/CAF: NFF speaks on Pinnick’s position

March 13, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria Football Federation has described as untrue, a report in sections of the media that the President of NFF, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick was selected as 5th Vice President of the Confederation of African Football at Friday’s 43rd Ordinary and Elective Assembly in Rabat, Morocco. NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi said the report was sheer falsehood as such was never Read More

Supreme Court upholds 10-year jail term against ex-gov Dariye

March 12, 2021 Editor 0

The conviction of breach of trust on former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, upon which he was jailed for 14 years has been upheld by the Supreme Court. The apex court, however, quashed the criminal misappropriation of funds which earned the senator a jail term of two years. Dariye’s appeal prayed the Supreme Court to upturn the November 16, Read More

Breaking: NPFL goalkeeper, Osimhen, Aina, Ndidi, 19 other make Super Eagles’ list ahead AFCON qualifier games

March 9, 2021 Editor 0

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has included Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Victor Osimhen in a 24-man list for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battles with Benin Republic and Lesotho. Nigeria, top of the Group E log with eight points (one ahead of Benin Republic and five more Read More

Man to die by hanging in A/Ibom for hacking father to death

March 8, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene and presided over by Justice Augustine Odokwo Monday sentenced a 31-year-old man, Edidiong Pius Ototi, to death for killing his father, late Pius David Ototi, whom he accused of being a wizard.  Odokwo, who passed the judgement, found Ototi guilty of murder, which is punishable by death, under section 326 (1) of the Read More

True federalism and labour issues, by Salihu Moh. Lukman

March 7, 2021 Salihu Moh. Lukman 0

After its March 2, 2021 National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced that ‘should the need arise, it has empowered the National Administrative Council (NAC) to declare and enforce a national strike action especially if the legislators continue on ruinous path of moving the National Minimum wage from the Exclusive to the Concurrent Legislative List.’ In addition, Read More

Breaking: Rangers, Super Eagles duo Aribo, Balogun’s club win 55th Scottish premiership title

March 7, 2021 Skysports 0

Rangers have won their 55th Scottish top-flight title after Celtic’s 0-0 draw against Dundee United at Tannadice on Sunday officially ended their bid for 10-in-a-row. Super Eagles duo Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun are plying their trade with Rangers. Celtic needed to take maximum points from their trip to Dundee United after Rangers’ 3-0 win over St Mirren on Saturday took them Read More

2023: It’s time for Igbo to lead Nigeria – Alex Otti

March 6, 2021 Editor 0

Dr. Alex Otti is an accomplished entrepreneur, philanthropist and economic guru. In this interview, Dr. Otti who was twice the governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state, speaks on 2023 presidential moves, his political interest, among other issues. Excerpts: What’s your reaction to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ’s order to banks and other financial institutions Read More