by on December 25, 2018
Nigerias Vice President, Yemi OsinbajoComment, wake-up call, says VON DGApex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has described as unfortunate comments credited to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that the presidency would go to the south west in 2023.The deputy national publicity secretary, Chucks Ibegbu, warned of the consequences of taking Ndigbo as fools in the Nigerian project. Osinbajo recently joined forces with the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to say...
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by on December 25, 2018
Nwankwo Kanu LAGOS Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu has dropped a hint that he could take over a football coaching job sometime in the future.Although he did not state categorically where his focus would start should he deice to take up coaching, he said being a tactician is something he is thinking about.Kanu, who was named African Footballer of the Year in 1996 and 1999, added he feels an urge to pass on to the next generation of players what he learnt during his hey...
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by on December 25, 2018
Seyi Akinwunmi LAGOS First vice-president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi is worried about the ongoing face-off between the leaders of the Nigerian National League (NNL) and the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).The Lagos State Football Association (LSFA) chairman on Monday admitted that is fear is about the possibility of another stalemate in the countrys football circle if the face-off is not nib in the mud.He has therefore sued for pa...
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by on December 25, 2018
Jigawa State Executive Council has rectified the approval for contract of 18 road projects awarded at the cost of N22, 453, 628, 029.10.The state commissioner of Information, Youths, Sports and Culture, Hon Bala Ibrahim, revealed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state executive council meeting presided by Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar.He explained that the projects included 4 regional roads, 6 feeder roads and 8 township roads spread across the state.The regional roads inclu...
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by on December 25, 2018
A non-governmental organisation known as Corruption-Injustice-Abuse of Office Awareness Initiative (CIA), Nigeria, has elected new officials to run the organisation for eight years.A statement signed by the DG/CEO of the NGO, Prof. Amos Awodiya, and made available to journalists in Lafia, said 253 delegates from across the country converged in Lafia, Nasarawa State, to elect officers from northern region into the management of the organisation.The statement named Prof. Amos M.I Awodiya-JP, as DG...
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by on December 25, 2018
The chairman of Kano State Peace Committee, Professor Ibrahim H. Umar has called on the Nigerian Police to ensure peaceful conduct of the 2019 general elections and make sure that it prevent political upheavals as observed in Rano and Bichi local governments areas in recent times where lives were allegedly lost.Speaking during its maiden press conference held at the NUJ Press Centre yesterday, he said the security operatives have a greater role to play in making the 2019 elections hitch free.Acc...
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by on December 25, 2018
Amidst controversy over the reasons behind the suspension of the chairman, Niger State Board of Internal Revenue Service , Alhaji Jibrin Yusuf Habibu, Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered his immediate reinstatement.A statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) and signed by Information Officer, Lawal Tanko said the re-instatement of the suspended chairman was based on the outcome of investigation.The statement declared that the gove...
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by on December 25, 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured the general public that none of the over 160million telecoms subscribers in Nigeria will be disconnected or suffer service disruptions as a result of its recent order to permit the disconnection of indebted operators from other operators networks.This assurance was given in Abuja by NCCs executive commissioner for stakeholder management, Mr. Sunday Dare.He clarified that the approval given by the NCC was not for any network to disconnect s...
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by on December 25, 2018
The executive chairman of Etsako East local government area, Alhaji Aremiyau Momoh has called on former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, to stay away from the internal affairs of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and face his problem with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the imminent defeat that awaits the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.The council boss, in a statement, was reacting to Fayoses recent criticism of the APC national chairman, Adams Oshio...
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by on December 25, 2018
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers Stare, Pastor Tonye Cole has berated the Rivers State government over its decision to terminate the sale of its power plants to subsidiaries of Sahara Energy Group, describing the exercise as political.This is even as the Rivers State government has advised Cole and the Sahara Energy Group to go to Court if they feel that its decision of the sold valued assets was illegal.The Rivers State Executive Council had last week term...
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by on December 25, 2018
Worried over the spate of killings in the state, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), taking refuge in Tsafe town of Tsafe local government area in Zamfara State have staged violent demonstration to protest wanton killings in the area.The demonstrators set ablaze the secretariat of the local government and burnt down 18 motor vehicles and motorbikes.Travellers along the road which is the major road linking Zamfara to Zaria-Kaduna-Kano and Sokoto-Kebbi were forced to delay their journey.A lot of ...
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by on December 25, 2018
The chairman of League Management Company (LMC), Alhaji Shehu Dikko has commended Rangers International as well as Lobi Stars of Makurdi for progressing into the next round of the CAF competitions respectively.According to the LMC boss,they have proven worthy of the NPFL, they gave good account of themselves winning convincingly against their respective opponents. As far as I am concerned, the last time a team qualified for the group stage of CAF Champions League was five years ago and I think L...
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