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  • Saraki reacts to attack on his residence

    January 13, 2019 5:18 PM 136

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the attack on his Agbaji Ilorin family residence by thugs. DAILY POST had reported that political thugs reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday attacked the Agbaji Ilorin family residence of Saraki. They opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons

  • Why Buhari govt charges against CJN Onnoghen are illegal – Lawyer, Adegboruwa

    January 13, 2019 2:10 PM 134

    Renowned legal practitioner, Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa has declared that the six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are illegal. In a statement on Sunday, Adegboruwa declared that the charges are illegal. The lawyer wrote: “By section 36 (4) of the 1999 Constitution

  • Walter Onnoghen finally breaks silence on why he did not declare his assets

    January 13, 2019 7:26 AM 118

    The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, has explained why he failed to declare his assets. Onnoghen attributed his failure to declare his assets to forgetfulness. The embattled CJN explained that he thought that the form SCN 000015 filed in December 2016 was enough to cover for the declaration of his assets. Baring any last minute change

  • Justice Onnoghen: Vacate your office now – Anti-corruption center tells CJN

    January 13, 2019 7:10 AM 136

    The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for careful consideration and caution on various allegations of false and non-declaration of full assets and money laundering against the Chief Justice of the federation, Walter Onnoghen. The anti-corruption center said it behooves on the CJN to vacate his position pending the determination

  • Transfer: Arsenal, Man Utd battling to sign Yannick Carrasco

    January 13, 2019 6:58 AM 143

    Arsenal and Manchester United have both had discussions about Belgium international winger Yannick Carrasco about a possible move this month. According to the player’s wife, Noemie Happart, the two Premier League clashs are both keen on the 25-year-old. The player is currently plying his trade in China with Dalian Yifang, but is unhappy in the Far East. Carrasco

  • Nigerian Airforce: Guidelines for 2019 recruitment exercise released [Full details]

    January 13, 2019 6:53 AM 138

    The Nigerian Airforce has released guidelines, as its recruitment exercise for 2019 begins. Online registration starts January 12, 2019 and closes on February 23, 2019. Candidates that qualify after the registration process, would be invited for Zonal Recruitment Exercise, which would hold from March 9 to March 23, 2019. Those who qualify after the Zonal

  • EPL: Hazard matches Messi’s goals, assists record

    January 13, 2019 6:47 AM 138

    Chelsea forward, Eden Hazard, is the only player to have matched Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi, in terms of reaching double figures for goals and assists this season. Hazard has netted 12 times for Chelsea and Belgium across as many appearances. Eight of those efforts came in club competition, with 10 strikes registered in the Premier League. The 28-year-old

  • Press Center speaks on arrest, detention of photojournalist over hairstyle

    January 13, 2019 6:39 AM 125

    The International Press Center, IPC, Nigeria has condemned the arrest of a photojournalist, Yinka Badmus over his hairstyle. IPC, which described the arrest and detention of Badmus who works with Talk Village International in Lagos as unconstitutional, demanded for his immediate release. In a statement issued by its Director, Lanre Arogundade, IPC Nigeria

  • Transfer: AC Milan manager, Gattuso hints at Higuain’s decision to join Chelsea

    January 13, 2019 6:19 AM 130

    AC Milan manager, Gennaro Gattuso, has suggested that Gonzalo Higuain has already decided to quit the club and wants to move to Chelsea. Higuain is Maurizio Sarri’s number one choice to replace Alvaro Morata, who is expected to leave Stamford Bridge this month. Milan, however, don’t want Higuain leave in January without a replacement. The deal will also be complicated

  • EPL: Ian Wright blasts Emery for dropping Ozil against West Ham

    January 13, 2019 6:11 AM 144

    Former Arsenal striker, Ian Wright, has criticised Unai Emery’s decision to leave Mesut Ozil, out of the squad that lost to West Ham and feels the team lost creativity without him. The German, who has been sidelined through injury but was passed fit for Saturday’s game, did not travel to the London Stadium. Emery, speaking after the 1-0 loss, said, “the players