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July 12, 2018 11:40 AM Can Obj, Atiku’s CUPP Serve Nigeria A Hot Cup Of Coffee? By Fredrick Nwabufo

In Nigeria, alliance politics is a historical staple. In the 1960s, the NCNC and NPC forged an alliance to stabilise the newly independent country. But the marriage segued from harmony to divorce. The skirmishes among the political parties – NCNC, NPC and AG – heightened the political temperature of the country to a frightening degree, and eventually 23

July 8, 2018 1:22 PM Shehu Sani reveals how Buhari, National Assembly can settle rift

Senator Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has proposed solutions to the long-running feud between President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration and members of the National Assembly. In a Facebook post he titled, ‘Immediate recipe for peace between the Presidency and the Parliament’ on Sunday, Sani identified at least seven 24

July 5, 2018 2:11 PM Community drags BEDC to court for non-supply of electricity Community drags BEDC to court for non-supply of electricity

Residents of Edjemuoyavwe community in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, have dragged the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to court over alleged oppression. The community, in the suit number HCH/29/2018, before the state High Court, Oghara, demanded explanation as to why they had been in total darkness for over seven 45

July 4, 2018 7:23 AM Nigerians applaud Mikel Obi for playing against Argentina despite father’s kidnap

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi seems to have won the heart of Nigerians following the release of his father from the den of kidnappers. Mikel Obi, speaking on his father’s release, revealed that he was told his father had been kidnapped before the Super Eagles team played against Argentina in the ongoing World cup. Nigerians have taken to social media 26

June 29, 2018 6:27 AM Buhari signs two new bills into law

Presidential Liaison to the National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, told State House Correspondents that the new laws were the Medical Residency Training Act, 2018 and the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (Establishment, Etc) (Amendment) Act, 2018. According to Enang, the medical law enacts and regulates the Medical Residency 27

June 28, 2018 5:14 AM Akwa Ibom: We’re not rubber- stamp lawmakers -LawrenceThe Sun News

From the time we went into office, we embarked on empowerment programmes like scholarships and paying stipends to some of our constituents, for example, in my case, I have over 35 people I pay allowance to from inception till date. Last month we paid bursary to about 300 students from my constituency. On this one, the state assembly is seen to be the peoples’ 28

June 26, 2018 11:17 AM Roma On Verge Of Signing Pastore From PSG

Javier Pastore was in advanced talks with AS Roma on Monday after the Argentine midfielder flew to Italy to discuss the terms of a four-year transfer deal from Paris Saint-Germain. Roma published a photo on their Twitter feed of the 29-year-old arriving at Rome airport and holding up a Roma scarf as banks of fans greeted him in the arrivals lounge 53

June 24, 2018 12:33 PM Man commits suicide over inability to pay wife’s hospital bill in Delta

A 45-year-old unemployed graduate, Tijiro Oghenede in Ozoro community, Isoko North local government area of Delta state has allegedly committed suicide following his inability to his wife’s discharged medical bills. He said, ” The body of the Tijiro Oghenede was found on the floor in his room in the early hours of Sunday, the door of his room was forced 31

June 18, 2018 3:21 PM Group begs Delta govt for N600,000 to save 8-year-old girl

A group under the auspices of Child Welfare Fund on Monday sent a ‘Save Our Soul’ message to the Delta state government to prevent an eight-year-old girl, Miss Precious Moses, from dying by providing the sum of N600,000 to pay for a medical operation that would remove a tumor growth from the girl. The group also called for fourteen persons to donate 25

May 19, 2018 8:33 AM Archbishop Chukwuma accuses Nigerian govt of corruption as Ekweme’s £200,000 medical funds disappear

Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has raised concerns over the bills for the burial of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. Bishop Chukwuma, who is known as the counsellor to the Ekwueme family said the family is yet to get a refund of the 200,000 Pounds incurred as medical bills six months even after 25