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September 6, 2018 6:17 AM Ballon d’Or 2018: Let them ‘die’ – Barcelona midfielder, Rakitic names player to win award

Barcelona midfielder, Ivan Rakitic has said that fellow countryman, Luka Modric deserves to win the Ballon d’Or 2018. The Croatian international believes that the Real Madrid midfield maestro is the best player in the world and those who are jealous of him should go and ‘die’. Rakitic said he is proud of Modric and will be happy to see the 32-year-old 20

September 5, 2018 3:43 PM 2019: Cross River SSG, commissioners, others quit Gov. Ayade’s cabinet

Top political appointees of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State have resigned their appointments, ahead of the 2019 general election. DAILY POST gathered that about five political appointees have forwarded their resignation letters to Governor Ayade who was said to have given his approval. Governor Ayade had given an ultimatum to political appointees 22

September 3, 2018 6:21 PM Nigerian govt to ‘empower’ traders with N10,000

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday arrived in Iwo, Osun State to launch an empowerment programme for 30,000 traders from across the state. The programme tagged ‘Tradermoni’ is an initiative of the Federal Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry for petty traders. Each of the 30,000 traders will receive the sum of N10,000 to boost their 24

August 14, 2018 8:20 PM What Dankwambo said after meeting Obasanjo

A Presidential Aspirant, Ibrahim Dankwambo on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Library Complex in Abeokuta. The governor, accompanied by members of his campaign organisation, held a closed-door meeting with the former president. But addressing leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) later, Dankwambo 22

August 6, 2018 2:51 PM Why my commissioners dumped APC for PDP – Gov Bindow

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State has explained that two of his commissioners left his cabinet of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to fulfil their political ambition. Bindow said that the two new commissioners were to replace Alhaji Yayaji Mijinyawa of Ministry of Lands and Survey and Alhaji Umar Daware 24

August 3, 2018 10:44 AM Defection: Buhari’s ministers, 3 more APC governors in secret talks with PDP – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said that three more governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and some ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet are in secret talks with his party over possible defection. Secondus also gave leeway to the recent heavy-weight returnees who wished 24

August 2, 2018 11:51 AM NFF Crisis: General Assembly Meets, Resolves Pending Issues

The General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF met on Thursday at the Edo Heritage Hotel in Benin City. The assembly led by the NFF President, Amaju Pinnnick discussed and resolved the lingering issues as it affects football administration in the country. 1. The NFF Extra Ordinary General Assembly (Congress) was convened pursuant to the provisions 30

July 30, 2018 1:42 PM Al-Makura fires 9 commissioners, 2 SAs –

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has sacked nine commissioners from his cabinet in a major shake-up in the remaining nine months of his administration as governor of the state. The sacked commissioners were Hon. Abdulhamid Yakubu Kwarra, Environment and Solid Minerals, Barr. Gabriel Ortan Aka’aka, Water Resources and Rural Development 25

July 25, 2018 7:46 AM Transfer news: Melchiot reveals why Hazard, Courtois, Willian want to dump Chelsea

Former Chelsea defender, Mario Melchiot has said Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Willian want to leave the club because they are not surrounded by top quality players. The Blues will play in the Europa League this season, after a miserable defence of their Premier League title, which saw an Antonio Conte-led side finish fifth. Maurizio Sarri has been appointed 22

July 13, 2018 12:41 PM Olorunda North LCDA Boss Assures Workers Of Adequate Welfare

The chairman, Olorunda North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Honourable Quadri Owonikoko has emphasised the commitment of his administration to provide social amenities for the welfare of workers. Owonikoko stated this while inspecting the ongoing 3rd phase of the council secretariat in Ota-Efun, saying the building of the secretariat is considered 21