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October 15, 2018 5:12 PM APC speaks on suspension of North-east vice chairman

APC deputy national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, declared that those behind the declaration had no such powers. “We state categorically that the purported suspension is a nullity as the North East Zonal Office does not have such powers to suspend a National Officer. “According to the Party’s constitution, such powers reside with the National Executive 20

October 15, 2018 4:18 PM Governor Ganduje facing impeachment as Kano Assembly begins probe into bribe videos

The Kano State House of Assembly has opened probe into the bribe-taking videos of the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Raising a matter of urgent public importance on Monday, a member representing Warawa Constituency, Labaran Madari, said the assembly should investigate the authenticity of the video and take measures. Madari stated that the videos 16

October 14, 2018 9:00 AM 2019: Shehu asks court to stop Makarfi, Hunkuyi from contesting PDP Kaduna North Senatorial ticket

Ahmad Rufai Shehu (Ubale), the only party member who obtained the nomination form for Kaduna North Senatorial District, has filed an application at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking to restrain the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from nominating any other candidate. Ex-Governor of Kaduna State 25

October 14, 2018 8:22 AM EPL: Manchester City speak on offer to triple Messi’s wages

Manchester City has denied reports that the club tried and failed to sign Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi. Messi, 31, has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Etihad, since Pep Guardiola was appointed manager in the summer of 2016. And club chairman, Khaldoon al Mubarak has been quoted in a Spanish newspaper as saying he once made a lucrative offer 26

October 13, 2018 8:07 PM 2019: Atiku, Archbishop of Canterbury, UK High Commissioner hold private meeting [PHOTOS]

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby. The cleric has been a close friend of Nigerian leaders over the years. He was one of the very few individuals that were allowed to see President Muhammadu Buhari during his medical 19

October 13, 2018 6:33 AM 2019: Northern Elders speak on Atiku choosing Peter Obi as running mate

Elder statesman and Chairman of the Northern Elders’ Council (NEC), Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has reacted to the choice of Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in 2019. Yakassai in a statement described Atiku’s choice as a balanced one owing to the fact that Obi is a Christian and from the South-East. He, however, expressed doubt whether the choice 30

October 12, 2018 6:06 AM Nigerian Railway Corporation chairman, Sandamu is dead

The Board Chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Usman Sandamu is dead. Malam Lawal Ado, a cousin to the deceased, who confirmed the news of his death, said Sandamu died late Thursday evening in a Turkish hospital in Abuja. Ado said the deceased was 68 years and was survived by a wife and three children. He said his remains were expected to be buried 19

October 11, 2018 7:21 PM 2019: Reno Omokri reveals what Obasanjo’s meeting with Atiku, Bishop Kukah, Sheikh Gumi means

Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the meeting of former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, with his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday. Joining Atiku at the meeting were his righthand man and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, and Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the party 21

October 11, 2018 1:20 PM BREAKING: Bishop Oyedepo arrives Obasanjo’s residence as meeting with Atiku continues

The General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has arrived the residence of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. DAILY POST reports that the meeting is being held at the residence of the ex-president within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta. The former VP was accompanied 21

October 11, 2018 8:55 AM EPL: Why Ed Woodward refused to pay £3m extra to sign Mourinho’s target

It has emerged why former Premier League champions, Manchester United missed out on signing Inter Milan star, Ivan Perisic during last two summer’s transfer window. Perisic was high prospect in United manager, Jose Mourinho’s transfer list in 2017 and had been identified as the perfect winger to supply striker, Romelu Lukaku with service from wide areas 17