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December 8, 2018 5:52 PM Nigerian leaders should be like Ribadu – Buhari hails ex-EFCC chairman on global recognition

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Anti-Corruption Lifetime Achievement Award. The President noted that being one of eight recipients from five continents of various categories of the Award organised by the prestigious Sheikh Tamin Bin Hamad 17

December 5, 2018 3:51 PM Three injured as rival lovers fight over 16-year-old salesgirl in Delta

The struggle over who wins the heart of a 16-year-old salesgirl, identified as Juliana Itoro in Asaba, Delta State, on Wednesday led to a free-for-all fight among rival lovers. The fight, which started between two rival lovers, saw three mediators (men) seriously injured and taken to the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Asaba, where they are currently receiving 22

December 4, 2018 7:14 AM Imo APC crisis: Why I will never recognize Madumere as my deputy – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has vowed not to recognize Prince Eze Madumere as his Deputy. Both men had earlier clashed at a burial ceremony of the mother to Senator Osita Izunaso, Florence, at Ohuba in Oru West Local Government Area in the state over the governor’s failure to recognize his deputy. At that event, the governor refused to recognize 27

December 1, 2018 8:26 PM Fayemi mourns Frederick Fasehun, says pillar of democracy struggle gone

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has mourned the passing of the founder of Oodua Progressives Congress (OPC), Dr Fredrick Fasehun, saying that the country has lost a major pillar of her democratic struggle. Fayemi, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode, described the late OPC leader as an accomplished professional 22

November 30, 2018 12:07 PM Some Service Chiefs making money from war against Boko Haram – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has alleged that some Service chiefs in the country were making money from the war against Boko Haram insurgents. The group expressed dismay that despite the huge funds being earmarked for the procurement of weapons to fight insurgency in the northeast,the government has failed to protect lives 22

November 28, 2018 7:52 PM Senate endorses establishment of polytechnic in Buhari’s hometown, others

The Senate has adopted the report of its committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund for the establishment of 10 higher institutions in some parts of the country. The red chamber agreed that the establishment of the institutions would go a long way to open up the education space in the country, as well as assist the country to fight illiteracy 25

November 27, 2018 1:09 PM Ronaldo, Mbappe, Griezmann make Globe Soccer Awards final shortlist

Cristiano Ronaldo and French pair, Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann, will fight it out for the Best Player Award, when the 10th edition of the Globe Soccer Awards is staged at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah on January 3, 2019. The three players lead the nominations for the now traditional gala awards ceremony to be held in association with the 13th Dubai 27

November 25, 2018 9:55 AM Boko Haram: What Buhari must do now – SERAP reacts to killing of soldiers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the spending of defence and military budgets between 1999 and 2018 in order to promote transparency and accountability in the sector. SERAP said the probe would ensure that the funds meant for military 30

November 24, 2018 6:08 AM EPL: Mourinho predicts when Manchester United will enter top four

Jose Mourinho has declared that Manchester United will be back in the Premier League’s top four by the end of 2018. United host Crystal Palace on Saturday sitting in eighth place, seven points off Champions League places. Although Mourinho acknowledges that is a “big gap,” he remains confident of climbing the table by January. “I know it’s a big gap but I also know that until 23

November 22, 2018 6:59 AM EPL: Sarri, Mourinho fight over Inter Milan defender

Maurizio Sarri wants Chelsea to sign Inter centre-back, Milan Skriniar, ahead of Manchester United. The Blues bolstered Sarri’s options in the summer, with the signings of Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who joined in a club-record deal. But the 59-year-old is desperate to strengthen his options in the January transfer window 22