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January 15, 2019 7:17 AM Imo guber: More APC bigwigs abandon Gov. Okorocha, Nwosu

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have again lost some die-hard followers in the state. This is as some bigwigs of the “Agburu Anyi” faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Governor Okorocha, have left the group. Engr. Nshirim, a former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is among the latest 636

January 13, 2019 7:26 AM Walter Onnoghen finally breaks silence on why he did not declare his assets

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 118

January 13, 2019 7:10 AM Justice Onnoghen: Vacate your office now – Anti-corruption center tells CJN

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 136

January 13, 2019 6:53 AM Nigerian Airforce: Guidelines for 2019 recruitment exercise released [Full details]

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 138

January 12, 2019 7:51 AM 2019: PDP speaks on Ekweremadu, South-East Governors allegedly working for Buhari’s re-election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied the statement attributed to the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), that the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and South-East Governors were working for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. A statement by the party after its meeting with party leaders in the zone, accused the All Progressives Congress 139

January 11, 2019 7:04 PM BREAKING: Fabregas finally joins Monaco for £10m

Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas has completed his move to AS Monaco in a deal worth £10 million ($12.8m). The 31-year-old signed a three-and-a-half-year-deal with the French club. It is hoped he will play a key role in helping the 2017 Ligue 1 champions avoid relegation. He will reunite with former Arsenal team-mate and close friend Thierry Henry at Stade 116

January 11, 2019 6:02 AM 2019 Election: INEC REC speaks on selling ballot paper

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Cross River, Dr Frankland Briyai has said that the commission did not sell ballot papers to anybody or group in the state. Briyai, who disclosed this on Thursday in Calabar, was reacting to the impounding of a truck with INEC materials and some ballot papers 113

January 10, 2019 1:13 PM Mikel Obi longs for Super Eagles’ return

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has said that he “can’t wait” to return to Super Eagles. Mikel has not played for Nigeria since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles captain excused himself from international duty including four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches 165

January 10, 2019 8:11 AM Levante vs Barcelona: Messi, Suarez dropped for Copa del Rey tie

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are absent from Barcelona’s squad for the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie at Levante. Barca, who have won the tournament four years in a row, go to Ciutat de Valencia in the last 16 on Thursday. And manager Ernesto Valverde has opted not to name Messi and Suarez in his squad. Jeison Murillo, a loan signing from Valencia 153

January 10, 2019 7:19 AM Kwankwaso’s camp reacts to his probe by Ganduje over alleged corruption, diversion of govt funds

The Kwankwasiyya Movement in Kano has reacted to the probe of its leader and former governor of the state, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, by his successor and incumbent governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje over alleged diversion of funds for a multi-million naira 5km road project during his tenure. Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam, a prominent member of the group and commissioner 141