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September 21, 2018 8:17 PM 2019: Abubakar reveals his enemies, warns INEC, politicians

Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday, said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge the country into crisis. He also appealed to politicians to be more conciliatory in their public utterances, while warning the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to support 16

September 21, 2018 6:48 PM Skye Bank: Polaris Bank takes over as CBN withdraws license

Following the withdrawal of the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in consultation with the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has established a bridge bank known as Polaris Bank, to assume the assets and liabilities of the defunct bank. CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Friday, said the strategy was for the Asset 17

September 21, 2018 11:55 AM ‘I am unemployed’ – Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme

Ikeme was first choice for Nigeria and Wolverhampton Wanderers before being forced to quit and resume chemotherapy instantly. “I am not sure what the future holds. I am unemployed and just taking it day by day,” he told the BBC Sport on Thursday. “I would love to go and learn from the Nigerian FA. Come to Wolves and learn a little bit from them. Maybe 15

September 20, 2018 3:37 PM FIFA ranking: Super Eagles improve [See top 10]

FIFA on Thursday released Nigeria’s latest ranking in global football. The Super Eagles have now moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the new FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year history. According to the rankings posted by FIFA on its official website, the Super Eagles 21

September 20, 2018 10:58 AM Tambuwal carpets APC, Buhari govt at PDP parley

A presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Aminu Tambuwal, on Wednesday met leaders of the South-West geo-political zone. The Sokoto Governor told PDP supporters and delegates at the Osun state secretariat, Wednesday evening, that there is the urgent need to provide a credible alternative that will oust the All Progressives 23

September 20, 2018 8:19 AM What Tambuwal said about suspension of Nigeria Air

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday made the disclosure while addressing newsmen. According to Sirika, the decision to suspend the procurement of Nigeria Air, was taken at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Reacting,cTambuwal in a post on his Twitter page, queried the Buhari-led government for wasting money worth N1.5bn belonging 24

September 20, 2018 5:51 AM Restructuring: Ohanaeze Ndigbo attacks northern elder, Tanko Yakasai

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has berated elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, for accusing the Yoruba of deceiving Ndigbo. Yakasai had, while speaking on the issue of restructuring and said that the Yoruba was deceiving the Igbo as well as confusing innocent people of the North on the subject. However, in a statement by its Spokesperson 19

September 19, 2018 7:23 PM Barcelona inspired by Super Eagles for next home jersey

Barcelona’s next home shirt will see 119 years of tradition come to an end. Sport, a paper that acts as an unofficial mouthpiece for the club, claim the club have signed off on a Croatia-esque home shirt for the 2019/2020 season. It will be the first time the shirt will not feature vertical or horizontal stripes since Barca was formed in 1899. The shirt 23

September 18, 2018 6:22 PM APC formally receives Adiukwu-Bakare, MPP, DPP chairmen, others

The Lagos Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Tunde Balogun, on Tuesday said the recent defections of bigwigs of other parties to the APC were measures of the growing confidence in the party. Balogun made the statement in Ikeja, at the official reception for an ex-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bigwig, Mrs Remi Adiukwu-Bakare, and her supporters 22

September 18, 2018 4:14 PM INEC can’t stop Dariye – APC speaks as imprisoned senator picks nomination form

Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term for fraud while serving as Plateau governor, has picked the All Progressives Congress, APC, nomination form to contest in the 2019 election. Chindo Dafat, APC Publicity Secretary in Plateau, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Jos. Dafat said Dariye’s form was signed 20