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January 15, 2019 8:38 PM All my medals, Olympic torch gone – Kanu Nwankwo cries out

Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu has said that he had suffered the “saddest day” of his life. Kanu, a former Arsenal star, said he had found out every medal he won during his playing days had vanished from his Lagos property. The former Ajax star told The Cable, that he is in a “rude shock” after learning that a host of cherished keepsakes earned 37

January 15, 2019 8:26 PM Buhari launches new Nigerian passport with 10-year validity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, launched a new enhanced security Nigerian passport with 10 years validity. Buhari performed the ceremony at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting was held a day earlier, to enable the President participate in the All Progressives Congress (APC) rallies 25

January 14, 2019 12:31 PM 2019: Bauchi lawmaker speaks on consequences of relocating collation centre

Tukur said this in a petition addressed to Bauchi INEC office obtained by DAILY POST on Monday. The lawmaker added that it’s a gross violation of the Nigerian constitution for INEC to relocate collation centre away from Zwall with the allege tacit support of the All Progressives Congress. “As a representative of my people in Tafawa Balewa, I should be officially 23

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 26

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 26

January 10, 2019 5:39 PM Transfer: Ighalo set for EPL return this January

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has told Sky Sports News he wants to return to the Premier League this month. However, Chinese club Changchun Yatai, want to recoup the £20m they spent to sign him from Watford in January 2017, if they are to sell. Shortly after joining Changchun Yatai, Ighalo claimed his preference was to remain in England. He said at the time Crystal 33

January 10, 2019 5:03 PM Lagos Train accident: NRC confirms one dead

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has confirmed that one person died at an early hour train derailment on Thursday at Ashade railway crossing Agege, Lagos. Mr Jerry Ochi, the Lagos Railway District Manager (RDM), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday that the victim died at the NRC hospital at Ebute Meta while receiving treatment 21

January 10, 2019 6:08 AM Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu to address boycott of 2019 elections, betrayal of Igbo Governors

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), will speak on a phone-in radio programme from Israel at about 6pm on Saturday. The programme is to enable him address issues relating to the threat to boycott the general elections by IPOB. Kanu will also talk about the alleged betrayal of the Igbos, caused by the leadership of Ohanaeze 25

January 9, 2019 10:57 AM Davido speaks on ‘slapping’ Kizz Daniel’s manager, Lawrence

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has insisted that the report that he slapped Kizz Daniel’s manager was not true. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the Omo baba owo said the alleged assault on Tumi Lawrence, who manages fellow music star, Kizz Daniel, was cooked up. Lawrence had alleged that he was assaulted by Davido 22

January 8, 2019 1:16 PM NLC threatens to boycott 2019 elections over new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Edo State Chapter, says it will boycott the 2019 general elections if the N30,000 minimum wage bill was not transmitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Emmanuel Ademokun, Chairman, Edo NLC, stated this on Tuesday in Benin, when he led a protest 56