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November 20, 2017 2:34 PM PDP convention: Wike promoting Secondus, influencing party leaders with huge money – Ojugboh

The immediate past National Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Cairo Ojugboh, has alleged that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike is influencing the party leadership with huge money. He said this was to ensure that his candidate, Uche Secondus, emerge as the national chairman at the forthcoming convention of the party. Speaking with Vanguard 14

November 20, 2017 10:09 AM Saraki mourns Ekwueme, commiserates with Nigeria, family

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed grief over the demise of the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also lauded the dedication and service of Ekwueme to the development of the country. He described Ekwueme as a rare personality 16

November 15, 2017 11:59 PM Ambode, Udom for Nigeria Sports Award

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Gabriel Udom are among dignitaries that have been confirmed to grace the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Sports Award slated to hold on Friday, November 17, 2017. The spokesman for the award who is also the Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limiteed, Mr. Kayode Idowu, disclosed 31

November 14, 2017 8:20 AM Nollywood star, Toyin Abraham opens up on use of codeine, hard drugs

Nollywood star, Toyin Abraham (formerly known as Toyin Aimakhu) has revealed how she abused hard drugs like marijuana and codeine, and was involved in other vices. The actress made the disclosure at the 2017 edition of Success Story Africa, held at the TLC Auditorium, Lagos. “You need to stop bad habits. I was involved in a lot of vices and it became 31

November 8, 2017 2:26 PM Algeria vs Nigeria: Recap of previous meetings between Desert Foxes, Super Eagles

Algeria will host Nigeria in the reverse fixture of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier in Constantine on Friday, 10 November. To both teams, it is a dead rubber encounter as the Super Eagles have already picked African qualifying Group B’s sole ticket to next year’s World Cup in Russia. Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has vowed to take his best legs to Algeria 19

November 7, 2017 4:11 PM 2018 Budget: Buhari begs National Assembly to support his economic policies

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to support his economic policies. Buhari made the appeal in his speech at a joint session of the National Assembly, during the 2018 budget presentation. The President noted that his administration was committed to reforming the country’s economy. Buhari also warned against food smuggling 16

November 1, 2017 11:35 PM MTN Foundation revitalises fight against maternal, child mortality

ABUJA– THE fight against maternal and child mortality in Nigeria, has received a much needed boost from the MTN Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, arm of Mobile Telecommunication Network, MTN. The statistics on maternal and infant mortality had over the years, assumed a frightening dimension, with the country recording a huge number 14

November 1, 2017 3:34 PM Diezani’s application for joinder, deliberate ploy to evade UK trial – Judge

Lagos- Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos Wednesday dismissed the application for joinder, filed by the immediate past petroleum resources minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, on the grounds that it is a misuse of court processes, and a deliberate ploy to run away from justice in the United Kingdom (UK). The judge disclosed this while 15

November 1, 2017 12:43 PM Anambra guber: Monarch threatens to unleash gods against APC

A traditional ruler in Anambra state, Ogirisi Igbo Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has threatened to unleash a traditional deity, Ogirisi against the All Progressives Congress, APC, if they attempt to rig the November 18 Anambra governorship election. Ezeonwuka issued the threat while reacting to APC’s boast that the party will unseat the APGA government 20

November 1, 2017 9:50 AM Lionel Messi Withdraws From WCQ Friendly With Nigeria — OsunDefender

The Barcelona, and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi steps down and will not be on parade at the Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar, venue of the pre-World Cup friendly between Argentina and Nigeria on Tuesday, November 14. According to news report, the manager of the two-time world champions Jorge Sampaoli has opted not to field his skipper against the Super 27