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January 19, 2018 2:43 PM Benue killings: Lalong, El-Rufai, others in Benue over incident

Some members of the Northern Governors Forum, on Friday arrived Benue State to condole with people of the state over the killings allegedly perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen. The forum led by its Chairman and Governor of Borno State, kashim Shettima were received by the State Governor, Samuel Ortom in Makurdi, the state capital. The delegation also have the Kaduna 16

January 19, 2018 7:43 AM 2019: Makarfi better presidential candidate – Abubakar Sidi

Alhaji Abubakar Sidi, a former FCT Coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Campaign Group, has declared former PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi as the best candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sidi in a statement on Thursday said Makarfi’s previous achievements ranging from as a governor to senator made him a good material for the presidency 13

January 19, 2018 1:29 AM Shithole comment: Can we blame Trump?

week’s comment by unpredictable and irreverent American President, Donald Trump describing African countries and Haiti as shithole countries has generated and is still generating heated debates on social media and across the country. Ripples generated by Trump’s remarks cut across other African countries and extend to the American societies. Many have picked 17

January 18, 2018 6:39 PM Speaker Dogara urges President Buhari to assent to Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, sign into law the Petroleum Industry Governance Bills (PIGB) passed into law by the National Assembly. This followed the passage of the legislation by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, same as the version passed by the Senate 17

January 18, 2018 2:01 AM Tokyo 2020 agrees partnership deal with Pasona Group

The Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics has announced that human resource company Pasona Group Inc. will become an official partner of the Games. Pasona, who have become Tokyo 2020’s 47th domestic partner, aim to provide “expert services” including temporary staffing, human resources consulting, education, training, overseas 18

January 17, 2018 7:45 PM Rohr officially signs new Super Eagles deal

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has officially put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Rohr was appointed Super Eagles head Coach in August 2016 and has steered the team to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, winning four games and drawing one in a qualifying group that also had Zambia, African champions 25

January 17, 2018 6:13 PM Presidency eulogies Nigerian for returning N150m wrongfully credited to him in Qatar

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has applauded a Nigerian, Mr. Michael Jonathan Asemota Teddy for his sincerity and honesty in returning QR1,502,000 ($441,127.99) about N150 million wrongfully posted into his account in Qatar. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Wednesday 21

January 17, 2018 5:54 PM Transfer news: Real Madrid to hijack Arsenal’s move for Aubameyang; Emerson set to join Chelsea

Spanish giants, Real Madrid are set to hijack Arsenal bid to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. A top official at the German Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund told Don Balon that Arsenal could face a late competition from Real Madrid after club president Florentino Perez decided an immediate fix is required for the team’s goalscoring 23

January 17, 2018 10:13 AM US Secretary Of State Comes To Trumps Rescue Over “Shithole Country Saga”

Recall that on Thursday, U.S. media reported that President Trump behind closed doors made a statement, in which he called Haiti and African states “shithole countries.” “We have very positive relationship with African nations, we share a number of security issues. “We share a number of economic development issues and I think those leaders know that the United 19

January 17, 2018 12:28 AM Minister demolishes property linked to Patience Jonathan

of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has confirmed the demolition of a property belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, located within Abuja metropolis. Acting through the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), the FCT Administration said it demolished the property because the structure contravened 14