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December 11, 2018 7:07 AM 2019 presidency: We are back to do-or-die politics – Ijaw youths

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has asked the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari and enact the amended Electoral Act into law ahead of the 2019 election. It said the refusal to grant assent for the fourth time was unpatriotic and has returned the nation to the era of do-or-die politics. IYC, led by Mr. Eric Omare, in a statement yesterday 18

December 11, 2018 6:04 AM 2019: PDP rejects Kashamu as Ogun governorship candidate, insists on Adebutu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected Senator Buruji Kashamu as its governorship candidate in Ogun State. This was contained in a statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Monday following a rally held by the Senator in Ijebu Igbo town in the state. PDP accused Kashamu of being desperate to destabilise it, describing 17

December 9, 2018 6:25 PM 2019 election: Stop assassinating Tinubu’s character – Lagos youths warn Agbaje

Youths of the Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have warned the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Jimi Agbaje, to stop blackmailing and assassinating the character of a former governor of the state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a statement by its Organizing Secretary, Idris Aregbe on Sunday, the youths 17

December 9, 2018 10:23 AM Jubril of Sudan: Nnamdi Kanu reveals why Apostle Suleman, Adeboye are not true prophets, hails Oyedepo

But, reacting, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi described The cleric as a ‘hater of Buhari,’ questioning why the cleric would go to a far length to discredit Buhari. Also reacting to Oyedepo’s statement, Kanu in a live broadcast on Saturday said the pastor’s reaction was an example of how religious 20

December 9, 2018 6:42 AM 2019: Ben Bruce reacts as Peter Obi’s account gets frozen, attacks EFCC

Ben Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East has condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for freezing the account belonging to Atiku Abubakar’s running mate, Peter Obi. The Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) had on Saturday in a statement cried out over the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to its Vice presidential 16

December 9, 2018 5:52 AM Flights suspended as FAAN withdraws services

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) over alleged indebtedness. Arik Air’s Communications Manager, Mr Adebanji Ola, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday to NAN. The statement 18

December 8, 2018 10:54 AM Buhari approves appointments of nine Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita. The list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Dr. Bakari Wadinga 23

December 8, 2018 7:23 AM PSG speak on being forced to sell Neymar, Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain have slammed reports claiming they could be forced to sell Neymar or Kylian Mbappe, to avoid Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions. French newspaper, L’Equipe, published an article on Friday, claiming PSG were considering cashing in on one of their prized assets to comply with UEFA rules. PSG – who spent a world-record €222million on Neymar 21

December 7, 2018 5:45 PM EPL: Mendes speaks on Mourinho’s plan to leave Manchester United

Jose Mourinho’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has denied he was planning on leaving Manchester United, describing the rumours that he is heading for the exit as “totally untrue”. In a statement released on Friday, Mendes insisted that Mourinho was planning his long-term future at Old Trafford and the “club is very happy with him”, despite his team being winless 18

December 7, 2018 2:54 PM EPL: Arsenal confirm Holding may miss nine months of play to injury

Arsenal have confirmed that defender, Rob Holding has been ruled out from at least six months of action after rupturing his cruciate ligament of his left knee. The statement read, “Further to the injury sustained during our match at Manchester United on Wednesday night, we can confirm that Rob Holding has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee. “Rob will undergo 18