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June 22, 2018 7:10 PM Buhari approves appointment of four non-executive directors for CBN

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of four non-executive directors for the Central Bank of Nigeria. The Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists. According to the statement, the new appointees 18

June 22, 2018 7:05 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: How PDP reacted to Super Eagles’ win

The People Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the Super Eagles over 2-0 win win against Iceland in their Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup. Ahmed Musa scored both goals for the Super Eagles as they claimed their first win at the tournament in Russia. They will now face Argentina on Tuesday, hoping to book a place in the knockout rounds 19

June 22, 2018 6:39 PM MASSOB blasts Buhari over arrest of Senator Abaribe

The Members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has condemned in totality the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe by agents of the Department of State Services, DSS. The group called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure immediate release of Abaribe and that failure to do so, it would force Ndigbo to defend 17

June 22, 2018 8:00 AM APC Convention: Submit yourself to EFCC – PDP chides Oshiomhole

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said that Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, former Edo State governor, was coming in as national chairman to lead the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to its death. Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP’s Publicity Secretary, stated this while speaking with Independent. He described the statement credited to Oshiomhole that he would 16

June 22, 2018 7:41 AM Magu fumes over abandoned projects as EFCC begins probe of NDDC, contractors

The Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) has announced that it will soon visit projects abandoned by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and contractors. Acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu made the disclosure when a delegation of the National Association of Niger-Delta Students (NANDS) visited him in Abuja on Thursday 18

June 22, 2018 5:49 AM APC convention: Coast clear for Oshiomhole as Ebri withdraws from race

A former governor of Cross River State, Clement Ebri has withdrawn from the national chairmanship race of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The development means former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, only needs affirmation of the delegates on Saturday to clinch the position. In a statement on Thursday evening, Ebri said he was pulling out after 19

June 21, 2018 5:08 PM Ibadan masquerades defy Olubadan’s order, perform for Chief Lekan Balogun, others

Atipako, one of the prominent masquerades (Egungun) and other masquerades in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Wednesday performed dance for the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun and other High Chiefs despite a warning by the Olubadan of Ibadanland that none of the masquerades should perform for them. The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu 18

June 21, 2018 5:03 PM NOUN matriculates 16,033 students

The 17th Matriculation Ceremony of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been scheduled for Saturday, 23rd June, 2018. The ceremony will hold simultaneously at the 78 study centres of the university across the country. In a statement on Thursday, the Director of Media and Publicity of the university, Mr. Ibrahim Sheme, said the university 21

June 21, 2018 3:58 PM DSS Arrest Former Benue Governor, Suswam

The Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state. The former governor was arrested after the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, allegedly petitioned the DSS over the security situation in the state, as he (Suswam), was allegedly planning to make it ungovernable, reports 19

June 21, 2018 12:28 PM 2019: PDP speaks on ‘endorsing’ Atiku as presidential candidate

The Bayelsa chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has refuted claims that it endorsed former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar as the party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 elections. Chairman of the state chapter of the PDP, Moses Cleopas, said Abubakar’s visit was not for endorsement of his aspiration as the party’s presidential candidate 21