N’Golo Kante signs new 5-year deal at Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has signed a new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The France international, signed from Leicester in the summer of 2016, has been an ever-present in the league for Maurizio Sarri’s side this season. Chelsea are third in the table, four points behind leaders Manchester […]

2019 presidency: Atiku, Amaechi clash in Abuja

Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, have clashed over the privatisation programme of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was president and Atiku his vice. Amaechi and Sowunmi clashed at the first 2019 presidential debate hosted by The Osasu Show and held at NAF […]

Obama and David Cameron plotted my defeat in 2015 — Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has railed against the conduct of Barack Obama, describing the former U.S. president as overbearing and ‘condescending’ in his message to Nigerians ahead of the 2015 general elections. Mr Jonathan said Mr Obama displayed an unusual level of bias during the 2015 elections, issuing a video appeal to Nigerians which all […]

Real reasons I lost 2015 presidential election — Goodluck Jonathan

Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, has revealed how former governors of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the then opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) because they were “blinded by ambition” and a barrage of “fake news,” cost him his bid to be reelected for a second term in office. Mr. Jonathan made the […]

Jonathan is an Inspiration To Every Nigerian Youth – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Goodluck Jonathan, former President, as an inspiration to every young Nigerian. The President said this on Monday in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, on the occasion of the ex-president’s 61st birthday. “President Muhammadu Buhari joins Nigerians in sending warm greetings to former […]

Out of 36 states, I paid Buhari’s ‘election money’ in 30 yet received no patronage – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has in a leaked audio attributed his major grouse with President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to the alleged suffering of Kwara State indigenes due to the absence of federal appointments despite committing resources to the president’s electoral success in 2015. Share on: WhatsApp

BUILDING COLLAPSE REPORT: FCTA TO RESTRUCTURE DEVT CONTROL DEPT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it will overhaul its Department of Development Control to strengthen its institutional framework in order to enable the department cope with the ever increasing building activities in the FCT. Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, made this disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, […]

Why Re-Electing Buhari & The APC In 2019 Will Be A Disaster For Nigeria By Dalo Bamshak M.

Looking by the skin of ones teeth at the antecedents that haul the All Progressive Party APC and the President Mohammed Buhari led administration into power in 2015, one would have an inclination to catechize and query whether or not he has lived up to the promises and commitments he made to Nigerians in his […]

BREAKING: Judge orders Abaribe, others to pay N100m over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe and two others who stood as sureties for the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to pay N100 million each for their inability to produce the missing Biafran activist in court. Justice Binta Nyako, who gave the order amending […]

NECO postpones November/December examination commencement date

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has shifted the commencement date of the November/December, 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE, to November 19. Abubakar Gana, the Acting Registrar of NECO, in a statement issued on Wednesday, recalls that the examination was earlier scheduled to commence on Nov.15. Mr Gana called on candidates sitting for the examination […]

I’ll boycott trial until Nigerian govt obeys my bail rulings, Dasuki tells court

A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, on Tuesday wrote the court informing it of his resolve to avoid court hearing until the prosecution obeys the court’s ruling on his bail. Mr Dasuki is facing trial at an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court for alleged illegal possession of firearms among other charges. […]

What My Government Will Do If I’m Elected As President – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Alliance Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Oby Ezekwesili on Monday unveiled her manifesto and programs for the 2019 presidential election. Dr Ezekwesili presented the manifesto at a press conference in Lagos, which she titled “From Poverty Central To Prosperity: How The ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili Presidency Will Lift 80+ Million Nigerians […]

Fear Of Buhari: Advert Agencies Turning Down Atiku Adverts

Advert agencies in Nigeria are turning down offers from Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for fear of backlash from President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, SaharaReporters has been told. Although the official window of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for commencement of political adverts is November 18, politicians have been staying […]

APC National Vice Chairman ‘expelled’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State has announced the “expulsion” of the party’s national vice chairman, North West, Inuwa Abdulkadir, for alleged anti-party activities. Trouble began for Mr Abdulkadir after a member of the party from his Magajin Gari Á’ward, Naibi Abubakar, wrote a complaint letter to the ward chairman of the party […]

Bello lauds lawmakers’ contribution to Abuja’s development

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commended federal lawmakers for their enormous contributions to the development of the FCT, saying their guidance and support have helped to ensure that the current FCT Administration succeeds in the discharge of its mandate. Share on: WhatsApp

FCTA to release impounded tricycles, introduce Riders’ Certification  

To mitigate the incursion of commercial tricycle and motorcycle operators into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) highways and other unapproved areas, and restrict their activities to the suburbs, the FCT Administration is working to introduce Riders’ Certification, allocate areas to operators as well as assign routes for the group. Share on:

Name Of APC Candidate For Imo Governorship Missing From INEC’s List

After the release of the names of governorship candidates in Imo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, it was observed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate was not represented on the list even though that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emeka Ihedioha, former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

Consumer Protection Council alerts Nigerians on ‘sniper-treated beans’

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has warned Nigerians on the dangers of not parboiling their beans extensively before consumption. The director general, Babatunde Irukera, said the warning became necessary after the agency received information that has already gone viral on reported use of sniper chemical by retailers to preserve beans. Mr Irukera’s warning was contained […]