Odion Ighalo Hits Goal No. 18 In Chinese League

The Nigeria international continued his goal-scoring form in China as Chen Jingang’s men suffered a second consecutive loss. Odion Ighalo was on the scoresheet as Changchun Yatai succumbed 5-2 to Jiangsu Suning in Saturday’s Chinese Super League game. In his 24th appearance this season, the 29-year-old registered his 18th goal of the season from the […]

Corps Member Dies In His Sleep 7 Days After His 25th Birthday

A promising member of the National Youth Service Corps has kicked the bucket just 7 days after celebrating his birthday. A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps in Ebonyi state, Usang Benedict Williams has died. The accounting graduate of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH, Ogoja, who was deeply involved in […]

Devastating Earthquake Kills 832 Persons In Indonesia

At least more than 800 persons have died after a devastating earthquake took place in the Indonesia. A general view of a tsunami devastated area in Talise beach, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday. Photo EPA-EFE/Mast Irham The death toll of an Indonesian earthquake and subsequent tsunami has more than doubled to 832, officials announced […]

VP Osibanjo Denies Endorsing Sanwo-Olu For APC Lagos Governorship Ticket

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo has denied claims that he has annointed APC Governorship candidate, Sanwo Olu. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the Lagos All Progressives Congress governorship primary scheduled for Monday. Contrary to the impressions created by a photograph that shows the Vice President with Sanwo-Olu, Osinbajo is neutral […]

BREAKING News: Nigerian Labour Congress Calls Off Strike

Following agreement by the Federal Government to reconvene the tripartite committee, NLC has suspended its warning strike. The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its ongoing nationwide strike after the Federal Government agreed to reconvene the tripartite committee on national minimum wage on October 4. The suspension of the warning strike takes effect from today. Announcing […]

Tinubu’s Camp Threatens Governor Ambode

Tinubu’s camp have been accused of mounting pressure on Governor Ambode to step down and support Sanwolu to be governor. As high-wired intrigues continue to play out in Lagos State over the incumbent governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode’s re-election bid, competent sources saturday revealed that a key segment of the party led by the National Leader […]

Lai Mohammed Caught Sleeping During Public Event

The former scribe of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was seen peacefully succumbing to the demands of his body at a public event. Nigerian Minister of Information Lai Mohammed was seen sleeping at an exhibition ahead of the 58th Independence day celebration. It appears the Kwara State native must have had a […]

My Emergence Will Force Buhari To Drop Ambition – Senator Baba-Ahmed

Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed believes he has what it takes to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari the 2019 presidential elections. A former member of the House of Representatives and the Senate, Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed, tells Leke Baiyewu of the Punch about his political ambition What do you think qualifies you to be Nigeria’s President? I am qualified […]

Buhari’s Minister, Mama Taraba, 7 Members Of Taraba Assembly, LG Excos Join UDP

After dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress and resigning from Buhari’s cabinet, Aisha Alhassan has joined the UDP. A former minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, on Saturday defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to United Democratic Party, UDP. Before joining UDP, Mrs Alhassan resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet today, following her […]

Lagos APC Primary: Hamzat Steps Down For Sanwo-Olu

A leading candidate in the All Progressives Congress Governorship primary has stepped down for another candidate. A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Dr. Femi Hamzat, has withdrawn from the race, according to Punch report. Hamzat made the disclosure himself during a press conference in Lagos on Saturday. He […]

Why APC Disqualified Shittu, Al-Hassan – Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole said the party’s governorship screening committee was not convinced with explanations offered by Shittu concerning his NYSC certificate. The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday, said the party had to disqualify the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu and his Women Affairs counterpart, Aisha Al-Hassan in order to protect the […]

See Photos Of Nigerian Pilot Who Died In The NAF Aircraft Crash In Abuja

The face of the Nigerian pilot who died in the ill-fated crash in Abuja today has been unveiled as the country grieves. Two F-7 aircrafts crashed this morning when they were practicing for the October 1st Independence day. Two F-7 pilots namely Flt. Lieutenant Ambi and Flt. Lieutenant Abutuba survived because they managed to eject […]

People Who Say I’m Slow Said Nothing About PDP’s 16-year Misrule – Buhari

While speaking with a Nigerian community in the United States of America, President Buhari used the juncture to attack the main opposition party in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari has chided Nigerian elite for remaining silent in the face of alleged misrule of the country by the Peoples Democratic Party between 1999 and 2015. The statement […]

‘Mama Taraba’ resigns as Buhari’s women affairs minister

Aisha Alhassan, also known as Mama Taraba has resigned her appointment as Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development on Friday following her disqualification by the ruling All Progressives Congress to contest for governor of Taraba State, according to a report by Punch. An updated report by Daily Nigerian has also confirmed that the Minister […]

Osun Poll: EU, UK, US missions concerned about security agencies’ neutrality in 2019 elections

The European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States missions that monitored the just-concluded Osun governorship elections have expressed concerns over “widespread incidents of interference and intimidation of voters, journalists, and civil society” during the exercise. The missions, in a joint statement issued in Abuja stressed the need for neutrality of the security services […]

More trouble for Ambode as 36 Lagos assembly members endorse Sanwo-Olu (PHOTOS)

Thirty six out of the 40 members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Saturday endorsed an aspirant in the Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primaries, Jide Sanwo-Olu. According to a statement by the Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, the decision was taken at a parliamentary […]

Buhari’s ministers fight over Nigeria Air

[bws_linkedin display=”share,follow”] Like a house divided, there is discordant tune in the President Buhari-led Federal Executive Council as two key ministers have openly disagreed over reason for the suspension of the national carrier project, Nigeria Air. While Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the action was taken due to investors’ apathy, as those who […]