AFCON 2019: Details of South Africa vs Nigeria match confirmed

The details for the Super Eagles’ 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa has been released. In an update via their official Twitter handle, the Bafana Bafana confirmed the game will be played on Saturday, November 17 at the FNB Stadium. Kick-off is 3pm. “@BafanaBafana next face Nigeria in the penultimate 2019 AFCON […]

Power supply: 945MW to be added to national grid before end of 2018

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday said that additional 945 megawatts of electricity, would be added to the national grid before the end of 2018. Fashola revealed this at the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce breakfast business meeting in Lagos, with the theme: “Power Sector and the Way Forward”. The […]

EFCC: Ozekhome speaks on Fayose’s detention

Human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), says efforts had begun to secure the release of former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Ozekhome said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Fayose, whose tenure as governor […]

Peace Corps Commandant arrested for allegedly extorting N54m from job seekers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Gombe State has arrested Ambore Enoch, the Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps in the state. Enoch was accused of extorting N54 million from members of the public in the state under the pretext of offering them appointment into the corps and providing them its training kits. […]

What new Ekiti governor, Fayemi must do now – CACOL

A group, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, on Thursday asked newly-inaugurated Ekiti State Governor, Olukayode John Fayemi to publicly declare his assets just as he did during his first term in office. CACOL explained that Fayemi’s declaration of assets will serve as a standard upon which other public office holders will be held. […]

Plateau 2019: PDP guber candidate, JT Useni picks Shignugul as running mate

The Peoples Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has picked Benedict Shignugul, a retired Theatre Nurse, as his running mate. This was disclosed by the PDP Organising Secretary in the State, Yakubu Chocho. Chocho said, the 58-year-old Shignugul, who hails from Mangu, was picked after “careful considerations and deliberations within the party’’. […]

Fayose: PDP speaks on continuous detention of ex-Governor

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to drag former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, to court. Fayose has spent more than 24 hours in the custody of the EFCC after he surrendered himself to the anti-graft agency’s Abuja office on Tuesday afternoon. The EFCC told […]