2019: Why I Want To Be Nigerian President – Kwankwaso

A former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has canvassed support from the citizens of Anambra state for his presidential ambition ahead of the 2019 general elections. He said his first hurdle would be to emerge victorious in the presidential primaries. Speaking during a meeting with executive members of Kwankwaso Movement and the […]

Dino Melaye To FG; You Can Not Shut Me Up

Senator Dino Melaye on Tuesday said alleged plans by Federal Government to arraign him for allegedly misleading the Police would not deter him from constructively criticising it when necessary. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, had on Sunday announced plan to arraign Melaye on March 1 for allegedly misinforming the Police in a […]

NSHA ORDERS GOV. BELLO TO SACK LG COUNCILS, MY TAKE

This is the height of legislative recklessness that stands logic on its head, it exposes the lack of capacity and the immatured kinds of minds we have in the state Assembly. From the reports submitted the adhoc committee was set up on the 5th of February, 2018. Assuming the committee resumed work on the 6th, […]

Film on Tafawa Balewa’s book, “Shehu Umar” for screening at Berlin Film Festival

A film adaptation of the book “Shehu Umaru” written by Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s Prime Minister in the First Republic, has been listed for screening at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. Chidia Maduekwe, Managing Director of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

PDP in talks with Govs of N’Central — Secondus

*No fuel, No food, playing politics with killing of innocent people The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Uche Secondus, yesterday, said some governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the North Central will soon join them. Secondus said they were already in talks with the affected […]

Atletico stadium to host Copa del Rey final

Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium will host this season’s Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Sevilla, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) confirmed on Monday. Wanda Metropolitano The 68,000-seat stadium, which was opened at the start of this season, will stage the game on Saturday, April 21. The decision means that Atletico’s home game with […]

Russian president meets FIFA head over preparations for World Cup

Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday met with FIFA chief Gianni Infantino in Moscow to discuss preparation works for the upcoming World Cup, the Kremlin said. It was the first meeting since Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko resigned as head of the championship’s organising committee in December 2017 amid doping scandal. Mukto was […]

Nigeria ‘ll not be used to destabilise Cameroon – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Cameroonian Authority that Nigeria territory would not be used as a staging area to destabilise Cameroon. Buhari was quoted as making the pledge in a communiqué issued at the end of 6th session of the Cameroon-Nigeria Trans-Border Security Committee held in Abuja. The communiqué was signed by the Nigerian Head of Delegation, […]

2019: Ex-CBN chief to run for president

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019. Mr. Moghalu told political correspondents in Lagos that time had come for technocrats, intellectuals and experienced people to take power from Nigeria’s career politicians. He said that he […]

Nigerian Governors back state police

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari, on Monday said creation of state police would help in addressing spate of insecurity in the country. Mr. Yari, also the Zamfara State governor, said this at the end of a two-day summit organised by the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Review of Current Security Infrastructure in […]