Wasika daga Afirka: Mece ce alakar motsin kasa da addini da zaben Najeriya?

Image captionA farkon watan nan ne a ka yi girgizar kasa a babban birnin Najeriya Abuja. A jerin sakonnin da muka samu daga Afirka, marubuciya ‘yar asalin Najeriya Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ta dalilin da ya sa motsin kasa a babban birnin Najeriya ya jawo firgici. Da safiyar 6 ga watan Satumba ina gidana a Abuja, […]

Senator Mustapha Sani  Mohammed visits Lapai

Ahead of the of the senatorial primaries of the All Progressives Congress slated for October 2, Senator Mustapha Sani Mohammed of Niger South (Zone ‘A’) kick-started his campaign on Saturday in Mokwa Local Government Area. Sunday was the turn of Edati. Yesterday (Monday) he was in Lapai LGA. Arriving in Lapai town, the lawmaker called […]

Skye: Don’t spare other sick banks, experts tell CBN

NDIC Managing Director, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim Banking industry experts have said it was obvious Skye Bank will fail as it was on life support of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a long time, and advised the apex bank against shielding other distressed banks. The experts however said the bridge bank, stop gap action […]

FRSC screens 300,000 applicants for 4,000 jobs

Applicants during the Federal Road Safety Commission’s recruitment exercise at the Prison Staff College in Kaduna yesterday. About 324,000 applicants nationwide have commenced screening exercise for 4,000 job spaces in the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). Speaking yesterday during an assessment tour to the screening centres in Abuja, Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi said the […]

CJN pledges unbiased judiciary ahead 2019 polls

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen has assured that the judiciary will attend to disputes arising from the 2019 general elections with fairness. Justice Onnoghen made this declaration yesterday at the inauguration of 30 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja. “As we prepare for the 2019 […]

FG releases N43bn to defunct Airways workers, universities

From left: Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud Isa- Utse; Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed; Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sunny Echono; and Executive Secretary TETfund, Abdullahi Baffa, at a press briefing in Abuja yesterday, where the minister announced federal government’s approval for the immediate release of N22.68b to Nigeria Airways ex-workers and […]

2019: Convention venue tears PDP organs apart

The National Working Committee (NWC) and the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed on the venue for the party’s convention slated for October 6. The convention is where delegates would elect the party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the inauguration of the party’s National Convention […]

Osun rerun election shifts APC presidential primary

Buhari: APC shifts presidential primary till Friday The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again rescheduled its presidential primary. It will now take place on Friday, Sept. 28, as against the earlier announced date of Thursday, Sept. 27. It was the third time the party would announce a slight adjustment of its primary timetable. Mr Yekini […]

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, coach Rohr disagree on Luka Modric

Luka Modric: Best FIFA Player Award winner, not Mikel Obi’s choice Captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi and Coach Gernot Rohr disagreed on whether Croatian Luka Modric should be crowned as Best FIFA Player of the year. Modric was Rohr’s first choice, according to the details of the voting done by national captains, […]

Truck crushes motorcyclist, passenger on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Scene of the accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway By Abiodun Lawal A motorcyclist and his passenger were on Monday crushed to death in an accident involving a truck and a motorcycle on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. My Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), who confirmed the incident to the News Agency […]