Ezeife throws weight behind Obi as Atiku’s running mate

Former Anambra Governor Chukwuemeka Ezeife backs Peter Obi By EricJames Ochigbo A former Governor of Anambra, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife on Wednesday said the choice of Peter Obi as the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 Presidential flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, was a welcome development. In an interview with the News Agency of […]

Abubuwa biyar da ‘yan Najeriya za su yi kewar Ayodele Fayose

Hakkin mallakar hoto@GOVAYOFAYOSE EFCC ga ni a nan! Wannan ne sakon da tsohon gwamnan Ekiti Ayodele Fayose, ya rubuta a kan wata ‘yar rigar da ya sanya a yayin da ya isa ofishin hukumar da ke yaki da masu yi wa tattalin arzikin Najeriya zagon kasa, EFCC. Wa’adin Mista Fayose a matsayin gwamnan jihar Ekiti […]

Dole mu nemi hakkinmu a Kotu – Gwamnatin Kano

Hakkin mallakar hoto@DONDEKOJOImage captionGwamnan Kano Umar Ganduje tare da dan jarida Ja’afar da ya saki hutunan bidiyo Gwamnatin Jihar Kano ta ce dole ne ta nemi hakkinta a kotu kan dan jaridar da ya saki hutunan bidiyo da ke nuna gwamna Abdullahi Ganduje na karbar rashawar miliyoyin dala. Gwamnatin ta ce za ta gurfanar dan […]

Inflation rises again, hits 11.28% in September

NBS DG, Yemi Kale Inflation rate rose for the second consecutive month in September to 11.28 per cent from 11.23 per cent recorded in August. The consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation, released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that September inflation rate was 0.05 per cent points higher than the […]

Agonising parents of slain aid worker hopeful

Iyakachi, mother of slain Hauwa In the climax of world’s outrage to the killing of a second aid worker, Hauwa Liman, by a faction of Boko Haram, her distraught family are still hopeful she is alive. Hauwa, who works with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), was reported killed by the Islamic State […]

NNPC denies holding $3.5bn subsidy fund

NNPC GMD, Dr Maikanti Baru NNPC By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)  has denied claims that it has  in its custody 3.5 billion dollars Subsidy fund. NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ndu Ughamadu,  disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. He explained that at the hit […]

Children indulge in sex work to feed in Congo

A child and a woman break rocks extracted from a mine at a copper quarry and pit in DR Congo (Reuters/NAN) Hunger has doubled in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a year, with 15 million people in need of food aid, pushing children into sex work and mining, charities said on Tuesday. Many farmers […]

Fayemi appoints COS, SSG, CPS

Governor Fayemi: announces COS, SSG and CPS Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has made his first appointments, with Abiodun Oyebanji being named as Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Fayemi also named Biodun Omoleye as Chief of Staff to the Governor, and Yinka Oyebode as Chief Press Secretary. Oyebanji, a former University lecturer,  previously […]

Trump goes on the rampage on Twitter

Trump cut loose on Twitter, attacks Stormy Daniels and Senator Elizabeth Warren President Donald Trump’s standout act Tuesday was to brand porn star Stormy Daniels “Horseface.”  He also launched tweets about “Pocahontas” Elizabeth Warren, a liberal senator seen as a potential 2020 presidential candidate. Trump had ridiculed the senator  for trying to prove she is part […]

Nigeria for knowledge-sharing forum

Vice President Osinbajo By Chijioke Okoronkwo Nigeria is to attend the 2018 edition of the International Sheroes Forum, a knowledge-sharing and networking event that brings together leaders of diverse achievements from all over the world. Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will represent the country at the event and also at the Inauguration of the Jewel […]