Super Eagles’ Gernot Rohr is a special coach – Alex Iwobi

Arsenal Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi has given his thoughts as to why coach of the Nigeria senior national team Gernot Rohr is different from other coaches he has worked with. Iwobi made his international debut for Nigeria during the reign of Samson Siasia as coach, and the 20 year old has since gone on to […]

Okorocha: We don’t need Biafra… let’s fix our relationship with the north

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says Igbo people need to fix the “bridge of relationship” with their northern counterparts. He cautioned those in support of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) saying, “we don’t need such”. “I do know that when the chips are down, they (IPOB) won’t be anywhere to be […]

NERDC: CRK not removed from schools’ curriculum

The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) says Christian religious knowledge (CRK) is still being taught in schools contrary to reports that it has been scrapped. Ismail Junaidu, NERDC executive secretary, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. He said it is taught as a separate subject with the accompanying teachers’ guide. Junaidu […]

We are going nowhere, Igbo tell Arewa youth

The Igbo Delegate Assembly and Northern Igbo Chiefs, groups comprising stakeholders from the south-east, have told the coalition of Arewa youth that Igbo would remain in the north. The Arewa group has given those from the south-east up till October 1 to leave the region but the elders said they have found a home. They visited Nasir el-Rufai, […]

Anthony Joshua is a “plastic Nigerian” – Fury

British boxer, Tyson Fury, on Tuesday described Anthony Joshua as a “plastic Nigerian” and claimed he is more Nigerian than the world heavyweight boxing champion. Joshua is of Nigeria descent, with Shagamu, Ogun state as his ancestral home.  However, Fury in a video posted on his Instagram page, stated that he would be the one […]

Kelechi Emeteole, former coach of Enugu Rangers, Heartland dead

A top Nigerian coach, Kelechi Emeteole, is dead. The former Heartland coach died in the early hours of Wednesday in an Indian hospital after battling with cancer of the throat.   He passed on before a corrective surgery could be performed on him. Media officer of Heartland, Solomon Onu, confirmed the development. “Kelechi Emeteole has […]

Two police officers dismissed for collecting N15,000 bribe in Abuja

Police in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, has dismissed two traffic wardens attached to Wuse Police Division, for allegedly collecting N15,000 as bribe from a traffic offender. The Assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of the unit, Abayomi Shogunle gave the names of the suspects as Musa Muktari with force number 394120 GDI and Shuaibu […]

El-Rufai has failed in Kaduna, cannot contest for President in 2019 – Senator Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has admonished his State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to shelve his presidential ambition because “he has failed woefully.” Sani, who gave the call in a statement he issued on Wednesday, also lambasted El-Rufai for allowing kidnapper take over the state, despite accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of running a […]

AGF Malami reveals why he authorized appeal against Saraki’s CCT trial

@dailypost.ngThe Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday, said his commitment to the ongoing anti-corruption fight was responsible for his decision to authorize the appeal against the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, which acquitted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki of all charges bordering on false assets declaration. […]

Corruption fueling Biafra agitation, militancy – Magu

The Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has claimed that corruption was behind separatists agitation across the country. Appealing to Nigerians to stop celebrating people with questionable wealth, Magi said Nigeria would be one of the best countries in the world if corruption was eradicated.  Magu, who said this […]