Anfield atmosphere ‘motivates’ Manchester United – Jose Mourinho

MANCHESTER — Jose Mourinho insists there is nothing Liverpool fans can do to make Anfield intimidating for his Manchester United players this weekend. Phil Neville said this week that a trip to Anfield is the “ultimate test” for a United player while Mikael Silvestre warned the current squad to prepare for “hell.” Mourinho, though, insists his […]

Call for break-up: Northern elders, ACF, Arewa youths, disown Ango Abdullahi

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Dr. Paul Unongo,  and the Arewa  Youths Consultative Forum  are not on the same page with Northern Elders Forum  (NEF) chieftain,Professor Ango Abdullahi, on his position that Nigerians should “go our separate ways.” The former vice chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria,has also […]

Northern Govs. Select GE To Boost Healthcare Development

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare, a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States, with the signing of a one-of-a-kind strategic partnership agreement this week in Abuja Under the framework agreement, designed to bring GE’s global capabilities […]

Entrepreneur Calls On FG To Work With Youths In Tourism Development

An entrepreneur , Ms Abigail Olagbaye, has urged the Federal Government to work with Nigerian youths in the development of the nation’s tourism sector. Olagbaye made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. “A youth today can become the minister of tourism or director-general of a […]

Five Students Feared Dead in Boat Mishap | Photos+Video

A couple of students have gone missing in an educational trip that went awry in the northern part of Nigeria, leading to bitter agitations. Five secondary school students have been declared missing after nine of them accidentally fell into in a river in Kaduna state, North West Nigeria. The incident was said to have occurred […]

Governor Al-Makura appoints new Head of Service, another official

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has appointed Mr Abari Aboki as the new Head of Service (HoS) of the state, replacing Mr Thomas Ogiri who retired recently. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, announced this in statement made available to newsmen in Lafia on Friday. Before his appointment Abari served […]

Jonathan, Buhari To Be Probed Over N11.1bn Aso Rock Clinic Budget

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has moved to probe former president, Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari over Aso Rock clinic budget. The House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to set up an Ad-hoc committee to investigate former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari’s N11.1 billion State House Clinic budgets between 2015-2017. The House unanimously agreed […]

Prisons officials want probe of CG Ahmed Jafaru for alleged abuse of office, insubordination

A group of officers of the Nigeria Prison Service, NPS, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Comptroller-General of Prisons, Ahmed Jafaru, for alleged abuse of office and insubordination. The group who described themselves as “Aggrieved Prison Officers”, also urged Mr. Buhari to order an immediate probe of Mr. Jafaru’s administration. The officers accused […]

South Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park Geun-hye

A South Korean court issued an additional warrant on Friday to extend the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial for charges including bribery, abuse of state power and leaking state secrets. Park will be detained for another six months as her previous arrest warrant is set to expire on Monday. She […]