PRESS STATEMENT BY THE  NORTHERN ELDERS FORUM

1. The attention of the Northern Elders Forum has been drawn to yet another report of partisan statement in the Punch Newspaper of January 6, 2018 made by its leader, Chief Paul Unongo against the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and another claim against President Muhammadu Buhari. 2. The Forum regrets to have to publicly […]

Fuel scarcity: Marketers give conditions to sell petrol at N145

Oil marketers have said that the cost of petrol in the pricing template that is currently being reviewed will be determined by foreign exchange. The marketers said they will only import petrol if the rate of forex is suitable enough to encourage the importation of the commodity. The Nigerian Government had on Friday announced that […]

I am a very stable genius – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has dismissed all allegations questioning his ability to be president of the United States of America, referring to himself as a “very stable genius”. Trump’s reaction follows the release of a bombshell book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff that questioned his mental stability The publication claimed […]

El-Rufai, double faced individual – Jonathan’s aide, Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has ‘attacked’ Governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, describing the governor as a double faced individual who switches at any given time. This was posted on his twitter handle alongside a picture of El-Rufai kneeling for Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo and Buhari respectively. Omokri, […]

NNPC speaks on increasing fuel price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has again said there is no plan to increase price of premium motor spirit, PMS, also known as petrol. In a statement by the Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, of NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, the corporation said the pump price of petrol remained N143 per litre in NNPC Retail […]

2019: Tinubu reacts to alleged support for Atiku Abubakar

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to insinuations in certain quarters that he’s in support of Atiku Abubakar’s 2019 presidential ambition. Reacting to the insinuations, Tinubu’s spokesperson, Tunde Rahman dismissed the claim, saying both Tinubu and the former Vice President belong to different parties. Speaking with The Sun, Rahman […]

BREAKING: Barcelona, Liverpool agree £142million deal for Coutinho

Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Liverpool midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, in a club-record deal. Spanish newspaper, Sport, reports the Reds have settled on an ‘agreement in principle’ for the Brazilian for a fee of €120m (£106.4m), with a further €40m (£35.5m) in add-ons. Coutinho is expected to sign a five-year deal with the Blaugrana. […]