Dapchi girls parents welcome negotiation option

Parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe, on Tuesday, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for considering the option of negotiation against use of military force to rescue the girls. The parents, who spoke separately to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu, said the option gave them hope for safe return of the girls. Alhaji Bashir […]

House of Reps lifts suspension on Abdulmumin Jibrin

The House of Representatives Tuesday lifted the 180-day suspension slammed on the erstwhile chairman of the appropriation committee, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, for alleged false allegations of budget padding against the leadership. Speaker Yakubu Dogara who announced the lifting of the suspension at the plenary disclosed that Jibrin has written a letter of apology and fulfilled […]

Senate to confirm central bank deputy govs, monetary policy c’ttee members

The Senate has approved that the nominees for the positions of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and members of the Monetary Policy Committee be screened for confirmation. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, raises a point of order at the plenary on Tuesday […]

UTME 2018 : JAMB speaks on release of results

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Examination Board (JAMB) has reacted to reported release of 2018 UTME results. Reports had on Tuesday emerged on social media that the UTME 2018 results have been released, with some candidates posting their alleged results online. However, the board spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told DAILY POST that candidates should disregard […]

FCT police foil robbery attempt in Lugbe

The Police Command at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday said it foiled an armed robbery attack at Sauka Federal Housing Estate, Lugbe Extension of the territory and killed two suspects. The command’s Spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a statement, said that the operation followed a distress call on March 10 that some armed […]

Manchester United vs Sevilla: We can win the Champions League – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has said “anything is possible” if they can overcome Sevilla on Tuesday night and qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals. CLubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and United’s local rivals and runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City, are favourites to win the competition. But Mourinho, who has won the […]

Barcelona vs Chelsea: Messi returns to club training after birth of son [VIDEO]

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi was welcomed back to the club training ahead of their Champions League second round of 16 clash against Chelsea with a round of applause following the birth of his son, Ciro. Recall that Messi missed Barca’s 2-0 win over Malaga on Saturday, with the club initially stating he was absent for “personal […]

Niger State: 2019; Another Opportunity to get it right

Advance democracies in the world like the United State of America, Britain and France have continually taught the rest of the world, that ambitious nations have no place for second best or second-hand democracy or the mundane associated with politics and governance in developing countries like Nigeria. In civilised clans, only the best of the […]

Guardiola speaks on Man City winning Premier League title against United

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has played down the possibility of winning the Premier League title against Manchester United. City defeated Stoke 2-0 on Monday night, thanks to a David Silva brace. With the result, Guardiola’s men need nine points to be crowned champions. However, they could potentially win it earlier, by beating second-placed United […]

2019: Buhari rejects amendment on Electoral Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the amendment to the Electoral Act proposed by National Assembly. The National Assembly had proposed that presidential election comes last in amendment to the Electoral Act 2010. But it was gathered that the president gave three reasons for withholding assent to the bill, which was passed by both chambers of […]