INEC appoints eight-man panel to probe underage voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally set up an eight-man investigative panel to look into complaints of preponderance of underage voters in its registers in Kano and Katsina States. The issue of underage minors forming a large chunk of the voting population in Kano State especially during the just concluded local council elections […]

Governor Fayose finally meets President Buhari

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, a critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally met the president. Mr Fayose is among the governors who are attending the Council of State meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Other governors in attendance are those of Sokoto, Delta, Adamawa, Imo, Benue, Lagos, Nasarawa, Abia, Bauchi, Jigawa, Kebbi, […]

THE THREE DAYS FIDDA’U PRAYER FOR…

THE REPOSE OF THE SOUL OF THE LATE HAKIMI BAWA BELLO WAS HELD IN PAIKO TOWN TODAY. HUNDRED OF PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE WERE IN ATTENDANCE. THE MAGAYAKIN MINNA – ALH. ALIYU DATTI, AJIYAN MINNA – ILIYASU DHACKO AND KPOTUN MINNA – BARR. ABBAS BELLO PRAYED AT THE GRAVESIDE OF LATE HAKIMI.   […]

Plateau to generate N14m from pack, pay project

The Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB) says it is targeting to generate N14 million annually from its pack and pay project which began operation on Monday. Mr Mathaias Hata, General Manager of the board disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Jos. Hata said that the operation, which has been […]

Manchester United followed game-plan against Sevilla – Chris Smalling

Manchester United followed manager Jose Mourinho’s game plan against Sevilla, according to Chris Smalling. United drew 0-0 at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in their round-of-16 first leg clash on Wednesday night. Mourinho’s team managed just one shot on target while David De Gea had to be in fine form at the other end as Sevilla […]

Kwara Assembly passes bill banning alcohol

The Kwara State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law expanding areas where the manufacturing, sales and consumption of liquor are prohibited in the capital, Ilorin. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report on the bill by the House on Wednesday. It was gathered that under the law, […]

Brutalised journalist petitions DSS over threat to life

Alambo Datonye, a Correspondent of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has petitioned the authorities of Department of State Services (DSS) over threat to his life by a personnel of the agency. Datonye who was allegedly brutalised on February 17, is finding difficult to cope after he was punched on the eye by the DSS […]

Gernot Rohr rules out Vincent Enyeama’s return for Nigeria

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has finally ended speculation regarding the return of goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to the team ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Rohr said the experienced keeper is not playing at club level and he cannot take players in that situation. The German manager also pointed out that the veteran goalkeeper has […]

Former Kwali council chairman is dead

A former acting chairman of Kwali Area Council, Mr. Danlami Saleh Yebu, is dead. A member of the deceased family, Haruna Gbese, said he died in the early hours of yesterday at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada, after a brief illness. He said the deceased was 49 years – old and had […]

Shehu Sani: How Asiwaju Tinubu’s APC reconciliation committee will succeed

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has disclosed the only way Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s reconciliation committee will be successful. The lawmaker speaking on Channels Tv said Tinubu would be successful in reconciling party members only if the All Progressives Congress governors cooperated with him. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari’s directed its national leader, Bola […]