Kano Assembly to include ex-lawmakers in pension act amendment

Kano State House of Assembly has concluded plans to include former principal officers of the House in the ongoing amendment of the pension act. The House had commenced process to amend the state law that provided pension and gratuity for former governors and their deputies. The decision followed a motion of urgent public importance raised […]

Police break silence on ‘plot’ to kill whistle blower

The Zone 5 headquarters of the Nigerian Police Force, Benin City, has denied plot to eliminate one Ovie Osiebe-Franklin, an alleged whistle blower, and one other Anodeh Brave. This was contained in a statement released by Emeka Iheanacho, Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO). Iheanacho said the alleged whistle blower was a suspect in a […]

EPL: Conte can’t wait to leave Chelsea – Vialli

Former Chelsea manager and a friend to the current head coach, Gianluca Villa, has claimed that Antonio Conte “can’t wait to leave” the club. According to Vialli, his compatriot had become disillusioned with a lack of influence over the club’s transfer policy. Chelsea and Conte are widely expected to part ways at the end of […]

2018 World Cup: We need Obafemi’s experience in Super Eagles – Yobo tells Rohr

Ex-Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo has urged coach, Gernot Rohr to consider Shanghai Shenhua striker, Obafemi Martins for a return to the national team before the commencement of the 2018 World Cup in June. Yobo believes Martins’s experience will be useful for the team during the tournament in Russia. “I am not imposing players on […]

PSG star speaks on Neymar’s ‘move’ to Real Madrid

PSG star, Kylian Mbappe says reports linking Neymar with a move to Real Madrid at the end of this season are “nothing but hot air”. Neymar has only been at the Parc des Princes since PSG smashed the world transfer record to bring him in from Barcelona in August. Madrid have continued to be linked […]

PDP’s apology: There’s an end to everything – Bode George replies Tinubu

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, has told a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that everything that has a beginning has an end. Bode George was reacting to a statement made by the APC leader, where he warned Nigerians not to listen to the apology […]

Easter: What Adeboye told Christians

General Overseer (G.O) of the Redeemed Christians Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday urged Christians to continue to pray so as to emerge victorious in trying times. He said just as Jesus Christ conquered death on the cross of Calvary, Christians must also work towards overcoming tribulations. Adeboye gave the advice during […]

Boko Haram: Buhari under fire over amnesty offer

Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s amnesty offer to Boko Haram. Mohammed said the move will not solve the problems of insurgency. “I don’t believe the amnesty will stop anything because so far so good, we do not know how far the negotiations between the Federal Government and Boko Haram […]

Boko Haram: Troops stop terrorists from penetrating Maiduguri

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in the Cashew Plantation around Bille Shuwa and Alikaranti villages have quashed an attempt by Boko Haram terrorists to penetrate Maiduguri metropolis in Borno State yesterday at about 8:10 pm. A statement, on Monday, from Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole said the […]

2019: I’m still a member of PDP – Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has declared that he is still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The ex-Governor maintained that the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM, being championed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not a political party. According to Duke, the Obasanjo coalition had members cutting across […]