England’s Marcus Rashford meet Nigeria legend Segun Odegbami in Russia

Nigeria legend Segun Odegbami has described how excited England forward Marcus Radford was to meet him in Russia. Odegbami, who was one of the stars of the Green Eagles team to win Nigeria’s first Africa Cup of Nations title on home soil in 1980, is in Russia for the World Cup. Manchester United star Rashford, […]

‘Port Harcourt girl’ flees with Lagos-based lover’s ATM card, withdraws N1m

A businessman identified as Olugbenga is in tears after his lover, Thelma Kimberly fled with his Automated Teller Machine, ATM, card and allegedly withdrew N1m from his bank account. Miss Kimberly, who is based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, visited Olugbenga at his residence on Victoria Island, Lagos State, on May 17, 2018, Punch reports. […]

Nigeria vs Argentina: Sampaoli set to drop Caballero, start Di Maria

There are early indications, that head coach of Argentina, Jorge Sampaoli, will drop Willy Caballero for their crunch game against Nigeria on Tuesday. Caballero was at fault for the first goal, as they were thrashed 3-0 by Croatia on Thursday. The Chelsea keeper generally had a game to forget, as his country suffered defeat that […]

N-Power: Edo announces verification for pre-selected applicants

Edo State Government has scheduled physical verification for pre-selected applicants for N-Power Creative, N-Power Tech Hardware and N-Power Tech Software of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme. The announcement was contained in a statement on Friday by the State Focal Person, National Social Investment Programme, Osayuwamen Aladeselu. It readS: “The verification exercise for the pre-selected […]

Nigeria vs Argentina: Rohr gives update on Mikel Obi’s injury

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is confident captain John Mikel Obi will recover in time, for their final Group D game against Argentina on Tuesday. Mikel Obi sustained a wrist injury during Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. The Tianjin TEDA midfielder could be seen moving gingerly towards the end […]

Why Buhari reinstated permanent secretaries suspended in 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of three permanent secretaries, who had been under suspension since 2015. Lawrence Ojabo, Director Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday said the President gave the directive while considering recommendations of the Federal Service Management Committee and that of the SGF. He […]

You’re working against us – NAFDAC DG, Adeyeye fires consultants

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has revoked the appointments of NAFDAC consultants over allegations of anomalies and irregularities. In a statement on Friday in Abuja, Prof. Adeyeye noted that the activities of the consultants were detrimental to the Federal Government’s ease of doing business […]

BREAKING: 2019: Obasanjo meets with Tunde Bakare, Yoruba leaders in Lagos

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is currently meeting with prominent Yoruba leaders, in what is believed to be part of moves to forge a common front, ahead of the 2019 general elections. DAILY POST gathered that the meeting is taking place in the home of Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, in Lagos. Other leaders of the […]

FURTHER CLARIFICATIONS ON THE DISTORTED 2018 BUDGET – PRESIDENCY

Sequel to the response of the National Assembly justifying its distortion of the 2018 Budget, the following clarifications have become necessary. 1.    Throughout the budget consideration process the executive, through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, was in touch with the National Assembly. The executive was approached by the National Assembly who indicated that […]

Oyegun carries out last assignment, inaugurates Kano, Jigawa APC chairmen

In one of his last assignments as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Friday evening inaugurated the Party’s Kano and Jigawa State Chairmen, Abdullahi Abass and Hon. Ado Sani Kiri. The APC National Chairman charged the newly-inaugurated State Chairmen to work for the re-election of their respective state governors […]