* Says Governor means well for Born The Northern Emancipation Network has said the reported endorsement of the former Borno state’s Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum as successor is in good faith and in the best interest of the state. “In the past, and in most other states, we have […]

NCPC Charges Israel To Deepen Economic Collaboration With Nigeria

The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Uja Tor Uja has charged the Israeli government to deepen its investments, partnerships and economic collaborations with Nigeria. Uja, gave this charge while playing host to the Israeli Charge D’affairs, Mr. Nadav Goren, in Abuja recently. He urged Israel to deepen its relationships with […]

APC primary: Kwara members affirm Muhammadu Buhari

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Friday, affirmed their support for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election as the party held its presidential primary nationwide. In Kwara State, the Chief Returning Office, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Hon. Minister of Information and Culture coordinated the exercise. In his words, Kwara State APC Chairman, Hon. […]

Ghanaian government directs Nigerian traders, others to reopen shops

The Minister of Trade and Industry in Ghana has directed immediate opening of all shops and outlets owned by Nigerians and other foreign nationals that were closed recently. According to a statement by the ministry in Accra, the directive followed extensive consultation it had with National Executives of Ghana Union of Traders Association and the […]

Adams Oshiomhole to inaugurate APC presidential convention committee

Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, will on Saturday, inaugurate the party’s 21-member Presidential National Convention Committee. Mr Yekini Nabena, the acting APC National Publicity Secretary, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja, adding that the committee would be headed by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. “The yet […]

Udoma Udoma: Nigeria’s economy excites global investors

Key foreign investors, who met at various meetings with the Nigerian government delegation to the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York during the week, have expressed interest in scaling up investment in Nigeria. A press statement by the Ministry of National Planning and Budget signed by the Media Adviser to the Minister, James Akpandem, […]

Police arrest car snatching syndicate in Abuja

The Nigeria Police has arrested a car snatching gang in Abuja after a reported case of a car snatched at gunpoint on February 12, 2018 at Lugbe. DCP Rabiu Ladodo, who confirmed this said, “police operatives from Lugbe Division have arrested members of the notorious car snatching syndicate and recovered the snatched Opel car with […]

INEC advised to make birth certificate requirement to contest elective positions

The National Population Commission (NPC) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) to make birth certificate a requirement to contest elective positions and eligibility to vote during elections in the country. It said this remains one of the ways to checkmate the rampancy of age falsification among the citizens of the country. The commission […]

Steven Gerard: Roberto Firmino is an absolute genius

Roberto Firmino has been branded “an absolute genius” by Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, with the Brazilian forward considered to be a key figure for Jurgen Klopp. Eyebrows were raised when the Reds invested £29 million ($38m) in a South American who had never been prolific back in the summer of 2015. Firmino has, however, established […]