2019: Atiku’s “Think Tank” to rally voters for PDP in 774 LGAs

Members of the ITTA with Mrs Amina Titi Abubakar The National Leadership of Intellectual Think Tank For Atiku (ITTA), a foremost campaign organisation has reiterated its commitment to rally support for the PDP Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar in the 774 Local Government Areas. Evang. Theophilus Ohuoba, National Chairman, ITTA, who made the pledge during a […]

Baru commends NPDC on 100% local content on gas facility

Baru commends NPDC on 100% local content on gas facility NPDC By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)  has commended the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), for achieving 100 per cent local content input in  the development of Oredo Integrated Gas Handling Facility (IGHF). Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director made the […]

FAAC: FG, States, LGAs share N698.71 bn for September

FAAC: FG, States, LGAs share N698.71 bn for September By Folasade Folarin The Federal Government, 36 States and FCT as well as 774 Local Governments on Thursday shared N698.7billion for the month of September. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said this in Abuja, while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the Federation Account […]

Marcelo boost for Madrid ahead of El Clasico

Madrid’s Marcelo: gets fit for El Clasico with Barcelona Real Madrid defender Marcelo trained on Thursday, according to pictures posted by the club, and could be fit to face Barcelona in La Liga’s El Clasico on Sunday. Marcelo took a kick to his right ankle late on during Madrid’s 2-1 Champions League win over Viktoria […]

Umeh, Oduah, Ekwunife make INEC provisional list

Senators Victor Umeh, Stella Oduah and Uche Ekwenife were some of the names in the list of candidates published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra. INEC on Thursday displayed the list of candidates for the 2019 general election and their particulars at the INEC state Headquarters in Awka. Speaking to newsmen, Mr […]

Not Still Greater Than His Father ;Army decorates Obasanjo’s son, 11 others

Adebayo Obasanjo, a son of former President Olusegin Obasanjo, and 11 other senior military officers at the 3 Division of the Nigerian Army were yesterday decorated with their new ranks after the Army Council’s approval of 226 for the nationwide exercise. The ceremony held at the military formation’s headquarters in Jos.Colonel Obasanjo was promoted from […]

Cartel sabotaging River Niger dredging – Dogara

Hon. Yakubu Dogara The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday said certain powerful interests are behind the inability of successive governments to implement the dredging of the River Niger and other water ways in Nigeria. The Speaker disclosed this when he received the new Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority […]

Kano House of Assembly probes Ganduje’s dollars

Governor Ganduje: Assembly probes dollar kickbacks A committee of the Kano State House of Assembly today opened investigations into the allegations of bribery involving the State Governor, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje. DailyNigerian.com had published a video showing Ganduje collecting several bundles of dollar bills and tucking some in his babaringa. The online newspaper claimed the money […]

Nigeria’s Super Eagles move to 44th in FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are now 44th in FIFA ranking By Bushrah Yusuf-Badmus Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots to the 44th in the world in the October FIFA -Coca Cola Ranking. In the ranking table published on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1431 points as against […]