Osinbajo bags Life Bencher award

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was on Friday presented with Life Benchers Award. Osinbajo and 131 others were presented with the award at the Body of Benchers of Nigeria Award night held at the National Judicial Institute, Abuja. The Body of Benchers is a statutory body established by the Legal Practitioners Act, I962 responsible for Call […]

Trump threatens to shut border with Mexico soon

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to shut the border with Mexico in the coming week, if the southern neighbour failed to prevent migrants from reaching and crossing the frontier. “If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL illegal immigration coming into the United States (though) our Southern Border, I will be CLOSING the Border, or large sections of […]

Court declares Rilwan Akiolu bona-fide Oba of Lagos

An Ikeja High Court on Friday declared Rilwan Akiolu as the bona-fide Oba of Lagos. Justice A. Candide-Johnson made the declaration after dismissing a 16-year suit by several Lagos princes seeking to remove King Akiolu as the Oba. In a two-hour judgment, the judge held that the claimants, including Prince Adedoyin Adebiyi and Prince Rasheed […]

Minister threatens to arrest rapper, gives reason

Ugandan child rapper, Patrick Ssenyonjo popularly known by the stage name Fresh kid has been asked to stop doing music or get arrested. According to BBC, Uganda’s Minister of Youth Affairs, Florence Nakiwala, has made it clear that the seven-year-old should quit rapping and go to school full time, or face the consequence of being […]

La Liga: What Philippe Coutinho told teammates about leaving Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, has told his Brazil teammates that he is considering leaving Ernesto Valverde’s side this summer. DAILY POST recalls that Coutinho had drawn interests from Man United and Chelsea over the past few months. Barcelona chiefs are willing to take a huge loss on Coutinho as they are ready to negotiate offers […]

FIFA ranking: Nigeria climbs to 38th position [Full list]

Nigeria have climbed to the 38th position in the latest FIFA women’s world rankings released on the FIFA official website on Friday. The Super Falcons maintained their position as number one in Africa after amassing a total of 1,599 points and moving just one spot upwards from their previous 39th position on the 155 team […]

Champions League: Juventus coach, Allegri confirms Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Ajax clash

Juventus manager, Max Allegri, on Friday, confirmed that forward, Cristiano Ronaldo will miss his side’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie against Ajax on April 10. Ronaldo sustained an injury during Portugal’s 1-1 draw with Serbia in the Euro 2020 qualifying match on Monday night. The 34-year-old pulled up clutching his thigh in the 30th minute, […]

CCT dismisses Onnoghen’s no-case submission, orders suspended CJN to enter defence

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Friday discountenanced and refused the no-case submission made by the defence counsel of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen. It also ordered the defendant to enter his defence, if any, on April 1, stressing that the CCB Standard Operational Procedure heavily relied upon by the defence […]

Supplementary elections sign of improved electoral process in Nigeria – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says supplementary elections have helped improve the quality of elections in the country, adding that “it has reduced the margin between the winner and the runner up. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, Abubakar Nahuche, disclosed this while presenting certificates of return to Governor […]