Buhari felicitates with Clark at 92

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Nigeria’s former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark on the occasion of his 92nd birthday anniversary. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Saturday, said the President paid tribute to Chief Clark, who served […]

Sokoto govt. to form joint community watch volunteers to fight banditry

By Habibu Harisu Sokoto State Government has commenced mobilisation of herdsmen, farmers and other community members to form joint groups of volunteers to provide security to their communities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the groups are meant to complement the efforts of security agencies in tackling banditry and other crimes. According to […]

Yoruba youths set agenda for Southwest governors

By Yemi Adeleye The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Saturday urged Southwest governors to prioritise security of the region and key into late Obafemi Awolowo’s ideologies to return the region to its glory days. The Founder and President of the group, Oladotun Hassan said this in a statement in Lagos. He said that […]

Govs, FG set for collision over LG allocation • Governors insist on status quo

THE stage appears set for an inevitable collision between state governors and the Federal Government over the monthly allocation from the Federation Account to the country’s third tier of government. Many state governments have practically taken over the management of local government funds by superintending over the disbursement of same. While some states take over […]

Former Minister gets staff of office as Emir of Nasarawa

A former Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril has receive his staff of office as the 12th Emir of Nasarawa, Nasarawa State. In his speech at the event, held in TAAL Sports Complex of Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Jibril called on the people to unite in developing the state through tolerance, hardwork and cooperation with […]

Messi speaks on European Golden Shoe

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has disclosed that he is not thinking about winning the European Golden Shoe this season. Messi stated this while speaking to reporters on Friday ahead of Barcelona’s Copa del Rey final against Valencia on Saturday night, Metro UK reports. The Argentine captain is set to win the Golden Shoe for the […]

Bauchi guber: APC, others begin move to upturn PDP’s Bala Mohammed’s victory Monday

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State has fixed Monday, for its inaugural and commencement of pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it. In a statement, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi, Secretary to the tribunal, said that three petitions would be heard by the tribunal. The petitions include those separately filed by three political parties challenging […]

May 29: Gov. Ishaku declares assets

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29. This was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu. His official asset declaration was in compliance with the requirements Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB for all […]

Dybala takes final decision on leaving Juventus for Man United next season

Juventus star, Paulo Dybala has finally disclosed that he has no plan to leave the Serie A champions to join Manchester United this summer’s transfer window. Dybala stated this after his agent, Gustavo, who is also his brother, claimed last week that the Juventus number 10 wants to leave Juve. “There are many possibilities that […]

Transfer: Rojo takes final decision on future with Man United after talks with Solskjaer

Manchester United defender, Marcos Rojo, has finally decided to stay at Old Trafford next season after discussing with manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Rojo, who made just six appearances for the Red Devils this season due to injury, was expected to be among the players Solskjaer will sell this summer’s transfer window. But the Argentine has […]