Many injured as US-bound plane makes emergency landing in Lagos

At least, five passengers have sustained injuries, after an Atlanta-bound plane made an emergency landing in Lagos on Tuesday. One of the engines of the Delta Airlines flight developed an engine problem mid-air. The airline confirmed the incident in a statement, where it explained that the flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta, which took off […]

Real Madrid vs PSG: Emery speaks on Neymar-Ronaldo swap deal

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Unai Emery, has chosen to remain quiet about a potential swap deal involving Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo. There are reports that PSG will allow Neymar leave for Madrid, only if he helps the Ligue 1 side win the Champions League this season. Ronaldo, meanwhile, has long been linked with a switch to […]

Anichebe set to sign for Bolton Wanderers

Former Nigerian striker, Victor Anichebe, has been linked with a move to English Championship club, Bolton Wanderers. According to the Sunderland Echo, Bolton are looking at the 29-year-old who is a free agent, after his contract with Chinese outfit, Beijing Enterprises expired as a potential replacement for Gary Madine. Madine joined Cardiff City last month. […]

2018 World Cup: Mikel Obi is as good as Modric – Siasia

Former Super Eagles head coach, Samson Siasia, has insisted that John Obi Mikel and Croatia’s Lukas Modric and Ivan Rakitic are on the same level. Nigeria will face the Croats on June 16 for their opening Group D fixture at the Kaliningrad Stadium. Regardless of Modric’s impact in Real Madrid and Rakitic’s displays for Barcelona […]

You don’t allow Senators express themselves – Marafa attacks Saraki

Kabir Marafa, Senator representing Zamfara Central, has accused Senate President, Bukola Saraki of preventing members from expressing themselves at the Nigerian Senate. Marafa said this on Tuesday after Saraki asked him to go straight to the point as he narrated an issue relating to security in his home state of Zamfara. He said, “I have […]

Senate confirms 9 Resident Electoral Commissioners

Senate on Wednesday confirmed nine nominees to serve as Resident Electoral Commissioners after a report was submitted by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif at the plenary. The confirmation followed the successful screening of individual nominee at the Committee level. Those confirmed are: 1. Baba Abba Yusuf Borno […]

VP Osinbajo gives daughter out in marriage

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has announced the marriage of his eldest daughter, Damilola Osinbajo to Oluseun Bakare. The news of Damilola Osinbajo’s engagement to Oluseun Bakare emerged on social media during the week. Making the confirmation, Osinbajo, took to his Twitter handle to thank God for the betrothal of his daughter. Osinbajo, wrote, […]

Boko Haram: Nigerian govt has not achieved total victory – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central, says the fight against insurgent group Boko Haram is not over. Recall that the Nigerian military recently claimed that the sect has been completely defeated. But Sani insisted that until all hostages, including Chibok girls, are freed and attacks stopped, the federal government should not boast of complete victory […]

Atiku reacts to death of Bauchi students

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has reacted to the death of over 20 students from Bauchi who died on their way for an excursion in Kano on Tuesday. The students and three teachers died on Tuesday in a fatal accident on their way from Kano after an excursion. The bus conveying the victims collided head-on […]

2019 election: Senate adopts amended timetable

The senate on Wednesday adopted the amended timetable for the 2019 general elections. The upper legislative chamber took the decision, after it considered the recommendations of a conference committee report on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Act. The House of Representatives had changed the order of the timetable for the election by amending the […]