Bala Kaura emerges Bauchi PDP guber candidate

A former minister of Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Bala Mohammed Kaura, has emerged as the 2019 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bauchi State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Bala defeated tow other contestants; Abdul Ningi and Adamu Gumba, at the keenly contested primary election. The chairman, PDP Electoral […]

APC postpones Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa governorship primaries

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has rescheduled the governorship primaries in Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa states. According to a statement issued by the party’s spokesman, Yekini Nabena, on Monday in Abuja, the mode of primaries for Enugu and Adamawa States had also been changed from indirect to direct primaries. He said the […]

Nigeria @58: APC says Buhari committed to addressing pressing national issues

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was committed to addressing pressing issues that directly affected citizens, notably security, the economy and corruption. Yekini Nabena, the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, gave the assurance in the party’s Independence Day Anniversary message to Nigerians in Abuja. Mr Nabena […]

Nigeria at 58: Akeredolu pardons 17 prisoners

Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has pardoned 17 prisoners. According to a press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Segun Ajiboye, the move was part of the celebrations to commemorate the country’s 58th Independence anniversary. The statement reads: “Governor Akeredolu pardons the lucky beneficiaries of the prerogative of mercy in […]

Again, gunmen kidnap many passengers along Brinin Gwari – Kaduna highways

Five people inside a Gulf car and four haulage vehicles and their occupants on Sunday morning were kidnapped around Tashar Tsuntsaye near Kuriga, along Brinin Gwari – Kaduna highways. This incident came barely ten hours after the arrest of a fake army officer by a civilian and a captain in the Nigerian Army currently on […]

Barcelona chief speaks on buying Pogba, Messi’s exit

Barcelona chief, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has refused to rule out a move for Paul Pogba. The Manchester United midfielder has been linked with Barca, with his Old Trafford future up in the air following his latest spat with manager Jose Mourinho. The LaLiga champions are interested in Pogba, but are not prepared to go above […]

EPL: Chelsea defender tells Sarri to make him captain ahead of Hazard

Chelea defender, Cesar Azpilicueta has told manager, Maurizio Sarri to name him captain of the team. Azpilicueta is hoping to be named Chelsea’s club captain this week, according to the Telegraph. Sarri is expected to choose the Spaniard ahead of Eden Hazard. Gary Cahill’s absence from the first team means Azpilicueta’s has been wearing the […]

Maradona tells Messi to announce international retirement

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, has advised Lionel Messi to make his retirement from international football permanent, as uncertainty continues over the star’s future with the Albiceleste. Messi has not played for his country, since they crashed out of the 2018 World Cup in the second round. The exit cost coach Jorge Sampaoli his job, while […]

Zulum wins APC guber primary in Borno

Prof. Babagana Umara-Zulum has emerged as winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Borno State. Governor Kashim Shettima had endorsed Zulum, the Commissioner For Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, to succeed him. Declaring the result of the election, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Ahmed El-Marzuq, disclosed that Umara-Zulum scored 4, 432 […]

Nigeria@58: Our triumph signifies unstoppable greatness ahead – Aregbesola

The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said that for Nigeria to have triumphed over an array of challenges in the past 58 years, there is sign of hope for unstoppable greatness. He urged citizens not to be despair but have a renewed hope in the Nigeria project, and be committed to the […]