Bayelsa Election: INEC Has Appropriated Judicial Powers To Interpret Laws – Oshiomhole

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of assuming the power of the judiciary to itself by declaring the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Duoye Diri as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa State. Senator Diri was sworn in as the fifth civilian governor … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: INEC Has Appropriated Judicial Powers To Interpret Laws – Oshiomhole

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DPR Hands Over OML 98 To NPDC

  The Department OF Petroleum Resources (DPR) has handed over the Oil Mining Licence (OML) 98 to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), the upstream unit of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This is coming almost one year after Pan Ocean Oil Corporation’s ownership of the asset, along with the assets of five other … Continue reading DPR Hands Over OML 98 To NPDC

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President Buhari Suspends NBC DG, Modibbo Kawu

  The Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr Modibbo Kawu, has been suspended on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari. This development comes months after the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) arraigned the NBC DG on corruption charges. Sources at the NBC confirmed the news to Channels TV, revealing … Continue reading President Buhari Suspends NBC DG, Modibbo Kawu

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President Buhari Suspends NBC DG, Modibbo Kawu

  The Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr Modibbo Kawu, has been suspended on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari. This development comes months after the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) arraigned the NBC DG on corruption charges. Sources at the NBC confirmed the news to Channels TV, revealing … Continue reading President Buhari Suspends NBC DG, Modibbo Kawu

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Tributes Pour In For Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game

  Tributes to the late Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend who died last month in a helicopter crash, will play a major role in Sunday’s 69th NBA All-Star Game. This year’s annual showcase of league talent will be played in Chicago and feature numerous nods to Bryant, a five-time NBA champion who also matched a league record … Continue reading Tributes Pour In For Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game

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Pompeo Makes First Africa Trip, Skips Nigeria

  The United States is discussing military cuts in  Africa, has tightened visa rules for Africans and President Donald Trump notoriously was quoted as disparaging the continent with a vulgar epithet. But in his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa in his nearly two years in office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to lay out a positive … Continue reading Pompeo Makes First Africa Trip, Skips Nigeria

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Seize The Moment Of Glory To ‘Build Bridges Of Unity’, Jonathan Tells Diri

  Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has asked the governor of Bayelsa state, Senator Douye Diri, to seize this moment of glory to build bridges of unity by entrenching a culture of love, fairness and justice in the polity. Senator Diri was sworn in as the fifth civilian governor of Bayelsa state on Friday, following a … Continue reading Seize The Moment Of Glory To ‘Build Bridges Of Unity’, Jonathan Tells Diri

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Man City To Appeal Two-Season UEFA Ban

  Manchester City said they would appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after being hit with a two-season ban from European competition on Friday. UEFA, European football’s governing body, imposed the punishment on the English giants for breaches of their financial fair play rules. City said in a statement they were “disappointed but … Continue reading Man City To Appeal Two-Season UEFA Ban

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WHO Defends China After US Criticism Over Coronavirus Outbreak

  The World Health Organization on Friday defended China following US claims of a lack of transparency in Beijing’s response to the new coronavirus outbreak. Larry Kudlow, head of the US National Economic Council, had said on Thursday: “We’re a little disappointed in the lack of transparency coming from the Chinese”. Kudlow also said that Chinese President … Continue reading WHO Defends China After US Criticism Over Coronavirus Outbreak

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PSG Hopeful Of Neymar’s Fitness For Dortmund Clash

  Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel on Friday said he was “sure” that Neymar would recover from his rib injury in time to play some part in the French club’s Champions League last-16 first leg against Borussia Dortmund next Tuesday. The world’s most expensive player has been out of action with the problem since the … Continue reading PSG Hopeful Of Neymar’s Fitness For Dortmund Clash

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