BREAKING: Nigeria Beat Guinea-Bissau, Become First Team To Claim Nine Points

  The Super Eagles continued their winning run at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday with another victory over Guinea-Bissau. Just like the encounter with Egypt and Sudan, Nigeria displayed a brilliant performance to outclass their West African counterparts 2-0 amid excitement and cheers from supporters. The Eagles took on the Djurtus … Continue reading BREAKING: Nigeria Beat Guinea-Bissau, Become First Team To Claim Nine Points

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Buhari Should Waste No Time To Sign Amended Electoral Bill, Says Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.

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APC Releases Timetable For Convention, Says No Position Yet On Zoning

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that its proposed national convention will be conducted on February 26, as scheduled. This comes as the party’s leadership approves the timetable and schedule of activities for exercise, less than six weeks to the convention. In a statement on Wednesday, APC spokesman, John Akpanudoedehe, explained that the … Continue reading APC Releases Timetable For Convention, Says No Position Yet On Zoning

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Wike Promises Rivers LG Chairmen At Least N20m Each To Fight Oil Bunkering

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has pledged N460 million to the 23 local government area chairmen to fight oil bunkering in the state. This implies that each chairman will receive N20 million to destroy illegal refinery sites that have been identified in their respective domains. Wike made this pledge on Wednesday when he met … Continue reading Wike Promises Rivers LG Chairmen At Least N20m Each To Fight Oil Bunkering

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Lagos Govt Acquires Two New High-Speed Trains

  The Lagos State government has acquired two new high-speed trains for its Red Line rail project, as part of efforts to improve traffic management and transportation. Mr Gboyega Akosile, who is the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. He revealed that Governor Sanwo-Olu completed the acquisition … Continue reading Lagos Govt Acquires Two New High-Speed Trains

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13 Civil Groups Reject Senate’s Inclusion Of Consensus Option In Electoral Bill

  Thirteen Civil Society groups have rejected the introduction of consensus as a mode for the nomination of candidates seeking election into public offices in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The groups faulted the action of the Senate in a statement jointly signed by them on Wednesday, hours after the lawmakers modified the proposed amendments … Continue reading 13 Civil Groups Reject Senate’s Inclusion Of Consensus Option In Electoral Bill

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Subsidy Removal: ‘I Will Make Consultation,’ Lai Mohammed Reacts To Lawan’s Comment

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has promised to consult with relevant departments and ministries for clarity on the controversy over the removal of fuel subsidy. This comes against the backdrop of an announcement by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, informing Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari never directed petroleum subsidy … Continue reading Subsidy Removal: ‘I Will Make Consultation,’ Lai Mohammed Reacts To Lawan’s Comment

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PSG Sweat Over Mbappe’s Fitness Ahead Of Real Madrid Clash

  Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe is being treated for a groin strain with their Champions League game against Real Madrid less than a month away. “Mbappe in is treatment for a pain in his left adductor and we will give a fitness update on Friday,” PSG said Wednesday. The 23-year-old Mbappe, who is tipped … Continue reading PSG Sweat Over Mbappe’s Fitness Ahead Of Real Madrid Clash

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Retired Angela Merkel Turns Down UN Job

  German ex-chancellor Angela Merkel has said no thanks to an offer of a job with the United Nations, her office said Wednesday, as she settles into retirement after 16 years in power. UN sources confirmed that Secretary General Antonio Guterres had asked Merkel to lead an advisory panel on a “common agenda” for governance … Continue reading Retired Angela Merkel Turns Down UN Job

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Aid Worker Arrested For Allegedly Raping Teenage IDP

An aid worker has been arrested for allegedly raping an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

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