IYC Rejects NDDC’s Interim Management, Threatens To Ground Activities

  The Ijaw Youth Council has threatened to ground activities at the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. According to the IYC, it will back the threat with action if the NNDC’s Interim Management Committee constituted by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Godswill Akpabio, is not disbanded immediately. … Continue reading IYC Rejects NDDC’s Interim Management, Threatens To Ground Activities

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NASS Will Demand Accountability In Power Sector – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the 9th National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.

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Writer Sues Trump For Defamation After Alleged Rape

    A respected US writer who says Donald Trump raped her over two decades ago sued the president for defamation on Monday after he ridiculed her as “not my type.” E. Jean Carroll, a magazine advice columnist, filed the lawsuit in a New York court, claiming Trump’s denials of the alleged sexual assault had … Continue reading Writer Sues Trump For Defamation After Alleged Rape

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Appeal Court Sacks Reps Majority Leader, Doguwa

  A Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna State has sacked the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Honourable Alhassan Doguwa. Doguwa, the member representing Tudun Wada/ Doguwa Federal Constituency of Kano state was declared the winner of the February 23, National Assembly election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Dissatisfied with the outcome … Continue reading Appeal Court Sacks Reps Majority Leader, Doguwa

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U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets Set For Netherlands Challenge

  Five-time world champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have been tipped as favourites when they confront Netherlands in Tuesday’s Round of 16 clashes at the FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil. The Golden Eaglets topped their Group B table after winning two matches (defeated Hungary 4-2 and Ecuador 3-2) and losing one (1-2 … Continue reading U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets Set For Netherlands Challenge

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Erasmus Believes Rugby World Cup Victory Will Change South Africa

  The mastermind behind the Springboks’ inspirational Rugby World Cup campaign, Coach Rassie Erasmus said it had been a privilege for the team to attempt to give South Africa a moment of hope. Coach Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, said after the team’s ultimately crushing, 32-12 victory over England in Japan that the team … Continue reading Erasmus Believes Rugby World Cup Victory Will Change South Africa

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Everton’s Gomes Undergoes Ankle Surgery After Devastating Injury

  Everton midfielder Andre Gomes is expected to make a “full recovery” after undergoing surgery to repair a fracture-dislocation of his ankle, the Premier League club said on Monday. The Portugal international suffered the shocking injury when he fell awkwardly following a challenge from Tottenham’s Son Heung-min in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. “Everton … Continue reading Everton’s Gomes Undergoes Ankle Surgery After Devastating Injury

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Senate Committee Rejects Emefiele’s Representatives

The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday refused to allow the representatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to address it on the rationale behind the exchange rates it used for three key projects under the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund.

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Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robber, Recover Vehicle

The Police in Katsina State have arrested one Mohammed Sani, for being in possession of a stolen Toyota Camry vehicle.

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U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles Seek Victory Against Cote D’Ivoire

  Nigeria’s U-23 team is set to compete at the 3rd edition of the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations finals in Egypt with high expectations of victory against their Ivorian counterparts in Saturday’s opening game of Group B. Head Coach Imama Amapakabo team has been having a series of training since they arrived at the city … Continue reading U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles Seek Victory Against Cote D’Ivoire

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