Nasarawa Is Not Owing N70bn As Claimed, Says Al-Makura

  The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has refuted online debt reports which indicated that the state is owing N70 billion. Governor Al-Makura faulted the claims while speaking at the inauguration of the state transition committee on Wednesday at the Government House in Lafia, the state capital. “One issue I will like to talk about … Continue reading Nasarawa Is Not Owing N70bn As Claimed, Says Al-Makura

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Atiku Meets Southern And Middle Belt Elders Forum, Seeks Their Support At Tribunal

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has urged members of the southern and middle belt elders forum to support him as he seeks redress in court over the results of the presidential election.

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2030 World Cup: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay And Uruguay Relaunch Bid

  Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunched their bid to host the 2030 World Cup following a meeting of their presidents in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. The four national presidents committed to creating a local organizing committee with a representative from each country to coordinate with CONMEBOL, South American football’s governing body. The first meeting … Continue reading 2030 World Cup: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay And Uruguay Relaunch Bid

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Alleged $5m Money Laundering: Contractor Says He Lied To EFCC On The Instruction Of Fayose’s Aide

A Lebanese contractor, Maroun Mechleb has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today that he once lied to the EFCC about owning a property on the instruction of Abiodun Agbele, one of the aides to former Gov. Ayo Fayose.

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INEC Setting Dangerous Precedence With Inconclusive Polls – Dogara

  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against setting dangerous precedence in the political history of Nigeria by declaring elections inconclusive. The speaker, who was addressing a PDP NEC meeting in Abuja Wednesday, also warned against craving for power at all costs just for … Continue reading INEC Setting Dangerous Precedence With Inconclusive Polls – Dogara

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US Supreme Court Troubled By Case Of Man Tried Six Times

  The US Supreme Court appeared vexed on Wednesday by the case of a black man who was tried six separate times for the same crime in a process tainted by charges of racism.  Associate Justice Samuel Alito, one of the five conservative justices on the nine-member bench, said he found aspects of the case … Continue reading US Supreme Court Troubled By Case Of Man Tried Six Times

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NBA, YouTube Launch Channel For Sub-Saharan Africa

  The NBA and YouTube announced Wednesday the launch of a channel for sub-Saharan Africa that will broadcast live games every week and showcase African players’ impact on the NBA. NBA Africa YouTube’s first live game broadcasts will take place Sunday with Boston at Charlotte followed by the Los Angeles Clippers at New York. Two … Continue reading NBA, YouTube Launch Channel For Sub-Saharan Africa

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Netanyahu, Pompeo Vow To Counter Iranian ‘Aggression’

  Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Wednesday to counter Iranian “aggression” as the two met in Jerusalem, weeks ahead of Israel’s elections. Netanyahu said US President Donald Trump’s pressure on Iran was already having an effect, referring to his withdrawal from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between … Continue reading Netanyahu, Pompeo Vow To Counter Iranian ‘Aggression’

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AS Roma Launch New Nigerian Pidgin English Twitter Account

    AS Roma on Wednesday announced the launch of a new official Pidgin English Twitter account for fans in Nigeria and neighbouring countries in Africa. In launching the @ASRomaPidgin account, Roma became the first major European football club to create an official social media profile specifically to communicate directly with fans in Africa’s most … Continue reading AS Roma Launch New Nigerian Pidgin English Twitter Account

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Supplementary Elections: Secondus Charges Military To Be Professional

  National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has called on the military to resist any attempt at being dragged into election manipulation towards the supplementary elections on March 23. Secondus made the call after an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) in Abuja on Wednesday. He urged the military … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: Secondus Charges Military To Be Professional

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