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2019: Buhari reacts to Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. Obasanjo had in a meeting held with Atiku and some PDP leaders endorsed his presidential ambition. He declared that Atiku will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the AllRead More

Nigeria vs Libya: Rohr speaks on Mikel’s absence, reveals when he’ll play for Super Eagles

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has explained why captain John Mikel Obi will not feature in Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying game against Libya on Saturday. Recall that Rohr had dropped Mikel from his 24-man squad list that will battle the North Africans this weekend. Rohr said Mikel informedRead More

EPL: Why Ed Woodward refused to pay £3m extra to sign Mourinho’s target

It has emerged why former Premier League champions, Manchester United missed out on signing Inter Milan star, Ivan Perisic during last two summer’s transfer window. Perisic was high prospect in United manager, Jose Mourinho’s transfer list in 2017 and had been identified as the perfect winger to supply striker, RomeluRead More

Paulinho returns back to Barcelona

Brazilian star, Paulinho returned to Barcelona to meet his old team-mates on Wednesday. The player surprised his ex-teammates and manager, Ernesto Valverde, when he visited Barcelona’s training centre. The 30-year-old sealed a move back to Chinese side, Guangzhou Evergrande, just 11 months after joining Barcelona for €40million. “I am very happyRead More

Reps set for showdown with IGP over detention of lawmaker, Lado

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday threatened to summon the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, if Rep. Abubakar Lado (APC-Niger) arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was not released within 12 hours. Lado currently represents Gurara/Suleja/Tafa Federal Constituency of Niger State. NAN reports that the development wasRead More

Senator Shehu Sani dares El-Rufai, moves freely at Kaduna Central market [PHOTO]

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Comrade Shehu Sani, in Kaduna on Tuesday visited the central market popularly known as Sheikh Abubakar Gumi and interacted freely with traders and other citizens who were in the market to carry out their business activities. The Senator moved from one part of the marketRead More

Herdsmen, farmers’ crisis: Don’t toy with people’s lives – Afenifere fire back at Tinubu

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has condemned claims by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu that the crisis between herdsmen and farmers was due to water scarcity and not religious. Tinubu who was represented by an Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Sunday Dare, in AbujaRead More

Court orders investigation of APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole for alleged corruption

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the investigation of former Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. Justice Anwuli Chikere on Tuesday directed that Oshiomole, now the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, be served with an application brought before the court by an anti-corruptionRead More

Mysterious fire kills Ondo University professor

The Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, was thrown into mourning on Tuesday, following the death of Prof. Adegboyega Obadofin, who was allegedly killed by fire in his residence. Prof. Sunday Oginduyile, the Vice-Chancellor of OSUSTECH, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Okitipupa that theRead More

Saraki replies APC’s statement on his loss to Atiku at PDP convention

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) for mocking him for emerging the second runner-up at the Presidential Election Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, won the primary held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. On Tuesday, APC said the outcomeRead More

LASU sacks senior lecturers for sexual assault

The Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday confirmed the dismissal of three of its academic staff for sexual harassment and misconduct. The university’s spokesman, Mr Ademola Adekoya, said the institution’s Governing Council took the decision at its 119th Statutory Meeting on Oct 4, as recommended by the Joint Council/Senate (Academic)Read More

EPL: Mourinho in trouble as FA investigates his comments after Newcastle win

The FA is set to investigate Jose Mourinho’s touchline comments after Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Newcastle on Saturday. The United manager was caught on camera as he left the pitch at full-time at Old Trafford, appearing to speak in Portuguese. If Mourinho is found to have used “offensive, insultingRead More

Ribadu speaks on Buhari taking sides with herdsmen

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has said that crises between farmers and herders have been hijacked by some politicians to score political points. He said contrary to reports, President Muhammadu Buhari was neutral and takes no side in the conflicts. He said ratherRead More

2019: 50,000 APC members defect to UDP, give reasons

No fewer than 50,000 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have defected to the United Democratic Party, UDP, in Taraba State. The defectors were received by the former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan in Jalingo, the state capital. Speaking, Alhassan, who is the governorshipRead More