I regret imposing Udom on the people of Akwa Ibom: Akpabio
Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has expressed regrets for what he called “imposing” the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on the people of the state. Apologising before a crowd at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, Akpabio, who returned from his mother-in-law’s burial at Enugu on Sunday evening, said Emmanuel... Read more
Ekiti LG workers to begin indefinite strike on Thursday
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees in Ekiti State has issued a strike notice to Governor Ayodele Fayose over unpaid seven months’ salary arrears. Expressing dismay at the government’s lukewarm attitude at their plight, the local government workers said they would embark on strike on Thursday if the... Read more
PDP condemns the demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s N800m radio station
The Oyo State Government has demolished the Music House which housed Fresh FM, a radio station, as well as music studios that belong to artiste, Yinka Ayefele. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the destruction of the building, located in the Challenge area of Ibadan worth over N800m.... Read more
It would be an insult to describe Mourinho as Guardiola’s rival(opinion)
Money can’t buy class, argues Jose Mourinho. Nor, it seems, can it buy Manchester United a decent football team. On the weekend when he took it upon himself to criticise the description ascribed to United in Manchester City’s Amazon Prime documentary series, Mourinho was again exposed as being in charge of a... Read more
IDP Woman gives birth to Quadruplet In Zamfara (photos)
A 33-year-old, Zainab Salisu, an internally displaced person (IDP) in Maradun camp, Zamfara, has been delivered of a set of quadruplets, two males and two females. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs Salisu, who hailed from Gidan Dan-Guntu village in Maradun District, was delivered of the... Read more
Paul Usoro(SAN) emerges NBA president
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Paul Usoro has been elected as the new National President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Professor Auwalu Yadudu, disclosed this on Monday while announcing the result of the election in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He said Usoro polled... Read more
NECO releases June/July 2018 examination results nationwide
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June/July 2018 Senior Secondary Schools certificate Examination results, out of the 1,041,536 candidates who sat for the examinations, only 742,455 of the candidates got at least five credits including Mathematics and English Language. In a statement signed by the acting Registrar... Read more
I have what it takes to compete with Buhari under APC- Tambuwal
The Executive governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has debunked claims by the National leader of APC, Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu that he defected from APC to PDP because he couldnt contest with Buhari under the APC. In statement released yesterday, Tinubu stated the reasons why Tambuwal left... Read more
APC will take over Akwa Ibom, Hitler style: Akpabio
Godswill AKpabio, a former Senate Minority Leader, has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, will take over Akwa Ibom State in 2019 just like the late German dictator, Adolf Hitler took over Poland. He said just like Hitler invaded Poland in 1940, same way APC will overrun the state.... Read more
Gencos list six conditions to be met by FG to avoid shutdown
Power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria have listed six conditions that must be met by the federal government or they shut down their operations. This is coming as the distribution companies (Discos) have kicked against the federal government’s selection of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to manage the... Read more