Category Archives: Breaking

Ex-Super Eagles Player, Emmanuel Amuneke Leads Tanzania To First AFCON In 39 Years

Former Super Eagles Player, Emmanuel Amuneke has lead the Tanzania National Team to their first Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the first time in 39 years. The Tanzania side shockingly edged Uganda, a previously unbeaten side who hadn’t conceded before the final qualifier. The Amuneke-led Tanzania team whipped Uganda 3-0 to proceed to the…

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Gov Yari: Zamfara Bandits Better Equipped Than Military

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, says bandits in the state possess sophisticated weapons than the military. The state has witnessed a series of attacks by armed bandits, leading to loss of lives and destruction of property. Speaking with journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday, Yari said the bandits have over 500…

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How My Aide Died After Making Statement To EFCC — Obanikoro

The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and one Spotless Limited continued on Tuesday with further cross-examination of Mr Musiliu Obanikoro, who is the fifth prosecution witness. Fayose and Spotless Limited are being tried on 11 counts bordering on criminal breach of trust, stealing and money laundering before the Federal…

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PDP, Atiku: INEC’s Server Shows We Beat Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The petition, which sought to rely on 50 sets of documents, was filed before…

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FG Reveals How It Wants To Source Fund For N30,000 Minimum Wage

The federal government has said it will be considering increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) to fund the new national minimum wage. Nigeria’s Budget and National Planning Udo Udoma stated this on Tuesday while during  the Senate Committee on Finance. He said, “The current minimum wage of N18,000 is really too low. It is difficult for workers to…

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Why I’m Yet To Speak On Buhari’s Victory – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has broken silence on the outcome of the just-concluded presidential election. Obasanjo said he refused to speak on the presidential election because the matter was already before court. According to him, “It would amount to sub judice if I speak on Presidential election result since the matter is already before the court”…

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APC Plans To Depose Sultan Of Sokoto, Emir Of Kano – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties (Cupp) has alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress to depose the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. The coalition’s spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, made the allegation in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. Ugochinyere further alleged that some chieftains…

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Days After Lagos Horror, Three-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan

Barely four days after a collapsed building in Lagos which led to the death of many, Ibadan witnessed a similar experience yesterday,Friday, after a three-storey building collapsed. The incident reportedly happened around 5:45pm in Sogoye are of Molete,Ibadan. The three-storey building under construction collapsed with several people injured and others trapped in the building. The…

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Foursquare Gospel Church Hails Buhari On Re-election 

The Foursquare Gospel Church has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. According to reports, Mr. Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity claimed that the General Overseer of the Church, Rev Felix Meduoye wrote the congratulatory letter on behalf of the Board of Directors, leadership and entire worshippers of…

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