Tag Archives: Breaking News

Marlon Santos Leaves Barcelona For Sassuolo  

On the 15th of August, 2018, Barcelona agreed to transfer its Brazilian defender, Marlon Santos to Italian Serie A, Sassuolo for six million euros. The Catalan giants retain the right to buy back the player, and will keep 50 percent of the economic rights on any future sale of the 22-year-old, the club said in…

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FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir. The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement issued by Dr. Mohammed Umar, the Permanent Secretary at the ministry. While wishing Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Kabir…

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Governor Orders Arrest Of Entire Village Over Destruction Of Water Pipes

Tanzanian police said Thursday it planned to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. The inhabitants of Ngolo village were accused of deliberately smashing pipes taking water to a neighbouring settlement in Mbeya region. Governor Albert Chalamila had on Wednesday, “ordered that all…

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APC Asks EFCC, ICPC To Intensify Anti-Graft War

The All Progressives Congress has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and other anti graft bodies, to intensify efforts at recovering public assets stolen by public officials. The party said the call became necessary so as to prevent a situation where corrupt individuals use these stolen funds to gain undue…

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Budget 2018! House Of Representative Query INEC Over Duplication Of Items On 2018 Budget

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Electoral Matters, through its chairperson, Aisha Dukku, queried Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the duplication of items provided in the 2018 budget for the 2019 polls. It also questioned the rationale behind the huge budget proposal. Further findings showed that details of the INEC expenditure were given, in…

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Saraki Mulls 2019 Presidential Position & Promises Change

The Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, said he is considering contesting the 2019 presidential election and promising to make the change which has eluded Nigeria. He mentioned this in an interview with Bloomberg, where he expressed concerns about the invasion of the National Assembly, by operatives of the Department of State Services.  “I am consulting and…

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