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Atiku Didn’t Travel To US As My Aide- Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has dismissed insinuation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, travelled to the United States as his aide. President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Ms. Lauretta Onochie, had claimed that Atiku travelled to the US, as ‘office boy’ of Saraki. Onochie, who is a ... Read More »

Three arrested for impersonating INEC officials

  Three persons have been arrested by police impersonating officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ). Kaiyewu Folahan, Akintunde Ibukun and Azeez Kazeem were arrested in Somolu Lagos. Their arrest, according to police spokesman Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent (CSP), followed a complaint from the Deputy Director of INEC in Somolu Local Government Area, Mrs S.O. Akinwunmi ... Read More »

Presidency Transmits Minimum Wage Bill To National Assembly

The presidency says it has transmitted the National Minimum Wage Bill to both chambers of the National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Affairs, Senator Ita Enang, confirmed to Channel Television on Wednesday that the bill had been transmitted to the parliament earlier in the day. Senator Enang, however, did not give details of the ... Read More »

Victor Moses Could Return to Super Eagles

Chelsea winger, Victor Moses has changed his Instagram bio to ‘professional footballer for Chelsea and Nigeria’. The 28-year old deleted playing for Nigeria from his bio shortly after announcing his retirement from the national team. However, it appears he has changed his mind about his retiring. Just in case the big announcement is made, just know you got it here ... Read More »

Nigeria May Return To Paris Club Debt Level – CBN Warns FG

The Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has raised the alarm that Nigeria may return to the pre-2005 Paris Club debt level, if the Federal Government fails to come up with immediate measures to address the rising debt profile. The MPC stated this on Tuesday in Abuja after its first meeting of the year. It ... Read More »

Peter Obi, Jimi Agbaje Meet Traders In Lagos

Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, and the party’s governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Wednesday visited the popular Computer Village in Ikeja. Reports have it that the two candidates, along with the party’s deputy governorship candidate in the state, Mrs Haleema Busari and others, walked round the market interacting with traders. Obi ... Read More »

El-Zakzaky has lost an eye in detention– Falana

The lead counsel in the case of Ibrahim El-zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Femi Falana, says his client has lost sight in one of his eyes and is on the verge of losing the other as he currently suffers from Glaucoma. Falana said this on Tuesday while addressing journalists after the trial which took place briefly ... Read More »

Fans Baffled As Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Goes Offline

File Photo: Referee Anthony Taylor gives Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (L) a yellow card for simulation during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on May 6, 2018. Glyn KIRK / AFP Fans were left baffled on Wednesday after Liverpool’s star Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah appeared to have deleted all of ... Read More »

INEC to Transmit Presidential Poll Results Electronically

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that the results of the February 16 presidential election will be transmitted electronically from the polling units. INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner for Cross River State, Mr. Frankland Briyai, who stated this in Calabar Wednesday, said the transmission of the results electronically would minimise controversies, and disagreements concerning the results. Briyai, who spoke ... Read More »

APC Women Leader, Six Others Killed in Road Accidents in Jigawa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Leader, Hajiya Aisha Tahir of Birnin Kudu Local Government of Jigawa State, and six other supporters of the party have died in two ghastly motor accidents on their way from campaign rallies in the state. The accident involving the women leader occurred when her vehicle hit a camel crossing the road along the Jahun-Kiyawa ... Read More »

Chris Brown Detained In Paris Over Rape Claim

Chris Brown American R&B star Chris Brown is being questioned by police in Paris after being accused of rape, sources close to the inquiry told AFP on Tuesday. A woman has accused Brown, along with his bodyguard and a friend, of raping her in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Paris on Tuesday night last week, a source close to the ... Read More »

China Accuses US Of Bullying In Huawei CFO Extradition Bid

China on Wednesday accused the United States of “bullying behaviour” after US authorities confirmed plans to seek the extradition of a top Chinese telecom executive detained in Canada. The United States faces a January 30 deadline to file an extradition request for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, whose arrest last month sparked diplomatic tensions. “We will continue to pursue ... Read More »

Buhari in Sokoto, Vows to Continue War on Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that he will continue to wage war against corruption in the country. Speaking during a campaign rally at the Ginginya Stadium in Sokoto Wednesday, the president said that in the last three and a half years, his government has degraded Boko Haram. He also promised to provide fertilisers for farmers at subsidised rate to pave ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu treats Oyingbo market women for free

  Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu has provided free medical assistance to female traders in Oyingbo market. The free medical outreach offered the market women free eye-glasses, drugs and consultation. The beneficiaries were treated for high blood pressure and malaria with a mobile clinic in place for removal of tooth for those affected. The outreach ... Read More »

Facebook partners Nigerian hubs to promote entrepreneurship

Facebook says it is unveiling a new incubation programme, in partnership with its Nigerian satellite hubs to help local start-ups and upcoming entrepreneurs realise their business goals. Facebook Developer Programme Manager Kendra Nnachi said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos that, the programme was in continuation of Facebook’s desire to empower and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among young ... Read More »

Pope Francis Fixes Japan Visit For November

Pope Francis  / AFP Pope Francis announced Wednesday he will visit Japan in November, becoming the first pontiff to do so since John Paul II nearly 40 years ago. “I will go to Japan in November,” he said on board the Papal plane bringing him to Panama for a gathering of young Catholics. The Argentine pontiff has repeatedly voiced a ... Read More »

Decentralization of SARS tip of iceberg of IGP Adamu reforms – Frank Mba

The Nigeria Police Force Wednesday said that reforms on Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) are not going to be cosmetic. According to the police spokesman, ACP Frank Mba who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, the FSARS was decentralised in a bid to correct the abnormality, restore order and bring the police closer to the people. “It will correct every ... Read More »

Lassa Fever Claims Four Lives In Plateau

  Four persons have died as a result of Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever in Plateau State. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kuden Kamshak, confirmed this to Channels Television on Wednesday. According to him, 22 suspected cases were taken for samples and thirteen were later confirmed to have the virus out which of four did not survive. Kamshak further explained that ... Read More »

Tonto Dike to those preaching against her dressing: I am ‘a demon chasing’ born again Christian’

Nollywood superstar, Tonto Dike has responded to those telling her that her dressing does not conform with Christian standards. She said she would not turn to “a boring life” to please them and said she is “ a demon chasing born again Christian” if they must know. Writing on Instagram #tontolet, she stated: “It’s just sad that a lot of ... Read More »

If APC leaders are probed, they will be thrown into hell – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has alleged that leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress will be thrown into hell fire if their records are examined. The former president said this in an interview with BBC Yoruba. Obasanjo also criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly placing ethnic considerations above nationalism and merits in his appointments. He said if the president did ... Read More »