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How I Plan To Tackle Girl-Child Education If I’m Elected President – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ekekwesili, says getting girls in school must be a priority for every nation, especially one like Nigeria which she says, is still “struggling with development”. She said this during the NEDG/BON presidential debate on Saturday while stating her four-point agenda on tackling the problem of girl-child education in ... Read More »

Taraba APC, PDP Trade Words over Attack on Governorship Candidate

Accusation and counter accusation have continued to trail Thursday’s attack on the convoy of APC gubernatorial candidate in Taraba state, Alhaji Sani Abubakar. While the APC is accusing the state governor, Darius Ishaku, of planning to assassinate its candidate due to his unassailable popularity, the PDP however has accused Abubakar of trying to destabilise peace and cause mayhem in the ... Read More »

Poll: PDP rejects INEC’s move to accommodate Rivers APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected alleged moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accommodate candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the general elections in Rivers State. INEC had, through its National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, hinted at the weekend that certain circumstances could lead to the postponement ... Read More »

Jimoh Ibrahim’s Mother Dies in Fire Disaster

An early morning inferno has claimed the life of Mrs Theresa Jimoh, the mother of entrepreneur extra-ordinary, Jimoh Ibrahim. The septuagenarian reportedly died in the fire disaster which started around 2 am in her residence at the highbrow Victoria Garden City, VGC, Lagos. She was said to have died before fire fighters from the Lagos State Fire Service could put ... Read More »

Why I was not at the Presidential Debate-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he could not attend Saturday night’s Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON). He spoke through the Spokesman of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo. Keyamo in a statement titled ‘WHY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI DID NOT ATTEND THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ORGANISED BY THE ... Read More »

Beware of Atiku, Buhari’s media group warns Nigerians

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised Nigerians to be wary of presidential candidates who say they have no problem selling national assets to their friends and cronies. This, according to BMO, is because of the latest Freudian slip by Atiku Abubakar on his commitment to favour his friends and cronies on his disposal of our national assets, just like ... Read More »

I can’t attend Presidential Debate without Buhari, says Atiku

The PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Saturday night, gave reasons he decided not to attend the presidential debate. The former vice president said he came to the venue of the debate and left when he understood that President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC would not attend the debate. Atiku in a statement said: “We came here for a Presidential ... Read More »

Titi Atiku-Abubakar, wives of Generals Jemibewon (rtd.), Olanrewaju (rtd.), others injured as hoodlums attack campaign convoy

Mrs. Titi Atiku Abubakar , wife of the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and members of her entourage suffered varying degrees of injuries when hoodlums suspected to be political thugs attacked them during a political campaign visit to Ibadan on Friday. Others wounded apart from Mrs. Abubakar, according to sources are Mrs. Dupe Jemibewon ... Read More »

Former Jigawa Governor, Supporters, Defect to APC

Less than a month to the presidential election, some heavy weights in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including a former governor of Jigawa state, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that those who defected included the first civilian governor of the state, Alhaji Ali Sa’ad Birnin Kudu and former Senator ... Read More »

FG Asks Court To Remove Onnoghen As CJN, NJC Chairman

The Federal Government has filed a motion before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, asking for the removal of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN and chairman of the National Judicial Council, NJC. Saturday Punch reports that the motion was filed by Musa Ibrahim and Fatima Danjuma Ali on behalf of the Attorney-General of the Federation on ... Read More »

TERRORISM: UN Asks Buhari To Do Something About Obstruction Of Aid Delivery To Borno IDPs

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has expressed concern over interruption of aid delivery to thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rann, Borno State. ThisDay reports that the Head of Media and Communications, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mrs Samantha Newport, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. The ... Read More »

EXPOSED!! Jailed US President’s Lawyer, Cohen, Confesses To Rigging Polls For Trump

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data “at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump. The Wall Street Journal reported that Cohen had paid the data firm, RedFinch Solutions, to manipulate two public opinion polls in favour of Trump before the 2016 presidential ... Read More »

FERGIE MUCH: Solskjaer Is Just Like Ferguson – Pogba

Having made a similar return to Old Trafford himself, the Red Devils midfielder is delighted to be working under a man who knows all about the club Paul Pogba considers Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to have come “home” at Manchester United, with the club’s interim boss bringing many of Sir Alex Ferguson’s coaching qualities with him. The Red Devils turned to ... Read More »

Nigerians Are Mentally And Emotionally Weak – Lagbaja

It’s election season in Nigeria and it is only normal for people to come out to speak out about their different views. And our celebrities aren’t left out as they have both subliminally and directly expressed. One of the celebrities voicing out is Lagbaja. Lagbaja wants all the leaders of Nigeria to know that the people they govern are mentally ... Read More »

Rihanna Sues Her Own Father for Exploiting Her Name Without Permission

Rihanna is suing her father, Ronald Fenty, for exploiting her name in what she says are his own million-dollar business deals. According to a the suit, obtained by USA TODAY, Rihanna has sued her father and his business partner, Moses Perkins, for invasion of privacy and “egregiously and fraudulently” misrepresenting that their company, Fenty Entertainment, is affiliated with the pop ... Read More »

Investors stake N8.509 billion on Diamond Bank, GT Bank, Zenith Bank shares

A total turnover of 1.270 billion shares worth N13.463 billion in 16,476 deals were traded this week (ended January 18)by investors on the floor of  the Exchange in contrast to a total of  1.265 billion  shares  valued at N14.074 billion that exchanged hands last week in 19,278 deals. The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 1.131 ... Read More »

US Visit, Bank PHB: FG should bury its head in shame, says Atiku

Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has mocked the federal government over its failed bid to get the United States government to deny him visa, saying with or without a trip to America, the PDP will dislodge the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress, APC, in next month’s election. He ... Read More »

Ortom lauds BPE over good staff welfare

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, has lauded the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) for the good welfare package it has put in place for its workers. In a funeral oration at the burial of a staff of the Bureau, Ms. Sewuese Betsie Igbadu, who passed on recently in Nairobi, Kenya, Ortom said he observed with ... Read More »

MURIC chides Atiku, Oshiomole over utterances

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has issued a stern warning to the former vice president and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as well as the former governor of Edo State and chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomole over what it described as ‘frivolous pronouncements’. It will be recalled that Atiku Abubakar ... Read More »

2019: We will give 100 percent votes to Buhari, Lalong in Jos North- LG Chairman

Chairman Jos-North Local Govt – Area of Plateau State, Hon. Dr. Philip Izang Nyam has promised President Muhammad Buhari and Plateau State governor, Dr. Simon Bako Lalong 101% votes in the forth coming presidential and gobernatioal elections in plateau state. In a press statement, he said “The giant and remarkable strides of His Excellency President Muhammad Buhari & Rt. Hon. Dr. ... Read More »