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Appeal Court affirms Tambuwal’s election

Appeal Court affirms Tambuwal’s election

The Appeal Court sitting in Sokoto on Friday upheld the election of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as duly elected. The four-man panel in a unanimous decision upheld Tambuwal’s election after dismissing the Appeal filed by the Appellant and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto for lacking in merit. Justice Hussein Muktar who presided over the ... Read More »

At Last,Appeal Court varies terms in bail granted Sambo  Dasuki

At Last,Appeal Court varies terms in bail granted Sambo Dasuki

Reprieve has come the way of detained National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Dasuki (retired) as the Court of Appeal in Abuja acceded, on Friday, to his request for the variation of the terms attached to the bail earlier granted him. In a unanimous judgement, a three-man panel of the court expunged the requirement that Dasuki produced a Level 16 ... Read More »

21 ibadan coronet Obas kick against court judgement,vow to appeal

21 ibadan coronet Obas kick against court judgement,vow to appeal

Barely twenty-four hours after the Oyo state government announced the withdrawal of their crowns, the 21 new kings in Ibadan land, on Thursday, November 21, kicked at the decision. Justice Aderonke Aderemi of the state high court, Ibadan, had in his judgement on Tuesday, November 19, asked the Obas to drop their crowns in view of the setting aside of ... Read More »

Pope says technology endanger youth individuality

Pope says technology endanger youth individuality

Pope Francis on Friday warned that technology and globalisation were homogenising young people around the world to the point where their uniqueness and cultural individuality were becoming endangered species. The 82-year-old pontiff made his appeal for young people to hold on to the cultures handed down by their ancestors and cherish their roots at a meeting of leaders of other ... Read More »

I won’t make mistake of attempting a third term, says Buhari

I won’t make mistake of attempting a third term, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, dispelled the rumour that he is working to perpetuate himself in office beyond 2023, saying he will obey the Nigerian Constitution. Speaking on Friday at the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Buhari also charged leaders of the party that they work hard to make the party attractive to their ... Read More »

Barcelona Director,Abidal docked for illegal liver transplant

Barcelona Director,Abidal docked for illegal liver transplant

Sandro Rosell, the former president of Barcelona, and Eric Abidal arrived at court on Friday to testify as part of the investigation into the legality of Abidal’s liver transplant. Abidal, now the director of football at the club, was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 while still a player at the Nou Camp.   Spanish daily newspaper La Vanguardia adds that as well as ... Read More »

Court reserves ruling on Faisal Maina’s bail application

Court reserves ruling on Faisal Maina’s bail application

The Federal High Court, will, on Nov. 29, take the bail application of Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team. Justice Okon Abang made this known, on Friday, after taking the arguments of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the defence counsel. Justice Abang also adjourned till Nov. 26 to enable the defence ... Read More »

Wilfred Ndidi:How I juggle my football career with studying for a business degree

Wilfred Ndidi:How I juggle my football career with studying for a business degree

Wilfred Ndidi says he has learned more in nine months under Brendan Rodgers than at any other time in his career — and the lessons carry on long after he has finished training. The Leicester midfielder has been one of the best players in the Premier League this season, earning the nickname The Octopus from team-mates because of his long legs, which he ... Read More »

Buhari receives NIPSS report on universal healthcare

Buhari receives NIPSS report on universal healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja pledged that his administration would ensure that all Nigerians have access to affordable, efficient and equitable healthcare services without the risk of impoverishment. He made the promise while receiving the report on ‘‘Funding Universal Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria’’ by the Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), ... Read More »

Tragedy:Pastor slumps, dies shortly after defecting to APC in Edo

Tragedy:Pastor slumps, dies shortly after defecting to APC in Edo

A cleric identified as Pastor Aimola John has slumped and died shortly after joining Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. Aimola was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital he was rushed to. He had left the APC in 2015 alongside Pastor Ize-Iyamu and was among former PDP members that were returning home to the ... Read More »

Ize-Iyamu, Edo ex-Speaker, others dump PDP for APC

Ize-Iyamu, Edo ex-Speaker, others dump PDP for APC

  Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Thursday led former  Edo State House of Assembly Speaker Bright Omokhodion, former Deputy Speaker Festus Ebea and former state chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria Tony Omoaghe to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Others were Mrs. Tawa Idubor, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, Etinosa Ogbeiwi, Emmanuel ... Read More »

How I escaped gun shot from unknown hoodlums – Oyo Commissioner

How I escaped gun shot from unknown hoodlums – Oyo Commissioner

Oyo state commissioner for Lands and Housing, Mr Abdu-Raheem Abiodun on Wednesday said it was only by chance that he escaped been shot by some yet to be identified gun men who attacked his official vehicle, in his Olomi-Academy residence, Tuesday night. But in the attack, two persons including his official driver, Mr Lukman Fabayo and police orderly attached to ... Read More »

Gov Zulum delivers 20 bungalows to UNIMAID

Gov Zulum delivers 20 bungalows to UNIMAID

*Announces 50 houses for junior staff   Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday commissioned 20 units of semi-detached bungalows, designed with courtyards, expressly built by the state government as intervention that will increase access to staff housing at the University of Maiduguri. The Governor also commissioned ‎solar-powered water system and electricity installations to serve the houses.   Zulum, a ... Read More »

36 Speakers of HoA meet Buhari,demand autonomy.

36 Speakers of HoA meet Buhari,demand autonomy.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly who seized the  occassion to  urge President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an executive order on the implementation of full autonomy for state legislatures. The speakers were led by the Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly and ... Read More »

Court sacks new Kano Emirs,dissolves new four Emirates

Court sacks new Kano Emirs,dissolves new four Emirates

A Kano High Court has nullified the appointment of four new emirs upgraded to the status of first-class emirs by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Subsequently, the court invalidated and ordered the immediate dissolution of their emirate councils established alongside the emir’s appointment. The emirs are Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar; emir of ... Read More »

Fed Govt releases  new wage  payment template to labour

Fed Govt releases new wage payment template to labour

  The least paid federal worker on Level 1 Step 1 will earn N360,000 per annum while the highest-paid at Level 17 Step 9 will take home N6,215,435 per annum. These are the highlights of  the minimum wage payment template released by the Federal Government. The circular on the new wage, dated November 14 and signed by the Acting Chairman ... Read More »

Maina dumps wheel chair,continues trial supported by two men

Maina dumps wheel chair,continues trial supported by two men

Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), on Thursday, arrived in the Federal High Court, Abuja, for continuation of his trial. Maina, though came into Court 6 without a wheelchair, he was however supported by two men as he walked slowly into the court. The former pension reform boss, who arrived at the court at about 9:30am, dressed ... Read More »

Lawmaker commends HoR Speaker,Zulum for donating to IDP’s

Lawmaker commends HoR Speaker,Zulum for donating to IDP’s

Member Representing Askira – Uba and Hawul Federal Constituency in Borno state, Hon. Dr. Haruna Mshelia has commended the foresight of the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Engineer Mustapha Maihaja and other stakeholders for the prompt approval and delivery of assorted relief items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)/victims of Boko Haram sect in his constituency. He ... Read More »

Queen Elizabeth sacks Prince Andrew,strips him of 249,000 pounds salary

Queen Elizabeth sacks Prince Andrew,strips him of 249,000 pounds salary

The Queen of England has ‘sacked’ Prince Andrew from royal duties after discussing the crisis with Prince Charles and summoning her distraught ‘favourite son’ to Buckingham Palace to learn his fate. The Duke of York is today being urged to fly to America to speak to the FBI with lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein’s victims warning him ‘any delay’ must lead to ... Read More »

Yahaya Bello to receive Certificate of Returns today

Yahaya Bello to receive Certificate of Returns today

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to present the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, with his Certificate of Return today, having won last Saturday’s governorship election in the state INEC in a statement yesterday, in Lokoja, said the presentation of the Certificate of Return to the winner of the November 16 governorship election will take place at 11am at ... Read More »