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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

We don’t play money politics – APGA faults Buhari’s comment

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday, said it does not play money politics, but politics of ideology and policy formulations to deepen democracy and deliver good governance to the citizenry. The National Publicity Secretary of APGA, Mr. Iheanacho Orji, [...]

June 2, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria vs England: Wembley Stadium gives fans conditions to watch friendly match

Nigeria vs England:  The management of Wembley Stadium in London, England has shared important information with both Nigerian and English fans that will be watching Saturday’s friendly match between the two national teams. A tweet sent out from their official [...]

June 2, 2018 Sports

Fayemi, Akeredolu responsible for Ekiti bloodshed – Fayose’s deputy, Olusola

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Ekiti State and the incumbent deputy governor of the state, Kolapo Olusola, has revealed those behind the bloodshed at the All Progressives Congress, APC, secretariat. Olusola alleged that his fellow contestant in [...]

June 2, 2018 Government and politics

UN chief honours three Nigerian fallen heroes

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has awarded the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 129 military, police and civilian personnel, including three Nigerians, who lost their lives in 2017 while serving under the UN flag. Guterres paid tribute to the peacekeepers at the [...]

June 2, 2018 Government and politics

Obasanjo’s ADC, LP attack Buhari for saying he lacks resources to march opposition parties

Opposition political parties, the Labour Party, LP, and the African Democratic Congress, ADC, have reacted angrily to claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that he lacked the resources to match the opposition’s mischief. The National Chairman of the LP, Alhaji Abdulsalam [...]

June 2, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo speaks on Christians being targeted by Herdsmen

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has dismissed insinuations that the killings in some parts of the country were targeted at only Christians. Speaking in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Friday, the Vice President said the blood thirsty hoodlums had also [...]

June 2, 2018 Societal issues

Nigeria to begin overhaul of refineries next month, says Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, said the much-awaited overhaul of the country’s refineries would become a reality next month, as plans have been concluded to complete necessary arrangement with financials. The minister, who reviewed efforts of [...]

June 2, 2018 Economy

‘Policeman’ accidentally shoots Bamidele, five others as Fayemi holds rally in Ekiti

A Police officer, yesterday, accidentally shot a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Opeyemi Bamidele, and a yet to be identified person, at a rally, as the party’s candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, began campaigns for the July 14 governorship [...]

June 2, 2018 Government and politics

England vs Nigeria preview: Super Eagles to test their might against Three Lions

Nigeria continue their World Cup preparation with their toughest test yet at the Wembley Stadium against England. After the 1-1 draw against DR Congo at the bumpy Amiesimaka stadium on Monday, the Super Eagles step up preparations for Russia 2018 [...]

June 2, 2018 Sports

Mixed reactions trail ‘Not Too Young To Run’ law

Former President of Igbo think thank, Aka Ikenga, Goddy Uwazurike, has described the enacted “Not Too Young To-Run” Act assented on Thursday by President Muhammadu Buhari “as a mere humorous law.” Uwazurike said the constitution of Nigeria clearly states the [...]

June 2, 2018 Government and politics