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Daily Archives: March 22, 2019

Tension as Air Force jets bomb Benue villages

Fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force conducted air strikes on at least three Benue State communities on Saturday, in an operation which lasted several hours. The development sent the communities panicking. The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, [...]

June 17, 2018 Military

World Cup 2018: Modric speaks after Croatia’s win over Nigeria

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has spoken on Croatia’s 2-0 win over Nigeria in their opening World Cup 2018 group D game on Saturday evening. The Croatian captain scored from the spot 15 minutes from full time after Ogenekoro Etebo’s [...]

June 17, 2018 Sports

Buhari speaks on his health

Buhari speaks on his health: President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that now that this year’s Ramadan fast is over, he is healthier to attend to national issues. The nation’s leader disclosed that he refused to abstain because he knew the [...]

June 17, 2018 General

Ekiti election: PDP reveals Buhari govt’s ‘plan’ to favour Fayemi

Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Muhammadu Buhari government of allegedly shortchanging the state government in the Paris Club refunds to the tune of $20million. The party alleged that this was to weaken the [...]

June 17, 2018 Government and politics

Peterside speaks on ‘resignation’ as NIMASA DG, Amaechi’s ‘rejection’

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that he has not resigned his position to join the Rivers governorship race. Peterside, the 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in [...]

June 17, 2018 Government and politics

Rivers LG poll violence-free, marred by voter apathy

The Rivers State local government election, which held yesterday, was characterised by voter apathy and late arrival of electoral materials. The All Progressives Congress, which boycotted the election, described it as a sham and illegal. Contrary to the state government’s [...]

June 17, 2018 Government and politics

Nine years after Boko Haram, peace returns to Borno council areas

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, has said no council area is under the control of Boko Haram, as returnees have commenced farming and fishing activities in liberated communities. The six emirs that migrated to neighbouring [...]

June 17, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Croatia leads Group D, beats Nigeria 2-0

The Super Eagles opened their campaign at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup on a losing note, as they were beaten 2-0 by Croatia in their first game. The defeat at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, effectively dimmed Eagles’ hopes [...]

June 17, 2018 Sports

APC Convention: Presidency, govs in last minute troubleshooting

APC Convention: Barely six days to the elective national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Presidency and the party’s 24 state governors are locked in serial meetings in a last ditch effort to avert a possible outbreak of [...]

June 17, 2018 Government and politics