Four Nigerians Make 2018 BBC 100 Women List…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and three other Nigerian women made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list. She appeared alongside social entrepreneur/activist, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, a lawyer, Bola Tinubu and award-winning blogger and author, Chidera Eggerue. The BBC list celebrates inspiring and influential women who have used their positions…

OPINION: 2019: THE IRONY OF A BUHARI’s SECOND TERM AS...

If all politics is local, there must be an exception in Nigeria. Here, all politics is selfish, especially southern Nigeria politics. If President Muhammadu Buhari wins another four year term, it wouldn’t be because of any stellar performances; it would be because of southern Nigeria politicians. Buhari has always won large in the North East…

OPINION: OSHIOMHOLE AND THE WARMONGERS …

Right from the outset of his interest in the chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole knew that his programmes of reform, which formed the major plank of his electioneering promises, would not only ruffle the feathers of some influential stakeholders but also break their backs. Some of the governors, who reluctantly…

OPINION: “TRANSITION HOURS”: PRESIDENT JONATHAN WRITES BACK…

“There was no bitterness in him after he left power. He did not look back. He did not look down. Instead he looked up and after looking up, he looked forward and went on pressing ahead. That forward movement has resulted in this work of statecraft and statesmanship of which I am privileged to write…

APC Loses Two House Of Reps Members…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – Two members of the House of Representatives, Kolawole Babatunde (Ondo) and Mukaila Kazeem (Ogun), have dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress for other parties. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, made this known as he read letters from the lawmakers announcing their resignations from the APC at the plenary on…

Police Seal Akwa Ibom House Of Assembly…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – The police in Akwa Ibom State have sealed off the premises of the state’s House of Assembly as police trucks were seen barricading the road leading to the building while others were stationed in front of the entrance to the assembly complex. Several anti-riot police officers were seen on…

2015 Election Result: Okonjo-Iweala, Adoke, Chidoka, Advised Me Not To...

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed how he was pressured not to accept defeat in the 2015 election but said he conceded defeat principally because it was his belief that his ambition should not lead to loss of lives and property as it was the case in previous elections….

Nigeria To Establish New National Crime Database – Moshood…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, has revealed that the force is set to establish a new national crime database to make police service more efficient in the country. The Police spokesperson said this during an interview on Channels Television revealing that the national crime database has reached…

Presidency Condemns Ex-UK Official Over Comment Against Investments In Nigeria…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – The Presidency has condemned the comment by former United Kingdom (UK) Secretary of State for International Development, Ms Priti Patel attacking President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption and calling on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria. Patel had in a published statement, while using Transparency International (TI) report, declared that…

NFF Signs Fresh Long-Term Contract With NIKE…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has signed a new ‘improved’ deal with sportswear brand, NIKE. The four-year deal, signed on Tuesday at a ceremony attended by officials from both organisations in Asaba, Delta state capital, has a renewal clause that will extend the partnership to the 2026 FIFA World Cup….

We Must Not Handover Nigeria To Thieves, Hooligans – Obasanjo...

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned against handing over Nigeria’s democracy to persons he described as “thieves and hooligans”. He made the comment on Tuesday in Abuja at the launch of ‘My Transition Hours’, a book written by former President Goodluck Jonathan. Obasanjo said democracy should be in the hands…

My Transition Hours: Obama Worked Against My Re-Election – Jonathan...

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has accused former U.S. President Barack Obama of pushing for his defeat in the 2015 Presidential election. Jonathan who lost the election to President Muhammadu Buhari accused the then United States President of taking an unusual step by “prodding the electorate to vote for the…