NAS Decries Southern Kaduna Killings, Seeks FG’s Action…

By Chuks Onwudinjo The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has expressed concern over the resurgence of killings in Kaura, Zango-Kataf, Kajuru and Jema’a local government areas in southern Kaduna, that have left other innocent citizens brutalized, maimed and traumatized. In a press statement made available to THISDAY, titled ‘Stop the Killings in Southern Kaduna”…

Obaseki Promises Agbede Community Trailer Park, New Roads…

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on leaders and residents of Agbede in Etsako West Local Government Area (LGA) to provide his administration with 10 hectares of land where a trailer park will be constructed to improve economic activities in the area. The governor also promised to construct more roads and other infrastructural…

Mikel Admits He’s Open to a Return to England…

Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel has left the door open to a return to English football. The 33-year-old, who won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012, is currently without a club having left Turkish side Trabzonspor by mutual consent in March. “Yes, there are interested clubs and England is a strong possibility…

AGF AbdulRazaq: Glorious Exit of the Last of the Titans…

By Abubakar Imam Saturday,July 25,2020 was a unique date in the annals of Ilorin Emirate. It was not like any other day. It was a memorable date that would remain permanently secured in the warehouses of chroniclers of history. It was a day the people of Ilorin Emirate, and indeed, humanity “conspired to do away…

Olanipekun, Four SANs Lead Cases Seeking to Disqualify Obaseki, Shaibu…

APC accuses duo of committing perjury, forgery Party’s campaign council, state govt disagree over destruction of Ize-Iyamu’s billboards INEC releases final list of candidates Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Chuks Okocha, Alex Enumah in Abuja and Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Foremost lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Wole Olanipekun, is leading four other SANs in…

Enugu 2023: Youths Urge Politicians to Leave Ekweremadu Alone…

By Benneth Oghifo A coalition of Enugu West Youth Organisations has warned people they described as “desperate political jobbers” against continued attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and some other political leaders over the contentious issue of zoning of governorship position in Enugu State. There has been war of words on…

Buhari Inaugurates FCC, FCSC, RMAFC Boards’ Members…

FG charges agency to shore up non-oil revenues Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday swore in members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) and Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). The ceremony, at the State House in Abuja, was graced by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to…

NLC, PDP Reject Petrol Price Hike, Demand Reversal…

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday kicked against the new fuel price of N143.80k announced by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). They described the fuel price hike, which PPPRA announced on Wednesday, as inhumane and unjustifiable. NLC, in a statement yesterday, said: “This…

In Peace Drive, APC Caretakers Meet Tinubu, Akande, Others…

PDP screens Ondo deputy gov, eight others Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) thursday reached out to two leaders of the party in the South-west, Senator Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande, as part of efforts to resolve the crises in the party. The committee, chaired by Yobe…

MTN’s Virtual Drug Convos Holds Friday…

By Vanessa Obioha Leading telecommunication company in Nigeria MTN will hold a virtual event tagged the ‘Drug Convos’ on Friday, June 26. The no-holds-barred virtual conversation about substance abuse among Nigerian youths is in commemoration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The event comes on the heels of the MTN’s Anti-Substance…

At NEC Meeting, Buhari Urges Members Not to Let APC...

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja advised members of the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to withdraw all pending litigations against one another, and settle for internal conciliation, warning that the mutating disagreements could lead to self-destruction, with dire consequences. According to a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media,…