George Weah still leads in Liberia polls

By Harrison Arubu George Weah of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) retained his lead as the second batch of provisional results of Tuesday’s presidential elections in Liberia were released on Friday. According to figures read...

Osinbajo calls for PPP in varsity funding

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday night in Lagos declared that the government alone cannot sustain funding of universities or even keep them at their current levels due to its dwindling revenue. He made the...

I’m not Grooming My Son for Kwara – Saraki

At the end of the 2nd legislative year of the 8th Senate President, Bukola Saraki spoke on the journey so far and controversies on devolution of power, ex-governor’s pension and salary, anti-corruption and constitutional...

Buhari’s W/Bank appeal was to rebuild N/East – Shettima

By Rabiu Sani Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s appeal to the World Bank was to address economic rebuilding and humanitarian crisis in the North-East. Shettima said while reacting to reports alleging...

World’s “most useless airport” opens in St Helena

St Helena international airport dubbed the “most useless airport” in the world by the British media is to receive its first commercial airline flight today. The remote British island of St Helena is a volcanic...

Nigeria’s Target At Africa Hockey Nations Cup is first position – Coach

Nigeria’s senior male hockey team coach, Tunde Odedokun, on Friday said his team’s target at the upcoming Africa Hockey Federation, AHF, Nations Cup was finishing as winners or runners-up. Odedokun, speaking on his expectations at the...

Buhari’s discussion with World Bank boss twisted – Presidency

The Presidency on Friday stated that the discussion between President Muhammadu Buhari and the World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, was deliberately twisted by mischievous individuals. Media reports had it that  Kim disclosed in Washington DC, United States...

Anambra Guber: Obaze Laments, blasts Obiano Over Decline in Education

The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Anambra state, Oseloka Obaze, yesterday, continued to turn up more heat on the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano, blaming him for the decline in the standard of...

2019 : South-West APC Not Aware Of Buhari’s Intention To Re-contest

Leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in South West geo-political zone on Thursday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has not informed them he will re-contest in the 2019 general elections. The APC stalwarts...

Okorocha denies having problems with president Buhari

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, has denied being at logger heads with President Muhammadu Buhari.   The Governor, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has on several occasions been linked with vying for...

Alleged N1.5bn fraud: Court grants Edo APC woman leader, 4 others N1m bail each

Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele of a Benin High Court on Friday granted Mrs Aisosa Amadasun, the Edo Woman Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and four others N1 million bail each. The other defendants are: Adama...

Online travel booking is safer, cheaper, convenient – Agency

Travel Start Nigeria, an online travel agency has urged air travelers to always book their flights online because it is safer, cheaper and convenient. The company manager, Mr Philip Akesson, made this known in an...

Monkey Pox: Ministry Appeals Children To Return To Classrom

Enugu State Ministry of Education has appealed to parents to send their wards back to school, assuring them that no unapproved activities were carried out in any school. The state commissioner for Education, Professor Uche...

Resident Doctors Give 10-Days To Commence Strike Over Unpaid Salary

Barely one month after their nationwide strike, the resident doctors at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, on Friday, gave the hospital management another 10-day strike notice to protest unpaid salaries. Dr Segun Olaopa, the President of...