Match preview: South Africa Vs Nigeria

The Super Eagles will battle the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game at the FNB stadium Johannesburg on Saturday. While there could be a less stated race to […]

Ondo government denies expelling journalists

[FILE PHOTO] Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Ondo state government on Tuesday denied expelling some journalist from covering its activities as earlier reported in different news platforms. Online news platforms on Monday had reported that […]

Farmers to pay five percent interest rate on government loans

The Nigerian Government said local farmers would pay five per cent interest rate for loans collected through the reforming of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA). Agriculture and rural development minister, Audu Ogbe who spoke at […]

Man City could win Premier League unbeaten, says Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles, as well as two Champions League trophies, during more than 700 appearances for English giant Manchester United before retiring in 2013. PHOTO: Getty Images Former England international and […]

Minister assures Nigerians of internet connectivity in all 774 LGs in 4years

Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma (left) and the Japanese Ambassador, Mr Sadanobu Kusaoke, during the signing ceremony of N642 million grant aid project on economic and social development, in Abuja. Nigeria’s […]

Niger State issues alert over poisonous meat in circulation

PHOTO:Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images Niger State Government has warned Nigerian to be cautious of meats in circulation that contains steroid applied by local livestock farmers and butchers. Steroid is used for decreasing inflammation and reducing the […]

Police upholds protest ban in Kaduna as El-Zakzaky appears in court

The leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shiites, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky As the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim El-Zakzaky holds in Kaduna on Wednesday, November 7, the […]

Police response to security issue worrisome, says Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Nigeria’s Deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu on Tuesday said the level of security in the country does not guarantee the safety of its citizens. Ekweremadu, his wife Nwanneka and son […]

Police arrests housemaid who murdered Lagos businessman

The cook who allegedly murdered a Lagos businessman and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Ope Bademosi, in the early hours of Wednesday 31 October has been arrested by the Ondo State Police […]

WAEC confirms Buhari’s WASC certificate

West African Examination Council has confirmed the West African School Certificate obtained by President Muhammadu Buhari after the completion of his secondary school education, the presidency said on Friday. The Council has also issued an […]

Atiku free to apply for US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

[FILE PHOTO] Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of […]

Buhari launches Armed Forces Remembrance Day emblem with N10 million

President Buhari being decorated by Chairman Nigerian Legion Brig. Gen. Adakole Akpa Rtd as he participates at the Emblem Appeal Launch for 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched […]

Night market resumes in Kaduna as government relaxes curfew

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai PHOTO: TWITTER/GOVERNOR KADUNA Kaduna State government on Wednesday told residents they are free to move around their environments to engage in their legitimate businesses except for hours between 10:00 pm […]

Three reasons you must watch the El Classico

Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (C) heads a ball to score the equalizer past Real Madrid's French defender Raphael Varane (3rdL) and Barcelona's Argentinian defender Javier Mascherano (R) during the Spanish league football match FC […]

Quick facts as world’s first football club Sheffield F.C clocks 160 years

Sheffield FC 1890 team …..PHOTO: Sheff News On this day, 24, October 1857, Sheffield F.C., the world’s oldest surviving independent football club, was founded in Sheffield, England, The 160 year old club is also the […]

Ekweremadu refutes rumoured defection from PDP

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Nigeria’s deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has refuted claims that he was planning to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “In the past 24 hours, I have been inundated with […]

Aviation minister offers hope on suspended Nigeria Air activation

Nigeria’s aviation minister of state, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said all hope was not lost on the establishment of the national carrier ‘Nigeria Air’. The national carrier which was unveiled on July 18, 2018, at […]

How Nigerian elite influences sack of corrupt officials – Osinbajo

[FILE PHOTO] Vice Prseident Yemi Osinbajo Nigeria’s vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said whenever he wants to sack a public official found to be corrupt, calls from religious and political leaders reach him not to […]

Nigeria population to hit 350 million in 2050

The population of Nigerians, currently over 190 million have been predicted to reach almost double figures in the next 32 years. Nigeria’s census last collected in 2012 by the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics, the […]

Atiku denies owning online grant scheme

Former Nigeria vice president and presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has denied owning an online financial grant scheme. The scheme named ‘Atiku Grant Disbursement Programme’ operated as a Ponzi scheme where individuals […]

Usain Bolt turns down two-year contract

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt (C), playing for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners, shoots on goal against Macarthur South West United in his first competitive start for the club in Sydney on October 12, 2018. […]

Samuel Eto’o, Julio Baptista, Luis Garcia, others unveiled as latest LaLiga Ambassadors

Laliga Ambassadors…Photo:Twitter/Laliga For the fifth consecutive season, LaLiga has unveiled the former players who are set to work on the expansion of LaLiga’s international brand throughout the world. Samuel Eto’o, Carlos Valderrama, Julio Baptista, Aintzane […]

Atiku promises 40 percent women, youth inclusion in his government

Atiku Abubakar of PDP Nigeria’s former vice-president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has promised that not less than 40% of his cabinet will be made of Nigerian youths and […]

Delta governor Okowa presents N367 billion 2019 budget to State Assembly

Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Wednesday presented a budget estimate of N367, 095,083,451 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. The budget christened “Budget […]

Fayemi sworn in as Ekiti state governor

Nigeria’s former minister of Solid Minerals Development Kayode Fayemi has been sworn-in as Ekiti State governor on Tuesday in Ado- Ekiti by the Chief Judge of the state Justice Ayodeji Simeon Daramola. Fayemi, who contested […]

Sowore, Moghalu clash over minimum wage for workers

The presidential candidates of African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, and Young Progressives Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, on Friday morning attacked each other over plans for the national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. Currently, Nigeria’s […]

Why I forgave, endorsed Atiku for president – Obasanjo

Former vice president Abubakar Atiku, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, PDP national chairman Uche Secondus in Ota, Ogun state Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said his faith as a Christian does not allow him to keep […]