• Merkel’s bloc expected to decide Monday whom to back for president

    Merkel’s bloc expected to decide Monday whom to back for president

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives are set to decide Monday whether to back centre-left Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to become Germany’s next president or propose a rival candidate, a party source said.

    The news came after the latest meeting Sunday between the Christian Democrats (CDU) head and her two partners in the ruling right-left grand coalition on filling the largely ceremonial post ended without breakthrough.

    The three party leaders have wrangled for months over whom to nominate as a potential successor to President […]

  • FEC, not governors will decide on sale of assets – FG

    FEC, not governors will decide on sale of assets – FG

    It was gathered that the Federal Executive Council and not State Governors will take the final decision on the controversial proposal to sell some of the nation’s assets to battle the current economic recession.

    This was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday after the weekly FEC meeting.

    Mohammed said this clarification became necessary following the outcry that greeted the proposal by the National Economic Council for the sale of the country’s national assets.

    While the NEC […]

  • Supreme Court fixes date to decide Tambuwal’s fate as governor

    Supreme Court fixes date to decide Tambuwal’s fate as governor

    According to reports, the Supreme Court will on December 9, 2016 deliver judgment in a legal action challenging the propriety of the nomination of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal by the All Progressives Congress for the 2015 gubernatorial election in the state.

    The apex court will among others determine whether Tambuwal was nominated in compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 and the APC 2014 guidelines for the nomination of candidates for elective offices.

    Specifically, the court will determine the issue […]

  • Candidate’s Pedigree Will Decide Who Succeeds Oshiomhole – Akenzua

    Candidate’s Pedigree Will Decide Who Succeeds Oshiomhole – Akenzua

    Chairman, Benin Leaders of Thought (BLT), His Royal Highness, Ovbioba Edun Akenzua, the Enogie of Obazuwa has said only personal profile of the candidates jostling to succeed Governor Oshiomhole will define next week ‘s governorship poll

    Speaking with newsmen in Benin city on expectations in the forthcoming election, Enogie Akenzua prayed the ancestors to give the state a governor that has the interest of Edo people at heart

    “I think its going to be an issue of personality because to me there […]

  • NFF meets in Lagos to decide on foreign coach

    NFF meets in Lagos to decide on foreign coach

    Top Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) chiefs led by president Amaju Pinnick will meet today in Lagos to decide on a foreign coach for the Super Eagles.

    The other top shots for this crucial meeting are NFF vice-presidents, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, as well as NFF technical committee chairman Chris Green.

    “They will meet to possibly decide on a short list of coaches who have applied for the vacant Eagles post and also the modalities for their engagement,” a source said.

    Frenchman and […]

  • Post-UTME screening: We are yet to decide, says UNILAG

    Post-UTME screening: We are yet to decide, says UNILAG

    The University of Lagos, Akoka on Friday said it had not made any pronouncement concerning the mode of screening it would employ for placement of candidates seeking admission in the 2016/2017 academic session.

    The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Rahamon Bello, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos.

    NAN reports that the VC spoke against the backdrop of rumours that the institution had announced the release of cut off marks and the mode for […]

  • Dbanj refuses renewal of Ciroc endorsement … more photos

    Dbanj refuses renewal of Ciroc endorsement … more photos

    Nigerian harmonica player and Singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj took to his instagram page, updated his fans decided not to renew Ciroc Nigeria endorsement. He had it in a video clip but i had to screen grabbed it.. See captions: D’Banj has decided not to renew his @cirocnigeria endorsement …🚶

    Nigerian harmonica player, Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj took to his instagram page, updated his fans decided not to renew Ciroc Nigeria endorsement. He had it in a video […]