• No plan to probe Sanusi and Soludo – Presidency

    No plan to probe Sanusi and Soludo – Presidency

    The Presidency yesterday refuted social media reports that the tenures of Emir of Kano, Dr Muhammadu Sanusi and Prof. Charles Soludo, as Central Bank Governors, would soon be probed by the Federal Government.

    The social media reports, published on Sunday and Monday, alleged that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to probe the tenures of the two former CBN governors over their views on the state of the nation’s economy.

    The reports further alleged that Sanusi and Soludo had been put on […]

  • No plan to Islamize Nigeria – Sokoto Sultan

    No plan to Islamize Nigeria – Sokoto Sultan

    The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III have cleared the air over suspicion of a grand plan to turn Nigeria into an Islamic State.

    Sultan stated categorically that, it is not possible for a multi religious nation like Nigeria to either be Islamized or Christianised.

    He stated this Friday, at the commissioning of the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony’s office in Kaduna.

    According to Sultan, who is also a Co-Chairman […]

  • We have no plan to impeach Buhari, says Senate

    We have no plan to impeach Buhari, says Senate

    The Senate, yesterday, rebuffed insinuations of a plot to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari, saying such suggestions were speculative.

    The Senate’s disavowal came as Senator Dino Melaye also denied the claim but confirmed the altercation between himself and Senator Remi Tinubu, which he claimed was sparked by her use of provocative words against him.

    Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, said it would not speak on the alleged impeachment threats against President Buhari.

    National chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed […]

  • No plan to drop Okagbare from Rio Olympics team – AFN

    No plan to drop Okagbare from Rio Olympics team – AFN

    The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said it has no plan to drop Commonwealth track queen, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguenor, from the Rio Olympics team following her failure to join Team Nigeria to the just concluded CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa.

    Nigeria finished third on the medals’ table in Durban behind South Africa and Kenya as against her second position in Morocco two years ago.

    Okagbare and some key Nigerian athletes did not make the trip to Durban, fuelling […]