• Senate to Buhari: Appoint Ocholi’s replacement

    Senate to Buhari: Appoint Ocholi’s replacement

    According to reports, the Nigerian Senate today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a replacement for the deceased minister of state for Labour, Mr James Ocholi SAN.

    The Senate made the call after Senator Dino Melaye, drew the attention of his colleagues to the void left behind by the minister who hailed from Melaye’s home state – Kogi.

    James Ocholi, his wife and son died in a ghastly motor accident in

  • Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

    Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

    A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a U.S. plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said.

    Samsung Electronics Co said in a statement on Thursday it was working to recover the device and to understand the cause.

    “Until we are able to retrieve the device, we cannot confirm that this incident involves the new Note 7,” the South Korean company said.

    The fault has prompted fresh investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the […]

  • Swansea sack Coach, appoint replacement

    Swansea sack Coach, appoint replacement

    Swansea City have sacked manager Francesco Guidolin and immediately appointed American Bob Bradley in his place.

    Guidolin’s future has been in doubt for some time as his team recorded five defeats and one draw following their opening-day win over Burnley in the Premier League.

    The Swans came close to sealing victory over Liverpool at the weekend after a dominant first-half display, but Jurgen Klopp’s men fought back to claim a 2-1 triumph at the Liberty Stadium.

    On Monday, the Welsh outfit announced via […]

  • Lawyer seeks appointment of Kogi indigenes as replacement for late Ocholi

    Lawyer seeks appointment of Kogi indigenes as replacement for late Ocholi

    A Kogi-based lawyer, Daniel Makolo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appointment a Kogi indigene to replace the Minister of State for Labour, late James Ocholi.

    Makolo made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday in Lokoja.

    He said that for almost seven months Kogi had been denied representation in the Federal Executive Council meetings, adding that there was a dire need for the representation.

    According to him, the meeting has the primary purpose of promoting good governance and […]

  • PDP will produce Saraki’s replacement – Rivers lawmaker

    PDP will produce Saraki’s replacement – Rivers lawmaker

    Robinson Dumnamene, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, says the former ruling party has a good chance to return to power in 2019.

    The member of the House of Representatives, whose election, along with others from Rivers State was cancelled, said what party bigwigs should do was to drop individual differences and work for common good ahead of the next general election.

    “PDP has a very clear chance in 2019. What we need to do as a party is to […]