• Obanikoro’s media team issues Official statement on his Release

    Obanikoro’s media team issues Official statement on his Release

    Jonathan Eze, Media Aide to Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has confirmed his release by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    A statement issued by the media aide on Friday evening read, “It delights us to announce that the former Minister of State for Defense, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), this evening. We are however not resentful but thankful to the Almighty for the gift of life and good health […]

  • EFCC assembles team to identify, mark Patience Jonathan’s property

    EFCC assembles team to identify, mark Patience Jonathan’s property

    There are strong indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC was intensifying moves to gather evidence against the former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, for a possible prosecution.

    A top operative of the commission said on Friday that the leadership of the commission had initiated a discreet probe of the former First Lady in a bid to assemble evidence against her in the event of her prosecution as a fallout of the commission’s decision to freeze $20m traced to her.

    The […]

  • Aftermath of Kim K robbery: Khloe Kardashian surrounded by heavy security team (photos)

    Aftermath of Kim K robbery: Khloe Kardashian surrounded by heavy security team (photos)

    Following the much talked about Kim Kardashian Paris robbery incident and how the Kardashian family planned to revamp their security plans, Khloe Kardashian was pictured with a team of heavy security men as she attended the launch of her ‘Good American’ denim wear brand on Tuesday night.

    Before the Paris incident, Khloe normally moved around alone or with her P.A and family body guard Pascal but it seems the family has decided not to joke with security

  • Recession: Sack your economic team, NLC tells Buhari

    Recession: Sack your economic team, NLC tells Buhari

    Leadership of the Ekiti chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to take critical  actions that would make his change agenda impact  positively on the lives of Nigerians.

    The labour group urged Buhari to urgently rejig  his economic team so that his much publicised and propagated  change mantra  won’t end like a mere slogan without any positive effect on the lives of citizens.

    Chairman of the state chapter of  NLC, Comrade Ade Adesanmi  said this in his […]

  • Jose Mourinho has regrets over Manchester United team selection in loss to City

    Jose Mourinho has regrets over Manchester United team selection in loss to City

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he would have picked a different team in hindsight after their 2-1 home defeat in the derby against Manchester City on Saturday.

    Mourinho opted to pick Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard as wide players, while leaving out Anthony Martial and Juan Mata. Both Mkhitaryan and Lingard were substituted off at half-time after lacklustre displays while City dominated in a classy display.

    Mourinho told Sky Sports: “Honestly, I had two or three players in the first […]

  • FG Constitutes Team To Dialogue With Niger Delta Militants

    FG Constitutes Team To Dialogue With Niger Delta Militants

    The federal government has constituted two groups to dialogue with militants who have been attacking oil pipelines in the Niger Delta region wit a view to resolving the crisis.

    This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.  Gen. Paul Boroh, (rtd.) during a meeting with stakeholders of the Amnesty Programme and the region in Abuja.

    Boroh who hinted that the establishment of the two teams was working in accordance […]

  • How Much Did TB Joshua Give Nigeria’s Olympic Team

    How Much Did TB Joshua Give Nigeria’s Olympic Team

    How TB Joshua Prophesied APC’s Emergence And Victory

    Just a few weeks ago, the Nigerian Olympic Team made headlines when it was reported that the football team was stuck at the Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, due to the non-payment of their airfare.

    The reports basically called out the Nigerian Ministry of Youth and Sports as responsible for the unpaid flight bill.

    Thankfully, we have been seeing Nigeria represented in various sporting competitions at the Olympics in Rio, including football where they emerged bronze […]

  • Rio Olympics: Minister sets up panel to probe U23 ‘padded’ team list

    Rio Olympics: Minister sets up panel to probe U23 ‘padded’ team list

    A three-man panel has been despatched to Salvador, Brazil, to investigate allegations of abuse of Personal Identification Cards known as PVCs or accreditation cards.

    This followed a statement signed by Lenny Abbey, head of NOC Relations and Services, which reads; “It has come our attention that there has been abuse of accreditation by the Nigerian Football team.

    “Rio 2016 Accreditation Department reported that upon arrival in Manaus on the 4th of August 2016, the team claimed that they all lost their PVCs […]

  • Why private sector not in economic management team – Presidency shares reasons

    Why private sector not in economic management team – Presidency shares reasons

    The Presidency on Thursday gave reasons why the Economic Management Team headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has no private sector representation.

    Similar economic teams in the past administrations usually have private sector representatives on such government team.

    In an interview with journalists in Abuja, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said that the administration considers the management of the Nigerian economy as government’s responsibility.

    According to him, the government did not believe in having private sector representation in […]

  • Nigeria Olympic team get first training in Atlanta

    Nigeria Olympic team get first training in Atlanta

    Nigeria Olympic team had their first training session in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States of America today.
    This was after their return from Mexico, where they lost a Rio Olympics warm-up to the home team 1-0.

    The players in the US include skipper Azubuike Okechukwu, Usman Mohammed, Saturday Kaego, Ndifreke Effiong, Sincere Seth, Emmanuel Daniel and Taiwo Awoniyi.

    Others are Godwin Saviour, Shehu Abdullahi, Abdulrahman Taiwo and Junior Ajayi.

    AS Roma striker Sadiq Umar is expected to rejoin the squad after attending the […]

  • Zenith bank top management team have begged me for denying they funded my election, says Fayose

    Zenith bank top management team have begged me for denying they funded my election, says Fayose

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has revealed that a top management team of Zenith Bank Plc has begged him over comment from the bank, denying they funded his election.

    Fayose had on Monday named Zenith bank as one of those who sponsored his election in 2014.

    The governor named the bank as his financiers in a bid to deny an allegation by the Federal Government that he benefited from the $2.1 billion arms money allegedly diverted during the immediate past administration […]