Nigeria trash Botswana to progress to Copa Coca-cola final

Friday, December 14th, 2018: Nigeria claimed a COPA Coca-Cola African Cup Final spot following a 5-0 thrashing of Botswana on December 14, 2018 at Nakuru High School in Kenya. Nigeria served Botswana a humbling 5-0 defeat at the Nakuru high school in Kenya andadvanced to COPA Coca-Cola African Cup Final.Nigeria …

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APC mourns as Fayemi’s ex-aide, Osatoyinbo dies of cardiac arrest

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was thrown into mourning on Saturday as Mr. Tope Osatoyinbo, former Senior Special Assistant on Mobilisation to Kayode Fayemi, suddenly died of cardiac arrest.Osatoyinbo, who was a senior staff of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) before his demise, was Fayemi’s …

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2019 budget: NASS staff strike threatens Buhari’s presentation

President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to present the 2019 budget proposal to the Joint Session of the National Assembly on Wednesday may not be achieved. This is because of a four-day warning strike to be embarked upon by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) In a letter of notification sent …

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PSquare: Paul Okoye announces change of name

Nigerian music superstar, Paul Okoye, has announced a change of name. Paul, a half of the crisis riden Psquare group, made the announcement via Instagram. Paul said from the 1st of January, 2019, his Instagram and Twitter name will change to ‘iamkingrudy.’ Paul Okoye’s handle across Instagram and Twitter is …

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Inspector General of Police denies ordering arrest of Sen Obiorah

The Nigeria Police has cleared the air over alleged arrest of Senator Ikechukwu Obiorah over some issues relating to The Daily Times of Nigeria Plc. The police in a clarification document made available to DAILY POST on Friday with reference number; CB: 3510X/LEG/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.9/218, signed by DCP Sanomi Austine, (Commissioner of …

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2019 presidency: What’ll happen to Buhari – Jerry Gana

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Professor Jerry Gana has revealed what will happen to President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 According to him, “President Buhari must be defeated in the 2019 presidential election.” Gana spoke to reporters in Abuja on Friday shortly after an Abuja High Court …

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Police arraign four ‘Eiye’ members in Lagos

Four persons have been arraigned at an Ogudu Magistrate Court in Lagos over alleged membership of a secret cult, ‘Eiye’ confraternity. The Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the accused and others still at large committed the offences on November 27 at 10pm at Iyana-Ipaja. Ihiehie said the …

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World best player: Iniesta names best footballer in history

Barcelona legend, Andres Iniesta, has named the best player in history of football. Iniesta, who spent over a decade playing with Messi at Barcelona, said the Argentine is the best footballer in history. Brazilian football legend, Pele, had last week slammed Messi, describing him as one-footed player who could not …

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ASUP strike justifiable – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has pointed out that the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, is justified. He made the statement on his Twitter handle in response to the indefinite strike embarked upon by the union recently. Senator Sani said, “The strike …

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Man arrested for allegedly raping Facebook friend

The Magistrate Court in Ejigbo has remanded a suspect for allegedly engaging in a sex romp with his Facebook lover without her consent. The suspect, Monday Dakalu, alongside the complainant, Temi Adewusi both planned to meet at a Guest House in Surulere for the first time since they became friends …

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Ekiti govt will not discriminate against any group – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said that the current administration would cater for all strata of the society, in a bid to actualise its plan for an all-inclusive government. The Governor stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday, while presenting cash gift to members of Ekiti State Chapter of …

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New Minimum Wage: FG gives update on implementing N30,000

The Federal Government on Thursday said it is working towards early implementation of new minimum wage proposed by the Organised Labour. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) made this known on Thursday in Abuja at the opening of a one-day symposium on the 25th anniversary …

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FG, not UCH owes outsourced personnel N15bn – CMD

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Professor Temitope Alonge on Thursday declared that the Federal Government of Nigeria was owing outsourced personnel working in the teaching hospitals, including UCH, LUTH and others about N15billion. A group, Concerned Citizens for Human Rights (CCHR) had raised the …

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