Kofi Annan: Ghana declares one-week nationwide mourning

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday declared a week of mourning for the late former UN chief and Nobel laureate, Kofi Annan. Describing Annan as a “consummate” diplomat, Akufo-Addo said in a statement that Ghana was “deeply saddened” by the news of his death in Switzerland on Saturday after a …

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Kofi Annan: Tinubu reacts to death of former UN chief

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reacted to the death of former Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. The 7th UN Secretary-General died in a hospital in Bern, Switzerland in the early hours of Saturday. Tinubu, in a statement issued by his Media Officer, Mr Tunde …

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EPL: Aubameyang reacts to Arsenal’s defeat to Chelsea

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted he would do better in future after missing an opportunity in his side’s 3-2 defeat to Chelsea in the Premier League. Goals from Pedro, Morata and Alonso ensured the Blues defeat of the Gunners at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. Mkhitaryan and Iwobi scored …

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EPL: Why Chelsea are not title challengers yet – Sarri

Chelsea coach, Maurizio Sarri has explained that his side won’t win the Premier League title this season despite beating Arsenal 3-2 in Saturday’s fixture. Goals from Pedro, Morata and Alonso gave the Blues victory against the North London club at Stamford Bridge. Mkhitaryan and Iwobi scored for the visitors. But …

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Osinbajo signs three bills into law

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has signed into law three Bills transmitted by the National Assembly. Laolu Akande, his Senior Special Assistant on Media, made the announcement in a statement on Saturday. The Acts were the Federal Capital Territory Civil Service Commission (Establishment) Act, 2018; the Forestry Research Institute of …

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What will happen if Nigeria is not restructured – Ohanaeze

Pan-Igbo group, Ohaneze has again warned that Nigeria may not survive as an entity if political restructuring of the country is not carried out. The Coordinator of Ohaneze Youth Wing in the South South, Chief Arthur Ugwa, gave the warning on Saturday when the group visited the Ijaw Youth Council …

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Buratai lauds Ugwuanyi’s support for Military

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has expressed his immense appreciation to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, for the support his administration has been giving to the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, in securing both the state and its neighbors. The Army Chief’s message …

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INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released the notice of activities for the 2019 general elections. Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison of INEC, FCT told NAN that the notice was in accordance with section 30 of the Electoral Act …

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EPL: Tottenhan vs Fulham: Michael Owen predicts scoreline

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker, Michael Owen has predicted that Tottenham Hotspur will defeat Fulham by 3 goals to 1 in Saturday’s Premier League fixture. Owen expects Spurs to beat the newly promoted EPL side this weekend at their home ground. Speaking in an interview with BetVictor, Owen said: …

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Ondo police nab solar batteries, motorcycles thieves

Two suspects who specialize in stealing of solar batteries from solar powered installations have been nabbed in Ondo State. The duo identified as Olawadamilare Akindoye and Sunday Adegoke were apprehended by youths of Erikit -Lowoye, Igbotako in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, who later handed them over to …

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