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US gives update on suspended visa services in Abuja

The U.S. Embassy has said that the suspended consular services in Abuja may resume after the Eid-el-Kabir holidays. The embassy stated this in an updated information on its website Thursday. It read: “We regret the inconvenience this has caused to our applicants in Abuja and hope to resume operations after …

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Ghana strikes deal with FIFA to avoid ban

Ghana have struck a deal with FIFA, to clean up football administration in the country. The West African nation took the step to back away from controversial plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation. Ghana’s Attorney-General had taken steps towards dissolving the embattled Ghana Football Association (GFA), after an explosive …

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Osun guber: APC constitutes campaign committee

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State has announced the formation of its campaign committee structure to execute the Osun governorship election. Prince Gboyega Famodun, Chairman Osun APC, in statement on Thursday, said there are four levels of the organization, the apex of which is the Central Campaign Co-ordinating …

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DSS finally gets spokesman, appoints Afunanya as PRO

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr. P.N. Afunanya as its spokesman and Public Relations Officer. A statement by the Public Relations department of the service said Afunanya obtained BA. English (1997), Abia State University, Uturu; MA. English (2009), University of Uyo; and MA. …

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Gov. Tambuwal sacks Fulani, one other permanent secretary

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has ordered the compulsory retirement of two Permanent Secretaries from the state civil service. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Mr Abubakar Shekara, the Director-General, Media and Public Affairs to the Governor disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Thursday …

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Jonathan speaks on state of the nation, tells Nigerians what to do

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has enjoined Nigerians not to lose hope in the face of impunity, persecution and maladministration noting that “anything evil cannot last for long.”. Jonathan stated this at the 2018 new yam festival of the Obi of Obinugwu and Chairman, Igbo Traditional Rulers Forum, Eze (Dr) …

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Ganduje: Youth leaders intervene in MASSOB, Eze Eberechi’s face off

The leadership of the National Ethnic Nationalities’ Youth leaders has waded into the feud between the members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, and the Chairman of South-East Traditional Rulers’ Council, His imperial Majesty, Eze Eberechi Dick. Trouble had started when the monarch …

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2019: What Nigerian Senate told INEC

The details of the meeting between the Senate and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has emerged. The Chairman, Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Suleiman Nazif led the committee members in a meeting with Mahmood Yakubu, and other INEC Commissioners on Wednesday. The Senate committe told INEC …

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Man allegedly kills, buries brother in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command are currently investigating the alleged murder of Chizoba Ogbonna-Izuchukwu, by his brother, Raphael Izuchukwu, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state. SP Ebere Amaraizu, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of the Command disclosed this in Enugu on Wednesday, adding that the crime …

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EPL: Sarri changes two of Conte’s rules at Chelsea

Chelsea’s head coach, Maurizio Sarri has reportedly changed two of former manager, Antonio Conte’s rules at the club. Sarri replaced Conte at Stamford Bridge after he was sacked by the Blues’ owner, Roman Abramovich earlier this summer. According to The Telegraph, Sarri has changed rules on player’s nutrition and scrapped …

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