Mimiko laments state of Nigeria

Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has described Nigeria’s existence as God’s miracle. The former minister said this on Sunday at a book launch in Lagos. Mimiko lamented the proliferation of prophets, saying prayers without plan and work do not yield desired results. He said: “Nigeria itself is …

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APC mocks Saraki over presidential ambition, lists corruption charges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lambasted Senate President, Bukola Saraki over his ‘2019 presidential ambition’. APC National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in a statement on Monday, said Saraki cannot pass integrity and anti-corruption test. He said: “In a recent interview with the international news organization, Bloomberg, the Senate President, …

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Mbappe tells Neymar who is PSG’s superstar

Kylian Mbappe has dismissed suggestions that he has overtaken Neymar as Paris Saint-Germain’s star man, after his double secured a 3-1 win at Guingamp. Mbappe, who won the 2018 World Cup with France, netted twice as PSG completed a second half comeback to secure the win on Saturday. “Neymar is …

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Saraki: Senators lambast APC

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau and his counterpart in the Committee on Banking, Finance and other Financial Insitutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim have advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its leaders to desist from looking for scapegoats for the failure to fulfill their promises to …

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Fayose blows hot over suspended Rivers election

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described Saturday’s by-election in Rivers State for Port Harcourt Constituency III State Assembly seat as “another sad reality that votes of Nigerians will not be allowed to count at the 2019 election as the elections will be heldat gun-point to achieve predetermined results”. …

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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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