Hazard hints his desire to join Real Madrid for Ballon d’Or

Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, has ruled out the possibility of leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid in January, even as he admitted dreaming of joining the Spanish giants so he can possibly win the Ballon D’Or prize. Speaking after Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Southampton on Sunday, Hazard confirmed that joining the …

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Senator Albert speaks on alleged refusal to declare asset

Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District and Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Resources, Bassey Albert Akpan, has described as a ploy to distract him, allegations by the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, that he refused to declare his assets. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, …

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Senate rejects Buhari’s NPC nominee over certificate scandal

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected a commissioner-nominee for the National Population Commission (NPC). Dr. Abdul Malik Mohammed Durnnguwa was the only one out of the 23 nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari who was not cleared. The Senate explained that Durnnguwa’s West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate was questionable. According …

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BREAKING: President Buhari releases Executive Order 8

President Muhammadu Buhari has released a new Executive Order into law. The new order is meant to regulate money laundering and tax evasion. The President released the new Executive Order number eight, tagged “Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme, VOARS,” on Wednesday The new Executive Order (008) took effect from Monday, …

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Atiku: What APC governors discussed with Buhari – Okorocha

Governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC), on Wednesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari. The governors after the meeting declared that the party is not jittery over the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the main opposition Presidential candidate in the 2019 election. Rochas Okorocha, Chairman of the …

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PDP Presidential Primaries: Senator Makarfi breaks silence

Former National Committee Chairman and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, has expressed appreciation to his supporters across the country, for the faith, confidence and commitment shown to his presidential ambition. In a statement issued by his spokesman, Mukhtar Dahiru Sirajo, Senator Makarfi said, …

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Senate confirms Muiz Banire as AMCON chairman

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Muiz Banire as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria. The appointment was confirmed at the chamber on Wednesday. Banire was the National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. …

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Nigeria vs Libya: Ighalo talks tough over 2019 AFCON qualifier

Super Eagles’ striker, Odion Ighalo has vowed that Nigeria will beat Libya in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifier fixture. The Changchun Yatai and former Watford star believes that beating Libya should be a task that the Eagles must accomplish. The game is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio …

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BREAKING: FG files charges against Senators Ekweremadu, Akpan

The Federal Government has filed two charges against the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Senator Albert Bassey Akpan (Akwa Ibom North-East) for allegedly failing to declare some of their assets. The charges marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/62/2018 (for Ekweremadu) and FHC/ABJ/CR/88/2018 (for Akpan) were filed before the Federal High Court, Abuja on …

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Kogi Assembly makes U-turn, accepts ex-Speaker back to chamber

Two months after declaring the seat of the immediate past Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Alhaji Umar Ahmed Imam vacant, the House on Wednesday reversed its decision, and call him back into the hallowed chamber. Recall that, the seat of the former Speaker who is currently representing Lokoja …

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2019: Enugu group endorses Ugwuanyi for second term

A group in Enugu North Senatorial District of Enugu State, known as “Nsukka Zonal Strategic Group (NZSG)”, has unanimously endorsed Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for a second term in office, resolving to join hands with other people of the state to ensure the governor’s success in the forthcoming 2019 elections. The …

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Christian Ita: Ayade’s education sector strides uplift Cross River

In the dim past, revolutionaries achieved enduring legacies by shooting their way to stardom. The blood of both sinners and those sinned against watered paradigm shifts in the societies of those eras. In our contemporary world, bloody revolutions have given way to intellectualism and mind games; and fire-spitting revolutionaries reincarnated …

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