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PDP gives Jonathan, others Oct 30 to declare

PDP gives Jonathan, others Oct 30 to declare

•APGA releases guidelines for primaries By Rotimi Akinwumi –  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan must purchase his expression of interest and nomination forms from the Peoples Democratic Party…

Onwuliri replaces Wike in Cabinet reshuffle

Onwuliri replaces Wike in Cabinet reshuffle

•Mohammed takes over from Maku •Turaki to oversee Labour Ministry By Chesa Chesa, Joe Nwankwo, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday announced a minor Cabinet reshuffle following the exit…

APC govs support consensus presidential candidate

The Progressives Governors Forum on Wednesday declared its support for consensus method of choosing  the presidential as well as other candidates for the All Progressives Congress. The Chairman, Progressive Governors…

Court dissolves marriage over wife’s stealing habit

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Mr Idris Abiodun and his wife, Toyin, over wife’s stealing habit. The Court President, Mr R.I Adeyeri,…

PDP won’t impose gov candidate in Oyo – Mark

Senate President, David David Mark, on Wednesday dismissed reports that the Peoples Democratic Party Integration Committee for the South West was plotting to impose a governorship candidate on the Oyo…

First Consultants hospital paid high price to Ebola-free Nigeria – MD

Nigeria may have been declared officially Ebola-free but at the First Consultants hospital in Lagos, doctors believe it’ll take the facility that treated the first victim years to recover. The…

Ebola: Minister condemns discrimation against Nigerians

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Aminu Wali has asked countries to stop further discrimination and stigmatisation of Nigerians over Ebola after the World Health Organisation has certified the country free…

Jonathan carries out minor cabinet reshuffle

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle to fill the vacancies created by the recent resignation of seven ministers. This was part of the outcome of…

Keshi: Nigeria not a serious football nation

Former Super Eagles manager Stephen Keshi has thrown a parting shot at Nigerian football, saying the country should stop seeing itself as a serious football nation because it was still…

All PDP aspirants including Jonathan, must buy form – Metuh

The Peoples Democratic Party has said all the aspirants to elective offices in 2015 from the party, including President Goodluck Jonathan must purchase their forms of intent latest by October…

Promises as more gov aspirants pick PDP form

Five governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party were at the national headquarters of the party in Abuja on Wednesday where they picked their nominations forms that…

UPN crisis sponsored by moles – Fasehun

Dr Frederick Fasehun on Wednesday said he remained the bonafide National Chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), blaming the crisis facing the party on moles that were planted…

Thugs attack NLC chairman in Rivers

A group of youths suspected to be hired thugs on Wednesday attacked the Rivers State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr. Chris Oruge. Oruge was beaten up by the…

Work hard if you want luck – Flamini

Mathieu Flamini says hard work is at the heart of his football career. Flamini could make his 200th Arsenal appearance when the Gunners face Anderlecht in the Champions League on…

Ebola: ECOWAS signs $300,000 grant with ADB

The ECOWAS Commission and the African Development Bank, on Wednesday in Abuja, signed a Grant Protocol agreement worth US$300,000 for the coordination of Ebola Crisis Response Project in the most…

We need to be ‘strict and serious’ – Per

Per Mertesacker has urged Arsenal to respect Anderlecht by playing “strict and serious” football at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium. Anderlecht have struggled in the Champions League this season, picking…

NFF not imposing players on me, says Amodu

Nigeria caretaker coach Amodu Shaibu has said the list of 66 players given to him by the Technical Department of the Nigeria Football Federation was a positive move to help…

Nigeria solicits Germany’s support for AfDB, ITU positions

Minister of Foreign Affairs Aminu Wali has solicited Germany’s support for Nigeria’s candidacy for President of  African Development Bank (AfDB) and Deputy Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union (ITU). A statement…

Chelsea chief executive quits club

Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay said on Wednesday he was leaving Stamford Bridge after a decade in which Chelsea were crowned kings of Europe but also suffered plenty of off-field…

54 vessels expected in Lagos ports in a month

Fifty four vessels laden with various goods are expected to arrive at the different terminals in Lagos ports between Oct. 22 and Nov. 20. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) disclosed…

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