SWAN secretaries accuse NEC of unfair treatment, to boycott Portharcourt Council meeting 

SWAN secretaries accuse NEC of unfair treatment, to boycott Portharcourt Council meeting 

Secretaries of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in the Southwest have accused their National Executive Council of being unconstitutional and unjust in its decision that the scribes should be sponsored to attend the full council meeting coming up next week in Porthatcourt by their State councils. The NEC had issued a statement saying that the Full Council meeting which is expected to kick start on Monday,  May 14, does not include the state…

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Singer Davido explains reason he ended his beef with Wizkid

Singer Davido explains reason he ended his beef with Wizkid

It may be several months since the much publicized renewed friendship between Davido and Wizkid happened, but one cannot easily forgot all the events that occurred. Social media wars and power struggle are a common trend in the entertainment industry. Musicians, actors and even OAPs are fond of engaging in these squabbles. This is why when the tension between Davido and Wizkid became public knowledge, it came as no surprise. However the beef continued for…

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Nigeria confirms international friendly with Atletico Madrid

Nigeria confirms international friendly with Atletico Madrid

As part of the Super Eagles’ preparations for World Cup 2018, Gernot Rohr’s men will face Diego Simeone’s men in Uyo. Nigeria will face Atletico Madrid in a friendly at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Tuesday, May 22. While LaLiga and the Nigeria Football Federation have been heavily involved in organizing the event, prominent video entertainment giants MultiChoice Nigeria – provider of digital terrestrial platform GOtv is bringing Los Rojiblancos to play in the…

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‘This is just the start’ Real Madrid target Salah committed to Liverpool

‘This is just the start’ Real Madrid target Salah committed to Liverpool

A wonderful season has seen the Egypt international linked to the Bernabeu, but he wants to make history with the Reds. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah insists his future is at the Premier League club, saying his team’s displays this season were “just the beginning”. Salah was recognised for his incredible campaign by claiming a Player of the Season double at Liverpool’s end-of-campaign awards on Thursday. The Egypt international has scored 43 goals in all competitions…

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Keyamo reveals what to expect in 2019 election

Keyamo reveals what to expect in 2019 election

Festus Keyamo, activist lawyer and Director, Strategic Communications of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign organisation has said the 2019 elections will be a battle between forces and not a contest of power. Keyamo made the remark as he kicked off his assignment as Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign spokesman. He hinted that the upcoming election will be one between forces of ‘Light and darkness’, ‘Corruption and patriots’. Keyamo on his Twitter page wrote “The 2019 election is…

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Kaduna governor, El-Rufai needs psychiatric test — Shehu Sani Writes Hospital

Kaduna governor, El-Rufai needs psychiatric test — Shehu Sani Writes Hospital

Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district has called for clinical examination of the mental state of Kaduna governor, Nasir El-Rufai. In a letter dated 7th May, which was addressed to the Chief Medical Director of Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kaduna, the lawmaker wondered how a governor, who is the Chief Security officer of the state could ask the people to go on riot for political reasons. He said El-Rufai’s speech should be analysed. He…

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Senate nullify Omogege’s suspension

The Senate has filed a notice of appeal and a stay of execution on a High Court judgement, nullifying the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. This was made known to press Men by Olu Onemola, an aide to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday in a statement. “The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Coram Nnamdi Dimgba .J. in a judgment delivered today, the 10th May, 2018 in Suit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/314/18 between Sen. Ovie…

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It is our right to copy -Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating

It is our right to copy -Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating

– Final year students in a high school in Ghana destroyed school property and threatened teachers after they were prevented from cheating during exams – One student stated that they were reliably informed that teachers from other schools aid their students by allowing them to copy – The terrified teachers have vowed not to supervise or invigilate the rest of the exams except heavy security is provided Teachers in the Zabzugu Senior High School in…

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UN reacts to killing in Nigeria

The United Nations on Thursday advised security agencies to act swiftly on early warning signals of attacks on communities in Nigeria. Mrs. Sewuese Torkuma, the Gender Technical Advisor of the world body, gave the advice in Jos, during an advocacy visit to the headquarters of `Operation Rainbow’, a state-owned security outfit charged with tackling violence in Plateau. “The security agencies must be proactive; you cannot wait for the violence to take place before you start…

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EFCC: Jang pleads to be released, said he is diabetic

A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja to order his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of his medical condition The ex-governor who said he was diabetic, approached the court barely 72 hours after his arrest by the EFCC over an alleged N9.3bn fraud. Jang, in a motion on notice filed by his team of lawyers…

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