Governor Okorocha removed as APC campaign coordinator in Imo State

Governor Okorocha removed as APC campaign coordinator in Imo State

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has removed Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, as the party’s campaign council coordinator in the state.   This comes after the state chapter of the APC had already announced the suspension of the governor a few days ago. However, the APC NWC confirmed the suspension on Sunday saying its decision is based on Okorocha’s anti-party activities. Confirming the suspension to Punch newspaper, Mallam Lanre…

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Onnoghen: Buhari govt gives reasons NJC can’t handle CJN’s matter

Onnoghen: Buhari govt gives reasons NJC can’t handle CJN’s matter

The Federal Government has explained why it referred the matter involving the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen to the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, and not the National Judicial Council, NJC, to handle. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed explained that the matter involving Onnoghen was alleged breach of the Code of Conduct for Public Officers, hence could not be referred to NJC, as the latter lacked the capacity to handle such….

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Bollywood actress and Arsenal ambassador Esha Gupta forced to apologise over racist comment about Alex Iwobi

Bollywood actress and Arsenal ambassador Esha Gupta forced to apologise over racist comment about Alex Iwobi

Bollywood actress and Arsenal ambassador, Esha Gupta, has been forced to apologize after she was slammed online over a racist remark against Nigerian footballer Alex Iwobi.  The 33-year-old who is a well-known Arsenal fan and ex-girlfriend of defender Hector Bellerin was reacting to Gunners’ FA Cup defeat by Manchester United when the racist remark was made. She posted a screenshot of a WhatsApp conversation between herself and another person on Instagram where Alex Iwobi was described as a ‘gorilla.’ In the image, she…

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Transfer: Inter Milan gives condition to sign Mesut Ozil from Arsenal

Transfer: Inter Milan gives condition to sign Mesut Ozil from Arsenal

Inter Milan will sign playmaker, Mesut Ozil from Arsenal in this January transfer window on one condition. According to Daily Star, Inter will sign Ozil only if Arsenal agree to pay half of the midfielder’s wages. The report claimed that the Serie A giants are interested in signing Ozil on loan, but cannot afford to cover the player’s wages. Ozil’s current £350,000-a-week salary at Arsenal is proving a problem for his potential suitor. The 30-year-old…

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EPL: How Giroud rated Higuain’s Chelsea debut

EPL: How Giroud rated Higuain’s Chelsea debut

Chelsea striker, Olivier Giroud has stated that fellow teammate, Gonzalo Higuain will succeed in England after the Argentine international made his debut for the Blues against Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup encounter on Sunday. Goals from Willian (2) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (1) ensured Maurizio Sarri’s men threw Sheffield Wednesday out of the competition. Higuain joined Chelsea on loan from Juventus last week Wednesday but Giroud believes the 31-year-old will score goals for Maurizio Sarri’s…

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New minimum wage: Dogara says N30,000 not enough, reveals National Assembly next action

New minimum wage: Dogara says N30,000 not enough, reveals National Assembly next action

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has declared that N30,000 monthly salary was not enough as minimum wage. According to him, since the National Assembly will need to go on a short recess for the purpose of the general elections, the lawmakers will proceed with further legislative actions on the matter at plenary on Tuesday. Speaking on Monday at the National Assembly during a public hearing on the New Minimum Wage organised…

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BREAKING: ‘I have not resigned’ – suspended CJN Walter Onnoghen speaks

BREAKING: ‘I have not resigned’ – suspended CJN Walter Onnoghen speaks

Embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen who was suspended by President Buhari last Friday, has debunked the rumour gaining traction online on Monday that he has resigned.   Onnoghen, who President Buhari replaced with the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Tanko Mohammed, as Acting CJN, debunked the rumour in a statement on Monday.     The statement was signed by his media aide, Awassam Bassey, who described the CJN’s rumoured…

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