PDP campaign DG in Gombe State, Bello Tinka defects to APC

PDP campaign DG in Gombe State, Bello Tinka defects to APC

The Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in Gombe State has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhaji Bala Bello Tinka (alias Tinka Point) met with President Buhari at State House, Abuja, on Thursday night, where he pledged allegiance to the APC, and also vowed to bring his political weight to bear on the election of the President for a second term in office. Coming exactly a fortnight to the presidential…

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Seun Kuti to perform at this year’s Grammys

Seun Kuti to perform at this year’s Grammys

Seun Kuti, the Afrobeat singer, and son of the late legend, Fela, has been listed as one of the performers at the 61st Grammy Awards.   Seun Kuti, who was nominated for Best World Music Album will perform with Malian singer/songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara, at the award’s Premiere Ceremony on February 10. A statement on the Grammys’ website reads: “The 61st Grammy Awards will start off with sizzle as the lineup for the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony…

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Patience Jonathan loses in court, forfeits N1.0004bn to FG

Patience Jonathan loses in court, forfeits N1.0004bn to FG

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has forfeited temporarily N1.0004 billion to the Federal Government. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the interim forfeiture followed a court order secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The money was lodged in three deposits with Fidelity Bank Plc on 20th and 25th May 2015. The forfeiture order by the Federal High Court sitting in Kano and presided over by Justice A. Lewis-Allagoa is consequent upon…

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Solskjaer speaks on tough February fixture list for Manchester United

Solskjaer speaks on tough February fixture list for Manchester United

Manchester United’s interim manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has expressed confidence that the squad is equipped to deal with a challenging February schedule. Solskjaer is yet to lose a game since he was appointed following Jose Mourinho’s sack in December. The Norwegian has won eight and drawn one of his nine games in charge. United’s strong run is set to be put to the test in February, with Premier League fixtures against Leicester City and Fulham,…

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Neymar’s return to Barcelona would be “complicated” – Suarez

Neymar’s return to Barcelona would be “complicated” – Suarez

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has said he would welcome the return of Neymar, but admits that any move to bring the Brazilian back from Paris Saint-Germain would be “complicated”. Neymar took the decision to take on a new challenge in the summer of 2017. PSG paid a record-breaking €222million, to buy the 26-year-old, who scored 105 goals during his four-year spell at the Nou Camp. Suarez, who flourished as part of the fearsome ‘MSN’ frontline…

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‘Nobody has your back like your mama, Love her while she’s still alive’ – Jude Ighalo says as he shares beautiful new photos with his mom

‘Nobody has your back like your mama, Love her while she’s still alive’ – Jude Ighalo says as he shares beautiful new photos with his mom

Super Eagles striker, Jude Ighalo, who plays as a striker for Chinese club Changchun Yatai shared these beautiful new photos with mom Martina Ighalo and wrote: ‘Nobody has your back like your mama..Love her while she’s still alive, one day I will tell you guys stories about this woman she’s a survivor.’ See more photos below.

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FG plans to shutdown internet access to rig the 2019 election- Gov Wike alleges

FG plans to shutdown internet access to rig the 2019 election- Gov Wike alleges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with internet service providers to shutdown internet access during the forthcoming elections. According to Governor Wike, shutting down internet access by the NSA and INEC is aimed at facilitating the rigging of the 2019 General elections. The governor said this when he received a courtesy visit by…

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US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in accepting its citizens who have been deported from the United States.   U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “has ordered consular officers in Ghana to implement visa restrictions on certain categories of visa applicants,” the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a statement.   “Without an appropriate response from Ghana, the scope of these sanctions may be expanded to a…

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“All those my childish fight was envy” – Tonto Dikeh explains why she and Mercy Johnson went from friends to enemies

“All those my childish fight was envy” – Tonto Dikeh explains why she and Mercy Johnson went from friends to enemies

Tonto Dikeh and Mercy Johnson are now really cordial with each other but there was a time when they were sworn enemies. Tonto Dikeh has now explained the reason for the fight. According to Tonto, their fight was childish and it was because she was envious that Mercy Johnson was the only one who could act better than her in the Nigerian movie industry. She said she has now realized that to be herself is…

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EPL: Solskjaer reacts as Anthony Martial signs new Manchester United contract

EPL: Solskjaer reacts as Anthony Martial signs new Manchester United contract

Manchester United caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has expressed his happiness at the news that forward, Anthony Martial has signed a new long-term deal. This is as Martial had on Thursday signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until at least 2024. The France international said he signed the five-year contract because he wanted to stay at the club for more years, describing United as a “family”. The 23-year-old has established…

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