Why Boko Haram should be placed on watchlist – UN

Why Boko Haram should be placed on watchlist – UN

Francois Fall, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa and the head of the UN Regional Office for the region (UNOCA), has called on the international community to place the Boko Haram terrorist sect on watchlist. Fall stated this at the UN headquarters in New York while briefing the Security Council on developments in the Central African sub-region, NAN reports. Fall said: “the Nigeria-based Boko Haram extremist group was also a malicious threat…

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2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2019 general elections for a second term. A statement issued by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant, Media and Communication to the CAN President, Rev. Dr Samson Ayokunle, read, “Our attention has been drawn to a news story published by an online that has become notorious for publishing fake…

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2019: Blackmail us or not, we are for Buhari – Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu

2019: Blackmail us or not, we are for Buhari – Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu

The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, and son-in-law to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Uche Nwosu, has said he would not succumb to any form of blackmail in his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid. Nwosu said this yesterday in Owerri while re-stating his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. He added that nobody would be allowed to rig the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Recall that…

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2019: Lai Mohammed reveals major threat to election

2019: Lai Mohammed reveals major threat to election

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday revealed the biggest threat to the 2019 general elections. The minister on Thursday in Kaduna at the 47th Meeting of the National Council on Information, with the theme, “Fighting Fake News and Hate Speech to Enhance National Unity” said fake news and hate speech, if left unchecked, constitute the biggest threat to 2019 election. Mohammed stressed that with the 2019 general elections just a little…

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2019 presidency: All you need to know as Osinbajo, Obi clash today in vice presidential debate

2019 presidency: All you need to know as Osinbajo, Obi clash today in vice presidential debate

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will today clash with the Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi in presidential debate ahead of the 2019 general elections. The highly anticipated debate will take place at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The time is 7 pm. The debate is being put together by the Nigerian Election Debate Group, NEDG, and the Broadcasting…

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Pires speaks on Dembele leaving Barcelona for Arsenal

Pires speaks on Dembele leaving Barcelona for Arsenal

Arsenal legend, Robert Pires, has said that Barcelona would be wrong to allow Ousmane Dembele leave the club, with the player linked with a move to The Emirates. Dembele has been a cause for concern at the Nou Camp this season, leading to speculation that the LaLiga champions could let him go and re-sign Neymar. Neymar departed Camp Nou for a world record £200million fee last summer and Barca spent half of that figure to…

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Champions League: What Dybala said after Juventus’ 2-1 defeat to Young Boys

Champions League: What Dybala said after Juventus’ 2-1 defeat to Young Boys

Juventus forward, Paulo Dybala has spoken up on his side’s 2-1 defeat by Young Boys in the Champions League encounter played on Wednesday night. A strike from Paulo Dybala was not enough to give Max Allegri’s men a point against the Switzerland side. However, Guillaume Hoarau did score a brace for the hosts. Dybala said Juventus wasted many chances to score against Young Boys during the first half of the match. The Argentine international, however,…

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EPL: Mourinho advised to drop Pogba from Liverpool clash

EPL: Mourinho advised to drop Pogba from Liverpool clash

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has been urged to leave Paul Pogba out for their trip to Liverpool this weekend. Pogba returned to the starting line-up for the Champions League defeat to Valencia, after being left out of United’s previous two matches. The Frenchman was below-par again as the Red Devils missed the chance to finish top of the group. Mourinho and his squad arrived back at Manchester Airport at 2am on Thursday morning, to…

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EPL: Mata opens up on Manchester United’s problems

EPL: Mata opens up on Manchester United’s problems

Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata, has admitted the team’s problem is starting games slowly. United lost 2-1 to Valencia on Wednesday in the Champions League as Phil Jones’ own goal compounded Carlos Soler’s first-half strike, before substitute Marcus Rashford scored a late consolation. With Juventus surprisingly losing to Young Boys, United missed the chance to finish top of Group H and Mata admits slow starts to games are hurting them. “It seems like we always…

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