Army Claims Responsibility For Sporadic Shooting In Damaturu

The Nigerian Army has claimed responsibility for the sporadic firing experienced on Tuesday in Damaturu, the Yobe State’s capital. According to some residents, there were rapid firings with all sorts of military hardware in the Yobe State’s capital, north-east Nigeria, at about 7:30 pm and lasted for an hour.

Ooni Of Ife Dies At 85

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade has passed on in the United Kingdom at the age of 85. Oba Sijuwade was reported to have slumped on Thursday and was rushed to the Ibadan airport, where he was flown to Lagos in an air ambulance to the United Kingdom and

Presidency Says States to Start Drawing From N300b Presidential Special Intervention Fund

Read the press statement from the presidency below: The implementation of a three-pronged financial intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to assuage workers plight and support the states is now in progress. Specifically, state governments will start benefiting from the special intervention fund of between N250B to N300B in a matter

Senate Announces Akpabio As Minority Leader

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has announced Senator Godswill Akpabio as the Minority Leader of the Senate.  Senator Saraki read a letter at plenary today, (Tuesday) submitted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate which listed the names of the remaining principal officers in the Senate.

Court Refuses To Stop Police From Investigating Ekweremadu, Others

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant a request to stop the Police from its on-going investigation of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and some others in relation to the alleged forgery of the 2015 Standing Rules of the Senate. Justice Gabriel Kolawole, in his ruling,

Warri Wolves Beat El-Kanemi Warriors 5-0

Warri Wolves have moved up to the fourth spot on the Nigeria Professional Football League after the team recorded the biggest win of the 2014/2015 season in a rescheduled game. Wolves on Sunday thrashed El-Kanemi Warriors 5-0 at the Warri City Stadium.

Manchester United Sign Romero

English Premier League club, Manchester United, have confirmed the signing of Argentina goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, following the uncertainty of David de Gea’s future. Romero was a free agent after leaving Sampdoria and will replace back-up keeper, Victor Valdes, who has been told he can leave the club.

Joshua Enaholo Joins Enyimba

Flying Eagles Goalkeeper, Joshua Enaholo, has joined Nigeria Professional Football League side, Eyimba FC, from lower division side, MFM. Enaholo, who was in goal for Nigeria during the 2015 African Youth Championship and the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, has been cleared by his club to make the move to the

2015 WASSCE: WAEC Decries Mass Failure, Threatens To Withhold Results

Less than 45 per cent of those who sat for the 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Exams (WASSCE) passed with credit grade and above, a trend that would seem to have continued from 2013. The poor performance has been put down to a lack of preparation and teaching facilities,

Rivers Governorship Tribunal: Court Dismisses Wike’s Application

The Rivers State governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the motion filed by Governor Nyesom Wike, challenging the power of the Tribunal to sit in Abuja instead of Port Harcourt, the state’s capital. The Tribunal headed by Justice Muazu Pindga on Monday, ruled that the motion by the

Kwara APC Says Mrs Saraki’s Invitation By EFCC Is Political

The Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the invitation of the wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Comission (EFCC) as politically motivated. They claimed that the invitation was made in order to ruffle her husband.

PDP Youths Endorse Wada For Second Term In Kogi

The youths of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State have endorsed the State Governor, Idris Wada, to contest for a second term in office. Leading the PDP youths on Monday from the 21 Local Government Areas to the Government House in Lokoja, the Kogi State’s capital, north-central Nigeria, the Leader