​Mikel happy to join Eagles camp

Captain Mikel Obi has expressed his sheer delight at teaming up with Super Eagles squad in their 2018 FIFA World Cup preparations camp in Uyo, Akwa Ibom. Speaking after arriving the Ibom Hotels and Golf Resort yesterday, Mikel said he was anticipating leading leading the team to the Russia World Cup in
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​Ramadan: Time to reflect for better Nigeria

RAMADAN is here again, the blessed month in which Allah showers His mercy and blessings upon His servants. In the month, the Holy Quran was revealed and there is a night of power, better than a thousand months. The gates of heaven are opened and the gates of hellfire are shut, the devils are chained [
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​Bauchi Governor accepts resignation of deputy

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi has accepted the resignation of his deputy, Alhaji Nuhu Gidado, who turned in his letter of resignation on Wednesday. In a statement issued on his behalf by Mr Ali M. Ali, Special Adviser, Media, the governor described the tenure of his deputy as “meritorious” and theref
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​No 30,000 Nigerian migrants in Germany

Nigeria has faulted claims that there were 30,000 of its citizens as illegal migrants in Germany who are awaiting repatriation. The Head of Mission in Germany, Amb. Yusuf Tuggar, said on Wednesday that Nigeria disputes the figure. “To begin with, we dispute that figure of 30,000. That is not the case. W
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​Federal, states, councils share N701b

Federal, states and local governments have shared N701 billion as revenue for the month of April, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, said. Isa-Dutse told newsmen that the amounts shared were the outcome of Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting. Giving a br
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I can’t go back to APGA—Okorocha

OWERRI —EMBATTLED Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, dispelled speculations and rumours making the rounds that he was planning to rejoin the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, as he said he would never go back to the party. Okorocha spoke in a release signed by his Chief Press Secreta
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​Buhari gateway for Igbo presidency

The return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would pave the way to make Igbo presidency a reality in 2023, Chief Osita Okechukwu, Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), has assured Ohaneze Ndigbo. “Ohaneze Ndigbo should work towards plucking the low hanging fruit; which is President of Nigeria
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​Has Obasanjo met his match in Buhari?

For the first time since Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo launched his movement to stop a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari, he got a public response from his one time political ally yesterday. When yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari raised the question as to the availability of power in the country aft
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​PDP To Buhari: Be ready to accept defeat in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to be prepared to accept defeat in the 2019 general election, saying all indices, including those released by his Presidency, show that Nigerians across board have overtly rejected him for another four years in office. The party c
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