Monthly Archives: January 2019

Barcelona Sign De Jong From Ajax For 75 Million Euros

Barcelona have won the race to sign highly-rated Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong, the Spanish club announced on Wednesday. Agency reports indicate that the 21-year-old will join Barca on July 1 for 75 million euros ($85 million), with a further 11 million euros due to Ajax in additional payments. De Jong, who is considered one of the most exciting young ...

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Buhari, APC Campaign Train Moves To Kebbi

The Presidential campaign train of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has departed for Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital, after a successful rally in Sokoto, Sokoto State, on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Buhari and his entourage had first paid a courtesy visit to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III before moving to ...

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Showdown Looms Over Minimum Wage

A few hours after the National of Council of State (NCS) approved the pegging of  the national minimum wage at N27,000 for the least workers in the states and private sector, the organised labour has rejected the proposal. This is coming at a time the Federal Government offered to pay federal workers N30,000 minimum wage. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris ...

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Atiku Didn’t Travel To US As My Aide – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, did not travel to the United States as an aide to the Senate President. The All Progressives Congress had said Atiku was finally allowed to travel to the US because he posed as an aide to Saraki. Speaking on AIT’s Kakaaki programme on Wednesday, Saraki, who is ...

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Atiku Decries Nigeria’s Loss To Ghana As West Africa’s Largest Recipient Of FDI – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says it is with a very heavy heart that he received the news that the Republic of Ghana has overtaken Nigeria as West Africa’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment. In a statement, Atiku said for all the years that the Peoples Democratic Party governed Nigeria, including the eight years of ...

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Danjuma Alleges Plot To Rig Elections, Says Nigeria’s Democracy Primitive

A former  Minister of Defence  Lt Gen Theophilus Danjuma on Tuesday raised the alarm over an alleged plot to rig next month’s general elections. Danjuma made the allegation while inaugurating a medical laboratory at the Rufkatu Danjuma Maternity Hospital in his Takum hometown in  Taraba State. The former Chief of Army Staff also described democracy in the country as primitive. ...

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If We Expose Those In Buhari Govt, They’ll Not Only Go To Jail, They’ll Go To Hell – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said those in the present administration will not only go to jail, they will go to hell if their corrupt acts are exposed. He also explained why he forgave an ex -Vice-President and Peoples Democratic Party’ s presidential candidate , Atiku Abubakar , in an interview with the BBC Yoruba monitored by our correspondents. Comparing ...

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Nigerian Air Force Redeploys 27 Air Marshals, 45 Senior Officers

The Nigerian Air Force has announced the redeployment of 27 Air Marshals and 45 senior officers. This followed the recent promotion of senior officers of the Nigerian Air Force to the next higher ranks as well as the retirement of some senior officers of air rank. This was contained in a statement signed by the Director of Public Relations and ...

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Don’t Allow Them Steal Your Votes, Atiku Charges Ndigbo

As PDP campaign train lands in the South East Secondus, Obi, Saraki, South East Governors show solidarity. The solidarity of the South East geo- political zone for the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was visibly demonstrated on Tuesday as the Presidential campaign train arrived in Owerri, Imo state capital for the region’s zonal rally. Who is who in the ...

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Lagos Aborigines Lobby Agbaje, As He Promises Equity For State’s 5 Divisions

The Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has promised to develop all the five divisions of the state into viable economic hubs. He also promised to address the numerous socio-political and economic dislocations that affected indigenes of the state in the last 20 years of the current democratic dispensation. A statement issued by ...

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