Monday, October 21, 2019

INEC clears 23 parties for Kogi, 45 for Bayelsa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 23 political parties to contest the governorship election in Kogi State. The commission also cleared 45 parties to contest the governorship election...
Reds face tough test in London (LIVE UPDATES)

Reds face tough test in London (LIVE UPDATES)

Liverpool travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea in the Premier League this afternoon. The crunch clash kicks off at 4.30 p.m. with Jurgen Klopp’s side hoping to maintain their...

Buhari govt at ‘unprecedented level of paranoia’ — Soyinka

The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has sternly rebuked the Buhari administration after it filed charges of treason against the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. Mr Soyinka said the government...

Why CBN approved new bank charges, proposed VAT increase – Emefiele

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday gave reasons why it approved the new bank charges on bank withdrawals and deposits by individual and...

Wike: A Nigerian Governor And His Many Controversies

Three words aptly describe Nyesom Wike – zestful, bold, and controversial. Whenever Mr Wike, the governor of Rivers State, Nigeria’s South-South, speaks on an issue that is sensitive to him, his...

Presidential election tribunal decides Atiku, Buhari’s fate (LIVE UPDATES)

The presidential election petition tribunal will today deliver judgement in the petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The petition was filed on March...

South Africa proposes cultural exchange programme with Nigerian youth groups

Bobby Moroe, Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, on Wednesday in Abuja, held a meeting with some Nigerian youth groups and proposed cultural exchange programmes between the two...

MTN shuts down all stores, service centres across Nigeria

Telecoms giant, MTN, has shut all its stores and service centres across Nigeria. This, the company said, is to protect its customers and staff, following attacks on its facilities in “Lagos,...

CBN says deadline for return of mutilated notes not applicable to bank customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday said the general public would continue to return mutilated banknotes to their banks after the September 2 deadline. The Director, CBN Corporate Communications,...
Arrest order against me, an invitation to anarchy in Imo - Okorocha

Arrest order against me, an invitation to anarchy in Imo – Okorocha

A former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described the state government’s arrest order against him as an open invitation to anarchy in Imo State. Mr Okorocha said this in...

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