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Senate, Reps return to consider revised 2020 budget

From Sanni Onogu, Abuja The National Assembly will resume on Thursday from its Sallah break to consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s Appropriation (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Both chambers had on May 20 adjourned plenary to June 2 for the Eid-el-Fitr festivities. Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, in a statement in Abuja yesterday, said Senators and […]

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NDDC accuses lawmakers of seeking N6.4b fake payment

From Tony Akowe, Abuja and Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Tuesday accused some federal lawmakers of demanding payment of N6.4 billion from it for unverifiable projects. It also accused the members of asking it not to send “certain files” to its forensic auditors in a bid to scuttle the […]

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No Man Can Stop Me From Returning As Edo Governor – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki addressing a gathering in Abuja on July 19, 2019.   Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki says he is confident of returning to power as first man of the state because “power comes from God.” The governor who disclosed this on Wednesday, in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, noted […]

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Haaland forced off in discomfort during the second half of Der Klassiker

Borussia Dortmund’s title hopes took another blow at the Allianz Stadium when Erling Haaland was forced off in discomfort during the second half of Der Klassiker against Bayern Munich. The Norwegian sensation and BVB went into Tuesday’s clash needing a win to close the gap on Bayern at the top of the table, after both […]

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Jude Okoye Did His Best To Help Cynthia Morgan And May D’s careers – J.Martins Speaks Up

Popular Nigerian singer, J. Martins has weighed in on the ongoing contract controversy between Cynthia Morgan and Jude Okoye, the CEO of her former record label ‘Northside Records’  Taking to his Instagram page to react, the singer said Jude did his best to help and support Cynthia Morgan and May D, who also accused the […]

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Zamfara PDP Hails Buhari Over Successes Against Banditry, Others In Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, expressed satisfaction with the efforts of the Federal Government in the fight against banditry and other crimes in the state. This was contained in a statement signed by the party’s State Secretary, Alhaji Hashimu Modomowa, and made available to newsmen in Gusau. The party dissociated […]

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Police rescue two abducted siblings in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has rescued two siblings, aged five and 10, who were abducted from their home in Abakaliki at gunpoint. The Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs Loveth Odah disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abakaliki. Odah, a Deputy Superintendent of Police […]

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Foreign direct investment dropped to $214.25m in Q1 – NBS

Foreign direct investment into the country dropped to $214.25m in the first quarter of 2020 from $257.25m in the fourth quarter of 2019. The National Bureau of Statistics disclosed this in its report on ‘Nigerian capital importation’ for the first quarter of 2020 on Tuesday. According to the NBS, the FDI which stood at $247.37m […]

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Milan confirm Ibrahimovic has not suffered career-ending Achilles injury

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not suffered a career-ending Achilles injury, AC Milan have confirmed, but the Swedish striker is still facing up to a spell on the sidelines. The 38-year-old suffered an untimely knock during a training session with the Rossoneri on Monday. Initial fears regarding his long-term fitness suggested that the vastly-experienced frontman may have […]

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BVB 0-1 Bayern: Kimmich Chip Sees Bayern Move 7 Pts Clear, Haaland Off Injured

Joshua Kimmich’s audacious first-half strike earned Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday’s Der Klassiker. Match Report Bayern Munich moved seven points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga thanks to a magical Joshua Kimmich strike in Tuesday’s 1-0 Klassiker victory.  Both teams had previously won six league games […]