Day: January 8, 2019

Mohamed Salah Crowned 2018 African Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah of Egypt is the African Player of the Year 2018, for the second time in a row, it was announced in Dakar, Senegal Tuesday night. He beat two other competitors shortlisted with him, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang of Arsenal.

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Atiku Can Confirm Buhari’s Integrity – Osinbajo

… Oshiomhole, Amaechi Headline APC Campaign Rallies as MC Oluomo got Stabbed in Lagos By Akilani Abdullah Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic, Atiku Abubakar, and members of the party will confirm President Muhammadu  Buhari’s level of integrity should politicking be placed aside. According to him, the […]

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Make Special Allocations for IDPs, MURIC tells Buhari

By Akilani Abdullah An Islamic human rights organization, The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday decried the alleged deteriorating condition of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North East of Nigeria. This is as it also urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government to make special allocations for the welfare of IDPs. MURIC made […]

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Confusion at Lagos APC Governorship Rally, Journalists Shot

The rally organised for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday was marred by violence as three journalists were shot. The journalists shot were NewTelegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke, Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun Yusuf, the group political editor of Nation newspaper, Emmanuel Oladesu, among others. According to reports, trouble […]

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Violence Disrupts APC Campaign Rally in Lagos

The campaign flag-off of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) in Lagos on Tuesday ended abruptly as violence broke out mid-way into the well-attended programme. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that hoodlums suspected to be members of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) invaded the Skypower Ground Ikeja venue with guns, daggers […]

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2019: No Minimum Wage, No Elections – NLC

The Cross River Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) says it will not participate in the 2019 general elections if the federal and state governments fail to implement the N30,000 minimum wage. The state NLC Chairman, Mr John Ushie, made the declaration on Tuesday during a peaceful protest in Calabar to press home the […]

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How First Bank Can Solve Your School’s Financial Needs

In its usual custom, First Bank of Nigeria Limited is supporting schools with their business requirements to promote preparations for the school year. This, the Bank achieves through its array of educational based products and solutions targeted at enabling schools acquire their required educational facilities to boost the continued expansion of their schools whilst empowering […]

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Egypt to Host 2019 CAF Nations Cup

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says the decision on who will replace Cameroon as hosts of this year’s African Nations Cup (AFCON) finals has been brought forward to Tuesday. Executive Committee members were initially set to vote in Dakar on Wednesday but will now do so 24 hours earlier, with the decision to be […]

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Buhari Rejects Gabon Coup

Following reports of attempted military takeover in Gabon, President Muhammadu Buhari has called for respect for constitutional provisions in the oil-rich west-central African nation. The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Tuesday said “The military officers in Gabon should understand that the era of military […]

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