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1 hr 02 min ago

Pinnick says current economic realities hindering payment of coaches, players’ allowances

Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has pleaded with players and coaches of the Super Eagles to exercise patience over their outstanding bonuses as the federation is currently in financial crisis. Pinnick added that he is doing all he could to avoid a dispute ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia on October […] Pinnick says current economic realities hindering payment of coaches, players’ allowances


1 hr 02 min ago

Tinubu’s allegations not true – Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said he will not take  issue with the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He, however, said “most” of the allegations in the media report were “not true,” noting that the party would focus on the September 28 governorship election in […] The post Tinubu’s allegations not true – Odigie-Oyegun appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


1 hr 05 min ago

Couple bags 14 years jail term for human trafficking

Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday sentenced a couple to 14 years imprisonment without an option of fine, for human trafficking. Abdulmaleek convicted Idowu Folorunso, 37, and his wife, Titilayo, and sentenced them to seven years imprisonment each. She said that the prosecution provided overwhelming oral, documentary and other substantial […] The post Couple bags 14 years jail term for human trafficking appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


1 hr 06 min ago

Dogara condemns current budgetary system as highly permissive of wasteful spending, fraud

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has criticized the extant budgetary system in the country and called for a “reform of the process of the passage of the Appropriation Act in the National Assembly that encourages more openness and transparency especially at the Committee levels.” He spoke on Monday while delivering […] Dogara condemns current budgetary system as highly permissive of wasteful spending, fraud


1 hr 10 min ago

Nigerian actor, Kalu Ikeagwu arrested for alleged robbery incident

Nigerian actor, Kalu Ikeagwu was arrested on Monday at his residence by Policemen over an armed robbery incident that happened in Abuja, According to Encomium, the police stormed the actor’s home at Gbagba crescent flat, off college road, Lagos at around 3:40 and whisked him away over a robbery and homicide case. While narrating what […] Nigerian actor, Kalu Ikeagwu arrested for alleged robbery incident


1 hr 14 min ago

BREAKING: MTN: Senate indicts Buhari’s Minister, Stanbic IBTC, Standard Chartered Bank, Citi Bank, Diamond Bank

The Senate on Tuesday directed its Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions to investigate the alleged illegal repatriation of $13.9 billion by MTN through its bankers between 2006 and 2016 to its home country, South Africa. Indicted by the Senate were a Minister in the cabinet of President Muhammad Buhari, Dr. Okechukwu Elenemah […] BREAKING: MTN: Senate indicts Buhari’s Minister, Stanbic IBTC, Standard Chartered Bank, Citi Bank, Diamond Bank


1 hr 16 min ago

Stop raining curses on leaders – Cleric warns Nigerians

Pastor Samuel Ojo of Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Great Commission District Headquarters, Osere, Ilorin, Kwara State has urged Nigerians to pray for their leaders rather than raining curses on them. Ojo, who made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Ilorin on Tuesday, said that leaders needed the people’s […] Stop raining curses on leaders – Cleric warns Nigerians


1 hr 21 min ago

WHO links six million deaths to air pollution

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN’s global health body “is enough to make all of us extremely concerned,” Maria […] The post WHO links six million deaths to air pollution appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


1 hr 22 min ago

Sale of Nigeria’s assets: Lawyers kick against Buhari

Two Legal Practitioners in Warri, Delta State, Mr. Paul Omozele Esq and Mr. Ignatius Onwuemele Esq have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his decision of selling off Nigeria’s assets, saying the sales of the assets cannot revive the poor financial status of the country. The Lawyers in a separate chat with DAILY POST this morning in Warri said […] Sale of Nigeria’s assets: Lawyers kick against Buhari


1 hr 27 min ago

Woman who brutalized domestic help charged to court

The woman, who was arrested on Sunday by the Lagos state police command for allegedly inflicting injury on her house-help with a saw has been identified and charged to court. DAILYPOST recalls that the housemaid was rescued by neighbours who heard her shout and reported to a police station It has been revealed that the […] Woman who brutalized domestic help charged to court


1 hr 37 min ago

Oyo State Government demolishes 69-year-old building in Ibadan

A 69-year-old house in the Ososami area of Ibadan, has been demolished by the Oyo State Government with claims that the house has become a threat to residents around it. The state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Strategy, Toye Arulogun, stated that the demolition was a proactive step to prevent damage to neighbouring structures and […] Oyo State Government demolishes 69-year-old building in Ibadan


1 hr 41 min ago

Governorship election not a ‘do-or-die affair’ – Lawmaker tells Edo politicians

A member of the Osun House of Assembly, Mr Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to ensure transparency and credibility in the conduct of September 28 Edo governorship election. The legislator told the News Agency, NAN, in Osogbo on Tuesday, that credibility of the election would serve as litmus test […] Governorship election not a ‘do-or-die affair’ – Lawmaker tells Edo politicians


1 hr 45 min ago

Police arrest 7 persons over alleged murder of 25-year-old man in Ebonyi

Police in Ebonyi State has taken in custody seven persons in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old man, identified as Ndubisi Nwali. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the victim hailed from Effium, Ohaukwu Local Government area of the state. The development has heightened tension between the Effium and Ezz-Effium communities of the […] Police arrest 7 persons over alleged murder of 25-year-old man in Ebonyi


1 hr 52 min ago

President Buhari seeks approval of Ejembi Eko, Amina Augie as Justices of Supreme Court

The Senate on Tuesday received the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and confirmation of Justice Ejembi Eko and Justice Amina A. Augie as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. This is in accordance with Section 231 (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended). After the […] President Buhari seeks approval of Ejembi Eko, Amina Augie as Justices of Supreme Court


2 hr ago

Stepmother, others arrested for throwing girl into well

The Kano State Police Command has arrested three housewives in connection with the alleged attempted murder of a girl. The command’s spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Kano. He said the girl was thrown into an old well in Gayawa village, Ungoggo Local Government Area of the state. […] The post Stepmother, others arrested for throwing girl into well appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


2 hr 04 min ago

WTO cuts global trade forecast

The World Trade Organisation Tuesday downshifted its  global trade forecast, warning that anti-globalisation rhetoric and Brexit were pushing trade growth to its slowest pace since the financial crisis. The warning comes as talks on a landmark free trade deal between the European Union and United States battle stiff opposition and as Britain’s EU exit causes […] The post WTO cuts global trade forecast appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


2 hr 04 min ago

Iwobi, Ozil, Alexis Up For Arsenal September Player Award

  By James Agberebi:   Nigeria youngster, Alex Iwobi, is in contention for Arsenal's Vitality Player of the Month for September.   Other players who are also in the running include Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott, Francis Coquelin, Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny.   Since returning from injury, Iwobi has been instrumental in Arsenal's fine form ... Read More The post Iwobi, Ozil, Alexis Up For Arsenal September Player Award appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.


2 hr 05 min ago

Police arrest 3 housewives over alleged attempted murder in Kano

Notice: Undefined index: layout_id in /var/www/vhosts/sunnews/wp-content/themes/fastnews/library/front.php on line 1663 Kano, Sept. 27, 2016 (NAN) The Kano State Police Command has arrested three housewives in connection with the alleged attempted murder of a girl. The command’s spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Kano. He said that the girl was thrown into an old well...


2 hr 07 min ago

Chipolopolo Start Camping For Super Eagles Clash

By Adeboye Amosu: The Chipolopolo of Zambia have started preparations ahead of October 9 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture against Nigeria, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Completesportsnigeria.com learnt that 16 out of the 23 home- based players invited for the game reported to the team's camp on Monday and will begin full training today (Tuesday). The seven players from ... Read More The post Chipolopolo Start Camping For Super Eagles Clash appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria


2 hr 13 min ago

Success Admits Burnley Better Than Watford, Wants  More Action

  By James Agberebi:   Nigeria forward Isaac Success has confessed Burnley deserved their victory against Watford in Monday night English Premier League game at Turf Moor.   Goals from Jeff Hendrick and Michael Keane gave Burnley a 2-0 win against the Hornets.   Success was brought in for Nordin Amrabat in the 58th minute.   Reacting ... Read More The post Success Admits Burnley Better Than Watford, Wants  More Action appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.

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