July 29, 2014 (NAN) The President, Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), has urged the 36 state governors in Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to emulate Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghanâ€™s sports development strategies in Delta. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. Uduaghan was present at the athletics arena on Monday when Nigeriaâ€™s Blessing […]
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No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases known to man. Now health workers […]
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BarcelonaÂ vice-president Javier Faus believes the Catalan club are in much better shape than when Joan Laporta left his post in 2010. Laporta took over in 2003 and changed Barca’s fortunes on the pitch, winning 12 trophies in his seven-year tenure which made him the most successful president in the club’s history. The following administration led […]
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Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho has declared that Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel, could be on his way out of the club. Mikel has been consistently linked with a move away from Chelsea but it seems the arrival of Ivorian marksman, Didier Drogba has finally sounded the death knell on the time of the Nigerian at […]
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By Emmanuel Afonne and Habiba Salihu The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has queried the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) over the inconsistency in the use of jerseys by its athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. An official of Team Nigeria, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Glasgow on […]
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By Gbenga Faturoti /Â Correspondent, Osogbo All Progressives Congress (APC) has spoken of how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Presidency, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Police and the Army plan to work together to rig the coming governorship election in Osun State on August 9. APC alleged that PDP revealed the plot in […]
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By Temidayo Akinsuyi Â /Â Snr. Correspondent, Lagos A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Adegbuyi, has said the crisis rocking the Ogun State chapter of the party has remain intractable because some politicians in the state are determined to test their strength and popularity at the forthcoming polls. The party has been polarised into […]
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By Dele Moses /Â Reporter, Ilorin Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has cautioned against employment of political thugs by politicians for electioneering in the state during the 2015 election. Sulu- Gambari, who spoke at the Ilorin Eid praying ground on Monday, urged indigenes of the state to resist encouragement of thugerry at the campaigns. The […]
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By Akinwunmi King Â - Â Snr. Reporter, Lagos Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ikorodu Constituency II, Adebimpe Akinsola, has observed that the spate of impeachment currently going on in the country is a ploy by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to remain in power by all means. Akinsola, who made the observation […]
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to â€˜walk his talkâ€™ as far as conducting free and fair elections in the country is concerned. The party said all the assurances so far given by the President have not translated into credible elections. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday by its […]
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Users of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the Nyanya/Mararaba area of Abuja have expressed frustration on the epileptic services from branches of various banks located there. A cross section of the users who could not obtain cash from the machines, expressed their feelings when they spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to […]
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By Sunday Apah Â - Â Special Correspondent, Ughelli A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, Lucky Ayomanor, has donated a vehicle to the Elume vigilance group in the Sapele Local Government area as part of his efforts in curbing insecurity in the area. Ayomanor, in his speech at the presentation, stated that […]
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By Oladele Ogunsola / Â Â Ibadan As campaign for the 2015 general elections gathers momentum in Oyo State, Governor Abiola Ajimobi has tasked his opponents in the governorship race on the need to engage in issue-based campaigns. The governor said such issues should be politics of intellectualism, development and poverty alleviation, while speaking shortly after observing […]
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By Segun Adeleye /Â Snr. Reporter, Abeokuta The Ogun State government has begun a five-day talent hunt among secondary schools students in the state for the purpose of unleashing the creative ability and capability of the students. The state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism,Â Yewande Amusan, speaking at the June 12 Cultural Centre,Â venue of […]
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By Emeka Okafor /Â Special Correspondent, Umuahia The Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) has been given another hope in life to 64 wives of deceased police officers and men of the Abia State Police Command with empowerment items. The empowerment items were presented to the beneficiaries by the wife of Abia State Commissioner of Police, Hajia […]
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By Emeka Okafor /Â Special Correspondent, Umuahia AÂ Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart and returnee in Abia State, Chris Igwe, has confessed that his return to the party was made possible by the achievements of Governor Theodore Orji. Speaking to Daily Independent in Umuahia, Igwe said he left the party as a result of the changes […]
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By Oladele Ogunsola /Â Correspondent, Ibadan National leader of Accord Party (AP) and former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, on Monday, dissociated his party members in the state House of Assembly from the alleged impeachment plot against Governor Abiola Ajimobi. The rumoured impeachment plot thickened last week when it was alleged that 24 of […]
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By Oladele Ogunsola /Â Â Ibadan The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111, has, in far away Brazil, lampooned the Europeans for deliberately setting out to destroy other cultures with their own cultures, described as hegemonic. The monarch said the Europeans super-impose their own cultures and values on peoples in order to perpetuate the […]
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