Why I dumped him â€“ Buruji EMBATTLED ousted national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday dismissed plans by leaders of the party to organise a fresh convention in Port Harcourt on August 17, and gave conditions for peace to return to the party. Speaking while receiving some members of
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CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has stated that customers are now free to open accounts without deposits. This was contained in the Monetary, Credit, Foreign Trade and Exchange Guidelines for Fiscal Years 2016/2017 guidelines posted by the CBN on its website. The CBN stated that the move was to encourage banks to improve their deposit
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Launches new AU passport AFRICAN Union leaders extended Nkosazana Dlamini- Zumaâ€™s term as chairperson of the continental body by six months to give potential candidates for the position time to canvass for votes after she opted to step down. â€œâ€™Black smoke billowsâ€™ from the 27th AU Summit as no winner emerges,â€ Jacob Enoh Eben, Dlamini-Zumaâ€™s
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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari met some former National Assembly leaders at the Presidential Villa on Monday over the crisis in the Senate, TheCable has learnt. Senate President Bukola Saraki is currently on two trials, one at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged false asset declaration and the other at a federal high court over alleged
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TECHNICAL and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation on Monday named Frenchman Paul Le Guen, 52, as the new Technical Adviser of the Senior National Team, Super Eagles. He will be assisted by Nigerian Salisu Yusuf, who takes the role of Chief Coach. The appointments are subject to agreement of contract terms with the
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NEWLY elected prime minister of Britain, Theresa May on Friday announced a new order which will see to the deportation of foreigners, Nigerians included, who earn less than the minimum threshold pegged at Â£35,000. According to the new law, foreigners who had lived in the country for more than five years will have to demonstrate
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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a probe into the current lists of crude oil takers, swap deals and liquefied natural gas lifting lists put in place by the immediate past Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and current Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu. The probe was
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President Muhammed Buhari has approved to flagâ€“off the Abujaâ€“Kaduna rail line for commercial operations on July 26, 2016. Making this announcement in Abuja yesterday, the Minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi said that the rail line would come into full commercial operations after the Presidential flag-off next week Tuesday. The demand for National Identity Card
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Senate President Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki Monday restated his loyalty to the governing All Progressives Congress, APC. Saraki also reiterated his belief that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government will redeem its electoral promises made during the 2015 general elections. The Senate President, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Bamikole Omishore
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The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday that the Abuja-Kaduna rail project would be inaugurated on July 26 in Idu, Abuja. Amaechi made this known this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. He said free test-run service started in June while awaiting the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari. The minister, however,
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The Court of Appeal on Monday in Abuja adjourned until Oct.6 to hear an appeal filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging his criminal trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Justice Abdul Aboki leading four other Justices of the Court, gave the date at the instance of counsel to the parties. Chief Kanu
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Napoli are holding firm in their negotiating for Gonzalo Higuain, a transfer target for Juventus andÂ Arsenal. Sky in Italy say Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis spoke to Juventus president Andrea Agnelli on Monday at a meeting of Serie A club officials.Â Higuain has a Â£78.5m (94m euros) release clauseÂ in his contract, a figure Juventus are willing
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The Presidency on Monday again assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari would not let Nigerians down on the key promises he made ahead of the 2015 presidential elections. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in a statement made available to journalists. Shehu said the Buhari administration
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the partyâ€™s 2016 governorship primary election in Ondo State. The Partyâ€™s National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso, made the announcement in a statement released to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Edegbe Odemwingie, APC Assistant Director, Publicity.
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NASD OTC Securities Exchange has entered into an agreement with the League Management Company, LMC, to work towards opening a sporting segment on the market where eligible football clubs may list. The signing marks the kick off in a series of events that will ultimately lead to the privatizing of the football league by the
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EVANS Medical Plc has declared a 0.5 percent or N3.4 million increase in loss after tax at N722.1 million for the nine months period ending September 30th, 2015 from N718.7 billion in the same period in 2014. Loss before tax did not change as the company paid zero tax for the period, while revenue dipped
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MANCHESTER United defender Luke Shaw returned from a 10-month injury lay- off in Jose Mourinhoâ€™s first game in charge of the club in a friendly at Wigan. Left-back Shaw has been out since suffering a double fracture of his right leg last September and played the first half against the Latics. New United signings Henrikh
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CHELSEA have signed France midfielder Nâ€™Golo Kante from Premier League champions Leicester City on a five-year contract, the west London club said at the weekend. Kante, 25, is new Chelsea manager Antonio Conteâ€™s second acquisiton, following Olympique Marseilleâ€™s Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, and arrives after playing at Euro 2016. â€œI am so happy to have
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A DELAY in the loan transfer of Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo to Turkish champions Besiktas could well force Nigeria Olympic team coach Samson Siasia to replace him with Norway-based William Troost-Ekong. Omeruo is very much part of Siasiaâ€™s plans for Rio, but he has been held back at Chelsea as they are yet to finalise
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GOVERNOR of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has promised to make funds available to Benue State University, BSU, which recently graduated 78 medical students to conduct research on ear and eye problems. The Govenor who spoke on the occasion of the distribution of hearing aids to 250 MTN customers at the Benue Peoples House at the
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