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Gareth Bale tells Real Madrid president Perez: Sell me to this club…

Gareth Bale tells Real Madrid president Perez: Sell me to this club... ​ Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale has held talks with president Florentino Perez about the club's summer plans.Perez is reluctant to lose Bale at the end of this season, but is fed-up with his injury problems.Many inside the Real boardroom are pushing Perez to sell the Welshman, amid claims that "we can't have our...

Major Confusion In Aso Rock, As Acting President Osinbajo Receives The Most Embarrassing Letter Of His Lifetime

Major Confusion In Aso Rock, As Acting President Osinbajo Receives The Most Embarrassing Letter Of His Lifetime The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has written to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, advising him not to assent to the 2017 Appropriation bill, recently passed by the Senate.In an open letter on Monday, the CACOL Chairman, Debo Adeniran, warned that...

Need for Authentication Delays Transmission of 2017 Budget to Presidency

Need for Authentication Delays Transmission of 2017 Budget to Presidency ​ Five days after its passage by the National Assembly, the 2017 budget was yet to be transmitted to the presidency for consideration and assent on Tuesday, due to a requirement for authentication of the Appropriation Bill . Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, Senate spokesman, Senator Sabi Abdullahi (Niger North), explained that the...

Fayose threatens to dump PDP

I may soon dump PDP, says Fayose ​ Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he may dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if the supreme court rules that Ali Modu Sherrif is the authentic chairman of the party.According to Channels TV, the governor said while reacting to reports that he had removed the name and logo of the party from...

Corrupt Anti-Corruption War: SSS Fails To Produce Dasuki In Court For Fourth Consecutive Time

Corrupt Anti-Corruption War: SSS Fails To Produce Dasuki In Court For Fourth Consecutive Time​ The trial of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) on alleged corruption was aborted on Tuesday due to the refusal of the Federal Government to produce him in court for trial, raising fears that the Sokoto prince may have fallen ill in detention.The trial...

PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash

PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash The leadership crisis currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resurfaced on Tuesday with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee (NCC) and the court recognised National Chairman of party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, accusing each other of factionalising the erstwhile ruling party.On one hand, the Senator Makarfi-led NCC raised the alarm that Senator...

Jonathan initiated swapping of Chibok girls

Jonathan initiated swapping of Chibok girls with Boko Haram - Ojougboh​ Contrary to the state­ment credited to Ahmed Makarfi fac­tion of the Peoples Demo­cratic Party (PDP), the dep­uty National Chairman of PDP, Cairo Ojougboh said that swapping Chibok girls with Boko Haram terrorists was initiated by former Pres­ident Goodluck Jonathan.The party Caretaker Committee led by Makarfi, had in a statement...

PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash

​ PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash. The leadership crisis currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resurfaced on Tuesday with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee (NCC) and the court recognised National Chairman of party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, accusing each other of factionalising the erstwhile ruling party.On one hand, the Senator Makarfi-led NCC raised the alarm that Senator...

UNN receives 30 academic abstracts for Achebe’s anniversary

​ UNN receives 30 academic abstracts for Achebe’s anniversary The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has so far received about 30 academic abstracts for the celebration of the fourth anniversary of the deatg renowned author, Professor Chinua Achebe on Tuesday, May 23.The ceremony which would be chaired by the former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa,...

Buhari belongs to somebody

​ An online news portal Premium times published on the 28th of April 2017 a report detailing a strange recruitment exercise by the Department of State Security Services.The agency had commissioned 479 cadet officers after their passing-out parade in Lagos on March 5, 2017, after  a nine-month training programme under the agency’s Basic Course 29/2016/17. The listing of those recruited...