Gov. ORTOM speaks on Benue killing

Published on May 15, 2018 By Ameh Comrade Godwin The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has insisted that the state was not fighting a war with any ethnic group. Ortom stated this during the inauguration of 10 first-class chiefs at the IBB square, Makurdi, on Monday. The governor urged the people of the state to be law-abiding and restrain from reprisal...

World Cup: Mixed reactions trail Gernot Rohr’s provisional 30-man list

World Cup: Mixed reactions trail Gernot Rohr’s provisional 30-man list Published on May 15, 2018 By Don Silas Mixed reactions on Monday trailed Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr’s 30-man provisional list for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. Rohr named Captain Mikel Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun in Nigeria’s 30-man provisional list. Others...

Whoever wrote that Pinnick is after Ahmad’s seat is an enemy of Nigeria- Ubah

Member, CAF organising committee, Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has challenged the author of a recent online publication indicting NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, of secretly nursing the ambition of becoming the next CAF president, to provide evidence or withdraw the story. He said the story is laced with mischief and garnished with fallacy. "At no time...

Only this will unite Nigeria, says Ekweremadu on his 56th birthday

DEPUTY President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for equity and justice to unite the country and put her on the path of speedy development. He, however, said justice was not something to be done by the government alone, but an important virtue Nigerians must show to one another, especially to the less privileged. •Senator Ekewremadu Ekweremadu spoke at a...

2019: Nobody can push me out of office

By Festus Ahon ASABA—THE senator representing Delta North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has said he cannot be cowed, intimidated or muzzled out of office in 2019 by anybody. Peter Nwaoboshi Nwaoboshi, who spoke when the Ibusa Community Development Union, ICDU, paid him a solidarity visit, noted that his arraignment in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

How Nigerian youths get it wrong

By Akanbi Afeso ON the 9th of May, 2018, I joined Nigerian youths under the auspices of the ‘Emerging Political Leaders Conference’ as they held the second edition of their annual summit tagged:The Presidential Aspirant Edition: Goodbye to Failed Campaign Promises, at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, FCT. It was a good opportunity for Nigerian youths to network, pose for...

Nigeria’s real enemies :REVEALED

By Ochereome Nnanna LAST week Wednesday, the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, was forced, on behalf of his colleagues, to pronounce the Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris as an “enemy of our democracy.” He declared him a persona non-grata and unfit to hold public office both within and outside Nigeria. This was after Idris refused on three...

How Ekiti APC primary election was long won, lost

Kayode Fayemi Unknown to the uninitiated, the fiercely contested Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary that produced Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the candidate of the party for the July 14, this year governorship election did not start this month.It was a battle that had been won and lost since last year when all...

Iwobi on emotional last day Farwell

By Adeboye Amosu: Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi is elated to see Arsenal end their season on a winning note following Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League win against Huddersfield Town, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted the winning goal in the 38th minute, the Gunners’ first away points in 2018. The game was Arsene Wenger’s last game in charge of the North London...

Bishops, others cry out as bomb rocks church

Raphael Ede, Enugu and Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Anger, awe and condemnations have continued to trail the bombing of Holy Cross Catholic Church parish, Iji-Nike in Enugu State. Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Callistus Onaga, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Abakaliki, Rt. Rev. Monday Nkwoagu, Bishop of the Greater Riches of Grace Bible Church, Dr Anayo Ilo who spoke separately described...