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Restructuring will guarantee national integration – Senator Uzodinma

The Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has expressed optimism that addressing the issue of restructuring will guarantee national integration.

Ex-President Jonathan’s men re-looted recovered Sani Abacha’s loot – Don

A professor of Law at the University of Lagos, Ayodele Atsenuwa, has said that most of the funds allegedly stolen under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan were money recovered from late Nigeria’s dictator, Sani Abacha.

APC planning to sabotage our national convention – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress of being involved in plans to destroy the PDP through arresting its key members and conduct of a parallel National Convention on December 9.

Agriculture only solution to end poverty in Nigeria – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday that the only way to eradicate poverty in Nigeria was to take agricultural business serious as well as encouraging Nigerians to go into agricultural business if they must bid farewell to hunger.

Nigeria’s unity, not by constitutional provision of force – Governor Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that Nigeria’s unity is desirable but attainable only when many questions of the negatively skewed polity gets satisfactory answered, even as he noted that the nation’s unity is negotiable.

PDP national leadership alleges plot to destroy party

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it had uncovered plans by some elements within the party to hold a parallel national convention on Dec. 9.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s exit from APC will not affect party – stakeholders

Some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi said exit of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, from the party would not destabilise it.

NLC in support of local govt autonomy in Nigeria – Ayuba Wabba

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress {NLC}, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has thrown his weight behind the calls by a spectrum of the Nigerians for full autonomy of the Local Governments in the country, adding that if the government at the grassroots is strengthened, democracy would be strengthened in Nigeria as well.

Banky W’s wedding, Anambra election dominate Google search

Popular Nigerian singer/songwriter, Oluwabankole Wellington, a.k.a Banky W, and actress Adesua Etomi’s wedding dominated the internet search engine Google this week.

Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye expected in Kano for match for IDPs

Super Eagles forwards Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye have been named in the team of Africa Legends scheduled to face Kano Pillars Football Club in a charity match on Dec. 14.

NLC advises federal govt’s committee on minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Tripartite Committee for the new National Minimum Wage to consider the plight of workers and pensioners during its deliberations and initiate decisions that will improve the lives of the generality of Nigerians.

NDIC warns Nigerians against trading in digital currencies

The financial sector insurance regulator, the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has again warned Nigerians against the risk of trading with digital currencies not issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

We need to show more patriotism – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, says patriotic zeal of citizens is very important to national development.

Federal govt uncovers 500 tax fraudsters

The Federal Government has obtained the names of 500 Nigerians implicated in various cases of tax fraud across the country.

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Theresa May urges EU to ‘step forward’ with UK for Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU to "step forward together" with Britain on Friday as the bloc's leaders hoped she would finally offer a compromise to reach a Brexit divorce deal in December.

Allow Ijaw people choose their monarchs – IYC tells Governor Obaseki

The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has implored the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to let peace reign in the state by allowing the Ijaw people to choose their own traditional rulers just like other locals.

FRSC warns drivers against night journeys during ember months

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Friday warned drivers, especially commercial drivers, against night journeys due to its grievous consequences, if anything goes wrong.

Restructuring will guarantee national integration – Senator Uzodinma

The Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has expressed optimism that addressing the issue of restructuring will guarantee national integration.

Kano has N9 billion monthly salary bill – Governor Ganduje

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje said this in Kano on Friday at the second day of the NDIC workshop for financial journalists.

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Zimbabwe army stops crowd marching on Robert Mugabe’s official home

Zimbabwe soldiers blocked thousands of protesters as they tried to march on embattled President Robert Mugabe's official residence in Harare on Saturday, an AFP correspondent on the scene said.

I’m not thinking about transfer window – Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez insists he is happy at Leicester City and is refusing to think about what might happen in the January transfer window.

Book launch on Emir Sanusi’s grandfather rakes N70 million

More than N70 million was realised on Saturday in Kano at the launching of a book written on the life of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, the grandfather of Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.

Kano Pillars reclaim Gold Cup with win against Lobi Stars

Four-time NPFL champions Kano Pillars have reclaimed the pre-season Gold Cup Tournament they first won in 2015 after they pipped defending champions Lobi Stars 1-0 today in Ilorin.

Nigerians not the targets of China police raid – envoy

The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to China, Mr. Wale Oloko, says Nigerians are not the targets of the recent Chinese police action on illegal immigrants in Guangzhou, China, as is being circulated in and out of the country.