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The defection of Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi is still generating heat in the southeast. Vituperative utterances between Umahi and Anyim after the defection is not going down well in some quarters. Consequently, Governor Umahi has continued to vent his spleen on perceived opponents by sacking their people in his government.
Dani Ceballos believes his recent training ground spat with David Luiz shows Arsenal have a character not previously seen until Mikel Arteta's arrival.
The Nasarawa State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is faced with another internal crisis as disagreement, rejection is trailing the just concluded ward, local governments and state congresses of the party in the state.
The National Boundary Commission (NBC), says it was set to resolve crisis in grey areas of boundary demarcation between Benue and Taraba in early 2021, and called for peaceful coexistence among the residents in the border community.
Governor Seyi Makinde has promised not to sack Osun indigenes working in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
'The Athletic' and various other sources say that in the middle of an Arsenal training session, David Luiz and Dani Ceballos got into an argument that ended with the Spaniard's nose being injured after the Brazilian hit him. The Real Madrid player denied the news on his Twitter account.
Real Madrid are keeping a very close eye on David Alaba. So much so that 'Kicker' reports that Zinedine Zidane himself has spoken to the defender to find out the chances of getting him. Madrid will face very stiff competition to get him and the Austrian's contract expires in June.
The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, on Thursday, says the union is losing its members to private universities due to the inability of the Federal Government to meet its demands.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said contrary to reports, there was no crisis in the commission over the reappointment and subsequent hand over by its National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
The Federal Government has assured that its face-off with the Academic Staff Union of Universities would soon end as all but one of the issues have been resolved.
The students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, last week shut down the institution over a faceoff between the members of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) and management of the school.
The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria has called for a quick resolution of the dispute between the Federal Government and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he believes US foreign policy under Joe Biden would be similar to that seen under President Barack Obama, especially on Iran and climate change.
The Senate yesterday asked the federal government to follow the example of United Arab Emirate, UAE, in fishing out sponsors of Boko Haram in Nigeria for immediate prosecution.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), on Wednesday said a meeting it held with the Federal Government was inconclusive.
The NNPC GMD reiterated that the Corporation is determined to make the 2020 end-of-year festivities a zero fuel queue period just like the preceding year, noting that critical stockholders in the petroleum products supply and distribution chain such as tanker drivers, depot owners and road transport owners have been mobilized to ensure hitch-free season.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, and the Department of State Services, alleging that Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nsukka Catholic Diocese instigated the recent attacks on Muslims in the South-East and South-South regions.
The Special Staff Verification Committee inaugurated by the Acting Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusiyi, said it has uncovered fraud in the state judiciary.
Suspected kidnappers have killed one Sani Khalil after collecting N1.5 million in ransom in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Police and other security agencies have begun a joint “visibility patrol” on black spots and other flashpoints in the state ahead of Christmas and New Year.
The Chief Executive of Zinox Technologies, Dr Leo Stan Ekeh, has called for adequate funding for the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), calling it an asset that can enable the much needed socio-economic development that Nigeria seeks.
Zinedine Zidane had some of the pressure lifted on Saturday when an own goal from Sevilla goalkeeper Bono gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win away to Sevilla.
The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the State’s Anti-Corruption Strategy plan 2019-2023, to strengthen state institutions in their fight against corruption, spokesman to the governor, Mr Abba Anwar, said in a statement issued on Tuesday in Kano.
It is still early, but compared to previous elections in Epe, the ongoing Lagos East senatorial by-election appears to be experiencing low turnout.
Alex Iwobi shone as Everton played out a 1-1 draw against Burnley in Saturday’s Premier League game.
“Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after a positive test for Covid-19,” F1 tweeted.