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VON chief: PDP plotting to pull-down Nigeria’s roof via unconstitutional restructuring

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and foundation member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to destroy Nigeria by pushing for the restructuring of the country via unconstitutional means.
Newport County goalkeeper Tom King has broken the Guinness world record for the longest goal scored in a competitive football match.

Newport keeper breaks Guinness world record for longest goal

King’s 105-yard (96.01-metre) shot helped Newport County draw 1-1 with Cheltenham Town on Wednesday in League Two and beat the previous record held by former Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates 29-member reconciliation committee

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.
Outgoing US President Donald Trump has “unequivocally condemned” the January 6 breach of Congress by his supporters.

Donald Trump grants clemency to 143 people, but not himself or family members

President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma briefing the State Press after a ‘closed door’ meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa Abuja. PHOTO - SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 18 2021

Imo governor raises alarm over coronavirus surge, seeks presidential intervention

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo has raised alarm over what he described as devastating effects of the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic in Imo, calling for urgent presidential intervention to check the menace.
Hope Uzodinma

Governor Uzodinma: Number of people testing positive, dying of coronavirus on increase in Imo

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State yesterday raised the alarm that the number of people testing positive and dying as a result of Coronavirus pandemic infection was on the increase in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari presenting the 2021 budget to the National Assembly.

CSOs condemn Nigerian government’s proposed sale of public assets to fund 2021 budget

As Nigerian and Nigerians grapple with economic recession and second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, disagreed and condemned the alleged move by the Federal Government to sell public assets to implement 2021 budget.
President Muhammadu Buhari has in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, vowed that his delegation will resist any attempt to use the Africa Union (AU) Peace Fund to subsidize the activities of the United Nations (UN).

Atiku Abubakar’s ex-aide accuses President Buhari of ingratitude

He also accused the president of abandoning all those who helped him to the presidency in 2015 despite his swearing in 2011 when he lost the presidential election to former President Goodluck Jonathan that he will no longer contest in the presidential election again.
Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu has been sworn in as the Ag Chief Judge of Kogi State following the retirement of the immediate past occupant of the position, Justice Henry Olusiyi.

Kogi gets new acting chief judge

Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu has been sworn in as the Ag Chief Judge of Kogi State following the retirement of the immediate past occupant of the position, Justice Henry Olusiyi.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN swears in Justice Garba as acting CJ of FCT high court

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, Wednesday, swore in Justice Salisu Garba as Acting Chief Judge (CJ) of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Oyo PDP describes 2020 as turbulent year for governor’s administration

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has described 2020 as a turbulent year for the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde, going by the novel COVID-19 virus, #ENDSARS protests and what it described as various unwarranted vituperations, unwanted provocative statements from the opposition parties.

UNILORIN ASUU declares readiness to resume academic activities

Prof. Saliu Ajao, Chairman, University of Ilorin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday, assured of the Union’s readiness to return to the classroom.
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has hailed the Wolves’ outstanding display against Manchester United in Saturday’s English Premier League clash.

Carl Ikeme: We are yet to see the best of Wolves

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme remains optimistic that Wolverhampton Wanderers has the potential to grow after watching the side pull a 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Governor Tambuwal calls for strict coronavirus protocols adherence

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Governor Ganduje commiserates with Senator Kwankwaso over father’s demise

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has condoled with a former governor of the state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, over his father’s death, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief James Sunday Okenwa, JP, renowned community leader from Isiama Afaraukwu-Ibeku, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State on his 99th birthday.

President Buhari hails Chief Okenwa at 99

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief James Sunday Okenwa, JP, renowned community leader from Isiama Afaraukwu-Ibeku, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State on his 99th birthday.

PDP asks President Buhari to resign over insecurity

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to do the honourable thing and resign after he admitted failure of his administration on insecurity.
The Nigerian trio of Stanley Didia, aka Omah Lay; Temilade Openyi, alias Ms Tems; and Muyiwa Awomiyi have been remanded in a prison in Uganda.

Omah Lay, Ms Tems, four others remanded in Ugandan prisons

The Nigerian trio of Stanley Didia, aka Omah Lay; Temilade Openyi, alias Ms Tems; and Muyiwa Awomiyi have been remanded in a prison in Uganda.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Coronavirus: No positive corps member in Cross River camp – NYSC

In a statement by Assistant Director Press and Public Relations unit Enuma Peter, the NYSC authorities declared emphatically “there is no COVID-19 positive Corps Members in Cross River State NYSC Orientation Camp.”
Twenty days after the expiration of the tenure of Acting Chief Justice of Cross River State, Justice Maurice Eneji, the Federation of Akwa Ibom Women Associations (FAIWA) has decried the non-appointment of Justice Akon Aquaisua Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of Cross River State.

Cross River Assembly to confirm Justice Ikpeme as substantive chief judge

The Cross River State House of Assembly has scheduled to confirm Justice Akom Ikpeme as Substantive Chief Judge of the State on Thursday, January 28, 2021.
Paul Pogba has defended his former team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic against accusations of racism following the Swedish forward's clash with Romelu Lukaku on Tuesday.

Paul Pogba defends Zlatan Ibrahimovic against racism allegations

Paul Pogba has defended his former team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic against accusations of racism following the Swedish forward's clash with Romelu Lukaku on Tuesday.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Sunday Igboho: I’m coming for killer herdsmen in Ogun

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has declared Ogun state will be his next destination to flush out criminal herdsmen.
The logo of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is seen during a news conference in Santiago, Chile, July 23, 2019. REUTERS-Rodrigo Garrido

IMF: Coronavirus vaccines rollout gives global economy fresh prospects

The International Monetary Fund has said that the approval and rollout of vaccines have boosted expectations of a global recovery and lifted risk asset prices, despite rising COVID-19 cases and softening economic activity, not only in late 2020 hope of greater prospects in 2021.