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It is tough being a Nigerian. Every aspect of the Nigerian life, from the existential to the political is charged with presumptions and assumptions and suspicion. Buying anything on the street attracts deep anxiety; appointing anyone to any position draws deep skepticism. And all these are to be expected in a state whose foundation was laid on historical animosity and current distrust.g
The recent reaction of the sacked governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, to the Supreme Court confirmation of Senator Hope Uzodimma as the duly elected governor of Imo state, was at best a self-deluding inglorious voyage totally blind to the truth, and at worst a hate speech.
Two retired professors of Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Iz Osayimwese of the university’s Business & Economics department and Levi Akalazu Nwachuku of the History department died after some illness on February 22 and 28 respectively.
Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights
Dauda Madaki’s curly shot inside the box on 70 minutes off an Ibrahim Olawoyin’ weighted pass turned out to be the match-winner as Rangers International F.C continued their upward push in the NPFL 2019/2020 season after squeezing past Jigawa Golden Stars 1-0 in a rescheduled fixture.
The Serving Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, said on Sunday that he never asked President Muhammadu Buhari to pick or choose his successor.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, on Thursday criticised the National Assembly over the re-introduction of the anti-hate speech bill by the Senate.
Rangers media officer Norbert Okolie said that the club would do everything possible to win Plateau United Football Club in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match day nine in Enugu.
Enugu State Government has banned non-sporting activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Indoor Sports Hall, Enugu, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Vitus Okecchi, said on Thursday.
Ijaw leader and politician, Chief Edwin Clark, who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information in an interview claimed there is no politician in Nigeria better than Igbo politician.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has said.
The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation is pushing for a review of all aviation agreements between the country and foreign airlines, and possible blockage of some from the country’s airspace.
Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) competitions, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International, face herculean tasks today as they fight for tickets to money-spinning group stages of the Champions League and Confederation Cup, respectively.
Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.
The Ekiti State chapters of the All Progressives Congress and that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have traded words over the alleged attack on former Governor Ayodele Fayose.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena, who last week both tested positive for coronavirus following his exhibition tournament in the Balkans, have now tested negative, his press service said Thursday.
Those demoted were a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), four Superintendents of Police (SP), one Deputy Superintendent of Police and an Assistant Superintendent of Police.
Formula One came back with a bang on Sunday as Finland’s Valtteri Bottas won a dramatic Austrian season-opener for champions Mercedes in a race with only 11 finishers and no spectators.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes Lionel Messi will retire at the club and has no fears he will now renew his contract.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said the squad is delighted to see Bukayo Saka sign a new long-term deal at the club.