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Femi Falana dissociates self from new political group

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has distanced himself from the newly floated political movement, National Consultative Front (NCF) saying he was not involved in the formation of the group.

Cross River refunds payments as Saudi Arabia permits limited pilgrims

The Cross River Muslim Pilgrims Board has informed all intending pilgrims in the state for the 2020 hajj to apply for the refund of their money paid for the pilgrimage.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour: Nigerians must respect financial autonomy for judiciary, state legislatures

The Organized Labour has urged political leaders at every level to respect the wishes of the Nigerian people and allow the full exercise of financial autonomy for the judiciary and legislature in the states.
As part of its ongoing effort to revitalise the growth of SME’s in the Health Sector, Polaris Bank has announced the introduction of a new Polaris Health Sector Loan bundle to support the growth of the sector.

Polaris Bank optimistic on post-coronavirus performance

Polaris Bank plans to leverage its investment in cutting-edge information technology to harness emerging opportunities and mitigate the disruptive effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on its business.
Nigeria professional football league side Kano Pillars has disclosed they are yet to receive their prize money for winning the 2019 Aiteo Federation Cup.

Kano Pillars demand Aiteo Cup prize money

Nigeria professional football league side Kano Pillars has disclosed they are yet to receive their prize money for winning the 2019 Aiteo Federation Cup.

CLO flays Ebonyi governor over arrest, ban on two journalists

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), South East Zone, has condemned in its entirety the arrest of the correspondents of The Sun and Vanguard newspapers in Ebonyi State, Chijioke Agwu and Peter Okutu, respectively and their subsequent ban from Government House by the state governor, Chief David Umahi.
Shehu Abdullahi was absolutely delighted with his first goal for Bursaspor [Twitter]

NFF celebrates Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi at 27

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday greetings to Super Eagles right-back Shehu Abdullahi who clocks 27 years on Thursday.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA chief announces his vision for the period up to 2023

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has announced his vision for the period up to 2023 on the day of the fourth anniversary of his election.
As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working

LMC brokers peace between Kano Pillars and Katsina United

As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
Kano Pillars striker, Nyima Nwagua has promised the Sai Masu Gida fans that they will enjoy this weekend NPFL games as they’ll play to win their Matchday 21 fixture against Rivers United.

Nyima Nwagua: Kano Pillars can’t give away two games in a row

Kano Pillars striker, Nyima Nwagua has promised the Sai Masu Gida fans that they will enjoy this weekend NPFL games as they’ll play to win their Matchday 21 fixture against Rivers United.
Rangers bounced back from their disappointing home loss to Akwa United on Sunday to beat Kano Pillars 1-0 in a rescheduled game at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium on Wednesday.

How Rangers pipped Kano Pillars in Enugu

Rangers bounced back from their disappointing home loss to Akwa United on Sunday to beat Kano Pillars 1-0 in a rescheduled game at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium on Wednesday.
Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has revealed his side’s target ahead the midweek NPFL clash with Rangers in Enugu

Kano Pillars aim to secure maximum three points against Rangers in Enugu

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has revealed his side’s target ahead the midweek NPFL clash with Rangers in Enugu.
Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted the return of four key players from injury lay off ahead of their rescheduled game with Kano Pillars on Wednesday.

Four Rangers players back to training for Kano Pillars clash

Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted the return of four key players from injury lay off ahead of their rescheduled game with Kano Pillars on Wednesday.

Abdu Maikaba predicts tough task for title rivals Lobi Stars

Plateau United boss Abdul Maikaba has predicted that tough battle lies ahead of league leaders Lobi stars as the second stanza of the league get underway on Sunday.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC chief tells Katsina United how to get ban lifted

LMC chief Shehu Dikko has told the management of Katsina United to stick to the terms of the condition given before the close door on match days will be lifted for fans.

Abdu Maikaba grants mathematical insight into NPFL title race

Mathematics’ is a popular cliché often chorused by followers of the round leather game; but to Abdu Maikaba, a Mathematician by training, there is plenty of mathematics in the game.
Lobi Stars have overtaken Plateau United as leader of the Nigerian domestic season thanks to their slim 1-0 win over MFM FC.

Lobi Stars back on top as NPFL title race heats up

Lobi Stars have gone two points above clear of Plateau United to regain top spot in the league table, in what has been a see-saw campaign between the two.
Ten-man Plateau United defeated former league champions, Enyimba FC of Aba 4-0 in MatchDay 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture at the Jos New Stadium on Sunday.

Plateau United pip Rivers United to regain NPFL top spot

Plateau United reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 1-0 win against title rivals Rivers United at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Wike: Abdullahi Ganduje has exposed plot to rig Edo election

Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, has said the statement credited to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, that he (Wike) will be quarantined, was an admission of the plot by the party to use security forces to rig the Edo State election come September 19.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: Court dismisses charges, acquits ex-NMA chairman, others

Justice Efe Ikponwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, yesterday, dismissed the charges brought against former Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State branch, Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro, and two other executive members by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF Malami: Inmates on death row may get life

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Tuesday that the Federal Government was planning a process of commuting the death penalty of condemned inmates with over 10 years on death row to life imprisonment.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab eight suspects for rape, sodomy in Kebbi

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Agunbiade Oluyemi-Lasore, made this known while briefing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday.
The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

Kwara chief of staff Adisa Logun passes on

The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.