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The knives came out from the young and old—and from some unexpected quarters— immediately President Buhari made his desire to contest for the presidency in 2019 official. Some of the criticisms against his eligibility were true. Some were false. Many were exaggerated. All of that is to be expected as they happen even in more advanced democracies.
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta’s decision to join Japan’s Vissel Kobe could make the J-League a serious option for the world’s top footballers, former Shimizu S-Pulse manager Steve Perryman said.
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned Thursday by anti-graft investigators for the second time this week over a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal following his shock election loss.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs has warned Liverpool that Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale can make the difference in the Champions League final.
Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has warned Army personnel to steer clear from politics, especially as 2019 elections draw near.
The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a motion making it an offence to hawk drug on streets or markets in the state.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has joined friends of his late media aide, Imam Imam, in extolling the deceased’s humble qualities, professionalism and righteousness.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers insists he is delighted for Steven Gerrard but has warned the former Liverpool captain to expect a "different sport altogether" when he becomes manager of Rangers.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Friday urged Nigerians to guard the country’s democracy jealously and shun acts that could truncate it.
Sir Alex Ferguson has led the tributes to outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by calling the Frenchman "without doubt one of the greatest Premier League managers."
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged accountants in the country to intensify efforts toward exposing the Chief Executive Officers of ministries, departments and agencies involved in corruption.
The Supreme Council of Non-Indigenes (SCNI), at the weekend, held a crucial meeting with the Government of Bayelsa State, to seek ways of deepening existing peace and unity in the state.
The University of Lagos, UNILAG, would soon set up conventional and standard locally-built refineries to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, according to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday, said it was worried, surprised and disappointed that not all the girls were rescued and, indeed, that one of them was left behind simply because of her Christian faith.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday inaugurated board chairmen and members of 19 parastatals under the ministry.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force is set to begin from Monday a total clampdown on illegal activities of Local Government Traffic Officials on all roads across the State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of withholding special funds meant for the state.
The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appointed a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the Director General of his 2019 Campaign organisation.
The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that he would be testing new strikers, Simmy Nwankwo and Junior Lokosa, in Monday’s friendly game against Congo DR.
The Senator representing Ondo North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to investigate last Saturday’s attack on some journalists in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Despite denials by the Presidency, the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted there are plots in some quarters to assassinate him.
Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed the new manager of Serie A side Napoli on a three-year deal.
The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.