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PDP believes in restructuring- Adeyeye

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in support of restructuring of the country in a manner that will boost the growth, development and prosperity of Nigeria. Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP National Caretaker Committee, made the clarification in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja. Adeyeye said the clarification became necessary following a statement credited to ... Read More »

Barcelona Start with Victory on Emotional Night

Barcelona capped an emotional week with a convincing display in Ernesto Valverde’s first LaLiga match in charge, as Gerard Deulofeu inspired them to a 2-0 win over Real Betis. With deals for Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho reportedly high on Barca’s list of priorities, Deulofeu’s place in Valverde’s side seems far from secure. However, the winger did his first-team chances no ... Read More »

Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-1

Marcos Alonso has surely won it for Chelsea with his second goal of the afternoon! David Luiz robbed Victor Wanyama midway inside Tottenham’s half, Lloris having put the midfielder in trouble with a hasty throw. The ball was played through to Alonso by Pedro and his low drive from the left squirmed underneath Hugo Lloris, sparking huge celebrations from everyone ... Read More »

Edo Assembly threatens criminal action against ex-speaker

It said claims by the former Speaker that the vehicles were given to her by former governor Adams Oshiomhole were untrue as there was no evidence to show that Oshiomhole and the leadership of the House took such decision. Hon Ativie who represents Uhunmwode constituency served as Speaker for 84 days after the impeachment of Hon Victor Edoror. Ativie stepped ... Read More »

Neymar scores on home PSG debut

World-record signing Neymar marked his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain with a goal in their Ligue 1 match with Toulouse at the Parc des Princes on Sunday. The Brazilian, who scored on his debut last week at Guingamp, tapped in to equalise for Unai Emery’s men on the half-hour mark after Max Gradel’s early opener for Toulouse, before Adrien Rabiot ... Read More »

El-Rufai Wants Buhari To Make Changes, Reduce Work Hours

Amid the jubilation over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country –103 days after he flew to London for a medical vacation, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says the President has significant changes to make. With less than two years to the next general elections, and after spending months away for health reasons, Mr El-Rufai, a close ... Read More »

JKF Centre Hails Buhari’s Return, Urges Support For President’s Growth Agenda

JKF Centre, a baby of Dr Kayode Fayemi towards youths training and leadership development, has rejoiced with President Muhammadu Buhari on his safe return to Nigeria after three months medical holiday in London. The centre’s solidarity message came as civil society groups in Ekiti State storm the state capital, Ado-Ekiti, tomorrow for a solidarity rally in support of the President. In a ... Read More »

NMA to Buhari: Equip Nigerian hospitals like UK’s before 2019

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has risen from its August 2017 National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to replicate medical equipment he had seen in London, United Kingdom in Nigerian hospitals before the end of his tenure. The umbrella body of medical practitioners in the country said Doctors in the country would have been able to handle ... Read More »

Strike: ASUU’s demands unrealistic-Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Sunday said that the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) were unrealistic in light of the current economic situation in Nigeria. Ezekwesili said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan while reacting to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the union. The former ... Read More »

Kogi declares holiday to hold thanksgiving for Buhari

Kogi State government has declared Monday as a public holiday for citizens to thank God for safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country. The Director -General, media and publicity to the state governor, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, said the holiday would enable the people to give thanks to God for returning Buhari in sound health and sound mind. He said that ... Read More »