Just in : Nuhu Ribadu officially withdraws from Adamawa APC governorship primaries

A former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has withdrawn from ongoing governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Ribadu, Mahmood Halilu and incumbent governor, Jibrilla Bindow, were cleared to contest in the Sunday primaries. A statement by the Director General of Ribadu Campaign Organization,[...]

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Troops of Operation ZENDA Neutralize Armed Robbers in Benue State.

Troops of Operation ZENDA Neutralize Armed Robbers in Benue State. At about 3.30 am this morning 30 Sep 18, troops of Operation ZENDA on mobile patrol engaged a group of armed robbers in a shoot out along OTUKPO - APA- OTUKPA highway. “During a search of the area at dawn one of the Robbers kitted[...]

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Tinubu releases statement on Lagos APC governorship tussle , Shades Ambode

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has bared his mind on the controversy surrounding the race for the APC gubernatorial ticket for Lagos State . Tinubu, who is  believed to have endorsed Sanwo- Olu had some unflattering words for Ambode, saying “Lagos state has experienced deviations from “enlightened governance” in[...]

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UAE approves $16.4bn budget for 2019 with no deficit

UAE cabinet also approves three-year budget worth $49bn 59 percent going towards education and social development The UAE approved a budget of $16.4bn (AED60.3bn) for 2019, an increase of 18 percent on last year. Tthe UAE cabinet said 42.3 percent of the budget for the next year was allocated to the community development programmes, 17[...]

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Updated : Gunmen invade Benue community, kill seven

Gunmen numbering about ten on Saturday invaded Okpoga town, headquarters of Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State, killing seven people, including a policeman. the gunmen invaded a bar in the ancient city and shot indiscriminately, resulting in the death of the victims. It was also gathered that several people sustained injury from the melee[...]

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Just in : Ambode declares Sanwo-Olu unfit, says he was jailed in US For Spending Fake US Dollars In A Night Club,

Governor Akinwumi Ambode has launched an aggressive comeback atackn to forestall his imminent defeat in  the Lagos APC gubernatorial primary election To Sanwo Olu. Earlier in the day , he had mobilised supporters to stage a protest against the rumoured ‘Tinubu -nominated ‘ candidate, Sanwo Olu. There were again reports of pressure from the Lagos[...]

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President Buhari returns to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from New York where he participated in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He also attended other official engagements on the sideline of the UNGA73 between September 24 and 29. The theme for this year’s session is: ‘Making the United Nations relevant to all People:[...]

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Breaking : NLC suspends strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its ongoing nationwide strike following promises by the Federal Government to reconvene the tripartite committee on national minimum wage on October 4. The suspension of the warning strike takes effect from today. Announcing the decision in Abuja on Sunday, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, stated that the labour action[...]

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Benue SDP in disarray as irregularities mar National Assembly primaries

The primary election for the senate, House of Representatives, and State House of Assembly  for the Social Democratic Party in Benue was replete with ballot box stuffing and gross irregularities in what many observers have described as a disgrace, as many contestants have called for the cancellation of the rigged exercise . A House of[...]

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Sir Alex Ferguson says luring Paul Pogba back to Old Trafford was a mistake

Sir Alex Ferguson has told friends he believes that luring Paul Pogba back to the club for a record £89million fee, along with agent Mino Raiola, was a recipe for trouble. He further said he’s “worried” that the Manchester United he transformed into serial winners are in danger of becoming a circus act. Under strict disciplinarian[...]

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#MeToo hits Bollywood: Priyanka Chopra lends support to fellow Indian actress Tanushree Dutta who claims she was sexually harassed by male actor

A host of fellow Bollywood stars have said Dutta's allegations should be heard Allegations were made against Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, now aged 67 Tanushree claimed the veteran actor harassed her on set of a film in 2008 She made the allegations shortly after the incident and Patekar denied claims Priyanka Chopra and a host of[...]

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Gwyneth Paltrow is married! The star, 46, weds Brad Falchuk in Hamptons

Gwyneth Paltrow has wed her fiance of one year, Brad Falchuk. The ceremony took place on Saturday at her mansion in the Hamptons on Long Island, New York. Guests includes Robert Downey Jr, Jerry Seinfeld, Steven Spielberg and Benji Madden, but her ex-husband Chris Martin was not there; instead the Coldplay frontman was a two[...]

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Certificate forgery: Adamawa governor sued over WAEC certificate forgery

Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow, Adamawa governor, has been sued over the alleged forgery of his West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate. The governor was sued by the Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), a rights group. According to the originating summons, the group claims that the governor did not complete his secondary education at Government Secondary School,[...]

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Ted Turner, billionaire founder of CNN, battling brain disease

CNN founder Ted Turner has revealed he's battling Lewy body dementia. The neurodegenerative disease alters his memory, mood, movement, and behavior. Turner opened up about his battle with the disease in an interview with CBS set to air on Sunday morning. CNN founder Ted Turner revealed he is suffering from Lewy body dementia, a neurodegenerative[...]

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