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FA Charges Ronaldo For Smashing Fan’s Phone

Cristiano Ronaldo was charged with “improper and/or violent” conduct by the English Football Association on Friday for an incident dating back five months. Footage showed Ronaldo appearing to knock a fan’s mobile phone to the ground after United’s 1-0 defeat at Everton on April 9, for which the Portuguese was cautioned by Merseyside Police. “Cristiano […]

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2023: Tinubu Offered Me Senatorial Ticket, Says Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), offered him a senatorial slot. Daily Trust had reported how Tinubu and Wike met in London last month, amid the crisis rocking the opposition party. After the meeting with Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the […]

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Obey Court Ruling First, Negotiations Will Continue, Nigerian Government To ASUU

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has advised the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to obey the National Industrial Court (NIC) ruling and call off its ongoing nationwide strike, while negotiations are ongoing. Ngige stated this while responding to the industrial court ruling which restrained ASUU from continuing with the strike when […]

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DSS Raises Security Concerns, Urges ASUU To Call Off Strike

The Department of State Security (DSS) on Thursday appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off the ongoing strike. The Director of the Service in charge of Yobe, Mr Yunusa Abdulkadir made the plea in Damaturu at the Third Quarterly Conference of the State Directors of Security in the North-East Zone. […]

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Woman Arrested For Drunk Driving Detained After Falling Asleep And Snoring Loudly During Court Session

A Nairobi Traffic Court has detained a drunk woman for falling asleep during court proceedings.  Sharon Oparanya had been arraigned before Magistrate Martha Nanzushi on Thursday morning, September 22, to answer to charge of driving under the influence.  However, she slept off on the bench and started snoring loudly which made the Magistrate to inquire from the […]

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Forex Scarcity: Nigerian Banks Suspend International Transactions On Naira Debit Cards

Nigerians will not be able to use their Naira debit cards for international transactions as scarcity of foreign exchange (forex)worsens in Africa’s largest economy and biggest oil exporter, Daily Trust learnt. Some banks have already alerted their customers on the latest development while it was gathered that others are keenly watching activities before implementing the […]

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ASUU Appeals Ruling, Says Nigerian Government Has Declared War

The striking Academic Staff Union of Universities will on Friday (today) file an appeal against the ruling of the National Industrial Court which directed its members to resume work, The Punch has learnt. Counsel for ASUU, Femi Falana (SAN), disclosed this in an interview with our correspondent in Abuja on Thursday. ASUU has been on strike since […]

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I Will Leave Legacy Of Free-And-Fair Elections, President Buhari Tells UNGA

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday promised to leave a legacy of free-and-fair elections as his eight-year tenure comes to an end in May 2023. The President made this known in his last address before world leaders at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States. “Indeed, we […]

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Court Orders ASUU To Call Off Strike

The National Industrial Court has ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to call off the ongoing Strike. Delivering a ruling on the interlocutory injunction filed by the Federal government, Justice Polycarp Hamman restrained ASUU from continuing with the industrial action pending the determination of the suit. Justice Hamman who is a vacation judge […]

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More Facts On How Lawyer Died Chasing Husband & Side Chic In Calabar

More facts have emerged on how a lawyer and mother of three died in a crash while chasing her husband and an alleged side chick in Calabar last Sunday. The Nation gathered the deceased, Claret Opara Bassey has been married for over 10 years to Mr. Sunday Bassey. That fateful Sunday, she reportedly got a […]

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Buhari’s Daughter-In-Law Bags First Class From UK University (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter-in-law, Zahra B. Buhari, has graduated with a first class in Architectural Science from a university in United Kingdom. Zahra, daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, Emir of Bichi, is is the wife of Buhari’s only son. Yusuf and Zahra got married on August 20, 2021 in Kano State. Celebrating her daughter-in-law, the […]

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Inflation: Nigerian Government Plans Increment Of Minimum Wage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this in Abuja on Monday while addressing members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) at a public presentation of a publication titled, “Contemporary History of Working Class Struggles.” Ngige stated that the increment in the minimum wage was necessary due to the current global inflation that […]

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NDLEA Busts Cocaine Warehouse In Lagos, Seizes N193 Billion Worth Of Crack (Photos)

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have busted a cocaine warehouse in Lagos State, seizing N193 billion worth of crack.  NDLEA’s spokesman Femi Babafemi described the development as one of “the biggest singular cocaine seizures” in the agency’s history. He said the officials busted the “warehouse in a secluded estate in Ikorodu […]

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Wife Dies While Chasing Husband Over Side-Chick In Calabar (Photos)

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Cross River State, Maikano Hassan, has confirmed a lone incident that killed a middle-aged woman in Calabar, yesterday, who was in a hot chase of her husband over his “mistress.” The Sector Commander, who spoke with Vanguard, yesterday, said the incident was caused by over-speeding. He said […]

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ASUU Strike: Lecturers Demand Reopening Of Universities

Group of lecturers under the aegis of Congress of University Academics, CONUA has called for the immediate reopening of universities for the resumption of academic activities. Recall that CONUA has applied to the Minister of Labour and Employmenr to be registered as one of the academic unions in the universities. The group has been in […]

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Osinbajo Arrives In London Ahead Of Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has arrived in London ahead of the state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth ll of the United Kingdom. Professor Osinbajo who departed Abuja on Saturday would be representing Nigeria at a number of events while in the UK, including the funeral service. Upon his arrival in London on […]

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2023: Atiku, Tinubu, Kwankwaso Dismiss Poll Result, Say Peter Obi Can Only Win On Social Media

The campaign councils of three leading presidential candidates in the 2023 general election have dismissed a recent opinion poll that put the candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, ahead of them. In the result of the poll conducted and released by ANAP Foundation, on Thursday, Mr Obi, was ranked first, beating Bola Tinubu of the […]

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Queen’s Funeral: UK Keeps Nigerian Visa Centres Open

The British High Commission offices in Abuja, Lagos and other locations in Nigeria will be closed on Monday, September 19, as the United Kingdom buries Queen Elizabeth II in London. The announcement was contained in a statement posted on the official Twitter page of the United Kingdom in Nigeria, @UKinNigeria, on Friday. The tweet, however, […]

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