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Ramsey out for up to four weeks

Arsenal will be without Aaron Ramsey for up to four weeks after he sustained a hamstring injury against Tottenham on Saturday. The Wales international sustained the problem in the first…

Fayose led thugs to beat judges, CJ tells NJC

Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, has tabled before the National Judicial Council ahead of the council’s meeting scheduled for Thursday, a petition accusing the state’s Governor-elect, Mr.…

Nigeria @ 54: Citizens demand good governance, equity

Nigeria @ 54: Citizens demand good governance, equity

•Want action on insecurity, corruption, unemployment •Atiku bemoans bad leadership •Fashola, Orji sue for peace •Mark urges Nigerians to be faithful By Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos), Gbenga Faturoti (Osogbo), Yaqoub Popoola…

Mascherano ‘worried’ by Barcelona defeat

Javier Mascherano has admitted that the Barcelona have much to work on after their “worrying” Champions League loss to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. The Blaugrana had gone into the…

APC victory more important than my ambition –Buhari

•Accuses PDP of running Nigeria aground By Rotimi Akinwumi Snr Correspondent, Abuja   Former military Head of State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, on…

Another Cameroonian player dies

A month after the tragic death of Cameroonian striker of JS Kabylie Albert Ebossé in Algeria, another Cameroonian player lost his life during the weekend in Tunisia, where he went…

Court orders BPE to surrender ALSCON to BFI Group

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja   Ten years after winning the bid for the purchase of the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), Ikot Abasi, a Federal High Court…

Luis Enrique: Blame me for Barcelona defeat

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has insisted that he is the one to blame for the club’s 3-2 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday. Lionel Messi and Co. were outplayed for…

Why God made me President –Jonathan

By Chesa Chesa Snr Correspondent, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan said on Tuesday he prays everyday for divine guidance to bring positive change to Nigeria because of his belief that…

Ekweremadu, Fasehun, others celebrate Nigeria at 54

By Celestine Okafor, Hassan Zaggi (Abuja), Segun Adeleye (Abeokuta), Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase (Lagos)   As the nation celebrates its 54th Independence Anniversary, Nigerians have been encouraged to see beyond the current…

A mixed grill, says Balogun

By Oladele Ogunsola  Correspondent, Ibadan   The Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lekan Balogun, said “it is tempting to ignore the areas…

‘Poor leadership, bane of Nigeria’s progress’

By Dele Moses  Ilorin   Former chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kwara State, Emmanuel Ayeoribe, said the level of poverty, neglect of the masses and infrastructural decay in the…

Asuquo laments insurgency

By Idongesit Ashameri  Uyo   Chairman, Consolidated Chapel of NUJ, Akwa Ibom State Council, Mrs. Lucy Asuquo, said although Nigeria has recorded remarkable advancement at 54, it has been with…

Nigeria needs change –APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the celebration of independence in the face of increasing poverty, corruption, insecurity and impunity was proof that Nigeria…

We’ve corrupt leaders –Galadima

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu (Bauchi), Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos)   A civil servant in Bauchi State, Ezekiel Galadima, has said 54 years of Independence has been marred by corruption which he attributed…

Anambra signs $800m MoU for cassava, tomato processing

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja   Anambra State Governor, Willy Obiano, has disclosed that the state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Excel Farms for the…

Fintiri’s application stalls judgment in Nyako’s suit

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos   An application filed by the acting Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri, on Tuesday stalled the scheduled judgment in a suit filed by…

Fraud: FHC rules not binding on Atuche, says court

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos   A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, held that former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank), Francis Atuche,…

Buhari to commission projects in Ekiti today

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, will today commission the multi million-naira Ekiti Parapo Square built by the Kayode Fayemi administration. A statement by…

Oshiomhole commissions 1000-capacity lecture theatres at AAU

By Francis Onoiribholo  Bureau Chief, Benin   Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has commissioned two 500-seating capacity lecture theatres and a block of lecturers’ offices at the Ambrose Alli University…

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