Osinbajo off to London for FT Africa summit

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, left Abuja for the United Kingdom to participate in Africa Summit organised by the Financial Times. According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, in Abuja, he will be delivering the keynote address

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Nigeria is facing the worst corruption scandal under APC, Wike reacts to the alleged $26b NNPC scandal.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has joined some Nigerians mocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the President Muhammadu Buhari administration over the alleged $26 billion currently rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Wike accused the government

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Flood hits INEC headquarters in Edo

Sensitive Materials and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed by flood at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Headquarters in Edo State. Following an early morning rain which lasted for about two in Benin City, the state capital, INEC

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Mixed feelings trail as FG begins to monitor social media, email accounts of Nigerians

By Amina Isah, Abuja According to a new report, it has confirmed what many Nigerians have long suspected to be true— that the federal government is spying on its citizens through the social media and email accounts. AljazirahNigeria spoke with

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Iwobi strike takes Nigeria to Russia

By Yemi Esho   A 73rd minute goal from Arsenal of England player,  Alex Iwobi, has landed Nigeria in Russia for next year’s World Cup. The victory ensured that the Super Eagles would be at their record sixth appearance at

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Pique booed as Spain seals World Cup ticket

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique was jeered by fans as Spain qualified for next summer’s World Cup with a comfortable 3-0 home win over Albania. Pique said before the game he would not be driven out of the national team by

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Iceland one win away to Russia

Iceland are on the brink of qualifying for their first World Cup following victory in Turkey on Friday. Burnley’s Johann Gudmundsson opened the scoring in the first half, latching on to a cross at the far post. Further goals from

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Heynckes takes charge at Bayern

Bayern Munich have appointed former coach Jupp Heynckes as their manager until the end of the season following Carlo Ancelotti’s sacking. Ancelotti left in September with Bayern third in the Bundesliga, five points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund. Heynckes, 72, has coached

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I’m the best in the world – Eubank jnr

Britain’s Chris Eubank Jr says he is the “best super-middleweight in the world” and will prove it by winning the World Boxing Super Series. Eubank, 28, fights Turkey’s Avni Yildirim, 26, in the quarter-finals in Stuttgart, Germany on Saturday. “There

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‎Panel indicts Nigeria’s NHIS chief, health minister extends his suspension indefinitely

The suspension of the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Usman Yusuf, has been extended indefinitely. Mr. Yusuf has been on three months suspension since July 6, based on the directive of the Minister of Health, Isaac

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