2019: I’ll do better than Buhari as president — Majek Fashek

Ace Nigerian reggae musician, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, has said he would do better than President Muhammadu Buhari if given the opportunity. The singer, who was critical of the Buhari-led government in an interview with Showtime, said

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Transfer: Barca reach agreement with Griezmann

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has met with the family of Atletico Madrid’s star forward Antoine Griezmann ahead of a possible summer move, sports daily Mundo Deportivo reported on Sunday. The French international, who has been Atletico’s top scorer for

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DPR warms against panic buying, stockpiling of fuel

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Anambra has warned members of the public against storing petroleum product in their homes to avoid possible fire outbreak. Mr Okechukwu Okoro, Controller of DPR in charge of Anambra, Ebonyi and Enugu states

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Electricity agency spends N738m to clear goods abandoned for 10 years

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has spent N738m, representing 13 per cent of its annual budgetary allocation, to clear goods at the port. The TCN said the unnamed goods had been at the port for 10 years. The Senate Committee on

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Double registration: It’s not time to respond – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has broken his silence on the allegations that he was registered twice by the Independent National Electoral Commission, saying he will speak on the matter at the appropriate time. The Director General, Media and Publicity

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Niger Proclamation Day: Buhari travels with three govs

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger. According to a statement on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President, alongside the Presidents

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$1bn Boko Haram fund: Avoid Jonathan’s error, SERAP tells Buhari

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised President Muhammadu to be careful not to fall into the same error as his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, as regards the funding and management of information on the Boko

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Atiku opens fast-food restaurant

Atiku Abubakar has unveiled a fast-food restaurant. The former vice president tweeted about his first Chicken Cottage outlet on Saturday evening, saying he was excited and promised to patronise local farmers to boost local agriculture earnings. “Today, I am excited

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Fayose congratulates Buhari at 75

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks 75. He however urged the president to quit politics given his age and fragile health condition. The governor spoke at a session with journalists in

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Man kills neighbour over bonfire

A 70-year-old man, Kayode Omotore, has been killed by one of his neighbours.  The incident happened on Friday in Ilu Tuntun, Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. Omotore was said to have been hacked to death with a machete

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