Poor governance: Kukah hails military’s professionalism

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto and founder of Kukah Centre, Rev. Father Mathew Kukah, has reviewed the worsening state of governance in Nigeria and submitted that Nigerians ought to be grateful to the military for their increasing patience

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Ekwueme buried amidst tributes, encomiums

Former vice president, Dr Alex Ekwueme on Friday was buried in his country home amidst eulogies from Nigerians from all walks of life who gathered to honour the former Nigerian number two man. Ekwueme, who was Vice-President between 1979 and

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Giroud left for more playing time – Wenger

Olivier Giroud was “massively popular” at Arsenal but the club “opened the door” on a sale to Chelsea because the striker wanted regular football before the World Cup, says boss Arsene Wenger. Frenchman Giroud, 31, joined the Blues in a £18m

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Batshuayi shines on Dortmund debut

On-loan Chelsea striker, Michy Batshuayi,  scored twice on his Borussia Dortmund debut as the German side beat Cologne. Batshuayi, who moved to Dortmund until the end of the season on deadline day, swept home in the first half before adding

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Flamini completes Getafe switch

Former Arsenal midfielder, Mathieu Flamini,  has teamed up with Spanish outfit, Getafe. Getafe confirmed that French man Flamini has made a switch to the LaLiga club after several years in the English Premier League, playing for Arsenal and Crystal Palace. Getafe coach

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Security chiefs’ appointments by Buhari biased – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has berated the National Assembly and the Federal Character Commission for failing to check the excesses of President Muhammadu Buhari in the uneven distribution of public offices. Obasanjo also said his recent open letter to President

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NNPC plans PPP model for pipeline infrastructure

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will leverage public-private partnership to address the gap in pipeline infrastructure in the country, Group Managing of the company, Maikanti Baru, has said. Speaking while inaugurating a new board for one of its downstream

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Tinubu: Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari is politics

…As the APC leader, Akande meet Okorocha in Owerri Ahead of the 2019 general elections, two leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the West, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande on Friday, paid an unscheduled visit to

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