Dalung Receives AFN Oteh Doping Report

…Using international sports federation to threaten us won’t work   JOEL AJAYI   Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Tuesday in Abuja while collecting the Oteh doping committee report warned national sports federations that the

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BFN Championship To Serve Off 28th September

…N2.6million prize money at stake JOEL AJAYI Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) on Tuesday said that states willing to take part in the 2nd edition of the Katsina Golden Star National Badminton Championships should apply before 14th August.   The competition which

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Asaba 2018: Hosting Not Waste Of Fund, Delta Govt Tells Abati

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The Delta State Government has described the contents of an article ‘The Asaba Disgrace, What a big disgrace’ written by Dr. Rueben Abati, former media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, as absolute falsehood heavily supported with

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DSS To Review All Cases Of Unlawful Detentions, Human Right Abuses

The Department of State Security (DSS) will review all cases of unlawful detentions and human right abuses, the Acting Director General of the agency, Mr. Matthew Seiyefa has said. Seiyefa, in his maiden press conference on Thursday, said the protection

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Okowa Bags Waterman Award In Abuja

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has bagged The Waterman Award of the Nigerian Water Supply Association in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the water sector in the state. This was the fallout

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FG Approves N17bn For Petroleum Products Tracking Technology

By Cyril Ogar The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N17 billion for installation of technology for tracking and monitoring petroleum products under the Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF) and revised contract for the construction of headquarters for Nigerian Content Development

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Akpabio Defection Rally: Rented-Crowd Fights Over N5000

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya   The turmoil that erupted among some attendees of a rally organized to mark the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio from opposition People Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress t as thrown Nigerians in

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President Buhari Congratulates Ambassador Atta At 90

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ambassador Abdullahi Atta on the occasion of his 90th birthday anniversary, on August 10, 2018. The President extended his greetings to the celebrant in a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media

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Kaduna APC Youth Hold Anti-Saraki Protest

Hundreds of youthful supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday defied an early morning rain in Kaduna to hold a protest march to call for the resignation of Senate President Bukola Saraki. The youth stormed the party’s

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BREAKING: EFCC Arrests Ex-DSS DG Ita Ekpenyong

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Ita Ekpenyong. Our correspondent who witnessed the arrest at 46 Maman Nasir Street, Asokoro, Abuja, reported that the EFCC men came in three

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