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Stolen Mace: Omo-Agege, Ndume To Appear Before NASS Committee Today


The Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee investigating the invasion of the Senate and stealing of the Mace, has summoned former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South, and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, APC, Delta Central to appear before it today. The invitation of both Ndume and Omo-Agege by the committee is for them to explain their alleged roles in the attack of ... Read More »

Baraje’s nPDP Meets APC, Reiterates Ruling Party Membership


Leader of the new Peoples’ Democratic Party (nPDP), which fused with the All Progressives Congress, has said that the group will remain in the ruling party. nPDP leader, Kawu Baraje, stated this on Monday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen after a closed-door meeting with the members of APC’s National Working Committee. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Baraje and the group recently submitted a four-page ... Read More »

2019 Elections: Umahi Throws Ebonyi House Of Assembly Contests Open


Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would favour no candidate during the 2019 general elections’ for House of Assembly. Umahi made the assertion on Monday at Ezillo, Ishiellu Local Government Area (LGA) of Ebony during a solidarity rally in his honour. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had earlier at several ... Read More »

N8.1trn looted by 15 revenue-generating agencies under Jonathan – FG


The federal government says 15 revenue generating agencies of the federal government failed to remit N8.1 trillion to the Federation Account between 2010 and 2015. Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the allegation on Monday in Osogbo, Osun State, while commissioning the Channelization, De-silting, Flood Control and Development of Okoko and Ogbagba Rivers, phases one ... Read More »

INEC To Engage 15,000 Corps Members In Poll


No fewer than 15,000 Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members will participate in the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. INEC National Chairman, Mahamood Yakubu addressing pressmen on new release of 2019 Election Time Table and Schedule of Activities for 2019 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections while at INEC Office Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National ... Read More »

Star-Studded Farewell For Italy Legend Pirlo


Former Italy star Andrea Pirlo took to the pitch for the final time to say goodbye to football in a star-studded testimonial “Night of the Master” tournament at the San Siro on Monday. Champions and former teammates from all over the world — from Paolo Maldini to Gianluigi Buffon, and Roberto Baggio to Frank Lampard — joined the retiring legend to celebrate the final act ... Read More »

West Ham Appoint Pellegrini On Three-Year Deal


West Ham United have appointed former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager on a three-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. Pellegrini Chilean Pellegrini left Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune on Saturday and replaces David Moyes, who guided the club to a 13th-placed finish in the league this past season. “I am delighted to welcome Manuel Pellegrini to ... Read More »

Emery Taking Over From Wenger At Arsenal


Former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery looks set to become Arsene Wenger’s successor after 22 years as Arsenal manager, according to a report by the BBC. Ex-Paris Saint Germain’s coach Unai Emery looks set to take over from Wenger at Arsenal Emery, 46, won Ligue 1 and four domestic cups in two seasons in the French capital before departing earlier this month. However, the Spaniard ... Read More »

“It Wasn’t Me”, Don Jazzy Denies ‘Link’ To Linda Ikeji’s Pregnancy


Music Mogul Don Jazzy (Micheal Ajereh) has denied being the father of his longtime crush and celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji. a Ikeji revealed her six-month- old baby bump on Sunday with a lengthy emotional post, chronicling her journey and her excitement when she found out she was pregnant. Ikeji’s engagement to her one-time ex-boyfriend was announced in March by her sisters. Following speculations that Don ... Read More »

Janet Jackson, 1st Black Woman, To Win Billboard Icon Award


Janet Jackson, Hollywood veteran and sister of late pop star, Michael Jackson became the first black woman to receive the Billboard Music ‘Icon’ Award on Sunday. The Billboard Music Award is an annual honour given by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business since 1990. Janet Jackson 52-year old Jackson was awarded because of the influence of her nearly 40-year career ... Read More »

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