2024 WAFCON qualifier: Oshoala, 4 other Super Falcons pull out of Cape Verde clash

November 26, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Coach Justin Madugu has been compelled to pick replacements for forward Asisat Oshoala and midfielder Jennifer Echegini after the duo voluntarily opted out of the Super Falcons’ squad that is due to contest a 2024 Women Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying fixture against Cape Verde, with the first leg in Abuja in four days. NFF’s Assistant Director (Technical), Abdulrafiu Read More

Court orders PDP to replace Anyanwu as National Secretary

October 24, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

A High Court sitting in Enugu State has ordered the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), to replace Senator Samuel Anyanwu as the party’s National Secretary. Anyanwu is the PDP governorship candidate for the forthcoming election in Imo State. The order was granted while ruling in a motion on notice filed by Nwabueze Ugwu seeking the court to declare Senator Anyanwu’s seat Read More

Borno: Zulum swears in commissioner, 4 new LGC chairmen

October 12, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar  0

Borno state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, Wednesday, presided over the swearing-in of a new commissioner and three local government transitional council chairmen. Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah, who was represented by Hon. Justice Dr Banagana Karube administered the oath of office in a ceremony held at the council chamber of the Government House in Maiduguri. The new commissioner, Read More

Saudi Arabia, Mozambique clash: Awaziem receive late call up to replace Collins

October 9, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Chidozie Awaziem has been called up as replacement for Jamilu Collins ahead of the Super Eagles’ international friendly games against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique. Collins’ withdrawal from the 25-man squad was announced on the Super Eagles D handle on Monday. Though, no reason was given for his withdrawal. The Cardiff City left-back is the third Super Eagles player to pull Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

Revealed! When Arsenal ‘ll sack Arteta

August 24, 2021 Admin III 0

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has been handed an October deadline to improve things at the club, without which, he’d be sacked by the management. The Spaniard has been under fire from the start of the season after losing their first two matches to Brentford and Chelsea with reports claiming that his replacement has been lined up if things do not Read More

No plot to unseat Buni, ex-PDP guber candidate denies court case

August 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Yobe state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Ambassador Umar Ilya Damagum has denied knowledge of any court process allegedly instituted with the aim of sacking the governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni from office.  In the alleged suit filed at the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday, the plaintiffs allegedly argued Read More

Breaking – Police IRS: Tunji Disu in, suspended Abba Kyari out

August 2, 2021 Admin III 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has announced Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Tunji Disu as the new head of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT). Disu has now replaced Super Cop Abba Kyari who is currently under probe days after he was accused of accepting bribe from Hushpuppi. This was revealed in a press statement by the Police Read More

2023: Buhari has no succession agreement with Tinubu, Okechukwu replies Hanga

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has expressed support for the proposal for a consensus candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The APC chieftain also refuted the claim by Senator Hanga that there was an agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju Read More

Let’s separate the war from warriors

April 21, 2021 Jibrin Baba Ndace 0

On July 13, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari, who was about two monthsold as President and Commander-in-Chief, took a major step whichNigerians were eagerly waiting for – the appointment of his own teamto replace the service chiefs he inherited from thew President GoodluckJonathan administration. He appointed the Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) to replace ColSambo Dasuki (rtd), as National Security Adviser; Read More

FG set date new SIM card registration will resume

April 16, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The issuance of new SIMs and other suspended activities will resume on Monday, 19th of April 2021. This is following the completion of a final draft of the National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration, making NIN mandatory for all SIM registrations in the country. The new or revised Policy was completed Wednesday, 14th of April, 2021. An earlier Read More

NERC: Discos to replace faulty, obsolete meters under Mass Metering Programme

March 11, 2021 Admin III 0

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has said the electricity distribution companies (Discos) may replace faulty and obsolete meters for their customers under the National Mass Metering Programme. The commission’s directive was contained in its Order No. NERC/246/2021 and signed by its Chairman , Mr Sanusi Garba and Commissioner for Legal, Licensing and Compliance, Mr Dafe Akpeneye. NERC said the Read More

Villa boss Smith wants more evidence in 5-sub row

November 19, 2020 Admin III 0

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith wants more evidence to prove players are at risk from serious injury before he supports the reintroduction of five substitutions in the Premier League. Several Premier League bosses including Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola have criticised the decision to stop the five-sub rule being continued in England Read More

FG moves to scrap physical SIM cards for e-SIM

November 3, 2020 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The federal government is already looking into ways to scrap the physical Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM) cards for an embedded SIM (e-SIM) operation in the country. To this end, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) – MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile to carry out trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules Read More

Rohr invites Onuachu as replacement for Simon

November 2, 2020 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr has extended late call up to Genk forward Paul Onuachu as replacement for the injured Moses Simon in Nigeria’s squad for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sierra Leone. Simon picked up an injury in Nantes’ 3-0 home defeat to Paris- Saint Germain last Saturday.The winger featured for 25 minutes in the Read More

Breaking: Osimhen out of Super Eagles vs Algeria, Tunisia clash… Onuachu invited as replacement

October 4, 2020 Admin III 0

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has been excused from the friendly clash between Nigeria’s Super Eagls and Algeria. In his place, Paul Onuachu who plays for Belgian club Genk has been invited. Confirming via its twitter handle, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a while ago on Sunday wrote, “@victorosimhen9 has been excused from @NGSuperEagles’ games against Algeria and Tunisia. His replacement is Read More

Ebuehi replaces Ndidi in S/Eagles squad

September 30, 2020 Admin III 0

Standby Tyronne Ebuehi will now take the place of Wilfred Ndidi in Nigeria’s squad for the friendlies against Algeria and TunisiaNdidi suffered an abductor injury in Leicester City’s English Premier League clash against Burnley and will be out for up to 12 weeks according to his manager Rodgers BrendanThe midfielder underwent surgery last Saturday and is expected to return to Read More

Injured Ndidi pulls out of Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia friendlies

September 23, 2020 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Nigeria international and Leicester City midfielder, Wlifred Ndidi has pulled out of Nigeria’s friendlies against Cote d’l voire and Tunisia due to injury.The media officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye, Wednesday confirmed that the midfielder has already told coach Gernot Rohr and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that he’s not likely to be fit for the two friendly games Read More

Odey completes loan switch to French club Amiens SC

September 11, 2020 Admin III 0

Stephen Odey has completed a season-long loan transfer to French second division club Amiens SC from Belgian club KRC Genk.This followed a successful medical at the French club, who have an option to buy the striker after the loan. L’Equipe reported Odey is a direct replacement for winger Ulrick Eneme Ella, who is on his way to the Premier League in Read More

Should change of service chiefs be the cardinal concern?

August 13, 2020 Admin III 0

The notion of anticipating miraculous security transformation as soon as the current service chiefs are surrogated, keeps growing profoundly in the minds of many Nigerians. What is of paramount significance, remains beyond the ‘call for change’ headlines. Although the probability of security restoration is unignorable if our military service chiefs are replaced, yet, the key factors sabotaging the collective relentless Read More

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Monaco sack Robert Moreno after 7-months

July 19, 2020 Admin III 0

Robert Moreno has been sacked by Monaco after only seven months in charge of the Ligue 1 club.The 42-year-old took over last December when they were seventh in the table – they eventually finished ninth when the season was halted early because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Our paths are separating earlier than expected,” said Monaco vice-president Oleg Petrov.“Robert did everything Read More

Martins rejoins Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua

July 16, 2020 Admin III 0

Nigeria forward Obafemi Martins has rejoined Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua as replacement for Odion Ighalo. Martins, 35, last featured in a competitive game more than two years ago. The pacy forward has struggled to stay fit due to hamstring injury. His last game was in April 2018 for Shenhua, for whom he scored 32 goals in 59 matches Read More

Updated: Nigeria’s Usman beats Masvidal, retains UFC welterweight title

July 12, 2020 Admin III 0

Kamaru Usman has defeated Jorge Masvidal to retain his welterweight championship in a unanimous decision at UFC 251 in the United Arab Emirates. Masvidal, who was called in as a last-minute replacement after Gilbert Burns tested positive for coronavirus, had called Usman “mentally weak” prior to the fight. But the judges found Usman too strong as they scored the fight Read More

NNPC: Don’t replace Mahmoud Attah, Northern parliament begs Buhari

July 9, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northern Parliament has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow people with parochial interest tamper with the list of NNPC board members as announced by his government, particularly the rumoured replacement of Alhaji Mahmoud Adamu Attah.  Addressing correspondent on Thursday in Kaduna on their open letter to President Buhari, Speaker of the Northern parliament, Dr Awwal Aliyu, and the Secretary, Read More

Osimhen, pals leave Lagos isolation center after quarantine

June 12, 2020 Admin III 0

Super Eagles trio of Victor Osimhen, Paul Onuachu and Imoh Ezekiel have reportedly been freed at Lagos isolation center after spending 14 days in quarantine due to COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the entire world.  Victor Osimhen took to social media on May 24 to confirm the death of his father stressing that his demise has brought pain to him Read More