Date
October 16, 2019

Uzoho suffers nasty injury in Brazil friendly, ruled out for six months

Super Eagles shot-stopper Francis Uzoho will be sidelined for six months after damaging his ligament during Nigeria’s friendly against Brazil’s Selecao on Sunday, October 13, at the Singapore National Stadium. Uzoho landed awkwardly in the 62nd minute after contesting for the ball with Brazil’s Casemiro inside the box and was stretched off as he could not continue the game. [Read]

I was locked out of Aso Rock, mocked – Aisha Buhari confirms video leaked by Daura’s daughter, Fatima

  First Lady Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that she was the one locked out of a residence at the Presidential Villa in Abuja as shown in a video. Speaking to BBC Hausa Service, she said the daughter of her husband’s nephew, Fatima Mamman Daura, recorded the video. “It is me in‎ the video and those seen behind were security personnel attached to me. It was the daughter of Mamman Daura who recorded in the presence of my security personnel and other people. She was even laughing at me.’’ [READ ALSO] PDP Mocks Buhari, says ‘Aso Rock Dirty Fights, A disgrace To Nigeria, Laughable’ She said Fatima’s action was because the [Read]

Man Marries His Mother-In-Law as Second Wife after Seven Years of Secret Affair, Claims ‘I am My Own Father-In-Law’

A Zvishavane man Vashko Sande has shocked people after marrying his own mother in-law as a second wife whom he dated secretly for 7 years, says he is his own father-in-law. Vashko Sande did the unthinkable when he fell in love with his mother-in-law, betraying his wife’s trust. He reportedly became wild and abusive after finding new love and even elders failed to “discipline” him as he defied social norms and married the woman as his second wife. The wife, Vimbai Magora, failed to come to terms with her husband’s abusive behaviour forcing her to seek help from the long arm of the law. Magora in her application for a [Read]

Senate fight dirty over secret job slots, racketeering, vows probe

…As Senate Committee Vows to Expose  Alleged Secret Recruitment in FIRS, NASDRA, NDLEA, others …Alleges that some agencies sell single employment slot for as high as N1.5 million. INDICATIONS have emerged that the Senate is set for a showdown with some federal agencies and Parastatals over alleged secret recruitment exercises, just as there is palpable disquiet in the Upper Chamber over the matter. The Senate has however vowed to summon and subsequently probe these agencies with a view to ensuring that employment and job recruitment strictly complies with the Federal Character Principle in accordance with the 1999 Constitution ( As Amended). Speaking with Journalists yesterday in Abuja, Chairman, Senate Committee [Read]

APC CRISIS: Obaseki may dump our party soon, says Oshiomhole

BENIN – Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, is contemplating dumping the ruling party. In a statement issued on his behalf by Simon Ebegbulem, his spokesman, the national chairman said the governor wants to create crisis in the party before making his next move. He advised the governor to focus on delivery of good governance to the people of the state rather than “blackmailing” him. “We have it on good authority that the governor (Obaseki) intends to create disaffection and crisis in the state, APC and probably dump the party for another party,” he said. “That is why, he [Read]

29 passengers cheat death as bus plunges into canal

  Passengers on board a commercial bus, popularly called Danfo, yesterday escaped death after the bus plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre complex, Iganmu, Lagos. They were all rescued unhurt. It was gathered that the vehicle, with registration number MUS 68 XH, suddenly developed technical problem and plunged into the canal opposite National Theatre entrance. The bus driver, Mr. Augustine Okorie, said the number of passengers in the vehicle was 29. He described the survival of the passengers as a ‘miracle.’ “I was bringing in 29 passengers from Shinbiri area in Okokomaiko, Badagry expressway and on getting to the front of the National Art Theatre, I [Read]

BREAKING: NLC Suspends Planned Strike, FG Shifts Grounds, As Negotiations Continue

  ABUJA – Organised labour on Tuesday demanded documents from the Federal Government to support its claims during a negotiation on the consequential adjustments on the New National Minimum Wage. Labour suspended its planned strike as both sides agreed to continue negotiations today (Wednesday). The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, at the opening of the meeting, said the demand of the workers before the negotiation would shut down the economy. But a source at the five hours meeting, which started at 2.45pm, confided in our correspondent that the labour leaders and the government’s representatives made concessions. He added that they failed to reach a definite agreement on [Read]

PDP Mocks Buhari, says ‘Aso Rock Dirty Fights, A Disgrace To Nigeria, Laughable’

ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the feud between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, has “exposed the leadership failure of the president”.  Fatima had accused Aisha of attacking her inside the presidential villa but the wife of the president defended her action saying such happened because she was denied access to an apartment in the villa. In a statement on Tuesday, Kola Ologbodiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, described the feud as a “dirty public fight” which had turned Nigeria’s seat of power into a house of comedy. He said Buhari’s “failure to manage his family until they fought over rooms [Read]