The Time To Restructure Nigeria Is Now, IBB Declares

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) says he is worried over the rising tension in the country and has thrown his weight behind calls for restructuring of the country. In a statement he issued on Monday, IBB condemned the hate speeches and divisive comments from different parts of the country. He said the fact that Nigeria has not realised its potentials as a great nation was not enough reason for people to want to demolish its foundation. Recalling his experience during the civil war, IBB asked those canvassing for secession…

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How Dangote Celebrated Sallah

Africa’s richest man Dangote has taken time to cool off from the stress of life as he celebrated Sallah with his friends on his luxury yacht. The billionaire had fun time with his fellow billionaires – Femi Otedola, Sam Njoku, Niyi Adebaye, Segun Awolowo and Tunde Ayeni – on board his luxury yacht where they merried and enjoyed the best of foods.

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Eid-El-Fitri Message: Aisha Buhari Urges Nigerians To Be More Patriotic

The first lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, in her Eid-el-Fitri message  to Nigerians on Sunday, urged that the citizens continue to show a sense of patriotism so as to foster national unity. This, she added, would ensure that Nigeria attained the greatness for which it was destined. Mrs. Buhari made the call in her Eid-el-Fitri message made available to journalists in Abuja. She thanked all Nigerians for their prayers for the country and President Muhammadu Buhari. In the message which she personally signed, the President’s wife called on all…

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Manchester City Offer Arsenal Aguero-Sanchez Swap Deal

Manchester City are prepared to offer Sergio Aguero to Arsenal in a swap deal that could help them sign Alexis Sanchez this summer. Reports suggests that City manager, Pep Guardiola, has made the Chile international his top target this summer, as he seeks make a mark in English football in his second season. Guardiola has been chasing Sanchez – who scored 24 goals and provided 10 assists in the Premier League last season – since before the end of the season. Talks with Arsenal have stalled so far, with the Gunners unwilling to…

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Osinbajo Receives Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo In Aso Rock

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday evening received President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at Akinola Aguda House, his official residence. The two leaders highlighted the critical role that Nigeria and Ghana play as the “centrepiece” of ECOWAS and the West African sub-region. President Akufo-Addo thanked Acting President Osinbajo for receiving his delegation on a special day, when Nigeria was commemorating Eid El-Fitr. He said that his visit was part of an ongoing tour of the sub-region to “take stock of what’s going on, and to renew relations.” Acting President Osinbajo…

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“I Did Not Say Igbos Are Becoming Insignificant In Nigeria”

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has denied allegations that she insulted Igbos by saying she is happy they are becoming more insignificant in Nigeria’s financial system. She made the denial while reacting to an alleged tweet in her name saying, “I am happy that Igbos are gradually becoming insignificant in Nigeria financial system and before the end of 2023 Igbos will be insignificant in South east and Nigeria in general.” Dismissing the claim, the Minister said she never tweeted anything of the sort, adding that the tweet was photoshopped onto…

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“Do Not Worry About INEC; Wait For Signature Verification”

Responding to the allegations that the process of collating the signatures needed for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West was fraudulent, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has asked the embattled Senator not to worry about INEC. Senator Melaye last week alleged that governor Bello spent N1bn to sponsor the forgery of over 188,000 signatories of electorates in his constituency just to see him disgraced out of the red chamber. However Bello, who spoke on Sunday through his Chief Press Secretary, Petra Onyegbule, said facts about the constituents…

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