SPORTS

PFA Charity Draws Concern_Erik Ogar

The Charity Commission's head of investigations, monitoring and enforcement Stephen Grenfell said: "The public rightly expect charities to operate to the highest standards across all they do."Serious concerns have been raised about the way the Professional Footballers' Association charity is run. We will now examine what has happened at the charity through a full statutory… Continue reading PFA Charity Draws Concern_Erik Ogar

ECONOMY

Hope Uzodinma Freezes State Account_Ada Nkong

The governor-elect of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has ordered all financial institutions where state funds are maintained not to honour any draft till further notice. This comes few hours after the Supreme Court upheld his election as duly elected governor of the state on Tuesday. In a letter addressed to the regional directors and… Continue reading Hope Uzodinma Freezes State Account_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

APC CHAIRMAN: OSHIOMHOLE ON THE WAY OUT?_Ehiabhi Femi

President Muhammadu Buhari has seemingly caved in to pressure and endorsed the removal of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in order to arrest the lingering crisis in the ruling party. Sources who is familiar with the development, said the president gave the blessing for Oshiomhole’s ouster after some… Continue reading APC CHAIRMAN: OSHIOMHOLE ON THE WAY OUT?_Ehiabhi Femi

EDUCATION · SCANDALS

OAU: Fresh “Sex-for-marks scandal errupts_Ehiabhi Femi

A fresh sex-for-marks scandal is currently rocking the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, as a 400-level student of the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Business Administration has accused a lecturer, Olabisi Olaleye, of sexually harassing her. Motunrayo Afolayan, who has since lodged a complaint at the university’s Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies,… Continue reading OAU: Fresh “Sex-for-marks scandal errupts_Ehiabhi Femi

Transportation

Railway Will Make Our Roads Last Longer-Amaechi_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi says the railway will make transportation of goods faster, as roads will last longer and be less congested.The Minister who spoke during the Good Morning Nigeria show on NTA 24 on January 14, 2020, noted that fixing the Railway system will answer to most of Nigeria's Transportation challenges. According… Continue reading Railway Will Make Our Roads Last Longer-Amaechi_Ada Nkong

Judiciary · LEGISLATURE · POLITICS

“Amotekun” not backed by any known law-AGF_Ehiabhi Femi

The Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr Umar Gwandu, in a statement signed says the state governments establishment of Amotekun is not backed by any known law in the land. The statement reads in part: “The setting up of the paramilitary organization called “Amotekun”… Continue reading “Amotekun” not backed by any known law-AGF_Ehiabhi Femi

RELIGION

3 Injured in Shiite Police clash in Abuja_Ada Ogar

Three Shi’ite members reportedly sustained injuries on Tuesday when policemen allegedly fired gunshots and tear gas canisters to disperse a protest by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria at the Berger junction in Abuja. It is not clear whether the victims were injured by bullets or other projectiles. The IMN members were on a protest against… Continue reading 3 Injured in Shiite Police clash in Abuja_Ada Ogar