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Mohamed Salah is 2017 African Player of the Year

*Asisat Oshoala is African Woman player of the Year Africa’s football governing body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool as the 2017 African Player of the year. Mohamed Salah beat his club-mate, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Liverpool, and Gabon’s Pierre Emerick …

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2018: It is economic restructuring Nigeria needs – Musa

Alhaji Balarabe Musa National Chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP)

*Saboteurs behind petroleum products scarcity Former Governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarab Musa, has called for economic restructuring to ensure delivery of positive and impactful governance in the country. Musa made the call in in his Kaduna home while reacting to President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year broadcast. The President …

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Petroleum products: Marketers agree to N145

Petrol filling station...FG to tinker with template says Ibe Kachikwu

*Begs FG for incentives Petroleum marketers on Wednesday agreed with the Federal Government to allow the pump price of petrol to remain at N145 per litre, changing their previous stance on the pricing of the commodity. On Tuesday, the Chairman, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), Dapo Abiodun, had …

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Imperatives of the LG election in Delta

Voters queue to cast their votes in Delta state

*Expected entries from stakeholders From Jerome-Mario Utomi With the Saturday 6th January 2018 Delta state Local Council polls now around the corner, all eyes are on the state. This feeling is understandable as the ‘’ground of battle’ and the battlers have swiftly become unpredictable, full of intrigues and uncertainty. But what is …

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YSFON will have new direction – Gawuna

Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON),

*Revive National Sports festival President of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, has advised youths in the country to shun all form of vices and channel their strength in developing themselves through sports. Gawuna, who is also the commissioner in charge of Agriculture in Kano State, …

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Akpom crashes £60,000 Range Rover while drunk

Chuba Akpom and the Range Rover

*Fined £9,350 Arsenal starlet Chuba Akpom has been banned from driving after crashing his £60,000 Range Rover while drunk on a concoction of ‘vodka and cranberry juice’, Daily Mail reports. At around 4.50am on the morning of 17th December, the 22-year-old smashed a fence and furniture after losing control of …

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Elombah: Court frees Publisher, keep Editor in detention

Ibrahim Idris Inspector General of Police...apologises for comments on the Benue killings

*Over defamatory report linked to IGP’s wife Police have released Daniel Elombah, a London-based Nigerian journalist, who was arrested by their operatives on Monday. Mr. Elombah’s brother, Timothy, who is the Editor of the online medium, who was also arrested, would be kept in custody for another seven days based …

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N50 stamp duty bill through with Reps

Nigerian House of Reps pass Stamp Duty Bill

*Children education accounts excluded By Sandra Onyekwere House of Representatives has approved the deduction of N50 Stamp Duty fee from deposits into accounts with Deposit Money Banks across the country using electronic platforms. This was effected in the new Stamp Duty Bill, which was passed to amend and repeal the 2004 …

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Nigeria to get 10 modular refineries – Osinbajo

Refineries...Nigeria get's 10 modular genre

*To reposition nation’s petroleum industry Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has confirmed that 10 modular refineries are at advanced stages of development in the Niger Delta. According to his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, the 10 modular refineries were located in five out of the nine states …

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