Women's affairs minister Aisha Alhassan said Buhari promised to only serve for a term in 2015

WOMEN'S affairs minister Senator Aisha Alhassan has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not run for office in 2019 as he told party members before the 2015 elections that he would only seek one term in office.

 

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EFCC chairman says he estimates that only about 15% of Diezani loot has been traced so far

ACTING Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Ibrahim Magu has declared that he believes they have only located about 15% of the funds appropriated by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke.

 

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Academic Staff Union of Universities and government reach deal to end lecturers' strike

GOVERNMENT negotiators and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (Asuu) have reached a fresh agreement that will see striking lecturers going back to the classroom within the shortest possible time.

 

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Cuba to help Nigeria with research into medicine, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals

CUBA has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian government on research in medicine and biotechnology as part of a plan to improve the country's healthcare delivery programme through the sharing of expertise.

 

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Ekiti State PDP adopts Fayose's deputy Kolapo Olusola as its 2018 governorship candidate

EKITI State deputy governor Professor Kolapo Olusola has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming 2018 gubernatorial elections.

 

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Elder Ekefre tells Biafran agitators to leave Akwa Ibom alone as they treated Phillip Effiong with disdain

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leader in Akwa Ibom State Elder Enefiok Ekefre  has urged those campaigning for the south-south to be included in Biafra to desist from doing so as the defunct republic's former number General Philip Effiong was treated with disdain.

 

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Zambian head coach expresses confidence in his team's ability to beat Eagles in Uyo next month

ZAMBIA'S head coach Wedson Nyirenda has expressed confidence that his Copper Bullets team popularly known as Chipololopo can beat the Super Eagles when they meet in Uyo on October 7 and qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

 

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Women's affairs minister Aisha Alhassan throws her weight behind Atiku for 2019 elections

WOMEN affairs minister Senator Aisha Alhassan has caused consternation within Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by declaring that she will back former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar against President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

 

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EFCC to resume probe of Saraki's business associate Kennedy Izuagbe after winning court case

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials plan to resume their investigations against senate president Dr Bukola Saraki by prosecuting one of his close associates Lagos businessman Dr Kennedy Izuagbe.

 

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NFF pays Eagles full match winning bonus for 1-1 draw against Cameroon in Yaounde

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials have opted to pay players and officials of the Super Eagles the full match bonus for Monday’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon despite the fact that the team drew 1-1 in Yaounde.

 

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