Just in: Neymar Jr finally signs contract extension with PSG till 2025 (Photos)

Just in: Neymar Jr finally signs contract extension with PSG till 2025 (Photos)

Paris Saint-Germain superstar, Neymar has finally committed to a new long-term deal with the French giants. The French club have confirmed that the Brazilian striker has penned a new deal which will run until summer 2025, a three-year extension. The news has put rumours of Neymar returning to Barcelona to put to bed. “I’m really pleased to continue my adventure at Paris Saint-Germain. I’m very happy in Paris, and proud to be part of this squad, to work with these players, a great coach, and to be part of the history of this club,” Neymar told the club’s official website....

Pastor T.B Joshua conveys condolence to Pastor Adeboye after son’s death

Pastor T.B Joshua conveys condolence to Pastor Adeboye after son’s death

Nigerian Pastor, TB Joshua has sent a message of condolence to Pastor Enoch Adeboye and the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG) over the sudden death of Pastor Dare Adeboye. As reported, Dare, the third son of ‘Daddy G.O’, died in his sleep on Wednesday night at his home in Eket, Akwa Ibom State. Adeboye had sometime last year during his 42nd birthday described the deceased as a miracle child. According to Joshua, the sad event would not have happened if God did not permit it, adding that He needed no human’s approval to his will. “God does not need...

Just In: Yahaya Bello appoints cleaner as senior aide

Just In: Yahaya Bello appoints cleaner as senior aide

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has announced the appointment of Peter Aliyu, a cleaner, as his Senior Special Assistant on Sanitation. Mr Bello’s spokesperson, Onogwu Mohammed, who broke the news on Saturday, said Mr Aliyu, who is speech impaired, was a former cleaner under the Geemoney Cleaning Scheme. “His appointment was announced at the state executive council alongside other new government appointees of government,” he said. “In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Folashade Arike Ayoade said the young man’s appointment came on the heel of His Excellency’s observation of the man’s consistency, diligence...

Hoodlums storms punctured pipeline site to take diesel

Hoodlums storms punctured pipeline site to take diesel

A rush of people on Friday besieged the site of a ruptured pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area, Lagos, to scoop diesel from the spillage. Also joined in the rush to scoop from the spillage are local vendors who sell petroleum products in jerricans in the area. But the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) urged residents to stay away from the area, noting that their activities might lead to an explosion that might endanger their lives and that of residents of the area. Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA territorial Coordinator, called on residents of...

Aisha Al-Hassan, former minister of Women Affairs dies

Aisha Al-Hassan, former minister of Women Affairs dies

Former Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan popularly known as Mama Taraba, is dead. It was gathered that Al-Hassan died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt on Friday afternoon, May 7. She was aged 61. LIB reported that the former senator underwent a knee replacement surgery in Dubai in April, 2019. She was a former senator, representing Taraba North senatorial district which she won under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) She later decamped to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and became the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Taraba for the 2015 general elections. Mama...

Gunmen attack police station, beheads officer in Rivers

Gunmen attack police station, beheads officer in Rivers

Unknown gunmen have attacked the Rumuji police station in Emohua local government area of Rivers State. It is learnt that they beheaded one officer during the attack. The gunmen also attacked and killed one police personnel at a checkpoint point at Ogbakiri junction in the same local government. The attackers also destroyed the checkpoint of the recently relaunched C4i police formation located at the Emohua axis of the East west road in Port Harcourt. These attacks were carried out around 10pm on Friday, when the curfew declared by the Rivers state government had taken effect. A source, who confirmed the...

Kano state government approves new minimum wage for Universities’ staff

Kano state government approves new minimum wage for Universities’ staff

The Kano State government has approved the implementation of a new minimum wage for academic and non-academic staff of Yusuf Maitama Sule University and Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, the two state universities. The state’s executive council at its weekly meeting approved the release of N49, 695, 509.26 million in this regard. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who announced the government’s decision in a statement on Thursday, however, said accumulated arrears from the time of the approval of the new salary structure to date would be determined pending improvement of the current financial situation in...

Supreme Court attests INEC’s power to deregister political parties

Supreme Court attests INEC’s power to deregister political parties

The Supreme Court has affirmed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) power to deregister political parties. The affirmation was made on Friday May 7 in a lawsuit filed by one of the 74 political parties deregistered by INEC in February 2020. Member of the Supreme court’s panel, Chima Nweze who delivered the lead judgment on the appeal filed by National Unity Party (NUP), said INEC rightly exercised its powers conferred on it by the Nigerian constitution in deregistering the party last year. Facebook Comments

Supreme court proclaims cessation of Oyo Local Government Councils as illegal

Supreme court proclaims cessation of Oyo Local Government Councils as illegal

The Supreme court on Friday May 7, declared the dissolution of local government councils in Oyo state as illegal. The apex court also condemned their replacement with caretaker committees. It said the replacement of the council chairman with caretaker committees is unlawful. Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state was widely criticized after he sacked all the local government chairpersons in the state and appointed caretaker chairmen in May 2019. Facebook Comments

Bode George declares If Tinubu becomes president, he’ll cease to be Nigerian

Bode George declares If Tinubu becomes president, he’ll cease to be Nigerian

Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George has vowed to cease being a Nigerian should national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu become President. George said this on Friday May 7, while featuring on a Channels Television programme. He also called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate Tinubu’s tenure as Lagos state governor and his alleged involvement with Alpha Beta Consulting, a tax firm. The PDP Chieftain said; I’ve talked about it and I’m still saying publicly that the EFCC should go urgently and investigate Alpha Beta Company owned by him. Let...