Nigeria’s economy will probably contract this year as energy shortages and the delayed budget weigh on output, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Jose Mourinho has questioned whether new signing Eric Bailly is ready for the Manchester United first team despite having made the Ivory Coast international his first signing since moving to Old Trafford. The 22-year-old joined from Villarreal on a four-year deal at the start of June after impressing during his first two seasons in La Liga.


As it did in 1984 and again in 1998, France reached the final of a home football tournament after stunning world champion Germany 2-0 in Marseille Thursday.

Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), the former national security adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared his readiness for trial over the alleged $15 billion arms deals facilitated by his office, The Nation has reported.

There is panic in Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos State, as residents of Adamo, Mojoda, Arora and Ipoyewa are being terrorised by rival cult groups.

By Rita Michael




Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has assured that the state government would soon write to remind President Muhammadu Buhari about the Federal Government’s earlier pledge to relocate the Bauchi Central Prison to an outskirt, far from the heart of the township.


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Arsene Wenger Loves Alex - Chuka Iwobi



The striker's father was full of praise for the Frenchman for the huge encouragement given to his son and other teenage stars in the team.

Elneny Passes Medical To Become Arsenal’s First January Signing

Arsenal are all set to complete one of the first signings of the January transfer window, as midfielder Mohamed Elneny, has reportedly passed a medical with the Gunners.

Buhari Labels PRO-Biafra Kanu's Acts ‘Treasonable’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the government has no immediate plans to release Nnamdi Kanu from detention, despite a court granting the pro-Biafran campaigner unconditional bail in December.

Sylva, Bayelsa Ex-governor, Sues For Peace

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State and former governor of the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, has told Bayelsa people and Nigerians, generally, to see the New Year as an opportunity to make a new start in their individual and collective quests for development.

Rivers PDP Will Win Re-run Elections, Say Wike’s Aides

By Daniel Abia, Port Harcourt

The Rivers State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence that the re-run House of Assembly election to be scheduled soon by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would be a walk-over for the party.

Gaidam Presents Yobe Budget



By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has presented 2016 Budget estimate of N88, 932,740,000 to the State House of Assembly.

Abia Governor Proceeds To Supreme Court To Reclaim Mandate


By Valentine Amanze, Lagos


Abia State Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, is set for Supreme Court in his quest to reverse the Court of Appeal verdict, which on December 31, 2015, nullified his victory in the last governorship election.

Bauchi 2018 First Baby Receives Gifts From Governor’s Wife



By Rita Michael, Bauchi

No fewer than 50 women and a mother of the first baby girl born in Bauchi revived New Year gift from the Bauchi State First Lady, Hajia Hadiza Abubakar.

Bauchi First Lady Tasks Media On Public Enlightment


By Rita Michael, 



The wife of the Bauchi State Governor,Hajia  Hadiza Mohammed Abubakar, has enjoined journalists to always educate, guide and give information to the people for them to take right and informed decisions.

Bauchi Governor To Probe Past Govt, Sets Up Committee


By Rita Michael, Bauchi



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