Sport

CHAN 2020: Amapakabo Upbeat Home Eagles Can Overturn 4-1 Deficit, Beat Togo In Lagos

Home-based Super Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo is confident as they intensify preparations for Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying second leg match with the Sparrow Hawks of Togo in Lagos, Completesports.com reports The Amapakabo’s charges have been training at the FIFA Goal Project, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja since returning from their campaign at […]

Sport

Ojo Set For Permanent Rangers Switch From Liverpool

Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers are interested in signing Nigerian-born forward Sheyi Ojo from Liverpool on a permanent deal, Completesports.com reports. Ojo, 22, has been a mainstay of Steven Gerrard’s starting XI since joining from Anfield in the summer on a season-long loan. Rangers sources have told Football Insider that the club’s hierarchy have talked internally […]

Sport

Heartland Confirm Indefinite Suspension Of GM Amid Intrigues, Power Play

The hierarchy of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland have confirmed an indefinite suspension slammed on the General Manager of the club, Chief Chukwudi Ifeanyi (pictured above), Completesports.com reports. This development comes barely two weeks before the commencement of the delayed 2019/2020 NPFL season. The new season has been billed to start on November 3. […]

Politics

President Buhari approves 6 aides for First Lady

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new aides for the First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari.  In a statement by the Director of Information, Office of First Lady, State House, Abuja the wife of former Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr. Mairo Almakura  has been appointed Special Assistant […]

Politics

Presidency says NSIO not engaged in extra-budgetary expenses

Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment, says the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), will continue to be guided by the provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act, in its expenditures. Uwais spoke on Wednesday when she led the management team of the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP), to brief the […]

Politics

Ohanaeze Ndigbo tackles Junaid Muhammed over statement against Nwodo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has warned a second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed to desist from further vituperation against Igbo, noting that he should be more concerned about the level of insecurity in the north-east. Continue reading Ohanaeze Ndigbo tackles Junaid Muhammed over statement against Nwodo at Vanguard News. Powered by WPeMatico

Politics

Corruption will reduce if proper auditing systems are in place ― Senate

Chairman Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Sen. Matthew Uroghide has said that corruption in the country would reduce when proper auditing systems were in place. He said this at the budget defence by the Office of the Auditor-General in Abuja on Wednesday. Urhogide said that corruption had continued unabated in government business because the office […]

Politics

Buhari approves additional cost saving measures for MDAs

In a bid to curb leakages and ensure efficiency in the management of resources of government, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved additional cost-saving measures for immediate implementation. Mr Willie Bassey, Director Information, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, in a statement on Wednesday , said that Buhari’s decision was aimed at […]

Business

Long road to ending grid collapse

There appears to be no solution in sight to the problem of national grid collapse and its attendant effects on the power sector. The inability of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to procure the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) technology has been identified as the major setback to solving the problem. With SCADA, […]

Business

‘Digitalisation, others ‘ll address downstream issues’

Industry players have proffered solutions to the challenges facing the downstream operation of the petroleum sector. The experts noted that digitilisation of the industry, among others, will address the problems, writes AFOLABI IDOWU. With new refineries coming on stream and old ones billed for overhaul, experts have stressed the need for government and private players […]