Daily Archives: June 13, 2018

U.S, Canada, Mexico beat Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a US-led bid over a ...

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Spain sacks coach on World Cup eve

Spain sacked coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the team’s opening game against Portugal at the World Cup, Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales ...

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June 12: Stop confusing Nigerians with loyalty to Abacha – Soyinka advises Buhari

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to stop admiring and displaying loyalty to an unnamed individual whom he referred to late MKO Abiola’s “Tormentor-in-Chief.” ...

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Pres. Buhari apologises to Nigerians for June 12 annulment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja tendered unreserved apology on behalf of the Federal Government to Nigerians, and the family of MKO Abiola, over the annulment of June 12, 1993 election, presumably won by late Abiola ...

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June 12: Buhari approves national honours for more Nigerians

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved of some other Nigerians to be conferred with national honours for their contributions to democracy ...

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Ex-Plateau governor, Dariye, bags 14 years’ sentence for N1.16bn fraud

A Federal High Court judge handed over a 14 year sentence to former Plateau governor Joshua Dariye on Tuesday and chastised him for being irresponsible and betraying the public trust ...

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National carrier take-off possible by December – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says the December 24, for the proposed take-off of national carrier is feasible, its Director General, Capt. Usman Mukhar, ...

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NNPC/Shell Cup announces scholarship for Most Valuable Player

…as two MVPs return from training tour in The Netherlands One of the most outstanding players in the 2017 edition of the annual NNPC/Shell Cup, ...

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Sahara Power Group MD, Kola Adesina, advocates for policies re-appraisal, charts path for energy sector growth

To further stimulate growth in the Nigerian energy sector and create enabling environment that drives development across the sub-sector, Managing Director, Sahara Power Group, Mr. ...

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13 % derivation insufficient to develop Niger Delta – Gov Dickson

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson says the 13 per cent derivation given to the Niger Delta is insufficient to develop the region. The governor said this ...

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