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Christian Association of Nigeria vows to resist plan to get all churches registered before they can conduct weddings

FAITH umbrella group the Christian Association of Nigeria (Can) has vowed to oppose federal government recommendations that places of worship must obtain licences from the Federal Ministry of Interior before conducting weddings under the Marriage Act.

 

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Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tells election tribunal that Atiku is a Cameroonian through and through

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari created a stir at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal yesterday when he declared that former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not a Nigerian.

 

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Super Falcons skipper Oparanozie wants women's teams paid the same amount as the Super Eagles

SUPER Falcons skipper Desire Oparanozie has called on the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to pay the women's national team the same amount in bonuses that the men's team are getting in the interest of fairness and equity.

 

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Bayelsa monarch asks police boss for protection as Governor Dickson wants to eliminate him

BAYELSA State monarch King Amalate Turner of Opume Kingdom has written to the inspector-general of police and Department of State Services (DSS) demanding protection as Governor Seriake Dickson is after his life.

 

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Our new foreign minister must come up with an African Development Doctrine

Our new foreign minister must come up with an African Development Doctrine 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Now that all President Buhari’s ministerial nominees have been cleared by the senate, can he please assign them portfolios today. I gather that Geoffrey Onyeama is returning as foreign minister. Can he please put together an African development plan 

(2) We need an African Development Doctrine that compels all nations to produce an least half of what they consume 

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Innovators Bayo Dada and Kelechi Anyikude launch app that allows fans to communicate with their heroes

NIGERIAN digital innovators Bayo Dada and Kelechi Anyikude have launched a new video request platform known as Fanbies that enables entertainment fans to get closer to their heroes via the Internet.

 

Unveiled at the Power Connections Hall in Leeds, the new application can be accessed though Google Play and App Store for free. Its launch earlier this month, attracted stakeholders in the digital technology, arts and entertainment industries and community leaders.

 

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PDP wants names of ministerial nominees also sent to EFCC for clearance before they assume office

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the senate to forward the names of the recently approved ministerial nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for clearance before they took office.

 

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Fashola and Ambode may be asked to testify over N7bn Gbagada cardio-renal centre

FORMER governors Babatunde Fashola and Akinwunmi Ambode are facing the prospect of being called to testify before a probe panel instituted by the Lagos State House of Assembly over a sum of N7bn ($19.25m) spent at the Gbagada General Hospital.

 

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Senate tells Obaseki to re-inaugurate Edo State House of Assembly or it will take over its functions

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has been ordered to withdraw his inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly or risk its functions being taken over by the National Assembly in Abuja.

 

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UK Home Office deny Onyekuru work permit scuttling his hopes of featuring for Everton this season

SUPER Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru will not be playing in the English Premier League over the forthcoming season after the British Home Office rejected an application filed by his clubside Everton to grant the player a work permit.

 

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