Utomi and Rewane pull out of Itsekiri Economic Summit after being threatened by its opponents

YESTERDAY'S Itsekiri Economic Summit in Delta State had to proceed without two of its main speakers Bismarck Rewane and Professor Pat Utomi as they had to withdraw from the event after being threatened by those opposed to the event.

 

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Governor Rochas Okorocha bans the use of Keke tricycles across Imo State capital Owerri

GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha has banned the use of tricycles popularly known as Keke throughout the Imo State capital Owerri as part of a drive to uplift the status of the metropolis and make it a modern city.

 

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Governor Emmanuel promises Eagles $10,000 per goal against Cameroon in today's World Cup qualifier

AKWA Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel has offered to pay the Super Eagles $10,000 per goal when they take on Cameroon's Indomitable Lions later today in Uyo in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

 

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Pope Francis offers Catholic Church's support for Buhari's war against corruption

POPE Francis has given his backing to President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption campaign after his representative in Nigeria the Apostolic Nuncio recently voiced his support for the crusade.

 

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Governor Fayose opposes secession saying it is too late in the day for Nigeria to be dismembered

EKITI State governor Ayo Fayose has dismissed calls for the dismemberment of Nigeria pointing out that it too late for the country to disintegrate as a binding commonality has been forged over the last 57 years.

 

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Diezani reported to have moved into London flat as UK authorities seize more of her property

FORMER petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke has had to move out of her luxurious west London apartment and into a smaller flat as the noose around her tightens and governments keep confiscating her property.

 

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Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria apologises for recent power cut at Lagos airport

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (Faan) officials have apologised for the loss of power at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos last night that disrupted activities and brought operations to a halt.

 

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Japan becomes latest to qualify for World Cup as Eagles gear up for Cameroon this weekend

JAPAN has become the latest country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after beating Australia 2-0 at home at the Saitama Stadium thanks to two goals close to the end of either half.

 

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Prince Adewale Ajayi becomes Nigeria's newest monarch after being named the Akarigbo or Remo

KINGMAKERS in the ancient Remo kingdom have appointed lawyer Prince Adewale Ajayi as the new Akarigbo of Remoland after a lengthy selection process that involved screening 19 candidates for the vacant stool.

 

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Ethiopian Airlines puts in an ambitious bid for Arik Air in quest to built massive African carrier

ETHIOPIAN Airlines has put in an audacious bid to purchase Nigeria's largest carrier Arik Air as part of an ambitious plan to build Africa's largest airline that would serve all parts of the continent and link it with the rest of the world.

 

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