I am ready to Resign – Governor Announces

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday said that he is ready to sacrifice his position for a state of emergency to be imposed on his state. The governor was reacting to the worsening insecurity situation in the state. Speaking to State House Correspondents after

INEC Reacts to Amina Zakari Appointment Criticism

Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, Friday has reacted to the controversial appointment of Amina Zakari as head of its collation centre for the 2019 presidential election. “The committee is primarily in charge of welfare. She was also very involved in negotiating with the

Siege at Dino Melaye’s Residence Enters Eighth Day

The siege on the residence of the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, by the police, has entered its eight day. PREMIUM TIMES had earlier reported how the police laid siege to the senator’s Abuja residence last week Friday, ending a turbulent year

Rivers APC Crisis ‘ll BoostVictory Chances – Abe

Senator Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South Senatorial District at the National Assembly has said that the current crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers will boost the party’s victory chances. Abe disclosed this on Friday in a statement signed by his spokesman, Mr

Maradona Hospitalised After Stomach Bleeding

Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital on Friday after being diagnosed internal stomach bleeding, although the issue is reportedly minor and not a threat to the former Argentina star’s health. The former World Cup winner had returned to Buenos Ares for a routine check-up at

Burna Boy Regards Nigerians As ‘Unprogressive Fools’

Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Burna Boy has regarded Nigerian as fools, Following his reaction over the request to organizers of Coachella. The “Ye” crooner had on Thursday expressed displeasure in the font used in writing his name on the festival’s bill, hence, requested for a change.

ANGRY Messi Blast Ronaldo Over Challenge To Play In Italy

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has finally responded to Cristiano Ronaldo challenging him to sign for an Italian team. Ronaldo left Real Madrid after nine years in the summer, to sign for Juventus, which all but ended his long-term rivalry with the Argentine. Since leaving La

Paul Pogba Is Happy At Man United Now’- Manager Solskjaer

Paul Pogba “is happy now” after returning to goalscoring form for Manchester United, says interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The midfielder – who had a fractured relationship with previous boss Jose Mourinho – scored twice in Wednesday’s 3-1 home win over Huddersfield. That followed two

Football Fan Dies After Clashes Outside Stadium

An Italian football supporter has died of his injuries after being knocked down by a van amid violence ahead of a match in Milan against Napoli. The 35 year-old man, who was with a group of Inter Milan fans, was taken to hospital in the

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