• We Deserve To Know How Many We Are

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    The National Population Commission (NPC) has foreclosed the possibility of conducting a population and housing census in 2018, citing paucity of funds. The commission, according to its director-general, Dr. Ghaji Bello, requires N272 billion to carry out the four-year census plan, covering pre-census activities, that is the preparation, the actual census and the post-census enumeration…

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  • As INEC Begins Continuous Voter Registration

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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will tomorrow begin a nationwide voter registration exercise. This is coming almost two years before the next general election. According to INEC, the exercise is intended to enable citizens who have turned 18 years of age since the last registration, as well as those who did not register during…

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  • Dalung Dissolves Nigeria House Project Committee

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    The Nigeria House Project Committee for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games has been officially dissolved. Having completed its assignment in Rio during the Olympic Games, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung thanked the committee headed by Muhammed Abdullahi for their service to the country and wished the members well in their future…

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  • Nigeria Visit Bahamas For Youth Commonwealth Games

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    Officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Nigeria Olympic Committee have arrived in Nassau, Bahamas to inspect facilities to be used by Team Nigeria at the 6th edition of the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games. The games slated for July 19-23, 2017 will feature 1000 athletes taking part in 9 sports including aquatics,…

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  • Sanchez Fires Arsenal To 20th FA Cup Final

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    Alexis Sanchez scored an extra-time goal as Arsenal beat Manchester City 2-1 at Wembley to reach their 20th FA Cup final on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this victory means it will be Arsenal’s third FA Cup final appearance in four seasons. City, who lost David Silva to a first-half injury,…

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  • Ibrahimovic, Rojo Ruled Out For Season

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    Manchester United will be without key men Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the rest of the season after confirming they have suffered ‘significant knee ligament damage’. The news is a huge blow to United’s hopes of winning the Europa League and finishing in the top four of the Premier League. Swedish star Ibrahimovic scored…

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  • Iwobi Shouldn’t Consider Loan Move – Okocha

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    Legendary Nigerian midfielder Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha has urged his nephew Alex Iwobi not to leave Arsenal on loan next season. The 20-year-old midfielder Iwobi has not been getting regular game time at the English Premier (EPL) club in recent times. However, former Bolton Wanderers star Okocha feels that Iwobi needs to stay at Arsenal because…

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  • Tinubu Is Father Of Modern Lagos – Deputy Speaker

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    Rt. Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun is Deputy Speaker of Lagos State Assembly. He is from Eshilokun Royal family of Lagos and reputable prince of the land. In this interview, he spoke on the areas Lagos State needs to take proactive step to maintain its widely acclaimed place of excellence. You have been privileged to have served…

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