“It’s not an easy step” – van Dijk tells Tierney

Arsenal transfer target, Kieran Tierney will have to raise his game if he seals his long-awaited move to the Emirates. That is the verdict of the Celtic star’s former Parkhead team-mate Virgil van Dijk, who first move to England with Southampton in 2015 and now plays for Liverpool. “It is not an easy step to […]

Arsenal plot double Juventus deal

Arsenal are ready to offer Juventus the chance to offload Sami Khedira as part of an agreement for Daniele Rugani. Khedira is on the edge at the Allianz Stadium following an influx of new signings, including former Arsenal midfield, Aaron Ramsey. Khedira was in the stands as Arsenal lost 2-1 to Lyon in the Emirates […]

Why NNPC fail to pay $1.8bn OML renewal fee

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said it will not pay the 60% ($1.8bn) for lease renewal fees. Reason behind the decision was because the corporation was representing the Federal Government in the venture. The NNPC said this when responding to the alleged underpayment of lease renewal fees on the Oil Mining Leases 67, 68, […]

Chevron, partners pump N2.7billion in health sector

Chevron Company, Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited and it’s partners has contributed over N2.7billion to the country’s health infrastructure. Amongst the partners are Agbami field, including Famfa Oil Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Equinor and Petroleo Brasileiro Nigeria Ltd. Chevron Nig. Ltd. Medical Director, Dr. Paul Areyenka said at a conference in Abuja that the […]

Gov Sanwo-Olu charges security operatives; make Lagos safe for law-abiding residents

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday charged policemen and security operatives under the State-controlled security outfits not to allow criminals have breathing space in Lagos State. Sanwo-Olu said the security of lives and property remained the topmost priority of his administration, tasking the security operatives in all formations not to spare any effort in keeping the […]

Word of the Day: EVINCE

The word for today is: EVINCE MEANING: To constitute outward evidence. To reveal or display. EXAMPLE: They have never evinced any readiness or ability to negotiate. The teenager caught shoplifting seemed to evince no remorse. SYNONYMS: Convince, reveal, show, express. Make clear, make plain, make obvious, make manifest. Indicate, display, exhibit, demonstrate. Attest to, testify […]

Senate releases 69 standing committees chairmen

The Nigerian Senate has released the list of 69 standing committees’ chairmen and their deputies. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, announced this at the plenary today, Tuesday, July 30. List of Committee Chairmen 1. Agriculture – Abdullahi Adamu, Bima Enagi. 2. Airforce – Bala Ibn Na’Allah, Michael Nnachi. 3. Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes – Suleiman Kwari, […]

Ministerial Screening: Today’s Senate is “a crass display of comic relief” – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has described the Nigerian Senate as nothing but a joke. The former minister shared this after watching the Ministerial Screening of the 9th Assembly. Fani-Kayode compared the screening in 2006 to the present-day 2019 screening led by SP Ahmad Lawan, is more of a show and nothing near screening. […]

Senate to visit Borno over recent Boko Haram attack

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will visit Badu village in Borno State where Boko Haram insurgents killed more than 60 residents. Lawan disclosed today, Tuesday, July 30, at the plenary that the Senate will pay a visit to the village. This statement was followed after the motion by Sen. Abubakar Kyari over […]