Kano Pillars football club gets three-match ultimatum to improve.

Kano Pillars football club gets three-match ultimatum to improve.

Kano Pillars management has handed down a three-match ultimatum to the Coach Ibrahim Musa-led technical crew to improve or face sanction. In a statement signed by the team’s media officer, Idris Malikawa, the team took the decision after reviewing the club’s performance in the last few weeks READ ALSO: Nigeria revives semi-final qualification hopes with 3-1 win over Zambia in ongoing Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. Kano Pillars played a goalless draw with Rivers United FC at home and lost 0-1 to Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday and have one point from...

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

. President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress- APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his election victory. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. READ ALSO:President Muhammadu Buhari to sign Executive order banning open defecation. The President also commended APC supporters in particular and Nigerians in general in Bayelsa who exercised their civic rights in a peaceful manner, despite the pockets of unrest recorded in some parts of the state. He, however, condemned the loss of lives in the state, particularly prior to the...

President Muhammadu Buhari to sign Executive order banning open defecation.

President Muhammadu Buhari to sign Executive order banning open defecation.

Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said A law to end open defecation is on the way. He said that there is going to be an Executive Order signed by President Muhammadu Buhari to back the law. Adamu explained that the law would not coarse Nigerians but promote behavioural change in hygiene promotion aimed at curbing the menace of open defecation. READ ALSO:South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists. Adamu, during a press briefing on Friday in Abuja, said that Nigeria presently ranked number one on countries practicing open defecation, as over 47 million citizens indulge...

Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has upheld the victory of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State. READ ALSO:Residents of Uyo decries FG’s plan to regulate use of social media in Nigeria. The Appeal was filed against the judgment of the lower tribunal delivered on September 5 in Uyo which dismissed the All progressives Congress candidate, Nsima Ekere’s petition for wanting in merit. Delivering judgment in the Court of Appeal, the five-man panel gave its judgment on all the issues set out by parties in the appeal. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @PLANET_101FM

South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists.

South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists.

South Africa will start the pilot process for an online e-visa system later this month in a fresh bid to attract more tourists. According to the Department of Home Affairs, this new electronic self-service solution system will speedily facilitate the movement of low-risk travelers. READ ALSO:Golden Eaglets of Nigeria to tackle Sao Paulo FC in friendly game today. It said the pilot will be conducted with Kenya first at the OR Tambo and Lanseria airports in Johannesburg. Aqccording to it, at the end of November, the project will be evaluated to determine what other countries the e-visa system will be...

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly call for investigation into alleged murder of Godwin Thomas by a Police Officer.

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly call for investigation into alleged murder of Godwin Thomas by a Police Officer.

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called for investigation into the murder of one Godwin Thomas  who was reportedly shot dead on Thursday, November 7 during a marriage ceremony at Ndiya Ikot Ukab in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area allegedly by a Police Officer who is yet to be identified. At a Plenary, the member representing Etinan State Constituency, Aniefiok Dennis, while notifying the House of the sad incident described the deceased as a struggling young man, with a wife, three-year-old daughter, mother and father to cater for and urged the House to help uncover his assailant. `...

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged arbitrary disengagement of youths engaged by the Federal Government through the N-Power scheme under the National Social Intervention Programme. The move followed the unanimous adoption of the motion moved by a member, Taiwo Oluga, titled ‘Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in the N-Power programme of the Federal Government.’ READ ALSO:BNaija’s Mike Bags N1M reward Prize From Lipton Ice-Tea The House, while adopting the motion on the disengagement of defaulters of the N-Power scheme, resolved that the House Committees on Sustainable Development Goals and Youth Development should...

ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in           Nigeria.

ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in Nigeria.

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission-ICPC Professor Bolaji Owasanoye has expressed dismay that the N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve the Federal Government’s objective. Owasanoye made the remark in Abuja during a special town hall meeting on the fight against corruption organized by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with the National Orientation Agency. READ ALSO: INEC implores stakeholders to show greater interest in Kogi election Furthermore, Owasanoye regretted that the federal government’s lofty initiative had not made any significant impact in the lives of communities in the...