Liverpool edge out Tottenham Hotspur to strengthen top spot in English premier league.

Liverpool edge out Tottenham Hotspur to strengthen top spot in English premier league.

Liverpool regained their six-point lead at the top of the Premier League as they came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in a pulsating affair at Anfield on Super Sunday. The result means Liverpool remain unbeaten, while Tottenham are down in 11th after just one win in five, and without a league away win since January. READ<<<<<Paris reveals golden Marianne logo for 2024 Olympics.https://planet101fm.ng/paris-reveals-golden-marianne-logo-for-2024-olympics/ At the Carrow Road, Manchester United edged out Norwich City 3-1, their first Premier League away win in eight months. In the night’s other game, Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw in a pulsating encounter...

Abak Chairman, set to curb flood Menace in Abak LGA

Abak Chairman, set to curb flood Menace in Abak LGA

In a bid to provide remedial measure to curb flood Menace in Abak Local Government Area, the Chairman, Barrister Imoh William during the weekend led the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Moses Ekpo on a visit to flood affected areas in the area to ascertain the level of effect the flood has created and take statistics so as to generate a detailed report for adequate remedial measures to be taken. The state Deputy Governor expressed displeasure over the incident and promised the affected indigenes that  the Government of  Governor Udom Emmanuel  will do everything possible to ensure that those...

President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today Monday 28th October 2019, for Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative organized by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund. READ >>> National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court. According to a release posted on the media handle of a presidential aide, Buhari Sallau, the theme of the programme is , ‘‘What’s Next for Global Business ?’’ The statement revealed that the event, which holds from Tuesday, October 29 to Thursday, October 31 and will focus on three key pillars: Sustainable...

National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court.

The National Judicial Council-NJC has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court. They are Justices Adamu Jauro of North-East Zone, Emmanuel Agim of South-South, C. Oseji of South-South and Helen Ogunwumiju of South-West Zone. The council at its meetings also recommended the appointment of four new heads of court, 13 judicial officers for Federal and State High courts and one Kadi for the Sharia Court of Appeal. Meanwhile the NJC also placed eight judges under investigations for various allegations of official misconduct.

Nigeria moves up 15 places, ranks 131 on Ease of Doing Business Index.

Nigeria has moved up 15 places on World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, ranking 131 globally. The global institution made this known in its report released in the early hours of today. A comparison of business regulation in 190 countries across the world formed the basis of the ranking. Earlier, the World Bank had named Nigeria as one of the top 20 Ease of Doing Business reformers across the world — the report says Nigeria is part of the top 10 reformers globally. Apart from Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Togo, Bahrain, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, China and India were also...

Nigeria drops by one spot, now world 35th in latest FIFA Ranking.

Super Eagles have dropped by one spot in the FIFA World ranking for the month of October to now place as world 35th. In the ranking table from the world football governing body, FIFA  Nigeria garnered 1,481 points as against 1482 recorded in September. However, in spite of the drop, Nigeria still occupy the third spot in Africa behind Senegal and Tunisia who are placed 20th and 29th with 1,546 and 1,495 points, respectively. IN BOXING; Anthony Joshua is sparring with Albon Pervizaj ahead of his eagerly-anticipated rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr. Joshua is eager to be in the best...

Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom State Sector command confirms death of two commuters at Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo.

Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom State Sector command confirms death of two commuters at Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo.

Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC in the state has confirmed that two persons lost their lives in a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday on Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo, the state capital. The Sector Commander, FRSC, Sunday Oghenekaro, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Uyo said that the accident, which involved three vehicles, would have been averted if the tricycle driver had adhered to traffic rules and regulations. The sector commander said that the deceased were one male and one female adult on the tricycle. He explained that the truck with registration number, BNY 137 XA,...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo harps on need for national unity.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (photo credit…the whistler.ng) Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president made the call during a visit of a delegation from US-based Bridgeway Community Church to the Presidential Villa. The delegation, led by its founder and senior pastor, Dr David Anderson, visited Osinbajo alongside a delegation from the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission led by its Executive Secretary, Dr Sule Bassi. The vice president noted that Nigeria was a country...

Abak Local Government Chairman Imoh Williams visits flood affected area, assures residents of quick intervention.

Abak Local Government Chairman Imoh Williams visits flood affected area, assures residents of quick intervention.

The chairman, Abak Local Government Area, Barrister Imoh Williams has visited flood affected areas in Abak Local Government Area with an assurance of swift response by the Government to curb the menace. Represented by the Supervisor for Works, Etopima Ekpo, the Chairman on reaching the scene, decried the Ugly Situation that has befallen his people and promised residents of his resolve to channel the report to appropriate Quarters for prompt and adequate measures to be taken. While noting that the welfare of his people overtime remains his priority, the Chairman also advise resident of the area to refrain from incessant...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan pledges National Assembly’s support to EFCC in fight against corruption.

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has called for the inclusion of anti-corruption course in schools’ curricula to reduce the menace of corruption in the country. Senate President Ahmed Lawan Special Adviser -Media to the Senate President, Ola Awoniyi, quoted Lawan in a statement as making the call while declaring open the third Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, National Capacity Building Workshop for Justices and Judges. According to him, the 9th Senate and indeed the National Assembly will support the anti-corruption agencies to the best of its ability, to enable them eradicate the problem. The senate president noted that corruption had...

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets land in Gioania, set For FIFA U-17 World Cup Action in Brazil.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have arrived the city of Gioania venue of their Group B games at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil. Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets (photo credit.pulse.ng) Manu Garba’s boys have set up camp in Sao Paolo for the past two weeks for the final phase of their preparation ahead of the competition. The Golden Eaglets played three friendly matches in Sao Paolo. They lost 2-1 and 1-0 to Sao Paulo U-17 side and Japan respectively. The West Africans defeated South Korea 4-2 in the other game. The Golden Eaglets, five-time winners of the competition, will face Hungary in...

UK Members of Parliament reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to approve Brexit deal.

UK Members of Parliament reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to approve Brexit deal.

British Members of Parliament have rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to approve his Brexit deal by October 31, minutes after giving preliminary approval to the agreement. MPs voted by a majority of 14 to reject his timetable to push through the legislation this week, making it almost inevitable that Brexit will be delayed beyond next week’s deadline. READ ALSO:US urges its citizens to avoid travelling to Venezuela ELSEWHERE – Turkey and Russia have agreed what they called a “historic” deal over military action against Kurds in northern Syria after a marathon diplomatic meeting. The two powers had both stationed...

INEC to use Bayelsa Governorship poll as test case for 2023 elections.

Ahead of the Bayelsa state governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC is promising to deliver a successful election that will be an improvement on the 2019 general elections. Speaking in Abuja at a roundtable on INEC’s preparedness for the election, the director general of the electoral institute Sa’ad Idris, assured Nigerians that the commission will do things differently in the conduct of the Kogi and Bayelsa elections. The chairman of the board of the electoral institute, Adedeji Soyebi, and the supervising national commissioner for Bayelsa state admitted there have been mistakes in the past, but would be...

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika harps on maintenance of proper hygiene and sanitary conditions in the country’s airports.

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika The minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika is insisting on the maintenance of proper hygiene and sanitary conditions in the country’s airports. He was speaking during the ministry’s budget defense before the House of Representatives committee on Aviation. He responded to two questions on the Enugu airport and hygiene and sanitary conditions of the nation’s airports. Members of the committee unanimously asked the minister to bow and go without delving into the details of his budget. MEANWHILE, the minister of youths and sports development Sunday Dare defended his budget before the house committee on...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan pledges National Assembly’s support to the EFCC and ICPC in fight against corruption.

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would provide necessary support to anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption. Lawan said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission – ICPC are the leading government agencies in anti-corruption. He said the  9th Senate and indeed the National Assembly was set to support the anti-corruption agencies to the best of its ability, to enable Nigeria eradicate the malaise of corruption. His Spokesperson, Ola Awoniyi, in a statement said the president of senate gave the assurance in Abuja while...