Rashidi Yekini: Saraki renovates late footballer mother’s house, hires maid, nurse for her

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has assumed the responsibility for the welfare of the mother of late Nigeria’s football legend, Rashidi Yekini, Vanguard reports. Saraki was said to have hired a maid and a nurse to look after the aged woman, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini. This was disclosed by the Senate President on Friday, August 19, in Ijagbo, Oyun Local …

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Police to charge US swimmers for lying about being robbed

Brazilian police have recommended charging U.S. Olympic swimming champions Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen with giving false testimony, Brazilian TV said on Thursday, August 18, after authorities accused the pair of lying about being robbed at gunpoint. The incident has marred South America’s first Games, where the sporting action has been competing for headlines against a series of muggings and …

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Buhari: “Nigeria’s dawn is about to break”

According to President Muhammadu Buhari, times may be hard in Nigeria, but the country’s dawn is about to break. Buhari also said that the change his administration promised would not be easy to attain, but it would be achieved eventually. The president, represented by his political adviser, Senator Femi Ojudu, made the comments on Thursday, August 18, 2016, during the …

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‘Buhari NOT probing me,’ Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has described his purported probe by the Federal Government as laughable and an attempt by some misguided characters to undermine his reputation. The Federal Government is said to have moved to investigate the former president and his wife Dame Patience, over the allegations that they are sponsoring the activities of Niger Delta Avengers, the militant group …

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“I and four others brought Buhari to rescue Nigeria” – Obasanjo says

Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president has opened up on the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as the country’s leader. Obasanjo, while speaking in at a reception held in his honour at the Government House, Jalingo, Taraba state on Friday, August 19, 2016 said he and four other notable Nigerians brought President Buhari to salvage the country from its challenges. He said: …

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Ex-minister emerges SDP candidate ahead Ondo Guber polls

Dr Olu Agunloye on Saturday emerged the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State. Agunloye, who was the sole aspirant in the party’s primary election, was unanimously adopted by the 310 delegates across the 18 local government areas of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Agunloye …

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