What I Discussed With Buhari – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, claimed on Thursday to have spoken with President Muhammadu Buhari.  He said Buhari called him from London on Wednesday evening and that they discussed national issues.  Dogara made the claim on his Twitter handle, @yakubDogara. However, he did not attach the audio of the conversation. […]

Robert Mugabe Fit to Rule at 93, Court Rules

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has dismissed a case that sought to question the capacity of 93-year-old president, Robert Mugabe. The court however said the plaintiff could appeal the decision within 30 days. The dismissal centred largely on the premise that due court processes were not followed. An activist with the Takamuka social movement, Promise Mkwananzi, went […]

2026 World Cup: UEFA Demands 16 Slots For European Teams

European football’s governing body will ask for its teams to be given 16 places at the expanded 48-team 2026 World Cup. Uefa will also request that the European teams who do qualify are kept apart in the first stage. The new-look tournament will begin with an initial round of 16 three-team groups, with 32 qualifiers […]

Drake Becomes The Best-Selling Recording Artist Of 2016

Canadian rapper Drake has become the best-selling recording artist of 2016, beating the late rock icon David Bowie all the way up to the top spot, said the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) on Wednesday. The ranking by the global industry body showed Drake scored worldwide success with his fourth album Views, which […]

650,000 Sign Petition To Impeach Trump As US President

Following the dissatisfaction over the emergence of Donald Trump, as the President of the United States, more than 650,000 Americans have reportedly signed a petition for his impeachment. The online petition was signed to unseat the president, whose relationship with the general public has never been good, a US-based newspaper, Times is reporting. According to […]

Buhari Is A Victim Of Transparency, He Is Hale And Hearty – Lai Mohammed

Information Minister Lai Mohammed on Wednesday declared that President Buhari had become a victim of his own transparency in relation to his current vacation abroad.  Mohammed stated this while speaking with State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on the interest Nigerians have shown in knowing the President’s health status.  According to him, […]