Why we are yet to take final position on Sowore’s prosecution – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said that it is too early for it to weigh in on the prosecution of detained publisher of Sahara Reporter, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina stated this during a live political programme, Politics Today, aired on […]

Arrogant Remainers’ Brexit blocking plan plays into Boris’ hands, says LEO McKINSTRY

AS the Tories begin their annual conference in Manchester, the fate of their party hangs in the balance. Their survival as a political force depends on the decisions taken by Boris Johnson and his embattled Government over the coming days. Boris Johnson arrives at Tory conference with Carrie Symonds If Brexit is finally delivered, they […]

EPL: Lampard singles out one Chelsea player after 2-0 win over Brighton

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, says he has been surprised at how quickly Mason Mount has established himself in his team. The England international thrived under Lampard while on loan at Derby County in the Championship last season and has quickly adjusted to life in the Premier League. After a frustrating goalless first half against Brighton […]

La Liga: Barcelona beat Getafe 2 – 0 to earn first away win

Two strikes by Luis Suárez and Júnior Firpo against Getafe have earned Barcelona their first away win in all competitions since the start of this season. The 2 – 0 was victory salvaged Barcelona from a dwindling fortune in the Spanish Primera Division. Barça had a tough start in the first half, but after scoring […]

Five policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have been arrested over alleged extortion of N5, 000 from a woman. They were arrested on Friday in Ajah area of the state. “Our officers at Ajah extorted N5, 000 from a lady; our Ops officers went in search, arrested […]

Arrears hindering loan repayment to foreign agencies   FG, Greenville LNG negotiate gas supply to Kaduna Genco The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday disclosed that the total indebtedness of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to it (TCN) now stands at about N270billion. Also yesterday, the federal government disclosed its willingness to have a private […]

Buhari sacks Tribunal Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Chairman, Investment and Securities Tribunal (IST), Mr. Siaka Isiah Idoko-Akoh. This was contained in a circular by the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Finance, Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse. “I write to convey the approval of Mr. President for your removal from office as the Chairman of the Investment and Securities […]

Nigeria to Shift Battle over $9.6bn Judgment Debt to UK Appeal Court

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), Obtains order staying enforcement of P&ID arbitral award Gets 60 days to pay $200m deposit to court The battle between Nigeria and Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) over the bid to stop the company from attaching the country’s assets to recoup the $9.6 […]

UK: Full details of changes to visa, immigration rules effective October 1

The United Kingdom (UK) Government has announced changes to its Visa and Immigration Rules. This will take effect from Tuesday October 1, 2019. A policy paper seen by DAILY POST entitled ‘Statement of changes the Immigration Rules’, covered categories including individual, families, organisation European and Non-European countries’ citizens. It noted that Tier 2 (General) allows […]

UK voters would rather no deal Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn in Number 10 poll reveals

NEW RESEARCH suggests that UK voters would much rather have a no deal Brexit compared to Jeremy Corbyn being in Downing Street. Brexit Party conference: Tice slams Boris for ‘political own goal’ The research, conducted by former Conservative Deputy Chairman Lord Ashcroft, found that nearly half of voters would be happy for the UK to leave […]

‘Get Brexit DONE!’ Boris Johnson says only way to lance toxic boil is an EU exit

DEFIANT Boris Johnson last night insisted he will not be silenced over Brexit as he faced down a relentless Remainer backlash. Opponents accused the Prime Minister of inflaming divisions after he savaged them for surrendering to Brussels. Ministers condemned the outpouring of “confected” anger from the “outrage mob”. Mr Johnson refused to apologise and vowed to […]