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Senator Goje speaks on N25bn corruption charge

Senator Danjuma Goje’s defense lawyer, Paul Erokoro, SAN, has said the criminal charges against the former governor of Gombe State over alleged N25 billion fraud was not withdrawn. In a statement he signed and made available to DAILY POST in Abuja on Thursday, he explained that the Attorney-General of the Federation never withdrew the case, […] Senator Goje speaks on N25bn corruption charge [hmp_player]

Transfer: What Zidane discussed with Real Madrid president about Pogba, Bale

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, president Florentino Perez and general director Jose Angel Sanchez, on Wednesday, held crunch talks to make decisions ahead of the new season. Marca reports that as a result, Gareth Bale is likely to remain at the Bernabeu this summer. Bale has been frozen out of the team since Zidane’s return […] Transfer: What Zidane discussed with Real Madrid president about Pogba, Bale [hmp_player]

US, Nigeria sign new partnership

The U.S. and Nigeria, in Abuja on Thursday, signed a Declaration of Partnership to inaugurate a five-year Feed the Future Nigeria Country Plan aimed at ensuring food security. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Feed the Future is a U.S. government initiative coordinated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The initiative […] US, Nigeria sign new partnership [hmp_player]

How Okorocha crippled Imo for eight years – Gov. Ihedioha

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, on Thursday, accused his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha of crippling the state through “massive looting.” Ihedioha alleged that Okorocha looted the state’s purse and left it in a “deep hole of corruption and mindless misappropriation.” Addressing Imo State stakeholders in Owerri, the Governor insisted that his predecessor’s eight years […] How Okorocha crippled Imo for eight years – Gov. Ihedioha [hmp_player]

Why I’ll support Buhari’s policies – PDP Senator, Abba Moro

The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Patrick Abba Moro, has said that despite being a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, he would support every policy of President Muhammadu Buhari aimed at addressing the problems confronting the Nigerian people. Moro, a member of the Senate Adhoc Committee on media and publicity, made […] Why I’ll support Buhari’s policies – PDP Senator, Abba Moro [hmp_player]

What Zaha told Crystal Palace about Arsenal move after returning from 2019 AFCON

Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace he wants to leave the club amid interest from Arsenal, Sky Sports reports. The 26-year-old forward made his feelings clear after returning to Palace, following his participation in Ivory Coast’s African Cup of Nations campaign. Zaha scored twice, as the Ivorians went all the way to the quarter-finals, where […] What Zaha told Crystal Palace about Arsenal move after returning from 2019 AFCON [hmp_player]

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: What Özil said after Gunners’ pre-season 2-1 victory

Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Özil, has reacted to his side’s pre-season 2-1 friendly victory over Bayern Munich in the early hours of Thursday. Arsenal took the lead against the Bundesliga champions four minutes after the break, thanks to Louis Poznanski’s own goal. Robert Lewandowski made it 1-1 in 71st minute, but Eddie Nketiah netted the winning […] Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: What Özil said after Gunners’ pre-season 2-1 victory [hmp_player]

Real reason NFF cannot sack Rohr revealed

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not be able to sack Gernot Rohr easily, because of what it would cost them. Findings by DAILY POST showed that Rohr, who has one year left on his contract with the federation, has a $1million (N360m) payment clause inserted in his deal. The NFF would have to pay […] Real reason NFF cannot sack Rohr revealed [hmp_player]

El-Zakzaky: Steer clear Lagos, South West – Yoruba youths warn Shi’ites, sponsors

The Progressive Yoruba Youth Council, the umbrella body of southwest youths, has cautioned members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, against taking their protest to Lagos State and the entire “Oduduwa region.” They warned members of the IMN to desist from their alleged plan of inflicting harm on innocent citizens in an attempt to […] El-Zakzaky: Steer clear Lagos, South West – Yoruba youths warn Shi’ites, sponsors [hmp_player]

Buhari’s new ministers: Senate President, Lawan speaks on delay affecting 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari’s delay in appointing ministers won’t in any way affect the presentation of the 2020 budget. He gave the assurance while addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting he and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila had with Buhari at the […] Buhari’s new ministers: Senate President, Lawan speaks on delay affecting 2020 budget [hmp_player]