JUST IN: Osinbajo leaves for U.S, meets VP Mike Pence

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Nigeria on Saturday for the U.S. where he will be meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Vice President Mike Pence, and other key groups and interests in the country. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, disclosed this development in a statement in Abuja. Ahead of his meeting with Pence on Wednesday in Washington D.C, Osinbajo will…

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SENATE PRESIDENCY: I withdrew in obedience to party, Sen Uzor Kalu discloses

The Senator representing Abia North senatorial district in the national assembly, Orji Uzor Kalu says, he did not step down with his quest for the position of Senate President but withdrew in obedience to party directives and for peace to reign. Sen. Kalu who was addressing faithful, friends and relations who thronged his Igbere country home in Bende LGA of…

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You are inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi governor

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has warned the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, to avoid trouble by respecting the sanctity of the state House of Assembly. He gave the warning following the inauguration and election of Speaker of the assembly by 11 members of the assembly loyal to the governor out of the elected 31.…

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Building materials prices skyrocket in Enugu: Reports

The prices of some building materials have increased in Enugu, South East Nigeria reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN reports that the recorded increases were due to hike in road transportation fare and the attendant bad roads. A survey conducted by the agency to some markets in Enugu metropolis on Saturday showed that there was an increase of…

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Petr Cech returns to Chelsea as technical advisor

Chelsea has appointed their former goalkeeper,  Petr Cech as technical and performance advisor, the Premier League club announced on Friday. Cech spent 11 years as a player at Chelsea, winning 13 major trophies, including four Premier League titles. The former goalkeeper also won the Champions League, before moving to their London rivals Arsenal in 2015. In his new role, the…

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Nigeria Vs Burundi: Shehu Sani wishes Super Eagles victory ahead of AFCON 2019 opener

The immediate past Kaduna West Senator, Shehu Sani has charged the Super Eagles to victory in the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt. Super Eagles will today play the Group B opener against Burundi at 4 pm West African time at the Alexandria stadium in Egypt. DAILY POST had reported that Head coach of the Super Eagles,…

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AFCON 2019: Egypt beat Zimbabwe to launch campaign

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt started their bid for a record-extending eighth Africa Cup of Nations trophy on Friday with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe in Cairo in the opening game of an AFCON 2019 tournament expanded to 24 teams and played in June and July for the first time. Liverpool star Salah, on a redemption mission with Egypt after injury derailed…

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Juventus allegedly favourites to sign Ajax star, Matthijs De Ligt

Italian powerhouses Juventus are on the hunt for star Dutch defender and Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt and are reportedly prepared to pay more than 70 million euros, according to De Telegraaf newspaper Saturday. The teenage centre-back has previously been linked to a possible transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, but Juventus “are seducing the Ajax defender with a contract almost impossible…

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Breaking: Plane crash averted in Port Harcourt

It was an incident for thanksgiving as what could have been a tragic plane crash was miraculously averted today at the Port Harcourt International Airport. According to reports, the plane operated by Air Peace had overshot the runway of the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State while trying to land amid a heavy downpour. Based on an account from…

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Nicki Minaj set to marry childhood friend Kenneth Petty

Female American rapper, Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry childhood love, Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license. The rapper and Kenneth have been dating for over seven months when they went official with their relationship on Instagram. She has since spoken about the decision to get the license with her ‘husband’, (which she…

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