Month: May 2019

24 HOURS AFTER INAUGURATION: NEW GOVS START IN ERNEST

• Sanwo-Olu signs executive order on refuse, traffic management in Lagos •Ihedioha stops all financial transactions amid controversy over demolition of ‘Akachi’ monument in Imo •Adamawa gov warns perm secs, says ‘no longer business as usual’  After their inauguration on Wednesday, 29 governors formally mounted the mantle of leadership in their various domains yesterday. While some …

Inter Milan name Antonio Conte as coach

Inter Milan on Friday announced the appointment of former Italy manager Antonio Conte as coach with the ambition of returning to the top of world football. The 49-year-old has signed a three-year contract worth nine million euros ($10 million) plus bonuses, according to press reports. He replaces Luciano Spalletti who secured Chinese-owned Inter’s Champions League …

24 HOURS AFTER INAUGURATION: NEW GOVS IN STORMY START

• Sanwo-Olu signs executive order on refuse, traffic management in Lagos •Ihedioha stops all financial transactions amid controversy over demolition of ‘Akachi’ monument in Imo •Adamawa gov warns perm secs, says ‘no longer business as usual’  After their inauguration on Wednesday, 29 governors formally mounted the mantle of leadership in their various domains yesterday. While some …

NBA cautions executive against influencing judges in post-election litigations

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has cautioned against undue interference in the activities of judges assigned to handle post-election litigations in various election petitions tribunals across the country. The NBA urged those who took the oaths of office yesterday not to compromise the independence of the Judiciary and respect for the rule of law as …

ARMY ACCUSES BH SUPPORT NGO

Source: https://www.today.ng/news/nigeria/nigerian-army-ngos-provide-support-boko-haram-224942 The Nigerian Army has again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in the North-east of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the zone. Army Spokesperson Sagir Musa on Thursday said the military established this after the arrest of a Boko Haram commander, Mohammed Modu, on Sunday. The army had in 2018 …

ARSENAL DOMINATED LONDON BUT ABRAMOVICH’S INTRODUCTION SHIFTED POWER DYNAMICS

For a long time, London had been fully painted red as Arsenal dominated bragging rights in the capital under Arsene Wenger. Fifteen years ago, Arsenal had just won their third Premier League title, remarkably finishing the season unbeaten in a story that wowed the footballing world. The unprecedented achievement lives on in footballing folklore. Will …