PDP to Buhari: Your score card is very poor

‎ The People Democratic Party (PDP) has took a critical assessment of the almost two-year-old All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government and said the party has failed in every facet of the nation’s life. The party, which based its assessment on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Easter message to Nigerians, said Mr. President claimed achievements were insult to the intelligence of Nigerians who have been at the receiving end of his government’s mismanagement in the last two years. Spokesperson of the PDP National Caretaker Committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, in a statement on…

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EPL: How I beat Chelsea – Mourinho

  Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has said that he knew the best tactical plan, that would see his team defeat Premier League leaders, Chelsea. Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera scored for the hosts as they cut the Blues’ lead at the top to four points. Mourinho revealed afterwards that it was the same system he used in their 1-0 loss at Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup, but it did not work that time because Herrera was sent off for two bookable offences. “We went to Stamford Bridge in…

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IGP orders removal of ‘illegal’ roadblocks nationwide

   The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the dismantling of illegal revenue collection and other roadblocks across the country.  A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, said to give effect to the directive, men of the X-Squad Unit will begin monitoring operations on Monday. The statement reads in part: “The Inspector General of Police…has deployed Special X-Squad Teams of the Force across the country to commence with effect from Monday, 17th April, 2017 the removal of all forms of illegal blockage…

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Turkey referendum: PM claims win as count continues

The Turkish prime minister has claimed victory in the referendum to grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan new powers, based on unofficial results. Binali Yildirim was speaking as the count neared completion. With about 99% of ballots counted, “Yes” was on about 51.3% and “No” on about 48.7%. Erdogan supporters say replacing the parliamentary system with an executive presidency would modernise the country. The two main opposition parties are challenging the results. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) demanded a recount of 60% of the votes. A “Yes” vote could also see…

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Vettel beats Hamilton in Bahrain GP thriller

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel won a hectic and thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton’s hopes were hit by a penalty for gamesmanship. Mercedes’ Hamilton was penalised five seconds for driving slowly on pit entry to hold up Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Serving it at his second and final pit stop, Hamilton rejoined in third place. Team-mate Valtteri Bottas was ordered to let Hamilton by so he could chase Vettel, but 12 seconds in nine laps was too big a task and he took second. Vettel’s win gives him a seven-point…

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I wasn’t stoned at APC rally – Sen Ibrahim

Senator Abu Ibrahim, representing Katsina South Senatorial Zone, has refuted news reports that he was stoned at an All Progressives Congress (APC)  rally which held in Funtua last  Saturday, in order to receive decampees from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). Speaking at an interactive session with journalists in Kaduna Sunday, Senator Ibrahim accused some PDP members of disrupting the rally which was attended by  Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, the three serving senators and members of the House of Representatives from the state among others. Narrating what happened on Saturday,…

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EPL: United end Chelsea jinx as Reds squeeze past Baggies

Manchester United did Chelsea’s title rivals Spurs a favour and kept up their pursuit of the top four with a dominant win over the leaders at Old Trafford. The first goal was a controversial one with Ander Herrera appearing to handle the ball before setting up Marcus Rashford to finish low from an angle. Herrera fired in the second himself, via a deflection off Kurt Zouma. United trail fourth by four points, the same margin that separates Chelsea from second-placed Tottenham. Earlier, Roberto Firmino scored a winner for the second…

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