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Buhari Backs El-rufai in Sack of 21,780 Kaduna Teachers

By Anthony Ogbonna President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, backed the Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-rufai over the latter’s plan to sack over 21,780 teachers who...

Safety: NEMSA Backs AEDC’s Cleanup of Shanty Networks

By Etuka Sunday The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) has thrown its weight behind Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC)’s ongoing...

Enugu Assembly Backs Autonomy Of Local Councils

SAN FRANCISCO, September 06 (THEWILL) – Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Edward Ubosi, on Wednesday pledged support to the agitation for the autonomy of...

Dogara Backs OGFZA Bill

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has thrown his weight behind efforts by the National Assembly (NASS) to amend the Oil and Gas Free Zones...

Pacquiao Backs Call for Review of Horn Decision

Manny Pacquiao has backed a call asking the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) to review the controversial points decision that saw Australia’s Jeff Horn capture the...

IBB Backs State Police, More Power for States

Ex-military leader: secession, hate speeches bad for our country Former military president Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.) yesterday joined the league of Nigerians...

Anglican Synod Backs Ambode for New Term

From the pulpit has come a second term endorsement for Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The Diocesan Bishop of Lagos and Dean Emeritua, Church of Nigeria (Anglican...

Presidency Backs ACF’s Security Summit

By Lawrence Olaoye The Presidency has thrown its weight behind the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)’s proposed security summit. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave his...

Soyinka Asks Buhari to Reveal Health Status, Backs IPOB, Others

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, to reveal the condition of his health after spending nearly two months in...

UPU Backs Ibori’s Appeal Against Conviction in UK

By Fredrick Okopie President General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Joe Omene, and the Publicity Secretary, Chief Duncan Eghweree, have said the union will support...

Trump Backs Under-Fire Attorney General

United States President, Donald Trump, has defended Attorney General Jeff Sessions as “an honest man” amid calls for him to quit. The Democrats said Mr. Sessions...

Islamic Group Backs Emir Sanusi on Regulating Marriage to Second Wife

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has supported call by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, for a law to regulate marriage to second wives. The emir was reported to...

CAF Presidency: Nigeria Backs Hayatou’s Challenger

Nigeria’s Football Federation is backing a challenge to the long-serving President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou. Mr. Hayatou is standing for...

Ban on ‘Danfo’: Lagos Allays Fear of Job Loss as NURTW Backs Move

Lagos State Government has allayed the fear of job lost in the state’s transport sector as it moves to stop operations of yellow commercial buses popularly known as...

Tuface Backs Off, Cancels Anti-Govt Protest

Popular artiste, Innocent Idibia, better known as Tuface, has canceled the much-publicised February 6 anti-government protest, citing “security challenges”. In an...