Politics

Cross River APC Crisis: Councilorship candidates stage protests, chase staff out of factional secretariats

The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River State took a more dangerous dimension as councillorship candidates took to protest on Tuesday. The aggrieved councillors took their protest to the factional secretariats of the party, destroying office properties after chasing away staff on duty. DAILY POST reports that the Councillorship Candidates, under […]

UPDATE: INEC fixes all pending by-elections for Oct. 31

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has fixed Oct. 31 for the conduct of the 12 pending constituencies by-elections in the country. The commission disclosed this in a statement by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in Abuja on Tuesday. He said that the commission would […]

Entertainment

Train derails in Scotland

Emergency services are on the scene after a train derailed in the north-east of Scotland. Fire crews and the police also responded after the incident occurred on the line at Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, on Wednesday morning. Pictures posted from the area show at least six ambulance vehicles, an air ambulance and a number of police response cars on hand and […]

Regina Daniels’ mother gets PDP appointment

Rita Daniels, the mother of popular Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has been appointed as the State Assistant Treasurer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State. Daniels shared the news on her Instagram page. She appreciated the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as well as her son-in-law and politician, Prince Ned Nwoko for supporting […]

Osun govt bans social gathering, other celebrations at Osun-Osogbo festival

The Osun State government on Wednesday placed a ban on social activities and gatherings at this year’s Osun-Osogbo Festival. The state government, however, approved the observance of traditional rites and routines associated with the festival. Also, only authorised persons and worshippers will be allowed into the grove. The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon Obawale […]