52.7m Nigerians lack access to water supply- Minister

George Edomwonyi The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says 52.7 million Nigerians have no access to water supply in the country. Adamu disclosed this while delivering a lecture to mark the 3rd Founders day ceremony of Edo University Iyamho on Saturday. The lecture is titled  ” Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Sustainable Development’’. Represented […]

Adamawa Election : INEC, Police laud electorate for peaceful conduct

By Yakubu Uba The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Police have commended the electorate in Nasarawo/Binyeri constituency of Adamawa for their peaceful conduct during the Saturday bye-election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nasarawo/Binyeri state constituency election in Mayo-Belwa Local Government could not hold on March 9 due to the […]

APC wins Ibeju-Lekki

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki state constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, as winnerin Saturday’s supplementary election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC conducted supplementary election in nine polling units of Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I for the Lagos State House of Assembly […]

Lagos APC wins the last Assembly seat in Ibeju-Lekki

By Yemi Adeleye/Franklin Ohaegbu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki state constituency I, Mr Fatai Adebola Mojeed, winner of the election. With the victory, the APC has secured all the 40 seats in the state house of assembly. Mojeed, a current member of the assembly, […]

APC 26-0 PDP in Ekiti

Ariwodola Idowu/Omuo-Ekiti The ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti made it a total sweep in the House of Assembly election as it won all the 26 seats available. The party clinched the last seat for Ekiti East (1) Constituency on Saturday after the supplementary election. The party also won all the House of Representatives […]

Sokoto Governorship rerun: PDP leads in early results

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is leading in the early results from the governorship supplementary elections in Sokoto State.Here are the results:Illela LGKatta Hakimii polling zone PDP-198APC- 149presiding officer,  Udo DinmaLabuda /Gidan Taraminiya polling zone 005PDP-102APC-57presiding officer, Mumzill IbrahimGwadabawa LGGidan Baiti polling zonePDP-97APC -85presiding officer, Gadafi AbdullahiTajaye polling zoneResults still being awaitedKware LGGidan kolodo polling zonePDP […]

I-G orders speedy investigation into death of NSCDC personnel

The acting Inspector-General of Police ( I-G ), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a comprehensive and speedy investigation into the death of late Ogar Jombo,a personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence ( NSCDC) in Abuja. Jombo, an Assistant Superintendent of the NSCDC, allegedly died after being beaten by two policemen on March 21 […]

Kano rerun: How APC agents chased PDP members into hiding in Gama

Thousands of weapon carrying hoodlums, majority of whom were wearing the All Progressives Congress, APC, agent’s tag took over the show in Gama ward of Nasarawa Local Government area during the governorship election rerun in Kano. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s supporters were forced into hiding as APC took control of everything. When our reporters […]

Benue supplementary election: PDP leading in early polling units results

Early results obtained from some polling units in Benue South district where supplementary elections took place showed the PDP’s governorship candidate, Governor Samuel Ortom extending lead against his major challenger, APC’s Barrister Emmanuel Jime. Our correspondent reports that at the Ejule-Adupi polling unit 006 in Ward 1 of Orokam in Ogbadigbo LGA, the APC polled […]

TV icon, ‘Samanja’ loses wife

Usman Baba Pategi popularly known as “Samanja” Wife of Usman Baba Pategi popularly known as “Samanja”, Hajiya Maryam Usman Baba, has died. She died on Wednesday at the Barau Dikko Specialist Hospital, Kaduna at the age of 43 years, our correspondent learnt yesterday. Abubakar Usman, one of Samanja’s sons who confirmed her death to our […]