Breaking: Wike wins Rivers Governorship Election

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has been declared winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state after polling a total of 886,264 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara who garnered 173,859 votes. The result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

APC Women Aspirants Forum demands key appointments in Buhari’s cabinet

By Emmanuel Afonne The All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Aspirants Forum has demanded key appointments as President Muhammadu Buhari plans to form new cabinet after May 29. Leader of the group, Mrs Adedoyin Eshanumi, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday that the demand became necessary after the men took more than 90 per cent of […]

CP Singham advocates for re-activation of rehab centres for drug addicts

Kano CP Wakili The Kano state commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili has appealed to the federal and state governments to revitalize the existing rehabilitation centres, and to establish more across the country so as to provide effective entrepreneurship training for the victims of drug and substance abuse before their eventual reintegration into the society. The […]

Court sacks PDP senator-elect in Delta

A federal high court in Abuja has sacked Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator-elect for Delta north senatorial district. Ahmed Mohammed, the presiding judge, gave the order while delivering judgment in a suit filed by Ned Nwoko challenging the election of Nwaoboshi as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the October 2, 2018 primary of […]

Wike extends lead with over 600,000 votes in 19 of 23 LGAs

Nyesom Wike, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state, has extended his lead in the results of the election so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). TheCable reported that Wike, incumbent governor, was winning with a margin of 296,424 votes after INEC resumed collation of election results on Tuesday. […]

PHOTOS: Senegalese president brings Buhari, Obasanjo together

President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo met at Diamniadio, a city in Senegal, for the inauguration of President Macky Sall. This is the first time that Buhari and Obasanjo would be seen together publicly since the Nigerian president won his reelection bid in February. Obasanjo had kicked against Buhari’s second term, endorsing Atiku Abubakar […]

UN: Two-thirds of world’s hungriest people live in Nigeria, seven other countries

No fewer than 113 million people experienced high levels of food insecurity in the world’s most severe food crises in 2018, the global report on food crisis 2019 has found. The report, which was released on Wednesday in Brussels, warned that these food crises were primarily driven by conflict and climate-related disasters. One of the […]

Plateau College Of Health Technology Matriculates 1,099 Students, Thanks Governor Lalong

College of Health Technology Zawan in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State has matriculated one thousand and ninety nine (1,099) students into various departments for 2018/19 academics session. The provost of the college, Mr Toma Reng Ali disclosed this during the matriculation ceremony held at the school compound. Mr Toma who was also […]

Execution Of Nigerian Woman In Saudi Arabia Pathetic, Tragic – FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday  described as pathetic, tragic and sad, the execution of a Nigerian woman in Saudi Arabia  on Monday for drug related offenses. The Nigerian woman along with two Pakistani men and a Yemeni man  were executed on Monday for drug trafficking, bringing to 53 the number of people put to death […]

Nigerian Army Distances Self From Kogi Politics

The Nigerian Army has distanced itself from the alleged conflict between the Executive and Judiciary in Kogi. The army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa in a statement on Tuesday, said the army has received report of a purported plan to use “soldiers to remove and to eject the Kogi Chief Judge from his official residence”. He […]