Fake INEC result sheet: Arrest Ogah, Ubani now —Abia govt

ABUJA—Abia State government has called for the immediate release of citizens Felix Obisike and Gauis Nnadi, the two N-Power beneficiaries in Abia State who were arrested by the Directorate of State Services, DSS on a spurious claim of being in possession of result sheet of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for the postponed February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections. 

Obaseki mourns passing of Okuokpellagbe of Okpella

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has expressed deep sadness over the passing of the Okuokpellagbe of Okpella, Alhaji Dr. Andrew Yesufu Eshioroamhe Dirisu, JP, OON.

Next level is Promised Land, don’t go back to Egypt –...

THE National Chairman of the Door-to-Door Campaign of the All Progressives Congress, Presidential Campaign, Mr. Bola Ilori yesterday pleaded with Nigerians not to go back to Egypt as they go to the polls on Saturday.

Ward structure: Itsekiri nation urges INEC to comply with Appeal...

ITSEKIRI ethnic nationality has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to comply with an Appeal Court judgment in suit No CA/B/482M/18 directing it to revert to the 10— ward structure in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

Wamakko condoles families of slain APC chair

Chairman of Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has condoled the family of the Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bakale Ward, Yabo Local Government of Sokoto State, Alhaji Sani Bakale, who wasassassinated by some yet to be identified persons recently.

APC chieftain murdered in Imo

OWERRI—A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, identified as Ifeanyi Ozoemena, has been murdered in Ngor Okpala local council area of Imo State, by unidentified gunmen, said to have operated in a sports utility vehicle, SUV.

Kajuru killings: Kaduna CP differs from El-Rufai

The Commissioner of Police, CP, Kaduna Police Command, Ahmad Abdulrahman has distance the command from the figures dished out by Governor Nasir El-Rufai as victims of recent violence crisis in some communities in Kajuru Local Government Council of the state.

No court barred Chike Okafor from contesting Saturday’s election – OZIGOD...

We acting as solicitors to Hon Chike John Okafor hereby categorically state that our client was not barred from contesting the rescheduled house of representatives election for okigwe south Federal constituency this Saturday the 23rd of February in any way by the ruling of Hon Justice Kawu Bello of the fct high Court Kubwa in the case between Maryann Chioma Uzoma against All progressive Congress, Emeka Nwajiuba and INEC.

Election Postponement: I won’t resign -Yakubu

Against the backdrop of calls by some aggrieved partisans for his resignation, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has said he would not resign but would rather focus on conducting the general elections.

We’re not part of 50% transport fares slash – Lagos Transport...

Some transport operators in Lagos State on Thursday said they were not part of the arrangement with the Nigeria Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to reduce transport fares during the Feb. 23 elections.

Moghalu denies teaming up with Atiku, PDP

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) has denied reports that he has entered into teamed up with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Gunmen attack Osinbajo’s convoy in Ilorin

Unknown gun men reportedly attacked the convoy of the Vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Isale Aluko area of Ilorin late Thursday afternoon during which no fewer than four persons reportedly sustained injuries.

18 killed as acid truck, bus collide in DR Congo

At least 18 people were killed in DR Congo's mining belt on Wednesday when a truck laden with industrial acid collided with a bus, spewing its contents on passengers, sources said.

Oil price rises to $67.2 per barre

OIL price in the international market yesterday, rose to $67.2 per barrel, after hitting an all-time high in 2019 on Wednesday at $67.4.

2019 Elections: I will die fighting for my freedom ...

Following the postponement of last Saturday’s Presidential and House of Assembly elections, which has continued to generate a lot of mixed-reactions across the country, maverick musician,Charly Boy, has called on Nigerian to resist any attempt to jeopardize their chances of deciding whether they want to continue in their Mumu ways’, or not.

Lizzy Anjorin rains curses on IG follower for insulting her

Popular Yoruba actress, Lizzy Anjorin went out of her way during the week to rain curses on a follower who called her out following the deteriorating health of veteran actor,  Babatunde Omidina (Baba Suwe).

IAAF aiming to violate women’s bodies: S. Africa on Semenya hearing

South Africa's sports minister accused the IAAF on Thursday of seeking to violate women's bodies as she visited Switzerland to back Caster Semenya's fight against proposals to restrict female athletes' testosterone levels.

How Ebedi gave me opportunity to tell my story —Sesay, Sierra...

AMARAH Femoh Sesay is a fellow of the Ebedi International Writers Residency in Iseyin, Oyo State. Sesay, despite being a Sierra Leonean, studied at the Bayero University, Kano (BUK), and was a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Kano State chapter. “It was through ANA that I got to know about Ebedi, and […] The post appeared first on .

What works for us at Crescent University —Ajibola

Prince Bola Ajibola, a former judge of the International Court of Justice and proprietor of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun State, told LAOLU HAROLDS in this interview that he did not just set out to produce graduates who are outstanding in their fields of specialisation, but graduates who would also be exemplary in integrity, diligence, moral uprightness, among other virtues. The post appeared first on .

NACC to lead Nigerian trade mission to Silicon Valley

THE Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) is set to lead a team of about 20 businesses on a trade mission to Silicon Valley, USA, to explore opportunities and forge partnerships with US companies. Ebuka Ugochukwu, the NACC Spokesperson, said that the trade mission was aimed at promoting the development of trade, commerce, investment and industrial […] The post appeared first on .