Breaking: Tribunal affirms Nasarawa Speaker’s victory

September 30, 2023 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia ,the Nasarawa state capital, Saturday, affirmed the election of the Speaker of State House Assembly, Rt.Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, who also represents Umuaisha/Ugya constituency in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Abdullahi Sa’ad, challenged Balarabe’s victory of Read More

Breaking: Tribunal dismisses NNPP’s petition, affirms Kefas as Taraba governor

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Taraba State Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal has affirmed the election of Agbu Kefas as the governor of the state. The three-man panel affirmed his election on Saturday in its sitting in Jalingo, the state capital. The panel dismissed the petition filed by the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) and its candidate Prof. Sani Yahaya for lacking merit. Details loading…

NUJ to honour David Chukwu

September 30, 2023 Content Editor 0

Ahead of the second edition of the annual conference of journalists and graduates of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism Badagry, Lagos , the union has revealed that Mr. David Chukwu a business analyst/consultant anfinancial accountant has been selected as one of the recipients for the 2023 award slated for November in Lagos. In a statement signed by the liaison officer Read More

Nigeria @ 63: Mount flags in your homes, offices – NOA charges Nigerians

September 30, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

As Nigerians celebrate the nation’s 63rd Independence Anniversary, the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to take ownership of the annual national Independence celebration to demonstrate renewed love for the fatherland. This was contained in a statement signed by Assistant Director, Press NOA Paul Odenyi on Saturday. He said In an Independence Day felicitation message to Nigerians, the Read More

How my spiritual son snatched my wife – Prophet cries out in court

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A Lagos-based prophet, Theophilus Ayodeji Obayan, has opened up on how his spiritual son, snatched his wife, Prophetess Chibuzor Lilian Obayan. While appearing at a Grade ‘A’ Customary Court, he lamented that a married church worker snatched his wife.  Obayan who is the founder of Divine Prophetic Solutions Prayers Ministry also accused the worker of marrying his wife unlawfully.  Prophet Read More

Catholic priest, octogenarian, others in police net ‘for belonging to Biafra group’

September 30, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

A priest from Catholic Diocese of Awka, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Samuel Aniebonem, and five other persons are currently in police custody for allegedly belonging to the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). According to a statement from the Director of Information, MASSOB, Mazi Chris Mocha, Fr Aniebonem and others were arrested since Wednesday September 27, 2023 Read More

Nigeria@63: Ganduje rallies Nigerians, assures of good governance under Tinubu

September 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

As Nigerians celebrate the 63 Independence anniversary of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has assured of good governance under the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led administration. In a goodwill message, signed by his Press Secretary, Edwin Olofu, Ganduje called on the citizenry not to despair as measures already put in place Read More

2024: CHAN qualifier postponed

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the postponement of the 2024 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifiers. The football body confirmed the postponement on Friday after the intending host is yet to be determined Algeria hosted the last edition of the competition and Senegal emerged as the winner for the first time in their history. CAF emphasizes that Read More

Manchester United re-admit Antony to training despite assault allegations

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Antony has returned to Manchester United training and is available for selection as he continues to cooperate with ongoing police enquiries into domestic abuse allegations. The Brazil international was given a leave of absence on September 10, but returned to England earlier this week and attended a voluntary interview with Greater Manchester Police on Thursday, having always strongly denied the Read More

Bendel Insurance out of CAF Confederation Cup

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Bendel Insurance have been eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup following a 1-0 defeat to RS Berkane of Morocco. Former champions RS Berkane won the second round contest 3-2 on aggregate. The Moroccans held Bendel Insurance to a 2-2 draw in the first leg two weeks ago in Benin City. Youssef Zghoudi scored the decisive goal for the hosts in Read More

Commander TRADOC commissions remodeled Army children school, donates educational material

September 30, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Commander Training and Doctrine Command Nigerian Army (TRADOC NA ) , Major General Kevin Aligbe on Thursday commissioned the newly remodelled Army Children School in Minna Military Cantonment. A statement by Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations Lieutenant Colonel Sani Uba disclosed that the project which is one of the numerous projects the Commander embarked on assumption of duty Read More

Manchester United renew interest in Osimhen amidst Napoli disagreement 

September 30, 2023 Editor 0

Manchester United are set to profit from the strained relationship that Victor Osimhen has with Napoli.It is being speculated that the struggling Premiership side could offer Osimhen an escape route from Napoli, Manchester Evening News has reported. The Nigerian has fallen out with his club after spearheading their successful title charge last term. He scored 26 league goals to help Read More

Enugu Rangers seal fresh shirt sponsorship deal 

September 30, 2023 Editor 0

Seven-time champions of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Rangers International have announced a shirt Sponsorship deal with Afrinvest. With this sponsorship in place, Afrinvest will provide financial advisory services as well as capital raising to high net-worth individuals, corporations, and governments. Rangers International will be expecting to be one of the title contenders and also fight to gain a Read More

Edo dominates deaf athletics, boxing as curtains fall on 7th NYG

September 30, 2023 Editor 0

Team Edo on Friday morning brighten its chances of finishing in the podium in the 7th National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State, after winning two gold medals in male and female boxing events. In the 46kg male category final, Edo boxer, Habeelahi Jamaideen defeated his Lagos State challenger, Bolariwa Michael in a split decision of 3-2 to win the Read More

Reinvigorating NCS through robust trade facilitation

September 30, 2023 Clem Oluwole 0

On Thursday, September 28, 2023, the Acting Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mr. B. A. Adeniyi, addressed a World Press Conference to roll out the modest accomplishments recorded in his first 100 days in office and his vision for NCS, one of the critical organs of the Federal Government. From his rollout of achievements, Adeniyi has, no doubt, Read More

Mohbad: Journalists barred as Coroner inquest begins sitting

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Journalists were prevented from gaining access as Coroner inquest into the death of the late Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, started sitting. The sitting begun on Friday at the Magistrate court in Ikorodu, Lagos. Sources within the sitting revealed that modalities for the hearing were the top issue discussed at the sitting that was chaired by Magistrate Read More

How gunmen ambushed, kidnapped Nigeria’s Military General

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Gunmen ambushed and kidnapped a retired Major-General, Maj Gen RC Duru (rtd), in Orji General area of Owerri North Local Government of Imo state. He was ambushed while driving himself in a black Mercedes-Benz ML jeep. Sources disclosed that, “He was kidnapped by four people in a Toyota Sienna,” according to reports. “The kidnappers went with his vehicle, and checkpoints Read More

Happening now: Heavy security presence, journalists shut out as tribunal rules on Ogun governorship election

September 30, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

There was heavy security presence at the magistrate court, Isabo in Abeokuta on Saturday as the Ogun State Election Petition Tribunal is expected to deliver its judgement in the case between Ladi Adebutu, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the victory of Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adebutu and the PDP had approached Read More

Imperative for social justice: Nigerians and NLC

September 30, 2023 Lois Otse Adams 0

Human frailty is intrinsic to our nature, and in acknowledging this, we recognise our shared vulnerability as a species. Yet, within this fragility lies a dormant power-the force of humanity itself. To awaken this latent strength, we require a unifying catalyst, and that catalyst is none other than the labour movement. It is imperative that we, as humanity, empower this Read More

CSOs lauds FG on NEDC, seeks liaison desk for coordination 

September 30, 2023 Ene Oshaba 0

Network of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in North East Nigeria, has commended the federal government FG on the establishment of the North East Development Commission (NEDC). The forum also, urged the FG through the office of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs to create a liaison desk that will provide synergy in activities of CSOs in the area. The coalition made Read More