Ebonyi tribunal: LG boss, stakeholders predict victory for Nwifuru

August 14, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Chairman of Ohaukwu local government area, Hon. Ikechukwu Odon Saturday pledged support to the administration of Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi state. Mr. Odono alongside stakeholders of the local government embarked in a solidarity match weekend to show their love and support for the governor. Addressing journalists shortly after the exercise at the council headquarters, Mr. Odono, expressed gratitude to Read More

APC and the challenges of managing victory

July 13, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

Our political parties have poor records of appreciating the architects of their electoral fortunes. It is part of the tragedy that has led to the lack of culture and tradition in our political parties as necessary institutional pillars of democracy. Here are some pieces of evidence. The late Chief Solomon Lar, first national chairman of PDP, led the party to Read More

Mohammed Kailani: A hero of Tinubu’s electoral victory

June 16, 2023 Musa Wada 0

Engineer Dr Mohammed Kailani not only led the independent groups that campaigned vigorously to put President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Aso Rock, but he was also among the Tinubu campaigners who changed the face of politicking in Nigeria and reenergised the idea of democracy itself. The life of Mohammed Kailani is that of ground breaking achievements which contributed also to Read More

Argentina back on top of FIFA rankings after 6-year gap

April 6, 2023 Admin III 0

World champions Argentina dethroned Brazil and returned to the top of the Fifa rankings on Thursday after a six-year gap.Argentina, who won last year’s World Cup in Qatar by beating France in the final, achieved the No 1 spot after Lionel Scaloni’s side beat Panama 2-0 and Curacao 7-0 in friendlies. France moved up one place to second after a Read More

AFCON: Egypt thump Malawi in Lilongwe

March 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Egypt took a major step toward qualification for the next Africa Cup of Nations when they crushed hosts Malawi 4-0 at the Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe on Tuesday afternoon. Goals from Tarek Hamed, Omar Marmoush, Mohamed Salah and Zizo completed a double for the Pharaohs over the Flames, having beaten the Southern Africans 2-0 in Cairo on Friday. Egypt Read More

AFCON qualifiers: Cape Verde edge Eswatini in Nelspruit

March 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Cape Verde took a step closer to securing qualification for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a narrow 1-0 victory over Eswatini at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa, on Tuesday afternoon. Ryan Mendes’s 56th-minute goal settled the Group B tie as the Blue Sharks extended their unbeaten run in the qualifiers to three games and went five Read More

SWAN congratulates Enugu governor-elect, Mbah

March 28, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Enugu state chapter has congratulated the Enugu State  governor-elect, Barr. Peter Mbah for his victory in the just concluded governorship election in the state. The Association also assured him of it’s readiness for partnership with the state government to lift sporting activities in Enugu State. The Association in a congratulatory message signed by it’s Read More

Ensure you make Nigerians proud, APC chieftain tells Tinubu 

March 26, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Benue state, Omale Omale, Sunday urged the president- elect, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, to immediately after taking over government address the issues of insecurity, unemployment, and the economy to improve the standard of leaving of the citizens. Omale urge the president-elect to make Nigerians proud by ensuring that the country is better and the Read More

SERG congratulates Mbah, Otti, Nwifuru on victory, preaches service to people

March 23, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

A Pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, the South East Revival Group (SERG) has congratulated the newly elected governors of Abia state, Alex Otti, and his Enugu state counterpart, Peter Mbah, as well as Hon Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi state, for their respective victory at the polls. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Read More

Senate presidency: Sentiments apart, my ranking, experience stand me out – Barau

The stakes for the Senate Presidency in the 10th National Assembly got higher Wednesday with  Senator Jibrin  Barau (APC, Kano North) declaring his bid for the Senate’s top job. The lawmaker prided himself as the most ranking  and experienced senator among those vying for the top seat. He made the declaration in Abuja while addressing journalists at the Senate wing of the National Assembly before Read More

NPFL: Akwa Utd congratulate AKS governor elect Pastor Eno

March 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Following his landslide victory at the 2023 gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State, the Chairman, Management, players and staff of Akwa United Football Club heartily congratulate the Governor-elect Pastor Umo Bassey Eno on his well-deserved victory at polls. Chairman of the club Elder Paul Bassey expressed the belief that the governor-elect will effectively utilize his wealth of experience as a Read More

Gombe: I’ll consolidate on first term achievements, Yahaya pledges

March 22, 2023 Auwal Ahmad 0

  Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured the people of Gombe state that his administration will remain resolute towards consolidating on major breakthroughs achieved by his government in the first half of his social contract with the people of the state. Yahaya gave the assurance during a ‘thank you’ tour of all the local government areas to appreciate the electorates Read More

PDP’s Kefas wins Taraba governorship election 

March 22, 2023 Andrew Oji 0

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba State, Lt. Col. Agbu Kefas (retd), has been declared winner of the tightly contested race. Kefas polled a total of 236,712 votes to defeat the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates, trailing him behind respectively. Addressing journalists shortly after the declaration, Kefas called on his Read More

Nobody can upturn my victory – Abia LP candidate Otti

March 21, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

Labour Party governorship candidate in the last Saturday’s election, Chief Alex Otti stormed Abuja on Tuesday vowing that his victory at the polls so far cannot be upturned. The LP candidate who spoke in a press conference in Abuja said with his 172000 votes in 10 local governments against PDP’s 80,000, he maintained a distant lead in the 16 local Read More

Lawan hails Buni on electoral victory

March 20, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

President of the Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, Monday, paid a congratulatory visit to Governor Mai Mala Buni at the Government House Damaturu on his victory at the just concluded 2023 governorship election in the state.   Lawan said the re-election of Governor Mai Mala Buni and t state assembly members under the platform of the APC is approval for what the Read More

Governor Buni”s reelection well deserved

March 20, 2023 Admin III 0

My leader, I want to congratulate you on your re-election as the governor of Yobe state. Your victory in this important election was not a surprise to me because of the leadership skill you displayed in your first tenure which to many has brought development in all its ramifications to Yobe state.  Your victory in this election is indeed a Read More

Kwara speaker wins re-election bid in Ilesha-Gwanara constituency

March 20, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the incumbent speaker of Kwara state House of Assembly, Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, as winner of the Ilesha-Gwanara state constituency election held Saturday, March 18. Danladi-Salihu, who contested the election under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), floored his main rival, Usman Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Declaring the Read More

Kwara: NOUN fresh graduate, 26, elected youngest state assembly member 

March 19, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

A 26-year-old fresh graduate of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Hon Rukayat Shittu, has been elected youngest member of the Kwara state house of assembly.  Rukayat, who contested under the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) was declared winner of Owode /Onire state constituency of Asa Local Government Area of Kwara state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Read More

Tinubu’s victory and the inputs of Shu’aib Abubakar Audu

March 17, 2023 Jamila Musa 0

It is no longer news that the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been declared the winner of February 25 election and issued a certificate as president elect. His victory is spectacular in many respect because it is one of the closest, free, peaceful and transparent presidential elections ever history of Nigeria. Read More

Osimhen nominated for 2 awards in UCL

March 16, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen has been nominated for the UEFA Champions League Player of the Week award. Osimhen is also in the running for Goal of the Week prize. The 24-year-old scored a brace in Napoli’s 3-0 victory against Eintracht Frankfurt on Wednesday night. The striker has now registered four goals in five outings in the competition this season. Manchester Read More

Call for Adamu’s sack: Time to show Salihu Lukman, others out – APC group

March 12, 2023 Agi Onda 0

The Muhammadu Buhari Osinbajo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to take a decisive action by showing 5th columnists in the party, working under the cover of the National Working Committee (NWC) the exit door before they cause unimaginable hurt to the party. The group was reacting to a press statement entitled; “APC Internal Dynamics Read More

2023 state assembly election: Vote PDP, Diri begs Bayelsa electorate

March 7, 2023 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the electorate in the state to again vote massively for candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s House of Assembly election. Governor Diri stated this in Government House, Yenagoa, during three days of consultative meetings with his party’s candidates, caucus leaders, stakeholders and the leadership of the non-indigenes Read More

Kostyuk wins first WTA title, refuses Gracheva handshake

March 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk won her first WTA title at the ATX Open and refused to shake the hand of her Russian opponent, Varvara Gracheva. Kostyuk, 20, beat 22-year-old Gracheva 6-3 7-5 in Austin, Texas. She dedicated her victory to her country and “all the people who are fighting and dying” following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year. “Being in the Read More