NBA: James becomes first player to Score 39,000 points

November 22, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

LeBron James became the first player to score 39,000 points in the NBA as the LA Lakers beat the Utah Jazz in the in-season tournament. Needing five points, he scored 17 in a 131-99 victory in Los Angeles that secured a quarter-final place. James, 38, surpassed Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s tally of 38,387 points in February to become the leading Read More

PDP knocks APC over attacks on Jonathan 

November 20, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

  The Bayelsa state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state for attacking former President Goodluck Jonathan over personal comments he made during a visit to Governor Douye Diri last Friday. The PDP state publicity secretary, Mr. Ebiye Ogoli, in a statement Monday, accused the APC of twisting the former Read More

Kogi guber election beyond tribal sentiment – Yahaya Bello 

November 19, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Saturday said elections in the state has gone beyond ethnic sentiment.  He said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the governorship election because the party presented a popular candidate acceptable to the three senatorial districts in the state. He stated this at a stakeholders meeting of the APC held in Government House, Lokoja. Read More

AbdulRazaq splashes N6m on winners of presidential school debate 

November 19, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

  The Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, weekend rewarded  each of the state’s six public school students who won the presidential debate competition in Abuja with N1m cash gift each. Similarly, the governor also awarded state scholarship for their undergraduate studies in any discipline.  The governor who hosted the students to a reception in Ilorin,  called them the pride of Read More

Nwifuru congratulates Uzodinma on his re-election

November 13, 2023 Amarachukwu Egeu-Agha 0

Ebonyi state Governor Francis Nwifuru  has congratulated Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state on his victory at the just concluded governorship election.  Nwifuru said the result of the election reflected the will of the people of Imo State.  In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Monday Uzor, the governor  said: “I am delighted to congratulate the Governor of Imo State and Read More

Imo guber: CNPP congratulates Uzodinma on re-election 

November 12, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

  Conference Of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has congratulated the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 11 governorship election in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma on his re-election.  The incumbent governor defeated his challengers according to the results declared by the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof Abayomi Fashina, who was the state Read More

Bayelsa polls: Labour Party washes hands off Diri’s endorsement 

November 9, 2023 Joy Emmanuel  0

The Labour Party has described as false and unsubstantiated the news making the rounds that its Bayelsa state chapter has ditched its governorship candidate in the November 11, 2023 election, Engr. Udengs Eradiri, and has declared its support for the state governor, Douye Diri.  Six out of the eight local government Labour Party Chairmen in Bayelsa state reportedly dumped the Read More

Court affirms Ibori’s daughter’s mandate as Rep member 

November 7, 2023 Joshua Egbodo  0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has affirmed the election of Hon Ibori-Suenu Erhiatake (PDP) of Delta state, daughter of former governor of the state, James Ibori. Erhiatake of Ethiope Federal Constituency floored the incumbent, Ben Rolands Igbakpa and Mr Halims Agoda  of the NNPP and APC, respectively. Hon. Justice Festus Ogbuinaya, Justice Senchi, and Justice Waziri delivered the judgement Read More

Gubenatorial poll: Natasha Akpoti’s victory won’t affect APC’s chances – Usman Ododo

November 2, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 11, 2023 election in Kogi state Mr Usman Ododo said Thursday that the victory of Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Court of Appeal would not affect the chances of the party. Ododi said this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after receiving Read More

Fadahunsi congratulates Tinubu over Supreme Court victory

October 29, 2023 Taiye  Odewale 0

  Senator Francis Fadahunsi (PDP Osun East) has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court had on Thursday last week, affirmed President Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the valid winner of the presidential election conducted on February 25, 2023 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Fadahunsi, in a Read More

Celebrating Nigeria’s landmark victory over P&ID

October 26, 2023 Musa Ilallah 0

After almost six years of legal engagement, Nigeria has finally succeeded in halting the enforcement that would have cost the Nigerian government $11 billion being arbitration award in favour of Process and Industrial Development, P&ID. This walk over against the company did not come to all patriotic Nigerians as a surprise.  As a background, in 2017 an arbitration tribunal ordered Read More

PDP confident of Atiku’s victory at Supreme Court — Ologunagba 

October 23, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is confident that the judgement of the Supreme Court will favour the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba stated this in a statement on Sunday. A five-member panel of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal led by Haruna Tsammani had dismissed three appeals challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu Read More

Akpabio behind my ordeal, sacked Adamawa Senator Abbo cries out

The Court of Appeal Abuja has sacked the lawmaker representing Adamawa North, Senator Elisha Abbo. Delivering judgement, the three-member panel presided over by Justice C.E. Nwosu-Iheme, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a Certificate of Return to Amos Yohanna as the duly elected senator representing the senatorial district in the National Assembly. The appellate court vacated the tribunal judgement which Read More

CAF Confederation Cup: CAF approves Uyo for Rivers United

October 10, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Africa football governing body CAF, on Tuesday morning, released the list of approved stadiums, ahead of the group stage matches of the 2023-24 Confederation Cup. The list released confirmed that Nigeria’s only representative in the tournament, Rivers United will play their home games away from the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port-Harcourt. The Pride of Rivers progressed to the group stage Read More

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