Monthly Archives: March 2019

Osimhen Turns The Tables Against Libya With Hat Trick

Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria ‘s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba, to reach the third qualifying round of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament. The match, which was played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, was also the second leg of a qualification round ...

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Secondus Kicks As APC Wants PDP Leaders Arrested For ‘Illegal Access’ To INEC Server

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council on Monday asked the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Services to invite, interrogate and possibly prosecute leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party over what it described as their illegal access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The organisation’s Director, Strategic Communications, Festus Keyamo (SAN), made the ...

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Bauchi Governor Congratulates Gov-Elect, Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has congratulated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Bala Mohammed, on his victory at the recently concluded governorship election in the state. In a congratulatory message signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Strategy, Ali M. Ali, the Governor expressed his satisfaction with the process. He said, “I wish to congratulate the ...

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Declare Bala Mohammed Bauchi Governor-Elect Without Further Delay — Peter Obi Charges INEC

…felicitates with Tambuwal, Ortom on re-election Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has felicitated with Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Samuel Ortom of Benue State, both of whom won re-election during last Saturday’s supplementary governorship elections. “These victories, which I expected and which are well-deserved, are in recognition ...

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Police Arrest 113 Suspected Cultists, Armed Robbers In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka In continuation of its ongoing raids on black sports in order to sterm the tide of cultism and other criminal elements, the Anambra State Police Command has arrested 113 suspected cultists, child theft syndicates and armed robbers across the state, in which 45 suspected cultists were charged to court, 35 screened out while 33 others under investigation. ...

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Collapse: Lagos Urges Occupants Of Distressed Buildings To Relocate

The Lagos State Government has urged occupants of marked distressed buildings across the State to immediately vacate them pending the arrival of the demolition team of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA). Also, relief and resettlement centres have been opened to accommodate those affected. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye made the appeal just as a ...

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Renowned Poet, Gabriel Okara, Dies At 97

By April 24, 2019, Gabriel Imomotimi Okara, an iconic, first generation, Nigerian poet and novelist, would have turned 98 years. But, on Monday, March 25, 2019, he died in Port Harcourt of old age. Born in Bumoundi in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, he was educated at Government College Umuahia, and later at Yaba Higher College. In 1945, he found work as ...

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Bishop Okoh Commissions Multi-Million Naira Cathedral 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was an atmosphere of joy, jubilation and fun-fare as the General Superintendent of Christ Holy Church International, Archbishop Daniel Okoh, consecrated and commissioned its magnificent cathedral in Awka the Anambra state capital. Members of the church could not withhold their excitement as they danced to the glory of God for using a philanthropist to build the ...

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Manipulated Elections And Nigerian Judiciary

By Casmir Igbokwe Hope! Justice! These two words have suddenly taken a prime place in Nigerian lexicon. The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal made this possible. Last Friday, the tribunal ruled that Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party won the September 2018 governorship election in Osun. The three-man tribunal ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not ...

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Metering No Longer Our Responsibility, Discos Tell Consumers

Power distributors have declared that they are no longer responsible for the provision of meters to electricity consumers across the country. It was also gathered from the Discos that the monetary shortfall in Nigeria’s power had risen to over N1.4tn despite the marginal improvement in revenue collection by the electricity distributors on behalf of the industry. Data obtained in Abuja ...

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