Monthly Archives: July 2019

Election Petition: Witnesses Fault Buhari’s Victory At Presidential Poll

*Say he was allocated with unmerited votes in the North *Security agents allegedly compromised, connived with APC  Seven witnesses of the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar yesterday faulted the victory of Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election. The grouse of the witnesses were that the election was poorly conducted in the Northern part of the country with massive ...

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Police, Shiites Clash Again In Abuja Over El-Zakzaky

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have returned to the streets of the nation’s capital, to protest the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Police fired tear gas canisters to disperse them while some members of the group were arrested. The latest protest took place at the Federal secretariat area. On Tuesday, several vehicles were damaged while ...

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Buhari Sends Muhammad Name To Senate For Confirmation As CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the name of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, to the Senate for approval as the substantive CJN. The letter was read at plenary by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. It read, “In accordance with Section 231 (1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), which gives ...

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Lagos Declares Free Tolls At Lekki-Ikoyi Tollgates

…to introduce electronic toll collection at Ikoyi Link Bridge Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared toll free for motorists going and coming out of Lekki axis during rush hours on Thursday. The Governor declared a toll-free passage at the toll plaza on Lekki-Epe Expressway and the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge between 6:30am and 9:30am and also at the peak ...

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We’ll Look At Merit Of Petitions Against Indirect Primaries In Kogi – APC

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has received petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi State in reaction to Indirect Primaries adopted for the election of the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in the state. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said the NWC would look ...

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(Updated) AFCON 2019: Nigeria Beat South Africa 2-1

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have beaten  South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 in Egypt. The game ended 2-1 in favour of Nigeria. With this victory, the Super Eagles progressed to the semi-final of the competition. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Samuel Chukwueze opened scoring for Nigeria on 27th minute. Chukwueze was in ...

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Atiku Raises Alarm Over Nigeria’s Rising Debts

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says the increasing debt profile of Nigeria is becoming more than a source of concern. According to him, the situation is now at the stage where all genuine lovers of Nigeria ought to raise an alarm. In a statement signed by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, Atiku said, “On May 29, ...

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Buhari To Submit Ministerial List This Week

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for the consideration and approval of the red chamber this week. Lawan who stated this at plenary on Wednesday explained that the executive arm of government was working hard to ensure that the list was ready early enough before the ...

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Six Men In Trouble As 63 Female Panties Are Discovered In Graveyard

Six men have landed themselves into trouble after they were convicted of performing money ritual popularly known as “mubobobo” in Zimbabwe, with 63 pairs of women’s panties in a graveyard. The ring leader of the group Handerson Chiwondo fled from the court leaving his disciples to bear the brunt of the judgment after Chief Makope’s traditional court in Nzvimbo village, ...

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APGA Chieftain Condemns Protest Against Victor Umeh 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned an alleged sponsored protest by some irate youths to assassinate the character and person of Sen. Victor Umeh. Ezeonwuka said such protest against one whom he described as the life-wire of APGA was to all intents and purposes ...

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