Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, says the school that collapsed in the Ilafaji area of the state yesterday March 13th, was operating illegally. While visiting the scene of the incident, the governor said the school and shops in the three-storey building, were not authorized and were operating “illegally” in the building, which is meant solely […]
The army said it was in possession of credible intelligence that confirmed the kitting of political thugs with military uniforms and arming of same, to impersonate soldiers and perpetrate various crimes in the furtherance of the activities of their political bosses. “Sadly, these thugs have severally been wrongly viewed and addressed as real military personnel […]
Professor Seth Acrajaja of the Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa state, who served as the Returning Officer declared the results at the INEC office in Asaba. Governor Okowa won 23 Local Government Areas, polling 925, 274 votes to defeat the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Great Ogboru who emerged second with 215,938 votes. Ogboru […]
The 2019 general elections are the sixth in the nation since 1999, the year Nigeria returned to democratic rule, and the first since the All Progressives Congress ousted the Peoples Democratic Party from power after it held sway for 16 years. A total of 73 candidates are in the presidential race, according to INEC, including incumbent President, Muhammadu […]
Tottenham produced a scintillating second-half performance to beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at Wembley. Heung-Min Son scored for the fourth game in a row to put Spurs ahead in the 47th minute. Jan Vertonghen then volleyed in from Serge Aurier’s cross in the 83rd minute before […]
A faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Zamfara state has promised to organise a separate campaign rally for President Muhammadu Buhari. The Youth Leader of the faction, Rabiu Abubakar, made this known in a radio broadcast.
Eight-time Olympic champion, Usain Bolt, has declared his sports life over, after frustrations in his bid to begin a post-athletics career in football. 32-year old Jamaican had spent two months, training with Australian side, Central Coast Mariners, but left in November after the club failed to find financial backing for a professional deal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned another Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission to address prevailing security challenges in the sub-region. President Buhari stated that the meeting, which is a follow up to a similar one held in N’djamena, the Chadian capital in November, was convened for the […]
Serena Williams raced to a 6-2 6-1 victory over sister Venus to progress to the fourth round of the US Open. There will be further tests to come that will show whether Serena is totally back to her best, but there was little to fault as she won in just 71 minutes, equalling the most […]
In an apparent reversal of its earlier position on the mode of elections during its forthcoming primaries, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has said that direct elections would be adopted for all its primaries. Briefing journalists at the end of the NEC meeting Thursday in Abuja, Plateau state Governor, Simon Lalong had said when […]