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    January 14, 2018 Mr Dominic Bakuni of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP ) has won the Ardo-kola State Constituency Bye-election, Taraba, conducted on Saturday. The bye-election was conducted in ten Registration Areas: Alin Gora, Ardo kola, Iware, Jauro Yinu, Lamido Borno, Mayo renewo, Sarkin Dutse, Sunkani, Tau and Zongon kombi. Announcing the result on Sunday ...
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    January 13, 2018 The Presidency has alerted the public on the existence of a fake Twitter handle purportedly belonging to President Muhammadu Buhari. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, who made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday, said already a fake message was being circulated on ...
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    January 13, 2018 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised the media to be mindful of its reportage of electoral events during the 2019 general elections. The commission Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the plea at an event “Agenda for the Nigerian Guild of Editors’ Retreat’’ organised by the U.S. Mission Nigeria-Public Affairs Section ...
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    January 13, 2018 The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Omu-Aran Unit Command in Kwara, on Saturday decorated 11 of its newly promoted officers and men with their new ranks. Decorating the officers and men in Omu-Aran, Mr Oluyinka Adetunji, the Unit Commander, advised them to imbibe selflessness and dedication in the discharge of their responsibilities. ...
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    January 13, 2018 A group, known as Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW), on Saturday tasked the newly-appointed and redeployed members of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s cabinet to hit the ground running with progressive vision. Aremo Hassan, the president of the group, who made the appeal in a statement he issued, commended Ambode for the new ...
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    January 13, 2018 Anambra Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke, hailed the peaceful conduct of the re-run election in Anambra Central Senatorial District. Okeke made the assertion after casting his vote by 11 a.m at Uruokwe Primary School Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area on Saturday . He said that INEC had redeemed its image by ...
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    Leader of the Shiite Movement, an Islamic sect with headquarters in Kaduna, El-Zakzaky has addressed the press after he was rumoured to have died two days ago. The Department of State Services(DSS) had on Friday in Abuja said that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is not dead, contrary to ...
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    January 12, 2018 The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Friday dismissed an appeal filed by the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, over the temporary forfeiture of her $5.7million. Jonathan had appealed a ruling by a Federal High Court in Lagos which temporarily ordered the money’s forfeiture to the Federal Government. The Court ...
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    January 12, 2018 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra says it has taken adequate measures to ensure smooth, credible, free and fair election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run on Saturday. Mr Leo Nkedife, the Head of Department of Publicity and Voter Education in INEC in the state, said this while speaking ...
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    January 12, 2018 The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says the Federal Government has been budgeting N1 billion annually for the provision of water and sanitation facilities for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The minister said this on Friday when the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Mrs Amina Mohammed, paid him a courtesy visit in ...