BREAKING: SDP’s Natasha Akpoti Calls For Cancellation Of Election In Kogi Central, Lokoja

The Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has called for the cancellation of the elections in Kogi Central and parts of Lokoja, the state capital.

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Russian Strikes Kill Nine Civilians In Syria

  Airstrikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed nine civilians in the jihadist-run enclave of Idlib in the northwest of the country, a war monitor said. Five of the victims died in the village of Al-Malaja in southern Idlib province while the other four were killed in raids on the town of Saraqeb … Continue reading Russian Strikes Kill Nine Civilians In Syria

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Two Planes In ‘Minor’ Collision At Frankfurt Airport

  An Air Namibia plane collided with a Korean Air jet after landing at Frankfurt airport on Saturday evening, officials said, adding that no one was injured. Both aircraft were damaged in what Air Namibia on Sunday called “a minor accident”. A spokeswoman for Frankfurt airport said the incident happened at around 6:00 pm (1700 … Continue reading Two Planes In ‘Minor’ Collision At Frankfurt Airport

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Burkina Faso Army Says 32 ‘Terrorists’ Killed In Two Operations

  The Burkina Faso army said on Sunday it had killed 32 “terrorists” in two operations in the north of the country after an attack on a patrol. One soldier was killed in the operations, which come less than a month after 37 people were killed in an ambush on a convoy transporting employees of … Continue reading Burkina Faso Army Says 32 ‘Terrorists’ Killed In Two Operations

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PHOTOS: INEC Yet To Commence Collation Of Results In Bayelsa

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has not commenced the collation of results for the Bayelsa State poll. The election in Kogi and Bayelsa on Saturday was greatly marred by violence and other electoral malpractice. But while collation has kicked-off in Kogi, the electoral body is yet to begin the process in Bayelsa. INEC officials … Continue reading PHOTOS: INEC Yet To Commence Collation Of Results In Bayelsa

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PHOTOS: Results For Kogi Gov Election Start Arriving At Collation Centre

Results for the Kogi State governorship election are being brought to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s collation centre in trickles from the local governments. There is tight security at the collation centre in Lokoja where the final results will be collated with residents and Nigerians eagerly waiting to find out the outcome of the keenly … Continue reading PHOTOS: Results For Kogi Gov Election Start Arriving At Collation Centre

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Governorship Polls: Protect Your Votes, PDP Tells Kogites, Bayelsans

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the people of Kogi and Bayelsa state to remain at alert, resist all undemocratic brigand elements and take all legitimate steps to protect their votes to the very end. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, the party also charged INEC and security forces … Continue reading Governorship Polls: Protect Your Votes, PDP Tells Kogites, Bayelsans

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Dasuki/El-Zakzaky: DSS Statement A Justification Of Brazen Abuse Of Power – Falana

  Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has berated the Department of State Services for saying that a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and others, freely chose to remain in DSS custody rather than in prison. Mr. Falana described the statement … Continue reading Dasuki/El-Zakzaky: DSS Statement A Justification Of Brazen Abuse Of Power – Falana

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Army Subdues Boko Haram Fighters, Rescues Eight In Borno

  Following a reinvigorated drive to end the insurgency in Nigeria, the Army has continued to sustain the tempo of the ongoing Counter-Terrorism operations in the North East with a view to decimating and destroying the remnant Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) criminals across the Operation LAFIYA DOLE Theatre. In one of its numerous … Continue reading Army Subdues Boko Haram Fighters, Rescues Eight In Borno

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Euro 2020 Takes Shape As Netherlands, Germany And Croatia Qualify

  The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals. Austria also made it through to the multi-host tournament, which kicks off in Rome on June 12, with 16 sides now ensured of … Continue reading Euro 2020 Takes Shape As Netherlands, Germany And Croatia Qualify

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