Bauchi Elections: PDP Wins Tafawa Balewa LGA

  The Collation Officer of Tafawa Balewa local government Dr. Musa Dahiru, has announced the results for the district, with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerging winner. According to Dr. Dahiru, at the end of collation, APC polled 30,055 votes while the PDP polled 39, 225 votes. Collation of governorship result for the district earlier on Monday, … Continue reading Bauchi Elections: PDP Wins Tafawa Balewa LGA

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President Buhari Hosts Dinner To Honour New APC Senators

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently hosting a dinner in honour of the newly elected senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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‘INEC Has No Justification For Withholding My Certificate Of Return’ – Okorocha

    The Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has asked the Independent National electoral commission (INEC) to urgently present him his certificate of return as the Senator-Elect for the Imo West Senatorial district election. Addressing newsmen at the government house in Owerri the Imo state capital, The Governor says INEC does not have any moral … Continue reading ‘INEC Has No Justification For Withholding My Certificate Of Return’ – Okorocha

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Teacher From Kenyan Village, Peter Tabichi Wins World’s Best, $1mn

A maths and physics teacher from a secondary school in a remote village in Kenya's Rift Valley has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019, organisers have said.

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British Airways Flight Ends Up In Wrong City

A British Airways plane flew by mistake from London to Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf in Germany on Monday.

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Kano PDP Aggrieved By Outcome Of Governorship Election, Rejects Result

  The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kano have expressed dissatisfaction at the conduct of the governorship election which produced a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Ganduje as the winner. The PDP, at a press conference in Kano, rejected the results and vowed to contest the outcome at the election … Continue reading Kano PDP Aggrieved By Outcome Of Governorship Election, Rejects Result

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Supplementary Elections: Extensive Electoral Security Problems Were Observed, Says EU

    The European Union (EU) has said that extensive electoral security problems were observed in the recently concluded supplementary elections.  According to a report by the EU’s Election Observation Mission (EU EOM), parts of Kano were largely inaccessible to EU observers, citizen observers and journalists were also obstructed. The EU noted in its report that it … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: Extensive Electoral Security Problems Were Observed, Says EU

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Alleged Sexual Abuse, Sodomy In Maiduguri Prison: Shettima Constitutes Investigative Committee

  The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has constituted an eight-man committee to investigate allegations of sodomy, forced abortion and sexual abuse at the Maiduguri maximum Security prison. This followed a damning and detailed account of happenings in the prison, as reported by one of the inmates Charles Okah, through human rights lawyer Femi Falana. … Continue reading Alleged Sexual Abuse, Sodomy In Maiduguri Prison: Shettima Constitutes Investigative Committee

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Bayelsa Mourns Literary ICON, Gabriel Okara, Declares Three Days Of Mourning

  Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has described the death of famous poet and novelist, Dr. Gabriel Imomotimi Okara as a great loss to the state and Nigeria. Governor Dickson stated that as a mark of honour, his government has declared three days mourning for the late Okara beginning from Monday to Wednesday this … Continue reading Bayelsa Mourns Literary ICON, Gabriel Okara, Declares Three Days Of Mourning

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Parliament Support ‘Not Sufficient’ For Third Brexit Vote – May

  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said there was “still not sufficient support” in parliament for her to bring her Brexit deal back to parliament for a third vote. “As things stand there is still not sufficient support in the House to bring back the deal for a third meaningful vote,” May told … Continue reading Parliament Support ‘Not Sufficient’ For Third Brexit Vote – May

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