Anambra Poll: ‘I Was Surprised’, Soludo Reacts To Exclusion From INEC’s List

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuemeka Soludo, has reacted to the exclusion of his name from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) list, saying it came as a surprise to him.

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Troops Kill Three Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists, Arrest 11 Others

  Troops have killed three suspected Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and arrested 11 others as part of the counterterrorism operations in the northeast. Army spokesman, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, who confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Monday, said troops ambushed the terrorists’ crossing point along Banki Junction-Miyanti … Continue reading Troops Kill Three Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists, Arrest 11 Others

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Kano State Govt Complies With FG’s Directive, Suspends Sallah Festivities

  In compliance with the Federal Government’s placing of six states on red alert including Kano, the state government has suspended all Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) festivities. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who announced this, however, said that the Eid Prayers would be held in all the five Emirates and mosques across the state. … Continue reading Kano State Govt Complies With FG’s Directive, Suspends Sallah Festivities

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Court Declines To Suspend July 24 Lagos Council Poll

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has refused to make an order of status quo ante that would have suspended the local government elections in Lagos scheduled for Saturday, July 24, 2021. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, rather, adjourned till November 29, proceedings in the suit filed by an All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship aspirant, … Continue reading Court Declines To Suspend July 24 Lagos Council Poll

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English FA Commission Probe Into Euro Final Mayhem

The English Football Association have commissioned an independent investigation after ticketless fans fought their way into Wembley before the Euro 2020 final.

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Iraq Market Blast Kills At Least 21, Injures 33

At least 21 people were killed and 33 wounded Monday in a bomb blast in a busy market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a medical source told AFP.

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Courts Order INEC To List Soludo, Uba As APGA, PDP Candidates

  High Courts in Anambra on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to list the names of Professor Chukwuma Soludo and Senator Ugochukwu Uba as the candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), respectively for the November 6, 2021, governorship election. In Professor Soludo’s case, the … Continue reading Courts Order INEC To List Soludo, Uba As APGA, PDP Candidates

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Ortom Laments Over Killing Of Two Aide Workers, Six Others By Suspected Herdsmen

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has lamented over the Sunday night killing of Benue farmers and two aid workers at Tomanyii village in the Guma Local Government Area.  Speaking to newsmen on Monday, Governor Ortom noted that until the Federal Government “which wine and dines with the leadership of the armed herdsmen decide … Continue reading Ortom Laments Over Killing Of Two Aide Workers, Six Others By Suspected Herdsmen

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Eid-El Kabir: Police Deploy 2200 Operatives To Provide Adequate Security In Zamfara

  In view of the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir Sallah celebrations slated from 20th and the 21st July 2021, the Zamfara State Police Command has deployed 2200 operatives to ensure guarantee safety and security of lives and properties in the state.  The State Police Commissioner, CP Hussaini Rabiu made the arrangement that is aimed at catering to … Continue reading Eid-El Kabir: Police Deploy 2200 Operatives To Provide Adequate Security In Zamfara

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‘We Can Do It’: Buhari Confident Of Lifting 100m Nigerians Out Of Poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday reiterated his administration’s commitment to lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty, saying it is achievable if there is synergy between the government and the people.

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