Rivers Elections: Court Denies AAC’s Application To Stop Collation, Announcement Of Results

    Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has denied an application filed by the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara, seeking to stop the collation of results for the March 9 Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly elections. Justice Ekwo held that the application brought … Continue reading Rivers Elections: Court Denies AAC’s Application To Stop Collation, Announcement Of Results

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Pregnant Woman, Two Children Killed As Fire Guts Home In Anambra

  Tragedy struck in Anambra community on Tuesday when a woman and her two children were burnt as fire gutted their home. The deceased, Nwazuru Okeke and her kids, Chidi Ebube and Makuo Chukwu Okeke were trapped in the inferno and burnt beyond recognition. Confirming the development to Channels Television, the spokesman for the Police … Continue reading Pregnant Woman, Two Children Killed As Fire Guts Home In Anambra

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Falana Asks FG To Probe Military’s Involvement In 2019 Elections

  Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has asked the Federal Government to probe and sanction the involvement of military personnel in Rivers and other states during the 2019 general elections. Falana in a statement issued on Tuesday indicated that the Nigerian Army was not deployed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) or President … Continue reading Falana Asks FG To Probe Military’s Involvement In 2019 Elections

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Theresa May Faces Cabinet Revolt Over Brexit Delay

  British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a cabinet revolt if she asked the EU for a long delay to Brexit, media reports said Wednesday, even after she had warned MPs of such a possibility. Downing Street confirmed that May would be asking EU leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday to delay Britain’s March 29 … Continue reading Theresa May Faces Cabinet Revolt Over Brexit Delay

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Nigerian Air Force To Provide Logistics For Supplementary Elections

  The Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force will provide logistics in the forthcoming supplementary elections. Speaking at a meeting with senior officers of the force in Abuja, Abubakar said over 120 NAF personnel are involved in the distribution of election materials across 31 locations in the … Continue reading Nigerian Air Force To Provide Logistics For Supplementary Elections

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New Zealand Charges Second Suspect With Sharing Live Stream Of Killings

  A 44-year-old man has become the second person charged with sharing a gruesome live stream video of the deadly attack at a Christchurch mosque, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called for a global response to the dangers of social media. Philip Arps, 44, was arrested by New Zealand Police on Tuesday, four … Continue reading New Zealand Charges Second Suspect With Sharing Live Stream Of Killings

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New Zealand Buries Syrian Father, Son Killed In Mosque Attack

  A Syrian refugee and his son who fled the chaos of their homeland only to meet tragedy in New Zealand were buried on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the mosque massacres. Hundreds of mostly Muslim mourners gathered at a cemetery in the southern city of Christchurch to lay to rest … Continue reading New Zealand Buries Syrian Father, Son Killed In Mosque Attack

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Eight Injured In Myanmar Violence

  Fighting between Myanmar’s military and ethnic Rakhine rebels in Mrauk U, the ancient capital of the Rakhine kingdom, has left at least eight locals injured, scaring tourists and sparking fears that the historical monuments are under threat. Ethnic and religious tensions divide western Rakhine state, where the army forced out some 740,000 Rohingya Muslims … Continue reading Eight Injured In Myanmar Violence

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Bauchi Governorship Poll: PDP Faults Court Ruling, Petitions NJC

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the ruling of Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, halting the collation and announcement of the March 9 Bauchi Governorship results. The PDP in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Wednesday, said that the matter should have … Continue reading Bauchi Governorship Poll: PDP Faults Court Ruling, Petitions NJC

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May Makes Last Minute Brexit Moves Ahead Of EU Summit

  British Prime Minister Theresa May will write to EU President Donald Tusk with a plan for delaying Brexit beyond March 29, her spokesman said, admitting the parliamentary deadlock had reached crisis levels. The letter will be sent before May heads to a Brussels summit on Thursday, where she has already promised to seek what could be a lengthy postponement … Continue reading May Makes Last Minute Brexit Moves Ahead Of EU Summit

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