Supplementary Polls: PDP Condemns Reported Attack On Kano Members

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the reported attacks on its agents and members during the supplementary elections in Kano State. The party made the allegation in a statement on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. It said the attacks were carried out by suspected political thugs allegedly with the help … Continue reading Supplementary Polls: PDP Condemns Reported Attack On Kano Members

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Alleged Sexual Abuse: Pope Accepts Chile Cardinal Ezzati’s Resignation

  Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Chilean Cardinal Riccardo Ezzati, who had agreed to step down along with his country’s bishops over sexual abuse cases and their cover-up, the Vatican said Saturday. Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the seventh senior Chilean church official to resign over a scandal which the pope insists must … Continue reading Alleged Sexual Abuse: Pope Accepts Chile Cardinal Ezzati’s Resignation

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Deputy Minister, Others Killed In Somalia Terrorist Attack

  Five people were killed including a deputy minister on Saturday after Al-Shabaab militants stormed government buildings in Somalia’s capital, a witness and a senator told AFP. “I saw the dead bodies of four people, one of them in police uniform,” said witness Abdulahi Mohamed. Senator Ilyas Ali Hassan named the deceased minister as Saqar … Continue reading Deputy Minister, Others Killed In Somalia Terrorist Attack

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Injured Messi To Miss Argentina Friendly Against Morocco

  Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup. Barcelona star Messi started the fixture following a self-imposed eight-month exile in which he missed six friendlies since the tournament in … Continue reading Injured Messi To Miss Argentina Friendly Against Morocco

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UK Calls For ‘Peaceful And Transparent’ Supplementary Elections

  The United Kingdom has called for a peaceful process as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducts supplementary elections in some states. The UK said this via a tweet from the verified handle of the British High Commission in Nigeria on Friday. It said it would deploy election observes in some of the states … Continue reading UK Calls For ‘Peaceful And Transparent’ Supplementary Elections

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Death Rumour: El-Rufai Cautions Nigerians Against Spreading Fake News

  The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has cautioned Nigerians against the spread of fake news. His statement follows death rumours from alleged involvement in a car accident. The governor stated this during a welcome dinner organised for him by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after his arrival from a one week holiday … Continue reading Death Rumour: El-Rufai Cautions Nigerians Against Spreading Fake News

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Borno Senator, Abba Aji Challenges Shettima’s Victory At Tribunal

  The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Mohammed Abba Aji, has challenged Governor Kashim Shettima’s victory in the Borno Central senatorial district election. Abba Aji filed a petition at the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in north-east Nigeria. His appeal was among the early petitions at the … Continue reading Borno Senator, Abba Aji Challenges Shettima’s Victory At Tribunal

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VIDEO: Drama In Bauchi As Voters Chase Politicians From Polling Unit

  There was drama on Saturday at a polling unit in Bauchi State where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting a supplementary election. Some electorate chased politicians from disrupting the process at Kagadama polling unit in Dass Local Government Area of the state. LIVE: Supplementary Elections Hold In 17 States, FCT They resisted … Continue reading VIDEO: Drama In Bauchi As Voters Chase Politicians From Polling Unit

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Griezmann Stars As France Thrash Moldova In Euro 2020 Qualifier

  Winger Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as World Cup winners France easily beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday. The Atletico Madrid attacker opened the scoring in the 24th minute of the Group H encounter before crossing for Raphael Varane to double the scores three … Continue reading Griezmann Stars As France Thrash Moldova In Euro 2020 Qualifier

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Serena Survives Scare To Advance In Miami

  Serena Williams survived an “irresponsible” second set lapse on Friday to see off Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 in her second-round opener of the WTA and ATP Miami Open. “I wasn’t really happy with my performance,” admitted the 23-time Grand Slam champion, who is playing in just her third tournament of 2019 having … Continue reading Serena Survives Scare To Advance In Miami

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