Elections: Peaceful Elections in Enugu, CP Suleiman hails Officers

The Commissioner of police, Enugu State command CP Suleiman Balarabe has expressed satisfaction over the 2019 Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections. CP Suleiman who congratulated men and officers of command for a job well done said, “your professional displays on the day of election is outstanding”. He said, ” the need to commend you all cannot be over emphasized as all hands were on deck in line with the compliance of operational guidelines of the Inspector General of police IGP Mohammed Adamu”. He mention that a murder case…

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Enugu police command arrests notorious ATM theft

Juliet Ezeh, Abuja. The Enugu police command  has arrested one Mr. Emmanuel Uchenna, a 32years old man from Nnenwe in Enugu state. The Operatives of independence Layout Division of the Nigeria Police Force Enugu state Command on 7/3/19 through intelligence information nabbed an Armed Robbery suspect identified as Uchenna Emmanuel at new generation Bank Automate Teller Machine Point Located at the Presidential Road axis of  the state. The command PRO SP Ebere Amarizu confirmed the incidents today he said, “It was gathered that suspect together with his gang members  had allegedly invaded…

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Breaking News: Babajide Sanwo-Olu Wins Lagos Governorship Election

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Lagos governorship election.  Sanwo-Olu polled a total of 739,445 votes to beat his closest rival Jimmy Agbaje of the PDP who polled a total of 206,141 votes. INEC’s Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, noted that the APC candidate, Sanwo-Olu, having polled a majority of the votes cast at the polls, is declared the winner of the election. Sanwo-Olu defeated Agbaje by a very broad margin of 533,304 votes. In…

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INEC Suspends Elections In Mopamuro, Kogi LG

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, postponed the state House of Assembly election across Mopamuro Local Government Area of Kogi state. The Electoral Officer, Mopamuro LGA, Mr Okpanachi Ojodale, told the News Agency of Nigeria, at the INEC office in Mopa, that the election was postponed to Sunday, March 10, due to wrong ballot papers that were taken to the area. According to Ojodale, the ballot papers belonging to Akpa LGA in Kogi East, were taken to Mopamuro LGA, development that was discovered in the early hours of Saturday…

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Helen Paul Bags Doctorate Degree From University Of Lagos

Popular Nigerian comedian and actress, Helen Paul is in a hhappy mood at the moment as she bags doctorate degree on International Women’s Day, she was conferred with a doctorate degree by the Senate of the University of Lagos. She took to her social media space to share the good news. She wrote: ‘Joy in my heart. Thank you God AlmightyThe Senate of University of Lagos confirmed the award of Ph.D in Theatre Arts to moi!!!!!! What a joy coming on International Women’s Day 08/03/2019. Officially Dr Helen Paul�������HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S…

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Buhari runs a govt with no direction – Financial Times

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Financial Times of London says President Muhammadu Buhari has been running a government that lacks a clear direction in the last four years. The respected newspaper therefore called on the President to see his re-election as an opportunity to do the right thing. The Financial Times said this in its editorial which has been read and shared thousands of times around the world. It said there was no clear economic policy like that of Rwanda and Ethiopia. It read in part, “With his renewed mandate, it…

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INEC Office In Akwa Ibom Burnt Hours Before Governorship And Assembly Election

With just hours to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been razed by fire. It is not yet known how the fire started, but it is said to have been started by persons suspected to be hoodlums. Elections materials were destroyed in the incident. At the time of this report, it was not yet clear if the destruction of election materials would affect elections in the state, leading…

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“Waymaker” by Sinach crosses 100 Million views on Youtube

Nigerian Gospel music minister, Sinach has crossed 100 million views on youtube for her song “waymaker” which was released in 2015. “Waymaker” by Sinach is the third Nigerian song to reach 100 million view on youtube after Davido’s “Fall” and Yemi Alade’s “Johnny”. Sinach, is a Nigerian Gospel music singer, songwriter, and senior worship leader at  Believers Loveworld international also known as Christ Embassy. She is known globally for several gospel hits songs which include, “Way Maker”, “I Know Who I Am”, “Great Are You Lord”, “Rejoice”, “He Did It…

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School feeding: Primary school pupils rushed to hospital after taking meal in Katsina

Reports gotten by Katsina Post has it that no fewer than five Primary school pupils were rushed to a primary health care center in Makurda, Rimi Local government in the early hours of Monday after taking their meal being served to them in school. According to our sources, the pupils complained of stomachache immediately after taking the meal which prompted the school to stopped the sharing of the food and quickly retrieved the remnants from the other pupils. The pupils who complained of the stomachache were then quickly rushed to…

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Tribunal orders INEC to allow PDP access to election materials

The Court of Appeal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have access to all certified copies of the materials used in conducting the 2019 presidential election. This, according to the court, is in pursuant to section 151(1 &2) of the Electoral Act as amended in 2010 which states that: (1) An order for an inspection of a polling document or an inspection documents of a document or any other packet in the custody of the Chief…

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Lawmaker laments clamp down on opposition, charges IGP to release detained PDP chairman in kogi

 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The member representing Bassa LGA in the Kogi state House of Assembling Hon. Sunday Shigaba has called on the Inspector General of police Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, the Deputy inspector General of police (DIG) in charge of elections for Kwara and kogi Godwin Nwobodo and Commissioner of police Hameed Busari to ensure unconditional release of the chairman of PDP Bassa LGA Hon. Augustine Wodi who was arrested and detained by the officers of SARS yesterday. The lawmaker who is also the Candidate of the PDP in the Saturday House of Assembly…

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FIFA receives Chelsea appeal against 1-year transfer ban

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has received Chelsea’s appeal against a one-year transfer ban, though has not decided on Tuesday whether to freeze the sanction during the legal process and clear the club to sign players in the offseason. Chelsea previously said it would challenge the ban on registering new players through January 2020 which FIFA imposed for breaching rules designed to protect teenage players from trafficking. In similar cases, FIFA has agreed not to enforce the ban during a club’s appeal process. That policy let Barcelona and Real Madrid sign players ahead of their…

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Ryan Giggs backs Solskjaer to stay on at United

Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs backed acting boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Monday to permanently take the Old Trafford top job but called their upcoming Champions League fixture against PSG a “big ask”. “I can’t see anyone past Ole at the moment. The record they’ve had in…

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Elections: APC Candidates, Others Step Down For PDP

Governor David Umahi’s re-election bid received a boost on Tuesday when 26 opposition candidates stepped down for him. Also, two All Progressives Congress (APC) State House of Assembly candidates at the event also announced that they were stepping down for opposition PDP candidates. Okorie Ogbonnaya of the Advanced Allied Party (AAP), who spoke on behalf of the governorship candidates, said their decision was to allow for continuity. “After critically appraising the developmental stride of Governor Umahi and in perfect agreement that he has done well in his first term and…

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Kogi Media group expresses concern over Gubernatorial, Assembly elections

ATABOR JULIUS Lokoja The Okun Media Link, a popular voice of the people of kogi west senatorial zone of the state has expressed worries over ugly signal of alleged threat to peace and security across the zone for the saturday gubernatorial and state House of Assembly elections. In a press release signed by the Chairman Friday Ogungbemi and made available to Journalists in lokoja on Wednesday warned politicians to eschew violence and to embrace peaceful conduct of the elections advising that all the candidates are brethren whose aim is for…

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Obj at 82: I will continue to criticise Buhari

By Olawale Jokotoye/Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo broke his silence Tuesday since President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election last week, by saying he will continue to criticise him. The former leader who had campaigned against Buhari’s re-election by raising a Third Force and a Coalition group, before finally settling for Abubakar Atiku, spoke at an event marking his 82nd birthday. The event took place at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta. His comment followed an advice by the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Aremu Gbadebo that Obasanjo should stop his…

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‘I Was Robbed’, Shehu Sani Reacts To Election Loss

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has reacted to his loss in the National Assembly election. Senator Sani, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, attributed his defeat to alleged electoral malpractices in the poll. “I don’t think I lost that election because you oddly lose an election when it is free, fair, and credible,” said the candidate of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) during his appearance on the programme on Monday. He added, “When it is a robbery, it is either…

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See Top 7 Countries with the Highest Rate of Theft

When traveling abroad, you often want to bring your computer, a camera, cell phone and some nice jewelry for wearing out, but according to international robbery crime statistics, traveling with these valuables can be dangerous and make you more prone to theft. In a recent survey by Gallup Analytic that looked at theft around the globe, the theft rate in the United States came in at around 17 percent, meaning these respondents were the victims of some sort of robbery—being a mugging (bag-snatching), car theft or theft with threat. According…

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