2020 UTME: 1.9m register as exercise ends Feb. 17

David O Royal

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has so far registered over 1.9 million prospective candidates for its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with a few hours to the end of the exercise. Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s head of Media and Information, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency
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Insecurity: Presidency Has No Power To Stop Peaceful Protests – Falana

Akinkunmi Obakeye

  Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has said that the Presidency has no power to stop any peaceful protest by aggrieved Nigerians who are calling for the replacement of the service chiefs. Mr Falana, while responding to a statement credited to a presidential spokesperson, Mr Garba Shehu, on Sunday, said Nigerians have the … Continue reading Insecurity: Presidency Has No Power To Stop Peaceful Protests – Falana

Adopt policies that’ll tackle poverty, unemployment, Ngige tells Labour Centre

Victor Ogunyinka

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Minister of Labour and Employment and Chairman of the Government Group of the Governing Board of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Senator Chris Ngige has urged the member countries of the African Regional Labour Centre ( ARLAC) to adopt active policies and programmes to tackle unemployment and poverty in order to check
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Eight killed as cultists clash in Rivers community

David O Royal

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: At least eight people were weekend killed in Okporowo village in Ogbakiri clan, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State following a cult clash. It was gathered that the victims were members of a particular cult group in the area and that they were killed by their colleagues. A source
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Count us out of Charley Boy protest in Imo ― Ourmumudondo

Victor Ogunyinka

By Chinonso Alozie – Owerri The Imo State chapter of Ourmumudondo group yesterday pleaded with the members of the public to dissociate them from the last pro-Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, protest in Imo, headed by their founder Charles Oputa, known as Charley Boy. According to the State Co-ordinator of the movement, Comrade Precious Nwadike and
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Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: CSO alleges use of same panel by Supreme Court to review judgment

David O Royal

By Gabriel Ewepu A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Sunday, alleged that the Supreme Court is making moves to use same panel that gave the judgment on the Imo State governorship election in favour of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, to review the same judgment
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Why you can’t restore Ihedioha, Uzodinma tells Supreme Court

David O Royal

….insists apex court can’t sit on appeal over its final judgements By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has filed a preliminary objection to challenge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to review its January 14 judgement that brought him to power. In a motion he jointly filed with the All Progressive Congress,
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Edo Election: Never again must we be divided, Obaseki to Edo People

Nwafor

AHEAD of the 19th September, 2020 Edo State gubernatorial election,  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has stressed the need for unity and peace, asking the people of the state not to be divided again irrespective of political, religious or tribal differences

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Insecurity: NASS, Presidency Committed To Finding Lasting Solutions

Akinkunmi Obakeye

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has given an assurance that the ninth National Assembly will continue to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to find lasting solutions to the current insecurity in the country. Lawan in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Press, Ezrel Tabiowo, stated that the Federal Government will also … Continue reading Insecurity: NASS, Presidency Committed To Finding Lasting Solutions

Fire guts Nsukka timber market

David O Royal

By Ikechukwu Odu Fire has gutted the timber market at Ugwuoye, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. Eye-witnesses who ran out to witness the incident said, the inferno started at about 5:30 am on Sunday morning. While reacting to the development, the chairman of the Nsukka Timber Dealers Association, Patrick Ozioko, said he was
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Son’s Brace Seal Win For Tottenham Against Aston Villa

Akinkunmi Obakeye

  Son Heung-min struck deep into stoppage time as Tottenham’s chances of Champions League football next season were boosted by a 3-2 win at Aston Villa on Sunday. A third consecutive Premier League victory lifts Spurs up to fifth — which could be enough to secure Champions League qualification with Manchester City facing a two-season … Continue reading Son’s Brace Seal Win For Tottenham Against Aston Villa

Imo: Why you can’t restore Ihedioha, Uzodinma tells Supreme Court

Victor Ogunyinka

Insists apex court can’t sit on appeal over its final judgements By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has filed a preliminary objection to challenge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to review its January 14 judgement that brought him to power. In a motion he jointly filed with the All Progressive Congress,
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Amotekun: Ekiti NBA advocates mandatory psychiatric test for operatives

David O Royal

By Rotimi Ojomoyela The Nigerian Bar Association(NBA), has suggested compulsory psychiatric test for the operatives of Ekiti State Security Network Agency called ‘Amotekun’. The body said subjecting recruits to such exercise would inject sanity into the conduct and operations of the operatives. NBA said the step became necessary in as result of alleged incessant misconduct
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Congratulations! Anita Joseph ties the knot with her beau, MC Fish 💍

BellaNaija.com

Another 2020 wedding, done, signed and sealed 💃🏾. Over the weekend, Anita Joseph tied the knot with her beau, MC Fish, and she’s feeling so grateful for marrying the love of her life. Check out their pre-wedding shoot. The Nollywood actress took to Instagram to share a few photos from the wedding, and we can’t wait […]

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Uzodinma asked to emulate Peter Obi, Willie Obiano

David O Royal

By Chomaobi Nwaiwu Governor of Imo State Senator Hope Uzodinma has been told to focus his new administration on infrastructural development, education and prompt payment of workers as done by the successful governments of Mr Peter Obi and Governor Willie Obiano administrations respectively in Anambra State. The call was made by the President General of
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Banditry: Buhari Condemns Killing Of 30 In Katsina

Akinkunmi Obakeye

  President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest rounds of attacks and killings between bandits and residents in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari local government area of Katsina state. Bandits on Friday evening carried out separate attacks on both villages, killing 30, mostly elderly women and children. In a statement on Sunday, Senior Special Assistant … Continue reading Banditry: Buhari Condemns Killing Of 30 In Katsina

Foreign airlines commence landing at Lagos Airport

Rasheed Sobowale

By Lawani Mikairu Following the improvement in the weather and visibility at Lagos, foreign airlines who hitherto diverted their Lagos bound flights to Ghana have started landing at the Murtala Muhammed International airport Lagos. For over two weeks all international flights were diverting to Accra, Ghana due to poor visibility and inclement weather in Lagos.
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Ganduje’s aide to Sanusi: Withdraw your case in court

David O Royal

By Bashir Bello The Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on the newly constituted council of Emir’s in Kano State, Alhaji Tijjani Mailafiya Sanka has called on the Emir of Kano, HRH Sanusi Mohammed II to as a matter of urgency withdraw all suits it filed before the court challenging the creation of the
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Ikpoba Okha wins Edo Sports Festival, as govt reiterates focus on grassroots

Victor Ogunyinka

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu has said the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration has resolved to make the Edo Sports Festival an annual event to serve as the ground for discovering new sporting talents. He said this at the closing ceremony for the 3rd edition of the Edo Sports Festival held
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Your claims on herdsmen killings filled with lies, Delta Community blast CP

David O Royal

Perez Brisibe THE Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, has been accused of being economical with the truth in the reported killing of farmers by persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Uwheru community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The CP while speaking to Vanguard on Sunday, had described media reports
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Over 1.9 million candidates registered for 2020 UTME, DE ― JAMB

Victor Ogunyinka

Board rules out extension of deadline as registrations end Monday By Joseph Erunke OVER 1.9 million candidates have so far registered for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME and the Direct Entry, DE preparatory to seeking admission into various tertiary institutions in the country. The development came as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation
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Edo Sports Festival: Ikpoba-Okha LGA Tops Table With 240 Medals

Akinkunmi Obakeye

  The third edition of the Edo State Sports Festival has come to an end with Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area winning 240 medals, topping the table to emerge first ahead of 17 other local government areas in various competitive games at the festival. Ikpoba-Okha Local Government won 100 gold, 82 silver and 58 bronze medals to … Continue reading Edo Sports Festival: Ikpoba-Okha LGA Tops Table With 240 Medals