GUBER ELECTION: INEC introduce Election Viewing Portal

GUBER ELECTION: INEC to use Election Viewing Portal

INEC to use Election Viewing Portal to ensure fairness in the Edo, Ondo governorship elections. The Independent Electoral commission (INEC) in a meeting today, concerning the obstacles the agency will face in ensuring a free and fair election in the Edo, Ondo state gubernatorial elections, has decided to introduce an Election Viewing Portal which will help the contestants and the…

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If we don’t get 2023 Presidency, we will join Kanu in Biafra pursuit – Nwodo

If we don't get 2023 president, we will join Kanu in Biafra pursuit – Nwodo

“If we don’t get 2023 Presidency, we will join Kanu in Biafra pursuit,” the former PDP chairman Okwesilieze Nwodo said in interview. Okwesilieze Nwodo, a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared his interest in joining the –Namdi Kanu led IPOB Republic of Biafra pursuit– if the South-East region does not get the presidency shot in 2023.…

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KADUNA KILLINGS: 20 killed in fresh herdsmen attack

KADUNA KILLINGS: 20 killed in fresh herdsmen attack

KADUNA KILLINGS, 20 persons killed in a fresh Fulani herdsmen attack. Another suspected Fulani Herdsmen attack on three communities in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State has reportedly left about 20 people dead. However, according to an undisclosed source, many people were left injured by the attack, said to have been carried out by suspected herdsmen. READ ALSO:…

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EDO GUBER: INEC issues warning against violence

EDO GUBER: INEC issues warning against violence

Reacting to “ ugly reports of violence”, INEC has issued warning against impending violence in September 9 Edo governorship election. Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC chairman who spoke on Wednesday during an on-the-spot assessment of its preparedness for the August 8 bye-election in Nasarawa State, said the reports from Edo had been disturbing. The INEC boss said, “We are carefully…

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APC confirms death of Akwa Ibom state chairman Okopido

APC in sorrow as Akwa Ibom chairman Okopido dies

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, has lost another chieftain, Ini Okopido, the State party chairman. Okopido, the state’s APC chieftain died on Wednesday at the Ibom Multispecialty Hospital (IBH) in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital. A condolence message sent by the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, reads: “Our great party…

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DAILY COVID-19 REPORT: NCDC confirms 457 new cases

DAILY COVID-19 REPORT: NCDC confirms 457 new cases

NCDC Daily Covid-19 Report; the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night, announced the confirmation of 457 new COVID-19 cases which brings the contry’s coronavirus tally to 44,890. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC revealed this on tweeter during their daily covid-19 report. The NCDC daily covid-19 tweet reads: “457 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; “44,890 confirmed “32,165…

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Kano govt to make safety provisions ahead of school resumption

Kano govt to make safety provisions ahead of school resumption

Kano govt to make safety provisions ahead of school resumption The Kano State Government on Wednesday said it would provide hand sanitizers, face masks and temperature monitors for teachers and students in the state ahead of school resumption in the state. The state Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, stated this in a statement in Kano while ordering schools in…

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Falana condemns attack on #RevolutionNow Protesters

Falana led coalition, condemns attack on #RevolutionNow Protesters

A coalition led by femi Falana(SAN), has condemned attacks by policemen on the #RevolutionNow protesters in Abuja, Lagos and other places in the country. The Coalition said the protests were legitimate and an outburst of anger against the increasingly intolerant Nigerian state. A coalition of over 70 labour and civil society organisations known as Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond,…

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UEFA reveals weird new rules for champions league

UEFA reveals weird new rules for champions league

UEFA reveals weird new rules for the subsequent champions league games. UEFA has stated out new rules for the subsequent champions league games to help control the spread of the covid-19 virus, this was included in a 31-page document, which has guidelines and safety measures. The new rules are as follows; UEFA has banned players from swapping shirts when the…

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Police arrest 45 suspects for different offences in Borno

Police arrest 45 suspects for different offences in Borno

Borno Police Command has arrested 45 suspected bandits in the State. The Borno State Police Command on Wednesday, said it has arrested 45 criminal suspects for commiting different offences including terrorism, armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edet Okon, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Okon said…

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JUST IN: Kingsley Moghalu rebuts joining APC

Kingsley Moghalu rebuts joining APC

Kingsley Moghalu, the 2019 YPP presidential candidate, on Wednesday rebuted claims of joining the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC). Moghalu who was presidential candidate of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) in the 2019 general elections and the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He claimed in a statement that he has not joined any political party…

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#RevolutionNow protesters arrested in Abuja

#RevolutionNow protesters arrested in Abuja

#RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested in Abuja. Following recent reports, some #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested in Abuja as the group called out its members to match against bad governance, insecurity and corruption in the Buhari government. According to an undisclosed source, similar protests also happened in Lagos. However, no arrests have been reported in the Lagos State protest. READ…

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DAILY COVID-19 REPORT: Nigeria tops 44,000 – NCDC

DAILY COVID-19 REPORT: Nigeria tops 44,000 – NCDC

NCDC Daily Covid-19 Report; the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night, announced the confirmation of 300 new COVID-19 cases which brings the contry’s coronavirus tally to 44,433. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC revealed this on tweeter during their daily covid-19 report. The NCDC daily covid-19 tweet reads: “304 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; “44,433 confirmed “31,851…

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2020 WASSCE timetable is out, WAEC announces

2020 WASSCE timetable out, WAEC announce

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) timetable. WAEC Nigeria announced this on Tuesday by its Head of Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu, who advised students to disregard other versions of the 2020 WASSCE timetable in circulation. The statement was titled: ‘WAEC Releases Timetable For The Conduct Of…

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United States test runs Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

United States test runs, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

The United States on Tuesday successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a launch directed from an airborne command center, the Air Force said. The missile was launched at 12:21 am (0721 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, traveling 6,700 kilometers (4,200 miles) over the Pacific Ocean before landing in the sea near the Marshall Islands. “The test…

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Edo needs a humane and an accessible governor – Ize-Iyamu

Edo needs a humane and an accessible governor – Ize-Iyamu

The Edo State APC governorship candidate, Pst Osagie Ize-Iyamu during his campaign rally assured the Edo State People of good governance and human act towards them if the ever vote him in as the state Governor in the September 9 election. READ ALSO: Obaseki using Edo treasury as PDP political slush fund – APC For Free Daily News Updates, Click…

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2023 PRESIDENCY: Igbos need to calm down and think —Yakasai

2023 PRESIDENCY: Igbos need calm down and think —Yakasai

Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai has stated that the Igbo Community needs to calm down and think right, if they want the presidency to go to their region in 2023. According to him, the presidency would not go to them on a platter of gold, as it requires the endorsement of at least 25 per cent of at least 24 states…

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Buhari gives NDDC one-week ultimatum to settle scholarship students

Buhari gives NDDC one-week ultimatum to settle scholarship students

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) one week to pay students in the NDDC scholarship scheme. NDDC’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Charles Odili, revealed this after delivering the management’s invitation to the president, to inaugurate the 29-kilometre Ogbia-Nembe Road in Bayelsa State. In a statement, Odili said the students would be paid by the end…

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Winners pastor arrested for allegedly raping minor

Living Faith pastor arrested for allegedly raping minor

Joseph Anthony, a Living Faith a.k.a winners chapel pastor has been arrested by the Imo State Police command, for raping an 11 year-old minor in Njaba LGA, in Imo State. The affected girl, according to reports, was said to be the daughter of a fellow pastor, Chukwuma Okoronkwo who accommodated him in their house for some period. READ ALSO: 28-year…

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Photos of Gov Uzodimma, wife, twin daughters’ baptism

Gov Uzodimma and wife baptize twin daughters

The Governor of Imo state, Sen Hope Uzodimma and his wife, Barr Chioma Uzodimma, on Monday presented their twin daughters to the priests for baptism and blessings from the Lord. READ ALSO: Uzodimma wants to humiliate me and my family — Rochas For Free Daily News Updates, Click Here To Join Our WhatsApp Broadcast Channel<<Share Your Story With Us:SMS/ Call/ WhatsApp: +2347034316588Facebook/ Twitter: @EliteMpireMedia

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If they want violence, we will give them, Oshiomhole to PDP

If the want violence, we will give them, Oshiomhole to PDP

Former APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that his party will respond accordingly if the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, decides to turn the September 19 governorship election into violence. The former governor said his APC would not fold its arms and watch the governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki and PDP violently steal the peoples’ mandate. Appearing on…

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Nigeria exceeds 44,000 – NCDC

COVID-19 UPDATE: Nigeria exceeds 44,000

Nigeria Covid-19 Update; the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night, announced 288 new cases of COVID-19. Which brings the country’s coronavirus tally to 44,129. NCDC’s tweet read: “288 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; READ ALSO: Ogun govt declare free COVID-19 test for returning students READ ALSO: COVID-19: Enugu workers resume full work after 4 months Lagos State has…

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Ogun govt declare free COVID-19 test for returning students

Ogun govt decleare free COVID-19 test for returning students

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Monday, declared free COVID-19 test for returning students in the state. Recall, that the state government had last week directed students to present evidence of COVID-19 test to their various school authorities ahead of resumption. The government also ordered the students to pay N25,000 for the test in any of the three designated testing centres in…

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NDDC students protest over non-payment of tuition fees

NDDC students protest over non-payment of tuition fees

Nigerians students studying abroad under the sponsorship of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) have again held a protest demanding their two-year tuition fee from the commission. The NDDC students academic programme in their host country is at the verge of being terminated, as the commission refuses to pay for their tuition fee. The young citizens picketed the Nigerian High…

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Wike gifts Rivers Judges cars, to stop corruption

Wike gives Judges cars to stop corruption

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Monday presented car gifts to the state Judges to help them resist corruption. The governor said that with the car gifts and other incentives provided for the judges that there should no longer be any excuses for corruption and indolence among them in carrying out their jobs. READ ALSO: EDO GUBER: Obaseki has no…

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Shoprite debunks reports of leaving Nigeria

Shoprite debunks reports of leaving Nigeria

The Africas’ largest supermarket and food retail company, Shoprite, has cleared the air on bringing down it’s investment and leaving Nigeria. Ini Archibong, the Country Director for Chastex Consult, said in a telephone conversation with a national daily on Monday that “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria”. READ ALSO: Shoprite announces plans to discontinue operations in Nigeria Archibong further said, “We…

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Igbo man should go for 2023 Presidency— Chidi Chukwunta

Igbo man should go for 2023 Presidency— Chidi Chukwunta

The President General of the Buachi state Igbo Community, Chidi Chukwunta, has called on Igbo’s in the state and the country at large to see the need to produce an Igbo man who will run for the 2023 presidential election. The President General, Chukwunta made said this on Sunday after being sworn in as the new President of the Igbo…

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NIGERIA COVID-19: 304 new cases, total 43,841 — NCDC

NIGERIA COVID-19: 304 new cases, total 43,841 — NCDC

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Sunday night recorded 304 fresh COVID-19 cases in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), disclosed this in a tweet on its official Twitter handle (NCDC@NCDCgov) on Sunday night, saying the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja). READ ALSO: Lagos govt closes…

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ONDO PDP: Pressure on Jegede to pick Ajayi as running mate

ONDO PDP: Pressure on Jegede to pick Ajayi as running mate

More pressure has been mounted on the Ondo state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Eyitayo Jegede, to pick Hon Agboola Ajayi, the state deputy Governor as his running mate in the states guber election. Talks of Ajayi leaving PDP for Zenieth Labour Party (ZLP) has increased the pressure on the side of Jegede, as the rumors triggered the fear…

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Buhari’s govt debt, storing disaster for Nigeria – Atiku

Buhari's govt debt, storing disaster for Nigeria – Atiku

The Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar on Sunday, commented on the increasing debt profile of the country since the administration of President Mohammadu Buhari in 2015. Atiku, who was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 general election, had expressed similar concern over the country’s increasing debt profile at a public gathering in June. In…

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