Udom Emmanuel declares for second term

Udom Emmanuel declares for second term

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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Friday, declared his intention to seek re-election, saying his current performance would return him to the Government House.Emmanuel made the declaration in Uyo and said that his industrialisation efforts in the state was part of…

Imo court frees 114 IPOB women

Imo court frees 114 IPOB women

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A high court in Owerri on Friday evening released, unconditionally, the 114 women suspected to be members of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra. The women were remanded by a magistrate’s court in Owerri on Monday and Thursday respectively, after they were…

2019: APC Holds NEC Meeting Wednesday To Ratify Timetable for Primaries

2019: APC Holds NEC Meeting Wednesday To Ratify Timetable for Primaries

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled a National Executive Committee meeting for Wednesday to approve timetable and modalities for congresses and primaries. Also on Friday, the ruling party vehemently protested the leakage of it’s notice…

Fayemi’s camp blows hot over Fayose’s ‘illegal recruitment’ in Ekiti

Fayemi’s camp blows hot over Fayose’s ‘illegal recruitment’ in Ekiti

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The John Kayode Fayemi (JKF) Centre, founded by Ekiti governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says the on-going recruitment exercise by the Ayo Fayose administration is illegal. The state government had said 2,000 workers made up of 600 Secondary School teachers, 400 Primary School…

Osun 2018 Election: INEC Presents Voters’ Register to Political Parties

Osun 2018 Election: INEC Presents Voters’ Register to Political Parties

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented soft copies of voters’ register for the Sept.22 Osun governorship election to the 38 political parties participating in the election. Mr. Segun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Osun, presented the register…

South Africa detains Russian ship allegedly bringing illegal weapons to Lagos

South Africa detains Russian ship allegedly bringing illegal weapons to Lagos

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South African police on Thursday said they had boarded a Russian-registered cargo ship allegedly carrying illegal weapons and explosives en route to Lagos, Nigeria. The vessel, named Lada, had reportedly left Madagascar before stopping at Ngqura port outside the eastern city of…

Ex-Govenor Sylva: Politicians jumping from one party to another are mentally unstable

Ex-Govenor Sylva: Politicians jumping from one party to another are mentally unstable

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A former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, on Wednesday said he believed politicians defecting ‘impulsively’ from one party to another are mentally unstable and should be subjected to psychiatric test. “Chief Timipre Sylva finds a correlation between impulsive defections and mental…

Yemen school-bus airstrike: Theresa May’s husband’s company has shares in firm that made bomb

Yemen school-bus airstrike: Theresa May’s husband’s company has shares in firm that made bomb

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Capital Group, the company that employs Theresa May’s husband, owns a large number of shares in the company that produced a bomb which killed 40 Yemeni children in a Saudi Arabian attack on a school bus. A Saudi military jet fired a…