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INEC rejects Okorocha, not listed among Senators-elect

Gov. Rochas Okorocha: rejected by INEC as senator-elect Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The stance of the electoral umpire was reflected in the list of senators published on its website on Monday. Okorocha’s name was conspicuously missing in Box 47, where his name […]

I’m not quitting PDP, politics – Jonathan

I’m not quitting PDP, politics – Jonathan Former Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan By Shedrack Frank Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), or retire from politics for now. He made the statement on Sunday, through his Media Adviser,  Mr Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to […]

Delta governorship poll: Ogboru suffers major setback in court

Delta governorship poll: Ogboru suffers major setback in court Chief Great Ogboru By Edeki Igafe A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba on Monday voided the participation of Chief Great Ogboru as the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the 2019 governorship election in Delta. The court presided over by Justice Toyin Adegoke also sacked […]

Nigerian migrants, others swamp Canada

Some Nigerian asylum seekers crossing into Canada from United States Some 57,000 asylum seekers from Nigeria, El Salvador, Honduras and other nations crossed the U.S. border into Canada last year, in some cases citing a fear of persecution by the government of U.S. Donald Trump. They are allowed to stay until their cases have been […]

Clinton invites Adewunmi 8 year-old Nigerian chess champion

Tanitoluwa Adewunmi: the young Nigerian chess prodigy By Joshua Olomu Former U.S President, Bill Clinton has congratulated the eight year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewunmi and also invited him and his parents to his office for personal introduction. The young Nigerian recently won the New York State Chess championship for his age bracket. The New […]

Air Peace boosts fleet with Boeing 777-300, set for international routes

Air Peace Boeing 777-300 By Adekunle Williams and Solomon Asowata Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 777-300 aircraft in preparation for the airline’s commencement of international operations. The 374 capacity aircraft, christened: “Anuli Peggy Onyema”, touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.20p.m on Wednesday. […]

I’m not meddling in Kano elections – Tinubu

By Lucy Osuizigbo All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen.  Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections. Tinubu in a statement said he had not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of the elections. A copy of the statement was made available […]

Group wants women involvement in economic growth

By Lilian Okoro The Women Association of Quality Surveyors of Nigeria (WAQSN) has called for gender balance in the nation’s drive toward a better economy. Its Chairperson, Mrs Aderonke Oyelami, made the assertion on Wednesday at the Zonal Inter-School Debate Competition organised by the association in Lagos. Oyelami also appealed to Nigerians to promote gender […]

Gov. Ikpeazu plans to run inclusive government

Gov. Ikpeazu plans big for Abia By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Wednesday reiterated his resolve to run an all inclusive government to ensure speedy and even development of every part of the state. Ikpeazu made this known when members of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) paid him a visit in Government House, […]

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