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Aubameyang’s double earns Arsenal draw at Norwich

December 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once again rescued Arsenal as his brace earned them a 2-2 draw at Norwich City in Freddie Ljungberg’s first game as caretaker manager on Sunday. Arsenal twice trailed with Norwich’s goals coming from Teemu Pukki and Todd Cantwell but Aubameyang ensured the Gunners returned to London with a point even if their winless run in the Premier League now extends Read More

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Breaking: Iheanacho’s late stunner gifts another Premier League victory to Leicester, more pressure piles on Everton coach

December 1, 2019 Editor 0

Leicester City inflicted the cruellest of blows on beleaguered Everton manager Marco Silva as Kelechi Iheanacho’s stoppage time winner – awarded after VAR – kept the Foxes on the heels of Premier League leaders Liverpool. Silva appears to be managing Everton on a game-by-game basis after the club’s power-brokers met to discuss his future following the dismal home defeat to Read More

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Kogi West: What Adeyemi’s victory represents – Oshiomhole

December 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said the defeat of Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West senatorial district rerun election on Saturday has brought an end to the relics of the rebellious 16 senators that defected to the opposition PDP on the heels of the Read More

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Kogi West: Dino Melaye heads to tribunal

December 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Kogi West senatorial district supplementary election, Senator Dino Melaye, has vowed to approach the election petition tribunal if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to review the outcome of the November 16 Appeal Court ordered rerun. The INEC had returned the verdict of inconclusiveness following alleged electoral violence and malpractice that Read More

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PDP kicks as APC wins Katsina bye-election

December 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the declaration of Ibrahim Danjuma, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) the winner of the Sabuwa state constituency bye-election conducted on Saturday November 30. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared that Danjuma Ibrahim of the APC scored 11,745 votes to beat his closest rival Ibrahim Shafiu of PDP, who Read More

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What Appeal Court victory means to Benue People – Ortom

December 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has dedicated his Court of Appeal victory for the 2019 governorship election to Benue electorate, who he said freely gave him the mandate in the March 9 governorship election. Accordingly, he called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Emmanuel Jime, and other contestants in the last election to join hands with Read More

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Friends of ASD daughter’s ex-hubby sue for peace, urge ceasefire

December 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

Friends and close associates of ex-husband of the daughter to the Kakuna Business mogul, Sani Dauda, popularly known as ASD, have sued for peace, even as they urged the warring persons to cease fire. Addressing a press conference Sunday in Abuja, some closed associates of Abubakar Musa, led by the Dean, Students Affairs of the University of Abuja, Dr. Abubakar Read More

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Lack of clean water responsible for diarrhoea in Taraba- says Gov Ishaku

December 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Taraba state governor Arc. Darius Ishaku on Sunday lamented that lack of clean portable drinking water is responsible for cases diarrhoea disease in the state. Ishaku, who stated this through the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Anthony Jellason when delegates from a Non-Governmental Organisation , Connected Development (CODE), led by its team Lead on the USAID E-WASH project, Ijeoma Read More

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Pension: CSOs laud Buhari, PENCOM

December 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

A coalition Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) under the auspices of Conference of Civil Society of Nigeria have commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for the improvement recorded in the payment and security of pension assets. Addressing a press conference in Abuja at the weekend after their 2019 fourth quarter roundtable, chairperson of Conference of Civil Society of Nigeria, Comrade Read More

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Salome Abuh and the cost of a Nigerian’s life

December 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

The kangaroo and the chameleon set out to visit the turtle, after days in the forest trekking, they were almost at the turtle’s home when the lion roared, they did not see the lion, but heard the roar. Both kangaroo and chameleon were supposed to scamper. However, it was the kangaroo that hopped away. The chameleon changed its colour to Read More

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Upkeep for one, a livelihood for thousands

December 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

As an APC man, I was more than bewildered by what happened in the build up to the 2019 elections in Zamfara state, a thoroughly APC enclave, where PDP dared not even breath! Yes, the opposition party did not stand a whisker of a chance, to clinch senatorial, state and National Assembly seats (except maybe one or two) let alone Read More

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Senator urges Muslims to seek knowledge of science, technology

December 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Senator representing Osun central, Dr. Ajibola Bashiru, has made case for knowledge of science and technology for Nigeria to compete with the advanced country.  He said those Muslims that are memorizing the Holy Quran have a better chance to succeed in science and technology because the later is not as difficult as the former.  Speaking at the Quranic graduation Read More

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Bauchi APC heads to Supreme Court against Bala Muhammed

December 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

Following the verdict delivered by the court of Appeal in Jos, Plateau state on Friday that upheld the victory of the Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last 2019 election, the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has vowed to seek redress at the supreme court. State APC chairman Uba Nana made the party’s Read More

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2023: Stay away from Niger Delta politics, 2 northern governors warned

December 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena has said Senator Heineken Lokpobiri is being used as a pawn by two northern governors to further their 2023 political aspirations.  The APC deputy spokesman who refused to name the northern APC governors, threatened to name and shame them if they refuse to follow the path Read More

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Kogi West: Smart in, Dino out – Official

December 1, 2019 Editor 0

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi has been declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial Election. According to the INEC Returning Officer for election, Adeyemi polled 88,373 votes to defeat his closest rival, Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dino Melaye, who polled 62,133 votes. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had a week ago declared the election Read More