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Breaking: 35% candidates scale through as WAEC releases Nov/DEC exam results

November 15, 2019 Editor 0

The results of 91, 225 private candidates that sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has been released. However, the results of 9,457 candidates were withheld. The head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr. Olu I. Adenipekun, who made the disclosure to newsmen on Friday said a Read More

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Breaking: 2 feared dead as petrol tanker explodes along Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

November 15, 2019 Editor 0

A petrol tanker has exploded at the old toll gate end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, around Sango, Ogun State. As a result of the incidence, two people have been confirmed dead after the fire started around 12.05am. The spokesperson for the state fire service, Muinat Adeleke-Ashimi, who confirmed the incidence said two corpses were found around 4am. Details loading…

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Breaking: Ex-Information Minister is dead

November 15, 2019 Editor 0

Nigeria’s former Minister of Information and former Chairman of Nigerian Sports Commission Chief Alex Akinyele has been confirmed dead. This was disclosed in a statement by one of his sons, Constantine Akinfolarin Akinyele. He said the Ondo chief passed away Thursday night after a brief illness.

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Breaking: Appeal Court sacks APC Lawmaker, orders rerun in Bauchi constituency

November 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Court of Appeal, Jos division, Thursday, sacked All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker and ordered a rerun election into Zaki federal constituency, of Bauchi State,Hon. Tata Umar representing the constituency had appealed against the judgement of the Election Petition tribunal which ordered for his ouster from the House of Representatives. The appellate court in its consensus lead judgement by Justice Read More

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Breaking: Court nullifies APC primaries in Bayelsa, 48 hours to guber poll

November 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Thursday nullified the governorship primaries that produced Chief David Lyon as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the Nov. 16 poll in the state. Delivering judgment, Justice Jane Inyang, held that the primaries were conducted arbitrarily outside the rules of the party. The suit filed by Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, Read More

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Breaking: Court stops APC Bayelsa guber candidate from contest 4 days to poll

November 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa state, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has just been disqualified by the Federal High Court in Abuja from contesting Saturday November 16 election. The court, in a judgement by Justice Inyang Ekwo, invalidated Degi-Eremienyo after it found him guilty of supplying false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Details Read More

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Breaking: Bolivia President resigns amidst re-election controversy

November 10, 2019 Editor 0

Bolivian President Evo Morales has announced his resignation. It comes shortly after the army chief urged him to step down, BBC reports. Bolivia has seen widespread protests stemming from Mr Morales’ disputed re-election last month. On Sunday, international monitors called for the election result to be annulled. Details loading…

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#Live: Salah, Mane on score sheet as Liverpool dim Man City, go 8 points clear on Premier League log …see pictures, table

November 10, 2019 Editor 0

Premier League leaders Liverpool moved eight points clear with a fine win over champions Manchester City. Fabinho’s brilliant strike gave Liverpool a sixth-minute lead, but City were convinced they should have had a penalty seconds earlier for a handball by Trent Alexander-Arnold. Mohamed Salah quickly doubled the lead, and Sadio Mane added a third with a diving header after half-time. Read More

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Breaking: France down Australian, win 2019 Fed Cup …see pictures

November 10, 2019 Editor 0

Australia’s 45 year Fed Cup drought will continue for another year after France bettered their 2016 runners-up finish to seal an epic 3-2 triumph in Perth on Sunday. After Croatian-born Australian Ajla Tomljanovic sent the tie into a fifth-rubber decider, French duo Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia were too good for Ash Barty and Samantha Stosur to win 6-4 6-3. Read More

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Relief as Appeal Court affirms Sanow-Olu as Lagos gov

November 9, 2019 Editor 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Saturday, upheld the election of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the five-man panel in two separate judgments, upheld Sanwo-Olu’s victory in the March 9 poll and dismissed the appeal by governorship candidates of Labour Party (LP) and Alliance for Democracy (AD). The two Read More

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Breaking: DSS ‘makes u-turn, refuses to release’ Sowore; Adeyanju, others stage protest in Abuja

November 9, 2019 Editor 0

The continued detention of convener of #RevolutionNow Movement Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services (DSS) has erupted protest at its headquarters on Saturday. Deji Adeyanju is currently leading the protesters in Abuja. The protest for his release is happening, hours after spokesman of the DSS Peter Afunanya, acknowledged that the agency had received the order to release Sowore Read More

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Fear grips residents in Awka as another petrol tankers falls in Anambra

November 9, 2019 Editor 0

Residents of Awka, Anambra state capital, on Saturday, had hectic time as a Tanker conveying Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) felled into a ditch opposite St. Patrick’s Cathedral, along Zik’s Avenue. Zik’s avenue although Enugu/Onistha old road, is a densely populated area with shops, fuel stations, churches, pedestrians and residential areas at both side. The incident which occurred at about 8.10am, Read More

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Breaking – Doha fallout: AFN Technical Director Adeleye sacked, ministry recalls federation’s Secretary General

November 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Embattled Technical Director, Athletic Federation of Nigeria, Mr. Sunday Adeleye, has been removed, making him the first casualty of the radical reforms taking place in the sports industry. The sack comes as the Secretary General of the AFN was also recalled by the Ministry and a new one would be announced. Adeleye’s removal followed the report of the advisory committee Read More

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Breaking: Osogbo on fire! One truck, 2 vehicles collide; many trapped

November 7, 2019 Editor 0

Moments after a truck and two vehicles collided along Ife-Ibadan expressway, vehicular movement on Thursday was heavily distorted following a fire incident involving a truck and two other vehicles on the road. The cause of the fire incident could not be immediately ascertained, but the Administrative Officer of Osun state Fire Service, Fatai Aremu, confirmed the incident. He said his Read More

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Breaking: Bego, 11 other Commissioner-nominees cross screening hurdles at Yobe Assembly, set to be sworn-in

November 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Yobe State House of Assembly has commenced the screening of 20Commissioner-Nominees sent by the state Governor, Mai Mala Buni vialetter dated October 30, 2019. Among those so far screened were former national and state legislativemembers which include Senator Abdulkadir Jajere, Hon. Goni Bukar, Hon.Yakubu Sidi Karasuwa, Hon Yerima Lawan and Hon. Abdullahi Kukuwa. Also screened is the incumbent Director General Read More

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Breaking: Jika floors Misau at Appeal, remains in Senate

November 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Court of Appeal, Jos division has upheld the election of Senator Dahiru Dauda Jika of the All Progressives Congress (APC) into Bauchi central senatorial district in Bauchi State. In a unanimous judgement led by Justice Mudaseer Oniyangi, the court  dismissed appeal No. CA/J/ETP/NASE/BA/367/2019, filed by Hon. Bappa Aliyu Misau. He said the tribunal erred to have held that grounds Read More

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Breaking: Court reserves ruling on Maina’s bail application

November 7, 2019 Editor 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, failed to deliver ruling on Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM)’s bail application. Justice Okon Abang, who stated this, said the date for ruling would be made known at the close of work. The judge attributed the reason to heavy workload on the court. “On account of the heavy workload on Read More