Doping: Popular Nigerian athlete slammed 4-year ban

May 21, 2020 House keeper 0

Former World Para Powerlifting and Paralympic, Esther Oyema, has been been hit with four years ban after she committed an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV). The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) made the announcement of the ban on its official website on Wednesday. Oyema, who won gold at London 2012 in the women’s up to 48kg, returned an adverse analytical finding for Read More

Kyrgios tells Murray: ‘You’re better than Djokovic’

May 17, 2020 House keeper 0

Andy Murray is a better player than Novak Djokovic and should have had a better career, according to Nick Kyrgios.Murray joined Kyrgios for an Instagram Live on Saturday where the Australian lauded his rival, who trails Djokovic 17-3 in Grand Slam titles.The basis for Kyrgios’ argument? Murray is better at returning his serve than Djokovic – a serve that has Read More

Dybala tests positive for coronavirus for 4th time

April 29, 2020 House keeper 0

Juventus and Argentine forward Paulo Dybala has tested positive for the coronavirus for the fourth time in six weeks. Dybala confirmed on March 21 that he and his girlfriend Oriana Sabatini had contracted coronavirus after his first positive test for the disease. According to Spanish programme El Chiringuito, Dybala has had a total of four tests in six weeks as a result Read More

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COVID-19: Oyo, Edo FA suspends all football activities

March 19, 2020 House keeper 0

Some Football Association have already toeing the directives from the Nigeria Football Federation on cessation from all football related activities in the country for the next four weeks, as a result of the global COVAD 19 pandemic. The board of the Oyo state Football Association, Edo State FA  are the early birds to complied with the latest development though they Read More

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UTME: JAMB takes fresh stand on first 2020 exam, releases new results *Code to use and know your result

March 18, 2020 House keeper 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has declared that it has not cancelled the results of its examination conducted last Saturday as being speculated on the social media.  Also, the board has released another batch of results of about  450, 000 312 candidates that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Tuesday. JAMB’s Head of Media and Read More

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Lagos govt to partner Institute for better competencies.

March 2, 2020 House keeper 0

To ensure continuous improvement of the housing sector, the Lagos State Government has welcomed a proposal by the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) for a partnership arrangement for regular upgrading of the skills and competencies of artisans.The Permanent Secretary, Ministry for housing, Mr. Wasiu Akewusola, who spoke during a visit of NIOB to the Ministry of Housing in Ikeja, called Read More

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Equity market sustain decline profile, sheds N181bn

February 24, 2020 House keeper 0

Trading activities on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange Monday sustained declining profile, shedding N181 billion.Spevifically, market capitalisation of listed equities declined by 1.27 per cent to N14.087 trillion from N14.268 trillion reported the previous day.The NSE All Share Index depreciated by 347.59 basis points to 27041.03 points from 27388.62 points traded on Friday.Investors traded 429.003 million shares valued at Read More

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NPFL: How Abia Warriors fans’ attack marred Enyimba clash, + results, scorers of other matchday 20 games

February 16, 2020 House keeper 0

*MD 20 FULL TIME RESULTS #NPFL20*Nasarawa Utd 1-0* Jigawa GS Ikenna Ofor 65’*FC Ifeanyiubah 3-1 Sunshine Stars* Samuel Kalu 29’, Abdullahi Aliyu 42’, Chigozie Chilekwu 77’ – Uche Ihuarulam 22’*Kano Pillars 1-0 MFM*Usman Babalolo 23’*Rangers 1-2 Akwa Utd*Kenechukwu Agu 55’ – Ndifreke Effiong 13’, Akarandut Orok 70’*Kwara Utd 1-1 Rivers Utd*Dede Moughara 17’ (PEN) – Michael Enaruna 41’*Wikki 4-0 Lobi*Manu Garba 3’, Read More

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Bauchi re-run: PDP clinches Gamawa Federal Constituency seat

January 26, 2020 House keeper 0

Alhaji Madaki Gololo, candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has emerged winner of Saturday’s rerun elections for Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi state. Announcing the result in Gamawa town on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Dr Abubakar Mayin of Federal University, Dutse, said Gololo polled 21,223 votes to defeat his rival, Isa Wabu of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Read More

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APC wins reps seat in Ogun

January 26, 2020 House keeper 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Kolapo Osunsanya, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election for Ijebu-Ode/Odogbolu/Ijebu North-East Federal Constituency in Ogun. INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Charles Onwuka, of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), announced the results on Saturday at Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode, collation centre of the constituency. Onwuka said that Read More

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Omeje emerges Nsukka LG chairmanship candidate in PDP primary

January 22, 2020 House keeper 0

Chief Patrick Omeje, the immediate past chairman of Nsukka Local Government was on Tuesday nominated unopposed as chairmanship candidate in People Democratic Party (PDP) primary. With this victory, Omeje would be the candidate of the party in Nsukka LGA in the Feb. 29, LG election in Enugu State. Announcing the result of the election in Nsukka on Tuesday the returning Read More

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TETFund c’ttees are working round the clock – Prof. Darma

January 20, 2020 House keeper 0

The co-chairman and coordinator of impact assessment ad hoc committee of TETFund interventions in tertiary institutions, Nazifi Abdullahi Darma, a professor of Development Economics at the University of Abuja said ,Monday that  the three ad hoc committees inaugurated by the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund),  are working round the clock in order to achieve  result at the Read More

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Niger LG election: IPAC urges SIEC to declare Tafa result

December 5, 2019 House keeper 0

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has called on the Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC) to release the result of Tafa local council election by announcing the result. The IPAC said the delay in the release of the result of the election was generating tension, adding that once the outcome was made public it would douse the current growing tension. Read More

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LG election: Kebbi PDP rejects results, heads to tribunal

November 4, 2019 House keeper 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the results of local government election announced by the Kebbi State Independent Commission (KSIEC), held on October 26. The state PDP chairman, Mallam Haruna Saidu, said in Birnin Kebbi that the results announced by the commission did not reflect the true outcome of the election. “I hereby declare that the PDP has not only Read More

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How to avoid building collapse in FCT – Expert

October 9, 2019 House keeper 0

Abuja-based consultant engineer, Mr Olumoh Sharafadeen, has advised the public against engaging quacks in the construction and building industry, saying it often results in building collapse in the country. Sharafadeen, who is the managing director, Pure Tech Engineering Consultants Limited, gave this advice in an interview Tuesday in Abuja. He said it is necessary to get the right advice, the right design and Read More

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Ahead FIFA U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets begin MRI test

October 3, 2019 House keeper 0

The Golden Eaglets on Thursday began their MRI age test for 50 players listed on a provisional squad for the U-17 World Cup in Brazil later this month. Results of the age tests will be known by next week and it is been conducted by reputable hospital in Abuja These tests have recently decimated the U-17 squad particularly the one Read More

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Updated: Gunmen disrupt Kogi PDP governorship primary election, many injured

September 4, 2019 House keeper 0

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday morning attacked and disrupted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election holding at the confluence stadium in Lokoja, leaving scores of people wounded. The exercise which was supervised by the Adamawa state Governor Ahmadu Fintiri  was adjudged the most peaceful and transparent in the history of PDP primary election in the state was disrupted by Read More

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PDP leads as INEC announces results of 17 Adamawa LGs

March 10, 2019 House keeper 0

The candidate of PDP, Alhaji Umaru Fintiri, is leading incumbent Governor  Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa state as INEC announced the results of 18 out of 21 local government areas in the state. The result showed that the leading contestants have both won equal numbers of local government areas. Fintiri is leading with 308,356 votes, while Bindow has 288,443 votes. The Read More

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Poll: Bagudu wins 19 of 21 LGAs in Kebbi

March 10, 2019 House keeper 0

Governor Abubakar Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won in 19 of 21 LGAs in the state governorship election, according to results so far released by INEC. The results were received by the Collation Officer for governorship and state assembly elections, Professor Hamisu Bichi, in Kebbi Sunday. According to the results, Bagudu polled 30,720, while Isa Galaudu of the Read More

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APC candidate calls for cancellation of results in A’Ibom

February 27, 2019 House keeper 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District (Uyo), Bassey Etim, has alleged electoral irregularities in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections in the state and called for an outright cancellation of the results. Etim, who scored 60,930 votes as against the 174,731 votes polled by the chairman, Senate Committee on Oil and Read More

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PRP defeats APC in Bauchi federal constituency

February 26, 2019 House keeper 0

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi State has again lost another seat in the National Assembly to the People Redemption Party (PRP). The returning officer for the election, Ibrahim Yakubu, declared the PRP candidate Abdullahi Yakubu Shehu for polling a total of 69,088 votes while his closest rival Comrade Mohammed Sabo of the ruling APC polled a total Read More

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Elections: Ekiti first to conclude collation – INEC

February 25, 2019 House keeper 0

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday said Ekiti state had concluded collation of results of Saturday’s elections, declaring it as first in the country to do so. Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced this at a news conference at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, the National Collation Centre for the Presidential and National Assembly elections. He said Read More

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Buhari wins in Okorocha’s local govt area

February 25, 2019 House keeper 0

The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has won with wide margin the senatorial elections results in Ideato South local government area (LGA) of the state. Running on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Okorocha who is from Ogboko, a village in the LGA, scored 24, 102 votes to beat his closest challenger, Jones Onyeriri of the Peoples Democratic Read More