Gombe to conduct LG election December

September 10, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Gombe state Independent Electoral Commission (GIEC) has given a 90-day notice to all interested political parties that want to participate in the local government elections, scheduled to hold December 19th, 2020. The chairman of the commission, Mr. Sa’idu Shehu Awak , stated this during a meeting with concerned individuals, security agencies and political parties in the state  Thursday. He Read More

WAEC releases full time table… see date, time for each subject

August 5, 2020 Editor 0

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the complete timetable with date, time and duration for subjects to be taken in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. Candidates would sit for Mathematics on August 17 and write English Language papers on August 26, according to the time table from WAEC. According to the exam schedule, Mathematics (Essay) Read More

Breaking: New Premier League start date revealed

July 24, 2020 TheSun 0

Premier League clubs have agreed to start next season in September. The 20 current shareholder clubs held their last video meeting of the season and confirmed plans to begin the 2020-21 season on the weekend of September 12. It is understood the Community Shield will be confirmed at Wembley for August 30, with the majority of Prem players then heading around Europe Read More

Breaking: Fashola reveals when Lagos Third Mainland bridge ‘ll be shut down

July 21, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead of scheduled repair works, Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has disclosed that movement on the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos will be shut down as from Friday July 24, 2020. Revealing this on Tuesday, Fashola said the closed down will enable contractor carry out repair work between July and January next year. Details loading…

SSCE: We can’t decide for state schools – FG

July 14, 2020 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Federal  Ministry of Education  says it cannot decide for state and private schools on whether or not to participate in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, disclosed this in Abuja Monday during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, last Wednesday, Read More

Ondo: PDP constitutes ward congresses electoral committee

July 7, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakarityau 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has approved  the nomination of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as the Chairman of its Ward Congresses Electoral Committee for Ondo state governorship election. The National Organising Secretary of the party, Col Austin Akobundu (rtd), announced the approval in a statement issued in Abuja. The exercise has been scheduled to Read More

Ondo 2020: INEC pastes notice of elections

July 2, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s final phase of preparations for the Ondo governorship election scheduled for October 10 began Thursday with the pasting of the “Notice of Election” in Akure and all the 18 local government areas. The action is in compliance with Section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and in adherence with the Timetable and Schedule Read More

Updated: Man City set to host Arsenal as Premier League returns

May 28, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Premier League will reportedly return on June 17 when Manchester City host Arsenal and Sheffield United travel to Aston Villa. The two midweek games would take every team up to 29 matches, with the weekend of June 20-21 then set to hold the first full round of fixtures. After contact training was given the green light earlier this week, Read More

Edo guber primaries: We don’t want bloodshed – Chief Imam

May 26, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Abdufatah Enabulele, has said that the people of Edo do not want bloodshed during the political parties’ primary elections in Edo. Enabulele said that this plea would include the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election coming up in June. The Chief Imam stated this on Monday in Benin ahead of the APC Read More

UEFA chief Ceferin optimistic about Euros going ahead next year

May 22, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin expects the postponed Euro 2020 tournament to take place as scheduled next year, he told Spanish newspaper El Mundo. The Euros, which were to be held across 12 host cities between June and July, were postponed in March until 2021 as the novel coronavirus ravaged the global sporting calendar. Ceferin had said last week that Read More

El-Rufai appoints Olojede, Uwais, Nwuneli, Adeniyi, 12 others into Kashim Ibrahim fellowship governing board

May 7, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

 Governor Nasir el-Rufai has inaugurated a 15-member new Governing Board of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship, a youth leadership capacity building programme that was established in 2018.A statement issued by Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the Governor, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye on Thursday, said that the board members have held their inaugural meeting by video conference immediately after the inauguration. Read More

Amid Coronavirus pandemic, Premier League gets resumption date

April 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Premier League is planning to return on June 8, with clubs sent a proposed new timetable to finish the season despite the despite coronavirus pandemic. According to SunSport, the top-flight is aiming to return in just six weeks. But now league chiefs have sent a games schedule around to all 20 clubs ahead of a crunch meeting on Friday. Read More

CAF Champions League s/finals postponed

April 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Next month’s two-legged semi-finals of the African Champions League have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Sunday. “In light of growing concerns and evolving nature on COVID-19 (that has led to a) lockdown in most countries, the CAF Emergency Committee has decided to postpone the matches until further notice,” a statement Read More

World Championships rescheduled to July 2022

April 8, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The World Athletics Championships due to be held in Oregon in August 2021 have been pushed back to July 2022 to avoid clashing with the rescheduled Olympic Games, the sport’s governing body said on Wednesday. The Tokyo Games has been postponed from July-August of this year to roughly the same dates next year due to the coronavirus outbreak. World Athletics Read More

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Covid-19: Borno SEIC suspends LG election

March 25, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Borno state Independent Electoral Commission (BOSIEC) has announced the indefinite suspension of local government election scheduled for June 13. The chairman of the commission, Alhaji Abdu Usman, made this known in a statement  Wednesday in Maiduguri. Usman said the decision was in compliance with advice from the Presidential and State Committees on the control of coronavirus. “The commission, taking Read More

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C/River on lockdown, shifts council polls

March 24, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Although no coronavirus case has been officially recorded in Cross River state, the state government has announced a complete lockdown, closed down all educational institution, both private and public, and shifted indefinitely the local government elections scheduled for this Saturday, March 28. A press release signed by Governor  Ben Ayade’s chief press secretary/special adviser media, Mr Christian Ita, Monday evening Read More

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Premier League: Arsenal cancel training return

March 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Arsenal have cancelled plans to resume training on Tuesday, telling players to remain at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. The players were due back in training this week after completing their 14-day self-isolating period following manager Mikel Arteta testing positive for the virus. But, as the the United Kingdom faces the prospect of a total lockdown, Arsenal believe it would be Read More

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Canada withdraws from 2020 Olympics, IOC considers postponement

March 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Canada became the first country to boycott the Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic and Australia told its athletes to prepare for an Olympics next year as Japan and the IOC flagged the prospect of a postponement for the first time. Concerns over holding the Games in July grew over the weekend with major stakeholders such as U.S. Track Read More

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FIFA to decide on new Club World Cup date

March 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

FIFA has agreed that the Euro 2020 and Copa America soccer tournaments, which were due to take place in June and July this year, will be held 12 months later due to the coronavirus pandemic and have been included in its international calendar. It also said in a statement that it will decide on rescheduling its own Club World Cup, Read More

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USTA ‘assessing options’ for US Open

March 18, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) says it has not ruled out the possibility of switching the US Open to a later date, after the French Open was moved back to September. USTA says it is assessing all options but is not currently implementing any changes to its schedule. The US Open, which is played in New York, is due Read More

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Enugu LG elections: APC factions disagree on participation 

January 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state, Deacon Okey Ogbodo has distanced the party from reports that it had fielded candidates for the upcoming local government elections in the state. Deacon Ogbodo who has sustained a long standing legal battle over the leadership of the party in the state, said the party was still observing Read More

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PenCom directs employers to submit employees’ insurance certificate for 2020

January 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

   The National Pension Commission has directed all employers of labour covered by the Pension Reform Act 2014 to submit copies of their Insurance Certificates with the schedule of benefits to the commission before March 31. The directive was conveyed in a statement signed by Mr Peter Aghahowa, Head of Corporate Communication of the commission. Aghahowa said that the directive Read More

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My plans for 2020 – Davido

January 2, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Popular singer David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has announced his shopping list in 2020 in an Instagram video post that has been viewed by over 850,000 and liked by over 200,000 people Thursday morning. He said he will be buying new cars, houses and jets. “MOOD ALL 2020 !! E PAIN DEM! THIS YEAR NEW WHIPS CRIBS AND Read More

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Buhari calls for fairness, transparency in Bayelsa, Kogi polls

November 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday called for fairness and transparency in the conduct of the gubernatorial elections scheduled to rake place on Bayelsa and Kogi states on Saturday, November 16 , 2019. “On Saturday November 16, voters in two states, Bayelsa and Kogi, will be left alone to decide who takes charge of the administration of their important states for the Read More