Concerned Nigerians group condemns electoral malpractice in Edo

Concerned Nigerians group has condemned what it described as electoral malpractice in the ongoing governorship election in Edo state. The group also decried what it described as “over bearing influence in the conduct of elections in Nigeria.” The group’s convener, Deji Adeyanju in a press statement made available to newsmen said, the ongoing Edo governorship …

Ekiti partners NEPC to export banana

By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Commissioner for Trade and Industries, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua, has reiterated the commitment of the Fayemi-led administration to creating an enabling environment for individuals and corporate bodies. Speaking in Ado Ekiti while declaring open a Stakeholders’ Forum on Banana Development for Export, Olumilua noted that the various proactive programmes …

Ebonyi Tragedy: We’re saddened, aggrieved by colossal loss of lives — Buhari

Sympathizes with State govt President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja President  Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Ebonyi State over the motor accident on Akaeze-Ukwu River Friday night, in which several passengers were feared dead. President Buhari in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media …

Notice of disclaimer; Okama Infinity Nigeria Limited F-500 Encapsulator Technology

We, at Okama Infinity Nigeria Limited, wish to bring to the notice of the general public the barefaced impersonation, fraudulent mixture and sale of our products: F-500 Encapsulator Agent and our Stainless-Steel Fire Extinguishers by some unscrupulous elements, who have flooded the market with the adulterated version of our company’s products. We are an indigenous oil …

Edo Poll: Leave Edo now, Police order Wike

…Rivers gov, PDP raise alarm over harassment By Egufe Yafugborhi Governor Wike of Rivers State last night expressed shock that Inspector General of Police, Adamu, asked him to leave Edo State while such action was not taken against other APC governors who are also in the   state for today’s election. He said that the Police boss …

Housewife beats stepson to death in Kano

By Bashir Bello A 29-year-old housewife, Jamila Abubakar, has been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), for allegedly beating to death her seven-year-old step son, Muhammad Bashir. NAPTIP Kano Zonal Commander, Shehu Umar who confirmed the development while speaking with newsmen in Kano, said the suspect was …

It’s your portion to die, Clergyman tells Christians

A clergyman, Rev. Bassey Umoh, has advised Christians to live a good life as it is the portion of every Christian to die. Umoh in his sermon at the funeral of Chief Kalu Okonta, at his country home, Igbere, Abia, on Saturday, said what was not the portion of Christians however, was an untimely death. …

Inside Kebbi’s floods of fury, pains and tears

One of the flooded areas of Abeokuta …Let our humanity help restore hope for Kebbi people-Gov Bagudu …Now, I have nothing to call my farm anymore; everything has been taken up by the floods-Kalango …Argungu fishing ground is buried-Argungu LGA chairman …We lost 50,000 farms to the flood-Kebbi Rice Farmers Secretary …We’ve never seen this type …

Sanwo-Olu orders phased reopening of schools, pre-primary remains closed, religious houses regulated

From left— Professor Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health; Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Deputy Governor; Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy; Governor Babajide Sawo-Olu, and Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, during the governor’s briefing on COVID-19 update and opening of schools, cinema, gym and religions house, at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday. PHOTO: …

Courts discharge, acquit 309 Shiites

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Since the altercation between the authorities and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria led by Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky commenced, the High Courts in Kaduna and Sokoto, as well as the Court of Appeal have discharged and acquitted 309 members of the Islamic Movement and dismissed charges by the administration, Abdullahi Usman, Vice …

El-Rufai to participate in Kaduna Marathon competition

Nasir el-Rufai …says he has already registered …Race to gulp N300 million By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has said that he had already registered to participate in the forthcoming Kaduna International Marathon and  would not do more than 5km. He spoke in Kaduna on Saturday, saying the maiden Kaduna International …

Sanwo-Olu permits full reopening of religious houses, schools; pre-primary remains closed

From left— Professor Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health; Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Deputy Governor; Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy; Governor Babajide Sawo-Olu, and Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, during the governor’s briefing to update on COVID-19 and opening of schools, cinema, gym and religions house, at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday. …

FG includes Emirates in the list of ban airlines to Nigeria

As EU urges Nigeria to reverse restrictions on their carriers By Lawani Mikairu The Federal government has announced the inclusion of Emirates Airlines among those ban from operating into the country. The new ban will come into effect from Monday the 21st September 2020 as part of the principle of reciprocity that the government …

#Edodecides: Obaseki queues up to vote

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday followed the prescribed electoral process by standing on the queue to be accredited, before casting his vote. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obaseki arrived his Oredo Ward 4 Polling Unit at Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City at about 10:25 am. Also read: …