POLITICS

Plateau crisis: Community associations urge Gov. Lalong to review security architecture

Sequel to recent security challenges that have bedeviled some communities in the state, Plateau Initiative for Development and Advancement of the Natives, (PIDAN), the umbrella body of all community development associations in Plateau State, has appealed to the state government to review the state’s security architecture for maximum results. The group condemns in entirety the […]

POLITICS

2019 elections: INEC warns political parties over delay in submission of candidates’ list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not extend the deadline for submission of list of candidates by political parties for the 2019 general elections. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Oyekanmi said […]

EDUCATION

Senate passes bill for FCT University of Science and Technology

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed into third reading the bill seeking for the establishment of a Specialised University of Science and Technology in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. Its passage came 17 months after the federal government had earlier approved the establishment of the University at its weekly Executive Council meeting (FEC) on […]

POLITICS

Ondo Assembly sacks LG Caretaker Committees

The Ondo State House of Assembly has dissolved the caretaker committees across the 18 local government areas of the state. The motion on the dissolution was moved at the plenary on Thursday in the hallowed chamber by Hon. Segun Ajimatokin (Irele Constituency) and was seconded by Hon. Jamiu Maito (Akoko North West Constituency 1). During […]

NEWS

Lagos 2019: Governor Ambode gives lagosians Assurance

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has assured people of the state that the next All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor will sustain his programmes and policies in the state. Governor Ambode lost his second term bid to ex-Commissioner, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Ambode spoke while addressing the gathering at the 9th Tradesmen and Artisans Week & Graduation […]

SPORTS

Death threats almost forced me to retire from International football” — Odion Ighalo says

Super Eagles striker, Odion Jude Ighalo, says the death threats himself and his family members got after Nigeria’s exit from the 2018 World cup tournament in Russia, almost forced him to retire from International football. Odion Ighalo says In an interview with KweseESPN, the 29-year-old China-based star said he got concerned when his fans turned […]