Osun Poll: Another Litmus Test For INEC

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 22, 2018 will be another memorable day in the political history of Nigeria and remarkable reference point in the performance index of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. It is a day that the people of Osun State will file out to elect a new governor to oversee the affairs of the…

Still On Flood Disaster 

Following the havoc unceasingly wreaked by floods across the country this rainy season,   the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday, declared some of the worst hit states as national disaster zones. Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta States have been ravaged by the natural disaster in the last month. There had been loss of lives,…

The Cost Of Women’s Emancipation

The current clamour for a unisex world by women emancipation apostles all over the world is now a topical issue. The clamour has gained so much ground. Its popularity was made possible by its patronage by the United Nations and some other countries of the world, especially the developed world. Considering a unisex world from…

WNFF: Organisers Begin Governors’ Cup Football Competion Trophy Tour

A “trophy tour’’ of all states in the South-West zone by organisers of the forthcoming Western Nigeria Governors’ Cup Football Competition will begin on Monday, an official said last Tuesday. Akin Akinbobola, the Executive Secretary of Western Nigeria Football Forum (WNFF), told newsmen that the organisers have already concluded arrangements on this. “The Forum is…

Federation Sanctions Nigeria Taekwondo International Open

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has sanctioned the 2nd Nigeria Taekwondo International (NTF) Open Championships by awarding it a G-1 International ranking. Tidesports source reports that the NTF-organised event planned for Abuja is the first competition in Nigeria to have an international ranking. NTF said in Lagos that the competition would hold in Abuja from…

APC Plotting To Attack NASS Leadership Next Week -CUPP …Says Move ‘ll Endanger Democracy …As APC Chieftain Declares Support For Atiku …NASS Retains Card Reader In Electoral Act

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC, had begun fresh plot to attack the leadership of the National Assembly. The coalition, in a statement, yesterday, by its National Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, said it “uncovered yet another plot by the outgoing APC-led Federal Government to yet endanger…

2019: Rivers PDP Members ‘ll Decide Presidential Aspirant To Back -Wike …As PDP Flays INEC For Banning Smart Phone In Polling Units

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has stated that the entire leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state would decide on the PDP presidential aspirant to support ahead of the party’s presidential primary. In an interview in Government House, Port Harcourt, yesterday, Wike stated that the direction of Rivers delegates would…

EU/UNICEF Water Project: RSG Approves N220m For More LGAs

The Rivers State Government has approved the sum of N220million for water projects in two additional local government areas under the European Union, United Nations Children Fund’s Niger Delta Support Programme (NDSP). The General Manager, Rivers State Rural Water and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), Mr. Napoleon Adah said this at a two-day media dialogue on Water…

Fayose Vows Not To Honour EFCC Invitation

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of hatred towards him and insisted that he would not appear before its officials for questioning before October 16. Fayose’s tenure will expire on October 15. The outgoing governor had earlier written to the commission that he would be…