PDP Decries APC’s Justification of Killings in Rivers
PDP Decries APC’s Justification of Killings in Rivers
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Felix Obuah

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at the reasons given by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to justify…

Amaechi meets with APC Governors
Amaechi meets with APC Governors
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The Director-General of the President Muhammadu Campaign Organization, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday met with governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The meeting took place at the National Secretariat of the…

APC built train stations in PDP chieftains’ villages –Amaechi
APC built train stations in PDP chieftains’ villages –Amaech…
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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday said that in the course of executing the Warri-Itakpe rail line project, stations were built in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party’s…

Rivers police command says its men didn’t arrest Rotimi Amaechi
Rivers police command says its men didn’t arrest Rotimi Amae…
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The Rivers state Police command has denied reports make the rounds that its men arrested the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Rotimi Amaechi allegedly describes Nigeria as hopeless and helpless in leaked audio
Rotimi Amaechi allegedly describes Nigeria as hopeless and h…
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A leaked audio recording in which the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi allegedly described Nigeria as helpless and hopeless has surfaced online.

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PDP Decries APC’s Justification of Killings in Rivers

Felix Obuah The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at the reasons given by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to justify the killing of scores of people by hired military and police operatives during the presidential, National Assembly and governorship and state assembly elections respectively. A statement by […]

Amaechi meets with APC Governors

The Director-General of the President Muhammadu Campaign Organization, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday met with governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC). The meeting took place at the National Secretariat of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) in Abuja. The Governors were expected to deliberate on the new National Minimum Wage, before Thursday’s meeting of the National […]

APC built train stations in PDP chieftains’ villages –Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday said that in the course of executing the Warri-Itakpe rail line project, stations were built in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftains. Amaechi disclosed this at the `Next Level Presentation’ at Presidential Villa Banquet Hall to signal the commencement of the campaign of the All Progressives […]

Rivers police command says its men didn’t arrest Rotimi Amaechi

The Rivers state Police command has denied reports make the rounds that its men arrested the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. According to Daily Post, it was alleged that Amaechi was arrested on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, by the state Commissioner of Police, Usman Belel over allegations of corruption. Speaking to newsmen on the issue, […]

Rotimi Amaechi allegedly describes Nigeria as hopeless and helpless in leaked audio

A leaked audio recording in which the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi allegedly described Nigeria as helpless and hopeless has surfaced online. According to Premium Times, the recording was released by the  campaign team of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. Reno Omokri, the former new media aide of former […]

Other States News

Why INEC Cancelled Results Of 23 Polling Units In Cross Rivers

The governorship election in Abi local government area of Cross River State was cancelled in 23 polling units as well as other polling units in the state, following violence and snatching of electoral materials. The collation officer for Abi LG, Prof. Simon Odey Ering, announced this while presenting the result for the governorship election in […]

Finally, INEC Declares Ekwunife Winner of Anambra Central Senatorial Election

Uche Ekwunife David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Senator Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Anambra Central senatorial election conducted last Saturday. The election result had been withheld for days following incidences of violence in some parts of the zone. But the INEC Resident […]

Anambra tragic accidents: Residents mourn, proffer preventive measures

Following a double tragic accidents that occurred at Upper Iweka axis in the commercial city of Onitsha which killed over 20 persons and at Umuchu in Aguata Local Government Area that claimed 6 lives residents of Anambra State who were thrown into mourning mood have come up with measures to prevent future occurrence of such […]

Uzodinma delivers Buhari, as Atiku wins more LGAs in Imo

As Ohakim alleges INEC officials selling appointment letters By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The Imo state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Hope Uzodinma, has delivered his Oru East local government area to the presidential candidate of his party, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari. Senator Hope Uzodimma The results were announced at the Imo state […]

How PDP destroyed Anambra – Willie Obiano

– Governor Willie Obiano has accused the PDP of destroying government property in Anambra state – The governor said the PDP plunged state into confusion due to its desperation for power – According to Obiano, the timely intervention of the APGA government restored all that were demolished and destroyed by the PDP in the state […]

Sports

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Awoniyi Leads Nigeria’s ‘Galacticos’ To Olympic Eagles

Olympic Eagles’ coach, Imama Amapakabo is set to unveil a class of fast-rising lads in an assemblage of Nigerian Galacticos and a true semblance of the original ‘Dream Team’ next week, with Excel Mouscron of Belgium attacker, Taiwo Awoniyi among several other foreign-based players now listed for Wednesday’s Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifier away […]

Awoniyi Faces Brexit Obstacle In Liverpool Deal

Royal Excel Mousrcon of Belgium in-form attacker, Taiwo Awoniyi is said to be facing a huge obstacle in his desire for a permanent stay at his parent club, Liverpool, as fears over Britain’s exit from the European Union (now tagged Braxit) could signal and end to his contract at Anfield.   Footballlive.ng learnt that Liverpool […]

2019 will be a good year for Nigerian Football, Says Lawal

Former Super Eagles winger, Garba Lawal believes Nigeria Footballwill experience a greater height in 2019 , as the Country’s various football team prepare to take part in major tournaments this year. The Super Eagles qualified for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) that will hold in June, The Falcons also will be competing at […]

FIFA boss Infantino insists Pinnick remains president of NFF, threatens ban on Nigeria

FIFA boss Pinnick is still on administrative duties as NFF president at the 2018 FIFA World Cu as he has been since 2014. However, a Supreme Court verdict has installed Chris Giwa as the president and he has since assumed the role despite another Federal High Court in Jos adjourning the decision till September 25. […]

Africa News

Nigeria: Monalisa Chinda

Photo: Blogspot The name Monalisa Chinda rings a bell. She’s one of the stunning faces to emerge in the entertainment scene in the 90s, and in no time, became one of Nollywood’s sweethearts and leading actresses. The lovely mother of one who seems to be in her acting “transition haze”, shares some interesting moments of […]

Kenya: City Hospital Denies Role in Botched Breast Enlargement Surgery

Photo: Nairobi News By Maureen Kakah A city hospital where a woman died as a result of a botched breast enlargement operation has defended itself against accusations that it had a role in her death. In an affidavit filed in court Monday, Nairobi Hospital said Ms June Wanza succumbed to complications arising from the surgery […]

Kenya: Kenyans Now Wait for Action As Graft Summit Ends

By Edwin Okoth When in 2017 a seemingly frustrated President Uhuru Kenyatta posed “mnataka nifanye nini?” (What do you want me to do?), many interpreted the now famous rhetorical question to mean he had given up on the war against corruption. It was, the President suggested, a lonely fight as individuals and institutions tasked with […]

South Africa: What Matric Pass Rate Means for Universities

Photo: SABC Digital News/YouTube analysis By Suellen Shay, University of Cape Town South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other significant achievements. These are academic results of students in their final year of high school. The […]

Africa: Is Boko Haram’s Notorious Leader About to Return From the Dead Again?

Photo: Premium Times analysis By Jacob Zenn Two years ago, Islamic State expelled Shekau from its West Africa “province” for being too hard-line. Is it preparing to reverse course? Since 2009, when Boko Haram first launched its insurgency, the group’s most recognisable leader has been Abubakar Shekau. The notorious leader has featured in countless videos, […]

Entertainment

BON 2018: Organisers to honour Kene Mkparu, Baba Sala, Jason Njoku at 10th edition

Organisers of the In a statement by Seun Oloketuyi, BON Awards Executive Producer, the new is coming as BON Awards 2018 gathers steam. Oloketuyi said three eminent stakeholders and top cadre players in Nollywood, Jason Njoku, Kene Mkparu and Abdulraaq Abdullahi will receive Special Recognition Awards at the ceremony. ALSO READ: ‘We Don’t Live here […]

Uche Jombo says illegal film upload is a sin against God and filmmakers

In an Instagram post, Uche Jombo narrated to fans how one of her films, ‘Damage,’ was illegally uploaded. The filmmaker went ahead to explain how she challenged the individuals behind the upload and was labeled an impostor. ‘Had an interesting chat with some people who uploaded my film DAMAGE illegally on their site, the sense […]

Nollywood’s Most Exciting Stories Are Created With These Simple Tools

Inspiration is not something you can buy. That doesn’t mean it is in short supply. Even the smallest things can inspire you. Everything around you – books, people and events – add up to a big well where you can draw inspiration from. Nollywood filmmakers are masters in doing this. Curiosity, observation, and passion is […]

A Trip to Ilorin with Author, Ladies Calling The Shots

L-R: Dr. Joe Odedina, Ema Edosio, Ronke Macaulay; VC KWASU, Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, Adeola Osunkojo; author, Ladies Calling The Shots, Niran Adedokun and Elizabeth Olayiwola Yinka Olatunbosun reports on the Lagos to Ilorin road trip with Niran Adedokun, the author of Ladies Calling The Shots to Kwara State University Destination was Kwara State University (KWASU), […]

See Full List Of Winners At the #AMVCA2018

Nigerian Movie industry has indeed come a long way, this is evident in the array of stars and the numerous numbers of jaw-dropping movies that graced the Sixth Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) which came up on Saturday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. The Award which recognizes the efforts of […]

Health

How Nigeria can control pests without endangering public health — Professor Ashamo

<![CDATA[]]> Menu <!– Skip to content –> How Nigeria can control pests without endangering public health — Professor Ashamo Eco-friendly alternatives must be developed and used in insect and pest management. This is to minimize the harmful effects of synthetic insecticides as indiscriminate use of pesticides in agriculture; animal husbandry and post-harvest technology have a […]

PEP: The HIV ‘prevention drug’ many Nigerians don’t know about

As the reporter walks towards the ‘heart to heart’ centre at Wuse District Hospital, she thinks: ”if truly a drug to prevent one from getting infected with HIV exists, why then are about 1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV?” On getting to the centre, the reporter explains to the nurse that she ”may have been […]

ANALYSIS: How government failure renders Nigeria’s Health Act ‘ineffective’ (2)

(This is the second part in a series to reivew the National Health Act. Read the first part here.) Mr Ogirima who stated this at the NMA’s 58th Annual Delegates’ Meeting and Scientific Conference in April said Nigeria’s health and socio-demographic indices have kept declining because a series of laws, policies and conventions adopted are not being […]

How Health minister, Isaac Adewole, got Baba Suwe into LUTH

Nigeria’s health minister, Professor Isaac Adewole has facilitated the admission of Baba Suwe at the Lagos.  Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe’s ill health has become one of the most discussed topics in the Nigerian movie industry in the last two weeks.  Sources disclosed that a comic actor, Muyiwa Adegoke had played a vital role in […]

ANALYSIS: How Kano governorship election could determine fate of Kwankwaso, Ganduje

Saturday’s governorship polls in Kano could determine the political careers of a former governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and an incumbent governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Although there are 54 governorship candidates in Kano, the contest is really between Mr Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Mr Kwankwaso’s anointed candidate, Abba Yusuf, contesting under […]