Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party has recorded more votes from the results of the 13 Local Governments declared so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Although 17 political parties have fielded candidates for the election, it is a two-way race between All Progressives Congress and PDP. […]

The volume of petrol supplied in the country declined by 23.88 per cent in July to 1.02 billion litres, according to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The NNPC said the 1.02 billion litres translated to 32.95 million litres per day, down from 44.62 million litres per day in June, when […]

The National Chairman of the Edo State Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against declaring the governorship election inconclusive. He said INEC must keep to its promise of a transparent process. Wike, who noted that […]

A yet-to-be-identified supporter of Governor Godwin Obaseki has fallen from a speeding vehicle. The young man was part of the youths, in a vehicle, jubilating over results announced in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate Obaseki. The incident happened in front of Ugbekun Primary School in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government […]

Senator Isa Hamma Misau, who is an ally of a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress. Misau, who represented Bauchi Central Senatorial District in the 8th Assembly, announced his defection to the APC during […]

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons in Kano State has arrested a 29-year-old housewife, Jamila Abubakar, over the alleged murder of her stepson, Mohammed Bashir. The NAPTIP Zonal Commander in charge of Kano, Shehu Umar, said the suspect was apprehended on Thursday, after she beat the […]

The Police in Rivers State have arrested two pastors for allegedly raping a 27-year old member of the National Youths Service Corps. The corps member is observing her primary assignment at the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state. The pastors, identified as Austin Emmanuel and Peter Davies, are currently […]

The Federal Government has barred Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria. According to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, the ban will take effect from Monday, September 21, 2020. The tweet read: “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa, Air France/KLM ban. The meeting progressed well.  […]

The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known via his Twitter handle on Friday. He said the decision was […]