BREAKING: APC’s Godwin Obaseki declared winner of Edo gubernatorial election, Break down

At the completion of collation of results by INEC, Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress has been declared winner of the election, with Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his Peoples Democratic Party rival coming second. obaseki-and-oshiomole

Figures computed following official declaration of results … CONTINUE READING

FG declares Monday, October 3 as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 3rd October, 2016 as Public Holiday to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.federal government

The Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates … CONTINUE READING

PDP displaying acts of bad losers – Edo APC

The chairman of Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Anselm Ojezua, has described the rejection of the state governorship election results by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as an act of a bad loser.PDP-APC“This is … CONTINUE READING

FG has not taken a position on bailing out the economy – Lai

Speaking with journalists at the end of the federal executive council meeting in Abuja, on Wednesday, Nigeria’s Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed said that reports of planned asset sale by the government were mere speculations.Buhari Lai MohammedHe said that … CONTINUE READING

Ogun to house second largest refinery in sub-Saharan Africa

The Government of Ogun state has signed agreement with a consortium of four private firms to build a refinery, proposed to be the second largest in sub-Saharan Africa.Ibikunle AmosunThe agreement also included the building of the largest petroleum product depot … CONTINUE READING

Edo 2016: INEC begins collation today

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),  says the council-by council collation of the results of the governorship election in Edo state will begin on Thursday (today).verification-of-voters-card-through-the-card-reader-5-e1472763143483The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Edo, Mr Sam Olumekun, announced this on Wednesday night.… CONTINUE READING

BREAKING: Jibrin gets 180 legislative days suspension

The House of Representatives has handed down a 180 legislative days suspension to former chairman of the appropriations committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, a lawmaker from Kano, over an alleged breach of legislators’ privileges in the budget padding scandal.Abdulmumin-JibrinThe House seats … CONTINUE READING

Ize-Iyamu is lying because he is already “smelling defeat”

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state, has alleged that Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ongoing governorship election, is already smelling defeat and has therefore employed lying as a trick.oshiomoleIze-Iyamu is a pastor, however, … CONTINUE READING

Edo 2016: High turn out of voters for Edo poll

Many voters trooped out this morning for the Edo poll to elect a successor to Governor Adams Oshiomhole.verification-of-voters-card-through-the-card-reader-5-e1472763143483At many polling stations, voters turned out in large numbers. Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission also reported at polling units, … CONTINUE READING

Elumelu and Secretary Pritzker’s toast to Africa

Africa’s leading Pan-African bank, recently hosted a cocktail reception for US and African business leaders at the Essex House in New York City.pix-2a

The event was held alongside the UNGA and right after the US – Africa Business Forum(USABF) which … CONTINUE READING