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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

BREAKING: Anambra Decides: Obiano, APGA Candidate in Early Lead.

APGA: 14,462, APC: 8,171, PDP: 6,016. Incumbent governor of Anambra state and candidate for the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Willie Obiano is heading for re-election as early results show that APGA is leading in majority of the Local [...]

November 18, 2017 Geography, Government and politics
Anambra election: INEC blames corps members for late arrival of materials

Anambra election: INEC blames corps members for late arrival of materials

Anambra election: The National Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) , Solomon Soyebi, has blamed the late arrival of electoral materials at several polling units in the ongoing governorship election in Anambra on corps members. Soyebi told journalists in [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics

Zimbabweans celebrate expected fall of Mugabe on Harare streets

Thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, waving national flags and singing and dancing in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe. “These are tears of joy,” Frank Mutsindikwa, 34, told Reuters, [...]

November 18, 2017 Africa
niger bridge

Anambra Decides: Niger bridge blocked, commuters stranded [PHOTOS]

Niger bridge blocked: Travelers are currently trapped along the ever-busy Asaba-Onitsha road as heavily armed security men have blocked the River Niger Bridge. Hope For Nigeria observed that the officers, who split themselves into groups, also blocked the Enugu – [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics
Argentina vs Nigeria: What Super Eagles’ players were paid after 4-2 win

Argentina vs Nigeria: What Super Eagles’ players were paid after 4-2 win

Super Eagles of Nigeria shared N17.3 million after the international friendly win over South American giants, Argentina in Russia on Tuesday. The Super Eagles beat Argentina 4-2 in the grade A friendly played in Russia.       According to [...]

November 18, 2017 Sports
Nnamdi Kanu’s family reveals who can disclose IPOB leader’s whereabouts

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s family reveals who can disclose IPOB leader’s whereabouts

Family of the elusive leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has insisted that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai knows the whereabouts of the IPOB leader. The family said this while describing as cheap [...]

November 18, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Chief Nduka Eya

Ndigbo has sold itself to Buhari cheaply – Eya

A former Secretary-General of Ohaneze, Chief Nduka Eya, has warned Igbos over their romance with President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress. Eya said Igbo sold themselves cheaply with the recent conferment of titles on Buhari. The Ohanaeze chieftain [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics
Anambra Decides: Live Updates, Results, Situation Reports

Anambra Decides: Live Updates, Results, Situation Reports

Anambra holds its governorship election today. The election is holding amid tight security following threats by different groups to either disrupt or boycott the exercise. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC successfully distributed electoral materials on Friday ahead of today’s [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics

Your son, Ngige would have been in Saraki’s position – Presidency blames Igbos

Nigeria’s presidency ​on Friday lambasted people of the South-east, declaring that Minister of Labour, Chris Nigige, would have emerged Senate President, if he was re-elected as Senator. Former Kwara governor, Bukola Saraki, also a member of the ruling APC, is [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics
Maina: How Oyo-Ita’s leaked memo exposed Buhari – PDP

Buhari has shamed those saying he hates Igbos – Presidency

Nigeria’s presidency ​on Friday spoke on President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Ebonyi and Anambra states on Tuesday and Wednesday. It said the visit has clearly proven those insisting that Buhari hates Igbo wrong. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, in an article titled, [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics

NIPSS declares Osun tourism sites potential gold mine

NIPSS declares Osun tourism sites potential gold mine: Tourism has become a worldwide industry, which is recognised as one of the top three constituents of world trade, ranking third after petroleum and the vehicle industries. Osun State, which is said [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics
605 journalists accredited as Anambra votes for governor

605 journalists accredited as Anambra votes for governor

605 journalists accredited as Anambra votes for governor: The people of Anambra State, South East Nigeria, will today choose between continuity and a fresh mandate in a governorship election that promises to be a keen contest among the candidates. The [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics

Fayose urges Buhari to first jail corrupt people in his government

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to fight corruption by first ridding his government of corrupt elements. He said someone needed to tell the president that Nigerians no longer believe in his anti-corruption fight, as his [...]

November 18, 2017 Government and politics
Italy buries 26 ‘drowned’ Nigerian women, most without a name

Italy buries 26 ‘drowned’ Nigerian women, most without a name

Italy buries 26 ‘drowned’ Nigerian women: The 26 young Nigerian women, who drowned during a migrant crossing from Libya, were honoured yesterday with an interfaith funeral, closing out a gruesome new chapter in the years-long tragedy of desperate migrants trying [...]

November 18, 2017 International
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