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Daily Archives: March 26, 2019

Pope appoints Archbishop Kaigama as Bishop of Abuja

Pope appoints Archbishop Kaigama as Bishop of Abuja

His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed His Grace, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama as the Catholic Bishop of Abuja. Pope Francis, represented by Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, His Grace, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, made the announcement on Monday in Abuja, during [...]

March 11, 2019 Religion
Ethiopian Airline crash: No plan to cancel order for 10 B737 MAX 800 —Air Peace

Ethiopian Airline crash: No plan to cancel order for 10 B737 MAX 800 —Air Peace

Nigerian domestic carrier, Air Peace, says it has no plan to cancel its order for 10 Boeing 737-MAX 800 airplanes following worldwide concerns about the aircraft safety. The airline spokesman said any decision about cancelling the order was premature. Corporate [...]

March 11, 2019 Transportation
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El-Rufai wins Kaduna gov election

The Governor of Kaduna State, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Governorship election held in the state on Saturday, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has been declared the winner. The Vice-Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Mohammed [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics
Ortom

Benue governorship: PDP’s Ortom leads as INEC concludes collation

Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP, heads for victory as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the 23rd local government area, LGA, in Benue State. The release of result from the last LGA [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics
FG receives kudos for improved power generation

FG receives kudos for improved power generation

Dr Jamilu Gwamna, the Managing Director, Kano Distribution Company of Nigeria (KEDCO) has commended the Federal Government for improving in power generation in the country. Gwamna gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics
PDP wins 19 state assembly seats in Abia

JUST IN: PDP wins 19 state assembly seats in Abia

Based on the results declared by INEC in Abia State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won 19 seats in the Abia State House of Assembly, while the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and All Progressives Congress, APC, won 3 [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics
PDP rejects results of Kaduna governorship election

BREAKING: PDP rejects results of Kaduna governorship election

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the results of the governorship election held in Kaduna State on Saturday. The party’s agent, Mr. Jerry Ishaya, who stated this at the State Collation Centre, said the result was not the true reflection [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics
Agbaje

Why I lost the governorship election — Agbaje

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has attributed his defeat at the poll to the suppression of votes in areas where he was strong. Agbaje said this during an exclusive interview shortly after the [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics
APC

Gov poll: APC wins Lagos, Ogun, Kwara, PDP takes Oyo, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday started the announcement of the results of governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections held in the country on Saturday. The results released so far revealed some surprises and upsets across the country. [...]

March 11, 2019 Government and politics