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INEC Declares Diri Douye Governor of Bayelsa Amidst Contention

Following a very controversial judgement by the Supreme Court over the Bayelsa State gubernatorial election, the Independent National Electoral Commission went ahead Friday to declare Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the November sixteenth 2019 Governorship election in Bayelsa State. The Chairman of the …

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How Bandits Raid Kaduna Community, Kill 21, Set Homes Ablaze

Richard Ginika Izuora Community residents of Kaduna have narrated how armed bandits killed 21, including 16 members of the same family in an attack in the state. The act reportedly came as a revenge by criminal gangs on the village of Bakali according to residents on Thursday, February 13, 2020. …

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AI Accuses Military of Brutality in Northeast

Amnesty International on Friday accused Nigeria’s military of burning down villages and forcibly displaced hundreds of people in its fight against Islamist insurgents in the northeast. In the latest allegations, Amnesty said Nigerian soldiers razed three villages after forcing hundreds of men and women to leave their homes in Borno …

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This Valentine’s Day: Follow Your Heart & Avoid Trans Fat

Valentine’s Day revolves around sweet treats. While boxes of chocolate and fancy dinners may be on your mind, listen to your heart! Your dietary decisions can affect your heart health – and many of the pastries, sweets and fried foods consumed by Nigerians during this special day contain a toxic …

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Oshiomhole Explains Why There Will be no Governor in Bayelsa Today

Spitting fire and brimstone and shooting from the hips, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has stated that nobody will be sworn in as governor in Bayelsa state from today. Stating the position of his party on the Supreme Court judgement nullifying the election of …

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Makinde Revokes Parcels of Land Over Alteration of Land Use, Others

The government of Oyo State has approved the revocation of some plots of land located within the Agodi Government Reservation Area (GRA) and Jericho axes of Ibadan, the state capital. The revocation order, which was dated February 10, 2020, indicated that the affected plots of land were revoked for overriding …

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UPDATE: Sowore, Bakare plead not guilty to fresh charges

The Federal Government, on Thursday arraigned Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow, and Olawale Bakare before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on fresh charges. They however, pleaded not guilty to the amended two-count charge brought against them by the office of the Attorney General for the Federation (AGF). The charges include: conspiracy to commit …

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AIB Report Indicts Max Air of Violating Safety Rules

The Accident Investigation Bureau of Nigeria (AIB-N) has handed out two preliminary reports on serious incidents involving aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace Limited and Max Air. The report indicated that Max Air do not have an approved Safety Management System as required by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations. …

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ALGON at Logger Head with Oyo Government Over Planned Out of Court Settlement

The Government of Oyo State has declared that members of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) were deliberately frustrating the planned out-of-court settlement of the crisis rocking local governments in the state. Special Counsel to the State Governor, Barrister Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), who spoke on the stance of …

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Insurgency: Go Beyond Sympathy Visit, Take Steps to End Killings, PDP Charges Buhari

…Says President’s Booing In Borno Shows Nigerians’ Loss of Confidence ]The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to go beyond his sympathy visit to Borno state and take decisive steps to end the killings in that state and other parts of the country. The party said the booing …

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