Author: Adebayo Owolabi

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Gov Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is edging towards victory with 317,730 votes from the results of the Governorship polls in 19 Local Government Areas of Benue. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the results were announced by different Collation Officers for the local government areas in Makurdi. The INEC […]

Nigerian leading carrier, Air Peace says there is 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 is premature. Mr Chris Iwarah, Corporate Communications Manager, Air Peace, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

The Nigeria Rowing Canoe and Sailing Federation (NRCSF) on Monday said that the body had concluded plans to organise the second edition of the National Para – Canoeing and Sailing Championships in April. The federation’s secretary, Olubunmi Oluode, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the championships would hold from April 4 […]

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed says a newspaper report quoting him as asking Kwarans to vote for candidates of their choice was a misrepresentation of his views. In a statement issued in response to a newspaper publication on Friday, Governor Ahmed said while he as Chief Security Officer of the state encouraged Kwarans to […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will deploy 12, 842 staff for the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Malam Garba Attaihiru-Madami, made this known on Thursday at a news briefing at INEC office, Ilorin. According to him, 237 would serve as Collation […]

“Shallow” the joint collaborative song by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper has topped the Billboard Hot 100. Ariana Grande’s ‘7 rings’ which had topped the chart for five consecutive weeks, came second. The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard Magazine. Chart […]

The economic impact of the violence against children in Nigeria is estimated at about 6.1 billion dollars, which is equivalent to about 1.07 per cent of the country’s GDP. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday in Abuja that it was stated in a report on studies it jointly launched with […]

UEFA has opened a formal investigation into English Premier League champions (EPL) Manchester City over potential breaches of its break-even rule known as Financial Fair Play (FFP). German publication Der Spiegel reported in November that Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi owners inflated sponsorship agreements in order to comply with FFP requirements. “The investigation will focus on […]

The Kwara State Government has declared Friday, March 8th as a public holiday. A statement by the State Head Of Service, Mrs. Susan Modupe Oluwole explained that this was to enable them prepare adequately for the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections coming up on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. She appreciated the conduct of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the electorate to troop out massively on Saturday to elect their governors and state lawmakers to make the exercise much better than the presidential and national assembly polls. The president, who made the call in a video message, which had since gone viral on Wednesday, specifically recommended to the […]



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