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August 18, 2018 6:48 PM Pakistan Cricket Champion set to be sworn in as prime minster — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Pakistan’s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan was set to be sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan Saturday, after promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in parliament. Khan won a simple majority from lawmakers in a Friday confidence vote three weeks after an election tainted by claims of military meddling and ballot-rigging 19

August 17, 2018 8:11 PM INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released the notice of activities for the 2019 general elections. Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison of INEC, FCT told NAN that the notice was in accordance with section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010. According to the notice, collection 19

August 13, 2018 7:04 PM Presidency mocks lawmakers over National Assembly ‘drama’

The Presidency has urged the National Assembly members to stop their “drama”. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity stated this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Monday. He was reacting to the outcome of last Saturday’s polls in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, where candidates of the All Progressives 19

August 13, 2018 7:47 AM APC claims third National Assembly seat in 24 hours

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the bye-election in Bauchi south senatorial district, securing its third National Assembly seat in 24 hours. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier announced candidates representing the ruling party, winners in Katsina north senatorial district and Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency 22

August 12, 2018 6:53 PM APC Lawan Gumau wins Bauchi Senatorial Bye-elections

The All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr. Lawan Gumau, has won the Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election, held on Saturday. Announcing the result in Bauchi on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Ahmed Sarkin-Pagam, said Gumau scored 119,489 votes to defeat eight other contestants, among them, the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Isa Yuguda 23

August 12, 2018 11:19 AM APC Wins Senatorial Election In Katsina

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Babba Kaita as the winner of the Katsina Senatorial Bye-election. Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Hudu Abdullahi, declared the candidate of ruling party as the winner of the election 32

August 12, 2018 11:04 AM Ooni Takes Temitope Adesegun As New Wife?

Another controversy is currently rearing its ugly head in the ancient city of Ile-Ife and across social media, that there are indications that the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi is set to take the Deputy Convener of Hope Alive Initiative, Tope Adesegun as new wife. This comes against the backdrop of the controversial separation 34

August 9, 2018 8:00 PM Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, on Thursday disclosed that those who defected from the All Progressives Congress, APC, planned their defection two years ago. Okorocha, who is the Chairman of APC’s Governors’ Forum made the disclosure while interacting with journalists at the Government House, Owerri, the state capital. Recall that lawmakers in the National 30

August 9, 2018 2:21 PM NDA 2018: Important things successful candidates must bring along

The Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, has outlined items successful candidates must come along with before being accepted into the academy. DAILY POST reports that NDA had released the list of successful candidates admitted into the academy for 2018. Selected candidates must come along with the original copies of their credentials which include: First School 20

August 6, 2018 11:17 AM 2019:Dr Paul Okorie decries low rate of PVCs collection in Ebonyi– The Sun News

Dr Paul Okorie, former Commissioner of Works, Housing and Transportation in Ebonyi, has decried the low rate of collection of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in the state. Okorie, also a former Commissioner of Environment under former Gov. Martin Elechi, spoke on Monday in Abakaliki, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Okorie was reacting 19