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January 13, 2019 7:22 PM 2019 election: Archbishop of Lagos tells Nigerians candidates to vote

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has advised the electorate to vote into power, in the 2019 general elections, those they could trust. Martins gave the advice at the solemn dedication ceremony of St John’s Catholic Church, Igando, Lagos. He said that voters should not engage in selling of their Permanent Voter Cards 109

December 25, 2018 2:48 PM Rivers lawmaker calls Gov. Wike’s 2019 budget another scam

The lawmaker representing Ahoada East Constituency one in the Rivers state House of Assembly, Martins Mannah has described the 2019 budget of the State as a scam. Mannah, who addressed newsmen after the budget presentation, said little or nothing was achieved with the 2018 budget. He further said the newly presented budget may face the challenge of implementation 74

November 23, 2018 6:49 PM 2019: APC ‘change’ mantra deceptive, don’t be deceived – Gov. Okowa tells Deltans

Delta State Governor, Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, Friday said the “change mantra” being chorused by the All Progressives Congress is deceptive. Governor Okowa made the assertion while receiving decampees from the APC to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP at the party’s Delta South Senatorial rally in Warri. “Nobody should deceive you. The change mantra is deception 57

November 22, 2018 6:40 AM Boko Haram: 156 former insurgents declare allegiance to Nigeria

No fewer than 156 repentant and surrendered members of the Boko Haram on Wednesday swore allegiance to the Nigerian government after undergoing a De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DDR) programme, coded Operation Safe Corridor. The repentant insurgents took the oath of allegiance before Justice Nehizena Idemudia Afolabi of the Federal 42

November 18, 2018 5:30 PM Four INEC workers, NYSC member, 3 year-old die in Kogi auto crash

Four staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a member of the NYSC and a three-year-old girl on Saturday died in an accident along Ajaokuta–Lokoja Road. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the victims were returning in the evening from Ayingba, Kogi, where they attended the wedding ceremony of another INEC staff 54

August 15, 2018 11:45 AM LaLiga: Diego Simeone reacts to Courtois’ move to Real Madrid from Chelsea

Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone has reacted to the transfer of his former goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, from Chelsea to Real Madrid. Simeone said the Belgian goalie will still be remembered fondly at Atletico Madrid despite his move to city rivals. Real Madrid signed Courtois for £35million from Chelsea last week, ending months of uncertainty 38

May 10, 2018 7:45 AM Ex-naval officer docked for allegedly assaulting wife

Olufemi Ibitoye, a retired Naval officer was on Wednesday tried in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting his wife, Olumide. Ibitoye is standing trial on a two-count charge of assault and unlawful possession of firearms. Dr Jide Martins, the Prosecutor, told the court that the defendant committed the offences between June 30 and July, 21, 2017, at about 44

May 3, 2018 8:15 AM LASU speaks on 2018/2019 admission process

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it has not commenced the admission process for the 2018/2019 academic session. The university’s spokesman, Mr Adekoya Martins, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos. Martins advised prospective students and concerned individuals to disregard notices advertising the commencement of its admission 44

April 12, 2018 7:46 AM EFCC arrests 14 ‘yahoo-yahoo’ boys with charms

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal office, on Tuesday arrested 14 suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are: Abiola Kayode, Adeleye Adewale, Adeniyi Abiola, Favour Iruabo, Iyiola Olayemi, Lawal Remilekun and Martins Adetunji. Others are: Obafunsho Oladipupo Samson, Olaleye Bamilola Hassan, Oseni Ridwan, Peter Ayobami 52

April 6, 2018 1:19 PM Martins To England For Surgery

Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua on Thursday confirmed that their injured striker Obafemi Martins is presently in England for his surgery. “Martins is flying to UK for surgery today. Be well soon,” the club wrote on their Twitter handle. The 33-year-old is going to be off actions for seven months the after suffering a hamstring injury 123