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November 21, 2017 8:16 AM EFCC obtains warrant to detain ex-SGF, Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has obtained a remand warrant to further detain Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the Jonathan government. Anyim is being investigated for allegedly collecting N520m from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on the eve of the 2015 presidential 14

November 21, 2017 1:34 AM CHAN 2018: NFF picks Rabat as Eagles camp site

Morocco’s political and administrative capital Rabat, will be playing host to the Super Eagles of Nigeria soon as the national team is set to commence preparation for the 2018 African Nations Championship. Assistant Super Eagles Coach, Salisu Yusuf will lead the Chan Eagles to a two-week camping exercise to Rabat, a Modern Capital and Historic City before 16

November 20, 2017 4:58 PM Electoral Commission urged to provide easy-access polling units for disabled voters

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to review location of polling units for easy access by persons with disabilities in future elections. The Executive Director of CCD, Mr David Anyaele made the call in Awka on Monday while addressing newsmen on the group’s post-election findings 13

November 20, 2017 2:34 PM PDP convention: Wike promoting Secondus, influencing party leaders with huge money – Ojugboh

The immediate past National Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Cairo Ojugboh, has alleged that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike is influencing the party leadership with huge money. He said this was to ensure that his candidate, Uche Secondus, emerge as the national chairman at the forthcoming convention of the party. Speaking with Vanguard 14

November 20, 2017 1:13 PM Ekwueme: Nigerian community in South Africa reacts to death of ex-VP

The Nigerian community in South Africa has reacted to the passing of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. The President, Nigeria Union, South Africa, Mr Adetola Olubajo on Monday told the newsmen in Pretoria that they received the news with shock. In a condolence message, Olubajo said, “He was upright, cerebral, courageous and loyal to the country 16

November 20, 2017 8:36 AM Son Of Former PDP Chairman Stabbed To Death By Wife — OsunDefender

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night, allegedly, stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, who is the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. According to reports, the attack was as a result of an allegation of infidelity after she saw a text message on his phone. The deceased 17

November 19, 2017 5:54 PM Anambra Guber: Ekweremadu congratulates Obiano, residents on peaceful poll

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated Chief Willie Obiano on his victory at the 2017 Anambra governorship election. He also commended the people of Anambra, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies and other stakeholders for the peaceful conduct of the election. Reacting to the conduct and outcome 17

November 19, 2017 2:57 PM BREAKING: Obiano wins Anambra governorship election

Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has won the 2017 governorship election in Anambra State. Going by the results of the Governorship election so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the APGA candidate, who is also the incumbent governor of Anambra State, is leading his other contenders with wide margin 20

November 19, 2017 2:44 PM Anambra bye-election: APGA’s Mmegbuaneze floors popular actor, ​’​Tony One​-​Week’ of APC

All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, candidate, Mrs Nkoli Mmegbuaneze, has won the bye-election in Idemili North Constituency conducted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday. The constituency Returning Officer, Prof. James Epoke of University of Calabar, UNICAL, announced the result on Sunday in Ogidi, Idemili North Local 18

November 19, 2017 1:24 AM Paris 2024 announces dates for 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week

Paris 2024 has announced the dates for its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week. It will be the first major event for the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, which is expected to be officially formed in January. The French capital was confirmed as the 2024 hosts of the Olympics and Paralympics at the International Olympic Committee Session in Lima in September 25