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January 13, 2018 8:17 PM Gwagwalada re-run poll: APC beats APGA, PDP in narrow victory

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulkarim Mohammed, has been declared the winner of the just-concluded Gwagwalada Central Ward councillorship re-run election. Announcing the result, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) He narrowly defeated Ibrahim Anize of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who had 1,588 votes 18

January 10, 2018 11:56 AM Nwankwo Kanu’s strike tops best goals of Arsenal vs Chelsea

Ahead of the League Cup clash between Chelsea and Arsenal on Wednesday, The Gunners, via their official website, has asked fans to pick their best goal against the London rivals. Only one Nigerian player namely Nwankwo Kanu has scored against the Blues and on more than one occasion. The former Nigeria international’s solo effort in the 90th minute in Arsenal’s 20

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 26

November 18, 2017 9:19 PM Kwara LG polls: Saraki hails massive turnout, peaceful conduct

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has lauded the good people of Kwara State, for turning out enmase to vote for candidates of their choice in the Saturday’s local government election. Speaking with journalists after he voted at Opobiyi, Agbaji polling centre in Ilorin West local government area of the state, Saraki appreciated the voters for the large 27

November 16, 2017 4:12 PM Anambra guber: What Buhari told me about Saturday’s poll – Ohanaeze President, Nwodo

He said, “I have made representations to the President who has assured me that the elections will be free and fair. “Ohaneze notes with satisfaction the resolve of the people of Anambra State and all the political parties in Anambra state to turn out for the elections. Not to do so would be a disservice to Anambra State and Ndigbo.” President Buhari 21

November 2, 2017 5:48 PM Anambra guber poll: Police arrest IPOB members

Operatives attached to Anambra State Police Command on Thursday raided a printing press in Onitsha and recovered thousands of pamphlets printed by the outlawed indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, members. CP Garba Baba Umar, Commissioner of Police, said the IPOB members were planning to distribute same to the public in order to cause apprehension and prevent 36

November 1, 2017 12:43 PM Anambra guber: Monarch threatens to unleash gods against APC

A traditional ruler in Anambra state, Ogirisi Igbo Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has threatened to unleash a traditional deity, Ogirisi against the All Progressives Congress, APC, if they attempt to rig the November 18 Anambra governorship election. Ezeonwuka issued the threat while reacting to APC’s boast that the party will unseat the APGA government 23

November 1, 2017 3:27 AM Ekwueme collapses at home, admitted in Enugu hospital

Second republic Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, has collapsed and is currently at the Intensive Care Unit of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery, by Penok petrol station in Trans-Ekulu, Enugu State. The PUNCH learnt on Tuesday night that Ekwueme collapsed around 2am last Saturday, at his residence in Independence Layout, Enugu. The development comes barely 24

October 31, 2017 11:33 PM Anambra poll: What Nwoye has going for him

OF all the candidates that would contest the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Tony Nwoye stands out. Apart from being the youngest candidate among the major political parties (he is 43 years), Nwoye had garnered enough political experience which, perhaps, is what had propelled his ambition 33

October 31, 2017 3:13 PM Catalonia pushes for independence from Spain: What to know

Spanish prosecutors on Monday said they are seeking charges against the ousted Catalonia Cabinet – days after Spain took over the semi-autonomous region that declared itself independent. Spain imposed direct control of Catalonia on Friday after its parliament declared independence. The country invoked a never-before used constitutional amendment to take control 114