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Kogi bye election goes bloody, APC supporter stabbed to death; Vote buying, ballot snatching mar poll 

The House of Representatives by-election in Lokoja/Kotonkarfe constituency of Kogi State turned bloody on Saturday. Consequently, a supporter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Umoru, was stabbed to death by a supporter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) when the deceased resisted attempts to snatch a ballot box. Pandemonium …

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Contempt: INEC chairman shouldn’t conduct 2019 elections, he’s danger to democracy – Lawyer/Activist 

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, should no longer be trusted by Nigerians to conduct the 2019 general election because “he has become a very dangerous threat to our democracy”, a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, has warned.   He issued the warning on Saturday in …

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NIMASA, NHF partner on heart awareness to save lives;   – N100m Golf Charity Fund Raising holds September 1

  In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has partnered with the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) to assist the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in creating awareness on the dangers of heart diseases and the effect on the well-being of people. This was made known …

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Igbogbo Community Welcomes First Commercial Bank Igbogbo Community celebrates town’s only bank branch  

Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, Sterling Bank Plc, recently inaugurated a new branch amidst pomp and pageantry in Igbogbo LCDA of Ikorodu Local Government Area bringing smiles to the faces of business people, farmers and residents of the community who hitherto had to travel several kilometres to access banking services. Speaking …

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APC scared of opposition unity, says Turaki

Frontline Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant and former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC government is scared and has gone into a desperation mode and is inflicting vendetta on politicians holding contrary opinion because the opposition …

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DSS to review position on Dasuki, other detainees – Acting DG ….Consider appointment of Spokesperson

  The Department of State Services (DSS)has promised to review all cases of illegal detention, especially that of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and other related human rights violations allegedly carried out by the agency. The Acting Director General of DSS, Mr. Mathew Seiyefa …

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