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Church Stampede Claims 31 Lives

No fewer than 31 persons have been confirmed dead in a stampede at a church event in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Saturday. A new generation church, known as ‘Kings Assembly,’ located in the GRA area of the metropolis, was organising a programme at the Polo Club in the Rivers State capital to accommodate the […]Continue Reading
Politics

Oyo South APC Senatorial Primary Postponed

Oyo South Senatorial Primary, which was expected to hold this Saturday, has been postponed. Prior to the development, things had not been going smoothly at the venue, an event center close to Bódìjà Housing Corporation, Ibadan where the APC Oyo South Senatorial District primary election had been scheduled to hold. Our correspondent at the venue reported […]Continue Reading
Politics

APC Postpones Presidential Primaries to June 6

As a result of a six-day extension of the June 3 deadline for the conduct of political parties’ primaries by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has formally postponed its presidential convention. National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Felix Morka, announced this in a statement hours after the Independent […]Continue Reading
Education

NASU, SSANU Extend Strike by One Month

The Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and allied institutions have extended their ongoing strike by one month. In a circular jointly signed by the national president of SSANU, Muhammed Ibrahim, and the general secretary, Peters Adeyemi, the unions noted that the decision […]Continue Reading
Politics

BREAKING: Folarin Wins Oyo APC Guber Primary

Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Teslim Folarin has won the Governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress APC in Oyo State. Folarin polled 954 votes to defeat his closet rival, Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Chief Adebayo Adelabu who had 327 votes. Other aspirants were a former commissioner for health in […]Continue Reading
Politics

Crisis Rocks Ondo APC Primary

Crisis erupted at one of the venues for the APC House of Representatives primary Election in Akure the Ondo State capital as some hoodlums invaded the venue . The chairman of the electoral committee, Mr Adeyemi Akola was about announcing the results when the hoodlums dashed into the venue demanding cancellation of the election. There […]Continue Reading
Politics

Party Primaries : INEC Extends Deadline

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for political parties to conduct their primaries for the 2023 general elections. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. This comes hours after leaders of various political parties met Continue Reading
Crime

Retiree Bags Jail Term for Perjury

Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has sentenced a retiree from the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation, Charles Aiyeyi, to one year imprisonment. Charles Aiyeyi was convicted for charges bordering on conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and making false statement to a public officer […]Continue Reading