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Tinubu endorses Sanwoolu, says Ambode departed from Lagos Development Masterplan

Former governor of Lagos state and All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader Bola Tinubu has released a statement on the party’s primary elections for a gubernatorial candidate in the state. Tinubu stated that the current administration, led by Akinwunmi Ambode has deviated from the state’s masterplan for economic development. “Whenever a government departed from this plan …

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Sanwo-Olu reacts to Ambode’s allegations during his press conference

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate has reacted, in a press conference, to comments made about him by the Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Ambode, at a press conference which he held on Sunday, September 30, 2018, said that Sanwo-Olu was arrested in US for spending fake …

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Death toll hits 832 after earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia — and authorities expect it to rise

At least 832 people were killed in the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the national disaster agency says. Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings that collapsed in Friday’s 7.5-magnitude earthquake, agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a news conference.   …

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Full Statement: INEC declares Thursday, 27th as date for Osun governorship election re-run

Few moments ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared that the Saturday September 22nd governorship election in Osun state was inconclusive. The electoral body then stated that the number of cancelled votes is higher than the margin between the top two candidates.     Now, INEC has issued a full statement …

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Davido reacts after INEC declared Osun Governorship Election as Inconclusive

Davido has reacted after the The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive. The reason for the cancellation, according to the electoral body, is because the number of cancelled votes is higher than the margin between the two top candidates. Peoples Democratic Party candidate Ademola …

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex hid memento of couple’s first date in wedding outfit

The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she hid a romantic memento to the first date she had with Prince Harry as the “something blue” within her wedding outfit. The new royal shared details from her big day with British broadcaster ITV as part of a new two-part show honoring Queen Elizabeth II. …

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61 Reportedly Dead in Yobe State Cholera Outbreak

A cholera outbreak in Yobe State has caused 61 deaths, as the number of new confirmed cases surged to 906, the government and the United Nations said. The Yobe State government confirmed that 906 fresh cases of cholera have been recorded in the state with 61 deaths while 50 others are still …

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Skye Bank employees will get fresh contract under Polaris Bank – NDIC

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has announced that employees of the defunct Skye Bank Plc would be offered new contract terms under the management of Polaris Bank. The NDIC made this known in a statement on Saturday which reads in part, “the adoption of the Bridge Bank model for the resolution …

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie honoured with the 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named the winner of the 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award. The award has been presented every year since 2005 in honour of Everett M. Rogers, whose “Diffusion of Innovation” is the second-most cited book in the social sciences. Willow Bay, Dean of USC Annenberg, which presents the award, …

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FG Suspends Nigeria Air Indefinitely; Nigerians react

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika today announced the suspension of the planned national carrier, Nigeria Air. On his Twitter handle, @hadisirika, Sirika tweeted: ”I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. All …

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