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Monthly Archives: April 2019

APC wins Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency seat

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Kolawole Taiwo, winner of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC conducted supplementary election in 71 polling units across eight wards of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency of Lagos State for the House of Representatives seat. The commission had declared ... Read More »

Glo is top network for new subscribers in February 2019 – NCC report

  Latest report by telecommunications industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), indicates that national operator, Globacom, remains the preferred network for new subscribers. The report which is for the month of February showed that Globacom added 400,879 new subscribers, which was the highest gain by any operator. 9mobile was second with 345,264 new customers, while Airtel came third with ... Read More »

Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun election

….Court reserves judgments on four appeals The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold the victory of Oyetola and APC in the governorship election held in the state on September 22 and 27, 2018. Their request is contained ... Read More »


  For widows numbering over a hundred and the youths of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State, there wouldn’t be a better way to celebrate Easter than they experienced through the benevolence of the Chairman of Etoks Communications, Deacon Iyke Kanu. The ancient war city came alive on Saturday, 21st April 2019 with widows’ empowerment preceded by the third ... Read More »


A worker walks past an outlet of South Africa’s MTN Group in Johannesburg, South Africa, February 23, 2016. MTN Nigeria has changed its status from a private company to a public liability company (PLC) ahead of its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. This conversion is one of the requirements for listing on the bourse. Speaking on the conversion, Fredi ... Read More »

Anti-graft battle: It’s no longer business as usual, says Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption battle got a ‘pass mark’ from an unusual quarter yesterday. It was rated above average by Prof Wole Soyinka. The literary giant, however, scored the President below average on the anti-terror war. Soyinka spoke on the Bristish Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) programme, Hardtalk, anchored by Zeinab Badawi on Monday. Appraising the anti-graft battle, Soyinka said:  ”We have this ... Read More »

Buhari to tell Goje, Ndume: Lawan is APC’s candidate

……Senate leader meets PDP senators, Mode of voting in June not sure President Muhammadu Buhari may hold a “frank” meeting with two of the three aspirants for Senate President  – Sen. Danjuma Goje and Sen. Ali Ndume — on the adoption of Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan for the office. The All Progressives Congress(APC) is working towards a lone candidate for ... Read More »

NMA, NARD tell Ngige: You’re wrong, as only 40,000 doctors care for 200m people in Nigeria

The Nigeria Medical Association and National Association of Resident Doctors have described as “unfortunate” the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige’s statement on brain drain in the medical sector. Ngige, who spoke on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday, said he was not bothered that medical doctors are leaving Nigeria in droves, saying that the nation has a ... Read More »

Luis Ortiz refuses to fight Anthony Joshua

Luis Ortiz will not replace Jarrell Miller as world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s opponent on 1 June, the Cuban’s promoter has said. Joshua was due to fight Miller at New York’s Madison Square Garden – the British fighter’s US debut. But Miller was denied a licence after an “adverse finding” from a sample taken on 20 March. King Kong Boxing ... Read More »

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