Polls: Lagos Assures Voters Of Safety

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), with his Deputy, Dr. (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebule (2nd left); Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left); Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello (2nd right); Lagos State Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem (right) and other members of the State Executive Council during a press briefing ahead of the Governorship and House of Assembly Elections at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 The Lagos State Government has urged eligible voters in the State to come out enmass on…

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Crying Soothing To Stress Management – Expert

Dr Victor Fayomi, a General Practitioner at a private hospital in Gwagwalada, FCT, says crying is therapeutic in managing emotional stress. Fayomi said this in an interview in Abuja. “Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by letting off a little water. Let your tears flow and where they go, let your sorrow follow. ”Overtime, crying and shedding tears were considered bad and usually associated with ill health, grief and sorrow. However, this is not totally true. “Tears have also flowed as a result of good…

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Akwa Ibom REC Denies Manipulation Of Feb 23 Results

Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner REC Mike Igini Mr Mike Igini, the Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), has denied manipulating the Presidential and National Assembly election results in the state. Igini made this known in an interview in Uyo on Saturday. He said that the allegation was not true and that the election was not manipulated. Igini said that elections were won and lost at the polling units, saying the REC would not be at the polling units from the beginning to the close of the polls. “The allegations…

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The Suspension Serves Okorocha Right– Imo APC Chieftains

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State The suspension slamed on Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State by the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) has been described as a measure that serves him right by some top echelon members of the party in the state. Speaking on the development on Saturday, a party chieftain, Dr Jude Agu, said Okorocha had been engaged in anti party activities in his pursuit to making his son-in-law succeed him as governor. Agu said Okorocha would have been suspended long ago to check…

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UK PM, Turkish Leader Fellicitate With Buhari Over Polls Victory

UK PM, Turkish Leader congratulate Buhari on Victory United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday joined other world leaders in congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the Feb. 23 presidential election. According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, the Nigerian president received separate telephone calls from May and Erdogan, congratulating him on his re-election and wishing the Nigerian people progress and prosperity. President Buhari thanked the two leaders for their unflinching support to Nigeria and her…

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Rights Coalition Exposes Massive Rigging Against PDP, Disparities INEC Results

A report detailing how the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was allegedly rigged out during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections across the country, was on Firday released by a human rights coalition, the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights and Democracy Organisations (SBCHROs). In a statement made available to the media, the group issued its full report below: The Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights & Democracy Organisations (SBCHROs), a coalition of 22 rights and democracy organisations in Southeast Nigeria has continued her in-depth investigation behind…

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Suspension Update: Okechukwu, Usani Join Amosun, Okorocha

Amosun: suspended by APC NWC for anti-party activities It was the day of long knives as the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) suspended governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun and Rochas Okorocha of Imo. The suspension of the governors was confirmed to the on Friday by a top party official, even as the NWC was still in session. Also suspended were Osita Okechukwu, the Director-Deneral of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and Pastor Usani Usani, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs. An APC source said the NWC…

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Breaking: Tension In Abia As Hoodlums Plan To Burn INEC Facilities In 6 LGAs

About one week to the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections scheduled for March 9 2019, tension has taken over Abia State as hoodlums plot to burn down offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in six Local Government Areas. Abia State government raised the alarm over plans by hired political thugs to burn down the facilities of INEC in Obingwa, Ugwunagbo, Isiala Ngwa South, Ukwa East, Ukwa West and Osisioma LGAs of the State. INEC offices had been burnt down by suspected hoodlums in Isiala Ngwa North LGA…

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Nollywood Actor, Rotimi Popoola Is Dead

Late Alfred Rotimi Popoola Death has struck Nollywood with the demise of Popular Yoruba actor, Alfred Rotimi Popoola. Popoola, a.k.a. ‘Ilu Venture’, reportedly died on Thursday at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State after a brief illness. The actor’s death was confirmed by the Abeokuta chapter of Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN. A statement on Thursday confirming his death, announced plans by the actor’s family to bury him immediately, according to his wishes. The statement reads: “We are saddened to announce the untimely death of our…

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JAMB Has No Date For 2019 UTME Yet

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has registered over 1.8 million candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in Lagos. Registration of candidates for the Computer Based Test commenced on February 10 and terminated on February 21. Benjamin said that the registration was a huge success, adding that there were no hitches at all across the various accredited registration centres nationwide. “We have concluded the registration and we recorded over 1.8 million candidates for the UTME…

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