Bayelsa Election: Run For Your Life – NYSC DG Tells Corps Members 

Corps members participating in Bayelsa Gubernatorial Election scheduled for November 16, have been advised to think of their safety first.  In a statement issued by Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, Director of Press and Public Relations of the National Youth Service Corps on behalf of the Director-General of the NYSC Brig Gen. Shuaibu

South Sudan rivals delay unity govt formation by 100 days

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar on Thursday were given another 100 days to form a power-sharing government after failing to resolve differences, a fresh delay that prompted a sharp US warning that the fledgling nation needed new leaders. The two rivals, whose fallout in 2013 sparked

Jonathan, Wike, John-jonah, Alaibe Absent From PDP Mega Rally In Bayelsa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Deputy Gov. Rear Admiral Gboribiogha, retired John-Jonah, Gov. Nyeso Wike of Rivers and the Mr Timi Alaibe, who came second in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP )primaries in Bayelsa, were absent at the party’s mega rally. The mega rally, which was held on Wednesday at the Oxbow

Rwanda: Kagame reshuffles cabinet and army

President Paul Kagame has dropped Richard Sezibera as minister of Foreign Affairs, replacing him with long-serving Minister of Environment Vincent Biruta, in a major Cabinet reshuffle announced Monday evening. Mr Sezibera had been undergoing treatment since July this year and until Monday’s reshuffle, his duties had been temporarily be assumed by

3 Months Imprisonment For Social Media Offenders

Senate reintroduces bill to regulate social media — with 3 years imprisonment for ‘offenders’A bill seeking to regulate social media in the country has passed first reading at the senate. The bill entitled, ‘protection from internet falsehood and manipulations bill, 2019’ is sponsored by Mohammed Sani Musa, senator representing Niger east. The

Nigerian Government to Open Borders Next January 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the joint border operations code-named Exercise Swift Response which has led to the total shutdown of land frontiers across the country. The land borders are expected to be reopened on January 31, 2020, thus dashing the hopes of entrepreneurs in the West African

Governor Obiano: There Are Evil Spirits In Anambra Government House 

Willie Obiano, on Saturday, admitted the presence of evil spirits in the Government House. The governor made the statement at the Province of the Niger, Anglican Prayer Rally of Anambra State (APRAS) 2019, with the theme “The Righteous shall Flourish like Palm Tree”, held at the Dr. Alex Ekwueme square,

Inec Warns Against Vote Buying, Violence In Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is deepening its collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Commission (ICPC) in order to curb electoral malpractices ahead of the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections scheduled for 16th November 2019.  The INEC Chairman, Prof.

Governor Obiano Bans Movement Of Tankers Carrying Petrol From 8pm To 5am 

Following the recent spate of mishaps arising from accidents involving tankers carrying petroleum products in Onitsha, Anambra State government has placed an embargo restricting the movement of tankers carrying petroleum products in the state from 8pm to 5am, with effect from 2nd of November 2019. This directive was shared on messaging

FG to begin sale of new houses soon

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said that the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built under the National Housing Programme nationwide.He said that this would be done through an online subscription to allow for transparency and reduce human interference to the barest

President Akufo-Addo Speaks On Nigeria Border Closure 

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday described the closure of the land border between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin was a big blow to regional integration. Commenting for the first time since the Nigerian government closed its border with the Republic of Benin on August 20, Akufo-Addo said the move

Bayelsa 2019: Goodluck Jonathan Says He Can’t Work For APC

The ambition of the Bayelsa State candidate in the November 16 governorship election, Senator Diri Duoye, to succeed the incumbent Governor of the state, Hon. Seriake Dickson, at the weekend received a huge boost when former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, emerged from a closed-door meeting with governors of the Peoples

Botswana ruling party wins the general election

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has won the general election after securing 29 national assembly seats, representing 51 percent of the vote, the chief justice announced on Friday. Botswana voted on Wednesday to elect 57 national assembly and 490 local government representatives, with the candidate of the winning party set

David Lyon Pays Hospital Bills Of Patients In Bayelsa State 

The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Chief David Lyon clears the hospital bills of all patients in Gloryland Hospital as he visits a friend who had an accident. The ordinary man comes first in the next APC government of Bayelsa State.