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INEC registers another Party, swears in 9 RECs

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA– The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced the registration of the African Peoples Party APP bringing the number of registered political parties in the country to 46. Mahmood Yakubu INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this Wednesday in Abuja after swearing in nine recently-cleared Resident …

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I’m on a divine mission —Edochie, Nollywood actor

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu It was jubilation galore, yesterday, in Onitsha as Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, stormed a meeting of the Democratic People’s Congress, DPC to assert his readiness to contest the election on the platform of the party. Edochie who stormed the meeting at 1.30 pm was accompanied by another …

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Ronaldo ban sours Madrid’s march towards more silverware

Cristiano Ronaldo is banned, but it would take a huge upset for Real Madrid’s trophy-winning streak to be ended by Barcelona on Wednesday (kick off 2100GMT) as they carry a 3-1 lead into the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup. Ronaldo challenging the referee Ricardo De Burgos after bagging …

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NPFL: We’re champions in making — MFM Coach

With the Sunday’s top of the table clash in Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos, done and dusted, Lagos-based MFM FC Coach, Fidelis Illechukwu, says he is graceful in defeat and described his players as champions in the making. Fidelis Ilechukwu The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 34 clash of …

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Anxiety over plan to alter Anambra APC delegates list

By Emmanuel Aziken There was apprehension, yesterday, over a plot to derail this weekend’s governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State after it emerged that the certified list of delegates was being tampered with. The plan, party sources said yesterday, was to provoke a crisis that …

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Pro-Buhari Protest: It’s not our tradition to hire crowds – Presidency replies critics

Abuja – The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu, has dismissed the assertion that the presidency sponsored the group of Nigerians that embarked on solidarity protests across the country in support of the President Muhammdu Buhari-led government. Members of Centre for Civil Society and Justice …

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UK parliament’s ‘Big Ben’ bell to fall silent for four years

The “Big Ben” bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower will cease its regular bongs at noon on August 21, falling silent for most of the next four years while renovation works are carried out, the House of Commons said on Monday (August 14). The Palace of Westminster, home …

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SUICIDE IN KANO: Man 45 plunges into family well

By AbdulSalam Muhammad Kano was thrown into Kano was thrown into  shock weekend following report that a 45-year-old man, Balarabe Haruna of Hausawa Sabon Titi quarters, Kano municipal committed suicide by jumping into a well. The Well. The middle aged petty trader was said to have excused his 10 children and …

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We’re bringing risk protection to the man on the street – Adegbayi

Executive Director, General Business, Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Ms. Adetola Adegbayi in this interview said that the industry is still way behind other financial service providers. By Rosemary Onuoha HOW can the challenge of poor insurance perception in the country be tackled?   With the huge potential of the insurance …

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