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Profile of Prof Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian victim of Ethiopia Airline crash

Profile of Prof Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian victim of Ethiopia Airline crash

Pius Adesanmi, a professor with Carlton University in Canada, was the Nigerian involved in the ill-fated Sunday morning Ethiopia airline crash in which 149 passengers and eight crew members died. He was on his way to attend the AU ECOSOCC committee meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. Another Nigerian who died in the crash was Amb. Abiodun Bashua former UN and AU ... Read More »

Jimi Agbaje calls to congratulate Sanwo-Olu as Lagos Governor-elect

Jimi Agbaje calls to congratulate Sanwo-Olu as Lagos Governor-elect

*Sanwo-Olu receiving the call from Agbaje* Runner up in the Lagos State governorship race, Mr. Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the winner, Mr. Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The call came at 7: 07 pm on Sunday, according to Sanwo-Olu who broke the news on his social media handle where he wrote: ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu elected governor as APC clears all 20 Local Govt. Areas of Lagos State

Sanwo-Olu elected governor as APC clears all 20 Local Govt. Areas of Lagos State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has won the Saturday, March, 9 election. This followed the announcement of the results of all the 20 local government areas in Lagos State. He and his party won in all the LGAs. Sanwo-Olu won with 739,445 while his closest rival Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party ... Read More »

A Nigerian among nationalities on board crashed Ethiopian Airlines

A Nigerian among nationalities on board crashed Ethiopian Airlines

A Nigerian was among the passengers of the Ethiopian Airline that crashed on Sunday on it’s way to Nairobi, Kenya. The plane took off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The identity of the victim is yet unknown but speculations are rife that he may be a university lecturer based in Canada. All 149 passengers and eight crew on board died. People ... Read More »

INEC declares  Abdulrazaq of APC winner of Kwara gov election

INEC declares Abdulrazaq of APC winner of Kwara gov election

The Kwara State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has been declared winner of the governorship election held on Saturday. The state Returning Officer and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Prof. Muhammad Liman, declaring the result on Sunday said Abdulrazaq polled 331,546 votes to emerge as the winner of the election. His Peoples Democratic Party ... Read More »

Sanwo-olu leads in Lagos as INEC declares results of 15 LGAs

Sanwo-olu leads in Lagos as INEC declares results of 15 LGAs

Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State leads in 15 local government areas of Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that APC won in all the local government results declared so far in the much awaited collation. NAN reports that Sanwo-olu defeated his closest rival of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ... Read More »

Onnoghen: We Did Not Query Prosecution Lawyer in CJN’s Trial, Says NBA

Onnoghen: We Did Not Query Prosecution Lawyer in CJN’s Trial, Says NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has reacted to reports in some section of the media that it has issued a query to Aliyu Umar (SAN) the lead prosecution lawyer in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). According to the body of lawyers, the said reports are false and ... Read More »

DUMURKUL, BUHARI’S VILLAGE GETS NEW MOSQUE

DUMURKUL, BUHARI’S VILLAGE GETS NEW MOSQUE

President Muhammadu Buhari was received warmly by a large crowd of people gathered at the new mosque in his native village, Dumurkul near Daura, Katsina State. The doors of the Friday Prayer, Juma’at Mosque were opened to worshipers at a ceremony attended by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk, and a number of Islamic leaders in the community. ... Read More »

Joyful Dapo Abiodun Thanks God, Ogun People

Joyful Dapo Abiodun Thanks God, Ogun People

Prince Dapo Abiodun, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, has posted an appreciation of Almighty God and the people of Ogun state ahead of his official declaration as governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Collation of the results, council by council, is still ongoing in Abeokuta, but all indications point to his victory over Abdulkabir Akinlade, candidate of ... Read More »

No election observer died in Ayogu Eze’s compound- Aide

No election observer died in Ayogu Eze’s compound- Aide

“The so called observers whose identities were questionable were released to the Igbo Eze North Divisional Police Officer, Mr. Samuel Ngwu Attah following the intervention of Sen. Eze immediately his attention was drawn to the incident. ” Press Release: The attention of the Sen. Ayogu Eze Governorship Campaign Organisation has been drawn to false stories making the rounds that an ... Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines jet with 149 passengers, eight crew to Kenya crashes

Ethiopian Airlines jet with 149 passengers, eight crew to Kenya crashes

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that its flight ET 302/March 10 in schedule service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya was involved in an accident on Sunday around Bishoftu in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia. The Airline made the announcement in its Accident Bulletin, posted on its website, www.ethiopianairlines.com on Sunday. It said that the aircraft B-737-800MAX with registration number ET- AVJ took ... Read More »

AMAC: PDP wins polling units in Karu, Nyanya, Jikwoyi, Orozo, Lifecamp

AMAC: PDP wins polling units in Karu, Nyanya, Jikwoyi, Orozo, Lifecamp

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the councillorship and chairmanship elections in polling units across Karu, Nyanya, Jikwoyi, Orozo and others within the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). In Polling unit 009, in Kugbo, the presiding officer, Mr Joseph Ngbede announced PDP as winner of the election for chairmanship and councillorship elections. He said that PDP polled 180 votes ... Read More »

AMAC Chairmanship: APC’s Abdullahi Adamu defeats PDP’s Anazodo

AMAC Chairmanship: APC’s Abdullahi Adamu defeats PDP’s Anazodo

The incumbent chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu has been declared winner of the area council election. Adamu who is of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) won with a margin of 17,785 votes. The area council returning officer, Prof Muhammadu Umaru Ndagi of Department of Linguistics, University of Abuja, said he won after he polled a ... Read More »

Governorship: Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun,  Abdulrazak lead

Governorship: Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Abdulrazak lead

The All Progressives Congress (APC) appeared to be heading for victory last night in the governorship election in Lagos, Ogun, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Bauchi States as results began coming in from the various polling booths. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was looking good in Adamawa, Enugu, Delta, Ebomyi and Akwa Ibom States. In Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of ... Read More »