Edo Obidient Movement Withdraws Support from Labour Party Ahead of Governorship Election

In anticipation of the upcoming governorship election in Edo State, the Edo Obidient Movement, previously aligned with the Labour Party (LP) during the 2023 general elections, has officially distanced itself with the party and its gubernatorial contender, Olumide Akpata. During a press conference at the NUJ Secretariat in Benin City, the group’s spokesperson, Ikhuenbor Figo, […]

Nigeria @63: Is It Worth Celebrating?-Special Report

As Nigeria marks her 63rd Independence Day celebration on a ‘low-key’  in line with the present economic realities, only the political class are exhibiting a low-key celebratory mood. Corporate bodies place congratulatory adverts in the media only to remind everyone that they are still in business, many, just barely.  For most Nigerians, irrespective of social […]

Tribunal Declares Mutfwang Duly Elected Governor Of Plateau State

The Plateau State Election Petition Trial Tribunal sitting in Jos has affirmed the election of Caleb Mutfwang of the PDP as governor of Plateau State.  The tribunal dismissed the petition filed by Dr. Nentawe Yilwada of the APC. Nentawe had approached the tribunal challenging the declaration of Mutfwang by INEC as governor. He alleged that […]

President Tinubu Arrives In New York On Monday For UNGA

President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, has arrived in New York in preparation for his first participation at the the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as the country leader. In the early hours of Monday, September 18, Tinubu arrived in New York, USA, and was welcomed by top government officials. On the sideline of the summit, […]

A Glimpse Into The Life Of HRM, Oba Prof. Saka Adelola Matemilola (Otileta VII), The Olowu Of Owu, As He Approaches His First Coronation Anniversary- By Simeon Ganzallo 

In the historic Owu Kingdom, a gem ascended the throne, graced with dignity and imbued with purpose. His Royal Majesty, Oba Prof. Saka Adelola Matemilola (Otileta VII), the 14th Olowu of Owu, has embarked on a resplendent journey, interweaving scholarly accomplishments, consummate professionalism, and profound contributions to his community and society at large. As his […]

Presidential Tribunal: Atiku’s Petition Against Tinubu Adjourned Till May 18  

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned yet again the continuation of the pre-hearing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate filed petition against the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate Bola Tinubu till Thursday, May 18, 2023. The PDP and Atiku are challenging the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) […]

El-Rufai Raises Alarm Over Insecurity Ahead Of May 29

Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, said if efforts from security agents are not intensified, bandits and terrorists could take advantage of the transition period to inflict bloody attacks in the country, especially in the North West and Northern region. El-Rufai on Wednesday disclosed this at the presentation of a security report by the Kaduna […]

Louisville, Kentucky: Gunman Kills Five In Bank Shooting

Five people died when an employee opened fire at a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, and livestreamed the attack on Instagram, police say. The victims were aged between 40 and 64. Among nine others injured was a rookie police officer who had graduated to the force just two weeks ago. The officer was shot in the […]

Nicola Sturgeon Says Time Is Right To Resign As Scotland’s First Minister

Nicola Sturgeon is expected to resign as first minister of Scotland following months of controversy over a law that makes it simpler for people to change their gender on official documents. Sturgeon, who has led the country’s devolved government and the Scottish National Party for eight years, is expected to give a news conference later […]