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Osun governorship election: All the results while waiting for INEC's official declaration

Osun governorship election: All the results while waiting for INEC's official declaration The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the results of the Osun governorship election in each of the 30 local councils of the state. While the final tally is being awaited, here are the results, council by council: Ede South LGA: PDP : 16,693 APC:  4,512 ADP : 357 SDP : 855 Total Valid...... more

Certificate Saga: Uncertainty, fears grip Buhari’s ministers, aides

Certificate Saga: Uncertainty, fears grip Buhari’s ministers, aides For some politicians angling for elective offices in the forthcoming general elections next year and those already in office either by appointments or otherwise, the fear of possible backlash from the forced exit of Kemi Adeosun, former finance minister occasioned by alleged forged document submitted for her appointment as a minister...... more

Missing General: Army recovers bus door

Missing General: Army recovers bus door The Nigerian Army in its continued search for Maj. Gen. Mohammed Idris Alkali (Rtd) around Lafendeg in Du district of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State has recovered the door of a white 18-seater Hummer Bus vehicle from a pond suspected to be where the vehicle of the missing...... more

Ban of Ohanaeze causes stir

Ban of Ohanaeze causes stir A close ally of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Dr Chukwuma Egemba, has described as arrant nonsense and sheer arrogance, the recent threat by the group to disrupt any function organised by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo in any part of Igboland. IPOB in a statement signed by its...... more

Activities pick up in Delta State IDP Camp; Asaba Camp records first birth

Activities pick up in Delta State IDP Camp; Asaba Camp records first birth Delta State Flood Management Committee has said that relieve materials have started arriving the various Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps established by the state government to provide temporary accommodation for those displaced by ravaging flood in some parts of the state. A statement from the committee revealed that foodstuffs, toiletries, mattresses,...... more

Nigeria Air fiasco: Foreign investors, international community won’t take Nigeria serious again — Peter Obi

Nigeria Air fiasco: Foreign investors, international community won’t take Nigeria serious again — Peter Obi Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the sudden suspension of plans by the Federal Government to float a new national carrier to be known as Nigeria Air. Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who unveiled the airline with fanfare on July 16 at...... more

Lagos sues for peace over hijab controversy

Lagos sues for peace over hijab controversy Lagos State government, yesterday, appealed to stakeholders in the contentious issue of wearing Hijab in public schools to maintain peace, law and order while the Supreme Court ruling on the matter is being awaited. Speaking on the refusal of entry of five students of Isolo Senior Secondary School on September 18,...... more

Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Port Harcourt-bound foreign vessel

Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Port Harcourt-bound foreign vessel Massoel Shipping, operator of MV Glarus, said the vessel, with 19 crew members aboard and carrying wheat, was traveling between the southwestern commercial capital, Lagos, and the southern Niger Delta oil hub of Port Harcourt when it was boarded by pirates. It said the attack happened around 45 nautical miles south...... more

400 school girls trained on breast awareness in Ondo

400 school girls trained on breast awareness in Ondo No fewer than 400 school girls have received training on breast awareness in Ondo State courtesy of a non-profit organisation Emerging Communities Africa and BRECAN founded by wife of Ondo State governor, Betty Akeredolu. The awareness, which coincided with a hackathon pitch competition, was powered by Access Bank. On why it...... more

BREAKING: Adeleke in early lead in Osun guber election •Full results of 18 LGs declared by INEC

BREAKING: Adeleke in early lead in Osun guber election •Full results of 18 LGs declared by INEC Senator Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party made an emphatic sweep of both Ede North and Ede South locals councils on Saturday, as INEC returning officers announced the council-by-council results in the Osun governorship election. In Ede South, he polled 16,693 votes, while in Ede North, he got...... more

Group writes UN Secretary General, requests interrogation of Buhari during visit

Group writes UN Secretary General, requests interrogation of Buhari during visit The US NIGERIA LAW GROUP has written to Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, urging him to take up key issues with Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari during his upcoming visit to the UN. Dated September 21, 2019, the letter was signed by the group’s leader, US-based human rights lawyer,...... more

Ex-APC chairman calls for arrest of Sylva, Lokpobiri over alleged stockpiling of arms

Ex-APC chairman calls for arrest of Sylva, Lokpobiri over alleged stockpiling of arms The immediate past chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief Tiwe Oruminighe, has called on security agents to investigate the stockpiling of arms by some politicians. The demand is coming on the heels of a similar call by Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the...... more

NYSC faults Adebayo Shittu, says political office not replacement for national service

NYSC faults Adebayo Shittu, says political office not replacement for national service The National Youth Service Corps has clarified the claims by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in the compulsory national service. An online news platform Premium Times last Thursday alleged that the minister failed to go for the mandatory one year...... more

‘Less than 36,000 doctors attend to over 182 million patients in Nigeria’

‘Less than 36,000 doctors attend to over 182 million patients in Nigeria’ Nigeria has less than 36,000 doctors attending to over 182 million patients. A medical expert of Health Policy/ Systems Development Unit Department of Community Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Jubril Mohammad Bashar, has disclosed Bashar disclosed this at a one-day capacity building workshop on Basic Healthcare Funding in Nigeria...... more

Flood: Monarch weeps as town goes under water

Flood: Monarch weeps as town goes under water The District Head of Auyo in Jigawa, Alhaji Umar Baffa, wept openly on Saturday over the devastation caused by flood in Auyo town and other villages in the district. Baffa, who holds the title of Sarkin Auyon Hadejia, said at his palace that the flood, caused by the overflow of Hadeja-Jamaare...... more

Fire razes Ondo chemical factory, destroys N100m worth of products

Fire razes Ondo chemical factory, destroys N100m worth of products About N100 million worth of products and other valuables were razed by an inferno on Friday night, in a chemical company, Megadot Nigeria Limited, in the premises of Ondo state Trade Fair complex, Akure, Ondo state capital. The company which was said to house chemicals used for the production of paints,...... more

Kaduna recruits PhD holder as primary school teacher

Kaduna recruits PhD holder as primary school teacher Kaduna state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Malam Ja’afaru Sani, has said a PhD holder was among the list of newly recruited teachers in the state. He announced this during a news conference in Kaduna at the weekend. Sani said the state government has recruited additional 13,606 qualified teachers for...... more

Randy Catholic Bishop denied bail

Randy Catholic Bishop denied bail Indian bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun was refused bail Saturday, and ordered to remain in police custody to face questioning in a case that has triggered outrage among clergy. Mulakkal was arrested in southern Kerala state on Friday after Pope Francis relieved him from duty over the scandal...... more

FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table

FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has released its nationwide recruitment screening time-table for applicants who applied for the corps’ recruitment into the different Cadres. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, made the screening time-table available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. NAN reports that...... more

Looking for a job? Be careful about what you post on social media

Looking for a job? Be careful about what you post on social media Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking at social media posts. A new study finds 70% of employers check a candidate’s social media accounts before hiring. While LinkedIn seems like the most logical site to peruse, employers head to Facebook more often....... more

Buhari leaves for UNGA73 tomorrow

Buhari leaves for UNGA73 tomorrow President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, along with his wife, Aisha, depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened September 18, 2018. The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and...... more

Osun Guber Update: Adeleke wins polling unit as vote counting begins

Osun Guber Update: Adeleke wins polling unit as vote counting begins Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has won his polling unit as vote counting began in Osun state. He polled 154 votes, while the APC candidate Gboyega Oyetola polled 35 votes. Candidates of Social Democratic Party and Africa Democratic Party got two votes each. Adeleke voted...... more

BREAKING: Security agents swoop on vote buyers as Osun elects new Governor •Card reader rattles Adeleke

BREAKING: Security agents swoop on vote buyers as Osun elects new Governor •Card reader rattles Adeleke A team of police personnel on election duty in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State have arrested two suspected vote buyers. Both men were arrested at the St Mary Grammar School in Elewe-Iwo.CSP El-Mustapha Sani, who announced the arrest on behalf of the DIG in charge of the election, said...... more

Cross River community where girls are sold to settle their parents’ debt

Cross River community where girls are sold to settle their parents’ debt In this sleepy village, in the shadow of the Obudu mountains in Cross River state, an ancient tradition continues that child protection workers say condemns young girls to a life of slavery and sexual exploitation. Girls as young as five in southern Nigeria are still being sold to settle their parents' debt as...... more

Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, confirms dodging NYSC

Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, confirms dodging NYSC The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has said that he did not violate the Constitution by not participating in the compulsory one year National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) Scheme. The minister stated this while speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja, arguing that his case could not be compared to...... more

Akwa Ibom: Police gives Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun youths 5 days to surrender arms

Akwa Ibom: Police gives Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun youths 5 days to surrender arms The Police Command in Akwa Ibom on Friday appealed to aggrieved youths of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas to lay down their arms within five days and embrace peace. The appeal is contained in a statement signed by DSP MacDon Odiko, the Command’s  Public Relations Officer (PPRO), and made...... more

Skye Bank: Customers storm ATMs in panic withdrawal

Skye Bank: Customers storm ATMs in panic withdrawal Scores of Skye Bank customers thronged various Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in panic within the Abuja metropolis as soon as the news broke Friday evening that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had revoked the operating licence of the commercial bank. Aside the long queues usually seen at weekends, yesterday’s drama...... more

Wike, Abe in alliance to defame me — Amaechi

Wike, Abe in alliance to defame me — Amaechi Minister of Transportation and Director-General of President Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, representing Rivers South-East in the Senate, Magnus Abe, of conniving and conspiring to disparage...... more

You must face trial for alleged N1.7bn theft, Judge tells FirstNation MD

You must face trial for alleged N1.7bn theft, Judge tells FirstNation MD Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court has ordered that Kayode Odukoya must face trial over an alleged N1.7billion theft charge proffered against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Odukoya is the Managing Director of FirstNation Airways, whose operating licence has currently been suspended by the...... more

Death toll in Tanzania’s ferry accident disaster hits 136

Death toll in Tanzania’s ferry accident disaster hits 136 Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of those responsible for a packed ferry sinking on Lake Victoria with a death toll of at least 136 and scores of people still missing. The ferry MV Nyerere capsized just a few meters from the dock on Ukerewe, the lake’s biggest...... more

 

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