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Election observer group, the Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shown the capacity for the incremental improvement in the management of elections in Nigeria.
Barely two weeks to the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the leadership of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the State has vowed to stand against what it described as an intended time bomb and seeds of calamity being sowed by certain elements at the national level of the party, which if unchecked it said is capable of derailing the country’s democracy as well as breed insecurity in Edo State.
Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, deceived the 12 members-elect of the state’s Assembly who refused to present themselves for inauguration and two others whose seats were declared vacant, denying their constituents representation.
The verbal war between the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State ahead of the September 19, governorship election continued, yesterday, as the APC accused the PDP and its governorship candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki of engaging the services of a former senior staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, to rig the election.
A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
The Kwara State government led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak has confirmed the discharge of no fewer than 42 patients who have recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 disease.
Edo Government says the ongoing Modular Refinery project at Ologbo in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, will on completion, drive the state’s industrial revolution quest.
The Governor, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, said his administration has, in the last three years and eight months, embarked on programmes and reforms created an enabling environment for agricultural businesses to thrive such that more youths and investors could earn a living and create employment.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state have vowed to replace the incumbent governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, during the primary election of the party, saying no amount of blackmail and intimidation would cow them into submission.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has commended the Divisional Crime Officer II, Eruwa Police Division, ASP Adeyemo Ogunyemi, for his uncommon restraint and professionalism in the face of unprovoked attack as shown in a viral video where a woman identified as Kehinde Afolake was seen assaulting him unchallenged and without retaliation, while he was carrying out the COVID-19 enforcement duties at Gbolagunte, Okeola area of Eruwa, Ibarapa, Oyo State on 1st May 2020.
The Edo State Government has said that the state’s former governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has continued to violate directives to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and cause crisis in the state by organizing political gatherings through the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM).
The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
As part of efforts to appreciate the role being played by security personnel during the lockdown in Ogun State as well as mitigate its economic effects on their families, the State Government has donated some food items to officers across all security outfits operating in the State.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state says he would volunteer to donate his blood for post-Covid-19 studies by experts in Nigeria.
Turkey’s health minister has announced a plan to start using an experimental Chinese COVID-19 vaccine later this month amid a surge in infections and deaths.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory over the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) after federal forces captured the northern region’s capital Mekelle at the weekend.
The Senate on Thursday summoned the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire and the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-l9, Boss Mustapha, to brief its Committees on Health and Primary Healthcare on modalities the Federal Government would adopt to procure and administer COVID-19 vaccines on Nigerians.
The English Premier League has agreed to pay the English Football League a quarter of a billion pounds as part of a bailout for the rest of the clubs in the football pyramid who have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Thursday launched a special operation to flush out criminals from the state, especially kidnappers.
A group, Forum of Plateau Mothers, has advised the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, to churn out programmes that can engage youths in entrepreneurship, stressing that it remains the only means to keep them away from crime.
Super Eagles forward Dennis Bonaventure is back in Club Brugge’s squad for their league game clash with Excel Mouscron on Saturday.
The World Medical Association has appealed to Iran’s leaders to intervene to prevent the imminent execution of an Iranian-born Swedish doctor.
Foremost cereal brand, Kellogg’s, has announced that it has started accepting entries for the second edition of its flagship children scholarship scheme “Kellogg’s Superstars contest”.
Mustapha gave the charge at a one-day Strategic Meeting with Leaders of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to Identify Service Delivery and challenges in MSMEs Interventions