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Crowds of people rushed to the streets of Monrovia and other towns in Liberia as the country’s National Elections Commission, NEC, announced that George Weah, the candidate of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change, CDC, has won 61.5 per cent of the total votes cast.
A Liberian opposition party formally backed George Weah for president on Thursday despite mounting a prolonged legal fight with his opponent, Vice-President Joseph Boakai, against the country's electoral commission.
The National Elections Commission of Liberia has suspended electoral activities ahead of the Nov. 7 run-off presidential elections in compliance with an order of the country’s Supreme Court halting the process.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, on Monday inaugurated the $45 million International market (Urua Nka) in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Banned former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, will fly to Moscow on Tuesday, his spokesman told Reuters.
Underweight women are predisposed to suffer reproductive issues due to hormonal imbalance, Dr. Ayodeji Abdulrasheed, a dietician, said on Tuesday.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN) on Tuesday said it had installed a baggage scanner at the Ilorin International Airport, Kwara, to curb drug trafficking and other related crimes.
Adesanya said: “The helicopter will operate from the recently constructed helipads at 207 QRG Gusau thereby, enhancing overall operational effectiveness.”
The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Sunday proclaimed that no traditional masqueraders in the city must visit any of the high chiefs whose elevation by the Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi to obaship status triggered controversies and legal actions.
The Emir of Gusau in Zamfara State, Ibrahim Bello, has conferred a traditional title of “Garzon Gusau” on the state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari.
Former Nigeria forward Peter Osaze Odemwingie has said the performance of the Super Eagles against Croatia was disappointing and poor.
Former chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in Benue state, John Akperashi, has advised the state governor, Samuel Ortom, to seek alternative platform to actualise his second term aspiration.
Farmers in Bauchi who planted crops early this farming season are having sleepless nights following a dry spell being experienced, resulting in the drying up of their tender crops.