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Taofeek Arapaja Emerges South-West PDP Zonal Chairman
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Taofeek Arapaja Emerges South-West PDP Zonal Chairman

Former Oyo Deputy Governor Taofeek Arapaja has won the southwest chairmanship seat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was declared winner of the hotly contested poll by chairman of the Congress and Benue Deputy Governor, Benson Abounu. Arapaja, who belongs to the camp of Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde, polled 343 votes to defeat Dr Eddy Olafeso, who scored 330. Olafeso is of the camp of former Ekiti Governor Ago Fayose.
Ahmad Garba Gunna Emerges New Emir Of Kagara
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Ahmad Garba Gunna Emerges New Emir Of Kagara

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has announced the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Niger State Revenue Board, Alhaji Ahmad Garba Gunna (Dan Majen Kagara), as the new Emir of Kagara. The appointment of the new Emir follows the death of the former Emir, Alhaji Salihu Tanko Kagara, on March 1st, 2021 after a protracted illness in Minna, the state capital. The Governor, through the Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mallam Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji, made the announcement in Minna on Wednesday after receiving the reports of the 14 kingmakers, headed by Alhaji Ibrahim Muhammad (Madakin Gunna). Bello said the appointment of the new Emir was in accordance with section 3 subsection (1) of the Chiefs (Appointment...
Ex Ambassador To US, Prof. George Obiozor Emerges President Of Ohanaeze Ndigbo
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Ex Ambassador To US, Prof. George Obiozor Emerges President Of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Former Nigerian Ambassador to the United States Professor George Obiozor emerges new President General of the Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo. He scored 304 votes to beat two other contestants to emerge the winner in a just-concluded election at the Dan Anyiam Stadium Owerri. Present at the election were the Governors of Imo and Ebonyi State, Minister of Labour Chris Ngige, Minister of Science and technology Ogbonnaya Onu, Senator Andy Uba, former President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Gary Igariwe, ArchBishop of the Enugu Province, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma and a host of other senators and lawmakers from the southeast and south-south  
48-Year-Old Sunday Dare Asefon Emerges NANS President
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48-Year-Old Sunday Dare Asefon Emerges NANS President

Mr. Sunday Dare Asefon has emerged the new ‘global’ President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), amidst sporadic shootings that rocked the contest. We gathered that Afeson is a 48-year old postgraduate diploma (PGD) student of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), in Ado-Ekiti. The new NANS president, a married man, is a former coordinator of the Association in Zone 'D' comprising of schools in the Southwestern states. He is said to be the 'anointed' candidate of the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, who reportedly dished out N40 million to sponsor his candidature. Asefon polled 155 votes to be declared winner of the contest ahead of Momodu, 11 votes; Champion, 2 votes; Alopay, 7 votes and Ladoja, 100 votes. 7 votes were declared invalid in the contest...
Adeola Babatunde Ekanola Emerges New Uinversity Of Ibadan’s Acting VC
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Adeola Babatunde Ekanola Emerges New Uinversity Of Ibadan’s Acting VC

The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Monday elected Prof. Adebola Babatunde Ekanola the new Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university. Before now Ekanola is the current Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics. He was elected on Monday – the same day the tenure of Prof Idowu Olayinka expired as the VC of the university. Ekanola was said to have scored a total of 275 votes to defeat four other professors nominated for the position. Prof A. Oluleye was said to have scored 80 votes to come second while Prof Adigun Agbaje polled 15 votes to place third; Prof Gbemisola Oke polled 14 votes and Prof Olanike Adeyemi got 13 votes.
11-Year-Old Emerges Winner Of Union Bank Next Robotics Legend Competition
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11-Year-Old Emerges Winner Of Union Bank Next Robotics Legend Competition

Ifeoluwa Olusanya, an 11-year-old whiz kid from Lagos, has emerged the winner of the Next Robotics Legend Competition which closed out last weekend. Ifeoluwa designed a robot called Tropical Robotic Farming Solution (TRFS) to solve key problems he identified within the agricultural sector. These problems include the inability to detect soil diseases promptly and the lack of ‘intelligent’ agricultural equipment to control the rate of plant nutrients and fertilisers needed for crops to grow maximally. Reacting to being declared the winner, and speaking on his experience during the programme, Ifeoluwa said “It was a surreal feeling when I was announced as the winner of the program. The 6-week programme was very interesting and educative and I learnt a lot. I am excited because I wil...
Bbnaija: Laycon Emerges Head Of House For Final Week
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Bbnaija: Laycon Emerges Head Of House For Final Week

Big Brother Naija housemate, Laycon, who was earlier trolled for not winning any arena game to clinge the post of Head of House (HoH) has emerged as the winner of the post for the final week of BBNaija Lockdown show for the year 2020. Laycon who was recently an assistant HoH took the title following Monday’s arena games where he won the challenges. The upcoming musician has the largest fan base outside the show and he is a big favourite to win the N85m grand prize. Laycon and four others, Dorathy, Nengi, Neo and Vee, are finalists left on the reality show.
#BBNaija2020: Kiddwaya Emerges As The ‘Head Of House’, Uti Nwachukwu Reacts
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#BBNaija2020: Kiddwaya Emerges As The ‘Head Of House’, Uti Nwachukwu Reacts

Another male housemate, Kiddwaya, has emerged the fifth Head of House (HOH) in the ongoing Big Brother Naija ‘Lockdown’ reality show. He takes over from Erica, whose HOH tenure elapsed on Monday afternoon. The position of HoH is assumed weekly by a winner of the weekly task as instructed by Big Brother. Kiddwaya, during his diary session with Big Brother earlier in the day, said it was his wish to be the next Head of House. The housemates played a game of dice where they had a minute and 10 seconds each to take steps on the mat. To start the game, they were all expected to roll a ‘6’ on the dice to move, each housemate had less than two minutes to take steps on the mat towards the box that read, Head of House. At the end of the game, Kiddwaya emerged the winner. His w...
Checkout Winners Of 2020 NET Award, As Davido Emerges The Most Popular Music Artist
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Checkout Winners Of 2020 NET Award, As Davido Emerges The Most Popular Music Artist

Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) yesterday released her list of 2020 Award Winners for various categories in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry. According to the NET, the Award is based on verified Audience Data. Below is the list of the Award Recipients and the various categories of the Award. Nollywood Actor/Movie Director, Yul Edochie clinched the Award as the Most Popular Nigerian Actor (2020) while Nollywood bad boy, Jim Iyke emerged as the Most Searched Actor. Ghanian Actress, Juliet Ibrahim emerged as the Most Popular African Celebrity for the second year running. Actress, Funke Akindele emerged as the Most Popular Nigerian Actress with ‘King' Tonto Dikeh emerging as the Most Searched Actress. Other Winners of the Award includes; ★ Toke Makinwa (Double Winn...
Cambridge University Becomes First University in the World to Axe all face-to-face Lectures till 2021
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Cambridge University Becomes First University in the World to Axe all face-to-face Lectures till 2021

Cambridge University has become the first university in the world to axe all face-to-face lectures until summer 2021 due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The university in a statement said lectures would continue virtually until summer 2021, while  "it may be possible to host smaller teaching groups in person" if they meet social distancing requirements, the university said. A statement from it read: "The university is constantly adapting to changing advice as it emerges during this pandemic. "Given that it is likely that social distancing will continue to be required, the university has decided there will be no face-to-face lectures during the next academic year. "Lectures will continue to be made available online and it may be possible to host smaller teaching groups ...
China Finds New Strain Of Coronavirus Which Lasts For 49 Days Emerges
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China Finds New Strain Of Coronavirus Which Lasts For 49 Days Emerges

Researchers found a middle-aged man who had mild symptoms but a prolonged version of the potentially deadly illness, according to reports Chinese researchers have warned of a new mutated version of coronavirus that could infect people for nearly two months. Chinese military researchers found a middle-aged man who had the disease for 49 days, which is significantly longer than other durations of illness, according to reports. He needed to be treated with a plasma transfusion from other COVID-19 sufferers who had recovered, it's claimed. Previous research showed patients who survived the virus normally tested negative after 20 days on average, with the longest previous case at 37 days. Chinese military researchers found a case of a middle-aged man had the disease for 49 days...
Nigerian Model, Felicia Boco Emerges Most Beautiful African Model 2020 (Photos)
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Nigerian Model, Felicia Boco Emerges Most Beautiful African Model 2020 (Photos)

The Most Beautiful African Model (MBAM) is an International Beauty pageant aimed at promoting the African culture through online display of beauty and elegance at it's peak. The 2020 edition saw 17 delegates from different African countries who contested for the crown and a prize of $5000. The three weeks online voting procedure saw Miss Busiswe Mkhize who represented her country South Africa as the first runner up with a total of 1004 votes, while Miss Felicia Boco who represented her country Nigeria, had a total of 1,165 votes which made her emerge the winner of the just concluded MBAM contest. The coronation of Queen Felicia Boco took place at Casalinda hotel Abuja, Nigeria. The Queen is expected to carry out her pet project and other humanitarian services that will make her rei...
Yahaya Bello, Onoja:  Crack Emerges Between Kogi Governor & Deputy
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Yahaya Bello, Onoja: Crack Emerges Between Kogi Governor & Deputy

Before Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was sworn-in for a second term alongside his deputy, Edward Onoja late last month, the deputy was the Chief of Staff during Bello’s first term and one of the most influential figures in the previous administration in the state. He became deputy governor following the impeachment of the former deputy governor, Elder Simon Achuba, by the state House of Assembly. They typified what political allies should be. They were said to be bosom friends of many years standing, referring to themselves as “siamese twins”, thus inseparable, and nobody could come between them. Bello, Onoja political affinity Onoja has been a long time strong ally of Governor Yahaya Bello and an influential figure to reckon with as far as the present administration in Ko...
Fresh Crisis Rocks APC As Bulama Emerges New National Secretary
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Fresh Crisis Rocks APC As Bulama Emerges New National Secretary

The crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) took a new dimension on Tuesday following the announcement of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the new National Secretary by the National Working Committee(NWC) of the party. The meeting of the NWC was stormy as the National Vice Chairman North East, Comrade Salihu Mustapha insisted the announcement should not be made after a motion to name Bulama was reportedly moved by the National Legal Adviser, Barrister Ogala. The incident created tension, leading to a shouting match during the meeting. Mustapha, who stormed out of the meeting, however, told reporters that Oshiomhole was not qualified to preside over the NWC meeting following a court order on his suspension by the party in his state. He threatened to drag Oshiomhole to the Depart...
Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year
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Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year

It was a celebration galore by leading auto brands, lubricants brands in the country as the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) recently presented different categories of awards to deserving winners at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. The award night which had the representatives of the Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Aliyu Jelani and the representative of the Corp Marshal of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) as special guests was well attended by many Chief Executive Officers and other stakeholders in the nation’s automotive sector. In the award categories for 2019, Toyota Corolla won the Car of The Year (COTY) Award beating Hyundai Tucson and GAC GS4, a Chinese brand. In the Luxury Car of The Year, Mercedes Be...
UPDATE: Queen’s College Girl With Eyelashes: New Shocking Story Emerges
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UPDATE: Queen’s College Girl With Eyelashes: New Shocking Story Emerges

Recall the mild drama at Queen's College which started after a security man sent home a female student who fixes eyelashes and make-ups. This led to an altercation between the female student's mum and the security man who sent her daughter away. Following the trend, another side of the story has emerged, this is coming from an insider. Who said that the eyelashes were fixed because of a school play (party) See Photos below
Orji Uzor Kalu Emerges Head Of African Parliamentary Union
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Orji Uzor Kalu Emerges Head Of African Parliamentary Union

The Senate has appointed the Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu the Head African Parliamentary Union (APU), one of the international lawmaking unions at the National Assembly. The former Governor is to lead APU for the next four years. The Abia North senator is to lead a delegation of the National Assembly comprising of the Senate and House of Representatives from 24-30 November, 2019. Our correspondent gathered that the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan is also heading the International Parliamentary Union (IPU). A source at the National Assembly told our correspondent that two other international lawmaking unions are domiciled at the House of Representatives.
Miss Rivers State, Nyekachi Douglas, Emerges Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria 2019
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Miss Rivers State, Nyekachi Douglas, Emerges Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria 2019

Miss Rivers state, Onyekachi Douglas emerge Most beautiful girl in Nigeria 2019. The event held at the 15 Gabriel Okpara Cultural centre, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State was the 32nd edition. The theme for this year's edition is "Every woman" and it has 38 contestants who represented each states in Nigeria. Onyekachi was picked by the A-list judges as the winner and she will be representing Nigeria at the 69th edition of the Miss World pageant coming up in December 14, 2019 at the ExCeL London in London, United Kingdom. Miss Taraba State, Olutosin Araromi was crowned the first runner-up and she will also represent Nigeria at the 68th edition of the Miss Universe competition in Seoul, South Korea. Nigerian Comedian Bovi and Tv personality Layole Oyatogun where both the host for the night. ...
Abaribe Emerges Senate Minority Leader
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Abaribe Emerges Senate Minority Leader

The Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, has emerged the minority leader of the Senate. Other minority officers named at a meeting between PDP leaders and senators elected on the platform of the party are Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba), deputy minority leader, and Senator Philip Aduda (FCT) minority whip.
A Mother Of Two, Edafe Dogo Emerges Babcock University Best Graduating Student
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A Mother Of Two, Edafe Dogo Emerges Babcock University Best Graduating Student

Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, has graduated 1,926 first degree holders, among which was Mrs Edafe Dogo, a mother of two who graduated with a 4.95 cumulative grade point average, to emerge the overall best in the 2018/2019 academic session. Dogo, who is a staff of the school, said she chose Business Education because of her love for teaching, a trait she picked from her mother who was an elementary school teacher. While speaking with journalists at the 17th convocation of the institution held at the University Stadium on Sunday, she also disclosed that the support of God, her husband and lecturers enabled her to achieve the great feat. “As a wife and mother of two children, I will say it was God and I trusted Him from the beginning because I didn’t know how to go ...
Seriake Dickson Emerges PDP Governors Forum Chairman
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Seriake Dickson Emerges PDP Governors Forum Chairman

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson has emerged the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum. Igbere TV reports that Dickson was declared winner in Abuja on Wednesday after the PDP governors met behind closed door for several hours, to deliberate who will be their next chairman. Our correspondent observed that several popular bars in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, were filled with supporters of the governor, celebrating his victory. Dickson, who doubles as South-South PDP Governors forum Chairman, will exist the seat of power In Bayelsa State as the Chief Executive on the 14th of February, 2020 after successfully completing his second term in office. Seriake Dickson is the first in the history of Bayelsa State to successful comple...
Nigeria’s Representative, Tijjani Mohammad Bande Emerges New UN General Assembly President
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Nigeria’s Representative, Tijjani Mohammad Bande Emerges New UN General Assembly President

Professor Tijjani Mohammad Bande is the new President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Outgoing president of the UN GA, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés disclosed this today in a joint media briefing with the Foreign Affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama at the State House. The announcement was made after a meeting with President Muhammad Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Bande, is the permanent representative of Nigeria to UN, a former director-general of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Plateau State was born at Zagga in present day Kebbi State.
Edo 2020: New APC Political Group Emerges
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Edo 2020: New APC Political Group Emerges

Ahead the 2020 governorship election in Edo state, political gladiators in Edo state are gearing up to the challenges ahead, as political leaders and their followers are aligning and re-aligning with structures that suit their interest. The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state appears to be heading for some crisis due to the recent moves by some leaders of the party in the state that they are opposed to the second bid of governor Godwin Obaseki. Similar crisis is also brewing in the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after some members are agitating for the emergence of the senator representing Edo South senatorial district, Senator Mathew Urhoghide as against Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who contested against the incumbent governor of Edo state, Obaseki in 2016. But the former c...
Nigerian Student, Peter Seunara Arotiba Emerges Best Candidate In West Africa
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Nigerian Student, Peter Seunara Arotiba Emerges Best Candidate In West Africa

A student of Nigerian Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Master Peter Seunara Arotiba, has been honoured with the West African Examination Council’s (WAEC) International Excellence Awards for his outstanding performance in the 2018 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Arotiba received the honour alongside Miss Wilhermina Opoku and Miss Brago Sarpong Afrifa, who came second and third respectively. The second and third prize winners are Ghanaians. Arotiba with examination number 4251112045, had a total score of 657.8256 to beat the second and third prize winners to the first prize. The Augustus Bandele Oyediran Best Candidate in West Africa Award was also presented to Arotiba. The Spokesman of WAEC, Mr Demian Ojijeogu, in a statement is...
Current Supreme Court Justice, Sidi Dauda Bage, Emerges Emir Of Lafia
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Current Supreme Court Justice, Sidi Dauda Bage, Emerges Emir Of Lafia

A serving Justice of the Supreme Court, Sidi Dauda Bage, has emerged the new Emir of Lafia in Nasarawa state. Bage contested the first-class stool and defeated 22 princes of the Lafia Emirate. From his own Dallah Dunama ruling house, Bage defeated Alhaji Isiaka Dauda, Abdullahi Yusuf Musa II, Muhammadu Makama, Maisallau Musa II, Dunama Abubakar Ahmed, Mohammed Waziri Hamza, Mustapah Yahuza, Safiyanu Bage, Abdullahi Bage, Aliyu Muhammad Abdullahi, Abbas Ramalan Musa, Idris Yusuf Musa, Suleiman Muhammad Moyi Dan Nana, Muhammad Yusuf Jaje and Abdullahi Musa. He has defeated four other contenders from the Laminu ruling house which include: Barr Abdullahi Shuaibu Gayam, Muhammad Sarki, Ahmed Yahuza Laminu and Muhammad Saeed Laminu. Bage's emergence is coming about 6 weeks after the de...
Uwajumogu Emerges Only Ranking APC Senator From South East
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Uwajumogu Emerges Only Ranking APC Senator From South East

The bid for a Senator from the South East extraction to head the Presidency of the Senate brightened over the weekend with the declaration of Distinguished Senator Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu as the winner of the Imo North Senatorial District (Okigwe Zone) supplementary election held on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The INEC Returning Officer for Imo North Senatorial District (Okigwe Zone), *Prof D. O. Ohajianya* after collation of the final results from the local govt areas declared Distinguished Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, duly elected in the rerun election held on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Prof Ohajianya stated that Senator Ben Uwajumogu, who is the senator currently representing Okigwe zone in the National Assembly polled the highest number of votes to emerge the winner and defe...
Dog Emerges Victorious After Battle With Cobra Which Invaded Owner’s House
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Dog Emerges Victorious After Battle With Cobra Which Invaded Owner’s House

A Facebook user has taken to the social media platform to narrate how his dog battled and killed a cobra which invaded his house. According to Micheal, the snake was spotted in the compound by the dog which attacked and killed it after minutes of battle. The dog sat by the slain cobra after emerging victorious in the fight. Micheal revealed that it was terrifying for him to watch the fight and is scared that the dog might have been bitten by the snake in the course of the fight.
Don’t Be Afraid of Violence, Go Out And Vote – Buhari Tells Nigerians
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Don’t Be Afraid of Violence, Go Out And Vote – Buhari Tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to not be afraid of violence as they prepare to cast their votes in the coming general elections which commences tomorrow. President Buhari is contested for re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. His main challenger is former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Assuring Nigerians that his order against ballot box snatching isn’t a threat on Nigerians, Buhari said: “Do not be afraid of rumours of violence and unrest. “Our security agencies have worked diligently to ensure that adequate security measures are in place. “As your President, I hereby ask all Nigerians with voting cards to participate in defining the future of our nation by exercising your democratic rights tomo...
We’ll Deliver Two Million Votes For Buhari In Ogun
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We’ll Deliver Two Million Votes For Buhari In Ogun

The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Youth Presidential Campaign Council, Ogun State chapter has vowed to deliver two million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16, election. Buhari during campaign The state coordinator of the Campaign council, Olusegun Clement, stated this on Sunday during a press conference held at Abeokuta. Clement said: “Buhari is our man, and we’ll continue to support him, our people know what is good for them and come February 16, Buhari will be victorious in the state. “We have more than 2,500 youths as mechanism, campaigning for President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection across the 20 local governments in the state. “We are working towards over two million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari come February 16, we shall deli...
‘We Will Not Endorse Any Presidential Candidate’ – CAN
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‘We Will Not Endorse Any Presidential Candidate’ – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) will not endorse any presidential candidate in the forthcoming election, president of the group, Rev. Samson Ayokunle said. Ayokunle urged Nigerians to vote according to the leading of the Holy Spirit and their consciences, adding that credibility and integrity should guide their choice. The Presidential election, along with National Assembly election will hold on 16 February. CAN made its position known in a statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Special Assistant, Media and Communications to the CAN president. Ayokunle said CAN is for God and His people and is apolitical, non-partisan and impartial. “Our members cut across all political divides and some of them are even contesting for one post or the other including the Presid...
Buhari Emerges DAAR 2018 African President Of The Year (Photo)
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Buhari Emerges DAAR 2018 African President Of The Year (Photo)

JUST IN!!! Buhari Emerges 2018 President Of The Year (Photos) Following the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari in last 3 years of being in office, Daar communication has normimated him as the African president of the year at the 3rd Daar Awards. The award featured many political leaders including PDP’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. It also featured Outstanding political personalities such as; Comrade Adams Oshomole, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, Prince Uche Secondus and Dr Bukola Saraki. The Group also also awarded telecom companies like: MTN, Airtel, 9mobile and Glo. Enterprenuership support banks included GTBank, Access, Fedelity and UBA. See photos below to see more people who were nominated.
Breaking News: Abdulraham Abdulrazaq Emerges Most Popular Politician In Kwara
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Breaking News: Abdulraham Abdulrazaq Emerges Most Popular Politician In Kwara

Kwara APC gober candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has dethroned the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to become the most popular politician in Kwara State. This revelation was contained in a survey conducted by Kwara Must Change (KMC), the leading pro-Democracy group in Kwara State. Kwara Must Change (KMC) in a statement signed by its State Coordinator, Comrade Yusuf Olatunji, made public over the weekend announced that the Governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is now the most popular politician in Kwara State, dethroning the Senate President, Bukola Saraki who used to enjoy such status. This development, the group said is an indication of is to be expected in the 2019 general election in the state. Comrade Yusuf Olatunji noted ...
Comfort Akpan Emerges Winner Of Miss Big World Nigeria 2018/2019
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Comfort Akpan Emerges Winner Of Miss Big World Nigeria 2018/2019

Queen Comfort Akpan has emerged the winner of Miss Big World Nigeria in a very close competitive contest. The grand finale ceremony was held on the 8th of december at Bolingo Hotel, Abuja. The contest, according to our reporters attracted high profile personalities and celebrities from across Nigeria and beyond, as the ceremony also witnessed award presentations to distinguished frontliners in several professions and career pursuits in Africa. Queen Comfort Akpan who represented cross river state, was observed and noticed to be extraordinarily unique in her conduct, coordination and strategic contributions during the few moments they spent in camp. However, her eventual emergence as the crowned Queen of the 2018/2019 edition of Miss Big World Nigeria would have been speculated. ...
Outcome Of IGP Idris’s Meeting With Buhari Emerges
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Outcome Of IGP Idris’s Meeting With Buhari Emerges

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, on Friday, visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he was reported to have met behind closed-doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The IGP, who was reported to have clocked 35 years in service of the Nigeria Police Force on Jan. 3, was sighted dressed in his official uniform moving straight towards the president’s office. According to media reports, Idris was expected to retire from service on attainment of the mandatory 35 years in service on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), however, gathered that the tenure of the IGP might have been extended even though no official statement had been released to this effect. An aide very closed to the IGP, who preferred not to be named, told NAN that the IGP’s visit to ...
I’ll Make Nigeria Africa’s Most Innovative Economy – Ezekwesili
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I’ll Make Nigeria Africa’s Most Innovative Economy – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has notified Nigerians of her plans in the new year, one of which is to make Nigeria’s economy the most innovative in entire Africa as soon as she emerges President. In a press statement on Tuesday, she said that if well-managed, Nigeria’s economy would outshine that of its contemporaries in Africa. The ACPN presidential candidate said that this was achievable through the creation of a special fund for science and technology and reformation of key financial institutions. She said, “We will be creating a $1bn Science, Technology and Innovation fund to ensure that science, technology and innovation becomes the enabler for socio-economic development and structural transformation. “The goal i...
Arsenal To Warn Players After “Laughing Gas” Video Emerges (Photos)
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Arsenal To Warn Players After “Laughing Gas” Video Emerges (Photos)

Arsenal have reacted to a video published by The Sun which showed players inhaling "Laughing Gas". The Sun report the players attend a private party at a London club in August. CCTV footage shows players including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi inhaling what is said to be nitrous oxide, also known as 'laughing gas' and 'hippy crack' from balloons. However, A statement from Arsenal today read: "The players will be spoken to about this and reminded of their responsibilities as representatives of the club." Shkodran Mustafi and Sead Kolasinac are also seen with balloons in their mouths, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan was present, but is not seen inhaling anything. It is legal to posses Nitrous Oxide but it is illegal to give away or sell it to others. ...
Intelligent Rev. Father Gabriel Emeasoba Emerges Best Male Student At Nigerian Law School (Photos)
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Intelligent Rev. Father Gabriel Emeasoba Emerges Best Male Student At Nigerian Law School (Photos)

Congratulations are in order for a Reverend Father who emerged as the best male student from the Nigerian law school. The cleric identified as Rev. Fr. Gabriel Emeasoba of the Lagos Archdiocese, today 29th, November 2018 became an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and was specially recognised. According to reports, the Reverend Father bagged First Class Honour for the fourth time in his academic pursuit. He graduated with a first class in Philosophy (B. Phil), Theology (B.Th), Law (LL.B) and Law (BL) in the Nigerian Law School. The cleric earlier revealed that he attended the Nigerian Law School as a Catholic priest after his degree programme at the University of Lagos. He lived most times in the hostel at the Lagos Campus of the Law School and spent all h...
No President Who Emerges From The PDP Can Succeed – Donald Duke
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No President Who Emerges From The PDP Can Succeed – Donald Duke

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has said the corruption in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not allow any candidate who emerges president from the party to perform. He said a candidate’s good intentions were not enough to help them perform under the PDP should they win the ticket of the party. Duke, who was the Governor of Cross Rivers state under the PDP, spoke in Lagos on Thursday. “Even if I emerge the PDP presidential candidate and win the election, the huge baggage the party carries will not allow me to do well. “The corruption is huge. You need to be completely unshackled to perform amidst such obstacles without being pulled down,” he said. He emphasised that his statement was not made out of the intention to sc...
Olawepo-Hashim Slams APC As PT Emerges Most Competitive Party
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Olawepo-Hashim Slams APC As PT Emerges Most Competitive Party

Peoples Trust (PT), which recently nominated Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim as its presidential candidate, has emerged tops among the over 20 newly registered political parties fielding candidates for elective positions in next year’s elections. With 194 persons running on its platform for legislative, gubernatorial and presidential posts, PT, with the Olisa Agbakoba-led National Intervention Movement (NIM), was first among the 28 were newly registered parties taking part in the processes leading to the 2019 poll. A total of 6,510 contestants have so far been registered for the elections, comprising 4,496 for House of Representatives, 1,856 for Senate and 158 for president and vice-presidential positions. The development comes as a coalition of Igbo group under the aegis of Igbo Nati...
Barber’s Daughter, Gloria Ajala Emerges One-Day Lagos State Governor, Wins Spelling Bee 2018 Competition (Photo)
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Barber’s Daughter, Gloria Ajala Emerges One-Day Lagos State Governor, Wins Spelling Bee 2018 Competition (Photo)

A 14-year-old barber’s daughter, Miss. Gloria Ajala yesterday, emerged the One-day Governor after winning the 2018 Spelling Bee competition. She is a secondary school 3 student of Lafiaji Senior High School, Lagos Island and she would perform the pseudo-role of the governor of the state at a yet- to- be announced date before the end of this year alongside his cabinet members. Gloria, whose mother is a petty trader, defeated Ikhariale Grace of Tin Can Island Senior High School, Tolu and Akinbodewa Oluwatosin of Iworo Ajido Senior Secondary School, Olorunda who took the second and third positions respectively. A total of 17 One-Day Governors have been produced so far in the history of the competition, which was initiated by Senator Oluremi Tinubu, when her husband was the govern...
Olawepo-hashim Emerges Third Force Presidential Candidate
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Olawepo-hashim Emerges Third Force Presidential Candidate

Business Mogul and frontline Presidential CAN, Mr., Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has consolidated his presidential bid with his emergence at the weekend as a third force presidential candidate in prime position to challenge the duo of President Mohammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Olawepo-Hashim running on the platform of the People’s Trust (PT) had earlier won the party’s presidential ticket following a fusion of over ten political parties, including the Olisa Agbakoba lead National Intervention Movement (NIM). His name has since been submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Reliable sources have also confirmed that more parties are likely to fuss into the growing alliance, fol...
Shina Peller Emerges APC Candidate For The 2019 House Of Reps Election To Represent Iseyin Federal Constituency
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Shina Peller Emerges APC Candidate For The 2019 House Of Reps Election To Represent Iseyin Federal Constituency

Quilox night club boss, Shina Peller has won the All Progressive Congress (APC) ticket for the 2019 House of Representatives election seat of Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency. He made the announcement saying;   'My special thanks goes to His Excellency, Governor Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, the party leaders and stakeholders of the four local governments in our constituency, particularly the delegates whose informed decisions yesterday led to my emergence as the candidate. I am humbled by the trust you have reposed in me, and I promise that I will not betray it, as I accept your nomination wholeheartedly. To my co-contestants, we have all done well, nobody is a loser, we are all winners as I have only emerged to represent our party in the forthcoming gener...
I’m The Only Candidate That Can Defeat APC – Atiku
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I’m The Only Candidate That Can Defeat APC – Atiku

Former Vice - President Atiku Abubakar tells SUNDAY ABORISADE his strategies to win the 2019 presidential poll if he emerges the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party What do you think qualifies you to be Nigeria ’s President? Atiku Abubakar has experience in both the public and private sector . As Vice President, my support for democracy is without match . My headship of the economic management team propelled the era of privatisation which stimulated the economy to grow at 7seven per cent annually. In the private sector , I have a track record of job creation and I had created more jobs than any other aspirant . I have the ability to see opportunities and turn them to wealth creating opportunities . I have the ability to pool the best minds together to move the country for...
Buhari Emerges Unopposed, Faces APC Affirmation Primary In October
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Buhari Emerges Unopposed, Faces APC Affirmation Primary In October

As the submission of completed expression of interest and nomination forms for aspirants seeking the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) closed wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari was the only presidential aspirant who collected and submitted the nomination forms. Consequently, he has emerged unopposed in his bid for a second term of office on the platform of the party. He would, however, undergo other processes before he would be formally pronounced the presidential candidate of the APC for next year’s election. According to the Electoral Act 2010 as amended, an unopposed aspirant would have to face a special convention or congress of his party to affirm his candidature. Specifically, Section 87 (6) of the Electoral Act says, “Where there is only one aspirant i...
Kingsley Moghalu Emerges YPP Presidential Candidate
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Kingsley Moghalu Emerges YPP Presidential Candidate

Former CBN deputy governor, Kingsley Moghalu who made headlines few days ago after pulling out of a pact that saw Fela Durotoye become a consensus presidential candidate, has gone ahead to emerge the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party. The former UN officer who scored 243 votes out of 253 accredited delegates, after his only opponent, Mr Donald Igwegbu, stepped down for him, emerged YPP presidential candidate through delegates election at the party’s first National Convention and Presidential Primaries on Saturday in Abuja. NAN reported that in his acceptance speech, Kingsley Moghalu who had expressed worry about non-signing of the Amended Electoral Act Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari, said Nigeria needed a leader of international repute, not politicians tha...
Fela Durotoye Emerges As The PACT Consensus Candidate For President In 2019
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Fela Durotoye Emerges As The PACT Consensus Candidate For President In 2019

Fela Durotoye has been chosen by PACT (Presidential Aspirants Coming Together) as the consensus candidate for the 2019 presidential election. PACT is a coalition formed by presidential aspirants; Fela Durotoye, Kingsley Moghalu, and Yele Sowore, ahead of the 2019 election as a way of building a United front for a better Nigeria. They met today to decide on a concensus candidate who will emerge as the presidential candidate and Fela Durotoye was chosen. Earier today, his wife Tara took to Instagram to declare her support for him while assuring him of her love and pride in him irrespective of the outcome. Fela announced the good news on Instagram and can be seen in the post below.
21-year-old Boy Emerges FUTA Best Graduating Student
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21-year-old Boy Emerges FUTA Best Graduating Student

A 21-year-old graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA), Alli Abdulazees has emerged the best graduating student of the university for the 2016/2017 academic session. Alli who had a CGPA of 4.89 graduated with a First Class in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The young graduate who was the cynosure of eyes at the convocation of the university held recently, attributed his academic success to the grace of God, determination and hard work. In his speech at the ceremony, President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the Deputy Executive Secretary, Prof. Chiedu Mafiana, of the National Universities Commission (NUC) said his administration was determined to develop the education sector. He hinted that his administration will place priority on science and techn...
David Oloyelogun Emerges New Speaker Of Ondo House Of Assembly
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David Oloyelogun Emerges New Speaker Of Ondo House Of Assembly

The Ondo state House of Assembly on Monday, elected the lawmaker representing Ifedore Constituency, Bamidele David Oloyelogun, as its new Speaker. However, the factional lawmakers boycott the election. Oloyelogun emerged victorious with nine votes after beating Olamide George from Akure North Constituency ‘1’ who polled four votes during an election described by critics as shady. The election was conducted by thirteen lawmakers who suspended former female Speaker, Jumoke Akindele. Recall that the acting speaker, Malachi Coker, had voluntarily stepped down from the seat. Also the election, saw Ogundeji Iroju, from Odigbo Constituency emerging as the new Deputy Speaker, unopposed. Ogundeji was the former spokesman of the ‘rebel’ lawmakers opposed to former speaker, Akindele st...

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