Under-age voting: Ohanaeze youths reject INEC report

UMUAHIA—OHANAEZE Youth Council, OYC, has rejected the report of the panel set up by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to investigate the issue of under-age voters in Kano State, which claimed that there was no evidence of such in the state. Mahmood YakubuOYC dismissed the report of the INEC committee as “false and misleading”, and called for the removal...

How IPOB mesmerized and humiliated Igbo leaders in Enugu

Enugu— The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has banned further discussions on Nigerian unity anywhere in the South-East. IPOB made this known in its letter of apology to Igbo leaders for disrupting the General Assembly of the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, at the Universal Hotel in Enugu last Tuesday. One of the leaders, Professor Elochukwu Amucheazi had his red cap,...

​New irrigation method drives agriculture in Anambra

AWKA- AGRICULTURE, which is one of the four pillars on which Governor Willie Obiano’s administration is anchored, is getting the desired attention in most of the food production belts of the state, thanks to the support by the FADAMA III Additional Financing and the international donor agencies, including the World Bank, which introduced new irrigation method currently being enjoyed...

​‘Evacuate abandoned bodies in two weeks or they face mass burial’

UPTH The new Chief Medical Director of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Prof. Henry Ugboma, has given three weeks ultimatum to families that abandon the body of their relations at the hospital’s morgue for over three years to urgently evacuate them, otherwise the bodies may been given mass burial. The UPTH boss lamented that the tertiary health institution...

Reps order probe into alleged N2b, $3.8m fraud by banks

House of Representatives • To investigate registration of underage voters• Buhari pledges support for Ghana’s anti-graft fight The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the alleged loss of over N2 billion and $3.8 million as a result of the non-payment of interest by banks from sale proceeds of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) successor firms. The House resolved to...

BBNAIJA: MIRACLE’S FACE APPEARS ON BOTTLED WATER AS FANS TAKE CAMPAIGN TO NEXT LEVEL

Photos have emerged showing the serious efforts fans of Miracle are making to keep him in the Big Brother Naija house. The photos show racks of bottled water with labels showing the picture of the BBNaija 2018 contestant. Apparently, members of “Team Miracle” who want people to vote for the young pilot so as to enable him emerge winner of the prize money,...

​JAMB conducts mock UTME for 211, 000 candidates

   Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Monday, conducted a mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 211, 000 out of 257  candidates that indicated interest to participate in the exercise during registration.  The criteria for the selection, according to JAMB spokesman, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, was based on “first come first serve basis”. Mock UTME was introduced last year by JAMB...

​Succour for Anambra community

…As work begins on Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road   It was a prayer answered for the people of Anambra West Local Government Area recently as contractor resumed construction work on the Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road. The people could not contain their excitement following the resumption of work on the road which was abandoned for a very long time. The contract for the road, which passes...

Ebonyi gov’s  wife intensifies fight against female genital mutilation

The horrible and painful experience the female child in Ebonyi State often goes through in the name of circumcision may soon be a thing of the past. This follows the concerted efforts the wife of the state governor, Mrs Rachael Umahi, is making to bring the ugly practice to an end. In Ebonyi, just like few other states in the country...

PSG project called into question after latest European let-down

(Top L-R) Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Marquinhos, Italian midfielder Thiago Motta, Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani, Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, French midfielder Adrien Rabiot, French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, (Bottom L-R) Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria, Brazilian defender Daniel Alves, Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, Spanish defender Yuri Berchiche and French forward Kylian Mbappe pose prior to the UEFA Champions League round...