Lagos bus conductors to wear uniform from January 1st

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. The National President of the association, Mr Isreal Adeshola, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday. Adeshola said the operational uniform would bring sanity to the...

Banky W, Adesua Etomi’s traditional wedding holds in Lagos [PHOTOS}

The wedding between Nigerian singer, Oluwabankole Wellington, aka Banky W, and actress Adesua Etomi, held in Lagos on Sunday. The ceremony was star-studded. In attendance were celebrities including, Ebuka, Bovi, Basket Mouth, Kemi Adetiba, Tunde Demuren, Chigul, Lynxx, Juliet Ibrahim, M.I Abaga,Dotun Kayode, Toolz, among many others. The wedding held weeks after Banky W survived. 

Yul Edochie polled this number of votes 

Nollywood actor and candidate of the Democratic Peoples Congress, DPC, Yul Edochie polled 145 votes in the just conducted governorship election in Anambra State. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in its final result released Sunday night showed that the actor who is also the son Nollywood veteran, Pete Edochie came 19 out of 37. 

Man stabbed to death over text messages 

The police are probing the stabbing to death of Bilyamin Muhammed Bello by his wife, Maryam, in Abuja. Bilyamin is a son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one-time minister, Dr. Haliru Bello. His wife, who is the suspect, is a daughter of former Aso Savings boss Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. Hajia Aliyu was recently nominated into...

Why I didn’t implement 2014 confab report – Jonathan

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why his government did not implement the report of the 2014 National Conference. In a goodwill message at the Integration Summit Annual Roundtable in Abuja, at the weekend, the former president said given the time frame between when the report was submitted and the 2015 general elections, it would have raised ethical questions if...

Russia 2018: Nigeria in trouble

Super Eagles. PHOTO: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP Sir: There will be no hiding place for the Super Eagles of Nigeria when the world’s most glamorous sporting event, the world cup, opens in Russia in 2018. The Nigerian side will actually be the team to beat as other countries who have qualified have started redoubling efforts to overawe the Nigerian side...

INEC declares Willie Obiano winner of Anambra poll

Incumbent governor of Anambra State and All Progressives Grand Alliance’s candidate Willie Obiano has shrugged off a fickle showing by All Progressives Congress’s Tony Nwoye and People’s Democratic Party’s Oseloka Obaze to win the November 18 governorship election in the State. In the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday, Obiano won in all 21 local...

Robert Mugabe has ‘agreed to resign’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe looks on as he attends the 2nd Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe binational Commission (BNC) on October 3, 2017 at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria. / AFP PHOTO / Phill Magakoe Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule appeared at an end Sunday after a source confirmed he had agreed to resign and was preparing...

Read Governor Obiano acceptance speech 

Time to Build a New World  Being the text of the Acceptance Speech by the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano on his Re-election as the Governor of Anambra State on Sunday, November 19, 2017 Ndi b’ anyi, ekenem unu With utmost humility, I stand before you to accept thehistoric mandate you have bestowed on me today! Umu nnem, the victory...

Read Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah congratulatory message to Obiano

Ifeanyi Ubah Congratulates Obiano, Says You Owe Ndi Anambra A Duty To Uphold Good Governance, Dividends Of Democracy The Chairman, Capital Oil & Gas, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, Sunday night, congratulated Governor Willie Obiano for his re-election as the Executive Governor of Anambra State, saying Obiano's victory at the just concluded polls is a demonstration of the people's trust and...