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Obiano Clears Anambra Guber Election

Incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willy Obiano was on Sunday declared winner of the state’s gubernatorial election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with a total vote of 234,071. Tony Nwoye of APC came second with 98,752 votes, Oseloka Obaze took third with 70,593 votes and Osita Chidoka of UPP fourth with 7,746 votes. Obiano of APGA expressed gratitude ...

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Lagos Bus Conductors To Wear Uniforms

Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from January 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. National President of the association, Mr Israel Adeshola disclosed that the operational uniform would bring sanity to the service in the state and the country as a whole. According to him, the association ...

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Jonathan Wants 2014 Conference Implemented

Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has urged Nigerian leaders to implement the 2014 national confab liked and adopted by all the ethnic groups, noting that it would undoubtedly be a palliative measure that would quench fires of agitation from the various ethnic groups in the country. Jonathan’s charge was provided in his goodwill message at the 5th Integration Summit Roundtable in ...

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APC Leaders To Hold Peace Meeting

Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East Senatorial District have stressed the need for members to close ranks and be united in order to sustain and move the party forward. It will be recalled that in recent times there had been internal wrangling within APC members in the state over disloyalty, among other issues. The leaders, who form ...

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Shell Companies Are Best In Africa Sustainability Innovation

Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) have emerged the 2017 Best Nigerian companies in Sustainability Innovation in Africa, beating two other finalists at the 11th edition of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs) for Corporate Social Responsibility held in Lagos on Friday. Shell companies also defeated three other contestants to win as the Best Company in Affordable and Clean Energy, ...

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EFCC Confirm arrest Of Pius Anyim

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said on Friday that Anyim was being held over an “ongoing investigation”. Uwujaren did not give details of the arrest of Anyim, who was President of the Senate between 2000 and ...

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INEC Ready For Anambra Guber Election

Independent National Electoral Commission across the 21 local government areas of Anambra State are ready for this weekend’s gubernatorial election in the state, according to the resident electoral commissioner, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji. Orji said the officials are already distributing materials for Saturday’s election and further disclosed that 10 security operatives would accompany the materials to the Registration Area Centres. He ...

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Two Nigerians Win Shell Global Entrepreneurship Prize

Two Nigerian business owners, Mr. Precious Adeho and Mrs. Ngozi Deborah Atalor, have emerged winners in the 2017 Shell  LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators competition, a global contest open to beneficiaries of Shell LiveWIRE, and aimed at rewarding shining cases of innovation in businesses supported by the programme. The two Nigerians won the Merit prize along with four others in the ...

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Abuja Velodrome Get Certification Soon, Says Cycling President

The Cycling Federation of Nigeria has said that plans have been perfected to ensure certification of the Velodrome at the Abuja National Stadium by the Union Cycling Federation. President of the Federation, Engr. (Chief) Giandomenico Massari, stated that the certification was part of efforts by his administration to develop the sport in Nigeria. He described the Velodrome as a state ...

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Editors Express Worry Over Niger Delta Avengers Threat

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has expressed worry over the threat by the Niger Delta Avengers to resume attacks on oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region. The Guild calls on the Avengers to drop the threat and embrace dialogue in resolving their grievances. The Guild urges the Federal Government not to resort to the use of force in ...

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