Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, said in Abuja on Tuesday, that he would not take sides in the conflict over the choice of the party’s candidate by the Independence Nation Electoral Commission for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.
Sheriff made his position known in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Mallam Inuwa Bwalam in Abuja on Tuesday.
Sheriff said the controversies linking him to the submission of names of different candidates […]
Donald Trump has said he will “totally accept” the result of the US presidential election “if I win”.
The Republican candidate has now admitted he will accept a clear result next month, but he would also reserve the right to file a legal challenge if he felt it was “questionable”.
Speaking at a rally in in Delaware, Ohio, he said: “I would like to promise and pledge to all of my voters and supports and to all of the people of the […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to accept businessman, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming governorship election slated for November 26 in Ondo State.
Justice Okon Abang gave the order for the enforcement of his earlier judgment delivered on June 29, 2016.
The ruling displaces Eyitayo Jegede currently recognised by INEC as the governorship candidate and replaces him with
A group of Niger Delta militants operating in Rivers State has made a 10-point demand that must be met before they will accept the amnesty offered by Wike.
The group, which identified itself as Egi Freedom Fighters, warned that it would reject the state amnesty programme, unless all the conditions were met.
The militants, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, and signed by their spokesperson, Jennifer Black, requested the rebuilding of houses destroyed during a military raid of Egiland.
You will recall that the All Progressives Congress, Ondo State Chapter, held its Gubernatorial Primary Election on Saturday, September 3rd, 2016. Recall also that three major aspirants here present lodged serious and substantiated complaints against the process of the election.
Gentlemen of the press, since election is a process, this media chat is to once again bring into the public domain the grim dirtiness that characterised the process which was not captured and shown to the people of Ondo State in […]
According to reports, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned tertiary institutions in the country against arbitrary and unjust processes in this year’s admission procession.
It says while institutions reserves the right to admit students, they must justly explain why other candidates were not admitted.
The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, stated this Friday, at the Extra-Ordinary 2016 Technical Committee Meeting on Admissions into First Choice Institutions held at Baze University in Abuja.
He said “The institutions have the right […]
The Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria (CBAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) are working towards improving access to loan facilities using movable assets as collateral.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the institutions held a one-day workshop in Kaduna, on Wednesday, to create the needed awareness on the new financial infrastructure.
Representative of the IFC, Mr Ubong Awah, identified the new infrastructure as Collateral Registry (CR) and Credit Reporting System (CRS).
Awah explained that the infrastructure […]
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, on Friday urged civil servants in the state to accept the 50 per cent cut in their salaries “in good faith.”
The governor made the appeal in Lafia in his speech at the commencement of sale of 150 metric tons of fertilisers at subsidised rates to farmers in the state.
He urged the striking workers to go back to work and suspend their strike “in the interest of the state”.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]
Bournemouth have had a £15m bid for England U21 international Jordon Ibe accepted by Liverpool, according to reports.
Ibe, who joined Liverpool from Wycombe Wanderers in 2011, has found first-team opportunities limited under manager Jurgen Klopp and started just 12 Premier League matches last season.
The 20-year-old, capped four times at U21 level by England, is currently contracted to Liverpool until 2020 after signing a new five-year deal to remain at Anfield last May.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is looking to bolster his […]
Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, has appealed to the party’s former Chairman, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff to accept his ouster from the leadership role of the party in good faith.
Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State described as false reports that he stepped down from the leadership role of the opposition party for Sheriff, Newsmen reports.
He said, “I am representing the party. Sheriff is representing his own interest and that of some individuals. I […]