• Mammoth crowd as Obaseki sworn in as Edo governor

    Mammoth crowd as Obaseki sworn in as Edo governor

    The Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin, was filled to capacity as the new Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, took oath of office on Saturday.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the main bowl of the stadium was filled to capacity as well-wishers, associates, friends and family members thronged the stadium to witness the ceremony.

    Among the dignitaries, who were at the event, which also marks the end of Adams Oshiomhole’s two terms as governor of the state, was the Senate President, Bukola […]

  • Trump vows to begin deportations immediately if sworn in

    Trump vows to begin deportations immediately if sworn in

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump linked illegal immigration and employment Saturday, pledging to start deporting offenders as soon as he is sworn in should he become the White House’s next occupant.

    Trump all the while courted the black vote, claiming that the shooting of basketball star Dwyane Wade’s cousin will make African Americans support him, but the move instead triggered a firestorm of criticism.

    “On Day One, I am going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country – including […]

  • Abubakar Mahmoud sworn in as 28th NBA President

    Abubakar Mahmoud sworn in as 28th NBA President

    The 56th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on Friday came to a close with Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud SAN sworn in by the immediate past NBA President, Mr. Austine Alegeh SAN, as the 28th President of the association.

    The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by the Governors of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike and Sokoto State, Alhaji Tambawal, as well as the past governor of Kano State, Alhaji Musa Kwakwanso.

    In his acceptance speech, the new President commended the outgoing […]