PVC Collection: INEC Accuses Utomi Of Invading Its Lagos Office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made an accusation against Pat Utomi. The INEC accused Pat Utomi, a chieftain of the Labour Party (LP), of “invading” its office in the Oshodi-Isolo LGA of  Lagos. Olusegun Agbaje, INEC’s resident electoral commissioner who made the allegation, spoke on Thursday during an interview on Channels Television. Agbaje said Utomi, a professor of political economy, held an “illegal …

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I Have Told Rivers People The Presidential Candidate They Should Vote For – Wike

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor, has replied those mocking him for not naming his preferred presidential candidate after his January deadline.  According to Wike, Rivers people have been notified of his choice.  The Governor spoke on Wednesday at Elekahia where the Rivers PDP inaugurated its campaign for Port Harcourt Capital City.  The Governor in a dramatic fashion, for over five times, asked the crowd …

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2023: US Favours No Candidate – Envoy Declares

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, has talked about the 2023 Nigerian elections. Leonard, on Wednesday, reiterated her country’s support for transparent and credible elections that reflect the will of the people, adding that the US will favour no candidate in the coming elections. This is coming 24 days before the presidential election which is contested by candidates of 18 political parties. She also …

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BREAKING: Antonio Conte To Undergo Surgery After ‘Severe’ Abdominal Pain

Antonio Conte, the Tottenham Hotspur head coach, is set to undergo a surgery. The coach is scheduled to undergo immediate surgery after suffering severe abdominal pain early on Wednesday morning. Following the abdominal pain, Conte was diagnosed with Cholecystitis and is to have his gallbladder removed immediately. The Italian manager is expected to miss a number of games following the surgery. Tottenham’s next Premier League fixture is …

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Obi Not In Talks With Atiku – Campaign Organisation

Peter Obi The Obi-Datti Campaign Organisation has stated that the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, is not in talks with the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over an alliance for the February 25th elections. Atiku hinted at his readiness to work with Obi and the New Nigerian People Party’s candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, after meeting with the duo to support his ambition …

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Naira Redesign Timing Makes No Sense – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has faulted the federal government for redesigning the naira.  Speaking on Wednesday, El-Rufai said the timing of the naira redesign makes no “political or economic sense”.  He said though the policy was the right way to go in achieving the desired change the country yearns for, the timing and deadline set for it negated its purpose.  El-Rufai stated this while …

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Imo Poly Student Who Said She Graduated With The Help of Her Private Part Apologises

A student who recently graduated from the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, Ogechi Okoroafor, has apologized.  She said that she didn’t mean to say that she graduated with the help of her private part.  Okoroafor, in a letter to the institution, said she wanted to say her father and God helped her to graduate from the Polytechnic.  The letter, which was written by her …

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Election 2023: Nnamdi Kanu Should Not Be Used As Bargaining Chip For Election – IPOB Warns Atiku, Others

Nnamdi Kanu  Ahead of the February 25 presidential elections, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned candidates to desist from using its embattled leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu as a bargaining chip. IPOB gave the warning on Wednesday in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, while reacting to the promise made by the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP), …

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Manuela Botey Makes History, Becomes First Female Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea (Photo)

Manuela Roka Botey has become the first female prime minister of Equatorial Guinea.  This followed her appointment by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, according to Reuters.  Botey’s new position was announced late Tuesday on state television.  She was former vice minister of education of in the country Obiang, 80, was re-elected for a sixth term with 95 percent of the vote in November, cementing his position as …

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Nigeria’s Credit Rating Worrisome – Peter Obi Speaks

The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has talked about Nigeria’s credit rating. Obi, on Wednesday, described as worrisome the recent downgrade of Nigeria’s credit rating by Moody’s Investors Service from B3 to junk bonds. Obi said that although the sad situation was a verdict on the government’s inability to fix the Nigerian economy, the seriousness of the issue does not call for blame games but a …

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Election 2023: What I Will Do If I Lose Presidential Election – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed what he would do if he loses in February’s presidential election.  The presidential candidate will be up against the likes of Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso and several …

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Election 2023: Unemployment Will Reduce By More Than Half In My First Four Years – Tinubu

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has promised to reduce unemployment by half if elected President.  According to him, unemployment in the country will be reduced by half in his first four years as president.  Tinubu made the pledge when he spoke to party faithful and members at the U.J Esuene Sports Stadium in Calabar on Tuesday during a presidential …

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Why We Can’t Speak On Osun Tribunal Verdict – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed why it is silent after the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo overturned the victory of governor Ademola Adeleke at the July 16, 2022 governorship polls.  Recall that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Adegboyega Oyetola had petitioned the victory of Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on two grounds of over-voting and …

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Osun Voters Should Sue INEC — Falana Speaks On Adeleke, Oyetola Case

Electorates in Osun state have been urged to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for wasting their votes.  Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, said this on Sunday during an interview on Arise TV.  His statement comes after the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke for overvoting at over 700 polling units in the Governorship election.  The tribunal asked INEC …

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Brain Drain: Nigeria May End Up Without Doctors – NARD Raises Alarm

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has raised alarm on the brain drain threatening Nigeria. NARD enjoined the Federal Ministry of Health to expedite action on the ‘one-for-one policy’ on the replacement of exited doctors and clinical staff to reduce the manpower shortage as a result of brain drain in the country. The association made the call in a communique signed by its president, …

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Osimhen Is On The Same Level With Drogba But Needs To Stop Diving – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has admitted that Victor Osimhen is on the same level with former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba.  The Roma Manager made the statement after the Nigerian scored a wonderful goal on Sunday night as Napoli defeated Roma 2-1 to extend their lead at the top of the log to 13 points.  The Nigeria international also scored a similar goal when both teams met earlier …

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