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APC wins Lagos supplementary election

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the rerun election for Ibeju-Lekki Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly. APC candidate, Mojeed Fatai, was declared the winner of the poll by the Returning Officer, Professor Rasheed Ojikutu. Ojikutu said the APC candidate polled a total of 9,484 votes to defeat his closest challenger, […] APC wins Lagos supplementary election [hmp_player]

Obasanjo reacts to Adeleke’s victory over Oyetola, speaks on Atiku’s case against Buhari

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the victory of the Osun State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, at the Election Petition Tribunal. The State’s Election Tribunal on Friday sacked Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and declared Adeleke as winner of the 2018 governorship election. […] Obasanjo reacts to Adeleke’s victory over Oyetola, speaks on Atiku’s case against Buhari [hmp_player]

Gov. Shettima orders probe of alleged child prostitution, sodomy, abortion in Borno prison

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima will on Monday inaugurate an investigative panel over a report alleging incidents of child prostitution, sodomy and forced abortion at the Maiduguri maximum security prison. The panel is to be chaired by the state’s Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Barrister Kaka Shehu Lawan, while the Permanent Secretary, Ministry […] Gov. Shettima orders probe of alleged child prostitution, sodomy, abortion in Borno prison [hmp_player]

Anambra police arrest woman, friend who exposed husband’s girlfriend’s nude video

The police in Anambra State has arrested a woman, Azotani Toochukwu and her friend, Ogochukwu Nwankwo, who made a video of a woman allegedly caught with her (Toochukwu) husband in their house. The Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, who stated this in a press statement, said the women made nude videos […] Anambra police arrest woman, friend who exposed husband’s girlfriend’s nude video [hmp_player]

Ganduje vs Abba Yusuf: Kwankwaso demands cancellation of supplementary election

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, leader of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State, has accused Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Anthony Michael Obizi, of providing back-up for armed thugs to perpetrate violence and massive rigging during the supplementary election in Kano State. Kwankwaso, who spoke to newsmen at his residence, called on the Independent […] Ganduje vs Abba Yusuf: Kwankwaso demands cancellation of supplementary election [hmp_player]

Kano guber: Police speak on reported killing in Gama ward

Anthony Ogbizi Michael, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, has debunked social media reports of killings in Gama ward in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State, during the supplementary election on Saturday. DIG Michael blamed social media for spreading the fake news. According to him, the story was the fabrication of the social media. “There […] Kano guber: Police speak on reported killing in Gama ward [hmp_player]

Nigerian Army speaks on officer arrested for cultism

The Headquarters 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army has reacted to the arrest of its personnel by the Edo State Police Command for cultism. Captain Mohammed Maidawa, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement on Saturday, said the Army does not allow any of its personnel to belong to any confraternity and that whoever […] Nigerian Army speaks on officer arrested for cultism [hmp_player]

Governorship election: Live Results supplementary polls from Bauchi State

The results of the supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State have started trickling in. PU 001, Ajili Gugulin Ward, Misau LGA PDP 312 APC 111 Pandum PU 013, Gabarin Ward, Darazo LGA APC 187 PDP 182 PU 001, Gabarin Ward, Darazo LGA APC 204 PDP 280 The rerun elections are ongoing in 4 other states […] Governorship election: Live Results supplementary polls from Bauchi State [hmp_player]

Anambra FCET bans cohabitation among male, female students on campus, says it breeds immorality

The provost of the College of Education (Technical), Umunze in Orumba South local government area of Anambra State, Dr Tessy Okoli has announced a ban by the management of the institution on cohabitation among students of different sexes on campus. Okoli, who read what can be considered a riot act to students of the institution […] Anambra FCET bans cohabitation among male, female students on campus, says it breeds immorality [hmp_player]

Ikorodu: How policeman killed my daughter – Mother

Mrs Janet Anifowose, mother of a 17-year-old girl killed by a trigger- happy policeman at Akoun, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has demanded justice over the death of her daugher. Anifowose, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, said Adijat Shakiru was the apple of her eyes. According to her, the girl […] Ikorodu: How policeman killed my daughter – Mother [hmp_player]