Day: February 25, 2019

Idahosa Dethrones Igbinedion In Ovia Federal Constituency

February 25, 2019

299 ViewsINEC has declared Dennis Idahosa, the All Progressives Congress candidate for the Ovia Federal Constituency, as the winner of the election into the House of Representatives seat. Idahosa, a former Commissioner in Edo, polled 28,509 to defeat the incumbent Omosede Igbinedion, daughter of Chief Gabriel Igbinedion and younger sister to the former Governor of […]

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Breaking: Atiku’s PDP rejects presidential election results

February 25, 2019

291 ViewsThe Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the presidential and parliamentary election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. PDP had Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate. The National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, in a press briefing currently ongoing said the results being announced by INEC are inflated in […]

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Why Nigerian actresses are labeled prostitutes – Tonto Dikeh

February 25, 2019

624 ViewsThe acting profession in Africa has generally been seen as a profession for promiscuous individuals. The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, is not left out of this misconstrued belief. The female folks in the industry are however on the receiving end in this. From dressing seductively, to romantic gestures, to kissing, fondling and partying to […]

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Buhari, Atiku Run Pari Passu in Adamawa

February 25, 2019

337 ViewsBoth President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar are running neck and neck in Adamawa, claiming eight councils each after results were declared in 16 local councils. However, Atiku has an advantage in plural votes in the state. According to results so far collated Abubakar is leading Buhari with 22,000 votes. There are five local […]

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INEC Declares Kogi East Senatorial Election Inconclusive

February 25, 2019

352 ViewsThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi East Senatorial Elections inconclusive. INEC Returning Officer, Professor Emmanuel Bala, explained that the decision was taken because the election did not hold in 129 polling units in the senatorial district. Meanwhile, INEC declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate, Yakubu Oseni winner of […]

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Trevor Noah Makes Fun Of Oscars audience in Xhosa Language

February 25, 2019

318 ViewsTrevor Noah used Sunday’s Oscars ceremony as a chance to poke fun at people who think Wakanda, the fictional African homeland of Black Panther, is a real place. While presenting the film’s nomination for Best Picture, the South African comedian said solemnly: Quote Message: Growing up as a young boy in Wakanda, I would […]

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Kenyan’s First Olympian Is Dead

February 25, 2019

293 ViewsThe first Kenyan to run in the Olympics, Nyantika Maiyoro, has died at the age of 88. Maiyoro ran under the British flag at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, coming seventh in the 5000m race with a time of 13:53:25. He died in hospital in the south-western city of Kisii on Sunday night, after falling […]

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Elections: Buhari Ahead After First Results

February 25, 2019

272 ViewsThe first results from Nigeria’s presidential vote have been declared. So far, two of Nigeria’s 36 states have been declared, and President Muhammadu Buhari has taken the most votes in both of them. They are Osun State and Ekiti State, shown in green in the map below. Taken together, the president has 566,865 votes […]

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Oscars: Most Memorable Moments From the 2019 Academy Awards

February 25, 2019

315 ViewsThe 2019 Oscars remained hostless from the start, but Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph gave the audience a taste of what the awards show would look like if they had filled the host role. “We’re not your hosts, but we’ll stand here a little too long so the people who look at […]

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Thugs Set INEC Office Ablaze In Imo

February 25, 2019

314 ViewsAn INEC office in Imo state has been set ablaze by hoodlums says an official of the commission. “Our office at Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo state was razed down by fire by unknown persons in the early hours of today,” an official of the Commission, Emmanuella Opara told reporters. Emmanuella stressed […]

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Chinese Language Mandatory For Saudi Arabia Students

February 25, 2019

369 ViewsSaudi Arabia recently announced that it will add the Chinese language (Standard Mandarin)to its school and university curriculums as early as next year. The official announcement came after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed an agreement during his visit to China last week. According to the Saudi Press Agency,the move aims to strengthen relations […]

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Tension In Imo West Senatorial District

February 25, 2019

346 ViewsThe Imo West Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Jones Onyereri, has called on International community to come and rescue the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, returning officer, I. I Ibeawuchi, for Imo West election. Onyereri raised this alarm Monday morning at the PDP, state Secretariat along Okigwe road in Owerri. A […]

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Saudi Princess Becomes Ambassador To The US

February 25, 2019

480 ViewsSaudi Arabia appointed a princess as its new ambassador to the United States on Saturday, the first time the kingdom had named a woman to such a post. The appointment of Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud by royal decree came amid strained relations between Saudi Arabia and the United States over the killing […]

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NIGERIA DECIDES: PRESIDENT BUHARI TAKES TO FARMING

February 25, 2019

360 ViewsAs Nigerians anticipate the result of the 2019 presidential election. The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari took time to visit his farm in Daura, Katsina State. President Buhari is running for the second term in office alongside other 72 candidates.

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Another Uba Emerge As Anambra South Senator Elect

February 25, 2019

558 ViewsThe chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, has emerged as the Senator-elect for Anambra South Senatorial district under the platform of Young Progressive Party(YPP). Ifeanyi Uba scored a total of 87 081 votes while his closest rival, Chief Chris Uba, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and younger brother of […]

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