Why we dismissed Atiku’s Appeal against Buhari – S’Court

The Supreme Court has held that the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, failed to prove their claim that INEC had a server and that it transmitted election results electronically. The court, while giving reasons for dismissing the appeal says they were wrong to have relied on results from …

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Court upholds election of Kolawole Taiwo as Ajeromi-Ifelodun Rep

An Election Tribunal sitting at the Lagos High Court has upheld the victory of the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Kolawole Taiwo, as member of the Federal House of Representatives for Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency Delivering the Judgement, on the petition filed by the PDP candidate Rita Orji, Justice Hamidu Kunasa noted that the petition …

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Group seeks action against violence in Bayelsa, Kogi

The Centre for liberty has called on the United States  and its allies to impose stringent sanctions on persons responsible for undermining the Kogi and Bayelsa States’ elections. The civil society organisation made this known in a letter to the United States Ambassador to Nigeria. This is a follow-up to travel restrictions the United States …

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Kogi/Bayelsa Elections: Buhari directs officials to be non-partisan

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a strong demand for exemplary conduct of non-partisanship from election and law enforcement officials in Bayelsa and Kogi states. In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu the president charged all officials to carry out their functions with fairness and …

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PDP demands arrest, prosecution of Nembe mayhem perpetrators

The Peoples Democratic Party has called for thorough investigation into the mayhem which left six persons dead before its governorship campaign in Nembe. The part however, wants justice served on perpetrators of the heinous act. This was what the Governorship candidate of the party Senator Douye Diri told journalists at a news conference in Yenagoa …

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UPDATED: Court of Appeal clears APC to participate in Bayelsa gov poll

The court of Appeal has decided to stay execution of a high court order which disqualified the All Progressives Congress from  participating in Saturday’s Election in Bayelsa state. This stay of execution granted by the Appeal Court, was with respect to a High Court order disqualifying the APC’s Deputy Governorship candidate. The Appeal Court granted and made …

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Fmr Arsenal striker Thierry Henry appointed new head coach of Montreal Impact

Former France striker Thierry Henry has been appointed the head coach of American Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact on a two-year deal . The former Arsenal captain returns to a coaching role for the first time since January when he was sacked by French club Monaco. The former Monaco, Barcelona and New York Red …

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FG not going back on social media regulation-Information Min.

The Federal Government says it will not rescind its decision to regulate the social media, stating that the social media space is totally out of control and in urgent need of sanity. A bill titled- ‘Protection from internet falsehood and manipulations bill, 2019, targeted at curbing the spread of fake news, has passed first reading …

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Two students killed, three injured in California school shooting

Two students have been killed and three others injured by a gunman who opened fire at a high school in California minutes before the school day was due to begin. According to authorities, the incident took place in just 16 seconds when the teen whose birthday was on Thursday went to his high school, pulled …

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NEDC donates relief materials to flood victims in Adamawa

The Northeast Development Commission has visited communities affected by floods in Adamawa state. This is to assess the level of damage and  also donate relief materials to victims. The Northeast Development Commission arrived with relief materials for victims and also to carry out damage assessment. The state government received the items and assured the commission …

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Updated: Court fines Busola Dakolo N1m, says suit is a waste of court’s time

A high court in Abuja has imposed a fine of 1 million naira on Busola Dakolo, over her rape allegations against the senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly,Biodun Fatoyinbo. She sued the pastor, and alleged that his action, and his denial in statements, caused her “emotional distress” that affected her marital sex life. …

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Kogi 2019: INEC receives sensitive materials for polls

Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and Senatorial rerun Elections in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has taken delivery of sensitive materials to be used for the polls. TVC News Senior Political Correspondent, Ayodele Ozugbakun who witnessed the exercise report that officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were at the Central Bank …

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US calls for peaceful electoral process in Kogi, Bayelsa states gubernatorial elections

The United States has called for free and fair elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. In a statement released from the US Embassy in Nigeria, the United State urged support for the country’s democratic process. “The conduct of the upcoming bi-elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states is important not only for Nigeria, but for the …

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Senate initiates bill seeking to establish South West Development Commission

Barely 24hours after the South East Development Commission Bill was re-introduced, the Senate has initiated a bill seeking to establish the, South West Development Commission. The Bill was introduced by the Senator representing Ogun Central, Ibikunle Amosun at Today’s plenary. Senator Amosun said the bill seeks to address developmental issues in the states which make …

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Court throws out rape case filed against COZA Pastor

A High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday threw out the case filed by celebrity Photographer, Busola Dakolo, against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). This comes after Fatoyinbo filed an objection and an affidavit at the Court reiterating that Busola’s statements were false and concocted to embarrass, scandalise and ridicule …

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Nigeria ladies Golf Open Championship Tees-Off in Abuja

More than a hundred and fifty Ladies are participating in the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship which teed-off on Wednesday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja. The three-day championship which is being organised by the Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria is attracting amateur lady golfers from seven countries, as well …

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Caleb University appoints new VC, DVC

The Governing Council of Caleb University has appointed a Professor of Communication, Media and Development, Nosa Owens- Ibie, Ph.D as the new Vice-Chancellor and of the University. Professor Owens- Ibie, took over from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ayandiji Daniel Aina. Professor Owens- Ibie, a columnist in The Guardian on Sunday and Sunday Punch Newspapers for …

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