Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Two weeks to Kogi election, battle continues in court for PDP candidacy

A High Court in Lokoja on Wednesday fixed November 27 to hear a suit filed by Abubakar Idris, a PDP governorship aspirant challenging the emergence of Musa Wada as the...

Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet minister over ex-legislative aides’ severance pay

The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives on Monday held a meeting to discuss the non-payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who served in the National Assembly...
INEC to create additional polling units, adjust constituencies nationwide

INEC to create additional polling units, adjust constituencies nationwide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would by the first quarter of 2020 take courageous decisions on the creation of additional pulling units. INEC National Commissioner and...

Furore in Osun over appointment of ‘Commissioner for Governor’s Office’

Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s appointment of a “Commissioner for Governor’s Office” has sparked a controversy in Osun State. After eleven months in office, Mr Oyetola on Thursday finally inaugurated his cabinet.  PREMIUM TIMES...
Federer crushes De Minaur to claim record 10th Basel title

Federer crushes De Minaur to claim record 10th Basel title

Roger Federer clinched a record-extending 10th Swiss Indoors championship title in his hometown of Basel with a crushing 6-2 6-2 victory over Australia’s Alex de Minaur on Sunday. The 38-year-old Swiss...

After backlash, MTN says USSD charge yet to start

Telecommunications giant, MTN, on Thursday said that the new charging model for USSD banking services has not gone into effect. A statement signed by Uto Ukpanah, the company secretary, said that...

Pay our bursary before governorship poll – Kogi students tell Gov Bello

The National Association of Kogi State Students (NAKOSS) has appealed to Governor Yahaya Bello to approve the payment of the 2019 bursary allowance of its members across higher institutions in...

Troops rescue three farmers in Kaduna, kill bandit –

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued three villagers abducted from their farms on Wednesday in Maro village along Kaduna-Abuja highway. The Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1Division Nigerian Army Kaduna,...
Reps urge Nigerian govt to assist ailing industries

Reps pass 2020 budget for second reading

The House of Representatives has passed the 2020 budget for second reading. The House had commenced debate on the general principles of the appropriations act on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday...

Mugabe’s family planning to build museum at his rural home

The family of the late former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is planning to build a museum at his rural home in Zvimba where he lies buried, local media reported. Mr Mugabe’s...

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