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More results from PDP gov primaries

Patrick Pwajok wins in Plateau; Jimi Agbaje wins in Lagos; Yusuf Agabi beats Labaran Maku to get Nasarawa State ticket. More to follow. ...

Buildings damaged in US fire

A pair of huge fires have burst across the Los Angeles skyline, damaging four buildings and closing down highways during the morning commute. No injuries were ...

Syria, Iran condemn Damascus air strikes

Syria has called for UN sanctions against Israel over alleged air strikes on Syrian soil, including one on Damascus’ main international airport. There was no threat ...

108 escaped inmates in Minna jailbreak recaptured

The Nigerian Prisons Service has recaptured 108 inmates out of 275 prisoners, who escaped during a jailbreak from the Medium Security Prisons in Minna, Niger ...

Ayade secures C’River PDP gov ticket

Senator, representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ben Ayade, on Monday clinched the Peoples Democratic Party governorship ticket for the 2015 ...

PDP under Jonathan is a ‘criminal’ party — El-Rufai

The newly-elected governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party of today is ...

Security’ll improve in N’East before elections, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday gave an indication that with the efforts being put in place by his administration, the security situation in ...

Military arrests B’Haram cameramen in Adamawa

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a team of cameramen believed to be working for the ...

Monarchs may be loved to death

A male monarch butterfly feeds on the nectar of a tropical milkweed near the Wormsloe Historic Site, where students at the University of Georgia Odum ...

Ladoja emerges Oyo AP gov candidate

Rasheed Ladoja| credits: File copy A former Oyo State governor, Rashidi Ladoja, was on Monday confirmed as the governorship candidate of Accord Party in the forthcoming ...

Reversing course on beavers

Once routinely trapped and shot as varmints, their dams obliterated by dynamite and bulldozers, beavers are getting new respect these days. Across the West, they ...

Bankers Games: UBA win football event

Cyprian Onyekachi may have scored the match winner for UBA to end Skye Bank’s four year’s dominance of the football event of the Nigeria Bankers ...

Plateau PDP delegates fight over ballot box labels

A free for all broke out on Monday before the commencement of voting at the Rwang Pam Stadium, venue of the Plateau State Peoples Democratic ...

Yero clinches Kaduna PDP guber ticket

Incumbent Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero secured a landslide victory at the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial primary election held Monday in ...

Oritsejafor drags Fashola to court over demolition threat

In a bid to stop the proposed demolition of his church, The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Pastor Ayo Orisejafor has dragged ...

Ifeanyi Okowa wins Delta PDP guber ticket

Ifeanyi Okowa polled, 406 votes, Monday night, to win the governorship primary of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State.David Edevbie, who was endorsed by ...

Plane crash kills three in Washington D.C.

A small jet airplane crashed into a neighborhood in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Gaithersburg, Maryland Monday, reportedly killing at least three people aboard the ...

Bagudu clinches APC ticket in Kebbi, 24 hours after dumping PDP

Senator Atiku Bagudu, a businessman, has enacted a political magic, by winning the All Progressives Congress governorship primary for Kebbi State.Bagudu is barely 24 hours ...

I’ll recover Taraba stolen funds -Acting gov

Acting Governor of Taraba State, Mr. Sanni Danladi, has vowed to recover all funds allegedly stolen from the purse of the state government by former ...

Ayogu Eze wins parallel primary election in Enugu

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Sen. Ayogu Eze, has emerged the winner of a parallel governorship primary election in Enugu State. Although the ...

Court grants APC leave to serve pro-Fayose lawmakers

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted leave to the All Progressives’ Congress‎ to serve the six Ekiti House of Assembly members that defected to ...

INEC can’t reject imposed candidates -Jega

The Independent National Electoral Commission, has blamed its inability to compel political parties to adhere strictly with the principle of internal democracy on the Electoral ...

Enosoregbe and Agugbom Win NPA Tennis

Nigeria top-ranked player Clifford Enosoregbe and Christie Agugbom on Saturday emerged as champions in the men and women’s singles of the maiden Nigeria Ports Authority ... Full story

Navy hands over 12 suspected oil thieves to NSCDC

TWELVE suspected oil thieves were on Monday handed over to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps by the Nigerian Navy. The suspects were arrested for ...

80 Osun councillors warn APC against upturning Lawal’s victory

Local government councillors from Ife/Ijesa district have warned the All Progressives Congress in Osun State against upturning the victory of Alhaji Sola Lawal, who was ...

Oil slump: FG pledges to protect the economy

The Federal Government on Monday vowed to protect the economy from any external shock that might arise from the global drop in oil prices.It warned ...

Achievers varsity introduces vocational training for students

Achievers University, Owo has concluded plans to introduce vocational training for its students beginning from 100 level. Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Samuel Ibiyemi, told ...

I didn’t step down for any aspirant -Obanikoro

The immediate past Minister of State for Defence and a Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in Lagos,  Senator MusiliuObanikoro has said he has not  stepped ...

Private varsities: JABU VC flays FG on heavy taxes

Vice Chancellor, Joseph Ayodele Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji, Professor Sola Fajana, has criticized the heavy tax burden laid on private universities by the Federal Government. He ...

21 aspirants walk out of A’Ibom PDP gov primary

Twenty-one governorship aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State have walked out of Ibom International Stadium, the venue of the governorship primary ...

Security’ll improve in North-East before elections - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday gave an indication that with the efforts being put in place by his administration, the security situation in the North-East ...

The Black Flag Of Terror and the Barbarians Of Our Time [1], By Femi Fani-Kayode

6 innocent ”non-muslim” souls were slaughtered in cold blood in Kenya on 2nd December by Al Shabab. Amongst them were defenceless women and children. The ...

IN PICTURES: PDP Primary In Lagos

Jimi Agbaje’s surporters at the venue Journalist waiting to be accredated Koro’s banner at the venue PDP govership primary venue taken over by the police Policemen at the entrance RRS ...

Security’ll improve in North-East before elections -Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday gave an indication that with the efforts being put in place by his administration, the security situation in the North-East ...

Lagos 2015: Obanikoro, Agbaje, Others Battle For PDP Governorship Ticket

There was tight security at Yard 158, Plot 34, Oregun Road, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, on Monday as delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, converged ...

APC assures delegates to national convention of security

The National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured delegates to the 3rd national convention of the party holding in Lagos between ...

Ugandan maid admits torturing toddler

Jolly Tumuhirwe, the 22 year-old Ugandan maid, who was secretly filmed beating and kicking toddler has pleaded guilty to child abuse.Tumuhirwe was charged in court ...

Court sacks 21 Kogi LG Chairmen

A state high court in Koton Karfe, Kogi State, has ordered the sacking of 21 local government chairmen elected during the may 4, 2013 local ...

Federal govt colleges have lost their glory - Education Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Professor Viola Onwuliri, has said that federal government colleges in the country have lost their glory.She stated that the ...

Adamawa PDP delegates hired in Abuja - Aggrieved aspirants

Some aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party Senatorial and House of Representatives aspirants in Adamawa State have petitioned the Acting National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Adamu ...

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