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Stoke City's Oghene Etebo joins the list of celebrities offering to pay Success's school fees

STOKE City midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has joined the growing list of celebrities offering to contribute towards the education of national heroine Success Adegor whose bragged in a recent Youtube video that she would continue to go to school even if flogged for not being able to afford her school fees.

 

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Fears grow about whether elections will hold in Adamawa town of Michika after Boko Haram attack

FEARS are growing that Saturday's planned supplementary elections in the town of Michika in Adamawa State may not hold now following a brutal attack by Boko Haram earlier this week that resulted in numerous deaths and residents fleeing.

 

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Both APC and PDP step up the bribing of voters with stomach infrastructure ahead of supplementary poll

BOTH of Nigeria's two main political parties have stepped up their wooing of voters in five states that will hold supplementary polls next Saturday with the handing out of cash and gift items in a desperate attempt to win support.

 

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Justice Onnoghen accuses CCB of altering information in his asset declaration form

JUSTICE Walter Onnoghen has accused the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) of tampering with his asset declaration form and falsifying some of the information he submitted in a bid to get him found guilty of failing to declare his assets.

 

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Senate approves new national minimum wage of N30,000 after accepting ad-hoc committee report

NIGERIA'S senate has passed a bill approving a new minimum wage of N30,000 ($62) per month after accepting the recommendations on the matter by an ad-hoc committee chaired by deputy chief whip Senator Francis Alimikhena to look into the matter.

 

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Presidency warns APC governors where re-runs are taking place that Buhari will not interfere in their favour

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned his party's governors who face supplementary elections on March 23 that he is not going to intervene in the matter and get the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to manipulate the results in their favour.

 

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APC rejects plans by Inec to resume announcement of governorship election results in Rivers and Bauchi states

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leaders have rejected plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to resume the collation of results of governorship elections in Rivers and Bauchi states ahead of supplementary polls earmarked for March 23.

 

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PDP hints that it may probe Rochas Okorocha after Ihedioha assumes office on May 29

GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha faces the prospect of being probed by the incoming government of Imo State after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that he will have to account for how he managed the state's finances over the last eight years.

 

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APC accused of planning to move the collation centre for Benue re-run to a Makurdi military barracks

CIVIL society group the Benue Youth Alliance (BYA) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to get the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to move the collation centre for the supplementary polls on March 23 to a Makurdi military barracks.

 

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Justice Tanko Mohammed promises to stand down if Onnoghen is cleared by CCT

ACTING chief judge of Nigeria Justice Tanko Mohammed has declared that he will stand down from his position if the substantive holder Justice Walter Onnoghen is cleared by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and allowed to resume duty.

 

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