Senator Rasaki, Rep member, Assembly Chief Whip, dump PDP for APC at mega rally

Outgoing Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose’s plan to install his deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka, as his successor may have been dealt a big blow as several key members of his party switched support to the All Progressives Congress. President Muhammadu Buhari received the defectors today at the grand finale of the governorship campaign of Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial candidate in Saturday’s election. The mega rally took place at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the…

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Nollywood actor Chinedu Ikedieze honoured in US

Nollywood actor, Chinedu Ikedieze a.k.a Aki, has added another feather to his cap with the honorarium as a distinguished visitor to the city of Miami, Florida. The actor shared the news on his instagram page @Chineduikedieze with some pictures from the ceremony which took place in Miami, Florida. Mr Ikedieze was full of thanks to the Mayor of Miami for according to him the renowned title. He said, ‘’When the world believed in you, believe in yourself also. Have faith in your abilities. “Without a humble or reasonable confidence in…

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France beat Belgium reach World Cup final

rance will play in the World Cup final for the first time since 2006 after beating Belgium 1-0 thanks to a goal from Samuel Umtiti in St Petersburg on Tuesday evening. Kylian Mbappe surged forward inside the first 10 seconds and crossed low for Antoine Griezmann, but the forward failed to get on the end of it and Belgium cleared. Belgium threatened down the flanks and Eden Hazard put in a dangerous cross which was turned behind by Umtiti — though the resulting corner was wasted by Nacer Chadli, playing…

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Mike Ozekhoma: Nigeria doomed if not restructured

Human rights activist and constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhoma, has said that Nigeria is doomed if it does not restructured in view of the current challenges facing the country. Ozekhome, SAN made this submission yesterday at the 2018 Bar Week, currently going on in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital with the theme; ‘The Ideology of Restructuring in Nigeria: Legal, Political and Socio-Economic Imperative’. “We are in trouble because if Nigeria is not restructured now, Nigeria will restructure us.” The Lawyer, in his paper entitled; ‘The Bar, Bench, Investigating Agencies…

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House of Reps approves 180 days’ suspension for Senator Omo-Agege

The House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed the recommendations of a joint ad hoc committee of the National Assembly, which recommended the immediate suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for 180 legislative days. The joint committee was constituted to investigate the invasion of the Senate chamber on April 18 and subsequent stolen of the mace. The committee’s 10-point recommendation was adopted after Hon. Betty Apiafi, Chairman of the Ad hoc Committee, laid the report at the Tuesday’s plenary session. The legislators also called for the immediate prosecution of Omo-Agege and six…

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Real Madrid Confirm Cristiano Ronaldo’s Transfer To Juventus

Real Madrid on Tuesday announced the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Italy’s Juventus, with the Portuguese superstar saying the time had come “for a new stage” in his life. “Today Real Madrid wants to give thanks to a player who has demonstrated he is the best in the world and who marked one of the most brilliant periods in the history of our club and world football,” the club said in a statement. It did not give any details as to the amount of the transfer but Spanish media reports…

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Donald Trump nominates conservative judge to Supreme Court

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a conservative Federal Court of Appeals Judge, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit would fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement. Trump, while announcing Kavanaugh, said: “One of the most profound responsibility of the President of the United States – selection of a Supreme Court Justice. “I often heard that other than matters of world peace, this is the most important…

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Medical doctor arraigned for alleged hacking, N28 million car theft

A 26-year-old medical doctor-turned hacker, Michael Williams, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State charged with stealing a Porsche car valued at N28 million. The accused, who lives at 2667, Hilton Layout, Lekki area of Lagos State, is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty. Police Prosecutor Peter Nwangwu told the court that the accused committed the offences on May 10 at Ajah on the Epe-Lekki Expressway at 7.50pm. Nwangwu said the accused committed the…

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Police renew restriction of movement of motorcycles in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara has renewed the restriction of movement of motorcycles from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. across the state. The spokesman of the command, Muhammad Shehu, announced the order in a statement issued in Gusau on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government imposed the restriction order in 2016. “In view of the prevailing security challenges in the state and the efforts being made by the police and sister security agencies to checkmate all forms of criminality in the state, we wish…

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2019: UN to activate Nigeria Peace Committee

As the 2019 general election draws near, the UN said there is the need to reactivate the National Peace Committee, which played critical roles in ensuring a peaceful 2015 presidential election. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated this in the ‘Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS)’, presented to the UN Security Council. The National Peace Committee followed the signing of the Abuja Peace Accord on Jan. 14, 2015 by former…

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