Veteran actors Steve Eboh and Sani Danja.
Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria(AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.
Eboh, popularly known as Ajebo, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
According to him, the election is slated to take place at the 2019 National Convention of the AGN scheduled to hold on Oct. 30 to 31 in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom.
He explained that having passed through leadership crisis in the recent past, it was imperative to have an … >>> Read Full Story
Former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba
The Chairman of the panel set up to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the sacked Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, John Baiyeshea, has clarified that his committee did not indict Achuba because it could not prove the allegations levelled against him.
Describing the announcement that Achuba had been removed as “the most bizarre thing that I have ever heard in my life”, Baiyeshea said the report of the panel was submitted when the state assembly was not in session.
He said in accordance with the law, the lawmakers could not have commenced the … >>> Read Full Story
By Chris Ochayi
Worried by the challenge posed by over 22 million housing deficit in the country, the Federal Government, has, weekend, commenced discussions with the Shelter Afrique with a view to abridging the wide gap.
File•Low income housing estate in Abuja.
The Minister for State, Works and Housing, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, at a meeting with Mr Andrew Chimphondah, the Managing Director of Shelter Afrique, who paid him a visit in Abuja, expressed concerns over the state of shortfall in housing accommodation in the country.
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Mr. Aliyu, therefore, urged Shelter-Afrique to increase loans … >>> Read Full Story
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, warned the Kaduna State Governor and Chairman of the Kogi State National Campaign Council, Nasir El-Rufai to steer clear of the state.
PDP said the people abhor incitements and threats in the November 16 governorship election in the state.
In a statement by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP cautioned that the people of Kogi State were already aware of individuals in the APC known for issuing threats as well as the “body bag” metaphor and will never allow such incitements to pervade the November election.
The opposition party said, “Governor el-Rufai must have realized that whatever his … >>> Read Full Story
Illustration only: Ikechukwu Munahawu arrested for killing his father.
A 20-year-old man identified as Ikechukwu Munahawu has been arrested after he allegedly beat his 65-year-old father to death.
The incident was reported to have occurred at Umuaro village in Ehime Mbano council area of Imo State
Munahawu who killed his father, Mr. Patrick Munahawu with a broken bottle and spade, said he carried out the crime under the influence of drugs.
According to a local police officer at the Ehime Mbano Police Division, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the deceased was hacked to death by his first son after he had an open … >>> Read Full Story
Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that in keeping up with military tradition, the Western Naval Command recently held its regimental dinner, which was an opportunity to enforce regimentation and foster comradeship among senior and junior officers
If there is any institution which adheres to tradition no matter how long ago it was established, it is the military. Tradition they say never dies and that particularly holds true for the military. The Nigerian Navy, one of the tripod arms of the Nigerian Armed Forces, is not an exception.
For them, instead of tradition being deemed as archaic and outdated, it is seen as an anchor to their past, … >>> Read Full Story
Jose Mourinho and Solskjaer fire back at Klopp.
The journey from the bench to the pundit’s studio is so quick in the modern game that some could be forgiven for thinking Manchester United had two managers after Sunday’s game.
Manchester United had a 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford.
So, after Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp criticised Manchester United’s tactics and said their opening goal should have been ruled out for a foul, he received a surprising response.
It came not only from his Manchester United counterpart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but also Jose Mourinho.
Mourinho was in charge of the club until he was sacked … >>> Read Full Story