By Ernest Chinwo
The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Governorship Candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the last general election, Mr Victor Fingesi, against the reelection of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
The tribunal described the petition as an adventure to discover the nonexistent. It declared that in the end, nothing was discovered by the petitioner.
In a judgment read by the Tribunal Chairman, Justice K.A. Orjiako, Saturday, the tribunal ruled that Fingesi of the ADP lacks the locus standi to file the petition.
The tribunal held that inconsistent facts contained in the petition filed … >>> Read Full Story
By Temisan Amoye
Liverpool’s perfect start to the season continued with a 2-1 win over Leicester City. Klopp’s reds had to wait till the 95th minute to secure their win, recording the maximum 24 points so far.
James Milner celebrates his 95th minute goal against Leicester
Leicester City’s fine form under Brendan Rodgers had made this match a much anticipated one, especially after Liverpool’s defending against Red Bull Salzburg during their midweek Champions League clash, where the reds lost a three goal lead. Leicester City traveled to Anfield sitting in 3rd place, a result of the fine job Brendan Rodgers is doing over at … >>> Read Full Story
An international campaign – #TeachersTransformLives has been launched to celebrate teachers and advocate for better support and training for teachers so that all teachers can succeed in the classroom. Teaching is one of the most important professions in the world. Every teacher has the opportunity to shape the lives of tens of thousands of children over the course of their career.
In many countries teachers are left isolated in remote communities where they are responsible for very overcrowded classrooms. Often, they have no teaching resources and struggle to understand the content they teach. Despite this they are expected to improve learning outcomes and lay the … >>> Read Full Story
Aston Villa recorded a thumping, much-needed victory at Norwich City as Dean Smith’s men put five past the Canaries.
Wesley brushed aside his doubters to set the claret and blues on their way with a first-half brace, and could have had a hat-trick but not for a squandered penalty attempt.
Jack Grealish finished Anwar El Ghazi’s cut-back early in the second period before Conor Hourihane made sure of all three points with a bending left-footed goal.
Douglas Luiz added the finishing touches to a dominant display late on – curling into the top left-hand corner for his second Villa goal.
Josip Drmic pounced on a … >>> Read Full Story
President Donald Trump, has announced that he wants people to be denied U.S. visas if they cannot afford healthcare in order to prevent immigrants from “financially burdening our healthcare system’’.
In a statement released late Friday, the White House said immigrant visa applicants will have to demonstrate that they will be covered by health insurance within 30 days of entering the country.
He added that they should alternatively have their financial resources to pay for medical costs.
The new rule, which will come into effect Nov. 3, applies to those seeking visas, not those seeking asylum and will not apply to children, the … >>> Read Full Story
By Fr George Adimike
The phenomenon of rivalry among sibling manifests itself in more forms than one. The failure to acknowledge Mary’s motherhood is one of the most evident manifestations of the sibling rivalries.
Beyond the fact that some Christians manifest their love for Christ by the measure of their hatred for his mother, some abhor her motherhood by the measure of their displeasure for others’ intense loving devotion to her.
As such, some put to question the unique honour she has always received beginning from the early disciples as the mother of our Lord. For such Christians, Virgin Mary is at the periphery or … >>> Read Full Story
Francis Sardauna in Katsina
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has faulted salary arrears claims made by the beneficiaries of S-power programme, insisting that no worker in the state civil service is owed salaries.
Consequently, the governor said last month, a whooping sum of N103 million was released to the beneficiaries through the salary system.
The S-power scheme is the job creation programme of Governor Masari aimed at addressing the problem of unemployment among the teeming graduates as well as to avert the acute shortage of teaching staff in the state-owned public schools.
Masari, through the social intervention programme, has so far employed … >>> Read Full Story