Opposition leader Tsvangirai wants Mugabe to resign

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai urged President Robert Mugabe to resign in the interest of the country after the military seized power. Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and has balked at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said… Continue reading Opposition leader Tsvangirai wants Mugabe to resign

World Cup: Permutations as focus turns to draw

Ticket sales resumed on Thursday for the 2018 World Cup with demand expected to be high as all eyes turn to the draw following the last of the play-offs for the tournament in Russia. Peru secured the last berth after overcoming New Zealand in their intercontinental play-off to complete the list of 32 teams taking… Continue reading World Cup: Permutations as focus turns to draw

My husband ties me to tree, housewife tells Ibadan court

A housewife, Fausat Akinola, on Thursday told a Grade `C’ Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, that her husband of 15 years, one Sarafa Akinola, used to tie her to a tree in front of their house. Fausat, a mother of three, said this when testifying before the court in a divorce suit filed by her… Continue reading My husband ties me to tree, housewife tells Ibadan court

Google honours Achebe on posthumous birthday

Technology giant, Google has honoured Nigerian literary icon, Chinua Achebe on its doodle, adding up to the long list of awards clinched by the writer in life and in death. Google said on its website on Thursday that it honoured Achebe on its doodle today; Nov. 16 would have been Achebe’s 87th birthday. The News… Continue reading Google honours Achebe on posthumous birthday

INEC warns against electoral malpractice

By saheed Omodara The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has warned the Anambra staff of the commission against involvement in electoral fraud. The chairman, gave the warning while addressing the staff of the commission on Monday at the INEC state headquarters ahead of November 18 governorship election. The INEC boss said… Continue reading INEC warns against electoral malpractice

Anambra Election: INEC chairman warns staff against electoral fraud

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the  Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday warned the Anambra staff of the commission against involvement in electoral fraud. Yakubu gave the warning when he addressed the staff of the commission at the INEC state headquarters Awka ahead of Nov.18 governorship election. The INEC boss said that anybody caught… Continue reading Anambra Election: INEC chairman warns staff against electoral fraud

FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure — Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it will provide the needed facilities for the entertainment industry to thrive in the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this in an interview with newsmen on the sideline of the 4th All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2017 in Lagos. He said that the administration of President… Continue reading FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure — Lai Mohammed