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POLITICS

Supreme Court affirms Governor Bala Mohammed’s election

The apex court made the pronouncement while delivering judgement in an appeal filed by Mohammed Abubakar, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Bauchi state governorship election held on March 9, and 23, 2019, challenging the election of Bala Mohammed. The post Supreme Court affirms Governor Bala Mohammed’s election appeared first on TODAY. ...

Supreme Court validates Governor Lalong’s election

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who headed the seven-man panel of the apex court, dismissed the appeal filed by Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party. The post Supreme Court validates Governor Lalong’s election appeared first on TODAY. ...

Peter Obi: Adams Oshiomhole a major beneficiary of independent judiciary

But for an independent judiciary, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, would not have been governor of Edo State for eight years, former Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi has said. The post Peter Obi: Adams Oshiomhole a major beneficiary of independent judiciary appeared first on TODAY. ...

APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy. The post APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy appeared first on TODAY. ...

Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja

With the Supreme Court set to give verdict this afternoon (Monday) on the Election Appeal Petition on Bauchi State, supporters of the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have “invaded” the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in large numbers in solidarity with their Number One citizen. The post Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja appeared first on TODAY. ...

Timi Frank accuses Governor Ikpeazu of being APC mole in PDP

Former All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has replied Abia state governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, describing him as an APC mole in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The post Timi Frank accuses Governor Ikpeazu of being APC mole in PDP appeared first on TODAY. ...

PDP urges Nigerians to continue to believe in party

The Kaduna chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to continue to believe in the Party following the recent Supreme Court ruling which reversed the election of the governorship election in Imo State in favour of All Progressive Congress (APC). The post PDP urges Nigerians to continue to believe in party appeared first on TODAY. ...

WOLRD NEWS

I left Watford for China because of money – Odion Ighalo opens up

GistReel Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has revealed he left Watford to join Chinese side, Changchun Yatai back in 2017 because of money. The Nigerian striker who scored 33 goals in 82 matches for the English club revealed that before he left for China, he had offers from Crystal Palace and West Bromwich. Speaking to […] ...

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury trade insults and threaten each other ahead of rematch (video)

GistReel Lineal Heavyweight/Ring Magazine Boxing champion Tyson Fury and his opponent WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder traded each other with threats and insults during a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning ahead of their February 22 rematch – billed as arguably the greatest heavyweight fight between a US and UK fighter in a decade. […] ...

‘They are b***hes’ – Deontay Wilder blasts Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury after both boxers agree to team up against him by training together

GistReel WBA Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder has blasted his rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury as after Joshua fresh from winning back his four heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz in December, offered to train with Fury to prepare him for his fight against Wilder in February. In December, Anthony Joshua publicly declared that he wanted […] ...

‘My troubled spirit does not fit with your dirty economic ties’ -Iran’s only female Olympic medalist defects

GistReel Iran’s only female Olympic medallist, Kimia Alizadeh, who won an Olympic medal after claiming taekwondo bronze in the -57kg category during the 2016 Rio Olympics. According to Alizadeh, popularly known in Iran as “The Tsunami”, her decision to move to Europe was a very hard one, but she felt used by the Iranian government, who […] ...

Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has charged the newly inaugurated commissioners into the State Executive Council, to be accountable to the people and not answerable to any godfather, groups. The post Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather appeared first on TODAY. ...

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane wins CAF African Player of the Year award

GistReel Liverpool FC attacker, Sadio Mane has been crowned 2019 CAF African player of the year. The Senegalese striker beat his teammate, Mohamed Salah and Algerian attacker Riyad Mahrez to the prestigious award. Votes from head coaches/technical directors and captains of the senior national teams from CAF’s member associations saw Mane selected as the continent’s best […] ...

Kanu Nwankwo spotted with Arsene Wenger at CAF Awards

GistReel Legendary African footballer and former Arsenal player, Kanu Nwankwo shared a picture of himself and former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger at the sidelines of the CAF Player of the Year Awards holding tonight at Hurghada, Egypt. Kanu posted these pictures via his twitter page with the caption; “Kan U guess who i’m happy to see […] ...

BUSINESS

LOCAL NEWS

Day-old twins die after being abandoned in gutter by mother

GistReel A day-old set of twins were found dead in a gutter at Elikpokwodu in Rukpokwu community of Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital in the early hours of today January 20. It is suspected the twins who were abandoned overnight died after being exposed to cold and other environmental factors. Ogbonda Godfrey Nyemovuchi who is from […] ...

“A Yahoo Boy pimped a hotel room to his taste, could no longer afford it.. and he got kicked out” — Aproko Doctor

GistReel A Twitter user identified as @aproko_doctor has taken to the platform to reveal why a Yahoo boy was kicked out of a hotel. According to @aproko_doctor, the Yahoo boy lodged into a hotel and upgraded his assigned room to his taste. However, he was kicked out of the room after he couldn’t afford to pay […] ...

Nigerian man recounts on how his life would have been transformed after buying fairly used car

GistReel A Nigerian man has taken to social media to recount on a recent life changing incident which occurred after he purchased a fairly used car. The online user revealed that indeed, he would have been arrested and jailed as there was cannabis/marijuana in the fairly used car he purchased unknown to him He said; “What […] ...

‘You’ll die single if you’re afraid to destroy people’s relationships’ – Lady (Video)

GistReel A Nigerian lady has taken to social media to state that people afraid of destroying other people’s relationships will die single. In a video which has gone viral on social media, the lady wrote that for every heartbreak one experiences, someone is responsible for it. So if one continues to feel pity for others, one […] ...

Fishermen butcher Giant leatherback sea turtle in Bayelsa State (photos)

GistReel Fishermen of Foropa Community, in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, on Saturday caught a giant sea turtle. The marine creature has been identified as a Leatherback Sea Turtle. An indigene of Foropa community, Identified as Fawei Egbonkuma Young, confirmed the killing of the Sea Turtle. Fawei speaking to Punchng.com correspondent, said, […] ...

Nigerian couple wed in isiagu suit and wedding gown (photos)

GistReel Photos which have gone viral on social media, shows a Nigerian man and his wife saying ‘I Do’ in Isiagu suit and wedding gown. Twitter user @UchePOkoye who shared the photos, suggested that it might be a possible replacement to suits and wedding gowns in church weddings. He wrote; “Ndi Igbo, how do you see […] ...

‘Thieves are getting creative’ – Lady says as she recounts how friend was robbed by her date

GistReel A Nigerian lady has left social media users stunned with the story of how a friend got robbed. According to the gist, the friend went out on a date with a man who eventually stole her phone and abandoned her. The said thief had requested to make a phone call with her phone but left […] ...

ENTERTAINMENT

Orji Uzor Kalu’s daughter bags first-class in Law from a University in the UK

GistReel Daughter of former Governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu, Miss Ezinne Kalu has bagged a first-class honours degree from the University of Burkingham, UK.The Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kaluspoke on Miss Ezinne Kalu academic excellence, stating that the Bende Federal Constituency is proud of her.In a statement made available to […] ...

“Never be ashamed of your scars, they will turn you into a star” – Mercy Aigbe shares inspirational message

GistReel Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe has taken to her social media page to reminisce on the time she was facing a major challenge in her life. Recall that the actress was allegedly maltreated by her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry some years ago. Thee screen diva took to her Instagram page some moments ago to talk about […] ...

TECHNOLOGY

Apple gains footing in court feud with ex-executive turned rival

A former top chip engineer at Apple Inc may have a hard time shaking off a breach-of-contract lawsuit the iPhone maker filed against him after he quit and launched his own processor company. ...

No reward points for Grab users paying cash from March 15

On its Reward Page, it said its updating GrabRewards Points policy in support of the government’s effort to encourage the adoption of cashless payments through the e-Tunai Rakyat initiative. ...

Snap CEO Spiegel says TikTok could grow bigger than Instagram

Snap Inc Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel says TikTok could become bigger than rival Instagram. ...

Leica M10 Monochrom black-and-white camera costs a whopping RM38,400

Leica’s latest monochrome digital camera boasts its highest resolution yet – 40-megapixel – with a matching sky-high price: RM38,400. ...

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as smart retail, having already invested in more than 800 companies. ...
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EDUCATION

Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has charged the newly inaugurated commissioners into the State Executive Council, to be accountable to the people and not answerable to any godfather, groups. The post Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather appeared first on TODAY. ...

Ogun governor, APC leaders advocate intra-party unity

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state have called for unity within the party, saying only a united party would aid the development efforts of the current administration. The post Ogun governor, APC leaders advocate intra-party unity appeared first on TODAY. ...

PDP: Federal government’s hike in electricity tariff against interest of Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected what it called “the over 200 per cent” increase in electricity tariff announced by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration, describing it as draconian and completely against the interest and wellbeing of Nigerians. The post PDP: Federal government’s hike in electricity tariff against interest of Nigerians appeared first on TODAY. ...

PDP advises federal government against hike in electricity tariff

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Federal Government against increasing electricity tariff. The post PDP advises federal government against hike in electricity tariff appeared first on TODAY. ...

HEALTH

Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has charged the newly inaugurated commissioners into the State Executive Council, to be accountable to the people and not answerable to any godfather, groups. The post Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather appeared first on TODAY. ...

PDP members defect to APC in Ondo

The fold of the All Progressives Congress (APC) swelled at the weekend as hundreds of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts joined the ruling party at Ondo West local government area. The post PDP members defect to APC in Ondo appeared first on TODAY. ...

2020: Expect democratic dividends – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that contrary to false alarm from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the federal government has laid landmines next year, they will reap more dividends of democracy next year. The post 2020: Expect democratic dividends – APC appeared first on TODAY. ...

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