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143 candidates know fate in 11 states today

Only 16 women in contest for 15 legislative seats INEC, police warn riggers to steer clear By Clifford Ndujihe,Politics Editor   AFTER two postponements, occasioned by the COVID-19  pandemic and #EndSARS protests, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will conduct 15 pending bye-elections – six senatorial and nine state houses of assembly seats in 11 states, today.
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Wizkid to headline Livespot concert December, Yemi Alade, Darey, Simi to perform

By Ayo Onikoyi Livespot X, the entertainment extension of the creative collective, Livespot360, has teamed up with Nigeria’s biggest artists for a limited live concert, titled Livespot X-Clusive. The star-studded event, according to the organisers, will be held in Lagos on December 19 and 20, 2020. There will also be a virtual edition on Livespot
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Between Gov Inuwa Yahaya and Gombe Chief Judge

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has continued to ignore the voice of reason(s) that he should do the needful and swear-in Justice Beatrice Iliya as the Chief judge of the state. The issue of who becomes Gombe Chief judge has been settled by the established norms and seniority until recently when Governor Inuwa tried to circumvent the process.

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Serie A, La Liga continue this weekend

As Serie A and La Liga continue this week, SuperSport promises GOtv subscribers to live coverage of all matches. On Saturday, Serie A action gets underway with Juventus meeting Torino. Juventus will host Torino at Allianz Stadium for the Serie A meeting. Looking over their previous clashes, Torino has remained defeated while Juventus is seen
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Why is Wike denying his Igbo roots?

  Ngwa, Ikwerre offsprings of same father; they are Igbos Amaechi, Okonjo-Iweala good 2023 Presidential hopefuls In these trying moments when our own son, Nnamdi Kanu, has taken negative steps to bring us to public scorn, our brother, Wike, must not help our detractors consummate their agenda. As former local government chairman, Chief of Staff
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First Lady urges strategic partnership to end GBV

First Lady Aisha Buhari has called for a strategic partnership to end the raising cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) against women and girls in Nigeria. She made the call on Friday at a Seminar to mark the 2020 United Nations UN Women’s campaign for 16 days of activism against GBV in Abuja. The News Agency
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NSCDC Cooperative Society disburses benefits to retired members in Lagos

By Jacob Ajom The high point of the 2nd AGM of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) Lagos Multipurpose Cooperative Society which held Thursday, December 3 at its secretariat in Alausa, was the disbursement of monetary settlement to five retired members of the society. Four beneficiaries received N416,000 each from the society, a
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US House of Representatives votes to legalize marijuana

The US House of Representatives on Friday passed a sweeping reform bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and expunge many non-violent criminal records. Advocates say it is a key step towards ending failed drug policies, which increasingly are seen as having disproportionately negatively affected minority groups and lower income earners. The bill,
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WHO official urges health journalists to obey COVID-19 protocols

Ms Charity Warigon, a Media and Communication Specialist with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Nigeria office, has advised journalists covering the health beat to ensure they adhered with all COVID-19 protocols. Warigon, who gave the advice at a 3-day Annual Health Conference of ANHEJ on “COVID-19 Reportage Assessment’’ at Goshen City, Nasarawa State, however, commended
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