Nigeria News

Scope for 5G Utilisation👍 Exists in Zim, ITU

Zimbabwe has great infrastructure that could benefit immensely from the adoption of new technologies such as 5G whose commercial roll out was imminent, ITU Telecommunication Standardisation Bureau director Dr Chaesub Lee.

5G or fifth generation is the latest generation of cellular mobile communications.

He said while addressing journalists here yesterday …

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Warrant📜 of Arrest⛓ For Mwonzora

MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has been issued with a warrant of arrest after he failed to appear for trial in a case in which he is facing charges of negligent driving.

His trial was expected to start last Thursday but he failed to turn up in court resulting in him …

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APC’s El-Rufai Wins🙌 Kaduna Governorship Poll

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has been declared the winner of the state’s governorship election.

El-Rufai, a candidate of the All Progressives Congres, polled total votes of 1,045,427 while his closest rival Isa Ashiru of the People’s Democratic Party garnered of 814,168 votes.

The difference …

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Voters Apathy, Reason I Lost Lagos Election,🗣 Says Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded Lagos State governorship election, says he lost the election due to low turnout of voters.

Agbaje, in an interview with The Punch newspaper after he lost the election to Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress with …

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Pope Appoints👍 Archbishop Kaigama as Bishop of Abuja

His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed His Grace, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama as the Archbishop of Abuja.

Pope Francis, who was represented by Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, His Grace, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, made the announcement during the opening ceremony of the first plenary meeting of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference …

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CCT Orders Day-to-Day📜 Proceedings in Onnoghen’s Trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal ( CCT ) has ordered that proceedings in the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen should now be conducted on an day-to-day basis.

Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, in a bench ruling, on Monday, relied on the provision of Section 296(3 …

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INEC to Conduct Re-Run🔄 Election in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared as “inconclusive”, outcome of the governorship election in Bauchi state and will therefore conduct a re-run within 21 days.

Prof. Mohammed Kyari, Returning Officer who made the declaration on Monday said that apart from the cancellation of the result from entire Tafawa …

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PDP Reacts💬 to Sanwo-Olu’s Win🙌 Over Agbaje

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday congratulated Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu for emerging winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state.

The State Returning Officer, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, while announcing the results, said the APC candidate polled 739,445 votes to defeat his …

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Udom Emmanuel Wins👍 Akwa Ibom Governorship Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State.

By this, the candidate of the party, Udom Emmanuel, who is the incumbent governor has successfully actualised his second term ambition.

The governor polled 519,712 votes to emerged victorious. He was trailed by Nsima Ekere …

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Oyo APC Petitions INEC, Wants Governor-Elect⛓ Arrested

As the final collation of results across the local governments was ongoing, the Oyo state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday, submitted a petition against the governor-elect and Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) candidate, Mr. Seyi Makinde, to the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The …

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INEC Declares📜 Winner of Nasarawa Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Engr. Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Nasarawa State.

Prof. Abdullahi Bala, Returning Officer for the election, announced Sule as governor-elect on Monday in Lafia after the collation of results from the 13 …

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