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government sacks Paris’s Police chief, threatens to ban ‘yellow vest’ protests

French government sacks Paris’s Police chief, threatens to ban ‘yellow vest’ protests • 19/03/2019 – France’s prime minister has said Paris’s police chief has been sacked in response to the latest “gilets jaunes” (yellow vest) protest that transformed the capital into chaos with scenes of rioting and looting on Saturday. With pressure mounting, France’s Prime Minister Edouard […]

6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF

6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF By Benedict Sunday The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of […]

Cancelcellation of supplementary election

INEC Cancel Supplement Election In Bauchi, To Complete The Process In Rivers. ……………………………… The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi state saying it has approved the resumption, conclusion and announcement of the result of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government in relation to the Governorship election. This was […]

Imo people celebrated Okorocha’s ouster, not Ihedioha’s victory — Oshiomhole aide

Comrade Simon Ebegbulem is the Chief Press Secretary to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. In this interview, Ebegbulem says the results of the general elections have put to rest the pyrrhic popularity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha […]

I came here to count ballot papers, not to count money, Igini tells politicians

The 2019 general elections in the country may have come and gone except in some states where the exercise was declared inconclusive. However, the elections were not conducted without casualties and heroes. ADVERTISING While some politicians who had planned to compromise the system may be nursing the injuries sustained during the process, those who were […]

9th National Assembly: APC, lawmakers may clash over leadership zoning

S’West, S’South senators eye position of deputy president N’East reps want Speaker’s slot, party considers South-West Buhari won’t interfere –Presidency Sunday Aborisade, John Alechenu, Leke Baiyewu and Chidiebube Okeoma The ruling All Progressives Congress may be facing a palpable dilemma over the zoning of leadership positions in the 9th National Assembly. Findings by Saturday PUNCH […]

I Go Dye congratulates Okowa

Popular stand-up comedian, Francis Agoda, aka I Go Dye, may not be a politician but over time he has spoken about political issues. Following the re-election of the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, for a second term in office, the comedian has appealed to politicians in the state to work with the leader to move […]

EU to slap Google with fresh fine

The EU’s anti-trust regulator is to slap tech giant Google with a new fine over unfair competition practices, sources told AFP on Friday. Brussels has targeted the Silicon Valley firm’s AdSense advertising service, saying it restricts some client websites from displaying ads from third parties. The decision in the long-running case, first reported by the […]

World Bank closes nominations for president

Okonjo-Iweala’s name missing ’Femi Asu The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, on Thursday, announced the closing of the period for submitting nominations for the position of the next president of the bank. The board said in a statement that it received one nomination – David Malpass, a US national and Under Secretary for International […]

Fani-Kayode mocks Okorocha

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, told Governor Rochas Okorocha to stop complaining over the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Imo state which his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, of the Action Alliance (AA) lost to Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Fani-Kayode was reacting to a 24-second video clip culled from […]

Ask These Five Questions Instead of “How Are You?” Mar 12, 2019 4:50 AM A guide to effective small talk and connecting with strangers

And terrible conversation starters. That’s what Gary Burnison, the CEO of the global consulting firm Korn Ferry and author of the new book Lose the Resume, Land the Job, reminded everyone when he explained what not to ask when meeting new people. Instead, do the following: Ask a lot of questions. “People spend most of their time during conversations talking […]

DK09*: *UCL🏆: Magnificent Messi💫 Drives Barcelona 📹*

Www.betpawa.ngBarcelona booked a Champions League quarter-final place with a 5-1 home win against Lyon secured thanks to Lionel Messi’s inspirational performance, triumphing on aggregate by the same scoreline. After last month’s goalless first leg, Messi opened the scoring at Camp Nou from the penalty spot, with Philippe Coutinho adding a second prior to half-time in […]

Breaking: Police arrest Kano deputy governor, commissioner. Author: Adeola Opeyemi.

Kano state deputy governor, Nasiru Gawuna, and the state’s commissioner for local governments, Murtala Sule Garo, have been arrested by the men of the Nigeria Police Force. The men were allegedly arrested for attempting to disrupt the collation of result at Nasarawa local government area of the state. The chairman of Nasarawa local government, Alhaji […]

Former reps member arraigned for alleged electoral violence

March 13, 2019 Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State police command on Tuesday arraigned a former member of the House of representatives,Uche Onyeaguocha, for offences bordering on electoral violence during the collation of the result for the Imo State governorship election on Sunday. Onyeaguocha was arraigned alongside Paschal Onwukaike, Steve Asimobi and Oliver Enwerenem. They […]

Wike vs Amaechi: Opposition parties react to suspended election in Rivers

Opposition parties in Rivers State have lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for suspending the electoral process in the state. The Governorship Candidates of the parties, including Action Democratic Congress (ADC), Labour Party (LP) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) made the commendation on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Rivers guber: Why we ‘suspended election’ – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has given insight into why the electoral process in Rivers State was suspended. INEC had declared the election in the state inconclusive after suspending the collation of results for Saturday’s governorship and State Assembly elections due to electoral malpractice in the state. However, INEC explained that the electoral process […]

Zinedine Zidane is unveiled as new Real Madrid manager on Monday

Real Madrid’s returning manager Zinedine Zidane had barely got comfortable during his unveiling on Monday before the topic turned to Cristiano Ronaldo . The Spanish giants have reappointed the Frenchman as coach on a three-year deal following the sacking of Santiago Solari, after the European champions’ season collapsed inside a week. Zidane won an unprecedented […]