Tuberculosis Day: Ondo Govt Provides free Screening for Residents

Tuberculosis Day: Ondo Govt Provides free Screening for Residents

By: Ade Adeleke As part of strategy to reduce incidences of Tuberculosis in the State, the Ondo State Government has commemorated the 2019 World Tuberculosis Day by embarking on Road Walk and conducting free screening. Stakeholders took off for the Road Walk from the Ondo State Cultural Center Adegbemile through Oja Oba to Oba Ademuagun hall (formerly Akure City Hall) almist funfair to sensitise residents on tuberculosis and also distributed educative fliers on TB. In…

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Breaking: Go Ahead with announcement of Bauchi polls Result -Court orders INEC

Breaking: Go Ahead with announcement of Bauchi polls Result -Court orders INEC

By: Ade Adeleke The Federal High Court in Abuja, today gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, directive to proceed with the collation and announcing of result of the governorship election that held in Bauchi State on March 9. The court, in a judgment that was delivered by Justice Iyang Ekwo, dismissed the suit the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar, who is the incumbent Governor of the state, lodged to stop…

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Mrs Akeredolu hosts Ondo Birth Registration Summit tomorrow

Mrs Akeredolu hosts Ondo Birth Registration Summit tomorrow

By: Ade Adeleke In furtherance of her commitment to improving primary health care, enhanced birth registration and support to the administration of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, the First Lady of Ondo State, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu will, on Tuesday 26th March, 2019, hold a stakeholders meeting on birth registration with strategic stakeholders in the state and beyond. This is aimed at charting a new course for birth registration programme in Ondo State and Nigeria at…

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Opinion: Unpatriotic Judicial Witch Hunt Of Patriotic Nigerians

Opinion: Unpatriotic Judicial Witch Hunt Of Patriotic Nigerians

By: Femi Adeniyi Law courts are globally presumed to be temples of justice where impartial judgements are dispensed. The least that could ever be expected from any government is to deliberately resort to using the instrumentality of law to discredit and blackmail perceived political opponents, as well as dissenting voices. News broke out early this year that Justice Walter, who has now been suspended as the Chief Justice of the Federation failed to declare his…

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Kano Gov Polls: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, inefficiency of Police

Kano Gov Polls: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, inefficiency of Police

By: Ade Adeleke The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has condemned in totality the open display of lawlessness and rascality involving indiscriminately massive deployment of hoodlums in the conduct of supplementary gubernatorial elections with resultant sabotage of electoral process and loss of lives in Kano state. “While an election constitutes a formal citizenry decision-making process by which a population chooses a credible individual to hold public office, we find it disturbing that citizens’ choices…

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NPFL match: Enyimba’s Elephants suffer Sunshine Stars

NPFL match: Enyimba’s Elephants suffer Sunshine Stars

By: Ade Adeleke Israel Abia’s debut goal was not enough as a spirited Sunshine Stars side lost 2-1 to the People’s Elephants in an exhilarating Nigeria Professional Football League, (NPFL) week 12 game at the Enyimba Stadium, Aba on Sunday. Dare Olatunji’s goal gave Enyimba a halftime lead before Ifeanyi Anaemena doubled the advantage through a disputed penalty in the second half, while a well worked out Sunshine Stars’ chance finished off expertly by Abia…

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Markets shut, Tension in Kano as PDP candidate rejects gov results

Markets shut, Tension in Kano as PDP candidate rejects gov results

By: Ade Adeleke There was palpable tension in the bustling city of Kano yesterday, as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced Governor Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the governorship election which was concluded on Saturday. He polled 1,033,695 votes to beat his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP opponent, Alhaji Abba Kabir-Yusuf, who got 1,024,713 votes. Amid complaints of manipulation, violence and calls by the PDP on INEC to cancel the…

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Atiku congratulates Tambuwal, Ortom, others

Atiku congratulates Tambuwal, Ortom, others

By: Ade Adeleke Former Vice President and PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday congratulated Tambuwal on his victory in Sokoto. On his twitter handle @atiku, Atiku Abubakar said: “I congratulate His Excellency, Governor Tambuwal on his re-election and I assure the good people of Sokoto State that they have made the right decision that will see them continue on the path to peace, progress and prosperity.” Also, in a statement by Mr. Paul Ibe,…

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How Ortom, Lalong, Tambuwal battled to retain seats

How Ortom, Lalong, Tambuwal battled to retain seats

By: Ade Adeleke The Benue state governor Samuel Ortom won the election with a margin 89,318 votes. He went into the make-up poll with a lead of 81,554 votes having polled 410,576 votes at the March 9 election at which Jime scored 329,022 votes. However, the INEC declared that the lead margin of 81,554 in favour of the PDP candidate was less than 121,019 registered voters in the 204 polling units across the state where…

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