Again, UK parliament blocks May’s Brexit deal

Again, UK parliament blocks May’s Brexit deal

With the clock counting down to Britain’s scheduled departure from the European Union, UK legislators have voted down embattled Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit deal for a second time this year. A second so-called “meaningful vote” on Tuesday ended with another heavy defeat for the prime minister, with 391 MPs voting against and 242 supporting the deal. The last time May put the agreement to parliament, in January, she again suffered a major defeat as the deal agreed with the…

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Real Madrid reappoints Zidane as coach after sacking Solari

Real Madrid reappoints Zidane as coach after sacking Solari

Former France midfielder and captain Zinedine Zidane has been reappointed as coach at Real Madrid, after the Spanish La Liga side sacked Santiago Solari on Monday. Zidane won an unprecedented three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles with the Spanish giants before resigning in May last year. Julen Lopetegui who replaced him was sacked in October, with Solari his replacement lasting just over four months in charge. Read Also: Vinicius Jr’s shin injury heaps more pain on…

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INEC fixes 23rd March for supplementary elections

INEC fixes 23rd March for supplementary elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 23rd March, 2019 for supplementary elections in states where elections were declared inconclusive. INEC announced the date in a press statement signed by the National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye. INEC noted that it acted in compliance within the ambit of the Electoral Act. Okoye also noted that in the case of Bauchi state, an investigation team has been set up to…

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Assembly Polls: Protest rocks Ondo INEC office over alleged rigging, Over voting

Assembly Polls: Protest rocks Ondo INEC office over alleged rigging, Over voting

…… PDP, ADC, AAC & ANRP leaders demand fresh election in Ondo West & Ondo East Constituencies . HUNDREDS of protesters who are registered voters from Ondo West and Ondo East local government areas of the State, today barricaded the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for several hours to demand cancellation of the results of the March 9, 2019 State House of Assembly polls.  The protesters- led by Chief Segun Adegoke and the…

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Drowned corps member, Okanlawon buried in Akure

Drowned corps member, Okanlawon buried in Akure

Okanlawon Ibrahim Olalekan, a corps member who died in a boat mishap after the state House of Assembly election in Ondo state on Saturday, was on Monday given a state burial in Akure, the state capital according to Islamic rites. His body was withdrew from the State specialist hospital where it was deposited after the unfortunate incident. Wrapped with national and the NYSC flags, the remains of the late Ibrahim were taken in a convoy…

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Assembly poll: Akeredolu thanks Ondo state people+ full speech

Assembly poll: Akeredolu thanks Ondo state people+ full speech

Always visit detective.com.ng for news updates BEING A SPECIAL ADDRESS OF THE GOVERNOR OF ONDO STATE, ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU, SAN, TO THE PEOPLE OF ONDO STATE ON THE JUST CONCLUDED MARCH 9TH HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS. My good people of Ondo State, I thank you most profoundly for your peaceful and very commendable conduct during last Saturday’s House of Assembly elections. You have shown the true character and value of our State as a…

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AAUA: 23 Physically Challenged Students Get N1.1m Scholarship

AAUA: 23 Physically Challenged Students Get N1.1m Scholarship

As a show of commitment to making sure that no student drops out of school on account of financial constraint, the Management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, has awarded scholarships to the tune of One Million, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira to 23 students. The scholarship scheme was part of various supports being given to students by the Students’ Support Centre of the University. The scholarships were given to the physically-challenged students with…

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INEC declares PDP winner of Ondo South Senatorial Poll

INEC declares PDP winner of Ondo South Senatorial Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally declared the Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) Nicholas Tofowomo as the winner of Ondo South Senatorial Election. Tofowomo was declared winner of the election after scoring 81, 892 votes to defeat his closest rival, the incumbent Senator, Yele Omogunwa of the ruling APC who polled 55, 610 votes. The result was announced by INEC Returning Officer for the district, Prof Kayode Onifade…

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Guber poll: APC leading in Kebbi

Guber poll: APC leading in Kebbi

According to the results released by the Collation Officers for the Kebbi governorship and state house of assembly election at the INEC Collation centre in Birinin Kebbi. 19 out of the 21 local government that was announced the results indicates that APC is leading. in Aliero local government APC scored : 21,923 while Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored :3,479 votes in Kalgo local government, APC scored : 21,899 and PDP scored :805 votes in Ngaski…

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Ethiopian Airline plane crash claims 157 lives

Ethiopian Airline plane crash claims 157 lives

All the 157 persons on board an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday morning are dead. There were 147 passengers and eight crew members on board the airline. The BBC reeports that officials have retrieved the wreckage of the plane and confirmed the deaths. The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 plane on a routine flight to Nairobi, Kenya from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, crashed shortly after take off. The Ethiopian Prime Minister was the first to…

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Man City four points clear of EPL table+Sports highlights

Man City four points clear of EPL table+Sports highlights

SPORTS NEWS Southampton secured a 2-1 comeback victory over Tottenham at the St Mary’s stadium to go two points above the relegation zone which put them in 16th position. Tottenham have now lost three consecutive away Premier League games for the first time this season and they are on the verge to be drawn into the race for top-four. Harry Kane scored the 200th goal of his career (club and country) but that wasn’t enough…

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Desmond Elliot wins Surulere l Lagos State Assembly poll

Desmond Elliot wins Surulere l Lagos State Assembly poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives  Congress (APC), as winner of the Surulere1 state Constituency election in Lagos State. The State Constituency Returning Officer, Dr Bolajoko Dixon-Ogbechi from the University of Lagos, made the declaration on Sunday, at the Surulere Local Government Collation Centre in Lagos. She said tnat Elliot emerged winner with 15,357 votes, while  Mr Benjamin Olasunkanmi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic…

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Poll: Two dead, vehicles destroyed in Ondo

Poll: Two dead, vehicles destroyed in Ondo

Two persons have been shot dead after a violence erupted during the Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Ondo state. The Politico reports that the incident happened at Oba-Akoko in Akoko South West local government area of the State. Though the members of the political parties involved in the violence were not known as at the time of filing this report but it was gathered that the violence erupted when some armed thugs were attempting…

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Premier League results for Week 30 (Saturday), 2018/2019 EPL scoresPublished on March 9, 2019

Premier League results for Week 30 (Saturday), 2018/2019 EPL scoresPublished on March 9, 2019

Latest Premier League results for Week 30 (Saturday), 2018/2019 EPL scoresPublished on March 9, 2019 The Premier League enters Week 30 this weekend. Crystal Palace host Brighton, Tottenham Hotspur travel to Southampton and Leicester City clash with Fulham. Champions Manchester City will try to open a four-point gap at the top, when they welcome Watford to the Etihad. Cardiff City take on West Ham and Bournemouth travel to Huddersfield. Saturday, March 9FT: Crystal Palace 1…

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Political violence: Ondo govt restricts movement in Oba-Akoko

Political violence: Ondo govt restricts movement in Oba-Akoko

In view of the massive distruption of the electoral process in Oba Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government , leading to indiscriminate and criminal shooting, wanton destruction of ballot boxes, properties, vehicles, homes and the general peace of citizens and Oba Akoko, the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has ordered a total proscription of all human and vehicular movement in the town. All citizens and commuters through Oba Akoko are to stay…

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For International Women’s Day, here are 7 of history’s greatest women-led protests

Women mark International Women’s Day in Istanbul in March 2017. (Emrah Gurel/AP)By Gillian BrockellMarch 8 at 5:00 AM International Women’s Day has been around for more than a century, but it has picked up steam in recent years, thanks to its preeminent hashtagability. What started as socialist demonstrations has now evolved into an official holiday in more than two dozen countries, a United Nations day for women’s rights and world peace, and, well, a marketing opportunity for Barbie dolls, cosmetics and beer (because…

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2019 Election: Niger Students Debunk Endorsing Governor Sani Bello’s Re-Election Bid

2019 Election: Niger Students Debunk Endorsing Governor Sani Bello’s Re-Election Bid

Niger State Concerned Students (NISCS) has distanced itself from the purported endorsement of the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello’s re-election bid. The union made this known in a statement signed by its Chairman, Comrade comrade Moh’d Yusuf. The group maintained that as the constituted umbrella for all Niger State students saddled with the responsibilities of advocacy and engagements on students matters and affairs with members within Nigeria and the diaspora, the leaders would not…

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Ash Wednesday: Cleric urges Nigerians to renew relationship with God

Ash Wednesday: Cleric urges Nigerians to renew relationship with God

As Christians observed Ash Wednesday, Nigerian have been urged to to reneww their relationship with God. The parish priest of sacred heart Catholic Cathedral, Akure, Reverend Father Stephen Omokoba gave the advice at a special mass to celebrate the day It’s a solemn assembly at the church as parishioners converged for a service to mark the ash Wednesday a tradition in the christiandom Making the sign of the cross on their foreheads by the priest…

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Man U send PSG out of Champions League with 3-1 defeat

Man U send PSG out of Champions League with 3-1 defeat

Manchester United silence Paris Saint-Germain and dump the French side out of the Champions League thanks to a 3-1 come back win in France. The encounter ended 3-3 on aggregate after United already lost 2-0 from the first leg at Old Trafford but they eventually qualified on away goal rule. Romelu Lukaku scored twice in the opening 20 minutes capitalizing on defensive errors on both occasions to give United a 2-1 lead into the break….

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Ajax send Real Madrid out of Champions League

Ajax send Real Madrid out of Champions League

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: For the first time since May 2015, Real Madrid are out of the Champions League; it was Ajax which put the Spanish team to the sword. For the first time since May 2015 – a run stretching 46 months – Real Madrid is out of the Champions League. Not since the semifinal against Juventus four seasons ago has Real tasted the bitterness of elimination from Europe’s premier club competition. This time, on an…

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