Category: Nigeria

APC Wins Kwara by-election – THISDAYLIVE

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Raheem Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency by-election held across the…

11 Die in Ogun as Boat Capsizes

Femi Ogbonnikan In Abeokuta No fewer than 11 persons have lost their lives as a boat conveying 29 passengers capsized on Tafa River, Maun in…

Kwara by-election Peaceful, Says REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Garba Madami, has described the Ekiti/Isin/Oke-Ero and Irepodun federal constituency bye-election as peaceful. Madami said this on Saturday…

Katsina By-election Holds Amidst Tight Security

The Independent National Electoral Commission( INEC )has commenced the by-election into the Kankiya/Kusada/Ingawa federal constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the election kicked…

FG Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

Abdulrahman Dambazau By Kumi Tyessi in Abuja The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, November 20, a public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. The…

Boko Haram Abducts 10 Women in Borno

Boko Haram Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri Suspected Boko Haram members have reportedly abducted 10 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from farms in the outskirts of Maiduguri,…

Amaechi: Atiku Not a Match for Buhari

Says PDP not an option for Nigerians in 2019  Main opposition party asks president to name his achievements in North-west Onyebuchi Ezigbo, Shola Oyeyipo and…

FG to End Open Defecation by 2025

Suleiman Adamu Olawale Ajimotokan and Udora Orizu in Abuja The federal government has disclosed its intention to purge the habit of open defecation that is…

20% IDPs Need Mental Healthcare, Says WHO

Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments of Nigeria and Spain have collaborated towards bringing treatment to persons with mental illness…

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