Posted on Fri 15 Mar 2019, 12:19 PM

The officials of the The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has commenced the demolition of marked buildings on Freeman Street in Ita Faji area of Lagos Island two days after a three storey building collapsed on Massey street.

The building caved in on March 13, killing about 9 people including pupils of the school located at the top floor and about 50 people rescued.



Posted on Fri 15 Mar 2019, 11:22 AM

Chief Salis Owolabi, the Lagos state governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) has insisted that the result of the election that produced Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the governor elect was unacceptable to him and  vowed the challenge it in court.

According to Punch, his position was contained in a statement made available on Wednesday in Lagos.

He said, “I will not and I am not accepting the result of the governorship election because it was fraud against the people of Lagos State.

Posted on Sun 10 Mar 2019, 01:54 PM

Nollywood Actor/politician, Desmond Elliot has been re-elected in the Surulere constituency 1 House of Assembly Election under the All Progressive Congress APC.

He had a total number of 15,357 votes while the People Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Mr Benjamin Olasunkanmi came second with 3,628 votes

 Alliance for Democracy (AD) candidate, Shitta-Bey Oluwarotimi came third with 116 votes. Dawodu Oluwaseyi of Accord Party came fourth with 65 votes while Makanjuola Olaseni of YP came fifth with 59 votes.  

Posted on Sun 10 Mar 2019, 01:10 PM

From the House of Assembly results released in Anambra State for the 30 state constituencies, the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA won 24 seats while the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP won six.

The constituencies won by APGA were; Anaocha II, Awka North, Awka South I, Awka South II, Dunukofia, Idemmili North, Idemmili South, Njikoka I and Njikoka II. Anambra North, Anambra West, Anambra East, Oyi, Onitsha North II, Onitsha South I, Onitsha South II, Ayamelum, Aguata I, Aguata II, Ihiala I, Ihiala II, Nnewi North, Nnewi South I, Orumba North and Orumba South.

Posted on Sun 10 Mar 2019, 12:25 PM

Results of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kano trickling in have indicated that the APC governorship candidate, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has won three of the four LGAs so far announced.

The four local governments whose results have been announced are Albasu, Bebeji, Bunkure and Karaye.

Announcing the governorship election results, the Returning Officer for Albasu local government, Prof. Mustapha Hassan-Bichi, said that the APC candidate and incumbent governor, Ganduje, won the election in the area.

Posted on Sun 10 Mar 2019, 12:11 PM

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared candidates of All Progressives Congress winners of the two house of assembly constituencies in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the results were declared at the INEC Collation Centre in Festac Town.

The Returning Officer, Prof. Timothy Nubi from the University of Lagos, said that Alli-Macaulay Mojisola emerged winner for Constituency 1 with 7,407 votes, defeating Dipo Olorunrinu of the Peoples Democratic Party who scored 7,129 votes.

Posted on Wed 23 Jan 2019, 01:29 PM

Serena Williams’s bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was brought to a halt in sensational style at the Australian Open Wednesday by Karolina Pliskova, but fellow former champion Novak Djokovic cruised into the semi-finals.

The American great had beaten world number one Simona Halep in the fourth round but folded against the tall Czech seventh seed, who saved four match points before winning 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 under the hot Melbourne sun.

Posted on Mon 21 Jan 2019, 08:40 AM

The working committee of the All Progressive Congress APC has said they will consider the recommendation by the Imo APC Caretaker Committee to suspend Governor Rochas Okorocha.

Okorocha who is the senatorial candidate for APC for Imo west has insisted on supporting his son in law Uche Nwosu, the governorship candidate of Action Alliance AA against Senator Hope Uzodinma. The APC governorship candidate.

According to punch, the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu responding to an inquiry on the recommendation on Sundaysaid:

Posted on Fri 18 Jan 2019, 01:13 PM

The 9-man disciplinary committee of the Imo State All Progressive Congress, APC has recommended the dismissal of Governor Rochas Okorocha from the party for engaginmg in anti-party activities.

According to Vanguard, the Governor could not appear before the committee and also failed to give any reason for his absence

Posted on Fri 18 Jan 2019, 12:21 PM

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week.

The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State.

Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise.

NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for 2019 all Computer Based Test on January 10 and it would close on February 21.


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