Edo Governorship Election: Osagie Ize-Iyamu congratulates Godwin Obaseki, concedes defeat

Incumbent Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki, was, on Sunday, returned to power in the governorship election that saw his victory over APC standard-bearer Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the national ruling All Progressive Change Party, APC, hours later conceded defeat and took to social media about 1.19 pm with the last Local government yet to […]

National News

BREAKING: INEC declares PDP’s Obaseki winner of Edo state governorship election after defeating APC’s Ize-Iyamu

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party has been declared winner of the Edo state governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Incumbent Governor Obaseki of PDP recorded more votes from the results of the 18 Local Governments, earning votes to beat runners-up and APC candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Obaseki was elected on APC’s […]

Education National News

Lagos State plans to shut down schools again if there is a spike in COVID-19 cases

The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, has disclosed that the state government will not hesitate to shut schools if there is a spike in COVID-19 cases after the reopening of schools. She made this known during a two-day training for school leaders and educators on the […]

National Politics

Edo 2020: Your political lives in danger if APC wins, Wike tells PDP leaders

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has described the governorship election in Edo State on Saturday as a fight for the destiny of the Niger Delta region. The governor spoke on Thursday during a meeting organised for leaders and elected representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party in Benin, the Edo State capital. Wike urged them […]


Election Rigging Allegation: Kogi Government writes US over Visa Ban

KGS/GO/ADM/25/II/XXX 16 September 2020 The Ambassador Of The United States of America Embassy of The United States of America 1075 Diplomatic Drive Central Business District Abuja, NIGERIA Your Excellency, RE: VISA RESTRICTIONS ON INDIVIDUALS AND INCLUSION OF THE 2019 KOGI STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS IN US STATE DEPARTMENT LIST OF ALLEGEDLY COMPROMISED ELECTIONS – A LETTER […]


Edo 2020 Governorship: Tinubu explains why Obaseki does not deserve a single vote

All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, says Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State does not deserve a single vote in Saturday’s election. He, therefore, called on Edo State voters to reject Obaseki who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party. Tinubu said this in a sponsored broadcast on TVC on Tuesday. The former governor […]


Edo 2020 Governorship: Obaseki reacts to Tinubu’s ‘reject him’ viral campaign

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Edo State Election, Godwin Obaseki, has faulted claims made by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in a televised broadcast on Tuesday. Obaseki said this in a press statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe […]


Emulates Total’s Support for Basketball, Sports Minister Tasks Companies & Philanthropists after 150m sponsorship deal

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the youth. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday during the signing of the Memorandum of understanding between the Nigeria Basketball Federation and Total E&P Nigeria Ltd, Mr. Dare […]


US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Responsible for Undermining the Democratic Process – Press Release

MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian democracy. We commend all those Nigerians who participated in elections throughout 2019 and have worked to strengthen Nigerian democratic institutions and processes. We remain committed to working together to advance democracy and respect for human rights and achieve greater peace and prosperity […]

Other Sports

Nilayo Sports Management Limited appointed official consultants for 2020 Kaduna Marathon race

Nilayo Sports Management Limited (NSML), Nigeria’s leading sports marketing agency has been appointed as official consultants for the Kaduna Marathon. Mr Jimi Lawal, the Chairman of the Marathon steering committee while announcing during the stakeholders meeting on Saturday said: “We have engaged NSML, an organisation who has organised marathons and road races of international repute.” […]