INEC Cancels Anambra PDP Congress

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled the state congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. According to a document signed by the Anambra State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. (Pastor) C.E. Onukuagu, INEC said there were conflicting legal pronouncements against the congress. Onukuagu also said that congresses did not hold […]

Police apologise to Soludo over gun running

The Anambra State Police Command has described as misrepresentation of a media report allegedly associating a campaign vehicle belonging to Professor Chukwuma Soludo with a gunrunning matter in the state. Briefing the press yesterday at the police Headquarters in Awka, the state capital, Commissioner of police in the state, Philemon Leha said the confusion over […]

Breaking News: Nigerian arrested at Schiphol with $250,000 in cash

A 49-year-old Nigerian man has been arrested at Schiphol airport on suspicion of money laundering after customs officials found $248,300 in cash in his hand luggage. A Dutch online news agency, Dutchnews reported Friday. The Identity of this person is yet to be made public as at press time. However a Security source at Schipol […]

World Cup vote to go ahead as planned

FIFA will press ahead with votes to decide the hosts of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups on December 2 as planned, despite allegations of corruption and collusion that have dogged the process. FIFA President Sepp Blatter said on Friday a delay had never been an option, adding the decision would be taken with only […]

South African prisoners to be offered circumcision

Prisoners in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province are to be circumcised to fight the spread of HIV in jail, the region’s health minister has said. Sibongiseni Dhlomo said 148 prisoners had already been circumcised. Officials in KwaZulu-Natal, which has one of the highest HIV infection rates in South Africa, told the BBC it would not be […]


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