The All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) may join the list of proscribed political parties in the country if it fails to satisfactorily explain to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), why it is flouting the 1999 Constitution. LEADERSHIP gathered that INEC was threatening to withdraw the political party’s registration certificate over a technical matter concerning change in party constitution as enshrined in the Nigerian Constitution. In a letter dated January 28, 2013 signed by the INEC’s acting secretary and addressed to the ANPP National Chairman, Ogbonaya Onu,...
Unknown gunmen yesterday in Bayelsa State abducted the mother of the Leader of the state House of Assembly, Hon Peter Akpe. The latest kidnap is coming few days after gunmen abducted the parents of the Chairman of the Ogbia Local Government Area of the state.
A 26-year-old, Seun Bankole, was on Wednesday remanded in prison custody by an Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court for murder. The Prosecutor, Insp
An Oyo State High Court has sentenced the Provost of the Federal Cooperative College, Eleiyele, Ibadan, Adekanye Komolafe, and Bursar of the college, Ruth Aweto to four years imprisonment without option of fine, Premium Times reports In his three-hour judgment delivered in Ibadan yesterday, Justice Mashood Abass, held that the two principal officers of the college were guilty over involvement in abuse of office and misappropriation of funds put in their care. The judge also found the duo guilty of four out of the eight –count charge preferred against them in a suit by the..
With the spate of bombings and terrorists attacks ravishing the northern parts of the country, it is no surprise that a study released yesterday by MasterCard has ranked Kano, Abidjan and Khartoum respectively as cities with the least growth potentials over the next five years in Africa out of 19 cities surveyed. Lagos and Abuja came 13th and 14th on the index. Accra, Lusaka and Luanda, the capital cities of Ghana, Zambia and Angola respectively, were identified as the Sub-Saharan African cities that have the highest potential for growth according to the MasterCard African Cities...
MTNFootball.com has specially gathered that striker Ikechukwu Uche will start for Nigeria on Tuesday as they go for goals against Ethiopia. Nigeria are tied on two points apiece with Zambia, while Burkina Faso are the surprise leaders on four points. Ethiopia have a point.
Seventeen ships are waiting to discharge rice, bulk wheat and petroleum products at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said. NPA said in its ``Shipping Position'’ made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos, that three of the ships would discharge rice while two would discharge bulk wheat. The document reported that 12 ships would discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals in the ports
Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia, said he has no plan to print and paste posters of any presidential aspirant, because the 2015 presidential election is still far from now This is contained in a press statement made available to newsmen in Umuahia on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ugochukwu Emezue. Orji said that some of his political opponents were in the fore front of peddling the rumour in order to over hit the polity.
Super Eagles Head Coach Stephen Keshi wants his wards focused and fully concentrated in tomorrow’s game against Ethiopia.
Algerian coach Vahid Halilhodzic has no explanations. Although the Foxes came into the Africa Cup of Nations highly rated, they failed to score in Saturday’s match against Togo, losing 2-0, and saw themselves eliminated. “Well, what can I say?
Togo’s 2-0 victory over Algeria was another sign that the team had come together following a recent turbulent history with the Africa Cup of Nations, striker Emmanuel Adebayor said. Adebayor was on target in Rustenburg on Saturday as Togo’s campaign got back on track after they suffered a late 2-1 defeat in their opener against group D leaders Ivory Coast. The Tottenham striker said that the first match had already shown that the team is intact