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A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognise the former Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, as an All Progressives Congress Senatorial candidate. The court ordered the electoral umpire to accept and publish Akpabio’s name as APC senatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom North/West senatorial district in 2023. In […]

All Premier League matches this weekend have been postponed as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, it was announced on Friday. The English top flight took the decision despite guidance from the British government that cancelling sporting events was not compulsory during a period of national mourning. “At a meeting […]

Former Nigerian Super Eagles goalkeeper and second most capped player with 101 Appearances Vincent Enyeama has thrown the Nigerian football league niche into a frenzy with his recent acknowledgment of his availability and zeal to return to active football in the Nigerian Professional Football League. The former captain who notably made a career in France […]

After a series of heated discussions, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has decided to extend its ongoing strike, The decision was taken after the National Executive Council meeting at the union’s headquarters at the University of Abuja on Monday morning. ASUU had declared the commencement of a strike on Monday, February 14, 2022, at […]

Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has made a case for urgent review of Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System. Barrister Inibehe, who made the call in an interview shortly after he was released from the Uyo Correctional facility yesterday, decried what he termed incarceration of  innocent persons in correctional centres across the country with so many of […]

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau billed to hold in September has been postponed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).   The teams will now use the September international window to engage in friendlies ahead of the mundial as the matches will […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced an extension of its ongoing more than five-month-old strike by another four weeks. The union made the announcement in a statement issued on Monday and signed by its National President, Emmanuel Osodeke, citing the failure of the Nigerian government to fulfill its promises and heed the call. Signed […]

Barely one month after the management of Government Primary School Aka 1, Uyo, was presented with 20 dual desks by a UK-based Akwa Ibom scholar and philanthropist, Mr. Innocent Udoidiong, similar gesture has been extended to St. Mary’s Practicing School, Ediene Abak, Abak Local Government Area. Mr. Udoidiong through his organisation, Innocent Udoidioing Foundation, donated […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Biodun Oyebanji, the winner of the Ekiti State governorship election. The Returning Officer for the election, Prof Kayode Adebowale, who is the Vice Chancellor, the University of Ibadan, announced the results. Adebowale said, “Oyebanji, having scored the highest number of votes […]

A presidential aspirant, Professor Pat Utomi, has stepped down for his co-contender, Mr Peter Obi, for the ticket of the Labour Party ahead of the forthcoming general elections. The political economist and management expert announced that he was stepping down for the former Anambra State governor on Monday at the party’s presidential primary in Asaba, […]


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