2.2m Voters Registered For Anambra November 18 Election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, said 2.158171 million registered voters would take part in the Nov.18 governorship election in Anambra. Mrs Bimbo Oladumjoye, Assistant Director, ICT Department INEC , Abuja made the disclosure during the official publication of Register of voters for the Nov.18 Anambra governorship election in Awka. She said out of the figure, 50.3 per cent were females while 49.6 percent were males. Oladumjoye further said that students were the highest number of registered voters constituting 48 per cent, adding that Idemili North Local Government…

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Anambra State Is In Utter Disrepair, We Must Fix It – Obaze

Anambra – We Must Seize the Moment Address By Mr. Oseloka Henry Obaze, PDP Gubernatorial Candidate on the occasion of the Flag Off of His 2017 Campaign At All Saints Cathedral Field Onitsha,  On Monday, 16th October, 2017 [Protocols] I thank all those gathered here for the flag off of our 2017 PDP gubernatorial campaign.  As family, friends, supporters of our party and our leaders, you have honoured God, Country and State in joining us today.  In doing so, you have shown you commitment to investing in Anambra’s future and…

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President Kim Jong-un Orders Completion Of North Korea’s ‘Hotel of Doom’

It could be yet another false dawn, but it appears that – after 30 years of gathering dust – North Korea’s so-called “Hotel of Doom” might be nearing completion. The imposing pyramid structure has loomed over the nation’s capital, Pyongyang, for three decades, but construction has stalled time and time again, leaving the building merely an expensive shell. However, new satellite images appear to show work has restarted on the 3,000-room, 105-storey establishment officially known as the Ryugyong Hotel, with cranes and building trucks milling around its base. There have…

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Spanglish: It’s All About Mixing Spanish And English When It Comes To Hit Songs In The U.S

Late last week, hip-hop talent Logic rereleased his song “1-800-273-8255,” this time around adding a new, very special guest: Juanes. For those who don’t know that name, he is one of the biggest and most beloved musicians in the Latin music world, and he, like so many others in that specific industry, has enjoyed more than his fair share of success when it comes to Spanish-speaking music lovers…but not far beyond that group. In fact, Juanes isn’t just featured on the numerical tune, he’s now credited as a lead artist…

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EU Unveils Measures To Tackle Lone-wolf, Low-tech Attacks

The European Union is unveiling new measures to help counter lone-wolf attacks following a spate of killings in major cities by extremists driving vehicles into crowds of people. The measures announced Wednesday aim to better protect major gatherings like concerts or sports events. They include additional funding and steps to improve cooperation between police and private security at malls or concerts by holding joint training and exercises. EU Security Commissioner Julian King said that “terrorists don’t stand still. They change and adapt their methods. We need to be ready to…

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‘He Knew What He Signed For’ – President Trump Tells Soldier’s Widow

President Donald Trump reportedly told the widow of a Green Beret who died in Niger that the soldier “knew what he signed up for” during a phone call on Tuesday. The widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson received the five-minute call from Trump one day after he falsely claimed that previous presidents had not called the families of fallen soldiers, according to Miami-Dade’s Local 10 News. The soldier’s congressional representative — Frederica Wilson, D-Florida — reiterated to the network that Trump told Myeshia Johnson “he knew what he signed…

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Gov Obiano Changes One Of His Facebook Accounts To “Oseloka Henry Obaze” To Malign Him

The attention of the media team of the PDP Governorship candidate Mr Oseloka Obaze for the November 18th Election has been drawn to a fake Facebook account bearing the name “Oseloka Henry Obaze” and used on 13/10/17 to make fictitious post thereby crediting them to our candidate for the purpose of turning him against the reading public. The said account and on a careful perusal has the name of our candidate “Oseloka Henry Obaze” attached to. It was discovered to our chagrin that until 12/10/17, the said Facebook account belonged…

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Nigeria Government Invokes “No-Work, No-Pay” Policy

Also briefing journalists, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said henceforth, any union that embarked on strike should not expect to be paid within the duration of the strike. Ngige said:  “There were certain industrial matters that were looked into today (yesterday) in council.  Council had earlier directed the SGF to set up a technical committee on industrial relations matters in the federal public service. “This committee was set up precisely on April 27, 2016 and it produced a report. This report was all encompassing and council looked…

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Nigerian Music Chart – Olamide’s Wo Continue To Dominate The Chart

Nigerian Music Chart – Olamide’s Wo Continue To Dominate The Chart Olamide’s Wo is number 1 on the Nigerian Music Chart for the fourth consecutive week. Mayorkun’s Mama regained momentum as it moved up one place up to reclaim the number two spot. Mama was number 1 on the chart for three weeks before it was overthrown by Wo four weeks ago. Telli Person by Timaya, Olamide and Phyno dropped from number 2 to number 3, while Love You Die by Patoranking and Diamond Platinumz climbed six steps up the…

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NNPC Names 9 Companies Kachikwu Strongly Recommended for Oil Contracts

Despite images from the National Economic Summit Group (NESG) event on Monday which showed minister of state for petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu in an embrace with the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, the controversy between the two appears to be far from over. Perhaps adding fuel to the burning flames of the controversy, the NNPC has reportedly compiled a fact sheet in which it stated that the minister used his position to influence the award of oil contracts to 9 companies. Kachikwu…

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Anambra Guber: Ekwueme Dumps Obiano, Endorses Obaze

Former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme on Wednesday cleared the air on his earlier endorsement of Anambra governor, Chief Willie Obiano for a second term. News of the endorsement of Obiano by Ekwueme against the PDP candidate, Mr Oseloka Obaze, who is also running for the election with his (Ekwueme’s) daughter has been making waves, suggesting that he may have dumped his party and daughter. But Ekwueme in a meeting of stakeholders of the Old Aguata Union(OAU) in his country home in Oko, Orumba North local government, said his support…

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Anambra Guber: PDP National Working Committee Inaugurates Gubernatorial Campaign Committee

Anambra Gubernatorial Campaign Committee The National Caretaker Committee has constituted the Anambra State Gubernatorial Committee with the following membership: 1. H. E. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi – Chairman 2. H. E. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa – Co. Chairman 3. Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President – Member 4. All PDP Governors – “ 5. Sen. Ben Ndi Obi, Secretary, NCC – “ 6. All Former PDP Governors from South East – “ 7. Former Governors from five (5) other zones – “ i. Otunba Gbenga Daniel – (SW) ii. Chief Celestine Omehia…

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