Panel Disbandment Stalls Kashamu’s Appeal


The disbandment of a panel set up to hear a case before the Appeal Court filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu, challenging the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal held in Abeokuta, Ogun State on October 9, 2015.  Proceedings could not hold on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan as

CBN Cuts MPR To 11% From 13%


The Central Bank of Nigeria has cut Monetary Policy Rate (MPR)  from 13% to 11%. The CBN also cut Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) from 25% to 20%.

Kaduna University Medical Students Protest Non-accreditation Of Courses


Medical students of the Kaduna State University (KASU) have staged a peaceful protest over the non-accreditation of their courses by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). The students, who took their protest to the Kaduna State Government House, complained that the failure of the previous administrations in the

Kwara State Govt. Signs MOU On Health Insurance


The Kwara State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dutch Health Insurance Fund to establish an health insurance fund in the state. The State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, signed on behalf of the state government, while Mr Kees Storm signed on behalf of the Dutch’s health insurance fund

APC Mourns Audu, Restates Faith In Rule Of Law


The All Progressives Congress (APC), has sadly mourned the death of its governorship candidate in Kogi State, Abubakar Audu. The National Secretary of the APC, Mala Buni, in a statement said “Mr Audu was certainly one of our stars, a democrat par excellence, a development-oriented leader and a beacon for

Delay In Justice Delivery Negatively Affecting Judiciary’s Reputation – Osinbajo


Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has taken a swipe on the judiciary, saying its reputation has been negatively affected by judicial corruption and delays in justice delivery. Professor Osinbajo made the statement in Abuja on Monday while delivering a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 2015 All Nigeria Judges’

DSS Seeks Withdrawal Of Case Against Nnamdi Kanu


The Department of State Service (DSS), has filed an application before a Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja seeking to withdraw the case of criminal conspiracy and criminal intimidation preferred against the leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. At the resumed hearing of the case on Monday,

PDP Mourns Audu 


The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, says that it is shocked over the death of former Kogi State Governor and the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate in last Saturday’s election, Prince Abubakar Audu, describing it as a monumental loss. The PDP says that at this critical moment,

Kogi Election: Collation Of Results Underway In Lokoja


The collation of results of the governorship election from across most parts of Kogi State has commenced in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. This has gone according to the pronouncement of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to commence the exercise on Sunday morning.

Kogi Election: Collation of Results To Commence Sunday Morning


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that collation and announcement of results will commence at 6 o’clock on Sunday morning. This is to give enough time for the results to arrive and to enable those actively involved in the process to get some rest as this will also

Kogi Governorship Election: Live Update


Saturday, November 21, 2015: 5:05pm: Channels TV correspondent, Seun Okinbaloye confirms that counting of ballots has commenced in most polling units within Lokoja metropolis. Saturday, November 21, 2015: 4:45pm: Channels TV correspondents report that voting has ended in some centres.

Authorities Warn Against Contact With Corpses From South Africa


Nigeria’s Consul-General in Johannesburg, Ambassador Uche Ajulu-Okeke, has warned Nigerians back home to be cautious while handling bodies of their loved ones brought in from South Africa. This she says is because a very high percentage of them are infected with HIV and tuberculosis.

Kogi Ready For Governorship Election


It is the D-day on Saturday in Kogi State as citizens above the age of 18 vote for their choice governor to lead them for the next four years. The city of Lokoja, the state capital is calm and other adjoining towns are reported to be in an election mood.

Amosun Commits To Imporving States Socio-Economic Fortunes


The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has reiterated his government’s commitment to improving the socio-economic fortunes of the state despite the current economic realities in Nigeria. Governor Amosun gave made the pledwhile addressing Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government, MDAs, during the Treasury Board Meeting on the 2016

South Korea Accepts North’s Offer To Hold Talk


South Korea has accepted North Korea’s offer for high-level talks in its truce village of Panmunjeom, South Korea’s official Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday. The talks will be held next Thursday, November 26, and will be the first since August, when the two sides met to agree to ease

Yola Blast: Death Toll Rises To 32


According to the Adamawa State Red Cross, the death toll in the blast that rocked Yola on Tuesday evening, has risen to 32 while 80 others were wounded. According to Channels Television’s correspondent in Yola, the blast was set off by a suicide bomber at the Jambutu bypass in the