Election: Muma Gee escapes assasination in Rivers State

Election: Muma Gee escapes assasination in Rivers State

Actress singer and performer turned politician Muma Gee Eke who had earlier dumped PDP to Labour party reportedly escaped an assassination attempt on her life at the heat of the elections. Reports have it that Muma Gee who under the umbrella of Labour party is contesting for the Abua/Odua and Ahoada East federal constituency, had escaped assassination attempt during her campaign to the home town of the incumbent and flag

Election: Scores killed in Rivers, Gombe …as blasts rock Anambra, Enugu

Tension heightened in Rivers, Anambra and Enugu states on Saturday following bombings,   killings and arrests in some polling units. In Rivers State, a soldier and two civilians were shot dead by suspected political thugs at polling centres in Ozuoha and Kpite in Ikwerre and Tai Local Government Areas of the state. Sources said the gunmen opened fire where prospective voters had gathered for accreditation and that a bullet hit the

APC wins Obasanjo’s ward

The All Progressives Congress won the polling unit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Saturday’s presidential election, beating the Peoples Democratic Party to a second place. At the polling unit, Ward 11, Unit 2, Shokori, Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State, the APC polled 100 in presidential votes, while the PDP got 16. In the votes for Senate, the APC got 93, while the PDP got eight. The

Election results will be announced 48 hours after election – Jega

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega says that results from tomorrow’s general election will be announced 48 hours after the elections have been concluded. So expect results on Monday March 30. He said this during a joint press briefing with the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawumi in Abuja today March 27th. “For the 2015 elections, we should be able to declare results nationally

Liberia’s last Ebola patient dies from virus

A woman who was Liberia’s sole remaining known Ebola patient has died at a treatment centre in the capital, said Francis Ketteh, acting head of the country’s Ebola response team. The case was Liberia’s first in weeks and it set back efforts to halt a virus that has killed more than 10,000 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Authorities say the woman, who died in Monrovia on Friday, may

Troops recapture Gwoza, Caliphate HQ from Boko Haram

The Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, has said that troops of the Nigerian Army have captured Gwoza, the headquarters of the Islamic Caliphate declared by Boko Haram insurgents in North-Eastern Nigeria. Olukolade said in a press statement in Abuja, that the city fell to a joint operation carried out by the ground forces and the fighter pilots of the Nigerian Air Force on Friday morning. Several ground

No shots were fired at the convoy of the Gov Amaechi – Police

The Rivers State Police Command has said that the claims by the Rivers state government of thugs shooting at Governor Rotimi  Amaechi’s convoy was false. Amaechi’s spokesman, David Iyofor had said that the shooting occurred at Rumuolumeni, Obio Akpor area of Port Harcourt. However police spokesman, Muhammed Ahmad, in a statement said contrary to the report, gun shots were actually fired from the Amaechi’s convoy. The police said Amaechi lied to

Happy 34th birthday to Banky W: Read what his best friend wrote about him

Singer and EME boss, Olubankole Wellington a.k.a Banky W today March 27 clocks 34 and his best friend/business partner, Tunde Demuren took to instagram to honour his friend and let him know how much he cherishes their friendship. He wrote; “From our early days in Home Science (didnt like u much in JS1), to our college days in New York, to making the decision to start EME together when Lifestyle ent (@segundemuren and Tino