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Ambode accepted defeat to avert impeachment –Sources

Ambode accepted defeat to avert impeachment –Sources

2018-10-04 03:55:20

There were indications on Wednesday that the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, conceded victory to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his main opponent for the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket in Lagos, to calm frayed nerves and avert impeachment. There had been expectation that the governor would fight the declaration of Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the state’s Tuesday governorship primary, which was initially cancelled by the APC National Working Committee panel that had promised to announce a new date for the primary. The panel made a U-turn on Wednesday to declare Sanwo-Olu the winner, sparking speculations that the governor would reject the… continue reading


UPDATED: NWC bows to Lagos APC, declares Sanwo-Olu winner of primary

UPDATED: NWC bows to Lagos APC, declares Sanwo-Olu winner of primary

2018-10-03 09:22:24

The All Progressives Congress panel sent to Lagos State to conduct the party’s governorship primary has changed its position on the validity of the primary conducted in the state on Tuesday. Contrary to its earlier position on Tuesday that the primary did not hold, the NWC panel led by Mr Clement Ebri early Wednesday morning said the primary held. It went on to declare Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the primary with 970,851 votes ahead of incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who recorded 72,901 votes. The state chairman of the APC, Mr Tunde Balogun, had at about 9pm on… continue reading


JUST IN: APC NWC endorses result of Lagos gov primary

JUST IN: APC NWC endorses result of Lagos gov primary

2018-10-03 08:11:24

Clement Ebri, the Chairman of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress tasked with conducting the Lagos governorship primary, has endorsed the result of the primaries held on Tuesday. Ebri had on Tuesday cancelled the election, saying they had not conducted the election. However, after consultation with the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, Ebri was told to accept the results. The result of the primary election was announced by the Lagos State Chairman of the APC, Tunde Balogun on Tuesday night and Jide Sanwo-Olu was declared the winner, with 970,851 votes while Governor Akinwunmi Ambode got… continue reading


[BREAKING] Osun election: Oyetola receives certificate of return

[BREAKING] Osun election: Oyetola receives certificate of return

2018-10-03 07:42:05

The Osun State Governor-elect, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission. He was given the certificate of return at the INEC office in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Wednesday by the Director of Legal Services, Mr Oluwatoyin Babalola, who represented the Chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu. Oyetola, who was declared the winner of the election contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and defeated the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke. continue reading


ICYMI: CSKA beat Real Madrid in Champions League

ICYMI: CSKA beat Real Madrid in Champions League

2018-10-03 04:39:46

Toni Kroos’ mistake proved costly as Real Madrid’s goalscoring problems continued on Tuesday with a surprise 1-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos were among a number of key players missing at the Luzhniki Stadium but it was Kroos’ dreadful backpass that allowed Nikola Vlasic, on loan from Everton, to put CSKA ahead after just 68 seconds. Madrid searched for an equaliser but, despite hitting the woodwork three times, were resisted by a determined CSKA defence. The reigning European champions have now failed to score in three consecutive matches. CSKA’s veteran goalkeeper Igor… continue reading


Tottenham to miss key players against Barcelona

Tottenham to miss key players against Barcelona

2018-10-03 04:08:28

Tottenham Hotspur will be without five key players for at least two weeks due to injury, but manager Mauricio Pochettino was in upbeat mood ahead of the Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday. Dele Alli (hamstring), Serge Aurier (thigh), Mousa Dembele (thigh), Christian Eriksen (abdomen) and Jan Vertonghen (hamstring) will all be out until after this month’s international break. Spurs conceded two late goals to lose 2-1 to Inter Milan in their first group B match, but Pochettino demanded a positive approach against the La Liga champions. “It is a period when we are not in good luck with… continue reading


At 58, infrastructure, low purchasing power undermine real sector’s EODB

At 58, infrastructure, low purchasing power undermine real sector’s EODB

2018-10-03 03:59:33

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) for the second quarter (Q2) showed a 0.45 per cent fall from 1.95 per cent in Q1, to settle at 1.5 per cent (year-on-year) in real terms. For the financial analysts, the nation’s economy is experiencing turbulent seasons, which they had already described as similar to the quarters prior to recession. Though the Q2 data from NBS showed improvements in the non-oil sector, as driven by the services sector, the manufacturing sector contributed 9.29 per cent. Leading the non-oil sector contributions that helped to salvage the situation… continue reading


Mikel excused, Simon returns as Rohr names 23 for Libya matches

Mikel excused, Simon returns as Rohr names 23 for Libya matches

2018-10-02 04:47:53

For the second game in a row, Super Eagles Captain, John Obi MIkel will not be playing for Nigeria in the African Nations Cup qualifying series following the national team handlers’ decision to accept his exemption plea. Mikel was excused from the last match against Seychelles in Mahe as he pleaded to be given time to recuperate fully from the injury he copped at the Russia 2018 World Cup. It could not ascertain yesterday if he was excused from the fresh 23-man squad released by Coach Gernot Rohr for next week’s games against Libya for the same reason. But a… continue reading


Joshua is a coward – Wilder

Joshua is a coward – Wilder

2018-10-02 04:42:47

Deontay Wilder branded Anthony Joshua a “coward” live on television. Appearing on Good Morning Britain alongside Tyson Fury to promote his December 1 fight, the American was asked about the possibility of meeting British heavyweight Joshua in the ring. Wilder, the WBC king, believes the Joshua camp don’t really want the fight. “Hey Joshua, me and Fury are about to get this thing going on, baby,” he said looking down the camera. “We’re about to see who the biggest and the baddest in the world, one champion, one face, one name, something you were too much of a coward to… continue reading


2019: No retreat, no surrender, says Amosun

2019: No retreat, no surrender, says Amosun

2018-10-02 04:38:44

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, says his political camp will not surrender the state to those hoping to reap where they did not sow. The governor said this on Monday while addressing the state All Progressives Congress leaders and scores of supporters who had converged on the MTR Hall, Ibara, Abeokuta, waiting to receive the electoral committee panel from the party’s headquarters in Abuja. The governor was making a veiled reference to the other five APC governorship aspirants, who were contesting against the party’s consensus candidate, Adekunle Akinlade The others include a banker-turned-politician, Jimi Lawal; a former Deputy… continue reading


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