President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari, as the new Group Managing Director for Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Kyari, who is from the North-East, will take over from Mr. Maikati Baru, effective July 7, 2019, according to an official communication sighted by The Next Edition. According to the report, the President also […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to reopen African Independent Television, AIT and Ray Power FM. NBC had shut down the two stations on allegation of violating the commission’s guidelines. The Director-General of NBC, Modibbo Kawu, had suspended the licenses of both stations indefinitely, alleging that the […]
Liverpool are the champions of Europe for the sixth time after beating Tottenham in a lacklustre all-English Champions League final in Madrid. Mohamed Salah scored the opening goal after only two minutes, slamming home a penalty after Moussa Sissoko handled Sadio Mane’s cross. It was almost all downhill from there in terms of quality and […]
Flying Eagles of Nigeria, on Friday opened their Under-20 FIFA World Cup campaign by thrashing Qatar 4-0 in their Group D match at Tychy.
The Nigeria Police Force have said it is within the rights of Nigerians to search its men in certain circumstances. The Force Spokesperson, Frank Mba, stated this in a statement on Monday titled, ‘(Part 2) Tips For Safe And Cordial Conduct During An Arrest.’ He said if an officer was about to search a citizen […]
he PDP said if it were not for the irregularities perpetrated by the APC, Governor Samuel Ortom would have polled more vote than what was announced by INEC.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Udom Emmanuel winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State. Gov. Emmanuel of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 519, 713 votes to beat his closest opponent, Nsima Ekere of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who scored 171, 978. Details later. Next Edition
The Governorship election in Bauchi State has been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Kyari Mohammed, Returning Officer for the elections in the state who declared the election inconclusive said the margin between the two leading candidates was less than the number of cancelled votes. READ ALSO: Guber Poll: Okowa Wins 13 out […]
Less than 24 hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, sixty- six people have been killed by unknown gunmen in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Among the dead are 22 children and 12 women. READ ALSO: Kaduna Police deploys 12,500 personnel for Saturday’s election Governor Nasir el-Rufai, who said he was saddened […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has extended the date for collection of Permanent Voters Card till Monday, February 11. The electoral umpire made the announcement on Friday. Collection of PVCs was initially scheduled to end on Friday, February 8, 2019. More details later… Next Edition