Sunday, June 22, 2014

Ayo Fayose wins Governorship elections, APC rejects results..

Ayo Fayose
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate has been elected Governor of Ekiti State, after winning the gubernatorial elections that took place on June 21, 2014. Reports say Fayose polled 203,090 votes, beating the incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi who could only gather 120,433 votes.
 The Returning Officer for the 2014 governorship elections and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Oye, Ekiti, Professor Isaac Azuzu, announced the results early this morning, June 22, 2014. Fayose, was governor of Ekiti State from May 29, 2003 to October 16, 2006. Rival party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued a statement, rejecting the outcome of the election. 
Check out the full polling results below… Accord-268, AA–146, AA–146, APC-120433, AD–843, CPP-967, LP 18125‎, KOWA –222, CPP–967, PDP-20309‎0, MPPP- 137, NCP–322, PDC–921, PPA–1050, SDP–65, UDP-67... 

Osaze Odemwingie dedicates his goal against Bosnia to his kids

President Jonathan Watching Nigeria Vs Bosnia Match

President Goodluck Jonathan  watching as Nigeria  Bosnia/Herzegovina yesterday night.See more pics after cut....

Saturday, June 7, 2014

MTV MAMA 2014 (Full Winners List)

MTV MAMA 2014 Award was held in South Africa last Night,Nigeria dominated the award,see the full list of winners below..
Artist of the Year:

Davido (Nigeria)

Best New Act 
Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Best Rap artiste


Song of the Year:

Mafikizolo feat Uhuru ‘Khona’ (South Africa)

President Jonathan appoints new Political Adviser & Senior Special Assistant

State House Press release below...
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has appointed Professor Rufa’i Alkali as his new Special Adviser on Political Affairs.
Professor Alkali, a Political Scientist, once served as National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and was appointed Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna last year. He hails from Gombe State.
The President has also appointed Hajia Baraka Sani as his Senior Special Assistant for Schools’ Agriculture Programme. Hajia Sani was until recently, the Kano State Commissioner for Agriculture. Both appointments are with immediate effect.
Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity)

Prof. Dora Akunyili is dead!

Former Director General of NAFDAC and former Minister of Information Prof. Dora Akunyili has died.She was born in 1954 and died at age of 59..May her soul rest in peace!

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Weapons found in Zamfara lawmaker’s house

Fear has gripped residents of Gusau,  the Zamfara State capital  following the discovery of  arms and ammunition, including grenade  in  the residence of a lawmaker(names with held) in the state by security operatives.According to report by
As the news of the scary discovery spread in Gusau and neigbouring Tsafe town,there was panic and tension as motorists and residents struggled for safety, resulting in a gridlock.
A source who pleaded  anonymity, told Daily Sun that the raid  on the lawmaker’s residence followed a tip-off. According to sources , some men who were arrested with arms in Kano,  made confessional statement that they kept  their arms and ammunition in the Zamfara lawmaker’s  house.

EFCC arraigns House of Rep member over dud cheques worth N125m

A member of Nigeria's House of Representative, Hon Aliyu Gebi representing Bauchi Federal Constituency was today arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja on a 13-count charge of issuing dud cheques worth over 125 million Naira to one Usman Mustapha.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Femi Otedola makes $398million in 90 days

According to Forbes Africa, billionaire businessman Femi Otedola made $398million between March 3 to June 2.
Nigerian energy mogul Femi Otedola has become at least $398 million richer between March 3 and June 2 as shares of Forte Oil PLC, a Nigerian Stock Exchange-listed energy distributor, surged 167% in that period.
Forte Oil PLC is primarily engaged in the distribution of petroleum products such as diesel, aviation fuel and Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). The company has over 500 company-owned, dealer-assisted and dealer-developed gas stations spread across the country, oil storage depots in Lagos and Rivers states, a Power plant and a Joint User Hydrant Installation facility in Lagos. The company also sells its own range of automobile lubricants.

New CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele assumes office today

Former Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Godwin Emefiele today June 3rd assumed office as the new Central Bank Governor. Mr Emefiele was chosen by President Jonathan to replace Sanusi.

In a brief handing over ceremony at the CBN Headquarters in Abuja, Emefiele took over the reigns of the CBN from the acting governor, Sarah Alade. 

Godwin Emefiele has a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA in Finance both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has over 26 years banking experience.

Chris Brown's first statement after release from Jail

 Chris Brown did after his release was to tweet his appreciation to God, fans and said time to go back to music..See more tweets after cut..       

Stephen Keshi releases his 23-man list for the 2014 World Cup

Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi has released his 23 man list for the 2014 World Cup starting in a few weeks. See below

Vincent Enyeama (Lille/FRA), 
Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United),
Austin Ejide (/ISR)

Elderson Echiejile (Monaco/FRA), 
Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC/SCO), 
Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor/TUR) 
Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), 
Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough/ENG),
Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC/ISR),
Joseph Yobo (Norwich City/ENG)