Senator Gemade Wins APC Senatorial Primary Few Hours After Decamping From PDP

One of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade has picked up the senatorial primary ticket of the All progressives Congress (APC) a few hours after decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). Gemade won the party primary of the APC for the Benue North East senatorial zone early this morning. He will now contest against incumbent governor, Gabriel Suswam during next year’s general elections. SOURCE:


I Came To Barca To Score Goals, Not Assist Messi –Suarez

“It’s very easy playing alongside Messi,” he told reporters. “I enjoy playing with Messi. We do not play only for Messi, though. We play for each other. We know that other players can make a difference, such as as Messi, Neymar and Andres Iniesta. These are footballers that can give you confidence when playing with them. I’d rather us win 5-0 and I do not score, than us win 2-0 and I score. SOURCE:


Former President Obasanjo Defies Court Order To Launch His Autobiography In Lagos

Asked if he had read the book, President Jonathan replied that he had not got a chance to read it yet. Obasanjo then told him there was no reason to panic about a book he hadn’t read. Mr. Obasanjo reportedly told him that there was nothing in the book that is not known to the Nigerian public. SOURCE  


PDP’s gubernatorial flag-bearers nationwide

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday (Monday, December 8) across the nation held gubernatorial primary elections to determine the party’s candidates in next year’s general elections. From drama in south west, to unopposed candidates in far north, delegates converged and voted their preferred aspirants. Here are the winners… Abia State – Winner Dr Okezie Ikpeazu. He got 487 votes, beating seven other contestants. Adamawa State – Nuhu Ribadu. Former EFCC chairman, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu won, polling 688 votes. Niger State … Read more »


NOUN opens center for NURTW, 400 others across Nigeria

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), on Monday, said it had established not less than 400 centres in the out-going year for students undergoing different courses across the country including one for the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Abuja. She added that “our target is to reduce the level of illiteracy in the country to the barest minimum and build a country where every citizen will be able to contribute to national development. SOURCE:


Ambode releases his CV, silences critics

At 24, I qualified as a Chartered Accountant and completed my Masters Degree programme in Accounting from University of Lagos, specializing in Financial Management. SOURCE:


‘Why, at 42, I am in JSS1’

I came to realise that the business was lucrative and helpful to me and my family. I decided to make savings towards going back to school after I dropped out in 1983. My husband was against my decision and quarreled seriously with me. But I didn’t give up on my decision. In 2013, I went on to enrol at Junior Secondary School, Gosa, Airport Road, Abuja, where I started in JSS I F. I was able to raise N10, 000 … Read more »


Church of England warns over hunger in Britain

The Church of England launched a parliamentary report Monday urging Britain’s government to do more to eliminate hunger, pointing to a sharp rise in the number of people turning to food banks. We believe it is indefensible that huge numbers of people are going hungry in a country which wastes such vast quantities of food,” the report said. SOURCE:


APC Primaries: Why I stepped down – Dabiri-Erewa

My decision not to contest in the next election was a hard one. “But I took the decision to allow others come in to gain experience and also to allow true democracy prevail. “The constitution allows us to contest as many times as we want but having run for three times, we should give another person the chance to run and gather experience,” she said. SOURCE: