George Sekibo wins Rivers East Senatorial Seat

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Rivers East senatorial district election, George Sekibo, has been declared winner by INEC. INEC returned...
INEC, security forces to blame for violence

Rivers Rerun: INEC, security operatives to blame for election violence

The Rivers State legislative rerun elections held on Saturday were marred by irregularities, large scale violence, professional misconducts and open bias by security operatives...
US President, Barack Obama, has ordered the full review of possible Russian hacking in US elections

Obama orders full review of election ‘hacking’

Barack Obama has ordered US intelligence to review evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after coming under sustained pressure from congressional...
56 feared dead in Adamawa bomb blast

Adamawa Bomb Blast: Death toll rises to 56

The death toll from Friday’s suicide bombing in Adamawa has increased to 56 with 177 sustaining various injuries, an official has said. Yusuf Muhammed, Chairman,...
rivers rerun - army troops deployed

Rivers Rerun: Army deploy troops

The Nigerian Army on Friday directed the deployment of troops to flash points in Rivers ahead of the December 10 legislative elections rerun in...
Beyonce, Drake and Adele nominated for Grammys 2017

Grammys 2017 nominations: Beyonce, others shine. Rock Suffers

Tuesday’s announcement of the nominations for the 59th annual Grammy awards, which will be handed out on 12 February, had some expected outcomes –...
Arsenals Lucas Perez equals Spurs competition total with hat trick in 1st UCL start

UCL: Lucas Perez hat-trick see Arsenal finish top of table

This was one of those rare, if precious, occasions when everything came together beautifully. Arsenal would have expected to dazzle out on the turf,...

Airline CEO arrested over Chapecoense crash

Bolivian prosecutors have detained the chief executive of LaMia, the airline whose plane crashed in Colombia killing nearly all of Brazil’s Chapacoense football team. Gustavo...

Matteo Renzi to remain in office for 1 week

Matteo Renzi will remain in office for at least a week after Italy’s head of state asked the centre-left prime minister to “freeze” his...

Chapecoense crowned Sudamericana winners after crash

Chapecoense have been crowned winners of the Copa Sudamericana after the Brazilian club’s plane crashed while travelling to the final. The jet carrying the Chapecoense...