WTO: 79 countries back Okonjo-Iweala for DG role

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has claimed that she has support from 79 countries, as she seeks to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Speaking during a virtual press conference on Friday, she said the 55-man African Union (AU) has officially endorsed her over her only opponent, Yoo Myung-hee …

Shehu mocks Buhari’s nomination of aide, Lauretta Onochie as INEC Commissioner

Shehu Sani, former Kaduna Central Senator, has reacted to President Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie, his personal assistant on Social Media as a Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Onochie who hails from Delta State was named alongside three others and for confirmation by the senate in line …

Breaking: Ondo guber: Jegede wins polling unit

The candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the Saturday’s governorship poll in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, has won his polling unit. Eyitayo won with a landslide of 220 votes at Unit 09, Ward 02, Akure South Local Government. The PDP candidate defeated Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who is the …

Just In: APC suspends Fayemi for hosting Fani-Kayode, plotting defeat in Edo State

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has been suspended by the State Executive Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC). This was confirmed in a statement signed by seven members of the executive committee on Friday. According to the statement, Fayemi was suspended due to “his numerous anti-party activities, especially …

Edo election 2020: Ize-Iyamu told to blame Tinubu, Oshiomhole for his loss

Olusegun Bamgbose, National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has told the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to blame the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, for his loss to the incumbent Governor, Godwin …