Rivers Angels Lose To Mamelodi Sundowns, Out Of CAF Women’s Champions League

CAIRO/Egypt: Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt are out of the maiden CAF Women’s Champions League in Egypt, after losing 0-1 to Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa on Tuesday. A first half goal by Zanele Nhlapho in the 17th minute sealed victory against the Nigerians at the El Salaam Stadium, Cairo. The game saw the Port Harcourt side create lots of scoring chances it could not convert to goals. However, a 53-minute goal by Maryann Ezenagu for Coach Edwin Okon’s side was canceled by the referee. With an earlier 0-3 loss…

ANAMBRA GUBER: APGA Victory, Reward For Good Governance – Umeh

AWKA/Nigeria: Chief Victor Umeh, former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), says the victory of Prof. Chukwuma Soludo at the 2021 governorship election in Anambra was a reward of the people to the party. Umeh, who is the collation agent of APGA, spoke shortly after Soludo was declared winner of the contest by Prof Florence Obi, the returning Officer at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters, Awka, early Wednesday morning. Obi, who is the Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar, pronounced the result as APGA 112,229;…

ANAMBRA GUBER: INEC Declares Prof. Soludo Winner

AWKA/Nigeria: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) the winner of November 6 governorship election in Anambra. Soludo polled a total of112,229 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 53, 807 to emerge second. Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate got a total of 43,285 votes to emerge the third position. Prof. Florence Obi,  Returning Officer for 2021 Anambra Governorship election announced this in the…

Groups Intensify Calls On Amaechi To Join Presidential Race To Join 2023 Race To Aso Rock

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze According to John C. Maxwell, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way” Amaechi has demonstrated that he knows the way and capable of leading Nigeria to a greater height if given the opportunity – Eze Preamble As the race for the 2023 Presidential election in Nigeria gathers momentum, the central discuss in every gathering of conscious Nigerians is shifting exponentially towards grappling with the question of the kind of President the country needs to build on the gains…

Okowa Reassures Prevalence Of Good Governance In Grassroots

By Oku O. Victory WARRI/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in order to accomplish more gloriously on his five-point agenda by building a Stronger Delta for the social, economic, political and cultural sustainability of the present and future generation of Deltans, has reassured the prevalence of good governance in all communities across the state. The Governor, who was represented by his Special Adviser on Rural and Community Development, Rt. Hon Emmanuel Okoro, disclosed this on Monday, in Warri, on the occasion of interfacing with the leadership of Itsekiri…

Speaker DTHA Urges Assembly Workers To Uphold Highest Ethical Standard

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker, Delta House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, has admonished the assembly workers to continue to uphold the highest ethical standard, while discharging their duties. Oborevwori gave the advice during an interactive session with the workers at the assembly complex in Asaba on Tuesday. He advised them to always recourse to dialogue rather than confrontation in handling official matters. He commended them for their commitment and dedication to duty but urged them to redouble their efforts for increased productivity and efficient service delivery. He said: “I want to…

We Must Encourage Consumption Of African Products – Ugandan High Commissioner

LAGOS/Nigeria: Mr Nelson Ocheger, Ugandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, has urged African leaders to encourage the consumption of goods produced in Africa. Ocheger said this in an interview at the ongoing 2021 Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF) on Tuesday in Lagos. The fair, which started on Nov. 5 and ends on Nov. 14 has as its theme: “Connecting Businesses, Creating Value.” Over 200,000 visitors are expected while about 1,500 exhibitors from 16 countries are participating in the 35th edition of the fair. “If you go to most of Nigeria’s markets…

NHIS Says Health Insurance Not Only For Government Workers

LAGOS/Nigeria: The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Tuesday said that the scheme was not for government workers alone but for all Nigerians. The Executive Secretary, NHIS, Prof. Nasir Sambo, made this known at the 2021 Lagos International Trade Fair. Sambo represented by Mr Femi Akingbade, Zonal Coordinator, NHIS Lagos said NHIS had introduced a programme for all families to benefit from the insurance scheme. He said that the programme was for groups, individual and Family Social Health Insurance Programme (GIFSHIP) which was launched in November 2020. According to him,…

Attendant Docked Over Alleged Theft From Hotel

LAGOS/Nigeria: A 28-year-old hotel attendant, Abolanle Badmus, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N516,000 from her employer. Badmus, whose residential address was not given, is being tried for stealing but he pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Insp Christopher John, alleged the defendant stole the sum from Hunga DE Suite Hotel in Lagos State. John told the court that the defendant committed the offence between Jan. 29 and Sept. 27 at Hunga DE Suite Hotel located at Mosalashi Bus Stop in Alimosho, Lagos. He said…