Category: Nigeria News

INSECURITY: Buhari May Ignore NASS Summon

THERE are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari will not appear at the National Assembly on Thursday as it has been revealed that the president’s decision to honor the lawmakers‘ call is ”discretionary.” www.247inquirer.com Members…

Dickson Wins Bayelsa-West By-Election

FORMER Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party –PDP, has been declared winner of the Bayelsa West Senatorial District by-election. www.247inquirer.com According to the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC, Dickson polled…

APC’s Abiru Wins Lagos East Senatorial Bye-Election

TOKUNBO ABIRU, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress – APC, has emerged winner of Saturday’s Lagos East Senatorial bye-election. www.247inquirer.com According to the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC, Abiru polled a total of…

Mrs Ugwueze of PDP Wins Enugu by-election

THE Independent Electoral Commission INEC, Sunday declared Mrs Amaka Ugwueze, candidate representing the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, winner of Isi-Uzo State Constituency By-Election in Enugu State. www.247inquirer.com INEC Collation Officer, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, who declared the…

Yellow Fever Kills 172 Persons In Nigeria – WHO

A yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 172 people so far, the World Health Organization said Friday. www.247inquirer.com The outbreak poses an extra challenge to the country’s health system as Africa’s most populous nation…