Lagos APC primary: Sanwo-Olu finally speaks after ‘defeating’ Ambode

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has broken his silence after he was declared winner of Tuesday’s Lagos governorship primary conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sanwo-Olu was announced winner of the Lagos governorship primaries, against the wishes of the National Working Committee (NWC).  APC chairman in Lagos, Tunji Balogun, announced that incumbent, Akinwunmi Ambode polled 72,901 votes, while Sanwo-Olu got 970,851 votes. In a statement signed by the Director General, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Campaign Organisation (BOSCO), Tayo Ayinde, Sanwo-Olu expressed gratitude to all who voted for him. “We hereby unreservedly express our…

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INSTAGRAM DOWN: APP NOT WORKING AS IT REFUSES TO LOAD PEOPLE’S PICTURES AND PROFILES

Instagram has stopped working, with people unable to see people’s pictures or profiles. Users are instead greeted with empty profiles and a message that the app “cannot refresh feed”. The web version of the app also has problems. Heading to any page brings up only a “5xx Server Error”. Issues are particularly affecting users in northern Europe, Australia and the west coast of the US, according to the outage-tracking website Down Detector. But that is probably because of time zones – in California, where Instagram is based, it is past midnight.…

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2019 Election: Voters will not be allowed to go inside polling booths with any electronic devices

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, says voters will not be allowed to go inside polling booths with any electronic devices that can record images. He said this on Monday in Osogbo the Osun state capital at the stakeholders’ forum organised ahead of Saturday election. The INEC chairman said this would help to curb the issue of vote-buying and vote-selling which he described as a new strategy adopted by politicians to rig elections. He said the commission would use the election to write another statement of…

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PMB Announce the construction of section Five of the East-West road

President Muhammadu Buhari says construction of section 5 of the East-West road from Oron (Akwa Ibom) to Calabar (Cross Rivers) to be funded under the forum on China-Africa cooperation has been approved. President Buhari disclosed this when he received a delegation of elders and political leaders from Akwa Ibom, who visited him at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, on Monday. He also told the delegation, led by Senator Godswill Akpabio, that other road projects worth billions of naira for the south-south geo-political zone had been captured in the 2019 budget.…

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Harrysong is Getting Needed Help

After music star Harrysong put a fairly disturbing post on Instagram yesterday, his management team have come out to say that the Alterplate boss is getting the required help he needs. Yesterday, Mr Songz put up a post saying “Dont cry wen i die,celebrate,put up a kingmaker concert,empower more youths,..i have Lived..i have Done my bit,carry on in grace… TEKERO❤ I LOVE YOU ALL.#altersoldier” In a new development, Alterplate label manager, Desmond Ike-Chima put out a statement saying the “Samankwe” crooner is getting the help he needs already. See the…

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FULL LIST OF THE AMVCA 2018 WINNERS

The 6th annual African Magic Viewers Choice Award has come to an end! Arguably the most renowned movie awards in Africa, the event which broadcast LIVE on Africa Magic channels saw industry finest across Africa strut the red carpets and winners emerge from all categories. Some of the biggest winners for the night include movies like 18 Hours, Tatu, Isoken and Alter Ego. See full list of Winners: Best Overall Movie – 18 Hours (Pheobe Ruguru) Best Actress – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde (Alter Ego) Best Actor – Adjetey Anang (Keteke) Best Actress in a Comedy –  Nyce Wanjeri (Auntie Boss) Best Actor in…

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FULL LIST: Cardi B, Gambino, others win at 2018 MTV VMAs

New winners have emerged at the MTV Video Music Awards, which held on Monday at Radio City Music Hall, New York. Rapper and new mum, Cardi B entered the night with the most nominations and won some awards. Jennifer Lopez received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Childish Gambino won three awards, making him one of the big winners of the night. The show had no host. See the full list of nominations with winners in bold: Video of the Year: Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” Bruno…

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What Buhari said after arriving from 10-day vacation in London

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared he is feeling good after returning to Abuja on Saturday. Buhari jetted out of the country on August 3, for what was announced as 10 working days holiday in London, the United Kingdom. On arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, he was asked by reporters how he felt. He responded: “I’m feeling good. I am feeling good.” On hand to receive him were the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Abba…

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Kofi Annan, former U.N. Secretary General dies in Switzerland

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan is dead. According to a statement from the Kofi Annan Foundation, he died in Switzerland on Saturday morning after a short illness. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness. “His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during his last days,” the statement reads.…

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NIGERIA CRASH OUT OF WOMEN WORLD CUP

Nigeria’s Under-20 Women’s team has crashed out of the ongoing Women’s World Cup in France. The Spanish team beat the falconets, 2-1 to advance to the semi-final stage of the competition. Spain scored the first two goals of the match in the first half before Nigeria’s Peace Efih responded with a goal in the second half of the match. All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love…

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