Omisore Defects to APC

Mr Omisore was the governorship candidate of SDP during the 2018 gubernatorial election, in which he came third. A former deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, has formally decamped from the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Omisore was the governorship candidate of SDP during the 2018 gubernatorial election and he came third in the poll. He later threw his weight behind the APC at the re-run of the governorship election after Gboyega Oyetola, the APC’s candidate, lost to Ademola Adeleke of the…

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WAEC releases result of 2020 NOV/DEC Examination

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has released results for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for private candidates. Mr Patrick Areghan, Head of National Office, WAEC, announced this during a news conference in Lagos State. Areghan said a total of 66,375 candidates registered for the examination which took place between Monday, November 23rd 2020 and Tuesday, December 22nd 2020. Areghan said the examination was conducted under strict COVID-19 protocols and that out of the total number of candidates, 61,111, representing 99.35% have their results fully processed…

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes The First Female DG of WTO

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes first female and first African leader of World Trade Organisation. Over 26 years since the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a woman has never helmed the international body that deals with global trade rules, resolves trade disputes between countries and supports developing countries. But this has changed as Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is appointed the Director-General of the WTO on 15 February, Monday at 7:30 pm (3:00 pm in Geneva).

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Politics should be an instrument of development, not war -Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged politicians to see politics as a means of developing the people and not as warfare. Jonathan spoke yesterday at the Ecumenical Centre in Igbogene, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during the first anniversary thanksgiving of the Governor Douye Diri administration. The thanksgiving was also used to celebrate the February 13, 2020, Supreme Court judgment that ushered in Diri as governor. Others at the thanksgiving were Dame Patience Jonathan, Governors Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Bala Mohammed (Bauchi); Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom); National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party…

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