We cannot shed blood because Charlotte Osei, deputies have been sacked – NPP MP

We cannot shed blood because Charlotte Osei, deputies have been sacked – NPP MP

Infographics: EC brouhaha at a glanceGhanaian nurses have no passion for the Job – Hannah Aba DonkorAnas reveals who will take over from him should he die nowFamily contract top pastor to break news of Amissah-Arthur’s death to his 92-year old-mum4 things you didn’t know about the late Amissah-Arthur5 things you didn’t know about the fired EC boss, Charlotte OseiIK Sirius reject Malmö FF’s demand for compensation over Kingsley Sarfo’s contractGhana defender Rashid Sumaila thanks Al Qadsia after…Detail>>

This is what happened when Sarkodie met Wendy Shay

Gradually, Ruff Town Record’s new artiste, Wendy Shay is warming herself into the hearts of Ghanaians. The songstress after releasing her “Uber Driver” has been meeting great personalities across all divides and spheres. The singer shared a photo of herself with Sarkodie with the caption “A remix won’t be bad yes or no ???” Related Posts From all indications, Wendy Shay is set to take the music scene by storm…Detail>>

Parliament visits Amissah-Arthur family

Leadership of Parliament was accompanied by some Members Parliamentary sitting was on Friday suspended following news of the passing of the immediate past vice president of Ghana, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur. Mr Amissah-Arthur, who was Vice President from 2012 to 2017, passed away Friday morning after collapsing during a morning work-out at the Air Force Gym in Accra. He was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital but could not survive. After the news reached Parliament mid-morning Friday, sitting was…Detail>>

Charlotte Osei vows to respond to president’s decision to oust her

In a statement published Friday, she indicated that she was withholding her response to her dismissal because of the demise of former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur. The former chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, has vowed to respond to President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to fire her from office. In a statement published Friday, she indicated that she was withholding her response to her dismissal because of the demise of former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur…Detail>>

 

Three UBA Staff Die After Being Swept Away By Flood

Three United Bank for Africa staff have reportedly lost their lives after being swept away by flood in Onitsha, Anambra state. The staff of Ogboefere branch in Enugu/Onitsha expressway, died after their car was swept away by the flood resulting from a heavy downpour. The deceased are identified as Eby, Uju and Ezenwa. The flood was as a result of blocked drainage channels. Friends have been left in shock since the tragic news went public on Thursday…Detail>>

 

 

 

Panic in Imo as gunmen kidnap, murder APC chieftain

Panic in Imo as gunmen kidnap, murder APC chieftain

idris The political tussle in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has taken a deadly dimension following the kidnap and murder of a chieftain of the party, Amos Akano. Akano, until his gruesome killing, was the Director-General of Ezihe Foundation, one of the groups supporting the governorship ambition of the Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Uche Nwosu. He hailed from Nkwerre Local Government Area, the same LGA with Nwosu. He was an ally of the state governor’s camp…Detail<<

World Cup 2018: Messi planning could hurt France

Fifa World Cup 2018: Messi planning could hurt France Starving Messi of the ball by winning the midfield battle would seem the obvious starting point for Deschamps’ precaution-taking. Didier Deschamps may be tempted to execute a “no Messi, no Argentina” strategy when preparing for Saturday’s round of 16 clash but the France manager must also be mindful of getting the most out of his own marquee players. France’s smooth advance to the knockout rounds with two wins and a draw has made them favourites to beat…Detail<<

Why PDP may settle for Atiku

By Dirisu Yakubu With barely eight months to the 2019 general elections, there are indications that the main opposition party in the land, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may pick former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as its Presidential flag bearer. Atiku, who in December 2017 ended his romance with the All Progressives Congress for a return to the PDP is now set to make his formal declaration of intent having completed his consultation amongst critical stakeholders of the party…Detail<<

How military personnel ran into herdsmen’s ambush in Benue

By Peter Duru, Makurdi Last Tuesday no doubt was a black day for troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, a military spike operation put in place to check the attacks by the resilient herdsmen in Benue state that have claimed close to 700 lives since the beginning of year which started with the New Year’s Day massacre of over 73 women, children and the elderly in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state. On that fateful day the troops came under the fire of the well oiled firing power of the…Detail<<

#OtedodaBridgeFire: ‘A Minor Was Among The 9 Persons Burnt Beyond Recognition’ – LASEMA Give Updates

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, has said that a minor was among the 9 persons burnt beyond recognition. This is according to a statement released this morning agency while giving an update of the Otedola tanker explosion that happened last night. The accident happened around 5: 30 PM, a period when many Lagosians ply the ever busy route while on their way back from work. Officials of the Agency are still clearing up the debris from the scene of the tragedy while members of the Federal…Detail<<

Mnangagwa And Chiwenga Clash Worsens Over Bomb Explosion

Mnangagwa And Chiwenga Clash Worsens Over Bomb Explosion

The Bulawayo “bombing” incident last Saturday has brought into sharp focus the deteriorating relations between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga at a time a multi-agency security team has been established to investigate the attack which experts say was an inside job…Detail>>

2018 World Cup bracket breakdown: Things you need to know heading into the knockout stage

After a group stage that was full of drama, including a spot in the round of 16 that came down to fair play points, it’s time to move on to the knockout round. The most notable difference between group play and knockouts? No more draws. Every match is do-or-die, so we’re in for some thrilling soccer…Detail>>

Ramatlhodi – the fighter and reluctant leader working behind the scenes

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new special adviser, Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi, is a man who likes to work behind the scenes … out of choice…Detail>>

Barack Obama is done keeping quiet while Donald Trump guts his legacy

Former President Barack Obama, who has kept a low public profile since leaving the White House a year and half ago, is wading back into politics ahead of the November elections. Obama will actively help Democrats in competitive races, aides close to him say, and he is stepping up fundraising efforts for the party…Detail>>

‘Sars’ R1 trillion milestone was just smoke and mirrors’

The commission of inquiry into the SA Revenue Service (Sars) has heard that Tom Moyane’s celebration over being the first commissioner to reach the R1 trillion mark for collected taxes was just smoke and mirrors…Detail>>

Kikuyu elders demand answers from Uhuru over Ruto harassment claims

Kikuyu elders demand answers from Uhuru over Ruto harassment claims

Kikuyu elders in North Rift region want Uhuru to clear the air over his relationship with Ruto – They called on Mt Kenya legislators to stop creating rifts in Jubilee – Uhuru was challenged to state whether he still supported DP to take over in 2022 or not Kikuyu council of elders North Rift branch has made it clear members of the community will not accept to be used as a sacrificial lamb for people pursuing selfish interests. Led by the Gema National Organising Secretary Paul Kinyanjui, the elders asked…Detail<<

10 Kenyan Comedians Who Date Each Other

Just like musicians, journalists and politicians with date each other, comedians also fall in love with other comedians. Below are Kenyan celebs who found true love in each other while still on stage Butita and Mammito Two Churchill show comedians had been heavily linked to each other. And true to the word, they are in for a relationship . Even though Mammito has denied being pregnant of Butita MC Jesse and Shiks Kapienga MC Jesse and Shiks Kapienga became a sensation after they were seen in suggestive pict..Detail<<

NYS Suspects Ngirita suffers blow as Court takes her back to DCI

The Ngirita family is yet to be released from jail, one day later. Ngirita suffers blow as Court takes her back to DCI (Courtesy) A Sh468 million NYS loot key suspect, Lucy Ngirita, on Thursday suffered a blow the Court sent her back to the DCI for verification of her sureties documents before she could be released. Lucy is the mother of other four suspects, commonly the Ngirita family. She was turned away by Anti-Corruption Court magistrate Douglas Ogoti after it was discovered that some of documents were..Detail<<

Lionel Messi looks sharp in training as Argentina prepare for eagerly-anticipated clash against France

After battling back from the brink of elimination to make it through to the last-16 stage of the World Cup, Argentina are back in action on Saturday when they take on France. It is likely to be an entertaining encounter at the Kazan Arena, and there will, inevitably, be much focus on Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star was on the scoresheet in Argentina’s crucial victory over Nigeria and looked sharp in training as Jorge Sampaoli’s team prepared for the game against France. Argentina star Lionel Messi will b..Detail<<

Finally, Raila ‘sacks’ Aisha Jumwa

Aisha Jumwa with Raila Odinga. The ODM boss seems to have agreed with move to kick her out of PSC. Photo/Nation Vocal Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa will after all now face onslaught in parliament after ODM formally received an okay from Speaker Justine Muturi to kick her out of PSC. Last week, Jumwa, who has been courting DP William Ruto, insisted that he is still in good terms with her party leader Raila Odinga adding that her position was virtue of coast’s contributions to the party. “I am in good terms with my..Detail<<

Ambode visits scene of petrol tanker explosion

Ambode visits scene of petrol tanker explosion

Ambode was at the scene to assess the extent of damage the fire caused and also to condole with victims. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode visits scene of the petrol tanker explosion at Berger area of the State (Twitter) Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has visited the scene of the petrol tanker explosion at Berger, Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Over 54 cars were said to have been burnt beyond recognition and nine persons confirmed dead so far. Ambode was at the scene to assess the extent of damage the fire caused…Detail>>

World Cup: Ebuehi, other players unhappy with Rohr

England’s midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) vies with Nigeria’s defender Tyronne Ebuehi during the International friendly football match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London. Photo: AFP Festus Abu, Saint Petersburg New Benfica right-back Tyronne Ebuehi is reportedly unhappy with Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr for restriction to one match in the 2018 World Cup in Russia despite his form, a source has told our correspondent. Ebuehi, who has a Nigerian father and a Dutch mother, pledged his intern…Detail>>

UN condemns Plateau killings, AI says FG encouraging murderers

Antonio Guterres Wanton killings have been in Nigeria for some time – Presidency Segun Olugbile, Niyi Odebode, John Alechenu, Olusola Fabiyi, Chukwudi Akasike, Olalekan Adetayo, Ihuoma Chiedozie, Alex Okere and Godwin Isenyo The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, on Thursday expressed concern over violent conflicts between farmers and herders in countries across West and Central Africa, particularly the Plateau attacks that claimed the lives of over 86 villagers on Saturday…Detail<<

Oyo 2019: Unity Forum leaders meet Obasanjo in Abeokuta, resolve to defect to ADC

Some leaders of the Unity forum, a breakaway faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state on Thursday met with the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State. DAILY POST gathered that the meeting was to conclude on the official defection of the forum to the African Democratic Congress (ADC), a political party loyal to Chief Obasanjo. The forum, DAILY POST recalls had earlier set up a committee to look at the favourable political …Detail<<

PDP accuses INEC commissioner, others of plotting to rig Ekiti poll

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party has raised the alarm over alleged plots by a national commissioner at the Independent National Electoral Commission and two directors to manipulate the system and rig the July 14 Ekiti governorship election in favour of the All Progressives Congress. INEC had, however, dismissed the allegation. The party said its investigation revealed that two INEC directors (names withheld) had allegedly been holding meetings with the APC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and…Detail<<

 

FG Lists States That Will Partake In Disbursement Of $322m Abacha Loot In July

FG Lists States That Will Partake In Disbursement Of $322m Abacha Loot In July

Tukur Rumar, of the National Cash Transfer Office (NTCO), disclosed this at a roundtable on assets recovery organised by the Swiss Embassy on Thursday, in Abuja. The states include: Niger, Kogi, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, Kwara, Cross River, Bauchi, Gombe, Jigawa, Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarrawa, Anambra and Internally Displaced Persons Camps (IDPs) in Borno. According to Rumar, the benefiting households will receive N5,000 monthly. Mr Iorwa Apera, the National Coordinator, National…Detail>>

 

Explosive testimony alleges Jacob Zuma enabled the dismantling of SARS

 

Japan did what they had to do to get through

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Needing only a point against already-eliminated Poland to become the only Asian team to survive the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, Japan was not inspired to action in Volgograd, instead, they had to rely on Lady Luck…Detail>>

Blow for Nelson Chamisa as MDC Alliance candidates dump him, campaign for Thokozani Khupe

MDC-T breakaway faction leader, Thokozani Khupe, has claimed that MDC Alliance council candidates in Hwange area had dumped their presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa, and were now campaigning for her…Detail>>

Jonas Makwakwa’s swift rise to power, and his abuse of it

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The testimony of witnesses on Wednesday was all about how Tom Moyane treated SARS like a concentration camp. His right-hand man Jonas Makwakwa, however, stole the show on Thursday: Witnesses painted a picture of a mid-level manager who wormed himself into a top job while grabbing hold of operational power in order to interfere in the affairs of high-profile taxpayers…Detail>>

 

Explosive testimony alleges Jacob Zuma ‘enabled the dismantling of SARS’

Former president Jacob Zuma was identified as one of the actors who had enabled the dismantling of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), along with suspended commissioner Tom Moyane, at the Nugent hearings on Thursday…Detail>>

 

Reuben Barwe Allegedly Switched Off Cameras Before Bombing And Then Barwe Pushed ED To Blame Matebeleland For It

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Military intelligence and some senior government officials have fingered top ZBC team leader, Reuben Barwe for failing his duty and task at the fateful Bulawayo White City stadium rally last Saturday…Detail>>

Buhari intervenes in FAAC, NNPC controversy

Buhari intervenes in FAAC, NNPC controversy

Buhari intervenes in FAAC, NNPC controversy – President Muhammadu Buhari has offered to intervene in the disagreement between the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This disagreement had frequently disrupted the monthly Federation Allocation disbursements. It was gathered from sources present at the meeting that the present logjam in the monthly disbursements was as a result of NNPC’s inability to fund the account…Detail>>

 Expert view from Germany: Controversial choices, arrogance and a lack of goals cost Die Mannschaft

With Germany unexpectedly eliminated from the World Cup at the Group Stage, we asked Eurosport Germany’s Florian Bogner to give his view on what went wrong. What went wrong? So many things. A strange squad selection from Joachim Low, who ignored the pleas to call up PFA Young Player of the Season, Leroy Sane. Furthermore, the top four German Bundesliga scorers – Nils Petersen, Mark Uth, Niclas Fullkrug and Kevin Volland – plus Sandro Wagner were also left at home…Detail>>

2019: As Kwankwaso Battles For Survival

Absence of the immediate past governor of Kano State and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the 2014 presidential primary, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, at the just concluded national convention of the party and his recent visit to chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) such as former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar and Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, has raised apprehension within the APC circle. ADEBIYI ADEDAPO in this report observes Kwankwaso’s body language…Detail>>

Imo APC crisis: Lawmakers representing Madumere, Araraume’s constituencies, suspended

UST four days after the All Progressives Congress, APC, national convention in Abuja, four members of the Imo State House of Assembly, were yesterday suspended. Vanguard was told that “unparliamentary conduct” was one of the reasons given for their suspension. Among those suspended are the member representing the Imo Deputy Governor’s constituency, Mr Ifeanyi Nnataonye; the lawmaker representing Senator Ifeanyi Araraume’s constituency, Isiala Mbano, Mr Chiji Collins…Detail>>

Defections: We are not worried…they are spent forces — PDP Campaign DG

Prof Kolapo Olusola By Rotimi Ojomoyela The Campaign Organisation of the Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olusola Kolapo campaign Organisation has said it is not worried about the recent defections of some members of the party. The assertion was against the background of recent defections from the party to the APC. The Director-General of the campaign organisation, Bisi Kolawole described those leaving the party as spent forces. He said hundreds of people are joining the part…Detail>>

 

 

 

 

ZANU PF Fails To Explain Mnangagwa Hwange Flop Rally

ZANU PF Fails To Explain Mnangagwa Hwange Flop Rally

ZANU PF supporters waiting in vain for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to address them in Hwange By Paul Nyathi|The ruling ZANU PF has issued contradicting statements on why President Emmerson Mnangagwa failed to attend his own campaign rally in Hwange on Wednesday. After presiding over the ground breaking ceremony of the Hwange Thermal Power Station phase 7 and 8 expansion ground breaking ceremony in the mining town, Mnangagwa strangely left the town in a hurry while his party supporters were still gathering…Detail>>

Chilling moments before Bronx boy butchered on sidewalk caught on camera

Videos may disturb some readers In the wake of the senseless and brutal murder of 15-year-old Bronx boy, Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, police have released a chilling video of the suspects in custody. In the video obtained by RadarOnline.com, a man wearing an American flag t-shirt and a green do-rag is observed walking into the bodega in attempt to find their target. A few seconds later, a male in a red shirt, a male in a white shirt and black hat, and a third male in a black shirt an…Detail>>

You can’t down De Lille‚ as the DA is discovering

Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille celebrates her victory against the Democratic Alliance after the judge ruled in favour of her at the Western High Court on June 27 2018. Image: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES Patricia de Lille had barely emerged from her court victory on Wednesday when she slipped on her boxing gloves again. A full bench of the High Court in Cape Town reinstated De Lille’s DA membership‚ and she stays on as mayor – for now. There seems to be no end in sight for the legal impasse…Detail>>

Germany suffer shock World Cup exit with loss to South Korea

South Korea’s Kim Young-gwon celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates as Germany’s Mesut Ozil looks dejected. Image: REUTERS/Michael Dalder Defending world champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after a shock 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday, courtesy of two stoppage-time goals. South Korea’s Kim Young-gwon scored in added time following a video review and Son Heung-min added another goal just before the final whistle. The four-time winners, who had not been eliminated in a World Cup…Detail>>

South Sudan rivals sign peace agreement in Khartoum

Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir hold hands with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar during a South Sudan peace meeting as part of talks to negotiate an end to a civil war that broke out in 2013, in Khartoum, Sudan June 25, 2018. South Sudan’s president signed a peace agreement with rebels on Wednesday including a ceasefire to start in 72 hours, Sudan’s foreign minister said, but rebels rejected other parts of the deal…Detail>>

 

Gernot Rohr: Why Super Eagles lost to Argentina

Gernot Rohr: Why Super Eagles lost to Argentina

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr said his team lost their last Group match at the World Cup match against Argentina to an experienced side. Rohr made this known to journalists at a post match news conference after the Super Eagles lost 1-2 to Argentina on Tuesday. “It was a big disappointment. Even though my players played their best, they lost to the opponents due to inexperience of my players. ”My team is a very young side compared to the Argentines, who play in the big leagues all over …Detail>>

Imo Apc Chairman Denies Any Truce With Governor Okorocha   URGES PARTY FAITHFUL, IMOLITES FOR CALM

By Kenneth Nwoke, The Nigerian Voice, Owerri Dr. Hillary Eke The Office of the State Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo State, Dr. Hillary Eke, has denied ever having any discussions with Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State let alone having any truce, describing such as lies from the pit of hell. The clarification was contained in a statement signed by Dr. Eke’s aide, Mr. Eze Ewuchie. Chief Eke described the rumour as the handiwork of enemies who are trying everything humanly possible to…Detail>>

APC Convention: Izunaso heads to Appeal Committee, indicts Badaru

Former National Organizing Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Osita Izunaso has submitted a petition to the party’s National Convention election Appeal Committee, accusing the National Convention Chairman, governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru of compromise. Izunaso, who sought for re-election and scored 1, 459 votes against the 1, 749 votes scored by Chief Emma Ibediro the winner of the National Organizing Secretary election, is contesting the election result…Detail>>

FIFA World Cup: I Apologise For Causing Nigeria’s Defeat – Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo has taken responsibility for Super Eagles 2-1 loss to Argentina in the last Group D match in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Ighalo, who missed a couple of chances in the all-important match told TheCable he apologised to the entire nation and teammates after the game. He also rued the clear chances he had which he failed to utilise. “I apologise to Nigeria. I apologise to my team mates,” Ighalo said. “I take responsibility for this game because I had taken those chances I had that would…Detail>>

Top Ekiti PDP Lawmaker Defects To APC

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state is Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum Sunday Akinniyi, former Chief Whip of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Akinniyi told reporters on Tuesday that he left the PDP due to Governor Ayodele Fayose’s alleged disrespect for key leaders of the party. The lawmaker representing Ikere Constituency 2 had been suspended on 13 June by the assembly for allegedly sleeping during…Detail>>