Enugu INEC investigates alleged extortion of registrants

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu has set up of a panel to probe allegations that its workers collected money before registering voters in some centres. Mr Emeka Ononamadu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu, said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Enugu. Ononamadu assured that the …

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2 students found dead in Lagos after heavy rain

Two male students of a private secondary school were picked up dead in the flood after a heavy rain in Alagbado area of Lagos on Thursday, witnesses confirmed. The witnesses said the boys were found floating on water at Casso Bus Stop on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway by shop owners and people waiting to board vehicles to …

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2018 Hajj: NAHCON extends payment deadline

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Thursday approved the extension for the registration of intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj to the end of April 2018. The Commission’s Head of Media Unit, Mrs Fatima Mustapha, made this known in a statement in Abuja. She said that the commission would use the period to …

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Clergy tasks Nigerians on PVCs, voting credible leaders

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, on Thursday urged Christians to ensure they collect their Permanent Voter Cards and exercise their civíc duties to the nation. Martins made the call at the 2018 Chrism Mass to commemorate the institution of the priesthood and the blessing of oils held at the Holy …

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