Monthly Archives: February 2019

Obi Accuses INEC of Disenfranchising Eight Million South-east Voters

The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of disenfranchising over eight million eligible voters in the South-east during the February 23 presidential election. He said the election was deliberately programmed to ensure that the zone did not participate fully. Obi made the allegation yesterday at a press ...

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Report: Children Living In the Shadow of War

Cardinal Luis Tagle visits Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh, Dec. 3, 2018. Credit:Caritas Bangladesh A new report commissioned by an international children’s charity has revealed that 420 million children, or nearly one in five worldwide, lived in “areas affected by armed conflict and war” in 2017— a twenty-year high. Save the Children (STC) commissioned the report and the Peace Research ...

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Canonization Causes Open For Italian Mother, Religious Sister

The Vatican has announced the opening of canonization causes for two contemporary women, both of whom died in the 21st century. One, Enrica Onorante in Michisanti, was a lay woman and mother; the other, Mother Maria Bernardetta of the Immaculate, was a professed religious sister. In an edict published in L’Osservatore Romano, the official newspaper of the Vatican, Onorante (“in ...

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‘I Am Deeply Humbled’: Buhari Thanks God, Nigerians For His Re-Election

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is grateful to God and Nigerians for his victory in the Presidential election. The President, who spoke at the headquarters of his campaign office in Abuja after being declared the winner of the elections, added that he was deeply humbled and profoundly grateful to Nigerians for giving him another term. Read the full transcript of his ...

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Southeast Voters Disenfranchised – Obi …Rejects INEC Presidential Results in Anambra

. . . Rejects INEC Presidential Results in Anambra By Paschal Chibueze Vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP Mr Peter Obi, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC of disenfranchising over eight million registered voters in the South East Geo-political Zone in the last general election. Obi further lamented that the general election was systematically planned ...

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Ifeanyi Ubah Floors Sen Andy Uba, Others to win Anambra South Senatorial Seat

. . . Dedicates Victory to Constituents By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has polled a total of 87, 108 votes to emerge the senator-elect for the Anambra South Senatorial Zone. In the free and fair Senatorial Election held on February 23, 2019, Dr. Ubah, who got a landslide victory, floored the incumbent ...

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INEC declares Senator Uche Ekwunife Senator – Elect

By Jude Atupulazi The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Anambara Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Mrs Uche Ekwunife, has been declared the winner of the February 23rd senatorial election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Declaring the result last Wednesday morning at INEC office Amawbia, the Returning Officer, Prof Charles Amobi Nwankwo, stated that the candidate of People’s ...

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Assisted Suicide Threatens the Entire Medical Profession, Maryland Doctor Warns

Assisted suicide contradicts the foundations of medical ethics, violates the basic standards of medical care, and threatens people who most need the assistance of the medical profession, warned a doctor who is opposing Maryland’s proposal to legalize the practice. “If we allow this form of euthanasia into our health care system, it will inevitably corrode and destroy the values that ...

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Ideal Family of An Average Nigerian

By Amarachi Okpunobi Mr. Barry kept to himself for a while before lashing out on Chijioke who have been sitting down on the couch like a statue. The family has since been set ablaze from the time Mr. Barry realized that none of his children dared to follow his footsteps. His wife must be a good actress all this while ...

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Ekweremadu Wins 5th Senate Term

Ike Ekweremadu, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate and deputy senate president has been declared winner of Enugu West Senatorial District for the fifth time in Saturday Presidential/National Assembly elections. Ekweremadu polled 86,088 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 15,187 votes. The Returning Officer, Prof Douglas Nwagbo of the University of ...

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