Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has sympathized with members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, who were involved in a road accident Friday morning. The victims who were in the governor’s convoy were on their way to Igumale, Ado Local Government Area, LGA, for the party’s ongoing local government campaign rally. The governor described the accident as unfortunate and also expressed his appreciation to God…

Actress and mum of four, Mercy Johnson has disclosed how Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwor, advised her years ago advised her to stop indecent dressing. While reflecting on the past during her chat with the thespian on this week’s edition of her weekly cook show, Mercy’s Menu, the actress said “Do you remember when you were younger before you got married when I told you that the photos u take today, your children will see them tomorrow and…

By Adegboyega Adeleye Juventus have been handed a 15-point deduction following an investigation into the club’s past transfer dealings, which revealed alleged financial irregularities and false accounting by the club’s hierarchy. The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) confirmed that Juventus used transfers to artificially boost their balance sheet. The FIGC also imposed long suspensions on the club’s former president, Andrea Agnelli, and the club’s former CEO, Maurizio Arrivabene. The court ruled that Andrea Agnelli can be…

A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) campaign in Edo Central Senatorial District took a violent turn as one person was shot dead.  The party’s campaign director Anselm Ojezua confirmed the incident which occurred at Ward 7 in Ewu community, Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State.  Ojezua who further revealed that many others were injured, said the incident had been reported to the police for thorough investigation. The Nation reported that the Speaker of Edo House of…

Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko has put a smile on the face of her mother with her new gift. The curvy actress gifted her mother a new house as she celebrates her birthday and she captioned the photos she shared; ‘In my own little way my BACKBONE….I give to you this little token as your birthday gift ��� for all the love u have shown my siblings and I ❤️❤️❤️ the future will be better ��age…

By Marie-Thérèse Nanlong, Jos Labor Party presidential candidate Peter Obi has urged Nigerians to vote for him and his running mate, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed, in the 2023 presidential election as their ticket represents capacity and commitment to make Nigeria for Nigerians to make it work. Obi spoke in Jos on Friday at the Labor Party presidential campaign rally at Rwang Pam township stadium in Jos, Plateau State, where he vowed to work with his team to…

A federal US judge has sanctioned former US president Donald Trump and his lawyers nearly $1 million for a “frivolous” lawsuit claiming Hillary Clinton had tried to rig the 2016 election. District Judge John Middlebrooks said on Thursday, January 19 that the Republican, who is seeking to return to the White House in 2024, exhibited a “continuing pattern of misuse of the courts” and had filed the suit “in order to dishonestly advance a political…

Alves A Spanish court on Friday ordered Brazilian defender Dani Alves to be held without bail after he was arrested in Barcelona on charges of sexually assaulting a woman. A Barcelona judge took the step after questioning the 39-year-old about “events that allegedly took place in a nightclub,” the court said in a statement. A source close to the case said the judge made the move – requested by the prosecution – because the court…

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old man in possession of 29 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) at Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman for the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed this to Daily Trust, identified the suspect as Tasiu Abdullahi from Hayin Hago area of Dawakin Tofa LGA.  Kiyawa said the suspect has been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department of the command where investigation is currently ongoing after which…

Nollywood actress Patience Ozokwo has revealed why she refused to remarry after the death of her husband years ago. The actress made this known on Thursday during her chat with colleague Mercy Johnson on her weekly edition of her cook show, Mercy’s Menu. Ozokwor said, “I wanted to remarry but my kids had already come of age and they pleaded with me not to marry another man and they promised they would be my husband.…