Thursday, 31 December 2015

Alex Otti Governor Elect of Abia State, Appeal Court Declares

An Appeal Court has declared the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Mr Alex Otti, the winner of the Abia State Governorship election.

The court in its ruling ordered the swearing in of Mr Alex Otti, as governor of Abia State and asked Mr Okezie Ikpeazu to vacate the office.

Mr Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party was declared winner of the election held in April by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Happening Now: The Address Hotel Dubai currently gutted by fire

 The fire at the Address Hotel in Dubai

Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper The Address Hotel in Dubai this evening. The building has been evacuated. Despite the blaze at the Address hotel, the display at the nearby Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, started as planned at midnight.

Officials say the fire has been brought under control and 16 people suffered mostly minor injures.
It is unclear what caused the blaze, which broke out as large crowds had gathered to ring in the new year. Read more...