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Breaking: APC federal lawmaker defeats to SDP 

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

The National Publicity Secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Alfa Mohammed has confirmed the defection of serving House of Representatives member representing Mokwa/Edati/Lavun Federal Constituency in Niger State, Hon. Ahmed Abu from the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), to the SDP. Confirming the development on Thursday, the spokesman of the party further disclosed that more of such defections into the Read More

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Aregbesola, Akande, to bag UNIOSUN honorary award 

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

The former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande, and the outgoing Governor of Osun state, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, have been penciled for the honorary award of the Osun state University.   The University, according to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Labode Popoola, would also honour an expert in the oil industry, Dr. Olayiwola Francis Fatona.   Read More

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2019: PDP must win with wide margin – Atiku group

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

The National Coordinator of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar Support Group, Dr. Nath Iduma has raised concern that the party must ensure it win with wide margin in all polling units, to prevent the All Progressives Congress (APC) from rigging the 2019 elections. On his part, the National Youth Leader of the Peoples Democratic Read More

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Frank: How Oshiomhole allegedly collected $50m from aspirants, candidates during primaries

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has exposed how the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, allegedly collected over $50million from different aspirants and candidates during the primary elections of the party. Frank said a large percentage of the money was paid to Oshiomhloe through proxies from Imo, Zamfara, Adamawa Read More

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Kwara bye-election: PDP accuses Buhari of smuggling sensitive materials to APC candidate

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

Ahead of Saturday’s House of Representatives bye-election in Irepodun-Isin-Oke-Ero-Ekiti Federal Constituency of Kwara state,  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Buhari Presidency has smuggled the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) sensitive materials to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate. PDP in statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan recently claimed that “agents of Read More

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2019: Nigerians deserve to know number of unemployed – Atiku

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar  has described as worrisome the testimony of the Statistician General of the Federation, Yemi Kale, that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is unable to release the annual unemployment report that it is mandated by law to produce. In a statement Thursday, by Atiku Campaign Read More

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Oshiomhole to Saraki: Provide evidence of inducement or I sue you

November 15, 2018 Editorial II 0

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to drag the President of the Senate to court if the latter fails to provide evidence that he (Oshiomhole) induced members of his party during the primary.   The APC chairman, however, described as the kind of politics of Saraki as pathetic and irresponsible. Recall Read More

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2019: PDP a prodical party, can’t evade scrutiny, says APC

November 14, 2018 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the main opposition party, People Democratic Party (PDP) as a ‘prodigal party’ which it will never allow to evade scrutiny even as the nation prepares for 2019 general elections.     According to the ruling party, the PDP and its agents, have continued to deploy the strategy of fake news, misinformation and distortion Read More

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Hijab: MSSN warns against stretching Muslim students beyond limit

November 14, 2018 Editorial II 0

The Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has described the denial of the right to the use of hijab at International school, Ibadan, as stretching the endurance of Muslim students beyond its limit. The society stated this in a statement jointly issued by the Amir/Zonal Coordinator MSSN Zone B, Barr Qaasim Odedeji, Secretary, Alh Abdul Jalil Abdur Rasaq, and it’s PRO, Engr Bashir Read More

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Pro-Buhari group begins nationwide free medical outreach for traders

November 14, 2018 Editorial II 0

A group loyal to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, under the aegis of Nigerian Traders for PMB, has commenced free medical outreach for traders in all the major market nationwide, beginning from the Feferal Capital Territory (FCT). The group is however, sensitising the traders on the importance of peaceful participation in the forthcoming general elections. Speaking with newsmen Read More

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Corruption allegation: We ‘ll act on petition against Oshiomhole-ICPC

November 14, 2018 Editorial II 0

… As protesters petition agency   The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has said that it would act on the alleged corruption cases against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) if there is any petition address to the body.   The agency assured that it will follow a laid down procedure for handling allegations of corruption, part Read More

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Jonathan blasts Osinbajo over corruption, economy comments

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

The immidiate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to claims by Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo that he left Nigeria with debt and ruined the economy due to the alleged corruption under his watch. The Vice President had during a lecture entitled, “Restructuring and the Nigerian federation,” delivered as part of activities marking the 40th anniversary of Association of Friends Read More

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Airport search: Atiku crying foul, says pro-Buhari group

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the media handlers of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of deliberately misrepresenting a search that was clearly in line with international best practices. It said in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke on Tuesday in Abuja that it is common knowledge Read More

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Its impossible to have peace in APC- Oshiomhole

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said tha it will be strange if the ruling party is experiencing “graveyard peace.”   While appearing on Arise Television on Tuesday, the party chairman said the APC is prone to controversies because it is a large party. Last week, the party chairman was detained by the Department of State Services Read More

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Troops arrest female suicide bomber inside Borno Community

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

Troops of 251 Task Force Battalion Maiduguri arrested a female suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri to detonate her suicide vest and inflict maximum casualty on innocent Nigerians. Upon interrogation, according to a statement released to the media on Tuesday,  she said” her name is Shaidatu Adamu,19 years old from Gwoza in Borno State. She was sent on a Read More

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PDP, Atiku facing difficulties in raising funds, APC alleges

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar are facing serious difficulties raising funds for the 2019 election campaigns. The party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, said in a statement he signed on Tuesday in Abuja alleged that due to the stringent meassures put in place by Read More

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Campaign vehicles’ unfettered immunity and the question of internal security

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

The return of democracy in the year 1999 saw the return of political campaigns by politicians, which, unfortunately, continues to take dangerous dimentions and trends in each of the succeeding general elections. Politicians deploy whatever that is at their disposal to realize their dreams, but the most dangerous trend was their integration of youth in political thuggery. This spell doom Read More

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NAPTIP nabs trafficker who jumped into river

November 13, 2018 Editorial II 0

In a midnight operation at the weekend, the Benin zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) arrested one Action Mudiaga (M) (29), at Uwheru, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, for a suspected case of human trafficking.   In a statement signed by the Benin commander Nduka Nwanwenne, on Tuesday, said Read More

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190 support groups threaten to dump Atiku, accusse Gbenga Daniel of Nepotism

November 12, 2018 Editorial II 0

About one hundred and ninety (190) People Democratic Party (PDP) support groups have threatened to abandoned Presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly neglecting them in the scheme of things.   The groups which form part of those who contributed money to purchase Nomination and Expression of Interest for Atiku Abubakar, specifically accussed his campaign Director General Read More

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Shun get-rich-quick syndrome, Aregbesola urges Corps members

November 12, 2018 Editorial II 0

Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has advised the corps members deployed to the state to shun the get-rich-quick syndrome which he said has sent many youths to untimely death while many have been sent to jail.   Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Orientation Camp, Ede, Read More

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Osinbajo gets 7 days ultimatum to resign over alleged N5.8bn NEMA scam

November 12, 2018 Editorial II 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has given the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, seven (7) days to resign over his alleged flagrant violation of the constitution and the Public Procurement Act in the approval of N5.8billion as intervention funds for the North East in 2017. It could be recalled that Read More

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Osun tribunal relocates to Abuja

November 11, 2018 Editorial II 0

The Election tribunal hearing the petition on the Osun state governorship election has been relocated to Abuja. A statement by the Secretary of the tribunal, A. M. Aliyu, confirmed the movement of the tribunal to the federal capital territory. The statement reads: “This is to inform the general public that the sitting of the Osun state governorship election petition tribunal Read More

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Utomi rejects INEC list, may seek alternatives ahead 2019

November 11, 2018 Editorial II 0

Delta State governorship hopeful, Prof Pat Utomi has rejected the published list of candidates by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC list that was published last week Friday, had Chief Great Ogboru as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Delta state. Reacting to the controversial list, Prof. Utomi said it was in defiance of a subsisting court Read More