Royal Queen revives academic hope for Ogbia girls

August 14, 2018 Emmanuel Joy, Yenagoa 0

The Chairperson, Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Wives Association and President, Royal Queens of the Niger Delta Initiative, Her Majesty Dr. (Barr) Josephine Diete-Spiff has demonstrated unwavering resolve in empowering the less privileged by donating funds towards ensuring quality education for the Ogbia girl child. The Queen of Twon Brass Kingdom made the gesture while delivering a goodwill message during a Read More

CSOs threaten legal action over Benue Speaker impeachment

August 13, 2018 Online Editor 0

All is not over with the controversy surrounding the impeachment of the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Terkyimbi Ikyange as Conference of Harmonised Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria has issued a two week-ultimatum for parties to revert to status quo ante after which it will approach a court of competent jurisdiction to ascertain if the Read More

Frank Accuses Buhari, APC of Corrupting Elections Through Vote Buying

August 12, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the ruling APC of corrupting the nation’s electoral process through their devious love for massive vote buying. Frank, in a statement in Abuja, said the Senate and House of Representatives bye-elections held in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi Read More

Breaking: Two allegedly killed in kogi bye election as PDP, ADC , SDP call for cancellation

August 11, 2018 Online Editor 0

The coalition of all Political Parties that contested today’s bye election in Kogi State have rejected the conduct of Lokoja Kogi Federal Constituency bye election for government induced harrassment, intimidation and disruption of voting process in some polling units. The political parties that rejected the polls are Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, African Democratic Congress, Accord Party, Read More

NASS Siege Report: IGP, Oshiomhole Colluding to Implicate Saraki – Frank

August 10, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Adams Oshiomhole-led APC of plotting to blame the recent failed siege on the National Assembly on the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. He said that the APC has perfected a sinister plot Read More

Negative outcome of fight against Saraki

NASS siege: Saraki has no pact with sacked DSS DG Daura

August 9, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

…Wants Oshiomohle, Abba Kyari, others held responsible Contrary to the insinuation that the sacked Director General of the Department of State Security (DSS) Lawal Daura, was indirectly working for the Senate President Bukola Saraki, a former chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has asked the public to dismiss what he discribed as “misinformation and a Read More

EFCC cutting down the mighty

2019: FG planning to freeze Atiku, Saraki, Wike, others’ accounts, Frank alleges

August 9, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has revealed that the current administration was planning to freeze accounts of major opposition leaders ahead of the 2019 general elections to render the opposition party incapacitated. Frank, who raised the alarm specifically listed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Rivers state Read More

APC makes U-turn, defends DSS invasion of NASS

August 8, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday made a U-turn on its earlier position over the development of State Security Service (SSS) at the National Assembly on Tuesday. The party, had earlier on Tuesday, few hours after the drama caught widespread media attention and outrage from Nigerians condemned the siege laid by operatives of State Security Service (SSS) at the Read More

NASS Siege: Frank commends Nigerians, EU, UK, others, wants culpable persons’ visa revoked

August 8, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Franks, has commended Nigerians from all walks of life and the international communities like European Union, United Kingdom, United States of America and other leaders for their prompt condemnations of the siege witnessed at the National Assembly on Tuesday. Frank, who appealed to world leaders to direct Read More

Ekiti: 4,390 soldiers, NSCDC, others to complement police

Police not involved in NASS inversion – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, said the police were not part of the security personnel that laid siege on the National Assembly. Speaking to State House correspondents after close-door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo which lasted an hour, Idris said he was yet to be briefed about the event. He said the siege on Read More

Osinbajo condemns siege on National Assembly

…Says those responsible will be punished Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday condemned siege on National Assembly by the operatives of the State Security Service (SSS). In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Office of the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande,Osinbajo said the siege was a gross violation of Read More

NASS siege: Oshiomhole flayed over claim of Ignorance

August 7, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the reaction of the ruling party’s National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomohle, claiming ignorance of the early morning  siege on the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). Frank said while his first reaction was to ignore the barefaced Read More

Breaking: Osinbajo sacks SSS DG, Lawal Daura

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the termination of the appointment of the Director General, State Security Service, Lawal Musa Daura, with immediate effect. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Office of the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, said in a statement in Abuja. Mr. Daura has been directed to hand over Read More

Breaking: Oshiomhole, DG DSS, 30 APC Senators Meet on How to Impeach Saraki

August 7, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, the Director General of the Department of State Services (DG – DSS), Lawan Daura and 30 APC Senators, led by the Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan, of spearheading a fresh plot to illegally impeach the President of Read More

Akpabio’s defection : APC’s corruption fight dead, says Timi Frank

August 6, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the anti-corruption fight of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as dead in view of its new spirit of accommodation for those it once termed as “corrupt” and “looters” of the economy. Frank in a statement in Abuja on Monday, stated that an administration that Read More

Umahi blast Oshiomole: Stay away from Ebonyi with your blackmail

Ebonyi State Governor Engr. David Umahi has described Adams Oshiomole as a blackmailer who could not fix problems in his party. But rather warned him not to bring his devilish plot into the state. Umahi who was reacting to the statement credited to the embattled National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole requesting him the Governor to Read More

APC NWC lifts Senator Sani’s suspension

August 5, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lifted the suspension placed on Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central senatorial district of Kaduna state. The party therefore directed the chairman of the party in Tudun ward and others to implement the directive with a view to complimenting the peace efforts being made by the national leadership of the Read More

Presidency offering  APC lawmakers N150m each to Impeach Saraki, Dogara

August 4, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

…State legislators to get N50m each against Ortom, Tambuwal, other The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progresives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the presidency and the leadership of the APC of a plot to induce its Senators, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly members with humongous cash to impeach the President of Read More

Timi Frank finally dumps APC

August 3, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

…Says ruling party a failed project The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has finally dumped the party, assuring Nigerians that he will continue to speak  against injustice, intimidation, political persecution, criminalisation of all opponents of the ruling party. Frank, who is silenced on whether he is joining another political party soon, Read More

FG to review Corps members’ allowance upward – DG NYSC

August 2, 2018 Online Editor 0

The federal government is said to have commenced the process of reviewing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) monthly allowance upward. The Director General, Brigadier General, Suleiman Kazaure, stated this today when he visited the FCT orientation camp Kubwa as part of his tour of orientation camps. Kazaure said the scheme received a letter from the presidency that was also Read More

Breaking: Saraki, Ortom, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso attend PDP NEC meeting

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal and his Benue state counterpart Samuel Ortom, are currently attending the 81st National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). First to arrive the Waddata PDP office in Abuja, was the former PDP Speaker House of Representative and Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal who defected from Read More

APDA raises alarm over plot to derail Buhari government

August 2, 2018 Emeka Nze, Abuja 0

The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has accused individuals it described as “dark horses in Nigeria and their foreign collaborators of hatching plots” aimed at derailing the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement Thursday in Abuja by APDA Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Hon. Bayo Olumoko, the party revealed that there was groundswell hostility orchestrated by “disgruntled Read More

Frank warns Presidency over plot to forcefully reconvene the Senate

August 1, 2018 Online Editor 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC),Comrade Timi Frank has cautioned against alleged attempt being made to illegally reconvene the Senate by some APC Senators in collusion with the Presidency. Frank in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said no other person is permitted to reconvene any arm of the National Assembly when it is on Read More

APC spokesman Abdullahi quits, joins Saraki in PDP

August 1, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Bolaji Abdullahi, has resigned from the party. Abdullahi, whose political family in Kwara state led by Senate President Bukola Saraki defected earlier on Tuesday to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), announced his resignation from APC on Wednesday. In a statement released Wednesday, Abdullahi said he found distasteful the move by the party Read More