Breaking: Bala’s name appears in PDP gov’ship primary ballot

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The name of the incumbent governor of Bauchi state and PDP Presidential aspirant, Bala Mohammed, Wednesday appeared on the PDP ballot papers for the party’s gubernatorial primary election in the state. Addressing journalists on the appearance of Bala’s name in the ballot, the Bauchi state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam attributed the appearance of the PDP presidential aspirant in the Read More

2023: Rising poverty may lead to uprising, Mogahlu warns

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has warned of the prospect of a social insurrection in the country if the rising poverty is not addressed. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja at a parley organised by the party for the ADC presidential hopefuls themed “forging ahead, leading forward and knowledge-driven collegiate presidency”, Mogahlu said his fear was based on the teething Read More

EndSars: Osun govt pays N53.2m compensation to victims of brutality

May 12, 2022 Editorial II 0

Osun state government has presented cheques of N53,290,000 as compensation to victims of police brutality in the state. The governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, who presented the cheques to the victims at the Exco Lounge, governor’s office, Osogbo, Thursday, stated that the motive was a deliberate quest to redress the wrongs of yesterday and set the state on the path of true Read More

Yahaya returns nomination forms, boasts of transformation in Gombe

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor Inuwa Yahaya has returned his Expression of Interest and nomination forms to the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the governorship primary in the state. The governor also expressed confidence that he will win both the APC ticket and his reelection in 2023 general elections. Speaking with newsmen after submitting his nomination forms Read More

2023: Emefiele submits presidential nomination forms

May 12, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The CBN governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has submitted his presidential nomination form to the secretariat of the rulling party, APC Wednesday in Abuja.  His submission of the APC presidential form which was followed the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja which upheld the judgment of the Federal High Court Umuahia that nullified Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act which required public Read More

Tinubu ‘ll congratulate winner, return home if he loses ticket – Babashir Lawal 

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babashir Lawal, has said the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will congratulate the winner and return home if he loses the presidential ticket of the party. The ruling party had slated its presidential primary for May 30 2022.The former Lagos governor will be contesting Read More

Breaking: Jubilation in Abuja as Tinubu returns nomination forms

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

There were jubilation at the International Conference Centre (ICC) venue of the submission of nomination forms, Wednesday as Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu returned his presidential forms for the party’s ticket ahead of 2023 general elections. The nomination forms were submitted on his behalf by a team of his supporters led by the Read More

Breaking: Buhari directs Malami, Ameachi, Ngige, others with political ambitions to resign

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all his ministers with political ambitions to resign immediately. The affected Ministers are expected to leave the cabinet on or before May 16. He gave the order today at tbe weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Those affected are Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science, Technology Read More

ASUU Strike: OAU directs students to go home

May 11, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun state, has directed students to vacate their hostels and go home. The directive, according to a statement signed and made available to Journalists by the Dean, Division of Student Affairs, Prof. I.O. Aransi, was necessary due to the new update of strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities Read More

Breaking: Jonathan finally picks APC N100m nomination forms

May 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of supporters and Fulani group asking former President Goodluck Jonathan to run for President has just picked a nomination forms for him on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Jonathan has been rumoured to be interested in returning as Nigeria’s President in the weeks with Nigerians divided over the development. The former Nigerian leader handed Read More

Reps member to Buhari: Sack Emefiele as CBN gov immediately

May 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of House House Representatives, representing Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency, Hon. Teejay Yusuf, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, for flouting extant rules and exposes Nigeria’s economy to further risks while his proxies continue to canvass his 2023 presidential candidature. A group of rice farmers had purchased presidential nomination forms of the Read More

There’s plot by Gbajabiamila to reconvene House to attack Emefiele, group alleges

May 8, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Arewa Consultative Youth Movement (ACYM) has raised the alarm over plot by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to reconvene the House for the sole purpose of attacking President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele.  The group’s position was contained in a statement by its President, Kabiru Yusuf.  The Read More

Breaking: Jonathan’s ex-minister joins APC, picks N100m presidential forms

May 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The President of the African Development Bank and former minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Saturday, paid for the nomination and expression of interest forms to contest for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket in proxy.  This is as a coalition of 28 groups consisting of Youth Arise Movement, Nigerians in Diaspora One Nigeria Group, Prudent Youth Association of Read More

Emigration: Aregbesola, Malami, others to attend Immigration lawyer’s conference 

May 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Immigration Lawyers Association has concluded arrangements to host its 2022 Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference in Abuja. The two day-conference with the theme: ‘Contemporary Issues in The Immigration Milieu in Nigeria,’ would be graced by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN,  A statement Friday Read More

Breaking: Emefiele, CBN incumbent governor picks APC N100m forms, Yerima joins presidential race

May 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, the Senator representing Ondo-North senatorial district, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice and the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, have obtained N100 million Expression of Interest and Nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Emefiele is yet to resign his appointment. Read More

Breaking: Ganduje defeats Shekarau, others at Supreme Court

May 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Supreme Court has just dismissed the appeal filed by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction against the Kano state mainstream All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court Justices declared that the appeal filed by Shekarau-led faction lack merit and can’t stand based on the established legal authority. Details soon…

Ochanya: CSO, FGGC old students charge Benue govt to appeal rape case

May 5, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A leading organisations working against rape in Nigeria on the aiges of Make A Difference Initiative (MAD) and Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Gboko Old Students Chapter have asked Benue State Government to Appeal the court judgement of Benue State High Court in Makurdi, which acquitted Andrew Ogbuja, a lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, of raping and causing Read More

Breaking: Ex-Ogun governor Amosun joins presidential race

May 5, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Ogun state governor and Senator representing Ogun Central District, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday in Abuja, declared to vie for the All Progressives Congress presidential ticket in the forthcoming primaries on May 30 – June 1, 2022.  Amosun declared his intention to run few minutes past 1:00pm at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.  According to him “Today, I Read More

Breaking: Ex-APC national chair Oshiomhole declares for presidency

May 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Wednesday declared for the 2023 presidential race. Declaring at Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts and Culture Abuja, the former Edo Governor said he is in the race to change the narratives for the good of all Nigerians. Details later…

Presidency: Fayemi to decentralise governance, proposes integrated security system

May 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)   Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi has officially declared his intention to contest for the presidency in 2023, even as he promised to decentralise governance if elected. Fayemi, who is also the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) expressed confidence of picking the APC presidential ticket either by Read More

Eid Al-fitr: NSCDC deploys 20,000 personnel nationwide

April 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to ensure adequate security of lives and maximum protection of all Critical National Assets and Infrastructure in the country, before, during and after Eid-al-fitr celebration; the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has directed that personnel of the Corps must remain valiant and tactically prepared to neutralize the activities of Read More

2023: Youths endorse Ibrahim Zakari for Katsina guber

April 29, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Katsina Youth Coalition For Equity and Good Governance have endorsed the candidature of Hon. Ibrahim Zakari as the next candidate that can bring about the desired change in the state. The youths said in Abuja that the candidature of IIbrahim Zakari is a sure bet to victory for any political party that is ready to give him the ticket. Read More

Yahaya Bello’s ex-Information Commissioner Fanwo joins Yagba Reps seat contest

April 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The immidiate-past Commissioner of Information in Kogi state Hon. Kingsley Fanwo, has picked Expression of Interest and nomination forms to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives ticket for Yagba west federal constituency. Fanwo who had earlier resigned his appointment from Governor Yahaya Bello’s government, said if given opportunity he will do better as a lawmaker. Speaking with Read More

Kogi East Senate: PDP screening c’ttee disqualifies Okpanachi, Suleiman, 4 others

April 29, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Assembly Screening Committee in Kogi state, has disqualified Ubolo Itodo Okpanachi and Aminu Abubakar Suleiman from the Kogi East senatorial contest over various acts of misconducts. In the same vein, out of the seven aspirants vying for the Kogi Central Senatorial seat, four including a former Senator, Ahmed Salau Ogembe, were also disqualified. Ogembe Read More