Lamin takes over as information commissioner in Yobe

October 28, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The newly appointed Commissioner for home affairs information and culture Alhaji Mohammed Lamin has took over the mantle leadership of the ministry from Alhaji Abdullahi Bego who was reshuffled to the newly established Ministry of wealth creation, employment and empowerment generation recently by yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni . Speaking at the handing and taking over ceremony held at Read More

Zazzau Emir turbans Khadi Aminu new wazirin

October 15, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

The Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Mallam Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, has formally turbaned the new wazirin Zazzau, Khadi Mohammad Inuwa Aminu.  Speaking shortly after the ceremony at his Palace, Friday, the emir said the new wazirin, who was appointed on Monday, merited the appointment considering his qualities. He explained that the wazirin has Read More

Supreme Court didn’t nullify my chairmanship – Jude Okeke

October 14, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Thursday reacted to the Supreme Court judgment, which declared that Charles Soludo is the candidate of the party for Anambra state governorship election. Okeke said the Supreme Court didn’t nullify his chairmanship. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere, Okeke boasted that he’s still APGA National Chairman. The Read More

Group passes vote of confidence on Audi’s leadership in NSCDC

October 12, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

A group,   Stand Up Nigeria, has passed a vote of confidence on Dr Audi Ahmed following his superlative leadership reforms in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The group who led thousands of Nigerians early this morning to the National Assembly vowed that Audi wont be distracted despite several calls for his removal. The Convener, Sunday Attah in Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Andy Uba Names Ogene media director

September 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November 6, 2021, Anambra governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, has appointed Hon. Victor Afam Ogene as Director, Media and Publicity of his campaign. Ogene, a former member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, is also a long-standing journalist, with over 30 years of practice. In a short statement made available Read More

Osun ministerial nominees: Alimi lied – Oyetola’s aide

September 17, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The claim by Osun State’s former Commissioner for Local and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Kolapo Alimi, that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola failed to nominate his predecessor for a ministerial slot is not only untrue but also wicked, illogical and mischievous, Ismail Omipidan, Chief Press Secretary to Oyetola, has said. He was reacting to the claim by Alimi in a newspaper interview that Read More

Arewa Youth Assembly sacks speaker, splits over smear campaign against Emefiele

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Arewa Youth Assembly on Thursday splits over smear campaign against the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The Assembly has also sacked its Speaker, Mohammed Salihu Danlami, over attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic agenda and tenure extension. Recall that the Speaker of the group, Danlami, in a statement had insisted that Emefiele has option of voluntary Read More

Anambra: APC appoints Uzodinma, Omo-Agege, 22 other govs to lead campaign

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Imo state governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman, National Campaign Committee to lead 22 other governors to campaign for the party. Other party leaders in the national campaign team include the Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy Speaker Idris Wase, Minister of State for Petroleum Read More

Enugu APC excos ‘sack’ Nwoye as party chairman

August 10, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

Members of State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state have passed a vote of no confidence on state’s party chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, accusing him of insurbodination to statutory authorities and attempt to balkanise the state chapter of the party. Consequently, they appointed in his stead, Prince Chikwado Chukwunta Nnaji, the state vice chairman Read More

Ward Congress: APC group urges Buni’s c’mtt to avert ‘dangerous trend’ in Osun

August 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The dust is yet to settle on the controversial Ward Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of Osun.  A group within the party, the Progressive Coalition Against Injustice (PCAI), Friday, called on the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Mai Mala Buni, to avert a dangerous and self implosive trend within the party. The Read More

AFN appoints new technical director

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Sports Secretary of Nigeria Customs Service, Samuel Onikeku, has been appointed the Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). In a statement signed by the Tonobok Okowa, the President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Samuel Onikeku, was appointed the Technical Director after due consultation with AFN Board members and other stakeholders in Nigerian athletics family. Okowa said Onikelu Read More

APC CECPC: Supreme Court validated Buni’s appointment – govs

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared their support for the National Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni with regards to his appointment into such capacity by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. The governors made their position known in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by their Read More

Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’ Patience Madu grabs a deserving medal

August 4, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Nigeria’s sole representative in the football tournament in Tokyo 2020, Patience Ndidi Madu returned home Tuesday morning rewarded with a medal by FIFA. Madu who is a FIFA project for development was appointed as an understudy for the Tokyo Olympics Games but had the unprecedented privilege after passing all the fitness and medical tests to be given the privilege of Read More