Lawan debunks bickering with Buni

May 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has refuted claim of disaffection between him and the National Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), Governor Mai Mala Buni, of Yobe state as reported in one of the national dailies on Friday . The National daily had in the story titled: ” Fresh crisis in Read More

Lalong represents shining light of APC politics – Governors

May 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has described Chairman, Northern Governors Forum (NGF) and the governor of Plateau state, Simon Bako Lalong, as a shining light of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) politics. The APC governors said they acknowledged and commended the leadership, vision and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria by the Plateau governor. In a statement signed Wednesday Read More

Plateau: Deputy gov., executive council felicitate with Lalong at 58

The Plateau state deputy governor, Prof.Sonni Tyoden, and members of the State Executive Council, have described Governor Simon Lalong, as exceptional and selfless leader. Prof. Tyoden and the cabinet members, made the statement when they paid congratulatory visit to the residence of the Governor in Rayfield, to congratulate Lalong as he celebrate his 58 birthday. The members of the executive Read More

Gombe governor hails Blueprint publisher Malagi at 55

May 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

Gombe state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has felicitated with the chairman of Bifocal Group, owners of We FM and publisher of Blueprint Newspaper, Alhaji Idris Mohammed Malagi on the occasion of his 55th birthday. In a congratulatory message issued by his director of press, Ismaila Uba Misilli, Governor Yahaya described the kakaaki of Nupe as a consummate media practitioner Read More

Geidam: Bala meets security agents over influx of people to Bauchi

May 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the influx of people to some local government areas of Bauchi state who fled from Geidam in Yobe state as a result of attacks by Boko Haram militants, governor Bala Mohammed on Monday met with security agencies and traditional rulers over security threats in the affected areas. Briefing journalists shortly after the security meeting at the government house Bauchi, Read More

2023: Fayemi, others inciting Nigerians against APC – Okechukwu

May 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu has taken a swipe at Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), John Kayode Fayemi, for calling on those agonising about the state of affairs in the country to organise and vote out the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Okechukwu, an APC foundation member like Read More

Bauchi workers appeal for regular promotions

May 2, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Workers in Bauchi state have appealed to governor Bala Mohammed for regular release and implementation of promotions to all deserving officers. Bauchi state chairman Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Danjuma Saleh made the appeal on Saturday during the commemoration of the 2021 international workers day. According to him, the promotions are not coming as at when due lamenting that passing Read More

Breaking: Akpabio, Akpanudoedehe in closed-door meeting, deny rift

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs and former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio and the National Secretary Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), James Akpanudoedehe, are currently holding a closed-door meeting. The duo, however, denied any form of disagreement politically. Both Akpabio and Akpanudoedehe are from Akwa Ibom state. The APC Secretary described the visit by the Read More

19 bandits informants arrested in Niger

April 27, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Nineteen suspected agents of bandits have been arrested by men of the vigilantes in Munya and Shiroro local governments of Niger state. It was learnt that five of the informants made up of two brothers of the same father and the other three, fulani herdsmen were apprehended at Chiri village in the Shiroro local government of the state while the Read More

My relationship with Buhari cordial, frank, honest – Tinubu

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has dispelled insinuation of crisis between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that his relationship with the President “cordial, frank and honest.” Tinubu, however, asked Nigerians to support for the President’s efforts at addressing the increasing security challenges facing the country. Asiwaju made the appeal shortly Read More

Bauchi govt grants N1bn loan to fertilizer company

April 27, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has granted a loan of One billion to the state fertilizer company to boost its production. The governor announced the grant Tuesday when he paid a visit to the company in continuation of his projects inspection tour across the state.  According to him, the government has also settled the backlog of debts amounting to Read More

APC condemns attack on Gov Uzodinma’s country home

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the attack by hoodlums on the country home of the Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma. The party also condemned the attacks on police personnel and formations in Abia, Imo, Ebonyi and Anambra states. In a statement signed by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning, John James Akpanudoedehe, Monday in Abuja, the APC said it Read More

Parliamentary workers give condition for ending strike

April 25, 2021 Moses John 0

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) Sunday said the ongoing industrial action by the workers would only be call off if the relevance authorities met the demands of the union. They said the workers are willing to sustain the ongoing strike since all the Governors and Speakers of the 36 States of the federation are reluctant in meeting the demands Read More

I wasn’t detained, has no reason to bribe EFCC boss – Akpabio

April 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to what he called a defamatory article written by an online medium, titled: “How EFCC detained Godswill Akpabio for two hours after attempting to bribe Agency Chairman with $350,000.” He said the report “is false.” The Minister according to a press statement signed Saturday Anietie Ekong, his Chief Press Read More

Be president to all sections of Nigeria, APC chieftain, Akere tells Buhari

April 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Sunday Akere, has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari to be more of Nigerian president than a Northern or Fulani leader.   Speaking at a news forum of the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Osogbo, Tuesday, the former Commissioner for information and strategy during the administration of Rauf Aregbesola Read More

Allow states to develop own minerals, pay royalty to FG – Wike

April 20, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proposed that the federating units should be allowed to develop and operate their respective minerals and pay royalty to the federal government.He said this has become pertinent because the federal government which unilaterally controls the country’s rich mineral resources has failed to translate the wealth into overall economic development. Special Assistant (Media) to Read More

APC forum declares Akpabio ‘natural leader’ in Akwa Ibom

April 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A progressive forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Advocates Forum has declared that former governor of Akwa Ibom and the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, is the ‘natural leader’ of the party in the state being a serving cabinet member. The group, however, called on APC’s National Caretaker Committee led by the Yobe state Read More

Improper conduct of APC registration exercise may mar national convention – Buni

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned that improper handling of the on-going membership registration, revalidation and update exercise may make or mar the forth coming national convention of the party. Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni while inaugurating Membership Registration Appeal Committee of the party Thursday in Abuja, advised the panel Read More

APC disowns ‘fake zoning list’ in circulation

April 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Nigerians to disregard “a fake zoning list” in circulation, saying the arrangement was not from the Caretaker Committee. A purported zoning list emerged on social media on Wednesday  listing the zone to produce certain offices ahead of the 2023 general elections. But when asked to authentic the said list, national secretary, Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Read More

Updated: Ex-Imo Gov Okorocha arrested by EFCC operatives

April 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

A former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested, Premium Times can authoritatively report. Okorocha was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at about 4 P.M. Tuesday at his Unity House private office in Abuja, sources familiar with the matter told this medium. The former governor was arrested after a five-hour standoff with Read More

AESID to Police, DSS: Mop up illegal arms in circulation in Ebonyi

April 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has called on all the security agencies to urgently mop up all the illegal arms and ammunition in the hands of unauthorised persons, especially political thugs in the state. The association revealed that it has gotten information on how some top politicians have shared illegal weapons for some political thugs to Read More