Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

How I stood strong, killed Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ken Nnamani

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Ken Nnamani, has revealed how he aborted the planned to amend constitution to allow for third term in office during former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Nnamani said his model of legislating was shaped by the debate about whether the legislator is an agent or a trustee. Speaking Thursday in Read More

AITEO slams Shell with $2.5bn suit over sale of OML 29

October 5, 2021 Lekan Olashehinde 0

A global oil giant, AITEO has slammed Anglo-Dutch Company, Shell with a $2.5B suit over claims it made in the sale of the OML 29.  Shell and its joint venture partners sold all their undivided 45% equity in OML 29 to AITEO sometime in 2014 for a whopping sum of $2.4 billion, which assets Shell said included the Nembe Creek Trunk Line Read More

Olubadan, Soun, other Yoruba monarchs reject secession

September 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Prominent traditional rulers in the six states of the South-west geo-political zone have enjoined all Yoruba sons and daughters to embrace peace and eschew acts that can lead to the disintegration of Nigeria. The royal fathers, who are the custodians of Yoruba culture and tradition, also kicked against violent agitations for the secession of Yorubaland from the rest of Nigeria. Read More

Insecurity: Save Nigeria flays Gora over security apparatus criticism

September 2, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Convener, Save Nigeria Movement (SNM), Solomon Semaka, has condemned Colonel Albehu Dauda Gora (retd.) over criticism of the country’s security apparatus for allegedly failing to contain security challenges in confronting the country.Semaka, while reacting to a publication by Gora said: “It is astonishing that a retired Colonel, who is supposed to have diverse knowledge of processes involved in security Read More

Senator Sani Musa declares for APC National chairman contest

August 25, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The senator representing Niger East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, has expressed interest to vie for the National Chairman posof the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the  forthcoming National Delegates Congress of the party.  Musa who is serving his first term in the Senate stated this on Wednesday  while speaking with journalists in Minna.He said Read More

Medical report confirms Keren-Happuch was raped – GBVR coalition

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Gender Based Violence Responders (GBVR) has condemned what it described as deliberate attempts by the management of Premiere Academy, Lugbe to allegedly distort facts leading to the death of a – 14 year old student, Keren-Happuch Akpagher who died following infections caused her by the condom left inside her by her rapist. According to the coalition, the Read More

Gbajabiamila seeks NASS, state assemblies collaboration on constitution review

July 4, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for collaboration between the National Assembly and the 36 state Houses of Assembly to make the ongoing review of the 1999 Constitution successful.Gbajabiamila, who spoke at a meeting of the Conference of Presiding Officers of Nigerian Legislatures (COPON) in Abuja at the weekend, also stated that the Legislature remained the Read More

N/Convention: I won’t tolerate godfatherism as APC chair – Moniedafe

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the chairmanship aspirants and former chairman of the defucnt Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has promised that his leadership would not tolerate godfatherism in the choice of candidates for elections. Moniedafe also promised to ensure the provisions Read More

Buni’s statement misquoted at APC youth conference – Spokesman

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General, Press and Media Affairs to Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state, Mamman Mohammed, has debunked some misrepresentations in the media regarding his principal’s speech at the Progressives Youth Conference held at the International Conference Center, Abuja on Monday. A national daily (not Blueprint) had claimed that the APC chairman said “retrogressive elements with evil intentions are causing Read More

Sacked Oyo LG chairmen to Makinde: Obey S/Court judgment

June 15, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The sacked local government chairmen in Oyo state, =Monday asked Governor Seyi Makinde to pay their salaries and entitlements as directed by the Supreme Court in its judgment of May, 7 this year. In a statement made available to newsmen signed by the chairman, Forum 68 (Immediate Past Chairman ALGON), Oyo state chapter, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, tasked the governor to Read More

Breaking: Tinubu’s posters flood Abuja

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Posters of the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have flooded parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja even as Nigeria celebrates her democracy day anniversary. The posters which carries Tinubu’s bold picture and name surfaced on Sunday strategically pasted on public infrastructure like traffic kiosks, bus stops and other public places in the nation’s Read More

NCS, OCI to collaborate on cancer care, eradication

June 5, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Nigerian Cancer Society (NCS) has concluded plans to collaborate with the Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora (OCI) Foundation, an International Non Governmental Organization (NGO) to advance the course of cancer care with the aim of reducing it’s impact in Nigeria. The collaboration is in the area of Arm Our Youths (ArOY) a Health campaign which commenced since 2019, aiming to introduce anti-breast Read More

2023: Former APC exco endorses Matawalle for Senate

June 3, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

All former All Progressives Congress (APC) from the 55 electoral wards of Nasarawa west senatorial district have resolved to support the candidature of Barrister Labaran Magaji , Matawallen Toto as senator representing Nasarawa west senatorial district of Nasarawa state  in the 2023 elections. The former executive members of the party led by Shuaib Obugye, former APC chairman Guto/ Aisa ward Read More

Maladministration in NMEC responsible for upsurge in adult illiteracy, out of school children

May 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Few months to the end of the tenure of the Executive Secretary of National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), Prof. Abba Haladu, a group, Concerned Literacy Vanguard (CLV) has demanded for his removal, raising the issue of accountability. The group further expressed concern that the neglect of the agency core vision has led to an upsurge Read More

Ondo guber: PDP heads to Appeal

April 20, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared intention to appeal against the Ondo governorship tribunal judgement.In a release signed by the state publicity secretary of party, and on behalf its candidate Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, at the October 20, 2020 governorship election, Kennedy Ikantu Peretei said appeal will be made against the judgement of the Ondo governorship elections tribunal delivered virtually Read More

Bauchi to repatriate non-native prostitutes, marry off indigenes

April 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state shariah commission has disclosed intention to repatriate non-native prostitutes operating in the state and marry off the indigenous ones as part of efforts to tackle immoral acts in the state. The permanent commissioner of the commission in charge of ‘hisbah’ (Islamic police) Aminu Balarabe Isah disclosed this Monday during a Pre-ramadan sensitization organized by his office for prostitutes Read More

NEPZA, IFC seek FEC’s buy-in on medical SEZs establishment

April 2, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has urged the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to make the idea of establishing Medical Special Economic Zones across the six geo-political zones of the country a national project.  The Authority’s head, corporate communications, Martins Odeh, who stated this in a statement Friday, said the managing director, Prof. Read More

$1.3M cash recovered in Ex-Air Chief house tendered as exhibit

March 25, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Federal government has tendered as exhibit before the federal high Court Abuja the sum of 1.3 million dollars recovered from the Abuja mansion of retired Air Commodore Umar Mohammed. The huge foreign currency was tendered by the government on Thursday at the resumed trial and was admitted as exhibit after it was counted in the open courtroom with the Read More