Breaking: 30 abducted students from Kebbi school regain freedom

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Thirty students abducted from the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri in Kebbi state have regained freedom. This comes four months after bandits stormed the school and kidnapped an unspecified number of students and four teachers. The attack occurred in June. Yahaya Sarki, who is the Special Adviser on Media to Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, confirmed the release of the Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group takes lobby to Masari, Daura, others in Kastina

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A major phase in the race towards the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket has begun with the weekend’s visit to Kastina state by a lobby group loyal to Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo, ahead of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling party. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) declared that their weekend mobilization and Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Scrap Senate now, Ondo gov demands unicameral legislature

June 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has called for a unicameral legislature for the country as the process of amending the 1999 Constitution is ongoing. Akeredolu stated this at the Akure Centre of the South-west zonal public hearing on the review constitution, held at the International Cultural and Event Center, Akure, the state capital, on Tuesday. He said the upper chamber Read More

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Breaking: 100 die in Niger boat mishap

May 26, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

   No fewer  than 100 passsengers have reportedly died in a boat mishap in Niger state.  It was learnt that  the  accident occurred  on Wednesday when atheboat conveying over 180 passengers capsized at about 7.30am on its way to  a local  market. According  to  reports, the boat  took off from Loko mina  in Niger state at about 7.30am and was Read More

Abuja: Cutting trees in your compound now attracts fine of N100,000 – FCTA

May 2, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Terriory Administration(FCTA ), has through the Department of Parks and Recreation, disclosed that it is an offense for residents to cut down trees planted in private compounds without permission from government.  The Department of Parks and Recreation disclosed that anyone caught cutting down grown up trees both in private compound and in public places will pay a fine Read More

Fayose, Makinde end truce at PDP zonal congress in Osun

April 12, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The rift between the former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose and the Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, might have been settled during the zonal congress of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Osogbo, Osun state, Monday.  The process that was initially appeared tensed with the arrays of thugs mobilized into the state for the congress, turned peaceful with the Read More

Easter: Makinde tasks Christians on neighborliness, forgiveness, others

April 4, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

Governor Seyi Makinde on Saturday tasked Christians to in the spirit of the Easter season continue to be their brother’s keepers and to forgive others. The governor in his Easter message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa emphasized the need for Nigerians irrespective of their religious differences to be living together in peace and harmony. Expressing gratitude Read More

Bayelsa comment: Drama in Senate as Dickson, another Senator clash

March 23, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

 Mild drama ensued on the floor of the Senate Tuesday between Senators  Aishatu Binani Ahmed (APC Adamawa Central) and Seriake Dickson (PDP Bayelsa West) over the smallness or otherwise of Bayelsa State . Senator Aishatu Ahmed had in her lead presentation on a bill sponsored by her on the need for establishment of Federal Medical Centre Mubi, Adamawa state, veered Read More