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LAGOS APC BACKS Adams Oshiomhole .

LAGOS APC BACKS Adams Oshiomhole .

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress has resolved to throw its weight behind the national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomole over the needless and avoidable crisis in the party. We acknowledge and appreciate the dogged and passionate leadership of the national chairman which was mainly responsible for our victories in the national elections. We did not only retain the presidency but ... Read More »

Court Grants Ex-Plateau Gov, Jang Leave to Travel for Medicals

Court Grants Ex-Plateau Gov, Jang Leave to Travel for Medicals

Justice Christy Dabup of a Plateau State High Court, sitting in Jos has granted a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang leave to travel to Dubai to attend to his ailing eyesight. E.G. Phajok, SAN, Jang’s counsel, had applied to the court, seeking for the release of his client’s international passport, which was submitted to the court in 2014 ... Read More »

EFCC Arraigns Man for $12,650 Internet Fraud

EFCC Arraigns Man for $12,650 Internet Fraud

By:Owolola Adebola The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on March 9, 2020, arraigned one Mede Oghenerume (alias Benjamin David) on a five-count charge, bordering on obtaining by false pretence and internet fraud to the tune of $12,650 (Twelve Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty United States Dollars) before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High ... Read More »

Bode George’s un-win-able Tinubu war

Bode George’s un-win-able Tinubu war

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@atgmail.com 0705 263 1058 He who must destroy others to succeed must know that destruction awaits him at the gate of his (own) success – Nino Brown. PDP chieftain, Chief Olabode George, was recently reported as saying he would contest the 2023 presidency so as to stop Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from becoming the president of this ... Read More »

On Zulum’s approval, Borno holds LG polls June 13 

On Zulum’s approval, Borno holds LG polls June 13 

Following the approval of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, the Borno State Independent Electoral Commission, BOSIEC, has announced Saturday, June 13, 2020 for election of chairmen and ward councillors‘  across the 27 local government areas of the state. Special Adviser on public relations and strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, said in a statement released on Monday, that Professor Zulum is committed to ... Read More »

Bayelsa Governor relieves travails at RCCG Camp ground

Bayelsa Governor relieves travails at RCCG Camp ground

  Bayelsa State Governor Duoye Diri has said he visited the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, during his election travails. Diri said this on Friday at the church’s international headquarters along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway during the ‘Testimony Session’ at the church’s monthly meeting. “I contested in the governorship election in Bayelsa State in ... Read More »

Zulum, other Northeast Governors issue 14-point communique after Gombe meeting

Zulum, other Northeast Governors issue 14-point communique after Gombe meeting

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum alongside other Governors of the northeast last night released a 14-point communique after their one day meeting in Gombe. The communique was read by host governor of Gombe state, Inuwa Mohammed Yahaya after the Governors held closed door meetings which lasted hours. The communique has the following points: 1. They resolved to support all ... Read More »

Oshiomhole:  NEC meeting  to decide on  Tuesday

Oshiomhole: NEC meeting to decide on Tuesday

The days of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of All Progressives Party (APC) may be numbered as the party has called an emergency National Executive Council Meeting (NEC) to deliberate and take action on crucial matters rocking the party. Notice to this effect was raised Friday night by Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Victor ... Read More »

LAGOS TO CLOSE PWD LEVEL CROSSING FOR ONGOING RAILWAY MODERNISATION PROJECT  

LAGOS TO CLOSE PWD LEVEL CROSSING FOR ONGOING RAILWAY MODERNISATION PROJECT  

The Lagos State Government has announced that the PWD level crossing will be temporarily closed ‪from 6:00 pm on Saturday, 7th March 2020 to 6:00 am on Sunday, 8th March, 2020‬ for the laying of tracks as part of the ongoing railway modernisation project. According to a statement from the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, motorists intending to use the PWD ... Read More »

There are now three suspected Coronavirus cases in Lagos- Health Commissioner

There are now three suspected Coronavirus cases in Lagos- Health Commissioner

Akin Abayomi, commissioner of health in Lagos state, says there are now three suspected cases of coronavirus in the state. Abayomi said this at a press briefing on Thursday, disclosing that the patients are currently at the Infectious Disease Hospital in the Yaba area of the state. The commissioner said the samples of the patients have been taken and the ... Read More »

Court Fixes Apr 24 for Ruling On Forfeiture of Saraki’s Lagos Property

Court Fixes Apr 24 for Ruling On Forfeiture of Saraki’s Lagos Property

Court Fixes Apr 24 for Ruling On Forfeiture of Saraki’s Lagos Property Justice A. M. Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on March 5, 2020, adjourned until April 24, 2020 for ruling on the final forfeiture of two properties belonging to a former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ... Read More »

We will  sign Odion  Ighalo permanently- Solsksjaer

We will sign Odion Ighalo permanently- Solsksjaer

Manchester United  manager,Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that the red devils have seen enough of Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo and will try to sign him permanently at the expiration of his loan deal. The Nigerian striker, a boyhood Red Devils fan, was signed from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua as a stop-gap on the final day of the January transfer window. The loan deal ... Read More »

Some governors and a minister behind my sack – Oshiomhole

Some governors and a minister behind my sack – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says a serving minister and some governors are responsible for his ordeal in the party. Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock on Thursday, Oshiomhole described himself as a child of light who will always defeat darkness. He did not name the minister and ... Read More »

Contract Scam: EFCC Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ on New Corruption Charges

Contract Scam: EFCC Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ on New Corruption Charges

 By:Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal office, on Thursday, March 5, 2020 arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil (aka Mama Boko Haram) alongside Tahiru Alhaji Saidu Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyade on a fresh two-count charge involving an alleged N25million fraud. They were arraigned before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maidugur. Count two of ... Read More »

Damboa Attack: Zulum Hails Military for Decisive Blow on Boko Haram

Damboa Attack: Zulum Hails Military for Decisive Blow on Boko Haram

 … Scores of insurgents killed,19 vehicles seized by Army … ‘Taking the war to fleeing insurgents impressive’ BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has applauded the Nigerian military’s ground and air components for what he described as “decisive blow against Boko Haram” in the early hours of Wednesday, even when the insurgents ambushed from different directions ... Read More »

5 Dead, 47  Critically wounded ,as Boko Haram Attacks Damboa

5 Dead, 47  Critically wounded ,as Boko Haram Attacks Damboa

  BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI No fewer than five persons were killed with 47 others sustained gunshot injuries by stray bullets when suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram sect invaded some parts of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state on Wednesday morning. According to a hospital Source in the town who is not authorized to talk to the press ... Read More »

Akintoye: Giving Afenifere a run for their money

Akintoye: Giving Afenifere a run for their money

  By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Last Saturday, February 29, 2020, activists from all walks of life gathered at the International Secretariat of the Yoruba World Congress (YWC) located at the Magodo area of Lagos to deliberate on matters of interest to the Yoruba nation. Delegates came from Venezuela, the USA, the UK, Spain, Cuba, Mexico, Brazil and ... Read More »

Borno: The days Prof. Zulum ‘falls sick

Borno: The days Prof. Zulum ‘falls sick

By Isa Gusau At different times, some have expressed concern about Professor Babagana Umara Zulum’s work load.. Every day, the Borno Governor works for between 17 and 18 hours, and oftentimes, operates nonstop. The concern, which I also shared, was for him not to fall sick due to long hours of tedious multitasking. However, as I uncovered, there are already ... Read More »

Please beat Anthony Joshua and retire- Paris Fury begs husband

Please beat Anthony Joshua and retire- Paris Fury begs husband

Paris Fury wants her husband, Tyson, to make a mega-fight victory over Anthony Joshua his final bout, retiring as the undisputed heavyweight champion. Tyson deconstructed Deontay Wilder in seven rounds on February 22 to take the WBC heavyweight belt, setting up the ‘Battle of Britain’ showdown with Joshua. The Gypsy King’s five-fight contract with ESPN will be up after two more ring-walks, and Fury ... Read More »

Odion Ighalo: I will give my blood to succeed at old Trafford

Odion Ighalo: I will give my blood to succeed at old Trafford

Manchester United newboy Odion Ighalo has vowed to give everything to seize his chance at Old Trafford after netting his first goal for the club. The Nigerian bundled home against Club Brugge in the Europa League Last 32 to get himself off the mark after his shock loan move from Shanghai Shenhua on transfer deadline day, and is now desperate to push on and ... Read More »