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Those eyeing Oyo Gov’s seat should wait till 2023 – Makinde

Those eyeing Oyo Gov’s seat should wait till 2023 – Makinde

….promises to cooperate with the University of Ibadan to move the state forward Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has told his political opponents to wait till 2023 to face him at the polls. The Governor, who was speaking while flagging off the reconstruction of the 65-kilometre Moniya-Ijaye-Iseyin Road, said that the people of Oyo State rejected the main opposition ... Read More »

Again, Bill Gates Emerges World Richest Man

Again, Bill Gates Emerges World Richest Man

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and philanthropist, has again, reclaimed the position of the world’s richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Gates reportedly has a net-worth of $110 billion. He replaces Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder, at the top spot after Microsoft’s shares went up nearly 48 percent this year. Microsoft’s success this year has been helped by winning a ... Read More »

Trump ‘Strongly Considers’ Testifying In His Impeachment Probe

Trump ‘Strongly Considers’ Testifying In His Impeachment Probe

President Donald Trump said today he is “strongly” considering accepting a challenge from opposition Democrats to testify in his own impeachment investigation, AFP reports. After the speaker of the lower house, Nancy Pelosi, upped the ante by suggesting that Trump come forward to tell the “truth,” the Republican president said he was keen. Pelosi suggested “that I testify about the ... Read More »

Malabu oil block: Malami declines to speak on arrest of Adoke in UAE

Malabu oil block: Malami declines to speak on arrest of Adoke in UAE

…Says he is yet to receive formal communication The Office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice has not received any formal communication on the alleged arrest of the former Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mr Muhammed Bello Adoke SAN. Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN disclosed this while reacting the media reports ... Read More »

APC to hold emergency NEC on Friday

APC to hold emergency NEC on Friday

Barring any last-minute changes, the very contentious National Executive Council (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should be convening on Friday, November 22, 2019. The last NEC of the party was convened fifteen months ago  in August 2018, contrary to the party’s law, which stipulated quarterly meeting of the body. Reliable sources within the APC National Secretariat confirmed ... Read More »

Arsenal steal match on Man’ City, contact father of Brazilian teenager Reinier Jesus’

Arsenal steal match on Man’ City, contact father of Brazilian teenager Reinier Jesus’

Arsenal have reportedly contacted the father of highly-rated Flamengo midfielder Reinier Jesus about a future move. Reinier made his first-team debut for Flamengo in July and signed a new contract earlier this month lasting until 2024, with a release clause set at £60million. Manchester City, Real Madrid, Juventus and PSG are also interested in the 17-year-old, but Arsenal lead the way after making contact with ... Read More »

Akpabio, Ekpenyong’s DGs in war of words over rerun poll

Akpabio, Ekpenyong’s DGs in war of words over rerun poll

Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio and his opponent Senator Chris Ekpenyong are in war of words over the rerun poll for Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state. The Appeal Court sitting in the neighbouring Calabar, Cross River state, had ordered a rerun to determine the actual winner of Akwa Ibom North-West senatorial district. However, the ... Read More »

Blame Falana for continued detention of Sowore, says BMO

Blame Falana for continued detention of Sowore, says BMO

If there is anyone that deserves blame for the continued detention of Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services, (DSS), it is his lawyer Femi Falana (SAN), the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has said. According to the group, this is because the human rights lawyer has refused to do what the DSS said was necessary ... Read More »

We’ll win more states in South-south- DSP Omo-Agege

We’ll win more states in South-south- DSP Omo-Agege

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), victory in Bayelsa State as an assurance that more South-South states will be won by the party in future elections. Omo-Agege stated this in a congratulatory message to the governor-elect of the state, Chief David Lyon. The statement which was issued by his special adviser, media and ... Read More »

I’ll unite Bayelsa,heal all wounds-Lyon

I’ll unite Bayelsa,heal all wounds-Lyon

The Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, has promised to unite the entire people of the state no matter their political party differences. Lyon dedicated his victory at the concluded governorship election in the state to the people of Bayelsa and thanked them for believing and trusting in him He ascribed his victory to God and resilient character of Bayelsans ... Read More »

Herdsman provided information with which we kidnapped businessman-Suspect

Herdsman provided information with which we kidnapped businessman-Suspect

One of six members of a kidnapping syndicate has recounted how the syndicate got to its target businessman, Abubakar Bashar, by using information from the boy who herds his cow for him. The syndicate member, Bello Abdullahi, spoke to newsmen on Monday in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, where he is being detained by the state police command. The Command ... Read More »

Yoruba nation, Fulani invasion and the task ahead

Yoruba nation, Fulani invasion and the task ahead

By Banji Akintoye We Yoruba Nation are confronted by countless daunting challenges today. In all directions, our nation is suffering decline and retrogression. Our educational system, once the flagship of our development achievements, is fearfully sick. Our nation’s whole future is imperilled because the masses of our educated youths roam the streets without any hope of jobs, most of them ... Read More »

Accidents : Gov Abiodun issues ‘no parking’ order to FRSC by Otta Toll Gate

Accidents : Gov Abiodun issues ‘no parking’ order to FRSC by Otta Toll Gate

In furthering efforts to forestall future accidents around Toll Gate in Otta, the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has directed that measures be put in place. According to the Governor, the Ogun State Public Works Agency (OGPWA) is to commence palliative work along the axis in order to ease the flow of traffic on the road. After he ... Read More »

Buhari greets Bello on re-election as Kogi Governor

Buhari greets Bello on re-election as Kogi Governor

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES KOGI GOV. BELLO ON RE-ELECTION President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on his re-election in the November 16 gubernatorial poll. The President describes the election and emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate as “a race well run and a victory well won.” He commends APC supporters for remaining steadfast and resolute ... Read More »

Kogi guber: Bello beats Wada,  Akpoti with wide margins

Kogi guber: Bello beats Wada, Akpoti with wide margins

All Progressives Congress, ( APC) gubernatorial candidate,  Governor Yahaya Bello has been declared winner of the Nov. 16th Governorship election in Kogi State. He polled 406,222 to defeat the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) Engr. Musa Wada who polled 187,704. Barrister (Mrs) Natasha Akpoti of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, came third in the exercise with 9,482. A ... Read More »

Oloyede is a man of integrity, says FUTA Vice Chancellor

Oloyede is a man of integrity, says FUTA Vice Chancellor

  Prof Oloyede* …AFIT Provost lauds JAMB Registrar for introduction of CAPS The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA), Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape has described the Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede as a man of integrity and transparency. Professor Fuwape stated this when the Ondo State Coordinator of JAMB, Mr. Babatunde ... Read More »

Noise pollution: MURIC backs Lagos govt., urges more clampdown

Noise pollution: MURIC backs Lagos govt., urges more clampdown

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has thrown its weight behind the war against noise pollution currently being waged by the Lagos State Government (LASG). MURIC’s decision was made known in a statement circulated to media men on Monday, 18th November, 2019 by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. It will be recalled that the Lagos Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, ... Read More »

Bayelsa: APC Candidate Emerges Governor Elect

Bayelsa: APC Candidate Emerges Governor Elect

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), David Lyon has defeat Senator Douye Diri, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to emerge winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa. He polled 352,552 votes to defeat Diri 143,172 votes scored by the PDP as declared by the Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwese. Lyon, 49 had hailed INEC for its ... Read More »

Kogi: INEC Declares Senatorial Poll Inconclusive

Kogi: INEC Declares Senatorial Poll Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Senatorial Election in Kogi West Senatorial District of Kogi State inconclusive due to the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  said to be  lower than the number of registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 registration areas ... Read More »

Lagos seals mosques, churches over noise pollution

Lagos seals mosques, churches over noise pollution

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has clamped down of some mosques and churches for persistent environmental pollution and disruption of public peace. They are located at 68, Old Otta Rd, Orile Agege; 4, Ademola Oshinowo Street, Ketu; Dele Amuda Street, Lekki; 17, Ajileye Street, Ilaje Bariga; 39, Kusenla Road, Elegunshi; Ajayi Bembe Street; Abule-Oja, Yaba, among others. LASEPA ... Read More »