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Oyetola commiserates with Ajimobi’s family

Oyetola commiserates with Ajimobi’s family

  Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. Oyetola, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, described the former Oyo Governor’s death as unfortunate, painful and a great loss. He said his thoughts and prayers ... Read More »

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Is Dead

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Is Dead

Senator Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state is dead. He was 70 years old. Ajimobi, who has been in coma and on life support for some days after a surgery passed away at the First Cardiology Hospital, Ikoyi. The 70-year-old, who had been on a life support machine since last Friday at First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos, after ... Read More »

APC NWC to Buhari: We won’t attend NEC meeting

APC NWC to Buhari: We won’t attend NEC meeting

The Hillard Eta led National Working Committee of All Progressives Congress, APC said today that President Muhammadu Buhari was deceived to agree to attend the National Executive Committee of the party scheduled for Thursday, June 25. The NEC was convened by Victor Giadom, the deputy national secretary of the party who claimed that he has a court order to act ... Read More »

EKITI PUNCTURES EX-SENATOR OJUDU AND NATION NEWSPAPER’S MISLEADING STORY  

EKITI PUNCTURES EX-SENATOR OJUDU AND NATION NEWSPAPER’S MISLEADING STORY  

  The attention of the general public is being drawn to a misleading publication by the Nation Newspapers online with headline “Fayemi’s failed mission to Villa with Giadom”, published in the online edition of the Nation Newspaper on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020. The falsehood, we gathered reliably, was fabricated by a senior aide of the Presidency and a former Senator, Babafemi Ojudu, ... Read More »

Buhari backs Giadom As APC Chairman – Garba Shehu

Buhari backs Giadom As APC Chairman – Garba Shehu

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday has received a “convincing” advice that Victor Giadom is legally the Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress. “The President has received very convincing advice on the position of the law as far as the situation in the party is concerned and has determined that the law is on the side of Victor Giadom ... Read More »

Oshiomhole and the North

Oshiomhole and the North

By Lasisi Olagunju I seek to draw lessons from the fate of northern Nigeria and that of Adams Oshiomhole of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Both currently suffer at the hands of their own creations, begging to breathe. The North grieves, wailing at the feet of its wild, untamed murderous boys; Adams is gasping in the grip of his audacious ... Read More »

We have capacity to take up arms against government – Shi’ites

We have capacity to take up arms against government – Shi’ites

Worried about the health and detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh El-Zakzaky, his supporters in the Southwest today urged the Federal and Kaduna State Governments to release him and his wife unconditionally. The Southwest Coordinator, Supporters of the IMN leader, Miftahu Zakariya who spoke to reporters in Abuja on El-Zakzaky’s imprisonment said with about ... Read More »

APC: Buhari Supports Meeting Of Party Organs To Resolve Crisis

APC: Buhari Supports Meeting Of Party Organs To Resolve Crisis

Governor Atiku Bagudu who led tow others – Simon Lalong and Abubakar Badaru of Plateau and Jigawa States respectively to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari earlier today has spoken of the President’s support for a quick resolution of the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. According to Bagudu who briefed state House correspondents after the meeting, President ... Read More »

Fasoranti, Clarke, Nwodo, 13 Others Sue Buhari Over Lopsided Appointments

Fasoranti, Clarke, Nwodo, 13 Others Sue Buhari Over Lopsided Appointments

Eminent socio-cultural leaders from southern and middle-belt Nigeria have sued the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for N50 billion over marginalisation of the people of the regions in the appointments to security, quasi-security agencies and “strategic agencies” of government. The Punch reports that the 16 plaintiffs filed the suit marked, FHC/ABJ/CS/595/2020, at the Federal High Court in Abuja on ... Read More »

Ize-Iyamu Wins Edo APC Primary

Ize-Iyamu Wins Edo APC Primary

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 2020 election. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state declared Ize-Iyamu winner of the direct primary election with a total of 27,838 votes to defeat Dr. Pius Odubu who scored 3,776 and Osaro Obazee who got 2,751 votes. The results were announced even as ... Read More »

Edo 2020: APC Election Committee Applauds Peaceful Process

Edo 2020: APC Election Committee Applauds Peaceful Process

The All Progressives Congress ( APC) Edo Governorship Primary Election Committee has commended the peaceful process of the direct primaries across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Committee’s Secretary, Sen. Ajibola Basiru, made the commendation in a statement today in Benin. He, however, advised the public to disregard purported ... Read More »

BREAKING: President Buhari, APC Govs Meet Over Party’s Crisis

BREAKING: President Buhari, APC Govs Meet Over Party’s Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with about three governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC . Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu who is also chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, led two others – Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State and Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State – to the meeting. The meeting is believed to be part ... Read More »

Kidnappers kill three in Abuja

Kidnappers kill three in Abuja

Three persons kidnapped by gunmen in Yambabu Community in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja yesterday have been killed by their abductors. FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, confirmed this in a statement this evening. Manzah, said one of the kidnappers was killed by the police after an exchange of gunfire. The command ... Read More »

Multiple explosions on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, many trapped in gridlock

Multiple explosions on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, many trapped in gridlock

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has diverted traffic on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, following an explosion involving four trailers this morning on Kara Bridge. Olusegun Ogungbemide, Lagos State Sector Commander of FRSC, announced this in a statement this morning. It reads: “Following the unfortunate crash that involved three fuel tankers and one other trailer that were engulfed in inferno in ... Read More »

Edo 2020: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki, Shifts Primaries To June 25

Edo 2020: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki, Shifts Primaries To June 25

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to contest the party’s governorship primaries, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. The party, in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan today in Abuja, also announced the postponement of the party’s governorship primaries to June ... Read More »

Court knocks out Victor Giadom as APC drama shifts to Rivers

Court knocks out Victor Giadom as APC drama shifts to Rivers

In a deepening drama in the All Progressives Congress, a Rivers State High Court has restrained Victor Giadom from parading himself as a member of the National Working Committee of party. The court based its order on Giadom’s resignation as Deputy National Secretary of the APC, when he went to vie for the position of Deputy Governor in Rivers in ... Read More »

Court Jails Internet Fraudster For Romance Scam

Court Jails Internet Fraudster For Romance Scam

  Owolola Adebola Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan on Thursday, June 18, 2020, convicted and sentenced one Femi Rufus Oginni to seven months community service for impersonation and obtaining money by false pretences. The 24-year-old, who claimed to be a student of Business Administration in The Polytechnic, Ibadan, was prosecuted by the Ibadan Zonal Office ... Read More »

TB JOSHUA: PROPHET NEVER HONOURED AT HOME!  By STEVE OSUJI

TB JOSHUA: PROPHET NEVER HONOURED AT HOME! By STEVE OSUJI

  By STEVE OSUJI FROM EAST AND WEST THEY COME: Let me confess upfront that I am one of those Nigerians who doesn’t honour this prophet. But let me also state that I don’t count one bit. His mega church in the dingy Ikotun-Egbe suburb of Lagos mainland is always filled to the brim anyways – most times with more ... Read More »

Court Jails Borno Judiciary Officer 16 Years For Defrauding 194 Widows

Court Jails Borno Judiciary Officer 16 Years For Defrauding 194 Widows

By Owolola Adebola Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, on Tuesday, May 16, 2020, sentenced and convicted an ex- Borno State judiciary officer, one Ramat Mohammed (alias Gaddafi), to 16 years imprisonment, on a-two count amended charge for defrauding 194 widows to the tune of N781, 800.00(Seven Hundred and Eighty one Thousand Eight Hundred Naira only). The ... Read More »

EFCC Docks Benue Deputy Speaker, Clerk For Alleged N5 Million Fraud

EFCC Docks Benue Deputy Speaker, Clerk For Alleged N5 Million Fraud

  Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, arraigned Deputy Speaker of Benue State House of Assembly, Christopher Adaji, and the Clerk of the house, Torese Agena, before Justice S. O. Itodo, of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi, for their complicity in an alleged fraud totalling N5, 040,950 (Five ... Read More »