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I won’t fall short of people’s expectations, Prince Dapo Abiodun assures at Jummat Service

I won’t fall short of people’s expectations, Prince Dapo Abiodun assures at Jummat Service

  *The Governor-elect addressing the congregation.* Ogun State Governor- Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured people of the state that he would not fall short of their expectations. He gave the assurance in his closing at the Ijebu Ode Central Mosque where he attended the Jummat Service as part of activities marking his inauguration which will climax with his swearing ... Read More »

Senator Marafa happy over Supreme Court judgment against his party

Senator Marafa happy over Supreme Court judgment against his party

…Says it’s a bitter sweet Victory for Democracy A Senator from Zamfara state on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Kabir Marafa has described Friday’s verdict of the Supreme Court which nullified the victory of his party in the last Governorship and parliamentary elections as a bitter sweet victory for democracy in the state and the country as a ... Read More »

Atiku lauds Supreme Court judgment against APC electoral victories in Zamfara

Atiku lauds Supreme Court judgment against APC electoral victories in Zamfara

…Says “nothing is as pleasing to the ears of believers, as justice being served in the holy month of Ramadan.”  The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has lauded the Supreme Court over its judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State. The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed ... Read More »

Breaking: Supreme Court declares PDP winner of Zamfara polls, nullifies APC candidates victories

Breaking: Supreme Court declares PDP winner of Zamfara polls, nullifies APC candidates victories

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday emerged the major beneficiary of the internal wrangling in the Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress ( APC). This followed the judgement of the Supreme Court in the suit brought by Senator Kabiru Marafa ( APC Zamfara) challenging the conduct of the APC primaries in the state prior the 2019 general ... Read More »

May 29: Motion to abort Buhari’s inauguration lacks merit- Tribunal

May 29: Motion to abort Buhari’s inauguration lacks merit- Tribunal

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has declined to issue an interim injunction to stop the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, from swearing-in President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, pending the determination of issues surrounding his re-election. A four-man panel of Justices of the tribunal which is conducting its proceedings at the Court of Appeal Headquarters in ... Read More »

NGF: We will address issues in overall national interest- Fayemi

NGF: We will address issues in overall national interest- Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has stated that the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) under his watch will address all issues that come its way “as amicably as possible in the overall interest” of the country. Fayemi, who spoke moments after he was unanimously elected as the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum on Wednesday night, said he is ready ... Read More »

Re: Don’t reappoint Lai Mohammad as Minister

Re: Don’t reappoint Lai Mohammad as Minister

Our attention had been drawn to the press release issued on the 22nd May 2019 by some elders claiming to be speaking for Kwara South APC elders. This should be disregarded in its entirety and whatever it stands for. We are bold to say that the signatories of the said release, Chief J.B. Ayeni and one Jide Usman, are not ... Read More »

My administration will hit the ground running, Dapo Abiodun assures Ogun people

My administration will hit the ground running, Dapo Abiodun assures Ogun people

  *Prince Abiodun giving his address* Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured that his administration due to come into office on May 29 will hit the ground running in tackling challenges being currently experienced by the people of the state. The incoming Governor spoke on Thursday during the pre-inauguration lecture held at June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, the ... Read More »

Buhari Congratulates Fayemi As NGF Forum Chairman

Buhari Congratulates Fayemi As NGF Forum Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on his emergence as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), his media aide, Garba Shehu stated in a statement Thursday. Shehu noted that the President expresses delight that Dr. Fayemi’s choice was by consensus, indicating the degree of confidence reposed in him by his colleagues. He urges ... Read More »

Shettima to media aides: ‘Don’t extend my publicity beyond May 29’

Shettima to media aides: ‘Don’t extend my publicity beyond May 29’

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday extended “the most profound appreciate to all members of his media team comprising those in print, broadcast, online and social media engagements, for their overwhelming performance in the last eight years”. The Governor however directed that all media activities relating to his “modest achievements in office currently ongoing” should not extend beyond May ... Read More »

Fayemi emerges new Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Tambuwal is deputy

Fayemi emerges new Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Tambuwal is deputy

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has emerged the new chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) through a consensus. Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State, who is the outgoing chairman of the forum, disclosed this after a meeting held on Wednesday night in Abuja. He disclosed that Fayemi was nominated by Malam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, seconded by ... Read More »

Breaking: Amosun blocks venues of Dapo Abiodun’s inauguration activities with sand, road excavation, bulldozer (see pictures)

Breaking: Amosun blocks venues of Dapo Abiodun’s inauguration activities with sand, road excavation, bulldozer (see pictures)

By Mikail Mumuni Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun has not relented in his opposition to his elected would-be successor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who is billed to assume office on May 29. Although they belong to the same All Progressives Congress (APC), Amosun is still bitter at the emergence of Abiodun as the gubernatorial candidate of the party and ... Read More »

Breaking: Atiku, PDP win round one as Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from  presidential election petition

Breaking: Atiku, PDP win round one as Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from presidential election petition

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his party secured a major victory on Wednesday as the President of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), Justice Zainab Bulkachua withdrew from presiding over the petition they filled against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of ... Read More »

Hand over to Permanent Secretaries on May 28, Buhari tells ministers

Hand over to Permanent Secretaries on May 28, Buhari tells ministers

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed ministers to officially hand over their schedules to their respective Permanent Secretaries on May 28, while their handing over letters should be submitted to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. He gave the directive at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa during the valedictory Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, ... Read More »

Fuel Price Hike Looms As Senate Removes Subsidy Clause From PIGB

Fuel Price Hike Looms As Senate Removes Subsidy Clause From PIGB

The possibility of an increase in the prices of petroleum products particularly Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol is now very high as the Senate on Tuesday expunged Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) clause from the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). PEF is a measure introduced over 35 years ago to ensure that prices of petroleum products are equalized across ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun’s Inauguration Activities begin with Public Lecture

Dapo Abiodun’s Inauguration Activities begin with Public Lecture

The series of activities lined up to mark the inauguration of the Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and Deputy Governor- Elect Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot Salako-Oyedele will begin on Thursday May 23, 2019 A lecture, with the theme: “Good Governance in Public Administration” will take place at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta. The lecture which is expected to ... Read More »

Opinion- Fourth Republic at 20:Imperatives of theNext Level, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Opinion- Fourth Republic at 20:Imperatives of theNext Level, By Abdulwarees Solanke

With the swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second four year term on May 29, Nigeria’s fourth experiment in democracy or democratization, indeed the longest in the country’s history, will clock 20 years¸ witnessing six presidential inaugurations. These are two of President Olusegun Obasanjo, one of Late President Umaru Yaradua, and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan respectively, One of ... Read More »

Tinubu meets Buhari at Umra, drums up support for president (see pictures)

Tinubu meets Buhari at Umra, drums up support for president (see pictures)

With inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term around the corner, a key ally and National Leader of governing All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Monday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, met with the president who is currently on Umra (lesser hajj). * R-L: President Buhari, Asiwaju Tinubu, First Lady Aisha Buhari During the meeting, Tinubu appealed to ... Read More »

MURIC hails FG over June 12 celebration

MURIC hails FG over June 12 celebration

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) over the elaborate activities lined up for the celebration of June 12 this year. The group gave the commendation in a statement issued by the Founder and Director of the human rights organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Monday, 20th May, 2019. The Federal Governanment through the Minister ... Read More »

NGF: Consolidate on achievements of Gov Shettima, Arewa youth tells Lalong

NGF: Consolidate on achievements of Gov Shettima, Arewa youth tells Lalong

The Arewa Youth Assembly has called on Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau to consolidate on the achievements of the outgoing Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF), Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State. Mohammed Danlami, Speaker of the assembly, made the call on Sunday in a congratulatory statement n Abuja. ”The leadership of Arewa Youth Assembly felicitates with His Excellency, Simon Lalong, ... Read More »