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I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

…says only God is infallible Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has said that he would not be too proud to reverse himself anytime he found it necessary as according to him, only God is infallible. Governor Makinde, who joined the congregation at the Oja’ba Central Mosque for a special prayer to commemorate his 52nd birthday, said that his government ... Read More »

ZULUM MARKS CHRISTMAS IN SOUTHERN BORNO, SAYS HE WON’T RELENT ON ‎SECURITY

ZULUM MARKS CHRISTMAS IN SOUTHERN BORNO, SAYS HE WON’T RELENT ON ‎SECURITY

  …Directs 8 new projects Governor Babagana Umara Zulum is marking the Christmas season in the southern part of Borno State which has the highest population of Christian-citizens. He spent last night in Uba, a majority Christian portion of Askira-Uba local government area. Muslims are majority in Askira portion of the council. Governor Zulum, in his Christmas message, wished all ... Read More »

‪APC Governors Forum Rates Kano As Most Peaceful State

‪APC Governors Forum Rates Kano As Most Peaceful State

Consecutively Kano is leading all other states for the Third Time in the areas of security, infrastructural development, health, education, economy among other areas, as assessed by the APC Progressive Governors Forum, according to November Assessment Report released recently, by the Forum. In a letter sent to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, that was attached with the full scale report of ... Read More »

Wike Rejects PDP’s Intervention in Disagreement with Dickson

Wike Rejects PDP’s Intervention in Disagreement with Dickson

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has rejected the offer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership to intervene in the conflict with Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over the Soku oil wells/fields returned to Rivers State by the Federal High Court. In an interview in Port Harcourt Tuesday, Wike said there is no premise for the intervention by the ... Read More »

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke home

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke home

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the attack on the Otuoke country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja on Tuesday, the APC condemned the attack and urged security agencies to fish out the perpetrators and their ... Read More »

Ogun APC sets conditions for returnees from APM

Ogun APC sets conditions for returnees from APM

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set conditions which it’s returnee members from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) must comply with in order to be accepted back. The party in a press statement on Tuesday evening said “while we see the announced return of the APM members into our party as a welcome development, we ... Read More »

FG bows to pressure,orders DSS to release Dasuki,Sowore

FG bows to pressure,orders DSS to release Dasuki,Sowore

PRESS STATEMENT RELEASE OF COL. SAMBO DASUKI (RTD.) AND OMOYELE SOWORE 1. The Office of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation has reviewed the pending criminal charges against the duo of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and Omoyele Sowore. Whilst the Federal High Court has exercised its discretion in granting bail to the Defendants in respect of the charges against ... Read More »

DHQ Counters Borno Gov, Insists No Nigerian Territory under Terrorists’ Control

DHQ Counters Borno Gov, Insists No Nigerian Territory under Terrorists’ Control

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday dismissed calls by the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on the military to recapture some local governments in the state from insurgents. The DHQ told reporters yesterday in Abuja that contrary to the governor’s claim, no Nigerian territory is under the control of terrorist groups – Boko Haram and Islamic State for West ... Read More »

Kukah Accuses Buhari of Nepotism

Kukah Accuses Buhari of Nepotism

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Rev Fr Matthew Hassan Kukah, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of nepotism. Kukah made the accusation Tuesday during a press conference at Saint Bakhitha Catholic Secretariat in Sokoto. The cleric explained that the behaviour and attitudes of the president is causing tension and anxiety in the country. “I’m not speaking because I’m a Christian ... Read More »

Four dead as Goodluck Jonathan survives gun attack in Otuoke

Four dead as Goodluck Jonathan survives gun attack in Otuoke

Unknown  gunmen killed a soldier on guard duty at the courtyard of former President Goodluck Jonathan situated close to the bank of the river at Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. Multiple sources said about three of the gunmen were killed by the soldiers, who foiled their attempt to break into the house. One of the sources, who spoke in ... Read More »

We want LGs as centres of development – Makinde

We want LGs as centres of development – Makinde

…as he inaugurates LG, LCDAs caretaker chairmen in Oyo Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has inaugurated 68 caretaker chairmen to oversee the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas of the State in the state, declaring that the councils must be centres of development. The Governor, who was speaking at the swearing-in ceremony held inside the House ... Read More »

Makinde signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law

Makinde signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law

…pledges 70 per cent of implementation before end of year …says civil servants to receive 13th month salary on 28th of December Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of the State into Law. The 2020 budget signing ceremony, which was held inside the State’s Executive Council Chambers, Governor’s Office, Agodi Ibadan, was witnessed by ... Read More »

OSHIOMHOLE IS A COMPULSIVE LIAR – Special Adviser to Gov. Obaseki

OSHIOMHOLE IS A COMPULSIVE LIAR – Special Adviser to Gov. Obaseki

The Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has described Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a compulsive liar. In his reaction to a widely publicized interview by the party’s chairman that he begged to have just one commissioner in Godwin Obaseki’s government, as against allegations that he was ... Read More »

Presidency slams Falana for ‘boarding 3rd term gossip train’

Presidency slams Falana for ‘boarding 3rd term gossip train’

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity ,Alhaji Garba Shehu has re- stated that the president has no intention of running for third term. In a press release on Monday evening, he pointedly responded to recent statement by Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana SAN. Says Shehu: “The popularly acclaimed human rights lawyer and formerly unsuccessful opposition ... Read More »

Sowore: Judge withdraws from trial

Sowore: Judge withdraws from trial

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, recused himself from the fundamental rights suit filed by the Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore. He made the decision during the hearing of the fundamental rights suit filed by the detained activist. Mr Sowore had in his suit dated November 20 against the State Security Service (SSS) said ... Read More »

Court refuses Kalu’s bail request to meet herbalist

Court refuses Kalu’s bail request to meet herbalist

federal high court in Lagos has dismissed the bail application filed by Orji Uzor Kalu, former  governor of Abia state. Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison on December 5, 2019, for money laundering, had returned to court seeking bail on grounds of ill health. In his appeal which was filed on December 17, Kalu said he is battling “serious ... Read More »

I will fight corruption – Gov. Makinde

I will fight corruption – Gov. Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has signed the Oyo State Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 into Law, warning that corrupt officials will pay for their crimes. The governor, who assented to the bill passed last week by the House of Assembly, said that his assent meant that he was ready to enforce probity and accountability. A statement by his Chief Press ... Read More »

Fayemi, Masari, Gen. Abdulsalami, others to resolve Ganduje, Sanusi crisis

Fayemi, Masari, Gen. Abdulsalami, others to resolve Ganduje, Sanusi crisis

A group of elders has been constituted to wade into the crisis between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Mohammad Sanusi ll. The chairman of the body is General Abdulsalami Abubakar, GCFR. The elders are to bring full reconciliation and effective resolution of the matter. A press release signed by Adamu Fika (Wazirin Fika) said two-State Governors are ... Read More »

Ogun APC alleges plot to attack party Secretariat

Ogun APC alleges plot to attack party Secretariat

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised alarm over an alleged plot to attack it’s Secretariat in Abeokuta. In a press statement issued on Monday morning by TUNDE OLADUNJOYE, Publicity Secretary, Ogun APC Caretaker Committee, the party said: “Intelligence at our disposal reveals that a known politician has made arrangements for thugs and miscreants to ... Read More »

I was not elected to fight the executive- Gbajabiamila

I was not elected to fight the executive- Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says the 9th National Assembly is irrevocably committed to protecting the interests of the people through diligent discharge of its legislative duties. The Speaker said this on Sunday in Lagos while speaking at the ”Gbaja 2019 End of the Year Grassroots Empowerment Programme”. Gbajabiamila said criticism that the 9th Assembly was ... Read More »