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Tambuwal Warns Against Harassing, Killing of Innocent Fulani

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday cautioned local vigilantes against harassment and killing of innocent Fulani over bandits attacks in the state. The governor gave the warning while commiserating with families of the 29 people killed by bandits in Kamitau, Malafaru and Ololi communities in Shinaka District of Goronyo Local Government Area. Tambuwal reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ... Read More »

Lagos businesswoman battles Atiku Abubakar over use of her photograph for campaign

Lagos businesswoman battles Atiku Abubakar over use of her photograph for campaign

A Federal high Court in Lagos has adjourned till after vacation a suit instituted by a Lagos businesswoman, Amuda Adeleke, against the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general election Alhaji Atiku Abubakar over unauthorised use of her picture for campaign purposes. Joined as co-respondents in the legal battle are Atiku’s running mate, Peter Obi, Director ... Read More »

Polio: Bill Gates applaud Borno’s efforts in video conference

Polio: Bill Gates applaud Borno’s efforts in video conference

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The efforts of Borno State in the fight against polio “is impressive” even in the face of insurgency challenges, Mr Bill Gates, who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said on Friday, while seating next to Alhaji Aliko Dangote at the Gates foundation’s headquarters in Seattle, United States. The billionaire businesses men and philanthropists took ... Read More »

I’ll appoint aides from all geo-political zones, Senator Omo-Agege assures

I’ll appoint aides from all geo-political zones, Senator Omo-Agege assures

  *Senator Omo-Agege* Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance. Addressing eminent citizens and members of the Youth Progressive Initiative in the North who organized a reception in his honour ... Read More »

Borno elections: Supreme Court dismisses Idris, Kaakenna’s appeals against Gov. Zulum, Kyari ‎

Borno elections: Supreme Court dismisses Idris, Kaakenna’s appeals against Gov. Zulum, Kyari ‎

  *Gov Zulum* … Upholds Zulum as Governor, Kyari as Senator By Inusa Ndahi The Supreme Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja has on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by Alhaji Idris Mamman Gatumba, a serving director at the federal ministry of agriculture, who was challenging the election of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum as Governor of Borno State. The court ... Read More »

Assets Declaration: PDP Commends Gov. Makinde For Fulfilling Electoral Promise

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the decision of the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde to make public his assets declarations forms, in line with his electioneering campaign promise. In a release signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary, the party noted that such voluntary decision further demonstrates Governor Makinde’s commitment to transparency and good governance, for ... Read More »

I will turn around Oyo’s security architecture to boost FDI—Makinde

I will turn around Oyo’s security architecture to boost FDI—Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said yesterday that his government intends to quickly turn around the security architecture of Oyo State in order to open up the state for foreign investors. Governor Makinde, according to a statement made public by Taiwo Adisa, his chief press secretary, promised to re-launch the State’s Joint Task Force on Security, Operation Burst, commanded ... Read More »

Senate President Lawan Appoints DCoS, SA Media, Others

Senate President Lawan Appoints DCoS, SA Media, Others

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has approved the appointments of Karage Mohammed Mamman and Ola Awoniyi as his Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media respectively. This was contained in a statement issued today by the Special Assistant to the  Senate President on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Isa. Other appointments approved by the Senate President, according to the statement ... Read More »

Buhari’s Aide Calls Obasanjo ‘Childish, Immature’ For Making Letter Public

Buhari’s Aide Calls Obasanjo ‘Childish, Immature’ For Making Letter Public

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), one of the aides of President Muhammadu Buhari has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as ‘childish and immature’ for making his letter to the president public. In the open letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo had expressed worry over the high level of insecurity in the country under the leadership of President Buhari. ... Read More »

Bauchi Governor gets endorsement of State Assembly to appoint ten special advisers

Bauchi Governor gets endorsement of State Assembly to appoint ten special advisers

    *Gov Mohammed* Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala A. Mohammed has received approval of the State House of Assembly to appoint ten Special Advisers. This information was contained in a press statement by the governor’s spokesman, Dr Ladan Salihu who added that the approval was given at the sitting of the lawmakers on Monday. *Dr Salihu* Dr. Salihu added ... Read More »

Oyo Gov. Names Executive Chairman, State Broadcasting Corporation, BCOS

Oyo Gov. Names Executive Chairman, State Broadcasting Corporation, BCOS

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Prince Dotun Oyelade as the Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS). A statement by Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, today indicated that Prince Oyelade’s appointment takes immediate effect. Prince Oyelade is a broadcaster of note who has held similar positions in previous ... Read More »

Breaking: Gov. Makinde Makes Details Of Assets Declaration Public

Breaking: Gov. Makinde Makes Details Of Assets Declaration Public

…Says I have fulfilled a campaign promise Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde today made public his campaign promise to publicly declare his assets. The Governor, who visited the Oyo state office of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in Ibadan to receive a copy of the asset declaration form said that his decision to make the assets public was ... Read More »

9th Assembly will focus on Sectoral Reforms, Constitutional Review – Sen. Omo-Agege

9th Assembly will focus on Sectoral Reforms, Constitutional Review – Sen. Omo-Agege

The 9th National Assembly would strive to  introduce legislative interventions that would see to sectoral reforms and the review of obsolete laws in the 1999 constitution, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. The Senator, who made this disclosure yesterday at the 2019 Law Week of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja Branch, said those obsolete laws that ... Read More »

Oyo PDP uncovers planned campaign of calumny against Makinde

Oyo PDP uncovers planned campaign of calumny against Makinde

…Says APC elements behind plot. The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday that it has uncovered a plot by elements of the state’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to launch a campaign of calumny against the person and the administration of incumbent Governor Seyi Makinde. The PDP, in a statement by its State ... Read More »

Vice President Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti

Vice President Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday paid a condolence visit to the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo State, over the death of his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, who was killed by some suspected Fulani herdsmen on Friday. He said the Federal Government would explore all options, including deploying soldiers on the ... Read More »

Breaking: Obasanjo writes Buhari open letter, warns on dangers in insecurity

Breaking: Obasanjo writes Buhari open letter, warns on dangers in insecurity

Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is ... Read More »

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu transmits 25 names of Commissioners, Special Advisers to State House of Assembly

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu transmits 25 names of Commissioners, Special Advisers to State House of Assembly

“Breaking down the list of nominees, there are 17 men and eight women that will be sworn in as members of the State Executive Council. Also in keeping his promise of millennial’s inclusion, Governor Sanwo-Olu included youths who are in their early and mid-thirties in the list of nominees.” Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list ... Read More »

SHOCKING! I Know Politicians Who Became BILLIONAIRES Overnight” – Rotimi Amaechi Reveals

SHOCKING! I Know Politicians Who Became BILLIONAIRES Overnight” – Rotimi Amaechi Reveals

Ex-Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has come out to make quite the revelation. In a recent interview, the former Rivers state governor said that Nigeria is a country without consequences, adding that citizens and voters have failed to hold politicians and leaders accountable for their actions and policies. Amaechi said that he knows politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires few ... Read More »

Gov. Makinde condemns killing of Chief Fasoranti’s daughter

Gov. Makinde condemns killing of Chief Fasoranti’s daughter

…calls for urgent action to find killers Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Friday, condemned the killing of Mrs. OLUFUNKE Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Governor Makinde, in statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, described the dastardly act as shocking, saddening and despicable adding ... Read More »

Oyo Gov. names Deputy Chief of Staff

Oyo Gov. names Deputy Chief of Staff

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Mr. Olawale Abdul-Mojeed Mogbonjubola, as his Deputy Chief of Staff. Mr. Mogbonjubola, is an architect by training and principal partner of Cadarch Limited. He attended the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and has over fifteen years of cognate experience in architecture. His working career had seen him enlist ... Read More »