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Edo Judge,Justice Chioma Nwosu-iheme regains freedom

Edo Judge,Justice Chioma Nwosu-iheme regains freedom

Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme of the Benin Division of the Court of Appeal has regained her freedom about two weeks after she was abducted from the Edo State Capital. The Commissioner of Police, Edo Command, Danmallam Mohammed confirmed the judge was rescued from kidnappers and has been reunited with her family. Read More »

Appeal court has granted us stay of execution- LYON

Appeal court has granted us stay of execution- LYON

The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday governorship election, Chief David Lyon, has asked people of Bayelsa State not to panic saying he was still contesting the election. Lyon said the Court of Appeal has asked all parties to return to the status quo and called on Bayelsans to come out on Saturday and vote massively ... Read More »

Bayelsa guber: APC out of the race as court voids primaries

Bayelsa guber: APC out of the race as court voids primaries

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Thursday, voided the governorship primaries that produced Chief David Lyon as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16 poll in the state. Delivering judgement, Justice Jane Inyang held that the primaries were conducted arbitrarily outside the rules of the party. The suit filed by Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, ... Read More »

Oyetola presents N119.5bn budget for 2020

Oyetola presents N119.5bn budget for 2020

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday laid before the State House of Assembly the 2020 appropriation bill put at N119, 550,401,040.00. Critical sectors like infrastructure, education, health, water and sanitation and agriculture top the list of allocations in that order. The 2020 budget, tagged “Budget of Restoration” was prepared with the sole aim of meeting the critical needs, yearnings ... Read More »

KOGI: PDP CANDIDATE’S PRIMARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE CHALLENGED IN COURT

KOGI: PDP CANDIDATE’S PRIMARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE CHALLENGED IN COURT

A Federal High Court in Abuja has been urged to compel the Independent National National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify Engr. Musa Wada. the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State. The request is contained in a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1147/2019 filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja by a ... Read More »

JUDGE GRANTED RELIEF NOT SOUGHT AND RAN INTO GOVERNMENT HOUSE –

JUDGE GRANTED RELIEF NOT SOUGHT AND RAN INTO GOVERNMENT HOUSE –

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Justice Jane Inyang of escaping with the judgement she delivered nullifying the party’s primary election that produced Chief David Lyon as the candidate of the party for the Saturday governorship election.The Vice-Chairman, Media, APC Campaign Council, Julius Bokoru, said Inyang, immediately after delivering ... Read More »

We’ll regulate social media despite the criticism-FG

We’ll regulate social media despite the criticism-FG

There is no going back on the planned sanitation of the social media space, the Federal Government insisted on Thursday. Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed stated this in Abuja during an audience with online publishers. He declared no amount of criticism will deter the government from going ahead with the proposed measure. He insisted it was the right ... Read More »

Buhari seeks fair, transparent polls for Bayelsa, Kogi elections

Buhari seeks fair, transparent polls for Bayelsa, Kogi elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for fairness and transparency in the conduct of the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states coming weekend. According to him, voters in the two states will be left alone to decide who takes charge of the administration of their important states for the next four years. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on ... Read More »

Biodun Olujimi Takes Oath of Office At Senate

Biodun Olujimi Takes Oath of Office At Senate

By Haruna Salami Biodun Olujimi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been sworn in as senator representing Ekiti south senatorial district. She replaces Senator Adedayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who is immediate past Senate spokesperson who was removed by Court of Appeal recently. The elated Senator Olujimi, who was Minority Leader in the 8th Senate came ... Read More »

Why we are interested in Bayelsa election – US

Why we are interested in Bayelsa election – US

The United States Government on Wednesday said it would extend its longstanding commitment to supporting the conduct of free, fair, transparent and peaceful election in Bayelsa State on Saturday. The U.S Consul-General in Lagos, Ms Claire Pierangelo, made the promise in Lagos while briefing some select journalists ahead of the Saturday, Nov.16 election in Bayelsa State. ‘’I would like to ... Read More »

‘We Will No Longer Be The Lowest Business State’ – Kwara Gov.

‘We Will No Longer Be The Lowest Business State’ – Kwara Gov.

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin Kwara State must no longer be the lowest ranked business climate in the North Central Nigeria, the governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said. The governor was speaking at a forum organized by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment (PEBEC) for the North Central Region but hosted by the State. Kwara State that used to be the business ... Read More »

Makinde appoints Ogunwuyi DG investments, public-private partnership agency

Makinde appoints Ogunwuyi DG investments, public-private partnership agency

The Executive Assistant to the Oyo State Governor on Investment Promotion, Honourable Segun Ogunwuyi, has been appointed as the pioneer Director-General of the newly-established Oyo State Investments and Public-Private Partnership Agency. A statement signed by the Special Assistant (Print Media) to Governor Seyi Makinde, Moses Alao, indicated that Hon. Ogunwuyi’s appointment was approved by Governor Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday. The ... Read More »

LAUTECH: Oyetola  Pays N472m

LAUTECH: Oyetola Pays N472m

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has released N472 million to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State, and the institution’s Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, reports Daily Sun. The breakdown of the amount showed that while N250million goes to the university, N222million would go to the Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, for payment of salaries. This came barely ... Read More »

APC and our Inconceivable Organisational Challenges: Urgent Call to our Leaders

APC and our Inconceivable Organisational Challenges: Urgent Call to our Leaders

By Salihu Moh. Lukman Information coming from Edo State indicate that members of the State Executive Council of APC have passed vote of no confidence on Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of our party, APC. In so many respects, it could be argued, it is a natural outcome of unfolding power play between Comrade Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki since ... Read More »

Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

The Edo State chapter of the  All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. This  followed the vote of no confidence passed on Comrade Oshiomhole by the Chairmen of the APC in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo State. According to a statement signed by Edo APC Chairman, Anselm Ojezua and ... Read More »

Witness:How I gave Obasanjo $140,000 on behalf of Atiku’s son-in-law

Witness:How I gave Obasanjo $140,000 on behalf of Atiku’s son-in-law

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, allegedly gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo the naira equivalent of $140,000. An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Bashir Mohammed told Justice C.J. Aneke that he delivered the cash to Obasanjo on behalf of his “close friend” Babalele. Babalele is ... Read More »

Maulid: AbdulRazaq Urges Kwarans To Be Part of State Development

Maulid: AbdulRazaq Urges Kwarans To Be Part of State Development

By Joe Adedeji‎, Ilorin. Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRazaq has asked the people to see the challenges of developing the State as enormous and daunting. Because of this, he pleaded that every antic that seeks to pull apart as a people on the basis of religion or tribe be shunned. The Governor made the call in his Eid-el-Malaud message signed ... Read More »

Presidency Disappointed In ‘N-Power’ Beneficiaries’ Attitudes

Presidency Disappointed In ‘N-Power’ Beneficiaries’ Attitudes

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin The ‎Presidency may have had reasons by now to be disappointed in the beneficiaries of its N-Power poverty alleviation programme. Droping the hint in Ilorin, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, Mr. Mohammed Braimah said the beneficiaries of the programme had been grossly truant making the initiative almost ineffective. Brimah made the ... Read More »

My Mandate As Oyo Gov. Remains Intact – Makinde

My Mandate As Oyo Gov. Remains Intact – Makinde

…says no one can snatch the joy of Oyo people …calls for calm The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the mandate of the people of Oyo State given to him through the March 9, 2019 election, remains intact following the ruling of the Court of Appeal in Ibadan on today. Governor Makinde, in a statement ... Read More »

Today’s victory is a triumph of truth and democracy- Gov Dapo Abiodun

Today’s victory is a triumph of truth and democracy- Gov Dapo Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun has described Monday’s verdict of the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State capital which affirmed his election as “a triumph of truth and democracy.” In his reaction to the judgment which dismissed the appeal filed by the opposition Allied People’s Movement (APM) against the victory of Abiodun in the March 9 gubernatorial election, the governor ... Read More »