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AIG Oyebade visits GOC 2 Div, canvases inter-agency collation

AIG Oyebade visits GOC 2 Div, canvases inter-agency collation

” The AIG who was given a warm reception, conveyed the IGP’s gratitude to the military for its cooperation at all times especially during the just concluded general elections in Ondo, Osun and Oyo States and enjoyed it to sustain the tempo.” Press Release: AIG OYEBADE VISITS GOC 2 DIV, STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF INTER-AGENCY COLLABORATION As part of efforts to ... Read More »

Breaking: Jimi Agbaje dumps PDP

Breaking: Jimi Agbaje dumps PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje has dumped the party over unresolved crisis. Agbaje had been having a running battle with PDP leaders in Lagos as they accused him of diverting money meant for campaign during the polls in Lagos. Agbaje, in a statement said it was necessary ... Read More »

New Zealand shooting: Parliament opens session with reading from Quran

New Zealand shooting: Parliament opens session with reading from Quran

The Quran was recited during New Zealand’s parliament session on Tuesday, the first since last week’s terrorist attack on two mosques that claimed 50 lives. A Muslim imam led prayers in parliament, in what is being seen as a gesture of solidarity with the victims of the shooting. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has received international praise for her response ... Read More »

Re-run Polls: I’m Not Meddling in Kano Elections, Says Tinubu

Re-run Polls: I’m Not Meddling in Kano Elections, Says Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has debunked speculations that he is at present in Kano and meddling in the Kano proposed rerun gubernatorial elections. “Asiwaju is not in Kano and has not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of these elections. The picture that these liars are circulating of Asiwaju and Governor Ganduje is ... Read More »

Improving healthcare, a priority of the Buhari Government – Udoma

Improving healthcare is one of the priorities of the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari, and that is why in spite of the very tight revenue constraints and the demands of other competing sectors, the Health sector has continued to receive increased allocations. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, who stated this in Abuja on Tuesday ... Read More »

NIMASA, Stakeholders Sign Service Level Agreement

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to prompt and effective service delivery, especially in its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), saying it is an essential condition for economic development. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on the Ease of Doing Business, Mrs. Jumoke Oduwole, made the assertion in Lagos during the signing ceremony of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) between ... Read More »

9th Assembly: APC’s North Central caucus lobbies party for position of speaker

Members, North Central Caucus of the All Progressive Congress (APC)), House of Representatives, have appealed to the party’s leadership to consider the geo-political zone for the position of speaker of the lower chamber. Speaking on behalf of the group at a news briefing on Tuesday in Abuja,  Rep John Dyegh (Benue) said Nigerians were not unaware of the interest the issue ... Read More »

Bogoro’s Re-instatement Not A Surprise-UNIMAID VC

Bogoro’s Re-instatement Not A Surprise-UNIMAID VC

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro has received in his office a delegation from the University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) led by its Vice Chancellor Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi. Speaking during the visit the Vice Chancellor said the purpose of the courtesy call was to congratulate Professor Bogoro on his recent re-instatement as the ... Read More »

TETFund Partners US to scale up scholarship programme

TETFund Partners US to scale up scholarship programme

The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro has received in his office the Cultural Affairs Officer of the United States in Nigeria, Mr. Sterling Tilley. Tilley who was accompanied to the Fund by Miss Bella Anne Ndubuisi, the Cultural Affairs Specialist of the Embassy, stated that the aim of the visit was to strengthen the already existing relationship ... Read More »

How Saraki Plans to Hijack 9th Senate – APC Chieftain

Mr Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the outgoing President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is planning to hijack the 9th Senate by enthroning its leadership. Nabena, who is also the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. He said Saraki planned to use the ... Read More »

Drug abuse: Gov Sani-Bello orders closure of peddlers shops, prosecution of offenders

…COMMENDS TRADITIONAL RULERS FOR THEIR SUPPORT Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has ordered immediate closure of any shop found engaging in sales of hard drugs and the prosecution of promoters of such pharmacy. He gave the directive when he played host to members of Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers led by Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar in his ... Read More »

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege remains the Senator-Elect, says Aide

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege remains the Senator-Elect, says Aide

“The electoral college that elected Senator Omo-Agege and Rev. Waive as APC candidates in the just concluded 2019 general elections came into being by virtue of a consent judgement that has not been set aside.” STATEMENT ON THE JUDGEMENT DELIVERED TODAY BY JUSTICE TOYIN ADEGOKE OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT 1, ASABA. March 18, 2019 Today’s judgement by Justice Toyin ... Read More »

Ansar-Ud-Deen High Sch, Saki Old Students congratulate Oyo Gov –elect, Deputy

Ansar-Ud-Deen High Sch, Saki Old Students congratulate Oyo Gov –elect, Deputy

“Both of Your Excellencies stood by us through your philanthropic support for the development of our alma mata, particularly during the 50th anniversary of the school, January, 2017.” PRESS RELEASE We, of the ANSAR-UD-DEEN HIGH SCHOOL, SAKI OLD STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION hereby convey our  hearty CONGRATULATIONS to the duo of  our HONORARY ALUMNI / DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS – Their Excellencies, Engr. Seyi ... Read More »

Yar’adua Foundation, 29 others to lose properties worth over N4.8bn for tax evasion

Yar’adua Foundation, 29 others to lose properties worth over N4.8bn for tax evasion

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings valued at N4.8 billion from the  Shehu Yar’adua Foundation and 29 other firms. ICPC Spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa disclosed this in a Press Statement in Abuja. She said that the properties included 22.9 hectares of undeveloped land, one plaza, and a ... Read More »

I am afraid to go back to school  – 3-year old boy who survived  Lagos school building collapse

I am afraid to go back to school – 3-year old boy who survived Lagos school building collapse

Three-year-old, Kabiru Sasore, one of the survivors of the school building collapse at Ita Faji on Lagos Island, has said he is afraid to return to school. Master Kabiru was rushed to the hospital after the incident,  and was discharged last week Thursday after he was certified healthy enough to return home. His mother is said to be in a ... Read More »

Borno community in Askira-Uba LGA seeks military intervention against Boko Haram

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Communities of Multafu in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State have called on the Military authorities to deploy troops and safe them from incessant invasion by armed Boko Haram sect who have been terrorising them since last week. This was contained in a press statement signed on behalf of the Community by an Elderstateman ... Read More »

Buhari’s Election Agent in Ogun State, Bode Mustapha petitions Inspector General of Police over attack on office

Buhari’s Election Agent in Ogun State, Bode Mustapha petitions Inspector General of Police over attack on office

The Ogun State Agent for President Mohammadu Buhari in the just concluded February Presidential election, Chief Bode Mustapha has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, over attack and vandalisation of his office building. Mustapha, chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Egba High Chief in the petition dated March 18,2019,titled,’Vandalization of My Office’ explained that the building located ... Read More »

Don’t grant last minute loans to Amosun, APC warns banks

Don’t grant last minute loans to Amosun, APC warns banks

 The Ogun State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has warned banks and other financial institutions not to succumb to threats and pressures from outgoing  Governor Ibikunle Amosun to obtain last-minute loans, overdrafts and other financial instruments barely two months to the end of his tenure. In a press statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday, and signed by  its publicity ... Read More »