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I’ve also suspended Oshiomhole from APC —Okorocha

I’ve also suspended Oshiomhole from APC —Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, who was recently suspended from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) says he too has suspended Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman. The NWC of the APC, on Friday, suspended Okorocha; Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru; and ... Read More »

I don’t care who becomes the next Speaker-Dogara

I don’t care who becomes the next Speaker-Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said he is not bothered about who becomes the next occupant of the office. Dogara became Speaker four years ago on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Although he was re-elected into the House during the last election into the National Assembly he is not likely to return to ... Read More »

No going back on UTME biometrics –  JAMB

No going back on UTME biometrics – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will not rescind its decision on the use of biometrics in the conduct of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This is contained in the board’s weekly bulletin issued on Sunday in Lagos. According to the bulletin, the importance of biometrics in the conduct of the board’s examination cannot be overemphasised. ... Read More »

APC Borno Assembly candidate for Hawul seeks free and fair polls, urges opponents against bitterness

APC Borno Assembly candidate for Hawul seeks free and fair polls, urges opponents against bitterness

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The House of Assembly Candidate in Hawul Constituency on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Stephen Ayuba Wakawa yesterday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Security agencies, party agents of registered political partis and all stakeholders to work assiduously to ensure free and fair elections for the gubernatorial and House ... Read More »

Don’t stage attack on Yoruba territory, OPC warns IPOB

Don’t stage attack on Yoruba territory, OPC warns IPOB

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), has warned the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) against attacking any Yoruba territory based on the alleged attack on Igbo in Lagos State after the presidential and National Assembly polls. The President of OPC, Rasaq Arogundade, gave the warning in a statement. The statement was in reaction to an earlier statement by the Publicity Secretary ... Read More »

EFCC arrests Atiku’s finance director

EFCC arrests Atiku’s finance director

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, son in-law to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He is also the Finance Director of his group of companies. A statement by his media office yesterday said, “In a desperate move to have Atiku Abubakar concede and congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari, officials of ... Read More »

First Female Chief Judge Takes Oath Of Office In Anambra

First Female Chief Judge Takes Oath Of Office In Anambra

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has sworn in a new Acting Chief Judge for the state. She is Hon. Justice Ijem Onwuamaegbu. Justice Onwuamaegbu who is the first female (Acting) Chief Judge in Anambra state takes over from the former Chief Judge of the state, Hon Justice Peter Umeadi who retired from service, voluntarily. Speaking during the swearing in ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu says Computer Village will get Independent Power Plant if he is elected governor

Sanwo-Olu says Computer Village will get Independent Power Plant if he is elected governor

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured the traders and communities around the Ikeja Computer Village, that his government would provide an Independent Power Plant (IPP) for the market. He said this while receiving the endorsement of the market leaders and Igbo community leaders in the Village which is at ... Read More »

MUSWEN congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to accept defeat without conditions

MUSWEN congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to accept defeat without conditions

On behalf of the teeming population of Muslims and other well-meaning people of South Western Nigeria, we wish to use this medium to dissociate ourselves from the discordant statement reportedly made by some self-appointed individuals who purport to speak on behalf of all the Yoruba against the outcome of the elections.” MUSWEN’S PRESS RELEASE ON THE RE-ELECTION OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU ... Read More »