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APC, PDP in Sokoto bicker over alleged plot to remove Sultan

APC, PDP in Sokoto bicker over alleged plot to remove Sultan

The Sokoto state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressive Congress (APC) reversal of its alleged threat to remove Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar, from his office as an afterthought. Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma, the PDP Chairman in the state disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday. He said the content of APC’s ... Read More »

Why I’ll continue to criticise Buhari – Obasanjo

Why I’ll continue to criticise Buhari – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday gave reasons why he will continue to criticise President Muhammdu Buhari’s administration. Obasanjo spoke for the first time since President Buhari’s re-election last week. The former leader who had campaigned against Buhari’s re-election by raising a Third Force and a Coalition group, before finally settling for Abubakar Atiku, spoke at an event marking his ... Read More »

‘Ireti’ of Fuji House of Commotion fame throws weight behind Sanwo-Olu, APC

‘Ireti’ of Fuji House of Commotion fame throws weight behind Sanwo-Olu, APC

Mrs Sola Awojobi-Onayiga, an A list actress in Nollywood popularly known as Ireti Catering Practical in the famed Sitcom,Fuji House of Commotion has asked her supporters to vote for Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu during Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Lagos State. Mrs Awojobi-Onayiga was the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in 2015 for the Lagos State House of Assembly IKORODU Constituency 1. ... Read More »

I remain CBN governor, says Emefiele

I remain CBN governor, says Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday dismissed claims in some quarters that he had been asked to proceed on terminal leave. There had been speculations on that President Muhammadu Buhari had asked the apex bank boss to proceed on terminal leave. The leave according to some online media was to last for three ... Read More »

BMO to EFCC: DO YOUR JOB, IGNORE ATIKU’s N63Bn SOPHISTRY

BMO to EFCC: DO YOUR JOB, IGNORE ATIKU’s N63Bn SOPHISTRY

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Atiku Abubakar of lying over the arrest of his son- in-law by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This comes against the backdrop of revelation that the anti-graft agency is probing Abdullahi Babalele who is also the Group Finance ... Read More »

Elections: Guide against fake news,Don urges media

Elections: Guide against fake news,Don urges media

Ahead of the Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections, a university teacher, Prof. Evans Osabuohien, has urged the media to guard against fake news dissemination. Osabuohien, a Professor of Economics at Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, made the call in an interview in Abuja on Tuesday. He said that fake news did not only have the tendency of inciting violence ... Read More »

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: The Will And The Zeal To Serve Lagos, By Mikail Mumuni

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: The Will And The Zeal To Serve Lagos, By Mikail Mumuni

With just a few days to the Saturday, March 9 gubernatorial election, Mr Babajde Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Lagos State has won the endorsement of virtually all the critical stakeholders within the state of aquatic splendor. The endorsements and adoptions are not coming on a platter of gold. They are rewards of sleepless nights ... Read More »

MURIC praises Fayemi, urges him to balance cabinet

MURIC praises Fayemi, urges him to balance cabinet

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has described Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State as a fair minded person, while also urging him to ensure fairness in the composition of his cabinet. Dr. Fayemi, who became governor after the July 14 2018 gubernatorial election, is yet to announce a cabinet. The commendation and request were made by the human rights organization ... Read More »

Guber polls: IGP warns politicians, says police will remain firm, apolitical

Guber polls: IGP warns politicians, says police will remain firm, apolitical

Ahead of the gubernatorial polls Saturday, March 9, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed A Adamu, has warned politicians against threatening the peaceful conduct of the elections.The IGP handed down the warning during a meeting with Strategic Police Managers at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Monday. The IGP said, “All political actors who might be preparing to threaten the ... Read More »

Guber: Borno APC chieftain urges massive votes Prof Zulum and House of Assembly candidates

Guber: Borno APC chieftain urges massive votes Prof Zulum and House of Assembly candidates

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Former Secretary of the Defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in Borno state, and Adviser to Governor Kashim Shettima, Hon. Yusuf Adamu has appealed to the people of State, especially teaming supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to come out enmasse and vote Professor Babagana Umara Zulum and his running mate, Hon Umar Usman ... Read More »

SURE-P Fund: I Don’t Know How 18 pages disappeared from Bank statement, witness tells court

SURE-P Fund: I Don’t Know How 18 pages disappeared from Bank statement, witness tells court

A witness in the on-going trial of a United Kingdom-based Professor of Neurology, Reuben Obaro, and his wife, Mrs. Ayodele Obaro, a practising nurse, also in the UK, on Tuesday told a high court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Zuba Abuja, that he does not know how 18 pages disappeared from the bank statement tendered in court in ... Read More »