Osun rerun: Police decline court order to release PDP chieftains

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has declined the order of the Osogbo High Court which ordered the release of three chieftains of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, (PDP) Alhaji Fatai Diekola, Alhaji Adekikekun Segun and Alhaji Sikiru Lawal detained in connection with the rerun gubernatorial election in Osun state. In his ruling on an exparte application […]

Budget: CSOs want audit of N/Assembly N1.1trillion 9 years’ spending

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the #OpenNASS campaign, have urged the federal government to audit the account of the National Assembly between 2005 and 2014. The group comprising of Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, BudGit, Connected Development (CODE), and YIAGA Africa, insisted that there was need to open up the NASS budget […]

Boss Mustapha visits Omisore

Iyiola Omisore, SDP’s Osun guber candidate By Dorcas Elusogbon In less than 24 hours after a powerful delegation of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) visited Sen. Iyiola Omisore, the Secretary to the Government of Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, has also visited the former Osun governorship candidate. Mustapha visited Omisore with Ekiti Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. […]

I am not perturbed by strike threat – Umahi boasts

I am not perturbed by strike threat-Umahi boasts Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Wednesday, said that he was not perturbed by the industrial action threat by workers in the state, especially such from staff of the state-owned higher institutions. Umahi disclosed this during a meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), […]

Man who climbed mast in protest arraigned by Police

The man on the telecom mast By Nana Musa The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trio, who are residents […]

FEC okays $64.2m for Escravos power project

FEC presided by Osinbajo okays $64.2m for Escravos power project By Chijioke Okoronkwo The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved 64.2 million dollars for power supply project to communities within Escravos area of Delta State. Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after FEC […]

Dan Kenya ne ya lashe Gasar Komla Dumor ta BBC ta 2018

Mr Mwaura is a well-known journalist and a respected face across Kenya Hakkin mallakar hotoJOSHUA WANYAMAImage captionMr Mwaura fitaccen dan jarida ne a Kenya Wani dan jarida mai kuma gabatar da shiri a talbijin dan kasar Kenya ne ya lashe gasar Komla Dumor ta BBC ta shekarar 2018. Waihiga Mwaura shi ne ke gabatar da […]

Convention venue: PDP youth group rejects Rivers State

Some PDP members carrying the party flags By Emmanuel Afonne PDP Concerned Youth Association (PCYA), one of the youth groups in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the choice of Port Harcourt, Rivers State for the party’s national convention scheduled to hold on Oct. 6. A statement signed and issued on Wednesday by the […]

2019: Buhari best presidential candidate – Saraki’s ex aide

Buhari remains best candidate says former aide to Saraki 2019 Presidency: Saraki’s former aide backs Buhari Alhaji Moshood Mustapha, a former Special Adviser on Inter-Parliamentary Affairs, Protocol and Special Duties to President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says his decision to stay in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is informed by his belief in the […]

Official: ASUU may join NLC strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities may join the Nigeria Labour Congress in the ongoing industrial action. The Owerri Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Prof Uzo Onyebinama, disclosed this at a press conference at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. While debunking that the strikes were not sponsored by the opposition parties, Onyebinama said the […]