Osun governor appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola. Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday evening announced the appointment of Prince Wole Oyebamiji as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Dr. Charles Diji Akinola as Chief of Staff (CoS) to the Governor. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Adeniyi Adesina, told Daily Trust that the […]

Kaduna: Police confirm 17 dead in Birnin Gwari

The police in Kaduna have confirmed that 17 people died when armed bandits attacked a village, Jan Ruwa in Birnin Gwari local government area of the state. A statement by the police command’s spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo on Thursday said the bandits also rustled away many cows. According to Sabo, “On 12th March, 2019 at […]

British MPs reject new Brexit referendum, support delay

British MPs reject new Brexit referendum, but back delay. Above PM Theresa May in parliament British MPs on Thursday voted massively against delaying leaving the EU in order to hold a second Brexit referendum, dealing a major blow to pro-European campaigners urging a fresh public vote. In another vote of the day, the MPs overwhelmingly […]

Inconclusive polls expose INEC, PMB’s hypocrisy, Northern Group says

The North-West chapter of the Save Nigeria Democracy Group has said that the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission that elections held in some states were inconclusive only goes to exposé unmask President Muhammadu Buhari’s true nature. Speaking in Kaduna on returning from a protest match staged in Abuja on Wednesday, SNDG’s spokesperson, Sani […]

EFCC petitioned over alleged N235m withdrawal for vote buying by Ganduje-led govt

Kano State Civil Society Situation Room (KASCISSIR) has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged withdrawal of N235,500,000 by the Kano state government for the purpose of buying votes ahead of the March 23 rerun election in the state. A copy of the petition dated 14th March 2019, obtained by Daily Trust […]

Kano commissioner opens up over destruction of election materials

Kano State Commissioner for Local Government, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo, has accused the police of manipulating facts over destruction of election materials at Nassarawa local government collation centre, saying “I have never tore any result sheet.” Addressing a press conference on Thursday in Kano, Garo said the result was tore by two members of the […]

2018 HIV/AIDS Survey: We cannot celebrate yet – Buhari

celebrate yet – Buhari 25 mins ago  0  58  0 NACA presents Nigeria HIV-AIDS Indicator and Impact Assessment Survey in Abuja Survey By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), noting with delight that less Nigerians were living with the HIV virus when compared to the 2014 survey. […]

INEC issues Certificate of Return to senators-elect

INEC boss, Mahmood Yakubu By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Senators-elect to commence and conclude work on the review of the electoral legal framework early, ahead of the 2023 General Elections. INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the call on Thursday at a ceremony for the Issuance of Certificate of […]

Sen. Tinubu canvasses more leadership positions for women in 9th Assembly

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu (APC) Lagos Central, said on Thursday that more women should be considered for leadership positions in the 9th assembly. Tinubu made the remark in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the presentation of Certificates of Return to elected National Assembly members in Abuja. Tinubu, who […]

APC’s victory in Zamfara, will of God, says party chieftain

Alhaji Sha’ayau Sarki-Fawa, a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, has described the party’s victory at the just concluded 2019 general elections in the state, as “a will of God”. Sarkin-Fawa made the remark in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Thursday. He described the presentation […]