He got 200,000 votes after dancing – Osinbajo jeers Senator Adeleke

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday night threw a jibe at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke. Osinbajo said Adeleke polled about 200,000 votes in Osun election despite his insistence that the most important attribute for leadership was dancing.The Vice President made the statement while trying to prove his […]

10 aspirants reject Borno guber primaries, calls for cancellation

The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri and nine other aspirants have called for outright cancellation of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries held in Brno State. Addressing journalists in a Press Briefing in his Maiduguri residence on Tuesday, Shehuri alleged that Governor Kashim Shettima used the military and […]

2019: Political Parties In Ondo Elect NASS Candidates

As the race to the National Assembly in the year 2019 gathers momentum, political parties in Ondo state are leaving no stone unturned to present their candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, October 8, 2018. While National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is making good her promise to return […]

2019: Incumbents Lose Out As Niger APC, PDP NASS Candidates Emerge

The two major political parties in Niger State, the governing All Progressive Congress, (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) have had their primary elections to pick flag bearers for the upper legislative chamber, (the senate) with the table turning in the camp of the sitting Senators from the state. Out of three serving […]

Wake Up, Lagos Govt Tasks Insurance Brokers

Lagos State Government has urged the Nigerian insurance industry to embark on intensive public advocacy towards making government to enforce insurance cover for areas that were not presently covered against perils and unimaginable risks. The State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Sadiat Olayinka Oladunjoye who made this appeal at the mid year workshop […]

BREAKING! Students On Rampage, As Police Allegedly Kills Two In Delta

Students of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba, have mobbed a police officer for allegedly killing two students of the institution where the All Progressives Congress (APC), is holding its Delta North Senatorial primaries, the New Nigerian Newspaper can authoritatively report. It was gathered that the police mistook the students for thugs and allegedly […]

NEC dissociates self from Kano PDP guber primaries held in Kwankwaso’s residence

The National Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dissociated itself from the the governorship primary election conducted in Kano on Monday. Shehu Yusuf Kura, the Special Adviser Media to national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, made the remark in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano […]

ICPC docks Ex-Kebbi governor, Dakingari, over N1bn theft

The immediate-past governor of Kebbi State, Saidu Dakingari, on Wednesday docked before Justice Ismail Bashir of Kebbi State High Court 2, sitting in Birnin Kebbi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, for alleged misapplication of the sum of N1,094,320,000.00  belonging to the state. The former governor was accused of conniving with […]

1,000 people get free eye surgery in Gombe

Amen Health Care and Empowerment Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, in collaboration with the Gombe State Government, has begun free eye surgery for 1,000 persons in the state. Rita Oguntoyinbo, the founder and president of the foundation, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Gombe on Wednesday that the programme was to help people regain […]

EPL: Manchester United coach, Mourinho places ban on Paul Pogba

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has reportedly banned midfielder, Paul Pogba from talking publicly outside prearranged media appearances. According to The Mirror, the directive to keep Pogba out of the media spotlight came straight from Mourinho and the rest of the club’s coaching staff. The report claimed that Mourinho is unhappy with the lack of […]