APC expels Omo-Agege, tells DSS to arrest him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled Ovie Omo-Agege, the senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly and factional senatorial candidate for the 2019 general election. APC Delta State chapter led by Cyril Abeye Ogodo took the decision during an emergency meeting of the State Working Committee (SWC ) in Asaba on […]

Feed The Future Targets 5m Farmers In Five States

Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project  USAID  has targeted five million farmers from seven states within a period of five years. The team leader, Dr. Osagie C. Aimiuwa disclosed this in an interactive meeting with academia and journalists in Zaria on the progress of the previous training workshop and the way forward in disseminating […]

Tension In Ondo As APC Youths Protest Against Automatic Ticket

Youths of All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday took to the major streets of Akure, the Ondo state capital protesting the imposition of Senatorial candidates in the three Senatorial Districts. The state Youth Leader, Hon. Babalayo Olufayo while addressing the people at the state party Secretariat condemned the decision of the National Chairman, Comrades Adams Oshiomhole […]

Obasanjo’s Associate, Majekodunmi Resigns From ADC, Drops Ogun Senatorial Ambition

Chieftain of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State and an associate of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Femi Majekodunmi on Thursday  resigned his membership of the party with immediate effect. Dr Majekodunmi who announced his resignation in a statement he personally signed and made available to journalists in Ibadan declared that he ” is […]

JUST IN: NJC recommends sack of two judges accused of corruption

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari two judges for dismissal from service. According to the council, the two judges are accused of corruption by the anti-graft agency, EFCC. The affected judges are Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and James Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. In […]

Buhari appoints new secretary for EFCC

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Olanipekun Olukoyede to be the commission’s new Secretary. In a tweet on Thursday, the commission pointed out that Mr Olukoyede is waiting for the Senate’s approval, in line with Section 2 of the EFCC Act. According to the commission, Mr Olukoyede, until his […]

Hitch: Shehu Sani’s sole candidature halted by Court

Kaduna High Court yesterday restrained the All Progressives Congress (APC)  from conducting the primary to select the party’s candidate for the Kaduna Central Senatorial District. Ruling on an ex-parte motion in a suit filed by Uba Sani, a senatorial aspirant,  Justice Muhammad Lawal Bello ordered the APC, its chairman Adams Oshiomhole, the Independent National Electoral […]

BUK establishes first megawatt scale solar project in Nigerian university

The Bayero University, Kano on Wednesday energized Nigeria’s first megawatt scale hybrid solar project in Nigerian university and the second in the whole country. At the launching of the project, the project engineers, Muhammad Buhari, mixed around 600kw of solar photovoltaic energy into its campus power supply. Mr Buhari, an MIT-trained electrical engineer, said it is […]

Pro-Atiku group tackles Babachir over comment on PDP Convention

A group loyal to the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Reset Foundation, has tackled former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal over his comment against Mr Abubakar ahead of Saturday’s presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Port Harcourt. The former SGF had, in an interview with a national daily, […]

APC NWC cancels Zamfara governorship primaries

The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee, NWC, has  cancelled the Zamfara governorship primary. Yekini Nabena, the APC acting national publicity secretary announced this on Thursday in Abuja. The APC spokesman said the primary was cancelled because of election malpractices, including snatching of election materials and result sheets by the state government officials. “The […]