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Buhari Endorses Ize-Iyamu

Edo 2020: Buhari Endorses Ize-Iyamu

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the candidature of Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the September 19 governorship election in Edo state. Buhari met with Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday. The governorship candidate was led to the meeting [...]

August 7, 2020 Government and politics

Buhari, Ize-Iyamu, Buni, Ganduje meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The Edo State APC governorship candidate was led to the Presidential Villa by the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the [...]

August 7, 2020 Government and politics

DSS, Police To Withdraw Operatives From Impeached Edo Speaker, Deputy

The Department of State Services (DSS) and the Edo State Police Command are set to withdraw operatives from the former Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Frank Abumere Okiye, and his Deputy, Hon. Roland Asoro, following their impeachment [...]

August 7, 2020 Government and politics
bubonic plague

Patient Dies Of Bubonic Plague In China, An Entire Village Sealed Off

The unnamed patient died of circulatory system failure after contracting the bubonic plague, health authorities have confirmed, although it’s unknown how they caught it Chinese authorities have sealed off an entire village after one of its residents died of bubonic [...]

August 7, 2020 Health issues
Boko Haram Fighters

Garba Shehu: Accept Repentant Boko Haram Fighters Or They Go Back To Terrorism

The Presidency on Wednesday asked Nigerians not to reject repentant Boko Haram fighters unless they want the terrorists to take up arms and resume terrorism from which they’ve repented. The presidency also dismissed as untrue, the insinuation that the current [...]

August 6, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror

Obaseki Heaps Sand In Front Of Edo Assembly Over Impeachment Scare (PHOTOS)

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has ordered the heaping of sand at the front of the Edo State House of Assembly complex following the foiled forceful takeover by security agencies, Igbere TV can authoritatively report. Igbere TV had [...]

August 6, 2020 Government and politics
Efe Ajagba

Efe Ajagba Joins Fury, Pacquiao At Top Rank Promotions (PHOTOS)

Nigeria heavyweight boxer Efe Ajagba has joined superstars like Tyson Fury and Manny Pacquiao at Top Rank Inc. boxing promotions. Top Rank Inc. on Wednesday announced that it has signed Ajagba to a promotional deal. Ajagba also confirmed in the [...]

August 6, 2020 Sports
Security Operatives At Edo State House

Security Operatives At Edo State House Of Assembly (PHOTOS)

There is currently heavy security presence at the Edo State House of Assembly with rumoured take over by the 17 lawmakers loyal to the APC Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Igbere TV reliably gathered that the security officials – comprising [...]

August 6, 2020 Government and politics
Babagana Zulum

Soldiers, Not Boko Haram, Attacked My Convoy – Borno Governor Zulum

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has accused Nigerian soldiers of being responsible for the attack on his convoy last Wednesday in Baga, a town in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state. Mr Zulum survived an ambush by suspected [...]

August 5, 2020 Government and politics
Alhaji Tanko Yakassai

Yakassai Backs Power Rotation, Seeks Nigeria’s Return To Parliamentary System

An elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has called for a return to the parliamentary system of government in Nigeria to end the allegation of marginalisation by some parts of the country. He also made a case for zoning of political [...]

August 5, 2020 Government and politics
Ebonyi International Airport

“Ebonyi International Airport To Be Completed In 2022” – Gov Umahi (PHOTOS)

Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State has disclosed that the ongoing Ebonyi International Airport in Onueke, Ebonyi State will commence operation by 2022 . A statement made by the Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Francis Nwaze said the Governor [...]

August 5, 2020 Transportation

Patoranking Acquires A N85Million Lamborgini Urus 2020 (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Ace Nigerian reggae dancehall artiste, Patoranking has Splashed a whopping $222,000 approximately N85 Million on a brand new Lamborgini Urus 2020 The singer shared a short dance video of his latest single “Abule” on his verified Instagram page yesterday in [...]

August 5, 2020 General
Mr Philip Shaibu

Shaibu Accuses Yekini Idiaye Of Collecting N40m From APC

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr Philip Shaibu, has accused the deputy speaker of the state House of Assembly, Yekini Idiaye, of collecting N40m from the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, to support the [...]

August 5, 2020 Government and politics
Ogba-Nembe Road

NDDC Invites President Buhari To Commission 29 KM Ogba-Nembe Road (PHOTOS)

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission the 29-kilometre Ogbia-Nembe Road in Bayelsa State. The road, built in conjunction with the Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, creates a land link to the ancient city [...]

August 4, 2020 Government and politics
Daddy Showkey

Daddy Showkey Celebrates His 50th Birthday Today

n behalf of the members’ board of trustees, executives/members of AJEGUNLE GREATS ELITES a.k.a AJ GREATS owners of this platform, and the great people of AJ CITY round the world we celebrate OLOROGUN JOHN ODAFE ASIEMO a.k.a DADDY SHOWKEY because [...]

August 4, 2020 entertainment
Senator Kalu

Senator Kalu Replies Akpabio Over NDDC Contract

Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Monday said the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has not paid any dime to the contractors who built the roads he facilitated. Kalu was [...]

August 3, 2020 Government and politics
Businessman Attempts To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon Over N.5m Debt

Businessman Attempts To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon Over N.5m Debt

Men of the Lagos State Police Command have prevented a businessman, Abiodun Adeyinka, from committing suicide by jumping into Lagos lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge during the Eid-el-Kabir festival on Friday. PUNCH Metro gathered that Abiodun had approached a [...]

August 3, 2020 Incidents
Life Lager Beer Lightens Up The Niger Bridge

Life Lager Beer Lightens Up The Niger Bridge (PHOTOS)

Following the launch of a new bottle and the ‘Nduka’ campaign, Life Lager Beer has continued to spread its strong message of hope and resilience to consumers, this time with decorative lighting on the popular Niger Bridge. The groundbreaking lighting [...]

August 3, 2020 Transportation
Amosun’sAbandoned Model School Project

Amosun’s N27.3 Billion Abandoned Model School Project

Amosun’s Abandoned Model School Project – On May 29, 2012, at an event marking the first anniversary of his administration, the immediate past governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, reeled out his achievements. As is the practice with politicians, Mr [...]

August 1, 2020 Government and politics

Sanwo-Olu & Wife Celebrate Eid-El-Kabir With Patients At Different Hospitals

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Ibijoke, on Friday visited the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Broad Street and some other hospitals in different parts of the State, to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with in-patients and health practitioners. The Governor and his wife [...]

August 1, 2020 Religion

Ameachi Challenges NASS To Publish China Loan Terms Of Agreement

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has challenged the National Assembly committee probing the loans and sovereign immunity clause in a $500 million loan China granted to Nigeria to publish the terms of the agreement. Speaking during a live television [...]

August 1, 2020 Government and politics
Northern Governors Forum

Northern Governors Forum, Reps To Buhari: Sack Service Chiefs Now

The Northern Gover­nors Forum has con­demned Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Bor­no, describing the act as callous and reprehensible. The Chairman of the fo­rum and governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, made the con­demnation in a [...]

August 1, 2020 Government and politics
Eid al-Adha

Sulaiman Njoku’s Muslim Family In Imo Celebrates Eid al-Adha In An Unusual Style

Like other Muslims across the globe, Alhaji Sulaiman Njoku’s family of four is set for the activities marking this year’s Eid al-Adha, or Festival of Sacrifice, on which Muslims are expected to slaughter sacrificial animals. Being the Chief Imam of [...]

July 31, 2020 Religion
Senator Ayo Fasanmi

Senator Folabi Fasanmi Dies At 94

Leader of the Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere (ILOSIWAJU YORUBA), Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead. He died at the ripe age of 94 years. According to a statement signed by his son, Folabi Fasanmi, he passed on peacefully in Osogbo [...]

July 30, 2020 Government and politics
FFK Slams Buhari For Not Naming Train Stations

FFK Slams Buhari For Not Naming Train Stations After Obasanjo, Adeboye, Oyedepo

Femi Fani Kayode (FFK) slams Buhari for not naming train stations, insists that honor must be given to whom it is due, stating that the omission of some relevant persons in Nigeria’s past and present history is a malicious move [...]

July 29, 2020 Government and politics

Akeredolu Picks Lucky Ayedatiwa As Running Mate

Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has unveiled a former Commissioner in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Lucky Ayedatiwa as his running mate for the October 10 governorship poll. Akeredolu, who spoke at the swearing-in of new aides, said Ayedatiwa possessed [...]

July 29, 2020 Government and politics
Nigeria's Sovereignty To China

Clauses Conceding Nigeria’s Sovereignty To China Uncovered

The House of Representatives on Tuesday raised alarm over lethal clauses in Article 8(1) of the commercial loan agreement signed between Nigeria and Export-Import Bank of China which allegedly “wills the sovereignty of Nigeria” in the $400 million loan for [...]

July 29, 2020 Government and politics
Sandra Isirima

Sandra Isirima: 28-Year-Old Graduates From University, Widowed With 4 Kids

When Sandra Isirima, 28, started her Master’s degree in September 2018, she thought she’d be graduating with her husband Michael and their four young boys by her side. Michael was very supportive of her dream to study for a Master’s [...]

July 29, 2020 Education
Mamman Daura

Mamman Daura Dismisses Zoning, Denies Dictating Public Policy To President Buhari

Reputed to be the head of the kitchen cabinet of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the president’s nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, yesterday spoke on the vexed issue of zoning and rotation of the nation’s presidency, arguing that competence, not geography [...]

July 29, 2020 Government and politics

Obaseki: Buhari Was Shocked That Oshiomhole Disqualified Me From APC Primary

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has said President Muhammadu Buhari and lots of stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) were shocked that Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the former National Chairman of the party will mastermind his disqualification from the party’s [...]

July 29, 2020 Government and politics