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Daily Archives: January 23, 2020

How Jonathan offended Obasanjo – Ex PDP chairman, Ali

Former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Ali, has revealed how former President Goodluck Jonathan offended ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the 2015 election. Recalling the letter Obasanjo wrote against Jonathan and his government, Ali said the [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

Afenifere gives reasons it won’t support Buhari

Afenefere, the Yoruba apex socio-political organization, has given reason it would not support President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Spokesman of the group, Yinka Odumakin, fielding questions from Sun, said that the group was not going to support Buhari’s re-election because [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

Malabu oil: Adoke floors EFCC, AGF in court

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday ruled that the immediate past Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, could not be held liable for his roles in the Oil Processing Licence 245 [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

Shettima reveals moves to stop Buhari, attacks Govs. Bello, El-Rufai, others

President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, Alhaji Shettima Yerima, has revealed what the northern youths are doing to ensure President Muhammdu Buhari does not return to power in 2019.   Shettima also attacked the governors of Kaduna State, [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

Okupe reveals how international media condemned Buhari’s declaration

Doyin Okupe, ex-aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan has highlighted how President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of interest for second term received wide range of condemnation from the international media. According to the former Presidential aide, “Outright condemnation is [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

Abia commissioner charges orphanages on illegal operators and child traffickers

The Abia State Commissioner for Strategy and Social Development, Chief Obinna Ekekwe, has urged members of the state Association of Orphanages And Homes Operators of Nigeria (ASOHON) to assist government in fishing out and prosecuting operators of illegal orphanage and [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

Four years after, Chibok schoolgirls still in captivity

For the parents and guardians of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls still in Boko Haram captivity, it has been a torturous four years no one but they alone could feel bitter about.   And for the parents of Leah Sharibu, the [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics

NNPC pledges to back local investors, tech development

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it will encourage initiatives targeted at enhancing Nigerian investors in the oil and gas sector. Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said yesterday, that the national oil company would support engineering development to [...]

April 14, 2018 Technology

No Lassa Fever vaccine anywhere in the world, says Virologist

A Virologist, Prof Simeon Magaji Agwale, yesterday, insisted that there is no certified vaccine for the treatment of Lassa Fever anywhere in the world, stressing that Nigeria was best suited to develop vaccines for the cure of the disease for [...]

April 14, 2018 Health issues

Adeosun reassigns portfolios in SEC, as Mary Uduk becomes acting DG

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday, approved the reassignment of portfolios in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).Following the reassignments, Ms. Mary Uduk would assume the position of Acting Director General of the Commission, in line with the [...]

April 14, 2018 Government and politics