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Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

I won’t let those who called me Boko Haram, Hausa man take APC from me – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has vowed that he would not let those who called him Boko Haram and Hausa man hijack the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State. He claimed he was called those names when [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

APC crisis: They’re now having sleepless night, fighting themselves – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has mocked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. The Governor told Vanguard that the politicians planning to make the state ungovernable for him ahead of the 2019 elections were already [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria has lost respect – Jonathan advises Buhari against rigging election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed disappointment on how Nigeria is currently being used as a negative example in the international community. Jonathan citing recent instances when the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, mocked the poor state of security in Nigeria [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo inaugurates youths programme in Kano

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, flagged off the empowerment scheme of 1,000 youths in Kano State, an initiative of the state government, which include training of 560 vulcanisers and 440 tricycles mechanics. Osibanjo, who was on a working visit to [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

JOHESU summons emergency meeting over court order

Following an order of interim injunction compelling the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to immediately resume duties and ostensibly considering the intervention of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the union has summoned an emergency consultation meeting of all state and zonal [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

Rohr warns girls not to visit Super Eagles’ camp in Russia

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that only wives and children of the players would be allowed into the team’s camp during the World Cup in Russia. He gave the order yesterday while addressing a press conference in Uyo, [...]

May 26, 2018 Sports

We want to be vice president in 2019, say female lawmakers

Female Parliamentarians yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to concede the number-two position in the country to women during the 2019 general elections. The female state lawmakers also sought the President’s veto pronouncing that of every three senatorial positions in the [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

May 29: Delta Police warns IPOB, others

The Delta State Police Command has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against disturbing the peace and stability of the state during the forthcoming May 29 Democracy day. In a statement in Asaba, yesterday, its spokesman, Andrew Aniamaka, said [...]

May 26, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Oil marketers decry rising robbery attacks on filling stations

Oil marketers, under the aegis of Licensed Petroleum Products Station Owners Association of Nigeria, Rivers State chapter, has expressed worry over rising armed robbery attacks in filling stations almost on a daily basis in various filling station across the state. [...]

May 26, 2018 Oil & Gas

Don’t leave Lagos alone to tackle developmental challenges, say Ambode, Duke

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke have raised alarm over the danger of abandoning Lagos State to shoulder the developmental challenges posed by incessant migration from all parts of the country. Warning [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics