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Daily Archives: July 15, 2018

“I have nothing to do with dead APC” – Reps member defects to PDP

The lawmaker representing Tai/Eleme/Oyigbo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Dr. Barry Mpigi, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Hon. Mpigi, who officially dumped the APC at his ward in Koroma, [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics

Senator Marafa speaks on dumping APC, blasts Gov Yari

Senator Kabiru Marafa, who represents Zamfara Central in the Senate, has disclosed his stand on whether he would leave the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, or remain ahead of the 2019 general elections. The lawmaker also described the governor of [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics

Kemi Adeosun: Presidency orders probe of NYSC certificate

The Office of President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) demanding a thorough probe of the exemption certificate scandal involving the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. News broke penultimate week that the Minister who graduated from [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics

Philippines erupts in joy after Pacquiao win

Millions of boxing fans across the Philippines erupted in cheers and tears of joy on Sunday after national icon Manny Pacquiao beat Argentine Lucas Matthysse in a world title bout. In the run-up to the fight 39-year-old Pacquiao was trailed [...]

July 15, 2018 Sports

Buhari congratulates Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Dr Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his victory in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state. The president, in a message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari departs for the Netherlands

President Muhammadu Buhari today departs for The Netherlands to participate in activities in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. Buhari is the only world leader invited [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics

How Brazilian Architecture Redefined Lagos History And Heritage

Following the slave abolition passed on the 25th of March, 1807, there was a wave of liberated Africans returning home that lasted over five decades. Armed with knowledge and technology from former slave ports—Brazil, the Caribbeans and the West Indies—these [...]

July 15, 2018 History

INEC declares Fayemi winner of Ekiti governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Ekiti governorship election Kayode Fayemi as the winner of the election. Fayemi won in 12 local government areas in the state, polling a total [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics

I forgive you, Obasanjo tells PDP

Three years after he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former President Olusegun Obasanjo, was yesterday offered apologies for what the party leaders described as “bad conduct and mistreatment of him.” Obasanjo, who was then PDP’s Board of Trustee (BOT) [...]

July 15, 2018 Government and politics