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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

‘I’m contesting as Osun governor to prove women are better managers’

Mrs Mercy Ayodele is the candidate of the Restoration Party of Nigeria (RPN) in the September 22 governorship election in Osun State. In this interview with BISI OLADELE, she describes politics as “very hectic and deep,” but said it should not [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

Maku warns politicians against divisive tendencies

Mr. Labaran Maku, the National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has warned politicians against creating division among Christians and Muslims in Nasarawa. Maku, a former Minister of Information and governorship aspirant of APGA in the state, gave [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos is now one party state, says Salvador

The former Lagos State chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Moshood Salvador on Saturday said the state has become a one party state, following his defection with  thousands of PDP members to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Addressing party [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

Why Buhari must be re-elected – Borno APC aspirant

Why Buhari must be re-elected: The re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 Presidential election would ensure the permanent return of peace to Borno State and the North East region, a governorship aspirant under the platform of All Progressives [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

Finance Minister Adeosun resigns

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun yesterday resigned her appointment over allegation of forged NYSC exemption certificate. An investigation panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari found the certificate which the minister submitted for screening to be fake. Adeosun [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerians Reacts To EFCC Freezing Davido’s Account

As the 2019 general elections are fast approaching, politicians who are vying for office have become subject to the Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s scrutiny. The EFCC is charged with the responsibility of investigating financial crimes such as advance fee fraud [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

David Mark visits IBB in Minna

Sen.David Mark , has arrived Minna, capital of Niger State to hold a private meeting with the former military President Ibrahim Babangida. The meeting lasted for two hours at the Hilltop residence of the former military ruler. NAN reports that [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

How I got my NYSC exemption certificate – Adeosun

Nigeria’s immediate past finance minister Kemi Adeosun has explained how she got a National Youth Service Corps exemption certificate believed to be fake. Adeosun resigned her appointment on Friday, 69 days after Premium Times published a report that her NYSC [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics

Rwandan opposition leader freed from jail

Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was unexpectedly freed from jail on Saturday after President Paul Kagame granted her early release, alongside more than 2,000 other prisoners. “I thank the president who gave me this liberation,” Ingabire said as she left [...]

September 15, 2018 Africa

PDP calls for immediate arrest, prosecution of Adeosun

Nigeria opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the former minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun. Adeosun resigned her appointment on Friday, 69 days after Premium Times published a report that her National [...]

September 15, 2018 Government and politics