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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Plateau primaries: Jeremiah Useni emerges PDP governorship candidate, to face Lalong in general elections

The former Minister of the FCT and Senator Representing Plateau South Senatorial District, retired Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni has emerged as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP for the 2019 general elections in Plateau State. Useni got [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

APC primaries: Factional executive conducts election in Cross River, results being collated

The Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State led by Godwin Etim John has conducted direct primaries in the 196 wards in the state. The APC state youths leader, Kalitu Aruku disclosed this to DAILY [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

PDP governorship primaries: Gov. Ikpeazu emerges Abia candidate

Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia state has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, for the upcoming 2019 governorship election in the state. The Returning officer of the PDP governorship primary election for Abia, Chief Raymond [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari warns Nigerians against misuse of social media

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians against the dangers associated with the misuse of social media. Buhari in his national broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary in Abuja on Monday, frowned at the way and manner the social media [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

Independence Day: Buhari pays tribute to armed forces, lists achievements

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid glowing tributes to the Nigerian Armed Forces and country’s youth for keeping the citizens safe and excelling in various professional fields. Mr Buhari gave the commendation in a televised national broadcast to commemorate Nigeria’s 58 [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olu replies Ambode, explains criminal, mental health allegations

Jide Sanwo-Olu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Lagos, has replied Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on charges that he has an unresolved criminal allegation and unflattering mental health records. Mr Sanwo-Olu, now widely deemed the leading candidate for the [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

APC postpones primaries in Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress has postponed governorship primary elections in three states. It also announced a change in the mode of the primaries in two of the three states. The elections will now hold on Tuesday, October 2, in [...]

October 1, 2018 General

Okogwu, IBB’s brother-in-law dies

The Ojise of Asaba and brother-in-law to former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Chief Sunny Okogwu, is dead. Okogwu was the elder brother of the late Maryam Bababgida and president of Black Gold Company Limited. The Kaduna-based businessman and [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

Police deny pulling down Sanwo-Olu’s posters

The Lagos State police command yesterday said there was no iota of truth in the allegation that its officers were engaged in removing the campaign posters belonging to a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, [...]

October 1, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos residents want LAWMA’s dumpsite relocated

LAWMA’s dumpsite: The residents of Apapa road in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos State have appealed to the state government and management of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to relocated the Transfer Loading Station (TLS) situated in [...]

October 1, 2018 Environmental issues