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Daily Archives: May 18, 2019

Abuja court summons Oshiomhole for contempt

APC women ban Oshiomhole from entering Imo, Okorocha exonerates Buhari from travails

Women leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State led by Theresa Ohanuha have warned the party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, not to enter the state forthwith to avoid their wrath. This was contained in a communiqué issued [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics

I will curse you and your generation unborn if you accept defeat – angry ijebu woman Caution Atiku

Madam Yheenkar Babs, a staunch supporter of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in Ibadan, Oyo State has not spare him her threat on the receipt of the news that the PDP Presidential Candidate is being pressured to concede defeat.  According to her:  [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
Okorocha

OKOROCHA MAD WITH THE APC

Suspending Me After All I Have Singlehandedly Contributed To The Party Shows That APC And Its Leadership Are Full Of Ingrates And People With A1 In Iberiberism. They Are Definitely Bound To Fail. As For My Mandate As A Senator [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
2019: Otti still in Abia governorship race, says Aide

2019: Otti still in Abia governorship race, says Aide

Mr Kazie Uko, the Director, Media and Publicity of Alex Otti Campaign Organisation, says the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Otti, has not stepped down from the race. In a statement he issued to [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari won’t support Oshiomhole on my suspension –Okorocha

Buhari won’t support Oshiomhole on my suspension –Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has distanced President Muhammadu Buhari from what he called “lawlessness” allegedly being perpetrated in the All Progressives Congress by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Okorocha, in a statement on Sunday by his Chief Press [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
Sultan of Sokoto

Sultan hails Buhari’s re-election, urges Atiku to accept defeat

The leadership of the Jamaatu Nasril Islam under the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’adu Abubakar lll, has hailed the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23 presidential election in the country. The Sultan of Sokoto is the spiritual [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

JNI, Miyetti Allah, others urge Atiku to accept election outcome

The Jamaatu Nasril Islam (JNI) and Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) have called on the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to accept the result of last Saturday’s elections in good faith. In a statement by its [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
Those who worked behind the scene for Buhari’s victory

Those who worked behind the scene for Buhari’s victory

Even before former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote his legendary public statement and the Fourth Republic’s vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, left the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), most APC leaders knew that electing President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
EFCC

EFCC gets court’s nod to return N733 million to Federal Government

Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja at the weekend granted the application of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the final forfeiture of N732.85 million to the Federal Government. Its acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade, in [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics

Sovereign fund commits N50 billion to boost power generation

A subsidiary of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), InfraCredit, has opened a N50 billion 600MW Shiroro Hydro Electric Infrastructure Green Bond to boost the plant and power generation nationwide. Launched in partnership with GuarantCo, KfW Development Bank and Africa [...]

March 4, 2019 Power
Ekiti

Ekiti lawmaker denies plan to withdraw from Saturday’s election

The Deputy Leader of Government Business in Ekiti State House of Assembly and Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for Ekiti East Constituency I, Ojo-Ade Fajana, has said report of his plan to boycott Saturday’s election is meant to cause confusion. Fajana, [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics
PDP

PDP national caucus holds emergency meeting over presidential poll today

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called an emergency national caucus meeting of the party. Named the ‘Expanded Caucus Meeting’, the party is expected to use the occasion to get the support of its members [...]

March 4, 2019 Government and politics

19 arrested for attempting to burn down Lagos police station

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 19 persons, who allegedly attempted to burn down the Ejigbo Police Station around 11.15pm on Saturday. A resident of the area, identified simply as Tunde, told our correspondent that he was lounging outside [...]

March 4, 2019 Crime