Obaseki Of APC Wins Edo Governorship Election

APC governorship candidate for Edo State Godwin Obaseki, APC governorship candidate for Edo State Candidate of the‎ All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo State governorship election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has been declared winner of the ‎September 28 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Nineteen political parties contested in the election which … Continue reading Obaseki Of APC Wins Edo Governorship Election

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Enough Of Tinubu’s Godfatherism Style Of Politics, APC Chairman, John Oyegun Spits Fire

APC Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun explodes, reacts to Tinubu   "Governor Oshiomhole is behind the call by Tinubu to remove me as Chairman. He accuses me of not doing enough for his governorship candidate. And I told him I am not happy with his style of politics. I am not in support of imposition … Continue reading Enough Of Tinubu’s Godfatherism Style Of Politics, APC Chairman, John Oyegun Spits Fire

Nigeria Finally Gets A Lifeline $1 Billion Loan Offer From AfDB to Finance 2016 Budget Deficit

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr. Akinwumi Adesina Nigeria got a lifeline on Monday as the African Development Bank (AfDB) said it would support the country with the sum of $1 billion to help it address the N2.2 trillion deficit in the 2016 budget.   AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina, who disclosed this to … Continue reading Nigeria Finally Gets A Lifeline $1 Billion Loan Offer From AfDB to Finance 2016 Budget Deficit

Prosecution Of Dame Patience Jonathan Over $15m: SERAP Asks Court To Compel Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Federal Government to the Federal High Court in Lagos asking the court for an order compelling the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) to institute criminal proceedings against former first lady Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan over $15m unexplained wealth … Continue reading Prosecution Of Dame Patience Jonathan Over $15m: SERAP Asks Court To Compel Buhari

Robbers Now Pose As Taxi Drivers To Attack Abuja Residents

When Jennifer waved down a cab at Sheraton Junction in the Wuse district of Abuja that fateful night, she never imagined the trouble that loomed ahead of her. A hairdresser at a salon in the prestigious hotel that the junction is named after, the young woman usually works late and would trek the short distance … Continue reading Robbers Now Pose As Taxi Drivers To Attack Abuja Residents

Otuoke, Jonathan’s Hometown Swallowed Up By Flood

Otuoke-Onuebum road in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state, has been taken over by flood, with vehicles now having to redirect their travel through Elebele road, which is a longer distance. According to Amos Agah, a staff of the Federal University, Otuoke (FUO), passengers are now paying N800 instead of N400 from Otuoke, hometown … Continue reading Otuoke, Jonathan’s Hometown Swallowed Up By Flood

Buhari Congratulates King Sunny Ade At 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated music legend, King Sunny Ade, on his 70th birthday, which is on Sept. 22. Information on the felicitation is contained in a statement issued by Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity in Abuja on Wednesday. Adesina stated that “President Buhari joins friends, family and fans … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates King Sunny Ade At 70

64-Year-Old “Mentally Unstable” Italian Man Rams Car Into St Peter’s Square, Demanding To See Pope

A man with mental health issues broke the security barrier around St Peter’s Square in Rome, ramming his car through a checkpoint demanding to see Pope Francis.   Police in Rome said in two statements that they arrested a 64-year-old “mentally unstable” Italian who drove into a one-way street to the left of St Peter’s … Continue reading 64-Year-Old “Mentally Unstable” Italian Man Rams Car Into St Peter’s Square, Demanding To See Pope

US, France, UK, Canada Assisting With Technology To Track Chibok Girls—Minister Of Information

Nigeria has been receiving technological assistance from the United States of America (USA), United kingdom (UK) France and Canada, among others, in tracking the location of the abducted Chibok girls, Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed said yesterday.   Mohammed, who was responding to questions from newsmen after detailing efforts by the federal government to … Continue reading US, France, UK, Canada Assisting With Technology To Track Chibok Girls—Minister Of Information

Sorrow, Tears, Protests As Fayose’s Bulldozers Demolish Houses In Ado Ekiti

It was a day of mourning as some house owners in Okesa area of Ado Ekiti busted  into tears yesterday evening as government bulldozers began demolition of more structures in the area to accommodate an outer road for the ongoing flyover project. The demolition exercise, which was personally supervised by Governor Ayo Fayose, started at … Continue reading Sorrow, Tears, Protests As Fayose’s Bulldozers Demolish Houses In Ado Ekiti