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Ooni of Ife commissions Dankwambo’s last project before bowing out  

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has commissioned the newly established Gombe State University during the State Governor’s last official function before handing over power to his successor. Commissioning the University which got its licence from the National Universities Commission (NUC) in 2017, the Ooni appreciated …

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Borno pre-election: Appeal Court reserves judgment in suit challenging APC Governor-elect,

By Thompson Yamput Jos, May 28, 2019 The Court of Appeal in Jos on Tuesday reserved judgement in the  appeal challenging the nominations of Borno Governor-elect Prof. Babagana Umara and Sen. Abubakar Kyari both of All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhaji Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa and Hajia Fatima Alkali-Monguno separately filled a petition before Justice …

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  Borno Governor’s Chief Steward commits suicide in Govt. House; I wonder what made him do it – Governor

By Abdullahi Isah, Maiduguri. Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state’s Chief Steward, Mr. John Achagwa,  has committed suicide at the Presidential Lodge, Government House, Maiduguri,, few hours before the May 29, 2019 handing over of power to Governor-Elect, Professor Babagana Zulum.. Achagwa, who killed himself by hanging on a Neem …

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Peter Obi to Amaechi: You lack political relevance to comment on 2023 Presidency  

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Vice Presidential Candidate and Former Anambra State Governor,  Mr Peter Obi has declared that the Minister of Transportation,  Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, lacks the competence to talk about which geo-political zone will produce the President in 2023 because he lacks political relevance even in Rivers State. Addressing …

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Pipeline vandals hurt host communities more than government, President Buhari tells South South Monarchs; Assures Northern Governors on security

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said the destruction of oil facilities by vandals was hurting the host communities, the majority of the people and the environment more than the government. Receiving South-South Monarchs Forum (SSMF) led by King Edmund Daukoru, Mingi XII, Amanyanabo of Nembe Kingdom, at State House, …

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IGP redeploys CP Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano Command   ·   As CP Wakili Mohammed retires  

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano State Command as Commissioner of Police in charge of the State. A statement by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters Abuja, which announced the redeployment, …

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Jonathan calls for confidence building measures to sustain democracy  Wike says Nigeria’s problems self-inflicted

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared  that if democracy must endure, the democratic process must be developed in a way that people will have confidence in the electoral process. This is as Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said that the problems of Nigeria are self-inflicted as they flow from …

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Buhari signs N8.92trn 2019 Appropriation Bill into law with reservations; NTA airs interview with him

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, May 27, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari, who on Monday signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law, said adjustment of the budget by the National Assembly may affect its smooth implementation. Speaking at the event which took place at the president’s mini-conference room, Presidential …

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