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Appeal Court ruling: Thousands hold solidarity rally for Makinde … We will continue to serve our people diligently—Gov

  Less than 24 hours after the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan affirmed the victory of Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde at the March 29, 2019 governorship election, thousands of Ibadan residents on Tuesday marched to the Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, in solidarity with the Governor. The …

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Why Osinbajo’s aides were sacked – Presidency; Says: ‘Buhari, Osinbajo will, together, script a glorious future for Nigeria’  

The Nigerian Presidency has explained the recent disengagement of some of the aides of Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The explanation is contained in a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) thus: The Presidency wishes to confirm that there is, on-going, an unprecedented …

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Senate confirms 15 NDDC board nominees, rejects Nunieh …confirms appointments of Tosho, Kanyip

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed fifteen out of the sixteen nominees forwarded by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly for confirmation as board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The nominees confirmed by the Senate are: Dr. Pius Odubu (Edo), Chairman; Bernard Okumagba (Delta), Managing Director; Engr. …

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Ambode: Lagos Speaker,  Assembly to maintain status quo; House Committee suspends probe indefinitely 

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday agreed to halt proceedings in the probe of former Governor of the State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, over procurement of 820 buses for public transportation. Ambode had instituted a suit against the Assembly, the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa and others, to contest the constitutionality …

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Court orders Lagos Speaker, Obasa, others to appear over ex-Gov’s probe … Ambode accuses House of bias, misrepresentation of facts

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Tuesday ordered the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa to appear before it in connection with the ongoing probe of procurement of 820 buses by the administration of former Governor of the State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The former Governor had …

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Bayelsa 2019: APC candidate, Lyon, promises to protect Bayelsa crude oil wealth for development 

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has called for stronger collaboration between government, security agencies and local communities to protect and judiciously use the crude oil wealth for the growth and development of the people.  According to Lyon who is contesting to succeed the …

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