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May 29: What Gov. Lalong did in Plateau during his swearing in for second term

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has granted prerogative of mercy to a prisoner in the state, Mr. Evaristus C. Mozie, from “life imprisonment to absolute pardon”. He equally said his administration will consolidate on its gains and achievements in the past four years, and also review and fine-tune some of its policy thrust into […]

Inauguration: What Zulum said during his swearing in as Borno governor

Newly-inaugurated Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has said that restoration of peace, quality education and job creation would form part of his 10- Point agenda to reposition the state. He also said that the era of political thuggery and those who constituted nuisance in the state is over as his administration would […]

Breaking: Ambode Won’t Attend Sanwo-olu’s Inauguration Today

* Says Sanwo-Olu should be star of inauguration The outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has congratulated his successor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying the new governor deserves to enjoy his historic day without him sharing the glory with him. In a veiled reference to why he will not be attending the formal inauguration […]

Osinbajo & His Wife, Dolapo Arrive Eagle Square For Buhari’s Inauguration

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has again lashed out at the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) is not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbos should have the Presidency in 2023 or not. Amaechi, who spoke on the sidelines, at an Interactive forum of Maritime Stakeholders in […]

Amaechi Replies Peter Obi: I’m More Relevant In National Politics Than You

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has again lashed out at the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) is not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbos should have the Presidency in 2023 or not. Amaechi, who spoke on the sidelines, at an Interactive forum of Maritime Stakeholders in […]

Fulani radio: PFN speaks on Islamization of Nigeria

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has insisted that nobody can Islamize Nigeria. National Publicity Secretary of PFN, Bishop Gospel Isong, insisted that Nigeria can’t be Islamized through the proposed establishment of Fulani radio. Addressing journalists yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State, Isong said there was no cause for alarm. He said: “Nobody can Islamise […]

INEC sacks 200 staff, gives reason

The Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Barrister Mutiu Agboke, has revealed that over 200 staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC have been sacked for various electoral offences in the state. The REC, who admitted that there were problems during the last general elections in the state, declared that majority of them were orchestrated […]

ICPC drags woman to court for securing govt job with forged university, NYSC certificates

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has arraigned a woman, Oden Akpama, for allegedly using a forged university certificate and exemption letter from the National Youth Service Corps to secure a job with the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. She reportedly worked for five years with the ministry where she earned […]

May 29: Ambode shuns Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration, gives reason

The outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has chosen to stay away from the inauguration of his successor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu today. Ambode, in a statement released Wednesday morning by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruba, explained that Sanwo-Olu deserves to enjoy his historic day without him sharing the glory with him. “I have already […]

Gov. Okorocha leaving N300bn debt for Ihedioha – PDP

The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the outgoing Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of leaving the state in a very bad shape, with a liability of N300 billion. The PDP explained in Owerri yesterday that Okorocha incurred over N100 billion debt and abandoned projects worth more than N200 billion across the […]

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