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It’s Official: Benue Governor Dumps APC

Adeleke Adeosun It initially seemed like a joke but it is now officially confirmed. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Orton has revealed that he had written his ward Chairman and indicated he was leaving the party. He has not indicated if he would be joining the PDP but many are certain that ... Read More »

“You Are Becoming Desperate”-Activist, Richard Akinnola Writes Buhari

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI My dear president, I greet you in the name of my Lord Jesus Christ. Some months ago, l made a similar post which l am about to make now. Between 2014 and 2015, l campaigned vigorously for you. As a matter of fact, l coined the word FEBUHARI, when the presidential election was initially fixed ... Read More »

PDP Expels Buruji Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled Senator representing Ogun East in the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu. Mr Kasahmu was expelled for “hobnobbing ‎with the All Progressives Congress (APC).” PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan who briefed journalists at the end of the NWC meeting,‎ said as a rebranded and repositioned party, PDP would no longer condone any act ... Read More »

Sports Minister, Dalung escapes Car Crash

A convoy conveying the Minister of sports and Youth Development, Bar. Solomon Dalung, was involved in a terrible motor accident on Gombe-Bauchi highway, at about 12 noon on Saturday. The accident, which occurred in Akko, about 22kms to Gombe town from the Gombe state airport Lawanti occured when a Peugeot vehicle heading to Bauchi was intimidated by the driving of ... Read More »

Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Primary with 7 Votes

Senator Ademola Adeleke will fly the flag of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the September Gubernatorial Polls after he cruised to victory The Peoples Democratic Party’s member representing Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, polled 1,569 votes to defeat Chairman of Mutual Assurance, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, his closest rival, who scored 1,562 votes after a recount. A  former ... Read More »

Editors’ Guild Kick Against New Press Council Bill

The Nigerian Guild of Editors have raised concerns and kicked against the Nigeria Press Council Bill being debated in the Senate. According to a statement by NGE President, Mrs Funke Egbemode after the Guild’s Standing Committee meeting in Lagos,  the bill will take away the powers of the media as well criminalize journalists and practice of journalism. According to the ... Read More »

Aregbesola’s Chief Of staff Wins Osun APC Primaries

Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola has been declared winner of the Osun All Progressives Congress governorship primary. In the direct primary which held today, he polled 127,017 votes as against House of Representatives deputy speaker Yusuf Lasun who scored 21,000. Speaker of the Osun House of Assembly Nojeem scored 17,000 votes. Oyetola, a participant in the June 12 struggle, has been ... Read More »

Opinion: Despite Ekiti Buhari’s Chances in 2019 Slim-Dele Momodu

    Fellow Nigerians, permit me to say how flattered I was when the man of God, Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly, described me as one of the pen prophets in Nigeria and included humble me amongst the columnists he reads regularly. I can’t thank him enough for the extra-special lengths he went to make my book ... Read More »

Here Comes Nigeria Air ( See Letter)

  The Nigerian Government has made good its promise to establish a National Carrier to be called Nigeria Air At the unveiling done by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, the airline which will have the slogan ‘Bringing Nigeria closer to the world’ is going to be privately run with the Federal Government having just 5% of the ... Read More »

Dino Melaye’s Constituency Projects Razed, Destroyed

Constituency projects meant for commissioning on today  by the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, were set ablaze by persons suspected to be arsonists. The projects include Government Girls Secondary School, Sarkin-Noma, in Lokoja; and LGEA Primary School, Lokogoma, also in Lokoja, Kogi State capital. While the project at Sarkin-Noma was burnt, that of LGEA had its louvers broken. Both ... Read More »