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“You Are a Liar, An Actor”-Nigerians Blast Fayose

Nigerians on various social media platforms have blasted Ekiti State Govenor, Mr Ayodele Fayose calling him a liar and a bad actor over his claims that he was slapped and assaulted by men of the Nigeria Police. They challenged the Governor to provide a video recording of his attack or remain silent as his story does not add up. Some ... Read More »

NBC Ask Ekiti State Broadcasting Boss Sacked, impose N500,000 fine

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Wednesday urged the Ekiti State Governor Dr Ayodele Fayose to remove Mr. Lere Olayinka as the Director General of the state Radio and TV Stations. The NBC also imposed N500, 000 fine on Ekiti State Broadcasting Service for violating the ethical standards of broadcasting code in the country. The Director-General of NBC, Malam Ishaq ... Read More »

Oyo 2019: Ayandele Declares For Governor ” You’re Awo’ s reincarnation”- APC bigwigs

The battle for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial ticket in Oyo State come 2019 has become more interesting as a tried and tested hand, Dr Olusola Ayandele fondly called Stainless joins the race. It was with a lot of fanfare that the amiable gentleman launched his campaign tagged #Eruobodo2019 and he is keen on building on the achievements of ... Read More »

Dele Momodu Writes On Saraki, APC and Future of Nigeria

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, these are not the best of times for the Buhari strategists. Certainly, it can’t be; not with the way they’ve obviously been goading President Muhammadu Buhari on and encouraging him to fight on all fronts, and losing grounds regularly, which a retired Major General of his calibre should know is not the best. They’ve spent ... Read More »

Diezani: Court Orders Release of Aiteo Boss, Benny Peters’ London Properties

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday, July 6, 2018, directed the immediate release of two properties located in the United Kingdom belonging to African billionaire,  businessman and Aiteo boss Benedict Peters. The said properties had been the subject of an Interim Forfeiture Order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2016, allegedly in the course ... Read More »

Supreme Court Frees Saraki

The Supreme Court on Friday finally laid to rest the trial of a Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on assets declaration and sundry charges instituted against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Dattijo Muhammad unanimously upheld Saraki’s appeal, by dismissing the remnant three counts, declaring the evidence led by ... Read More »

Ambode Splashes N500M On 275 CDAs

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday doled out N500million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations (CDAs) to enable them complete their ongoing self help projects. Governor Ambode, who presented the grant to the CDAs at De Blue Roof, LTV, Agidingbi, said it was not in doubt that the various self help projects, ranging from community halls, street ... Read More »

Senate Probes Killing of Youth Corps Member, Angela Igwetu

The Senate has announced its decision to probe the killing of a member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Miss Linda Angela Igwetu, by a policeman. She was shot dead at about 3.00 a.m. on Wednesday. The decision to probe the killing followed a motion to that effect by Senator Atai Aidoko at the plenary on Thursday. The relevant committees of the ... Read More »

Ekiti: NULGE, Pensioners Back Fayemi

Support for the aspiration  of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi, received a major boost Wednesday, as the local government workers in Ekiti State pledged to work for his success at the July 14 poll. The workers under the umbrella of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) made the declaration at an interactive session ... Read More »

nPDP Dares Buhari Forms New Group, RAPC

Adeleke Adeosun The nPDP faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)has made good its threat to chart another course for itself following complaint of marginalisation. The Group today after a meeting has renamed itself, Reformed All Progressives Congress (RAPC) and announced officers accross rhe country. An address read by Alhaji Bala Galadima, its National Chairman stated “We are here ... Read More »