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Ahead 2019: Buhari Demotes Amaechi, Puts Tinubu In Charge Of Campaign

The All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has taken full leadership of the party’s presidential and re-election campaigns ahead of the February polls, while President Muhammadu Buhari takes the back seat. Buhari is the Chairman of the Presidential Campaign Council, while Tinubu is the Co-Chairman. But, speaking while inaugurating the campaign council in Abuja on Monday, Buhari handed ... Read More »

Bode Opeseitan Returns To Globacom

By Michael Effiong Just over one year after resigning, Bode Opeseitan has returned to Nigeria’s telecommunications giant, Globacom. Sources revealed that the likeable former Director, Public Relations, Events and Promotions is back on the beat and has been given bigger responsibilities. Mr Opeseitan who worked at Globacom for almost 14 years before  his sudden  exit, was reportedly one of the ... Read More »

Just In: FG, ASUU Reach Agreement

The Federal Government has reached an agreement with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Addressing journalists on Monday evening after the meeting with the striking lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the majority of their demands have been met including the release of N15.4 billion for payment of salary shortfalls. According ... Read More »

KOKO TV Advertises For New Staff

One of the hottest music production and entertainment companies in London, are recruiting staff for its new project, Koko TV The Company KOKO TV is a fast growing music production company, based at London’s iconic music venue, KOKO. Founded in 2010, we have quickly established ourselves as a major player in the youth music market. Series 1 of our debut ... Read More »

Full List Of Mrs Aisha Buhari’s Campaign Council

The names of the team for APC Presidential Campaign for women and youths have been announced by Mr Suleiman Haruna, the Director of Information to Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja.  The teams would be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the State House Conference Center by 2:00pm. The team would ensure the re-election ... Read More »

Billionaire Businessman, Scott Tommey Rejects Aisha Buhari’s Appointment Into Campaign Council

Oil Baron and Chairman, Osmoserve Global Limited, Mr. Scott Tommey has rejected his appointment  into a new Campaign Council formed by the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari. In a statement issued by his media office, the Akwa-Ibom.State indigene stated that he apolitical and insisted that he was not a member of any political party. Tommey was named into ... Read More »

Lagos APC House Of Reps Member Dies!

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has described the death of Abayomi Ayeola, a member of the House of Representatives, as sad and shocking. Aiyeola (APC-Ibeju Lekki Federal Constituency) died on Sunday at a private hospital in Lagos, after a brief illness. The two-term lawmaker had clinched the APC ticket at the party’s last primary to seek ... Read More »

Former President Shehu Shagari Buried Amidst Accolades

Nigeria’s first President of the Second Republic, Alhaji Shehu Shagari was yesterday laid to rest amidst accolades by many prominent Nigerians. His remains were flown into Sokoto, his homestead early in the morning and after a prayer session, he was interred at his private residence. As a former President, he was given a 21 Gun Salute.The funeral was witnessed by ... Read More »

Saraki Unhappy With Police Conduct At Dino Melaye’s Abuja Home

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the invasion of the Abuja home of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, as another instance of police being used to suppress the rights of the citizenry and silencing people with opposing views to the current administration. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph ... Read More »

Fatai Owoseni, others get applause as they Pull Out Of Police Force

Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Fatai Owoseni, and nine other senior police officers, were pulled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Owoseni was police commissioner in Lagos from July 1, 2015, to September 1, 2017. NAN reports that the retiring officers were pulled out at a ... Read More »