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Just in: Buhari meets Six Governors

Six governors are currently in closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governors are, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State (PDP), Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State (PDP), Simeon Lalong of Plateau State (APC), Abdulaziz Yari of Kebbi State (APC), Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State (APC) and Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State (APC). More details ... Read More »

Election Year will not slow down development in Lagos-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday allayed the fears in some quarters that the electioneering activities in 2018 might slow down the tempo of infrastructural development being witnessed across the State, assuring that his administration will complete all ongoing projects and implement new ones.     Speaking at the opening session of a three-day retreat for members of the ... Read More »

APC, FG Write Obasanjo” Thanks but we have been busy clearing your mess”

A day after former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo fired a powerful letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and the two main political parties  there has noe been  responses from the ruling All Progressives Congress and The Federal Government. In its reply, the FG did not address the issue of nepotism and clanishness but took time to explain what it considered the ... Read More »

Ayo Obe disowns NIM” Please stop using my name, I am not your member”

Lawyer and activist, Ms Ayo Obe has revealed that she is not a member of the newly-formed Nigeria Intervention Movement and has asked the group to stop using her name. A statement released today stated “On several occasions I have asked NIM’s officer I am not a member of the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM). On several occasions I have asked ... Read More »

House of Reps ammends INEC 2019 Timetable, moves Presidential Election

Barely a month after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the 2019 general elections, the House of Representatives has amended the electoral act to change the order of elections. With the latest amendment, the National Assembly election is to hold first, followed by gubernatorial and state assembly with the presidential election billed to be conducted last. ... Read More »

Obasanjo blasts Buhari ” You’re unhealthy, clanish not fit for 2nd term”, wants Nigerians to rise against PDP & APC

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a blistering and excoriating 13-page statement has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Obasanjo, in a special press statement entitled, “The Wat Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” said Mr Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount from the horse” to join ... Read More »

Dino Melaye Counters Gov. Bello “Rejects Establishment of Cattle Colonies”

  It is not surprising that the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, will quickly but strangely meet with the Minister of Agriculture in order to make our dear Confluence State as a Pilot State for the proposed Cattle Colonies in the country. The governor’s latest shenanigans is not surprising in the sense that money is involved. The Federal Government ... Read More »

Forgery: Daily Times Publisher, Fidelis Anosike, brother sent to Prison

The battle over the soul of Daily Times, which was at one time the biggest and riches News Media in West Africa is still raging and the latest is that Fidelis Anosike, the Publisher and his brother, Noel Anosike, who acts as Managing Director have been sent to Prison over a case of forgery. Both men were arrested in Abuja ... Read More »

Gunmen seize Four American & Canadian Investtors in kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mukhtar Aliyu confirmed that the foreign nationals included two Canadians and two Americans. The Spokesperson said the nationals were said to be returning to Abuja from Kafanchan, Jema’a local government ... Read More »

Oil Subsidy Scammer, Walter Wagbatsoma bags three year jail term in UK

When James Hardley Chase titled one of his thriller novels, “The Way The Cookie Crumbles, he may infact have been referring to the fall from grace of Ontario Oil and Gas boss, Walter Wagbatsoma. The erstwhile highflyer who fled from the authorities in Nigeria has met his Waterloo in England with the slamming of a three years and six months ... Read More »