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Why I Quit APC- Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani, the activist turned politician has finally quit the All Progressives Congress (APC) after months of bickering with Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai The Senator representing Kaduna Central could have called it quits following the replacement of his name with that of Uba Sani by the party despite assurances by APC Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole He has ... Read More »

Opinion:How I became Addicted To Social Media

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, if you are not yet on any social media platform, or you are one of those still doubting the efficacy of the new revolution in town, you are certainly on a long thing, to borrow one of those popular slangs of today’s youths. I often smile when I see myopic people who dismiss the social ... Read More »

” I am backing Akinlade Not Dapo Abiodun- Amosun

The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has followed with deep reflection and consternation, the false and embarrassing reports in some sections of the media, that he had been prevailed upon by some party leaders in the state to support the purported emergence of Prince Dapo Abiodun as the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Commissioner for ... Read More »

FG Charges Adeleke, 4 Others With Exam Malpractices

The Federal Government on Monday slammed a four count charge of examination malpractices on Senator Ademola Adeleke and four others at the Federal High Court, Abuja,. Those charged alongside Adeleke, in the suit filed in the name of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), include: Sikiru Adeleke, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (Principal of the school), Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (school Registrar) and ... Read More »

Killed Aid Worker”We Did Our Best”- Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed sadness at the killing of another aid worker by Boko Haram on Monday, despite what it described as “actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman”. A statement issued in London on Monday by Segun Adeyemi, Special Adviser to the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji ... Read More »

Oyedepo Speaks ” Why I Went With Atiku To Meet Obasanjo”

David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners’ Chapel, says he has no affiliation with any political party. Oyedpo said this in response to the criticism which trailed his visit to the residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo alongside Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Responding to the visit, President Muhammadu Buhari asked religious leaders to ... Read More »

Ohaneze Youths Commend Atiku for Picking Peter Obi

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths (Worldwide) has commended the PDP and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for choosing an Igbo son as the vice presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections. The commendation was in a statement issued in Owerri on Sunday by its Acting National President, Dr Kingsley Dozie and  Emeka Odom, its Assistant National Legal Adviser. It said ... Read More »

Travel Ban: Buhari Repeating “Evil Degree 2”

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday condemned the restriction of 50 unnamed Nigerians and seizure of their assets without due judicial pronouncement. President Muhammadu Buhari announced in a statement on Saturday that some 50 persons have been barred from travelling out of the country, saying the move was to deprive them the benefits of depleting their ... Read More »

Revealed: Names of Nigerians Barred by Buhari From Travelling

Thirty-four out of the 50 names of those said to be on the travel ban list of President Muhammadu Buhari have been unveiled by The Nation newspaper. According to the highly credible newspaper, it sighted the list on Saturday night. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed the travel ban on ... Read More »

ABC Orjiako To pay Three Banks $114m

Federal High Court sitting Ikoyi has certified judgment delivered by the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench Division and upheld by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, directing Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd, Allenne Ltd and its president, Dr. Ambrosie Orjiako to pay African Export-Import Bank, Diamond Bank Plc and Skye Bank Plc a sum of $144.2 million ... Read More »