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Top Nigerians, World Leaders Mourn Kofi Annan

Just hours after the sad news that respected diplomat and former United Nations Secretary-General, Dr Kofi Annan has passed on, top Nigerians and world leaders have begun to celebrate him and mourn his death. His death which was announced earlier today on his official Twitter handle has elicited shock and grief around the globe and in Nigeria. Celebrated Philanthropist, Founder/President, ... Read More »

Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is dead

Former United Nations, Secretary General, Kofi Annan has died. He died in Switzerland after a brief illness. The news was broken on his Twitter handle. See tweet: It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on ... Read More »

Toyin Saraki’s Wellbeing Foundation Takes Youth Empowerment To Ogun State

Founder/ President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) and wife of Nigeria’s Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki has taken her innovative personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) education programme to school children in Ogun State. The pilot programme which took place over two days, educated 237 children at the Ogun State Summer Camp, as part of ... Read More »

Saraki Challenges FG: Calls For Independent Inquiry Into NASS Siege

  The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for an independent judicial panel of inquiry into the assault on the National Assembly by masked gunmen. In a tweet on his personal @bukolasaraki handle, Saraki said: “The very serious questions about last Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly can only be answered through a thorough and neutral ... Read More »

Probe 21bn, PVCs Found in Daura’s House-PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to speak out on the N21 billion, guns and thousands of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) allegedly found in the residence of the sacked Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura. The PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, ... Read More »

Obasanjo gave oil blocks to Females For Sex-Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, calling former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a degenerate, liar, predator and sadist, has challenged him to swear whether he never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification while he presided over the affairs of Nigeria. Soyinka spoke in his Interventions VIII series, titled: ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?’ meaning “Gani’s Unfinished Business,” launched recently in Lagos, ... Read More »

Saraki’s Aide Slams Oshiomhole “You are Uncouth and Delusional”

Yusuf Olaniyonu, Special Adviser, Media TO Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has called the plot to unseat Saraki as wishful thinking. Referring to Oshiomhole as Uncouth, he said the insistence that the Senate President must come from a majority party has no legal backing. The statement reads: 1. It is rather surprising that Mr. Adams Oshiomhole is behaving like a ... Read More »

NASS Invasion: FG Planning to Twist Facts to Indict Us, Say Saraki, Ekweremadu

Senate President, Dr, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have raised the alarm that the Federal Government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the last Tuesday Invasion of the premises of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). In ... Read More »

IGP’s Report “Daura Was Influenced By Some Highly-Placed Politicians”

Inspector-general of Police, Ibrahim Idris has revealed that the sacked DSS boss, Lawal  Daura’ s decision to deploy hooded DSS officials to the National Assembly was influenced by some highly-placed politicians. In a report sent by the IGP to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, the boss said preliminary investigations revealed that Daura acted unilaterally without informing the Acting President or ... Read More »

“Akpabio is on his own, Our Structure Intact”-Akwa- Ibom PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has stated that it’s structure and officials are intact and have not defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).   A statement signed by the Publicity Secretary stated “With the speech of H.E Sen.Godswill Akpabio announcing his resignation from our great party, The Peoples Democratic Party and indicating his immediate membership ... Read More »