Monday, January 20, 2020

Boko Haram: Zulum Meets Executives of Lake Chad Basin Commission

Governor Umara Zulum was on Monday at the headquarters of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, also in N’Djamena, capital of the Republic of Chad.  Zulum, accompanied by the Nigerian Ambassador

Boko Haram Insurgency: Gov Zulum Travels to Chad, Meets Mutinational Forces

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday paid visit to headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force in N’Djamena, capital of the Republic of Chad. The forces, mostly military

Border Closure to Prevent Smuggling of Arms, Hard Drugs into Nigeria-  Buhari Tells Ghana President

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the partial closure of Nigeria's border was not only informed by the smuggling of food products, especially rice, but also because arms and ammunition,

NUJ Felicitates with Bauchi Gov over Supreme Court Victory

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Bauchi State Council, has congratulated Governor Bala Mohammed over the Supreme Court judgment that affirmed his election. The union in a statement issued by the

Supreme Court Verdict: Gov Bala Extends Hand of Friendship to Former Governor

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has extended a hand of friendship to the former Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar and   urged the defeated  governorship candidate of the APC to join hands

Buhari, British PM Meet in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, in London.  According to a statement issued by the

Lalong  Reacts to Victory, Says it’s Time for Building Enduring Legacy for Plateau.

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong says the affirmation of his election victory by the Supreme Court has finally sealed and confirmed beyond further questioning the overwhelming mandate willingly bestowed on

Sanwo-Olu Appoints Five New Permanent Secretaries

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of five new permanent secretaries. A circular released on Monday by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, confirmed

Supreme Court Upholds Lalong’s Victory.

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Simon Lalong as the Governor of Plateau State. The apex court gave the judgement on Monday in Abuja, 10 months after the

Double Registration: Court Strikes Out Natasha Akpoti’s Suit against Yahaya Bello

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi, against the Governor,

Nigeria‘s in-form Striker, Victor Osimhen, Fires Lille into French Cup Next...

Red-hot Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, on Saturday  grabbed a 92nd minute goal to hand Lille next round place in the Coupe de France. Osimhen increased...

Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua, Presents Title Belts to Buhari

Nigeria-born British heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has presented his belts to President Muhammadu Buhari. The Pugilist, who reclaimed his titles from Mexican boxer, Andy Ruiz...

Ondo First Lady, Loses Mum as Gov Akeredolu Condoles In-law

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has condoled with the family of his wife, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu over the death of their mother, Nneoma Dorothy Chinyere...

Castigating Supreme Court over Imo Judgment Contemptuous, Disrespectful— APC Governors

All Progressive Congress Governors under the umbrella of Progressive Governors Forum have faulted the Peoples Democratic Party's criticism of the Supreme Court following the...

Makinde Mourns Lekan Are

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has described the death of a former President of the Government College Ibadan Old Boys Association (GCIOBA), Dr....

Dr Lekan Are Dies at 86

Elder statesman, Business mogul and founder of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Ibadan, Chief Lekan Are, is dead. He died on Saturday in Ibadan, Oyo...

Group to Hold Protest  in Support of Amotekun

Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently...

Elections: Enugu PDP Set Ablaze

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) office in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been set ablaze by unknown arsonists on Saturday. This is...

Imo: PDP to Stage Nationwide Protest against Supreme Court Judgment

The Peoples Democratic Party has said it would stage a nationwide "peaceful protest" against the Supreme Court judgment which nullified the election of Emeka...

Supreme Court Judgment: PDP’s Protest in Imo must not be Violent,...

Imo Police command has warned against break down of law and order in the state during the nationwide protest of the Peoples Democratic Party...

Uzodinma Sacks All Chairmen of Boards and Parastatals in State

The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has sacked all chairmen of boards and parastatals in the state, including their members. Uzodinma ordered that...

Imo Guber: Supreme Court Judgment will Define Nigeria’s Electoral Process—Ihedioha

The immediate past governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has said that he was still shocked by the Supreme Court's judgment which sacked him...

Ndoma-Egba Congratulates Uzodinma on Supreme Court Victory

Former Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has congratulated Governor Hope Uzodinma on his recent Supreme Court victory, urging him to seize the historic opportunity...

Abiodun Charges Cabinet Members  to Be Ready to Work

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, Saturday, who has charged political appointees to be ready to  work, as the stage is now set for his...

No Law Prohibits Establishment  of  AMOTEKUN

By Afe Babalola, SAN THE Attorney General of the Federation was reported to have declared the regional community security outfit (Amotekun) illegal. I disagree with...

Nnamdi Kanu Declares Intention to Attend Parents’ Funeral

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has declared his intention to attend the funeral rites of his parents scheduled to...

Sheriff Commends Nasarawa Govt over Cargo Airport Project

Former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has commended the Nasarawa State Government in its effort towards completing Lafia Cargo Airport in...

Yoruba May Consider Secession over 2023 Presidency Issues —Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has slammed Miyetti Allah over its remarks that the South-West may lose the 2023 presidency, if it fails to...

I  Trekked for Two Hours after Boko Haram Attack- Emir Of...

The Emir of Potiskum, His Royal Highness Alhaji Umaru Bubaram Ibn Wuriwa Bauya, has broken his silence on an attack by Boko Haram insurgents...

Buhari, First Lady Bless Garba Shehu’s Son’s Marriage

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Muhammad Garba Shehu and his new bride Zuwaira Umar Faruk who tied the knot on Friday. According to a statement...

Ondo State is Next to Produce NDDC MD– Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said it is the turn of the state to produce the next Managing Director of the Niger...

Police Arrest Afenifere leader,  Detained for ‘Obstructing’ Osinbajo’s Convoy

The National Organising Secretary of Afenifere, Abagun Kole Omololu, has been arrested and detained. Omololu in a text sent to The Punch said he was...

Atiku Proposes Committee to Review Recent Elections

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has proposed to the national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to set up a committee to review...

PDP Vows to Resist Intimidation as 11 Govs Shun NEC Meeting

The major political party in Nigeria  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is ready to resist  the All Progressives Congress (APC) antics to ...

2023: I’ll Bequeath to my Successor Free, Fair Election—Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to bequeath to his successor a free and fair electoral process noting that he was a beneficiary of same. According...

Buhari Departs Abuja for London

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on January 20. The News Agency of Nigeria...

I Still Remain Anambra South Senator-  Ifeanyi Ubah

Ifeanyi Ubah has reacted to a Federal High Court judgement upholding an earlier verdict to nullify his election as Senator representing Anambra South senatorial...

Court Reaffirms Sen Ubah’s Sack, Orders INEC to Issue Certificate of...

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has reaffirmed the sack of Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah. The court had in April...

Buhari Celebrates Emeka Anyaoku at 87

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday celebrated the former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, as he turned 87 years on January 18. The President,...

FG to Commence Implementation of 7.5% VAT February 1

The Federal Government has said the implementation of 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax espoused by the finance law will commence from February 1. The...

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