Ondo Elections: APC insists Tinubu can endorse anybody he wants

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has told aggrieved aspirants for the Ondo governorship election under its platform that there is nothing wrong for any member of the party or anybody to endorse any of the aspirants. It however assured them that the party had no preferred aspirant and would not impose […]

My Stewardship – Augustine Alegeh

Eric Elezuo                                                                Photos: Ken Ehimen Getting the person of the President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. Augustine Alegeh, to sit down for a chat, was more like a herculean task. But tough as it might look, his simplicity defeated my expectation as he graciously walked us (my colleague and I) into his spacious office […]

Just so you know: Abia Prison currently inhabits 80 insane people

The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Abia State Command, Deputy Superintendent of Prisons Kalu Ikpe, says the Aba Federal Prison has about 80 insane persons in its custody. Ikpe made this known in an interview with the NAN, in Aba, adding that the prison was taking care of the insane persons to […]

So, this is INEC’s ‘masterplan’ for free and fair elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is to propose amendments to its guidelines to stem the spate of inconclusive elections through removing the eight million uncollected Permanent Voter Cards from its assessment of elections in the country. Speaking to newsmen, weekend, INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, also denied claims that it had received legal advice […]

Fayose had a few knocks for APC this weekend

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has lend his voice to those of other Nigerians calling for the restructuring of the country, saying it was strange that the All Progressives Congress (APC), which was at the fore-front of the agitation for true federalism was now against restructuring as the ruling party. The governor, who hailed […]

Just so you know: Niger Delta Avengers declare cease fire

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has formally declared cessation of hostilities in the Niger Delta region, warning however that it will engage in asymmetric warfare during the period should the Federal Government use security agencies to harass or intimidate its suspected members. The militant group endorsed any dialogue team that Chief Edwin Clark-led Niger Delta […]

Mayowa Ahmed of #SaveMayowa campaign is dead

The family of sick ovarian cancer patient, Mayowa Ahmed have announced the death of their sister who had been flown to South Africa for surgery. A family member, Asiwaju Foye, in a series of tweet around 1.23 pm on Sunday afternoon said Mayowa passed away in the early hours of Sunday. Foye, however, did not […]

Step Aside, Jibrin Tells Dogara Again

Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmunin Jibrin has asked Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara to step aside for investigations to commence over alleged padding of the 2016 Budget. Jibrin in another statement issued yesterday advised the 4 principal officers he accused of padding the budget to quit their positions for a proper investigation to commence by […]

65 Years-Old Woman Found Dead in Well in llorin

A 65 year old woman who was in charge of ensuring proper sanitary condition of a mosque in llorin, Kwara was found dead inside a well at the mosque premises on Saturday. The incident occurred at AnsarulDeen Mosque, Osere area, Sawmill in llorin West Local Government Area of the state. Eye witnesses’ said that the […]

U-17 Eaglets Crash Out of African Cup

The U-17 side of Niger Republic has sent the Golden Eaglets out of the Junior African Cup qualifier. In a match played this evening in Niamey, the Nigerien side scored three times to cancel the first leg score of 2 – 0 against them. The Nigerien side therefore qualified for the tournament on a 3 […]

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