• Governor Mimiko and INEC disagree over Ondo guber poll

    Governor Mimiko and INEC disagree over Ondo guber poll

    Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, yesterday alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig today’s governorship poll in the state in connivance with people he described, as “bigwigs” in the Presidency. He said that both the INEC and some top officials in the Presidency have perfected plans to rig the election.

    Addressing journalist at a press conference in Akure, Mimiko alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to rig the election with the aid of […]

  • Recession: Fayose, Aregbesola disagree on sale of national assets

    Recession: Fayose, Aregbesola disagree on sale of national assets

    According to reports, the Governors of Ekiti and Osun States, Ayodele Fayose and Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, have disagreed on the controversial issue of selling the nation’s national assets to finance the 2016 budget and salvage Nigeria.

    The governors expressed the divergent views during the weekend during the 20th anniversary of Ekiti State, where Governor Aregbesola delivered a keynote address bordering on the current Nigeria economic challenges.

    A group of stakeholders of Ekiti State people comprising state civil servants, traditional chiefs and rulers, […]

  • Edo guber: APC, PDP disagree over removal of police commissioner

    Edo guber: APC, PDP disagree over removal of police commissioner

    Seven days to the conduct of the governorship election, the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Finihan Adeoye, has been removed. It was learnt that he has been moved to Osun State.

    But the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) through its Publicity Secretary, Chris Nehikhare, said: “Mr. Adeoye, who replaced Mr. Chris Ezike about three weeks ago and was saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the security arrangement for the governorship election, which holds on September 28, is said […]

  • PDP chief, group disagree over Buhari’s style

    PDP chief, group disagree over Buhari’s style

    A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Nde Alexander Molwus, has carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent claim that he inherited no enablement from the 16 years of the political grouping’s leadership of the country.

    Molwus said it was time for Buhari to admit that he was bereft of ideas on how to run the country.

    But a group, Global Excellence Foundation (GEF), has tasked Nigerians to make the best of the ‘Change begins with me’ campaign […]

  • TRIPOB, IPOB disagree on alleged plot to kill Kanu

    TRIPOB, IPOB disagree on alleged plot to kill Kanu

    According to reports, the Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIPOB, has described as false, an allegation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, that the Directorate of State Services, DSS and Nigeria Prison Services, NPS, planned to kill its leader, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu in Kuje Prisons, Abuja.

    Meanwhile, the group has announced its plan to launch a Food Citadel Programme, FCP, at Enugu on January 15, 2017, in replacement of its ‘surrender ceremony’ originally scheduled for that date.

    The Indigenous People of […]

  • Nigeria’s unity: Afenifere and Ohanaeze disagree with Buhari

    Nigeria’s unity: Afenifere and Ohanaeze disagree with Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told militants who have continued to destroy oil installations in the Niger Delta that the unity of the country remained non-negotiable.

    Buhari also called on those who had looted the nation’s treasury to approach the government and negotiate how they would return their stolen wealth.

    Buhari said these when Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Bello, led residents of the FCT to pay the President Sallah homage at the Presidential Villa, […]