• How I issued Buhari his WAEC certificate – Alex Ajayi

    How I issued Buhari his WAEC certificate – Alex Ajayi

    First graduate from Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, and campaign director to the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo during the 1976 Presidential election, 86-year-old Alex Ajayi said he issued President Muhammadu Buhari, Sani Abacha and Ibrahim Babangida their WAEC certificates.

    Speaking with the newsmen, he recalled how his hard work as the Principal of Fiditi Grammar School, Oyo State, at age 26 in 1956, where he produced the first set of students in 1959, gave him a job in the West African Examinations […]

  • 2,800 commercial vehicles issued tickets over speed limiting device – FRSC

    2,800 commercial vehicles issued tickets over speed limiting device – FRSC

    It was gathered that the Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has said 2800 commercial vehicles were issued tickets for the speed limiting device at the commencement of the speed limiting device across the country.

    In a statement, which was made available to the media on Sunday in Abuja, the agency said the FRSC boss expressed satisfaction with the advisory enforcement of the device aimed at reducing road accident.

    The statement read: “2,800 commercial vehicles were […]

  • We issued sit-at-home order, not street protest, says IPOB

    We issued sit-at-home order, not street protest, says IPOB

    According to reports, the Indigenous People of Biafra said it issued a stay-at-home order and not a street protest, thereby declaring successful last Friday’s protest by the group.

    IPOB was reacting to the belief that the protest called by the organisation in the South-South and the South-East geopolitical zones to protest the continued detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, by the Federal Government was not successful.

    IPOB Publicity Secretary, Mr. Emma Powerful, on Monday said the protest was successful in the entire […]

  • Why we issued Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah as Governor of Abia State – INEC explains

    Why we issued Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah as Governor of Abia State – INEC explains

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why the first runner up in the 2014 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial primary election in Abia State, Uche Ogah was issued with Certificate of Return on Thursday.

    An Abuja Federal High Court had on Monday annulled the election of Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu for alleged tax evasion and also ordered INEC to issue Ogah with Certificate of Return.

    Explaining why Ogah was issued with the Certificate of Return, INEC’s National Commissioner, in […]

  • Arrest warrant on former IG, Solomon Arase to be issued soon – IPOB

    Arrest warrant on former IG, Solomon Arase to be issued soon – IPOB

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that an arrest warrant would soon be issued on former Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Ehigiator Arase, by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for presiding over brutal killings of unarmed members of the group.

    It will be recalled that IPOB on Thursday issued an order urging “Biafrans all over the world including those residing in Nigeria to keep a 24-hour searchlight on the movements of the retired Police boss.

    On Friday, the spokesman of the […]