The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State hits at All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and describes their claim of Governor Ayo Fayose is not wanted in their party as “unfortunate”
The state’s PDP stated clearly on Monday,5th December, that “no reasonable Nigerian would even want to join APC that has brought Nigeria to its knees within a short period it’s been in power.” Accusing APC of the ills that has befallen Nigeria in present times
In the statement by […]
Grammy Award-nominated icon, Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade, is now officially the first Nigerian musician to donate pieces from his personal reserve to Hard Rock’s world-famous memorabilia collection.
On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, the Juju maestro donated a vintage Fender Guitar and other personal items including an album cover and a pair of shoes at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos.
“I’m thrilled to be the first Nigerian musician to donate personal items to Hard Rock’s world-famous collection and to […]
According to reports, there were strong indications yesterday that 11 former ministers during the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan may soon join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
It was also learnt that there is pressure on ex-Governor Jolly Nyame, Senator Andy Uba and some Senators in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to shift base to the APC.
An opposition governor is yet to make up his mind on whether to defect to the ruling party.
The planned defection of the 11 ex-ministers is […]
Lecturers of the University of Lagos on Wednesday complied with the directive of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to its members nationwide to begin a one-week warning strike.
A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who visited the university campus reports that students were found milling around and idling away, as lecturers stayed away from classes.
A 400 level Civil Engineering student, who simply identified himself as Biodun, pleaded with the Federal Government to intervene and accede to the lecturers’ demands.
Biodun said: […]
A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, said he did not join the All Progressives Congress because of his travails in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Kalu was responding to questions from reporters after he was received by the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee of the APC in Abuja on Wednesday.
When asked whether he was joining the party because of his travails at the hands of the EFCC, Kalu said, “My family members are […]
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, not to join the Federal Government in ruining Nigeria by supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for $29.96bn foreign loan.
The governor, who called on Saraki to join Nigerians who were against the loan, cautioned him not to because of his own personal interests join Buhari to destroy Nigeria.
Fayose in a press release issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said the senate president […]
Federal Government of Nigeria and Dangote Foundation have jointly launched a Document tagged “Engaging the Private Sector to Eliminate Malaria in Nigeria”.
This is a private sector initiative that would explore resources from private investors towards eradicating malaria in the country.
Malaria has been described as one of the major causes of death of Women and Children in the country, it accounts for 60 % of out patients visits and 30 % of hospital admissions in Nigeria. An estimated 1.1 Billion US […]
It was gathered that the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has said it will to join the one-week warning strike against the non-implementation of agreements reached in 2009 and 2013.
The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in the institution, Prof. Dennis Aribodor, told newsmen in Awka on Tuesday that it had constantly reminded the government of the need to implement the agreements.
Aribodor said that part of the agreements were the shortfall in salaries leading to payment of fractions of […]
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 general election in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has advised Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike to resign from office and join the ongoing recruitment of policemen by the Police Service Commission (PSC).
He said joining the Nigeria Police will afford the governor the opportunity of actualizing his dream of investigating, trying and jailing suspects involved in the alleged printing of fake election result sheets of the Independent National Electoral Commission […]
Two Special Assistants to Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State on Wednesday resigned their appointments and defected to the All Progressives Congress.
The two aides stated their position in letters addressed to Mimiko.
Those who resigned are Aderonke Morolayo, the Special Assistant on Political Matters, and Victor Ojo, the Special Assistant on Mobilisation.
In her letter of resignation dated November 2, 2016 and addressed to the Governor, Morolayo said: “This is to formally inform Your Excellency of my resignation from the government of […]