According to reports, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN)has asked his supporters not to leave their polling units after casting their votes.
Jegede, who voted at 10:46am at his polling units in Akure, alleged that plans were ongoing to disenfranchise his supporters.
After casting his votes, Jegede and his wife sat at the polling unit while acknowledging cheers from the voters.
He said, “Some have been in the queue for three hours in different parts […]
According to reports, the Osun State government has debunked rumours that the current administration has concluded plans to tactically retrench workers through compulsory leave order given recently.
According to a statement, the government said the order was necessary in view of the constitutional rights of every worker to benefit from leave yearly as enshrined in the civil service rules.
Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who debunked the rumour at the commissioning of a new secretariat complex of Iwo East Local Council Development Area (LCDA) […]
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has explained that the compulsory annual leave he ordered for all the directors in the state’s public service was not meant to retrench them.
Semiu Okanlawon, his media aide, in a statement said the directive was necessary in view of the constitutional right of every worker to benefit from leave annually as enshrined in civil service rules.
Aregbesola said the compulsory annual leave was not meant to hurt or dehumanise any worker but to strengthen the laid […]
Angered by the alleged call by the president of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Igwe Achese, asking the Federal Government to engage the service of a security outfit managed by some ex-militants to guard oil facilities in region, the Adaka Boro Avengers yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to all multinationals to evacuate the area.
They threatened that “there will be total War across all states in the Niger Delta region” thereafter.
The group said the call by […]
According to reports, the Court of Appeal has granted a factional candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, leave to appeal the judgement that shut him out of the election.
The court said since the judgement of the lower court that recognized Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the PDP affected him, Jegede has the right to appeal the ruling.
While the Jegede belongs to the faction of Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Ibrahim is of the […]
People have been left stunned after fishes with two heads have began surfacing as the real cause is yet unknown.
Scientists have been left baffled as more and more sharks with two heads continue to surface. It is rumoured the mutation was caused due to genetic abnormalities triggered by over-fishing.
According to reports, the puzzling trend started in 2008, when fisherman, Christian Johnson caught a two-headed blue shark embryo off the coast of Australia.
In 2013, a group of Floridian fishermen […]
A 101-year-old African-American, Mrs. Thelma Feastra, said she would pack her bags and leave the U.S. should Republican nominee Donald Trump be elected president on Tuesday.
“I want to get the best people out there to take care of the citizens; so I voted Hillary. I am hoping the election will be alright.
“However, if Trump wins, I guess I will just pack my bags and leave the U.S.,” the centenarian told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria at the […]
According to reports, the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Wednesday, reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that any Nigerian who has another country to relocate to should do so.
Buhari made the statement at a meeting with Niger Delta leaders in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday.
“We are determined to make life comfortable and affordable to all Nigerians. If anybody has a country to go to, let him go, we will stay here and salvage our country,” the President said.
However, reacting […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said any Nigeria who has another country to relocate to are free to do so.
On his part, he said he would stay back to solve the nation’s position.
According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke while addressing Niger Delta stakeholders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“We are determined to make life comfortable and affordable to all Nigerians. If anybody has a country to go to, let […]
It was gathered that the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has asked the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, to leave the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, alone.
Afenifere had three days ago asked Amaechi and the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, to resign as a result of the allegations that they attempted to bribe judges.
The group had maintained that this was necessary for to allow for proper and effective investigation into the matter.
But the APC in […]
Poised to engender good governance in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would surely solve the country’s perennial electricity problem, fix the Niger Delta security problem and also improve the infrastructural status before leaving office.
He also said that public office holders in Nigeria must be made to be accountable, restating the determination of his administration to restore the country to the “good old days of accountability”.
The president spoke at a meeting with the Director, Global Upstream of Shell Oil […]