It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates and political parties participating in the December 3 bye-election into Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State.
The participating candidates and political parties were released by the national headquarters of INEC in Abuja on Tuesday.
They are Yusuf Olawale Fatai (Action Alliance, AA); Adebayo Michael Akanbi (Alliance for Democracy, AD); Olugbenga Olusegun Owolabi (Advanced Democratic Congress, ADC); Akinwunmi Nurudeen Olaitan (All Progressives Congress, APC); Babatunde Babatope Akinyele (Peoples […]
A rights group, Muslims Rights Concern, has advised a former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, not to destroy his legacies by accepting the N200 million mansion approved for him by the state assembly.
In a statement by its Executive Director, Ishaq Akintola, MURIC advised Mr. Oshiomhole to reject the mansion.
The group said, “The Edo State House of Assesmbly last week voted a N200 million mansion for the immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomole.
“While the Muslim Rights Concern […]
Janet Jackson is set to name her unborn son ‘Micheal Brandon’ in honour of her brothers, King of Pop, Micheal Jackson and Marlon’s twin brother, Brandon, who died at birth.
Janet Jackson’s husband, Wissam Al Mana who is a Muslim, is in support of her decision as they have found a middle ground that won’t compromise his Muslim traditions. It is reported that Micheal Brandon will be his middle name while his first name and last name will be Muslim
Justice Kudirat Jose of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja yesterday heard how two Oyo state based businessmen Jimoh Aremu Oderinde and Sheriff Olaseni Ajaga allegedly used the name of former Comptroller- General of Nigerian Customs Service Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko to obtained N30.7million by false pretence.
An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Kajethan Egerue told the judge that the two men collected the money from their victim in the name of Dikko as cost to facilitate the release of […]
Recently after an electronic outlet in Ukraine offered to give free iPhone7 to anyone willing to change their legal name to iPhone 7, a 20 year old, Olexander Turin who was up to the challenge literally changed his name to iPhone Sim (Seven) on his passport to receive the new apple phone.
Although, after receiving the converted price on Friday, iPhone Sim also hinted at changing it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he starts having
Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has accused the Nigeria Youth Congress of Nigeria of forging an account document with ING Bank with Essex address and balance of €1.3 million in his name.
The group had claimed that Jibrin operated the foreign account with ING Bank in the United Kingdom.
However, Jibrin, in his reaction, alleged that the account was fake.
He denied having such account or balance, adding that the story is just the propaganda arranged by the […]
Niger Delta Stakeholders including traditional rulers from the six coastal states in the region have asked the United States to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to open doors for the proposed dialogue with militants to commence by listing the Federal Government team.
They also tasked the United States Government to stop the Federal Government from pushing the region into an imminent civil war over deliberate militarisation of the region, even when the militants had announced a ceasefire for a dialogue.
The stakeholders, […]
Femi Falana, one of Nigeria’s foremost rights lawyer has spoken against the prosecution of Joachim Chinakwe, a Nigerian who named his dog “Buhari”.
According to reports, Falana said that Chinakwe’s ordeal had no place in the Nigerian statute, adding that labelling his dog with his desired name was in exercise of his fundamental rights to free speech which should not be curtailed by the Nigerian state.
”I am going to request the attorney-general of Ogun State to discontinue the frivolous charge. It […]
The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari reneged on the promise he made to name treasury looters because two serving ministers in his cabinet are among those looters, who recently returned their loot.
The spokesperson for the PDP in Osun State, Mr. Diran Odeyemi, said this in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday.
The opposition party dared Buhari to name the looters who returned the stolen funds.
The party also accused the President of being selective […]
The Presidency on Monday challenged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to name the cabals in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Saraki had claimed that there is “now a government within the government of President Buhari”, which has allegedly seized the apparatus of Executive powers to pursue a nefarious agenda.
But a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that the claim by Senator Saraki would have been more worth the while if it had been backed with more […]