• Akeredolu promises to banish poverty from Ondo state, calls his victory a challenge to perform

    Akeredolu promises to banish poverty from Ondo state, calls his victory a challenge to perform

    Ondo state governor-elect, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu has promised to banish poverty and stagnation in the state, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared him winner of Saturday’s election.

    Speaking from his home town of Owo,  Akeredolu described his victory as “an act of  God”, and promised welfare and employment for his people and pleaded for the cooperation of all, irrespective of political platform and differences.

    “For me, it is a challenge to perform. It is a call to rescue our state […]

  • Oba of Benin tasks Governor Obaseki on campaign promises

    Oba of Benin tasks Governor Obaseki on campaign promises

    Oba Ewuare II, the Benin Monarch, has tasked Governor Godwin Obaseki to fulfill his campaign promises of creating 200,000 jobs for the people.

    Oba Ewuare II urged Governor Obaseki to set up cottage industries that would take the youths off the street.

    He spoke when Governor Obaseki paid his first official visit to the palace of the Benin Monarch.

    Oba Ewuare II said his palace was ready to partner with the state government on the establishment of cluster industries otherwise known as mini […]

  • Army division promises to enhance security of lives and property

    Army division promises to enhance security of lives and property

    It was gathered that the General Officer Commanding, 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Ebenezer Oyefolu, on Saturday promised to enhance the security of lives and property within the division’s area of responsibility.

    According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Samuel, in Lagos, the GOC said his watchword was work hard and pray hard.

    The statement said: “The GOC who just assumed duty as the 81 Division Commander, said with God on […]

  • Akeredolu promises to transform Idanre through tourism

    Akeredolu promises to transform Idanre through tourism

    Tourism would be given a top priority in Idanre, if the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, wins the governorship election.

    Akeredolu made the pledge at the palace of the Owa of Idanre, Frederick Aroloye, when he met with the town’s monarchs during his campaign.

    He said he would turn the hilly town of Idanre to a world-class tourist attraction centre and earn foreign exchange, not only to develop Idanre, but also the entire state.

    According to him, it […]

  • Obaseki: I’ll deliver on my promises

    Obaseki: I’ll deliver on my promises

    Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, 57, was yesterday sworn in as the 5th Governor of Edo State, having been elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 28 gubernatorial election in the state.

    Obaseki, who took the oath of office and allegiance at 12.24 pm at the Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, was sworn in along with his deputy, Philip Shaibu. Chief Judge of the state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa administered the oath of office and allegiance […]

  • Obiano Promises To Resolve Anambra- Enugu Boundary Disputes

    Obiano Promises To Resolve Anambra- Enugu Boundary Disputes

    Governor Willie Obiano has assured indigenes that he would resolve the boundary disputes that currently exist between Anambra and Enugu states.

    In a meeting at the governor’s lodge, Amawbia, a delegation from Enugu state led by the Deputy Governor, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo and representatives from the National Boundary Commission Office, Abuja, rubbed minds with Governor Obiano, on how to permanently resolve the boundary issues.

    Anambra and Enugu states in the southeast of Nigeria, are rich in natural resources, which has been a […]

  • Obasanjo writes Trump, promises to work with US president-elect

    Obasanjo writes Trump, promises to work with US president-elect

    A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has congratulated the president-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump, and pledged to work with him to attain a “fairer world.”

    In a letter dated November 9 he personally signed, Mr. Obasanjo, Nigeria’s president between 1999 and 2007, said, “I felicitate with you, your family and everybody in your campaign for winning the presidential elections to become the 45th President of the United States of America.

    “Let me assure you that most of us in […]

  • We’re fulfilling campaign promises, says Buhari

    We’re fulfilling campaign promises, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, said his government has started fulfilling the promises made to Nigerians throughout the Country during his campaigns in 2015, despite some challenges.

    He said the 18 months old All Progressives Congress led-government, has recorded a measure of success in areas of security, economy and the anti-graft war and commended the understanding patients of Nigerians.

    The President disclosed this on Tuesday during a brief ceremony marking the inauguration of Edo University, Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of […]

  • Akeredolu promises to reinstate varsity lecturers sacked for supporting him in 2012

    Akeredolu promises to reinstate varsity lecturers sacked for supporting him in 2012

    It was gathered that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has vowed to reinstate the 60 lecturers of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, whose appointment were terminated by the management of the institution in 2012.

    Akeredolu said this on Saturday when his campaign train stormed Akungba Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state.

    Akeredolu, fondly called Aketi by his admirers, also promised to establish the […]

  • Leaders must fulfil promises – Aisha Buhari

    Leaders must fulfil promises – Aisha Buhari

    According to reports, the wife of Nigeria’s President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has stressed the need for leaders to keep to their campaign promises, as she flagged off the distribution of relief items for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Benisheikh, a liberated town in Borno State.

    Mrs Buhari told reporters that the distribution of the relief materials to the IDPs was a fulfilment of a promise she made.

    Some of the items distributed were nutritional food supplements and some food items collected by […]

  • Kim K’s bodyguard Pascal Duvier finally breaks his silence after robbery…promises to find her attackers

    Kim K’s bodyguard Pascal Duvier finally breaks his silence after robbery…promises to find her attackers

    Kim Kardashian’s personal bodyguard Pascal Duvier has broken his silence since Kim’s scary robbery incident in Paris.

    Pascal was protecting Kourtney and Kendall during their night out at L’Arc Nightclub when the robbers seized opportunity of the security gap and attacked the mother of two, carting away valuables worth $11m.

    After the robbery, Pascal was flooded with loads of criticism online with many blaming him for the attack.

    In a statement to news men, the father-of-two who has made all of this social […]