Former Edo State Deputy Governor, Dr. Pius Egberanmwen Odubu, has urged the people of the State to give maximum support to the new government in the State to enable it deliver dividends of democracy to the people.
Odubu who disclosed this at a grand reception in his honour by the people of Urhomehe in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the State, where he hailed from, said he remain committed to the development of the State, even when he is out of […]
It was gathered that the Factional candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 20 Ondo State governorship election, Jimoh Ibrahim, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of trying exclude him from the election by not accepting his papers as the authentic candidate of the PDP.
Addressing a press conference in Abuja Sunday evening, Mr Ibrahim said the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) is not an appeal Court, therefore cannot determine who is the PDP candidate in the election.
According to reports, the former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, is to remain in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission throughout the weekend, according to report.
Obanikoro is being detained by the anti-graft agency in connection with an ongoing investigation into the alleged disbursement of N4.7bn.
A top operative of the commission said in Abuja, on Friday, that operatives handling Obanikoro’s case had yet to conclude their interrogation, which was why he would remain in the custody […]
It was gathered that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated that the nation’s Deposit Money Banks are strong despite the ongoing challenges in the foreign exchange market.
CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, at the third quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in Lagos, yesterday, reaffirmed that the country’s banks remained strong.
The reaffirmation may have become necessary, as the regional trade bank appeared to have several business interests in the country, with more recently, […]
Despite the toll that infertility a marriage can have on a marriage, seasoned relationship therapist, Elizabeth Badejo has advised on the possibility of still finding love and happiness in that situation.
The season of struggle is the best time you can build your self confidence and depend on one another in your marriage. Infertility is one struggle nobody ever prepares couples for during the courtship period, a no go area which may be misinterpreted as wishing the couple bad luck in […]
According to reports, the convictions of jailed former Delta State governor, James Ibori, remain valid despite evidence that a British police officer took bribes during the investigation of his case, Reuters quotes Britain’s state prosecution agency as saying on Thursday.
Ibori, who as governor of Delta State from 1999 to 2007, was one of Nigeria’s most powerful men, and is currently serving a 13-year sentence in a British prison after pleading guilty in 2012 to 10-count charge of fraud and money-laundering.
Donald Trump and his presidential campaign will have nothing to say about Democrat Hillary Clinton’s health woes, two US media outlets reported Monday.
The Republican candidate’s campaign say “they want to be respectful,” and that staffers have been ordered to not post anything on social media about Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis, CNN reported Monday.
Any violation of the order could result in termination, CNN said, citing unnamed Trump campaign sources.
Bloomberg reported a similar story, quoting “people familiar with the planning.”
The uncharacteristic move comes […]
As delegates from the North and Abuja gather in the Plateau State capital, Jos, to work out an amicable solution to the numerous challenges facing the Church, 14 state chairmen have condemned the activities of some fifth columnists bent on destabilizing the church on account of Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) recent elections.
A statement signed by the 14 northern state chairmen expressed worry over certain activities of some persons bent on misleading the uninformed public about the just concluded national […]
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has requested for a letter of apology from schools whose pupils took part in a protest against government’s proposed education initiative.
Alhaji Abiodun Jimoh, the Chairman, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria(NAPTAN), Oyo State Chapter, said this in Ibadan on Thursday after a meeting with the governor.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that pupils in the state on June 6 went on rampage in protest against the state government’s proposed public/private participatory management of […]
Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he remained in charge until the Court of Appeal’s decision on the position.
Sheriff made this known on Monday in Abuja while reacting to the judgment of a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, that the party’s May 21 National Convention that removed him as chairman was legal.
He told newsmen that he had instructed his lawyers to appeal the Port Harcourt judgement and to seek a stay-of- […]
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu on Friday maintained that he remains the governor of the state despite a recent court ruling that sacked him from office.
Justice Okon Abang had on Monday, in a ruling, sacked Ikpeazu as governor of Abia State and he was to immediately vacate office over tax evasion.
The judge ordered that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial aspirant who came second during the party’s 2014 primary election, Uche Ogah be issued with certificate of return by the […]