• Edo guber: APC, PDP disagree over removal of police commissioner

    Edo guber: APC, PDP disagree over removal of police commissioner

    Seven days to the conduct of the governorship election, the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Finihan Adeoye, has been removed. It was learnt that he has been moved to Osun State.

    But the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) through its Publicity Secretary, Chris Nehikhare, said: “Mr. Adeoye, who replaced Mr. Chris Ezike about three weeks ago and was saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the security arrangement for the governorship election, which holds on September 28, is said […]

  • ASUU faults FG on appointment, removal of VCs

    ASUU faults FG on appointment, removal of VCs

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi State chapter has accused the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, of violating the Nigerian law on the removal and appointment of Vice Chancellors of new Federal Universities.

    The chapter chairman, Adamu M Babayo in a press conference at their secretariat in Bauchi yesterday said, ”Federal Government refused to abide with the 2013 MOU where it was decided that there will be University autonomy, but recently the Minister […]

  • Removal of Ikpeazu will create security problems – Ohanaeze

    Removal of Ikpeazu will create security problems – Ohanaeze

    The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, has cautioned political gladiators in Abia State against taking any action capable of plunging the state into anarchy.

    It could be recalled that the state had been thrown into political logjam following the June 27 ruling of an Abuja High Court, which sacked Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu and ordered that Dr. Uche Ogah be sworn in.

    In a statement issued on Saturday by the National President of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro‎, he urged both parties to remain calm […]

  • Group faults Falana over calls for Buratai’s removal over Dubai properties

    Group faults Falana over calls for Buratai’s removal over Dubai properties

    The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has hailed human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), for having the decency to acknowledge the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai’s “commendable feat of leading the Nigerian Army to defeat Boko Haram in the North East” saying such recognition coming from the lawyer even as he attacked the COAS demonstrated the dilemma of those that have openly declared their hatred for the nation.

    It said those behind the […]

  • Niger Delta group condemns Kachikwu’s removal as NNPC’s GMD

    Niger Delta group condemns Kachikwu’s removal as NNPC’s GMD

    Niger Delta Indigenous Movement For Radical Change, NDIMRC, an oil monitoring group which had earlier warned of plot to remove Dr Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director, GMD, of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for his removal.

    Kachikwu was replaced with the former Group Executive Director, Exploration and Production of the corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru.

    NDIMRC had earlier alerted of pressure mounted by Northern interests led by Baru, to be made the GMD of the state-run […]

  • Accept your removal in good faith, chairmanship not do-or-die – Makarfi tells Sheriff

    Accept your removal in good faith, chairmanship not do-or-die – Makarfi tells Sheriff

    Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, has appealed to the party’s former Chairman, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff to accept his ouster from the leadership role of the party in good faith.

    Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State described as false reports that he stepped down from the leadership role of the opposition party for Sheriff, Newsmen reports.

    He said, “I am representing the party. Sheriff is representing his own interest and that of some individuals. I […]

  • Guess what Ben Bruce replied when asked about surviving the fuel subsidy removal?

    Guess what Ben Bruce replied when asked about surviving the fuel subsidy removal?

    Senator Murray Bruce who is very active on twitter with his “Commonsense” series and tweets, gave social media users a chance to laugh off their pains for a moment as the news of the fuel subsidy removal made waves around Nigeria. Below is what he tweeted:

    Someone had apparently asked the Senator to give some advice on how to survive the fuel subsidy removal and the man gave a hilarious answer to the inquirer. He then shared the story with his […]

  • Decision on subsidy removal is final – FG

    Decision on subsidy removal is final – FG

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, the Federal Government, Monday, said it is not going back on its decision to remove subsidy from Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol.

    Specifically, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, in a statement signed by its Acting Executive Secretary, Mrs. Sotonye Iyoyo, explained that what currently exists is the price modulation mechanism through which price of PMS is adjusted in line with market realities.

    She said, “Contrary to reports by a Section of the Nigerian […]