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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Kaduna election tribunal delivers six judgements out of 14

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has disclosed  that it has delivered judgments on six out of the 14 petitions filed before it. Mrs. Hafsat Suleiman, Secretary to the Tribunal said shortly after the tribunal dismissed a petition brought before it by Mr. Benjamin Faing for lacking in merit. The 14 petitions are challenging various ...

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Alleged Mosque Demolition: Ganduje condemns act, threatens to sue Gov Wike

Kano state government has vowed to sue the Rivers State Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Rainbow Town Central Mosque in Port Harcourt. He made this disclosure  through Abba Anwar, his Chief Press Secretary Ganduje described the demolition  as shocking and promised that necessary lawful action must be taken over the happening. He said he would institute legal action against ...

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Fayose storms Ekiti Assembly, says he doesn’t fear ‘enemy’

Former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Friday a surprisingly visited Ekiti House of Asssembly in less than twenty four hours after the lawmakers summoned him to appear over alleged fraud. Fayose stormed the premises of the assembly at about 1:15pm and went straight to the office of Speaker, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye to throw light on the alleged ...

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27-year-old Commissioner: NANS urges other Governors to emulate Oyo Govt

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has commended the Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, for appointing 27-year-old Seun Fakorede as commissioner. Mr Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, gave the commendation in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday. Azeez said that the appointment of Fakorede as the Commissioner for Youths ...

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Governor Yahaya Bello will win Kogi guber poll- Smart Adeyemi

Senator Smart Adeyemi says the victory of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in the Governorship primary election of  the All Progressives Congress (APC)  is the best option for the party. Saying this recently in Lokoja, Adeyemi noted that it was not surprising Bello emerged with such huge margin among other nine aspirants. “Governor Yahaya Bello will win the general ...

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Tribunal’s Judgements: Ajimobi tasks APC members on unity, defends his policies

Former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has urged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to embrace unity ahead of the tribunal’s judgment for both the gubernatorial and senatorial petitions. Ajimobi, at the Oyo South Senatorial District meeting held in Ibadan on Friday, said it was imperative that members, particularly those from Ibadan and Ibarapa zones of the state, ...

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Bayelsa Guber: Aspirant decries number of candidates for PDP primary

Mr Reuben Okoya, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa says the highl number of candidates jostling for the party ticket is worrisome.. Okoya, one of the 21 aspirants jostling for the ticket of the PDP in the Sept. 3 primary of the party said that the high number of aspirants was worrisome. “Bayelsa is at crossroads and ...

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Court restrains EFCC, AGF from confiscating ex-Gov Yari’s assets

Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to respect the status quo concernig the assets and property belonging to the immediate-past Governor of Zamfara, Abdulazeez Yari. Justice Nkeonye Maha, in a ruling in an ex-parte application for interim injunctions brought by Yari’s Counsel, Mahmud Magaji, SAN, ...

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Just In: Gunmen kidnap Kaduna lawmaker on Kaduna-Zaria road- Police

Kaduna State Police Command says one Mr Suleim.an Dabo, a member of the State House of Assembly representing Zaria Constituency has been kidnapped. The Command’s Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo said on Friday in Kaduna that the lawmaker was abducted along Kaduna-Zaria road. Sabo said that the command was informed of the incident by the Police Divisional Officer ...

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FG says $9.6bn judgment debt an attempt by ‘scammers’ to defraud Nigeria

The Federal Government has alleged that the awarded 9.6 billion dollar judgment debt against Nigeria over a botched gas contract is a calculated attempt by international and local scammers to deplete the country’s rising foreign reserves. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the allegation on Friday when he featured on a TV Continental programme: “This Morning’’, ...

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