Monday March 08, 2021 4:22 PM

Politics

Diversion of Seminar Funds: Ondo House of Assembly confirms EFCC Investigation

The Ondo State House of Assembly has confirmed that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is investigating some civil servants over alleged multimillion naira fraud. It however said the Assembly Speaker, Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, has not been invited to answer questions over the fraud. Other persons reportedly invited by the EFCC were Chairman, House Committee on Tertiary Education, Felemu ...

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Edo APC blasts Obaseki-led govt over high rate of beggars, destitute

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has tackled the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki over the high increase in the number of destitute, beggars, lunatics and children roaming the streets of Benin City. The state opposition party, attributed this to the collapse of rehabilitation facilities caused by neglect and poor funding by the state government. Speaking on ...

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2023 general elections will be be better than previous ones- Yakubu

The chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu has given the assurance that the much talked about 2023 general election would be used to set standard. The INEC boss promised that the 2023 poll would be unique if compared to all previous elections in terms of preparations and readiness. Speaking in a meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners ...

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Politics of war won’t lead Nigeria to anywhere, Sultan warns

The Sultan of Sokoto, HRH Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians against politics of war The First class monarch added that drums of war if it escalate, won’t augur well for the country. He warned against unguarded comments from  the so call freedom fighters and other citizens have, saying that they have  provoked reactions leading to loss of lives. ...

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Okorocha vs Uzodinma: Lawyer urges Buhari to call Imo gov to order

A lawyer to the ex-Governor of Imo, Rochas Okorochaand now a Senator, representing Imo West Senatorial District, Frank Tietie, has urged  Governor Hope Uzodinma to abide by existing court orders. The lawyer called on President Muhammadu Bto prevail on Governor Uzodinma to rescind his planned demolition of some property owned by the family of Ex-Governor Okorocha. Acccording to him, on ...

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Court Judgement: Abe directs immediate closure of parallel APC offices

Senator Magnus Abe has given directive that  all parallel secretariates and offices of the All Progressives Congress (APC) should be closed The order is coming following the bSupreme Court’s judgement that resolved the leadership crisis in the state. But Abe declared the crisis that rocked the party in Rivers State was abou injustice meted on members by the leadership. Speaking ...

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Kano State APC has so far registered 2.5 million members

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has made a disclosure that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has so far registered about 2.5 million members in the ongoing membership registration/revalidation in the state. The statement was released by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor on Monday in Kano. Acccording to Anwar, Ganduje said tthis during the sixth APC stakeholders ...

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2023 Presidency: APC has no agreement to zone power to the south- Gov Yahaya Bello

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no zoning arrangement to a particular region ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Recall that some APC leaders have been claiming that the ruling party has an unofficial plan to come the 2023 presidency to the south. Also, Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of ...

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“Continue to rededicate yourself for the service of the nation,” Tinubu salutes Osinbajo at 64

Former Governor of Lagos State, and the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to rededicate himself towards moving the country forward as the Pastor turned politician clocks 64. Tinubu, in a message sent via his  his Media Aide, Mr. Tunde Rahman, Tinubu  prayed for many more  years for the ...

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Killings: “Stop playing politics with lives of people,” PDP tells Fayemi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has decried incessant killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the state. The party, therefore, challenged the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to stop playing politics and take decisive steps to end the mindless killings. The PDP, which sympathised with families of the people killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ikole Local Government ...

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