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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu appoints Tayo Ayinde as Chief of Staff

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday appointed Mr. Tayo Ayinde as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Gboyega Soyannwo as deputy chief of staff. This was contained in a statement by Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile. Ayinde, an alumnus of Havard Business School, Boston, USA and University of Cambridge, United Kingdom was the Director General ...

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Alleged Age Falsification: Court dismisses suit filed against Acting CJN

Justice Danlami Senchi of the FCT High Court, Jabi on Friday dismissed a suit, accusing Justice Tanko Mohammed, the acting Chief Judge of Nigeria (CJN), of age falsification for lack of ‘’Locus Standi’’. Senchi held that the suit filed by Tochi Michael, a 46-year-old man sometimes in April, ought to have been filed before the court by way of writ ...

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Oshiomhole responsible for 96 percent of APC’s failure, he should go- APC group

A good governance advocacy group within the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Rivers Unity House (RUH), has endorsed calls for the resignation of APC’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. The RUH’s Convener, Kingsley Wali, announced the group’s endorsement of such calls on Friday in Port Harcourt during an interactive session with journalists. According to Wali, Oshiomhole is responsible for 96 per ...

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Reps tell Buhari to rescind his decision to withdraw licensed guns immediately

The  House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately rescind his decision to withdraw licensed guns from their owners. This is due to the adoption of a motion, which came under Matters of Urgent Public Importance, titled: “Motion on the Need for Mr. President to Rescind the Executive Order to Remove, Revoke and Banish all Firearms Certificates and ...

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Council Chairmen: “You are creating trouble for yourself,” Oyo APC warns Makinde

The Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has lacerated Govenor Seyi Makinde over what it described disappointing actions already taken him ess than 24 hours after his inauguration. The party warned that the new governor, saying  that he might create more crises for himself, if care was not taken.p The warning is coming in the wake of  local government chairmen ...

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Ihedioha denies demolishing Akachi towers built by ex-Gov Okorocha

Condemnations have trailed the demolition of one of the Akachi towers in Imo State. Many have condemned the action, saying the monument was built with public fund and should not be pulled down to downgrade the former administration. Recall that Ihedioha was sworn in as the sixth executive governor yesterday. The Akachi towers, one of the many tourist attractions built ...

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Okorocha denies rumour of arrest by EFCC, says it has no cause to witch-hunt him

Immediate past Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, has denied speculations that that he and some members of his family were arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) . Okorocha made the denial in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo in Owerri, on Thursday. The ex-governor said in the statement that the EFCC was not ...

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu appoints 6 new Perm Secs, Deputy CPS

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has approved the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the state Public Service with effect from June 1. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, on Thursday. He listed the appointed Permanent Secretaries to include Dr Eniayewun Benjamin, Medical Director Lagos Island Maternity; Mr ...

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Ex-Sokoto Governor calls for Oshiohmole’s resignation

Former Governor of old Sokoto State, Malam Yahaya Abdulkarim has joined Deputy National Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Sen. Lawal Shu’ibu, in calling on the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiohmole to step down. Abdulkarim said in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Sokoto that Oshiomhole has demostrated poor performance since taking over which reduced the party’s ...

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Certificate Scandal: Court of Appeal dismisses suit challenging Adeleke’s eligibility

The Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja dismissed suit challenging the eligibility of Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peopels Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the Osun Governorship election on account of alleged certificate forgery. Justice Emmanue Agim held that the suit was “status bar’’ as the plaintiffs filed the action seven days after the conduct of the election. Agim ...

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