LATEST ARTICLES

Obasanjo, Afenifere Leaders Meet In Akure

AS part of his determination to oust President Muhammadu Buhari and his approach for next year election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo Monday after over 10 years visited the leader of the Yorba Socio- Political Group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo visit Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure. Photo Dayo Johnson Obasanjo said that it will be disastrous...

Reps Condemn Lottery Operators For Loss Of N1.5 Trillion

The House of Representatives has expressed disappointment with the inability of the Nigerian Lottery Regulatory Commission to regulate the sector effectively. There are 21 licensed operators currently running the sector in the country following the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers blamed the loss of over N1.493 trillion by the country on the failure of the Commission to carry out...

Our Countries Will Be Better For It If More Women Are Empowered To Participate In Politics – Oduah

The President of the ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Sen. Stella Oduah has called on all West African nations to initiate legislation that will emancipate women from their current socio-political state. President of ECOFEPA Sen. Stella Oduah during the ECOFEPA Summit Oduah made the call while giving her opening remarks at First Session of the ECOFEPA Regional Summit on...

Delta APC Elects New Chairman

Former Deputy Chairman, Delta State, All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Cyril Ogodor on Monday emerged as the state chairman of the party at a congress which  held in Asaba- the State’ s capital. The congress which held at the play ground of the temporary site of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba, was peaceful. Ogodor polled 731 votes to defeat...

Igbo Summit: Security Overwhelms IPOB As Ohaneze Lists Igbo Interests

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- THE threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB to scuttle Monday’s Igbo summit on the restructuring of Nigeria in Awka turned out to be an anti climax, as the pro-Biafra group was overwhelmed by the large number and fierce-looking security personnel in the Anambra State capital. Traditional rulers at Igbo summit Heavy presence of...

ISGPP to INEC: Remove Dead People From Voters Register

The Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy ( ISGPP ) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to remove names of dead registered voters from its voters register. The ISGPP said the Voters Register was strategic and fundamentally important in any election and needed to be thoroughly screened to ensure that all dead registered voters are removed from...

Herdsmen Kill Five In Benue Community

The Chairman of Logo local government area of Benue State, Richard Nyajo, confirmed on Monday that five persons have been killed in Mchia town. Mchia is a farming community located along Ugba- Anyiin Road in Benue. Nyajo, who visited the scene of the killing, told journalists that the attackers stormed the town on Sunday afternoon. A youth activist, Felix Orturan Zaki, condemned...

Atiku Denies Visiting Jang In Prison

By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has dismissed a report in a national daily and some online news sites that he visited former governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial district, Air Commodore Jonah Jang (retd) in Jos prison. Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar at the first Jumu’at prayer in the 2018 Ramadan season with...

I Have Bounced Back , Says Melaye

The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on Monday boasted that he has bounced back after his travails. Melaye in a tweet noted that though he was taken to the “dead end”, blackmail could not prevail over him. Melaye who had been battling to save his political career insisted that attempts to seal his lips from speaking against “tyranny, politics of...

Cleric Arrested For Giving Member ‘killer’ Concoction

Police said on Monday that a Celestial Church prophet, Dominic Michael, has been arrested for allegedly administering a killer concoction to one of his members, Ramat Audu. The incident occurred on May 19 at Jesu Segun Parish, Santana Bus Stop, Ajangbadi, Lagos. Also arrested was the deceased’s live-in lover, Ifeanyi Enyinna, who allegedly took her to the prophet’s church for healing. It...