By Omeiza Ajayi The All Progressives Congress, APC, has berated Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for accusing it of plans to rig the forthcoming governorship election in Edo state. Chairman, Edo State Media Campaign Council of the APC governorship election, Mr John Mayaki, described as “inane, puerile and negligible” the claims by Mr Wike that APCRead
OVER 200,000 households have benefitted from palliative distributed since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ondo state.
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An elderly woman died of a broken heart moments after climbing into bed with her husband of 70 years who had just passed away in his sleep with lung cancer. According to Metro UK, Raymond Atkins, 90, had promised wife Kathleen, 86, that he would be out of hospital in time to celebrate the landmarkRead More
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged World Bank to encourage the Federal Government and 36 state governments on the need to publicly commit to transparency and accountability in the spending of the $114.28 million credit and grant for COVID-19, which the Bank’s Board of Directors recently approved for Nigeria.
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Protest turns violent in Ugborhen, Delta community as irate youths disrupt the presentation of vehicles to security men
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Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, charged political appointees to bring innovative ideas and strategies to bear in the discharge of their duties, to justify their appointments.
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By Dayo Johnson In what looked like a declaration of war with his friend of many years, governor Rotimi Akeredolu has hit at the Zenith Labour Party ZLP led by the immediate past governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko. Akeredolu described Mimiko’s ZLP like a vehicle without engine. ” They said they are coming with a thirdRead More
Shina Abubakar – Osogbo Osun State Government has pleaded with former volunteers of N-Power who teach in schools across the state to return and help prepare students for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC). A public Service announcement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to Osun State Governor on Special Intervention Programme, LukmanRead
By Dayo Johnson Findings revealed that some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party(PDP) have perfected plans to move to Zenith Labour Party, ZLP with the defection of Ajayi. The plan defection of political bigwigs from the two major political parties was to help Ajayi realise his governorship ambition inRead
*** His exit has no effect, He is desperate to be governor, says Ondo PDP By Dayo Johnson – Akure DEPUTY Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi Monday explained why he resigned from the People’s Democratic Party after his 48 days sojourn in the party. Ajayi is billed to defect to the Zenith LabourRead More
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ABUJA-PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that the mistakes made by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration led to the party losing some states to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 elections.
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By Bashir Bello An Upper Shariah court siting in Hausawa Filin Hockey in Kano State has on Monday sentenced a 30-year-old, Sharrif Yahaya to death by hanging for blasphemy against the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Another, Umar Farouq, 17-year-old, was also sentenced to ten years imprisonment for making a derogatory statement against his creator, AlmightyRead More
—Says with Army, police ruling party could‘ve overrun opposition By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA — PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that the mistakes made by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration led to the party losing some states to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 elections. The President also said that ifRead
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has relieved the Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja of his appointment. The governor, in a letter dated August 10, 2020, and signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, said the termination takes immediate effect. A statement by the Chief PressRead
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has vowed to empower and harness the agricultural potentials of Edo Central, Esan land, if elected as the Governor of Edo State on the 19th of September.
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Ikpeazu By Ugochukwu Alaribe & Eric Ugbor Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered the immediate closure of Aba Shoe Plaza within the Umuehilegbu Industrial Market following an attack on the personnel and truck of the State Fire Service. Vanguard gathered that the Abia firefighters arrived the market to fight an inferno which engulfedRead
Ola Ajayi – Ibadan AS controversy rages between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the latter has said it is ready to present an alternative system that would achieve a better result. The President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi statedRead
…he is too busy adding value to Rivers people By Ike Uchechukwu – Calabar Following the rumours that Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike was behind the Factionalisation of the People’s Democratic Party in Cross River, member representing Ogoja/ Yala in the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom has described it has false. JarigbeRead
By Ugochukwu Alaribe & Eric Ugbor – Umuahia Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered the immediate closure of Ariaria Shoe Plaza within the Umuehilegbu Industrial Market following an attack on the personnel and truck of the State Fire Service. Vanguard gathered that the Abia firefighters arrived the market to fight an inferno whichRead
By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – A coalition of various trade unions and artisans in Edo State Monday stormed the Edo State Government House to give their support to the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu ahead of the September 19th governorship election. They said their support wasRead More