Buhari meets with the Dutch Prime Minister at the Hague
President Buhari today, met with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte in his office at the Hague. A statement from the presidency, postedon Twitter reads: “President @MBuhari meets with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte @MinPres at the PM’s Office in The Hague, 16 July 2018. #PMBinTheHague” The... Read more
Benue Gov, Samuel Ortom finally dumps APC
Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday, July 15, disclosed that he has been sent out of his present political party, All Progressives Congress (APC), and is currently exploring a new option to actualise his future ambition. In a statement sent to the media and signed by Terver Akase, chief press... Read more
Third mainland bridge will be closed for 3 days – Babatunde Fashola
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has clarified reports concerning the closure of the third mainland bridge for maintenance works. The former Lagos state governor says the Third mainland bridge would be closed for just three days during its repairs and not 27 months as being... Read more
They robbed us: PDP rejects Ekiti Guber poll result
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected in its entirety the results concocted by the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies, in the governorship election in Ekiti state and declared by INEC. Below is the statement from the PDP:   “The party... Read more
Tension as 23 soldiers disappear in Borno following Boko Haram ambush
Twenty-three soldiers and eight trucks are said to be missing after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military convoy at Boboshe, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday. It was gathered that the military, acting on intelligence, mobilised troops in a convoy of 11 trucks to clear the... Read more
Governor Ambode sponsors young boy who drew portrait of Macron (photos)
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday welcomed 11-year old artist, Kareem Warris Olamilekan and his parents, teachers and instructors to the Government house. The young artist who drew a portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron in 2 hours when he visited the Afrika Shrine in Lagos has been trending... Read more
Ekiti 2018: ‘Mystery helicopter’ departs Govt house
The mystery helicopter that landed early Friday, 13th July at the new Government House, Ayoba Villa, Ado-Ekiti, had just departed. The helicopter left the Government House helipad at 2.41 pm. It was alleged that the chopper brought cash and other election “logistics” to assist the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)... Read more
Tambuwal meets with five APC governors in Sokoto
Five governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday met with Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for about three hours at the government house in Sokoto. Speculations were rife that Tambuwal had perfected plans to return to PDP which he dumped in the buildup to the 2015 general elections while... Read more
Ekiti decides: APC loses its own online poll
The APC has lost its own online poll conducted via its Twitter page on the upcoming Ekiti State election. The responses to the question ‘Which party do you see wining the governorship election in Ekiti State’ showed that 58% chose PDP while 42% chose APC. The election is between... Read more
Fayose’s neck collar, sling was not fixed by professionals- Doctor
A Nigerian Doctor identified as Etin-Osa Imagbenikaro has laughed off the arm sling and neck collar worn by Governor Fayose after he accused operatives of the Nigeria Police Force of beating him up. She has insinuated that Fayose’s claims of being attacked by the security operatives might be false.... Read more