Category: Politics

Thugs beat up Oshiomhole, 14 others in Edo State

The crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly may have extended into the new legislative arm of government as thugs alleged to be supporting the state governor attacked Mr Seidu Oshiomhole, younger brother of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole and 14 others, in Benin. The lawmakers were reportedly […]

US to Begin Mass Deportation Next Week

US President Donald Trump said in a tweet that US immigration agents are planning to make mass arrests starting “next week,” an apparent reference to a plan in preparation for months that aims to round up thousands of migrant parents and children in a blitz operation across major US cities. “Next week ICE will begin […]

Gunmen Abduct Ex-Minister’s Son

Some unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole. The military, the police, security agents and local hunters were already on the trail of the kidnappers as at press time. The ex-minister has however been forced to cut short his trip abroad. The abductors […]

Sanwo-Olu charges Lagosians in Abuja to Reflect the Spirit of Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday charged Lagosians living in Abuja to reflect the spirit of Lagos and be law abiding as they live peacefully in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Speaking to newsmen after a tour of the Lagos House which has the staff of the State liaison office in Abuja, Mr. […]

Abeokuta was agog yesterday as indigenes, friends and well-wishers trooped to the MKO Abiola Stadium to witness the swearing in of the new Governor and Deputy Governor. The state also organised an inaugural ball in honour of the governor and his deputy. The inaugural ball featured celebrities like King Sunny Ade, Davido, Olamide and Alibaba […]

Farewell Address by His Excellency, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode

Farewell Address By His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, at the end of his administration as governor of Lagos State “My fellow Lagosians, With a heart full of gratitude, I address you today for the last time as your governor. It has been an honour and a privilege of a lifetime to serve you for the […]

Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running Mate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has picked former Anambra governor, Peter Obi as his running mate. Peter Obi arrived at Atiku’s residence in Asokoro around 3:00 p.m. for undisclosed talks. The former vice president on Sunday became the presidential candidate of PDP, Nigeria’s main opposition.   Details later… 0 0

Breaking: Obasanjo Officially Endorses Atiku, says “He has Begged for Forgiveness”

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has reviewed his stance on not backing his former deputy for the presidency of Nigeria. Mr. Obasanjo spoke when Atiku Abubakar and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party visited him at his Abeokuta home. He said he believed Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now […]

HUNDREDS KILLED IN PLATEAU BY SUSPECTED FULANI HERDSMEN

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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HUNDREDS KILLED IN PLATEAU BY SUSPECTED FULANI HERDSMEN Two hundred persons were allegedly killed in Gashish and Ropp Districts of Plateau State on Sunday, during an attack that were carried out on about 11 communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The attack was said to have been launched at Xland, Gindin Akwati, Ruku, Nghar, Kura Falls […]

December Take-off Feasible for National Carrier says NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says the proposed take-off of a national carrier for December 24 is feasible. According to its Director General, Capt. Usman Mukhar, if promoters of the project follow through with regulatory requirements, the process of getting an Air Operators Certificate (AOC) only takes 90 days, The Nation writes. “The presence of the […]
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