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The two days retreat of members of the Oyo State executive council ended at the weekend with Governor Seyi Makinde asserting readiness to put in place a strategic development plan for the state that will span 20 years in order to save the state from underwhelming performance. Speaking at the event held at International Institute […]

  The opposition political parties, under the umbrella of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), on Sunday kicked against the request from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that banks should make details of accounts of all justices of the Supreme Court available to the unit with immediate effect. In a statement made available to […]

The Presidential Election Petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the testimony the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) star witness, Osita Chidoka. Chidoka’s testimony was struck out for introducing facts not canvassed in the petition when it was filed. Chidoka served as the National Collation Officer of the PDP during the 2019 presidential election and testified as a […]

The proceedings of Presidential Petition tribunal commenced on 18th of March 2019 when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar filed the petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23, election. On May 8th, the tribunal commenced inaugural sitting and it was chaired by the President of […]

Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall. Billowing smoke from the bonfire paralysed vehicular traffic on the Expressway as security agents mounted guard over the shopping mall which […]

The Presidency has insisted that contrary to the claims of the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, foreigners, particularly Nigerians, were targeted in the recent attacks in South Africa. Mr Munroe had stated on Tuesday during a media briefing with Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, that the attacks in South Africa are not xenophobic […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Police, Military and Department of State Services (DSS) high commands to, without further delay, secure the release of its National Youth Leader, Hon. SKE Ude-Okoye, who was attacked and abducted by gunmen in Enugu on Monday. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP […]

The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]

Angry set of protesters loot alleged foreign-owned shops today in a new wave of violence targeting foreign nationals in the Johannesburg suburb of Turffontein on September 2, 2019 as a result South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in […]

The bail request by a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Maurice Iwu over alleged fraud of N1.23bn has been set at N1bn with two sureties in like sum. One of the sureties, according to Justice Chuka Obiozor, who ruled on the bail application on Friday, said, must own a landed […]


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