Makarfi Declares for Presidency

Makarfi Declares for Presidency

Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, former National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared his intention to seek nomination for the 2019 presidency. Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State and a two-time senator, said his decision to seek the PDP presidential ticket followed wide consultations with stakeholders across the country. He also said he was optimistic that the PDP will wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019, noting that APC has been working for PDP by failing to deliver on its electoral promises…

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Ramadan Fast: I Am Healthier Now – Buhari

Ramadan Fast: I Am Healthier Now – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his participation in this year’s Ramadan Fast has improved his health more than it was initially. Mr Buhari stated this on Friday at his official residence in the Presidential Villa, Abuja when he played host to a delegation of federal capital territory (FCT) led by Mohammed Bello, the minister of FCT. The president who said he could not participate in last year’s fast because he was away on health vacation noted that he did not want the situation to repeat itself this year hence his…

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Chief whip suspended in Ekiti House of Assembly for sleeping at plenary sessions

Chief whip suspended in Ekiti House of Assembly for sleeping at plenary sessions

Mr. Sunday Akinniyi, Ekiti State House of Assembly’s Chief Whip who is representing Ikere Constituency 2, has been suspended for allegedly sleeping at plenary sessions. A statement signed by the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Dr. Samuel Omotoso in Ado-Ekiti, said the House suspended Akinniyi over series of allegations levelled against him, chief among which is his sleeping habit. Omotosho said that the decision followed a thorough investigation carried out by Ayodele Fajemilehin-led committee of the Assembly. He said Akinniyi was accused few weeks ago of “breeding terrorism and violence…

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Oshiomhole: If I Were Buhari, I’ll Jail Obasanjo

Oshiomhole: If I Were Buhari, I’ll Jail Obasanjo

Former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomole, has said he would have arrested and prosecuted former President Olusegun Obasanjo if he were President Muhammadu Buhari. This is coming as the former Edo State governor received more endorsements from the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, as well as governors elected on the platform of the party ahead of the national convention of the party. Oshiomhole, who weighed in over the faceoff between President Buhari and Obasanjo, urged Buhari to investigate and jail the former president, should he be found to…

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Innoson Fears Contempt of Court Charges, Deletes False Claim on Supreme Court from Social Media

Innoson Fears Contempt of Court Charges, Deletes False Claim on Supreme Court from Social Media

After falsely claiming a victory at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Chairman of Innoson Motors, Dr Innocent Chukwuma has deleted his declaration on social media that the apex court has ordered GTBank to pay him N14bn within 14 days. The retraction, judicial analysts believe, was advised by Innoson’s lawyers who fear that contempt of court charges on defaming the Supreme Court may be brought against the embattled businessman. Innoson had earlier on Thursday caused a social media storm by claiming that Supreme Court had ruled in his favour for GTBank…

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“Saraki Treatment Awaits Dogara” – Obasanjo

“Saraki Treatment Awaits Dogara” – Obasanjo

A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, said Speaker Yakubu Dogara may face the kind of harassment by security agencies that Senate President Bukola Saraki is currently facing. Obasanjo said in a statement that he has received credible information of a plot against the Speaker to give him the Saraki treatment. In a statement issued by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo said the plot against the Dogara was in spite of the kind of dedication and commitment he is giving to the APC government. He said they aim to silence the…

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“Buhari Not A Man” – Ahmad Lawan

“Buhari Not A Man” – Ahmad Lawan

The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan says President Muhammadu Buhari is not a man, but a phenomenon. Sen. Lawan, while hosting members of the North East Youth Coalition for President Buhari (NEYCPB) in his office, said Buhari is a phenomenon because his persona is now a movement and not a single personality. He stated that Buhari didn’t come into government for personal enrichment, thereby urging Nigerians to join him to help solve problems facing Nigeria. Lawan said, “Buhari is a phenomenon; it’s a movement. What I mean here, let me not…

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Hon Gbajabiamila Donates 30 New Buses, 160 Motorcycles, 25 Tricycles To Surulere Constituency

Hon Gbajabiamila Donates 30 New Buses, 160 Motorcycles, 25 Tricycles To Surulere Constituency

The glitter and gloss of bullion blocks pale to the radiance of Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila. Indeed, the politician wear his political  strength and savvy like a badge of honour, on his chest; shining it with sweat, as true virtuous men do. He stands tall, wading through odds with the courage of a knight and confidence of a champion. Unlike the proverbial warrior who lives to sing the song of his own deeds and derring-do, Femi remains impressively humble and immune to conceit, treading a rare path to acclaim thus, attracting honour…

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GBENGA DANIEL BECOMES ATIKU’S CAMPAIGN DG

GBENGA DANIEL BECOMES ATIKU’S CAMPAIGN DG

Former vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has appointed former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel as the Director-General of his campaign for 2019 presidency. In a release personally signed by him, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said Mr. Daniel will see to the day to day running of his campaign while he focuses on his nationwide consultation. The statement reads in part: “I am pleased to officially notify you of the appointment of His Excellency, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (“OGD” as he is popularly known), as the Director-General of the Atiku Campaign Organisation….

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Excitement As Gov. Ugwuanyi Inaugurates 1000 Youths To Clean Up Enugu

Excitement As Gov. Ugwuanyi Inaugurates 1000 Youths To Clean Up Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, amid excitement inaugurated the 1000 youths recently engaged by his administration to clean up the state under the Enugu Clean Team Project. Inaugurating the project at the popular Michael Okpara, Square, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi stated that the initiative was in keeping with his administration’s vision and promise to create a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for the people of the state. The governor added that the project will not only help reduce the risk of epidemics and other health hazards but will also…

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