Adeleke sat for 1981 exams, scored F9 in English -WAEC

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981, this was confirmed by The West African Examinations Council before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja. WAEC stated this in a court filing which it made in compliance with an order issued by Justice Othman Musa on September 11. In the results attached to the documents filed by WAEC, Adeleke was listed as number 149 out of the…

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I’m With Atiku – APC Chieftain, Kwande

A former Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland and a founding member of APC, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, has said that he will remain with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Kwande also said he attended a rally organized for Atiku, a PDP presidential aspirant, in order to affirm his loyalty to the ex-VP. Atiku was in Jos to lobby PDP national delegates from Plateau State ahead of the party’s presidential primary. “I know you will be surprised to see me in the PDP Secretariat; I have never entered this secretariat but today I…

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Mandatory Use Of Identity Numbers To Begin January

The Federal Government says it is enforcing the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) beginning from January 1, 2019. The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. He said the mandatory usage of the identification number was sequel to Federal Executive Council (FEC’s) approval last week of the immediate commencement of the implementation of a strategic roadmap for a new Digital Identity Ecosystem. FEC at its meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari last week approved the…

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How Nigeria Will Mark 58th Independence Anniversary – SGF

The office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) said that part of activities for the country`s 58th Independence Anniversary will include displays by the Nigerian Air Force jets and helicopters. This was announced in a statement by Mr Gabriel Aduda, Chairman, 2018 Independence Day Organising Committee, on Monday in Abuja. Aduda said that movement of military hardware would also be part of the activities. He said the flight displays by fast Air-Force jets and helicopters would be within the airspace of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).…

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Ambode, Sanwo-Olu battles for Lagos APC guber ticket

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, is currently battling for a second term ticket in the All Progressives Congress, APC, against his subordinate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu gathered the Lagos political establishment yesterday to hear his political manifesto. Sanwo-Olu is currently an appointee of Governor Ambode, having been appointed by the embattled governor as Managing Director of Lagos State Property Development Corporation, LSDPC. Sanwo-Olu’s declaration was witnessed by an intimidating cross-section of the Lagos political establishment, including Senator Gbenga Ashafa, who remarkably, had earlier endorsed Ambode alongside two other Lagos senators. Ashafa,…

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I Will Never Step Down As Senate President – Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has boasted that he can never be impeached as the Senate President hinging his stand on the fact that the All Progressives Congress, (APC) championing the cause are minorities at upper chambers and therefore don’t have the powers to carry out the impeachment threat. The Senate President, who made these clarifications while in Minna, Niger state on Sunday as part of his presidential campaign said, “The APC members know that we are in the majority and whatever they want to do they know that they…

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PSC Bans Promotion Without Training And Examinations

The Police Service Commission says henceforth, police officers will no longer be promoted to the next rank without the appropriate training programmes and examinations. This was disclosed by the Commission’s Chairman, Mr Musiliu Smith in Abuja. “Henceforth, one of the conditions for promotion must be attendance and passing the senior Command Course for senior officers and other prescribed courses for others,” he said. Smith said that the force before now had promoted officers severally without attending the requisite training programmes attached to the ranks. “Henceforth, result of performance of officers from…

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EFCC freezes Adeleke family’s account, PDP reacts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen the accounts of the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for the September 22, 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and those of his family members, including music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido. The party described the freezing of the accounts as “oppressive, tyrannical, provocative and a direct recipe for crisis in the state, given that the people of Osun are solidly behind Adeleke ahead of the election.” The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a…

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Vote buying: Oshiomhole is in fragile psychological state -Jonathan

In a statement by his media adviser, Ikechukwu Eze, former President Goodluck Jonathan has tackled the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole over allegations that vote buying was introduced by his administration. Jonathan said Oshiomhole’s remark was the direct product of his “fragile psychological state.” The erstwhile Edo State governor had during a live television programme said: “President Jonathan started this massive vote buying in Nigeria and the media must play back and do proper interview and investigation to discover the origin of the menace.” But the Otuoke,…

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How Terrorists Plan To Disrupt 2019 Election – NITDA

Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Isa Pantami has said the 2019 general elections may be disrupted if adequate information technology security measures were not put in place. He raised the alarm at the 10th annual conference organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Abuja Chapter, yesterday. Dr. Pantami said terrorists may disrupt the national elections by hacking into the voter registration database of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). “If proper IT security measures are not put in place, terrorists may disrupt the…

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