Senator Dino Melaye Commiserates With Isanlu Town Over Robbery Incident

140 Views    * Says loss of precious lives sad, unfortunate * Seeks improved security in Kogi State Senator Dino Melaye has commiserated with the traditional leadership, people and residents of Isanlu town in Yagba East local government area of Kogi State over today’s attacks on the town’s police station and a bank by armed robbers, which claimed precious lives. Melaye, who says he is saddened by the incident, described the robbery attack and loss of lives as sad and unfortunate. He, therefore, stressed the need for the people and residents…

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BREAKING! OTTI ALEX DUMPS APGA FOR APC

75 ViewsAll Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Abia State governorship candidate in the 2015 and 2019 elections, Dr. Alex Otti has dumped the party he financed in the past five years for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Otti’s political associate, Chief David Ogba (Bourdex) who contested the Abia North senatorial zone seat in 2015 and 2019 on the platform of APGA, had already joined APC, while another of his political associates, Chief Chris Nkwonta, who vied for the Abia South senatorial district seat on the platform of APGA in the last election,…

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Zamfara Sacks LG Chairmen, Appoints Sole Administrators

72 ViewsThe House of Assembly on Thursday dissolved local government councils in the state over financial recklessness. Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked the chairmen of the 14 Local Government Areas in the state and re-appointed eight of them as sole administrators, The PUNCH reports. The House of Assembly on Thursday dissolved local government councils in the state over financial recklessness and improper record-keeping by the council members. The immediate LG chairmen, who were sacked and reappointed as sole administrators, were Ahmed Balarabe, Muhammad Umar, and Nasiru Masama.…

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Edo 2020: APC Direct Primary Election is a Constitutional Obligation that Override any Local Orders, APC Replies Obaseki

237 Views  The NWC has declared that the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki cannot hide under the guise of COVID-19 restriction of gatherings to not more than 20 persons to stop its direct primary. It said the primary election is a constitutional obligation that is time bound and its conduct must override any local orders made by the state’s chief executive. “The issue of the primary is a constitutional one. So, if we are implementing the Constitution as INEC has directed, there cannot be any order that can supersede…

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Ensure perpetrators of this nefarious and heinous crime are arrested Rep Teejay Yusuf tasks Kogi state government.

71 ViewsWith a heavy heart and deep concerns, I wish to use this medium, on behalf of the people of Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency, to commiserate with the people of Isanlu community, in particular, and the entire Yagba East LGA over the unfortunate and dastardly armed robbery incident which led to the painful death of a number of innocent people, as well as men of the Nigerian Police Force. Indeed, the sad and shocking incident which occurred on Thursday, June 4th, 2020, will go down in history as a Black Day…

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UN to Announce New State Carved out of Nigeria, Cameroon July 10

710 ViewsThe United Nations has completed plans to carve out a new territory from Nigeria and Republic of Cameroon by July 10. The creation of the new territory to be known as United Nations Organisation(UNO) State of Cameroon may see Nigeria losing 24 local councils, by way of ceding, to the new country. Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Paul Biya of Cameroon, on the invitation of the then UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, had in March 2003 signed documents to cede their disputed territories (Northern and Southern Cameroons)…

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Photos: Buhari steps out for Juma’at service

113 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari stepped out today for the Juma’at service. It was his first time since end March when COVID-19 restrictions were imposed. He was joined at the State House mosque by some of his aides. In the photos posted by photographer Sunday Aghaeze, the people at the mosque were scanty. It was certainly not the usual Juma’at service. Not the usual congregation expected at a Juma’at. President Muhammadu Buhari stepped out today for the Juma’at service. It was his first time since end March when COVID-19 restrictions were…

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Director General Of Nigeria’s Lottery Commission, Gbajabiamila, In Multi-billion Naira Fraud, Anti-graft Agencies Yet To Act On Petition Against Him

201 ViewsDirector General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Mr Lanre Gbajabiamila, may face the Economic Financial Crimes Commission over monumental fraud and misappropriation of public funds running into several billions of naira. The detailed revelation of the alleged fraudulent activities going on at the commission was contained in a 12-paged query issued to Gbajabiamila by the Governing Board of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission dated December 9, 2019. The query was signed by the Board’s Chairman, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, and six other members.DG of National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Mr…

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Attah Igala Victory On Lokoja, Ajaokuta and other part of the state, Governor Yahaya Bello Calls For Calm.

374 ViewsFollowing the recent Judgement of the High Court that declared Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Kogi-Koto local government areas of the state as parts of the Igala Kingdom, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has urged citizens of the areas to remain calm and not to take laws into their own hands over the development. In a state broadcast on Friday, 5th of June, 2020, the Governor clarified that the court judgment was a legal procedure and those concerned should seek the same procedure for redress Governor Bello also read riot…

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