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Dino Melaye Reportedly Dropped Out Of ABU University “His Certificate Is Fake” – Exam Officers

Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye Is A University Drop Out, DSS Covered Him Up – ABU Exam Officers Dino Melaye Reportedly Dropped Out Of ABU University “His Certificate Is Fake” – Exam Officers Saraki’s ally Dino Melaye has come under fire for allegedly falsifying his degree. According to Sahara Reporter, the Kogi West Senator who has been making mouth on the ... Read More »

PDP Crisis: I won’t resign – Sheriff replies Makarfi

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has maintained that he won’t resign as suggested by the Ahmed Makarfi’s faction of PDP. Addressing journalists in Agbor, Delta State after a meeting with his National Deputy Chairman, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, on Friday, the former Borno State governor said though he wants PDP to be at peace, but he won’t ... Read More »

Buhari to CBN : release N 500 b Paris Club cash

STATES got a piece of cheery news yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari directed Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to quickly facilitate the payment of the second tranche of the London-Paris Club refund to – to ease states’ financial hardship. Many Are not paying workers because they are short of cash. The ... Read More »

Presidency awaits letter from Senate on Magu ’s rejection

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu until it receives an official communication from the Senate. There were, however, ongoing consultations with some stakeholders on the fate of Magu. But a former Senate Leader, Sen. Ali Ndume yesterday faulted the rejection of Magu by the Senate. He said if the Senate could disqualify Magu on the basis ... Read More »

86 groups seeking to become political parties‎ – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that 86 groups are seeking registration as political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this during the commission’s quarterly meeting with leaders of political parties at the INEC headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday. “The number of applications for registration of new associations as political ... Read More »

Abia State Governor , Okezie Ikpeazu Sacks 6 ,000 LG Workers . . . Find Out Why

A total of 6,000 Local Government council workers who are believed to have joined the Abia State Civil Service either with fake WAEC results or on falsified ages, have been sacked by Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu. According to DailyTrust, the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Charles Ogbonnaya said at the weekend that the affected council workers ... Read More »

BREAKING News : How Makarfi-led Committee Collects N 50 m Monthly from Governors – PDP

While speaking at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, the Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Cairo Ojougboh, accused the sacked national caretaker committee under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Makarfi of collecting N50m monthly subvention from governors of the party. Ojougboh, who spoke at the party’s national secretariat, alleged that this was why the members ... Read More »

Buhari ’ s return has stablised Nigeria – Orji Kalu

Former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, says the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from the United Kingdom has brought stability into the Nigerian polity. “Now that the president is back, I am very happy; we have been praying,” Kalu told newsmen in Lagos on Sunday. “Both Christians and Muslims have been praying because the country has been so polarised that ... Read More »

Delta 2019: Governor Okowa will complete eight-year tenure – Ibori

Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori yesterday declared that the present governor of the State, Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa would complete an eight-year tenure in the State. Ibori stated this during the solidarity rally organized in his honour by the Delta Central Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party at Oghara, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. ... Read More »

How PDP could still rule for 60 years – IBB

Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) has said that the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) will not only take back power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but go ahead to rule for 60 successive years, if the schisms rocking the party are solved. He said this at his country home in Minna when the Strategy and Inter-Party ... Read More »

President Buhari Arrives Aso Rock , Holds Meeting With Osinbajo, Governors (Photo )

Immediately the helicopter that conveyed President Muhammadu Buhari from Kaduna touched ground at the helipad inside the Presidential Villa at 8. 42am, the President hit the ground running with a meeting. Mr Buhari, who just returned from medical vacation, is currently meeting top government officials led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. The meeting is holding inside the First Lady Conference. The ... Read More »

South Korean president sacked by top court

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was fired by the country’s top court on Friday, as it upheld her impeachment by parliament over a wide-ranging corruption scandal. The unanimous decision brought to a climax months of political turmoil that brought millions of people onto the streets in weekly protests, and triggers a new presidential election to be held within 60 days. ... Read More »

PDP crisis: Fayose rejects Dickson’s committee

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Ayodele Fayose has once again thrown his support behind the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led Caretaker Committee. The governor claimed that over $1 million had been set aside by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to fund the convention being planned by the Ali Modu Sheriff-led group. ... Read More »

President Muhammadu Buhari Returns To Nigeria Tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria tomorrow, Friday March 10, 2017. This was revealed in a statement by his special adviser, Femi Adesina. The President left the country on January 19, 2017 for a vacation, during which he had routine medical check-ups. Adesina said that the holiday was extended based on doctors’ recommendation for further tests and ... Read More »

I don’t need police, DSS protection anymore – Fayose dares FG

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has told the Federal Government that he does not need the policemen and the Department of State Services, DSS, operatives assigned to protect him. Fayose stated this during this year’s International Women’s Day celebration held at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday. He claiemd that both the police and the DSS work ... Read More »

Akeredolu appoints CPS, other media aides

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday appointed three media aides, with Mr. Oluwasegun Ajiboye named as Chief Press Secretary. DAILY POST had less than a week ago reported that Akeredolu was set to announce his first set of appointments. Also appointed are Dapo Aruwajoye, a presenter at Television Continental, as Press secretary, electronic media and Fisayo Falodi, press secretary print media. ... Read More »

Bauchi State Approves Death Sentence For Kidnappers

Bauchi state governor,Gov. Mohammed Abdullahi, has signed into law a bill that attracts a death sentence or life imprisonment for anyone that is found guilty of kidnapping in the state. The state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Ibrahim Umar, announced this at a press conference in the state Tuesday. “Whoever is guilty of the offence of kidnapping shall be punished ... Read More »

Just 2 Months In Office, Ghanaian President Akufo- Addo Has Sacked 23 ,000 Workers

After promising to create jobs for the unemployed during his campaign last year, it has now emerged that President Akufo-Addo and his government has instead sacked 23,000 Ghanaian workers in its first two months in office. This was revealed by NDC Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Hon Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa during a debate in Parliament on President Akufo-Addo’s maiden ... Read More »

Donald Trump Signs Revised Travel Ban , Exclude Iraq

US President Donald Trump has signed a revised travel ban that will temporarily halt entry to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority nations. Under the order announced on Monday, a 90-day ban on travel to the United States will be imposed on citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Unlike the previous ban, the new directive ... Read More »

Call governor Fayose, prove him wrong – PDP youths challenge Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Youth Frontier has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to prove governor Ayo Fayose’s rants about his health status wrong by placing a call either to the governor or to Nigerians. This position was made known in a series of tweets on the group’s Twitter handle, endorsed by its leader, Usman Austin Okai on Monday. The ... Read More »

Photos : Former Nigerian Governor Jailed For 5 Years For Corruption

A High court has sentenced former governor, Bala Ngilari to five years in prison. The presiding judge, Justice Nathan Musa convicted Nggilari on five corruption charges against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had arraigned Ngilari, his Secretary to the Government, Ibrahim Weyle and the Commissioner of Finance, Sanda Lamurde for violating due process for ... Read More »

Any leader who allows xenophobic attacks to happen not fit to lead – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has slammed African countries that over xenophobic attacks. He declared that leaders of such countries were unfit to rule. Obasanjo, who said this during an interview on Liberty Radio, Kaduna on Saturday, chided South African leaders for allowing attacks on other African citizens to continue unabated. According to him, if African leaders should encourage attacks, especially ... Read More »