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  • Kwara Assembly Halts Pension For Ex-Govs, Deputies

    February 27, 2018 2:37 PM 27

    The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed an amendment bill halting payment of pension to former governors, deputy governors and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report of the House Committee on Establishment and Public Service at the Committee of the Whole

  • El-Rufai Demolishes Factional APC Office In Kaduna

    February 20, 2018 9:48 AM 32

    The secretariat of the APC faction that suspended Governor Nasir El-Rufai two days ago has been demolished. It is alleged that some soldiers were on ground to supervise the demolition of the secretariat situated along number 11 B Sambo in the state capital this morning Tuesday February 20th. The Secretariat belongs to the faction loyal to the suspended

  • Confusion As Niger PDP Deputy Chairman Decamps To APC

    February 9, 2018 10:47 AM 22

    The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Aminu Yusuf has dumped the PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Yusuf’s defection from the main opposition party, PDP is coming two weeks after the Minority Whip of the State House of Assembly, Liman Iya dumped the PDP at the floor of the house. Meanwhile, the PDP after

  • Senate, House Of Reps Agree On Order Of 2019 Polls

    February 6, 2018 4:50 PM 26

    The Senate and the House of Representatives have agreed on the order of the 2019 general elections. The concurrence was reached by both chambers of the National Assembly at a Joint Conference. The House of Representatives had on January 24, 2018 re-ordered the elections. Based on the reordering, the the National Assembly election is to hold first, followed

  • BREAKING: Fayose’s Chief Of Staff, Anisulowo Resigns

    February 5, 2018 12:37 PM 28

    In what appears like a dream, the chief of staff to the governor of Ekiti State, Chief Dipo Anisulowo has tendered his resignation letter. Dipo Anisulowo alleged that Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose is on a mission to destroy the PDP with the adoption of Prof Olusola Eleka Kolapo as his would be successor. Anisulowo, in a letter made available to the press

  • Shittu Meets Buhari, Says 2019 Re-election Bid Underway

    January 3, 2018 5:11 PM 13

    The Minster of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari about a campaign organisation for the 2019 elections. Mr. Shittu, who spoke with journalists after the meeting with the president, said the campaign team will be called “Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo dynamic support group.” “I informed Mr. President that I have appointed

  • UPDATE: Aggrieved “PDP Members” Break Out, Float “Fresh PDP”

    December 20, 2017 11:47 AM 42

    A new faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday opened a new secretariat for the party in Asokoro District of Abuja. The PDP duly recognized national secretariat is located at Wuse, Zone 5, Abuja. The faction was reportedly formed by a group of five men namely – Prince Obi Nwosu, Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin

  • These Women Want to Dress You for the Office

    November 1, 2017 6:54 PM 183

    Back Story As a young woman in finance, I was always frustrated with my work wear options. I was working 70 hours a week, on the road from Monday through Thursday, and I definitely didn’t want to spend my nights and weekends sifting through racks in a department store. So I started MM.LaFleur to take the work — and the stress — out of shopping for work. What We Do I wanted

  • Jack Bannon, Who Played an Editor on ‘Lou Grant,’ Dies at 77

    October 31, 2017 7:06 PM 102

    Jack Bannon, who played the genial and raffish assistant city editor Art Donovan on the long-running television series “Lou Grant,” died on Oct. 25 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where he had lived since the mid-1990s. He was 77. Mr. Bannon was a regular on “Lou Grant,” a newspaper drama, spun off from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” which starred Ed Asner in the title

  • Yu Darvish releases statement asking people to learn from Yuli Gurriel's mistake

    October 28, 2017 7:27 AM 82

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish found himself in a difficult spot following Game 3 of the World Series. During the contest, cameras captured Houston Astros first baseman Yulieski Gurriel make a racial gesture directed at Darvish while in the dugout. After hitting a home run off Darvish in the second inning, Gurriel made a slanted-eye gesture while