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December 13, 2018 6:45 PM Akeredolu appoints new chairmen for 18 LGAs in Ondo

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has approved the appointment of Temporary Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state. Akeredolu said this in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Olusegun Ajiboye, on Thursday in Akure. The governor said that the appointment was sequel to the ratification 31

December 11, 2018 8:51 PM Oyo 2019: INEC conniving with APC to disenfranchise thousands, weaken opposition – Alao-Akala

Former Governor of Oyo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala on Tuesday alleged that some “bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state. Alao-Akala made this revelation 25

December 10, 2018 7:24 PM Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olu reveals he never wanted to be Governor

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has admitted that his aspiration was to be appointed Chief of Staff, but “God has turned the table around”. He made this revelation at a special prayer session, organized by the Nasrul-Lahil-il-Fath Society (NASFAT) at its headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja on Sunday 25

December 10, 2018 12:27 PM Man seeking to restore his glory defrauded of N4.5m

A Herbalist, Olaifa Ajayi, 34, who police accused of allegedly swindling one Olufemi Olusoga, of N4.5million to offer special prayer for “restoration of glory” on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court. NAN reports that Ajayi, who lives in Abiola Estate, Jakande Lagos, is charged with three counts of conspiracy, fraud and theft. The prosecutor 26

December 9, 2018 5:38 AM Iyalode of Ibadanland, Aminat Abiodun, is dead

Sources at her family compound in Idi- Arere area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and her Bodija residence, said she died in the early hours of Saturday. As Iyalode, she is the representative of women in the Olubadan-in-council which has 13 including 11 High Chiefs, the Olubadan who is the head and Iyalode who represents the female folk. During her lifetime 29

December 8, 2018 7:17 AM Guardiola speaks on Man City being banned from Champions League

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has insisted the club will not face a Champions League ban for alleged Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches. UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, confirmed this week there is a “concrete case” being investigated and Sky sources claim a suspension from European competition could follow. Guardiola maintained that he has been given 28

December 6, 2018 3:30 PM Court sacks APC Chairman

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra on Thursday, nullified the election of Mr Emeka Ibe as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Chief Uzochukwu Onyekwere, a member of the APC in Anambra and chairmanship aspirant, had gone to court to contest the May 19 state elective congress that brought in Ibe, over unlawful exclusion 36

December 6, 2018 6:12 AM APC crisis: Learn how to talk – Gov. Okorocha attacks Oshiomhole

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole needs to learn how to talk in a way that will dignify the party. Okorocha said this while lambasting the APC Chairman over his comments against some leaders of the ruling party. Oshiomhole had spoken after receiving the APC women 28

December 5, 2018 3:23 PM Man gets seven-year jail term for impersonating Superintendent of Police

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 47-year-old man, identified as Augustine Opone, to seven years imprisonment for impersonating a Superintendent of Police (SP) at Federal SARS Force. The Chief Magistrate, Peter Ojo, sentenced Opone to three years imprisonment on counts one to three, and seven years imprisonment on count five, with no option 29

December 4, 2018 7:14 AM Imo APC crisis: Why I will never recognize Madumere as my deputy – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has vowed not to recognize Prince Eze Madumere as his Deputy. Both men had earlier clashed at a burial ceremony of the mother to Senator Osita Izunaso, Florence, at Ohuba in Oru West Local Government Area in the state over the governor’s failure to recognize his deputy. At that event, the governor refused to recognize 34