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June 19, 2018 10:58 AM How Fayemi's indebtedness cost Ekiti N35.34b -Oguntuase

Ekiti State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gboyega Oguntuase, has said the huge debts incurred by the Kayode Fayemi administration from 2010 to 2014 has so far cost the state N35.34 billion in servicing of the debts and deductions from statutory allocations from October 2014 till date. This, according to him, means the state is servicing 15

June 19, 2018 2:53 AM Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russian parliament

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is leading a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia. It is aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries. During the visit which begins today, Saraki would address the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly 16

June 18, 2018 2:18 PM 2019: How we’ll choose presidential candidate, others – PDP

Abia state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Johnson Onuigbo has identified impunity and imposition as major factors that led to the defeat of the party in many states during the 2015 general elections. He stated that the current leadership of PDP in the state and the country as a whole, have resolved to choose their flag-bearers in forthcoming 21

June 17, 2018 3:21 AM Southern leaders insist on restructuring

The Chairman of South and Middle Belt Forum, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has stated that Nigeria will cease to exist if restructuring is not carried out by the present administration. The event attended by dignitaries like Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe, who was chairman on the occasion, former military administrator of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubisi Kanu, former 17

June 17, 2018 2:42 AM Abia acting CJ promises magistrates better office

Acting Chief Judge of Abia State, Hon Justice Onuoha A.k Ogwe, has promised to make available office accommodation for executives of the Magistrates Association of Nigeria (MAN), Abia State branch. Speaking in Umuahia, the state capital, when the newly elected executive members of MAN, Abia state branch, paid him a courtesy visit, Justice Ogwe said based 21

June 17, 2018 1:58 AM Abiola’s June 12 honour: We won’t thank Buhari –AfenifereThe Sun News

Leaders of the pan-Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, have said that the Yoruba nation would not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition despite the recent honour bestowed on the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election. Two prominent leaders of the group, Senator Femi Okunrounmu and Chief 16

June 16, 2018 5:57 PM Oyo LG election: Adhoc staff decry non-payment of entitlement

Ad hoc staffers, who participated in the local government election conducted by Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC, last month, have raised an alarm over alleged non-payment of their stipend by the commission. The ad hoc staff, in a Save Our Soul letter to OYSEIC, Oyo state government and the Commissioner of Finance and Budget on Friday 21

June 16, 2018 3:59 PM LASTMA fires 24 personnel

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, has dismissed 24 of its personnel in the past two years over misconduct. The authority has also lost about 10 personnel, while some others suffered injuries with some resulting in amputation in the course of carrying out their duties. Chief Executive Officer of the authority, Christian Olakpe, made the disclosure 23

June 15, 2018 2:46 PM Ekiti PDP to APC: You can't cause disaffection in our partyThe Sun News

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said the effort by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to cause disaffection within the PDP will always fail because the people of the state won’t join a sinking ship the APC has become. The party described as laughable the claim by the APC that some prominent PDP members including the Chief 26

June 14, 2018 5:46 PM Ibadan Chief Imam defies NSCIA, MUSWEN, Sultan’s order, celebrates Eid-Fitri (PHOTOS)

The Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniyu Agbotomokekere on Thursday defied a directive by the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) by celebrating the Eid-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fast. But, the Chief Imam despite the directive 22