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January 12, 2018 12:43 AM Cabinet reshuffle: Ambode drops 3, appoints 5 new commissioners

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. The newly-appointed cabinet members include 16

January 8, 2018 7:29 PM Anambra Central rerun: Why election should not hold – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to proceed with the proposed January 13 rerun election for Anambra Central Senatorial District. The Chairman of PDP in the state, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, told newsmen on Monday in Awka that the election would be a nullity as the seat in question was not vacant 18

January 8, 2018 1:46 PM Ademola Adeleke Denies Interest In Osun Governorship

The Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District, Ademola Adeleke has distanced himself from those jostling for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for September’s Governorship Election in the state. In a statement by Dele Adeleke on his behalf, the senator said contrary to the report of an online medium that he plans to declare a governorship 17

January 6, 2018 7:19 AM Sharia court judge abducted in Niger

A sharia court judge, Abubakar Jibrin has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Jermiya village, Rafi local government area of Niger State. According to Sun, 18 gunmen invaded the community and kidnapped the judge on his way from work at about 10 kilometers to Pandogari around 6:05 pm. It was learnt that the incident is coming barely three days after seven 20

December 20, 2017 11:47 AM UPDATE: Aggrieved “PDP Members” Break Out, Float “Fresh PDP”

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 30

December 17, 2017 6:47 AM PDP hails High court judgment on Anambra central senate

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Anambra State on Saturday described a Federal High Court judgement which declared Chief Obiora Okonkwo winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial District seat as edifying. The State Chairman of the party, Mr Ndubuisi Nwobu who stated this at a press briefing at the party’s secretariat, Udoka, Awka, called on all in the district 30

December 15, 2017 3:40 PM Boko Haram: Shehu Sani kicks against $1bn approved to fight insurgents

The Senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the approval of one billion dollars by the National Economic Council (NEC) to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the country. Sani on Friday took to his Facebook page to express how he felt on the approval of the use of $1Bn from the 2.3 billion excess crude account to fight 35

December 14, 2017 7:35 AM Court declares PDP candidate, Obiora Okonkwo as Anambra Central Senator

On Wednesday, a Federal High Court in Abuja, declared Obiora Okonkwo as the Senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district. At its sitting, the court ordered the immediate return of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate. Ever since the election tribunal sacked Uche Ekwunife who was sworn in as Anambra Central Senator in 2015, the seat has remained 27

December 9, 2017 6:40 AM BREAKING: PDP suspends Senator Buruji Kashamu

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu has been suspended by the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was announced in a statement via the party’s official twitter account. The reason for his suspension was not stated as at the time of this report 25

December 6, 2017 5:01 PM Gov. Tambuwal appoints Waziri of Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the recommendation of the Sultanate council for the appointment of Prof Sambo Junaidu, as the new Waziri of Sokoto. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to the Sultanate Council, of the state, Alhaji Umar Ladan, in Sokoto on Wednesday. Ladan said the governor had also approved the appointment 23