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January 15, 2019 7:38 PM Katsina: What’ll happen to non-performing NASS members in my next tenure – Gov Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that non-performing National Assembly legislators from the state will in the next dispensation be made to face recall by the electorate. He, however, expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress candidates would perform. He further said that the foot-dragging witnessed in the National Assembly 25

January 15, 2019 11:37 AM New Minimum Wage: You cannot impose a wage level on states – El-rufai tells NLC

Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state has said the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC cannot impose wage level on state governors. El-rufai said this in an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019 over the insistence of labour union on N30,000 minimum wage across all states. On his position of new N30,000 minimum wage, El-rufai said: “The purpose 28

January 15, 2019 10:39 AM Kano: Kwankwaso’s son-in-law, Yusuf dares Ganduje to probe his predecessor for corruption

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano State, Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf, has challenged Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to go ahead with his planned probe of ex-governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso. Yusuf, who was the Commissioner of Works during Kwankwaso’s tenure as governor, spoke yesterday during a radio programme in Kano. However, the PDP gubernatorial 40

January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 38

January 15, 2019 8:09 AM Abia 2019: Oshiomhole attacks APC chieftain, Ikechi Emenike over romance with Gov. Ikpeazu

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has taken a swipe at a chieftain of the party in Abia, Chief Ikechi Emenike, over his alleged romance with the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration. Oshiomhole claimed that Emenike was being sponsored by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP to cause confusion 33

January 15, 2019 7:17 AM Imo guber: More APC bigwigs abandon Gov. Okorocha, Nwosu

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have again lost some die-hard followers in the state. This is as some bigwigs of the “Agburu Anyi” faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Governor Okorocha, have left the group. Engr. Nshirim, a former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is among the latest 32

January 14, 2019 7:47 AM Defection: Over 1000 PDP members dump party in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odeda Local Government area of Ogun State have defected to the Allied Peoples Movement, APM. The defectors were received by the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade. He was on his ward-to-ward campaign tour of the 236 wards in the state. A leader of the decampees 26

January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 25

January 12, 2019 3:59 PM PDP vs APC: Gov. Ortom blows hot ahead of 2019 elections

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State has assured residents of the state that there would be no room for rigging and manipulation of votes in the forthcoming elections. NAN reports that Ortom gave the assurance on Saturday in Vandeikya Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. He dispelled fears that the election would be rigged, noting that the people would 20

January 11, 2019 1:17 PM APC rally: Sego, NURTW chieftain accused of stabbing MC Oluomo breaks silence

Mustapha Adekunle aka Sego, the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) official, who allegedly stabbed the state Treasurer of the Union Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo), has opened up. Speaking to The Nation, Sego challenged the police to release the video evidence for the world to see. Sego said: “Whoever has any videotape of Sego unleashing 32