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September 24, 2017 6:38 AM Peter Obi never handed over N25b to Obiano; he only left him with N200b debt – Obigwe

The national coordinator of APGA Media Warriors Forum,Evang Chinedu Obigwe, Sunday, squashed the statement credited to the former governor, Mr Peter Obi by newsmen, that he (Obi) handed over N25billion naira to Governor Willie Obiano, noting that such statement has no iota of truth. In a statement issued, Obigwe said that Peter Obi is a pathological 14

September 24, 2017 2:37 AM IPoB Proscription: Igbo re-strategise to battle marginalisation

ALTHOUGH the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has gone to court to quash the Federal High Court order proscribing it and declaring it a terror group, the news of the group’s ban was received with mixed feelings in the South-East. Many Igbo see IPOB as a vehicle to redress perceived marginalisation of the Igbo and South-East as well as to restructure 16

September 24, 2017 1:37 AM Syringe factory: Udom Emmanuel is a very clever governor — VP Osinbajo

As part of the activities to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Akwa Ibom State a four hundred million capacity a year syringe manufacturing company has been commissioned by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Osinbajo, who was visibly elated with Governor Udom Emmanuel for the foresight in attracting the project, said: “You are one of the cleverest people 17

September 24, 2017 12:37 AM Restructure Nigeria now to attain balance, says Tinubu

Tinubu also explained that there were immense benefits to all in the event of a restructuring that would create the correct balance. “It would be better”, he stressed, “to restructure things to attain the correct balance between our collective purpose on one hand and our separate grassroots realities on the other.” The former governor counselled the champions 21

September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue 14

September 23, 2017 7:37 PM Breaking: We must guard against separating Nigeria into small pieces, Tinubu warns

“Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”. Tinubu noted that gargantuan challenges were facing the country but explained that they were not enough to call for the dismantling of the federation at a time some parts of the world were taking advantage of integration. The APC leader 24

September 23, 2017 6:39 PM They killed my Chairman in cold blood – Gov. Ortom

The quartet were killed by armed youths, last week, in a crisis linked to alleged tussle between two brothers belonging to different political camps. The alleged face-off between the two brothers, said to have in the past defied attempts to resolve, reportedly suddenly escalated, leading to the razing of several houses, cars and valuables apart from the gunshot 14

September 23, 2017 6:37 PM 2019: Katsina APC endorsed Buhari, Masari for second term

This was even as its said the party in totality did not recognize any faction, APC AKIDA within the party. The party’s endorsement followed a resolution reached and communique read to newsmen in the state by the party Chairman, Shittu S. Shittu at the end of its executive meeting held at the party headquarters in Katsina. The party said it has unanimously 12

September 23, 2017 4:45 PM Strike: Stop embarking on frivolous propaganda that will yield no result – Labour tells Kogi Govt

The organised labour in Kogi State has called on the government of Kogi State to do the needful by setting up negotiating team to dialogue with labour rather than embarking on frivolous propaganda that will yield no result. The secretaries of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Olakunle Faniyi, Trade Union Congress ,Comrade Kolawole James and their 16

September 23, 2017 3:36 PM FG Will Tackle Electricity Supply Challenges – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says all that needs to be done to end the challenges hampering regular supply of electricity to Nigerians will be addressed by the Federal Government. Professor Osinbajo gave the assurance on Saturday during the inauguration of a metering company in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The Vice President 15