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October 19, 2018 6:10 AM 2019: Buhari’s in-law, Amosun, Abe lose out as APC submits candidates’ names

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu; Senator Magnus Abe and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani have lost out in the nomination process for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Appeals Committee rejected their appeals and upheld results of the primaries 19

October 18, 2018 6:53 PM Borno APC: Wild jubilations as Zullum names Kadafur as running mate

The tension that enveloped the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Borno State over the choice of the Deputy Governorship candidate has given way to wild jubilations following the unveiling of Umar Usman Kadafur. DAILY POST reports that Maiduguri the state capital, Biu, Hawul and adjourning areas erupted into jubilations, celebrating Kadafur’s choice 23

October 18, 2018 5:20 PM EFCC: Ozekhome speaks on Fayose’s detention

Human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), says efforts had begun to secure the release of former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Ozekhome said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Fayose, whose tenure as governor ended on Monday 23

October 18, 2018 4:01 PM Peter Obi finally speaks on owning houses in London

Valentine Obienyem, media aide to Peter Obi, running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election, has insisted that there was no time his principal claimed that he had no house in London. Obienyem made this clarification in a statement, while reacting to reports that Obi lied about owning houses in London 21

October 18, 2018 6:12 AM Plateau 2019: PDP guber candidate, JT Useni picks Shignugul as running mate

The Peoples Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has picked Benedict Shignugul, a retired Theatre Nurse, as his running mate. This was disclosed by the PDP Organising Secretary in the State, Yakubu Chocho. Chocho said, the 58-year-old Shignugul, who hails from Mangu, was picked after “careful considerations and deliberations 17

October 17, 2018 8:24 PM EFCC releases pictures of Fayose’s alleged houses [PHOTOS]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has released photos of property allegedly acquired illegally by a former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. This is on the course of the investigation of corruption allegations against the ex- governor. The anti-graft agency is questioning the ex-Governor on the N1.3billion which he allegedly 19

October 17, 2018 7:33 AM Kwankwaso speaks on involvement in Ganduje bribe-scandal video

A Senator from Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso has distanced himself from the video indicting the State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje of allegedly collecting 5million dollars as bribe. Two separate videos had emerged online of the Governor allegedly collecting bribe from contractors in the state. Following the emergence of the videos, the Commissioner for Information 15

October 16, 2018 9:32 PM Over 30 per cent farmland lost to flooding in 2018 – Uduaghan

The Delta South Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan has lamented the devastating effects of flooding this year, 2018. He said “it has led to premature harvesting and destruction of farmlands, including fish ponds in the country, particularly in the oil-rich region.” Uduaghan made the assertion at his Warri 17

October 16, 2018 5:05 PM EFCC: SERAP mocks Fayose’s ‘drama’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has charged the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) to thoroughly investigate former Ekiti governor, Ayo Fayose. Fayose on Tuesday stormed the EFCC office in Abuja with some supporters. Clad in a T-shirt with the inscription “EFCC, I’m here”, the former governor said he was ready for probe 21

October 16, 2018 5:51 AM I’m going to EFCC with my bedclothes, pillowcase, Bible – Fayose

The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he was going to the office of the Economic and Financial Crime, EFCC, today with his bedclothes, pillowcase, English and Yoruba bibles. The Governor’s immunity ends along with his tenure and he has been invited to the headquarters of the EFCC. Fayose will be answering to allegations 18