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December 15, 2018 2:43 PM 2019 budget: NASS staff strike threatens Buhari’s presentation

President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to present the 2019 budget proposal to the Joint Session of the National Assembly on Wednesday may not be achieved. This is because of a four-day warning strike to be embarked upon by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) In a letter of notification sent to the leadership of the National Assembly on Friday 18

December 11, 2018 7:07 AM 2019 presidency: We are back to do-or-die politics – Ijaw youths

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has asked the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari and enact the amended Electoral Act into law ahead of the 2019 election. It said the refusal to grant assent for the fourth time was unpatriotic and has returned the nation to the era of do-or-die politics. IYC, led by Mr. Eric Omare, in a statement yesterday 29

December 9, 2018 11:36 AM Senator Ahmed Aruwa is dead

Former Senator who represented Kaduna Central from 1999 – 2007, Ahmed Aruwa is dead. According to Daily Trust, the former Senator died around 4:30 am at a private hospital in Barnawa Kaduna State. Confirming the death, a brother to the deceased, Suleiman Kuta said his funeral prayer would take place at Sultan Bello Mosque Kaduna. Kuta said the deceased 24

December 6, 2018 3:30 PM Court sacks APC Chairman

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra on Thursday, nullified the election of Mr Emeka Ibe as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Chief Uzochukwu Onyekwere, a member of the APC in Anambra and chairmanship aspirant, had gone to court to contest the May 19 state elective congress that brought in Ibe, over unlawful exclusion 36

December 4, 2018 12:48 PM EFCC set to arraign ex-Kebbi Gov Dakingari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on December 6, 2018, arraign a former governor of Kebbi State, Usman Saidu Dakingari before a Federal High Court, Birnin-Kebbi, on a 13-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering. Dakingari will be arraigned along with Sunday Dogonyaro and Garba Rabiu Kamba for allegedly conniving to collect 32

December 4, 2018 8:58 AM Diamond Bank set to reward over 1,000 customers

Leading retail lender, Diamond bank is set to reward over 1000 customers in the third DiamondXtra season 10 quarterly draw which will take place on Friday, December 7, 2018 at its Mobolaji Bank- Anthony branch in Ikeja, Lagos. Addressing newsmen at the bank’s Head Office in Lagos, Osita Ede, Head, Consumer Liability Products said that DiamondXtra Season 22

December 1, 2018 8:26 PM Fayemi mourns Frederick Fasehun, says pillar of democracy struggle gone

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has mourned the passing of the founder of Oodua Progressives Congress (OPC), Dr Fredrick Fasehun, saying that the country has lost a major pillar of her democratic struggle. Fayemi, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode, described the late OPC leader as an accomplished professional 26

December 1, 2018 6:07 PM How Tinubu reacted to death of OPC leader, Fasehun

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies. DAILY POST reports that Fasehun, also an active member of the National Democratic Coalition, died at 1am on Saturday, at the intensive care unit of the Lagos 32

November 26, 2018 5:00 PM Impeachment: Court grants Uzoezie leave to serve Maduagwu by substituted means

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra, on Monday granted the application of Mr Ikem Uzoezie, factional speaker of Anambra House of Assembly to serve Mrs Rita Maduagwu by substituted means. Uzoezie had dragged Maduagwu, Anambra governor, Willie Obiano and the commissioner of police in the state, Garba Umar to court for the sealing of the state 25

November 25, 2018 4:11 PM Olukere demands staff of office from Ekiti govt

The Olukere of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Ayodele Obasoyin has pleaded with the Ekiti State Government to present him with the instrument of appointment and staff of office. Oba Obasoyin made the plea while on a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, in his office. A statement on Sunday by the Special Assistant (Media) to the Deputy 33