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August 18, 2018 5:22 PM 2019: Party chieftains suspend popular female presidential aspirant

Popular female presidential aspirant in the build up to 2019 general elections, Eunice Atuejide, has been suspended by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of her party, the National Interest Party (NIP). Mrs. Atuejiden, who doubles as national chairman of the party was suspended alongside the party’s National Secretary, Audu Israel, by the NEC over allegations 20

August 17, 2018 3:50 PM 2019 elections: What UPP did for youths, women, physically-challenged aspirants

National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Chekwas Okorie, on Friday, declared that the party would offer its nomination forms free to the youths, women and physically-challenged aspirants for the 2019 general elections. UPP also affirmed that it would not field a presidential candidate for the forthcoming general polls. Okorie said these 20

August 17, 2018 3:19 PM O’RAMP Commissions 26 River Crossings, Flags-Off Construction, Rehabilitation Of 308km Roads — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Osun Rural Access and Mobility Project has commissioned 26 River crossings constructed across the state. Some of the river crossings constructed are; Elewonta river on Oke Ila, Ohun river on Dabongo, Oke-Afo/Alawe stream on Oke-Afo Ejeo river on Oyan, Otan Ayebaju and Olomu stream at Fidiwo among others. It also flagged off the construction and rehabilitation 20

August 17, 2018 1:59 PM 2019 Elections: NASS Committees To Decide Source Of INEC Budget Funding — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resolved to determine how the electoral umpire intends to fund its budget. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Electoral Matters, Suleiman Nazif, revealed this to reporters on Friday in Abuja. He made the disclosure 18

August 15, 2018 6:47 PM FEC approves N15.73 billion road project in Enugu

The Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday reviewed upward the contract for road project in Enugu State. According to Fashola, the project which was initially awarded at the cost of N10.3 billion in 2012 was to serve six different communities. The project was initiated by the previous administration, but was not funded, neither was provisions 23

August 15, 2018 5:55 PM Nigerians react as Chelsea’s Victor Moses retires from Super Eagles

Nigerians on social media have reacted to Chelsea winger, Victor Moses’s retirement from international football. The 27-year-old said, “I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football. However, Moses’s retirement from international football came as a shock to some Nigerian fans. @biolakazeem 21

August 14, 2018 8:20 PM What Dankwambo said after meeting Obasanjo

A Presidential Aspirant, Ibrahim Dankwambo on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Library Complex in Abeokuta. The governor, accompanied by members of his campaign organisation, held a closed-door meeting with the former president. But addressing leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) later, Dankwambo 18

August 14, 2018 2:43 PM Details of Bafarawa’s meeting with Babangida emerge

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, a presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday visited former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna. According to NAN, this was disclosed in a statement signed by Yusuf Abubakar, Director, Media and Publicity, Bafarawa Campaign Oragnisation (BCO) on Tuesday in Abuja. Abubakar stated 18

August 14, 2018 12:58 PM Court Absolves PDP Chairman Of Alleged Murder Charge

An Ikeja High Court has dismissed the murder charge filed against Moshood Salvador, the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the PDP. Mr Salvador was remanded in the Kirikiri Prisons following his arraignment at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court alongside 10 others on a two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful killing on July 25. During Tuesday’s 18

August 10, 2018 11:27 AM National Assembly To Reconvene Next Week

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuff Lasun, has announced that the National Assembly will be reconvening next week. Mr Lasun disclosed this to journalists in a press briefing on Thursday in Abuja. The lawmakers upon resumption will look into President Muhammadu Buhari’s request on funding the 2019 general elections. President Muhammadu 19