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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 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 35

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 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

January 11, 2019 6:03 AM MC Oluomo: Lagos Task Force breaks silence on rumoured death of NURTW boss

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force has reacted to the rumoured death of Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya, a.k.a, MC Olu-Omo. Reports emerged on Thursday evening that Oluomo, who was stabbed during the All Progressives Congress, APC, rally on Tuesday, has died. But a statement issued by Lagos Taskforce spokesperson, Taofiq Adebayo said Olu-Omo is not dead. He said MC Oluoma 21

January 9, 2019 10:57 AM Davido speaks on ‘slapping’ Kizz Daniel’s manager, Lawrence

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has insisted that the report that he slapped Kizz Daniel’s manager was not true. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the Omo baba owo said the alleged assault on Tumi Lawrence, who manages fellow music star, Kizz Daniel, was cooked up. Lawrence had alleged that he was assaulted by Davido 22

January 9, 2019 6:09 AM Tambuwal, PDP chieftains defect to APC, give reasons

The Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Nasiru Sahabi Tambuwal, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced in Dange town, headquarters of Dange/Shuni local government during the flag off of the campaigns for the 2019 general elections. Other defectors included a former special 22

January 8, 2019 5:31 PM Boko Haram: Army confirms attack on Borno communities

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroluye has confirmed the multiple attacks on Auno and Sajeri communities, near Maiduguri, Borno State. Residents, who fled the area, said two persons were killed with five houses razed after the insurgents looted foodstuff, livestock and provisions. They were later repelled by the military 19

January 8, 2019 12:02 PM CAF finally names country that’ll host 2019 AFCON

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has announced that Egypt will be the host nation for the 2019 AFCON finals, taking over from Cameroon, SuperSport Blitz reports. CAF Executive Committee members were initially scheduled to vote between Egypt and South Africa in Dakar on Wednesday but did so on Tuesday. Egypt and South Africa were the only two countries 23