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October 13, 2018 9:55 AM 2019: Sani blast Obasanjo, speaks on North voting for Atiku

Elder Stateman and Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is suffering from a dearth of vision, conviction and consistency required of a statesman. Sani stated this following Obasanjo’s endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku 24

October 13, 2018 9:53 AM Oyo 2019: Ex-governor, Alao-Akala picks Abideen Olaiya as running mate

Former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala and gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Friday announced Professor Abideen Olaiya as his running mate ahead of the 2019 general elections. Alao-Akala in a statement signed by one of his aides, Barrister Abraham Ojo, said he arrived at this decision after due consultations 30

October 13, 2018 6:33 AM 2019: Northern Elders speak on Atiku choosing Peter Obi as running mate

Elder statesman and Chairman of the Northern Elders’ Council (NEC), Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has reacted to the choice of Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in 2019. Yakassai in a statement described Atiku’s choice as a balanced one owing to the fact that Obi is a Christian and from the South-East. He, however, expressed doubt whether the choice 30

October 11, 2018 7:21 PM 2019: Reno Omokri reveals what Obasanjo’s meeting with Atiku, Bishop Kukah, Sheikh Gumi means

Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the meeting of former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, with his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday. Joining Atiku at the meeting were his righthand man and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, and Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the party 21

September 19, 2018 12:48 PM WAEC confirms Senator Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, sat for its examination in 1981. The council confirmed Adeleke’s participation in an affidavit deposed at an FCT High C in Bwari, Abuja, on Wednesday. Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu 23

August 21, 2018 5:33 PM Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Ugwuanyi at Mosque, urges special prayers for Buhari, others

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday joined the Muslim community in Enugu at the Central Mosque, Owerri Road, to celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, calling for special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other leaders in the country. Gov. Ugwuanyi, who was warmly received amid jubilation by Muslim 26

August 21, 2018 12:04 PM Buhari Treks 800 Metres Back Home After Performing Eid el-Kabir Prayer In Daura, — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

President Muhammadu Buhari joined thousands of Muslim faithful to observe the two raka’at Eid el-Kabir prayer in Daura, Katsina State on Tuesday. Buhari performed the annual sacrifice of slaughtering of the ram immediately after the prayer session and trekked for over 800 metres from the prayer ground to his private residence amidst chanting of `Sai Baba’ 23

August 21, 2018 6:46 AM Eid-el-Kabir: How Muslims, Christians can stop killings – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has congratulated Muslim counterparts across the country as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. CAN’s president, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, in a congratulatory statement signed by his media aide, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, on Monday in Abuja urged all Muslims faithful in the country to trace their steps to ‘Father 22

August 6, 2018 8:29 AM Certificate saga: Adeleke faults arrest of school principal –

Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the September 22 election in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, has condemned police’s arrest of Principal of Ede Muslim High School, Abbass Adejare, for issuing him (Adeleke) a testimonial several years after his graduation from the school. Rasheed said that the arrest was not only politically-motivated 21

August 3, 2018 8:05 PM How Osama bin Laden was brainwashed – Mother

Alia Ghanem, the mother of deceased al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden has said that her son was ‘brainwashed’ into extremist ideology. Speaking at her family’s home in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Ghanem told the Guardian newspaper, that bin Laden was a shy, academically capable boy, who turned into a strong, pious figure while an economics student in Jeddah 23