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January 13, 2019 7:22 PM 2019 election: Archbishop of Lagos tells Nigerians candidates to vote

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has advised the electorate to vote into power, in the 2019 general elections, those they could trust. Martins gave the advice at the solemn dedication ceremony of St John’s Catholic Church, Igando, Lagos. He said that voters should not engage in selling of their Permanent Voter Cards 21

January 11, 2019 8:08 PM N10,000 can’t do anything for traders- SDP guber candidate, Ayorinde slams Buhari over trader money scheme

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Oyo State, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), on Friday condemned the federal government of Nigeria over the introduction of the trader money scheme. Ayorinde, while addressing journalists in Igangan town, one of the towns in Oke-Ogun geo-political zone of the state shortly after the flag off of the party 25

January 10, 2019 7:19 AM Kwankwaso’s camp reacts to his probe by Ganduje over alleged corruption, diversion of govt funds

The Kwankwasiyya Movement in Kano has reacted to the probe of its leader and former governor of the state, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, by his successor and incumbent governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje over alleged diversion of funds for a multi-million naira 5km road project during his tenure. Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam, a prominent member of the group and commissioner 25

January 10, 2019 6:45 AM Kano: Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged corruption, diversion of govt fund

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said his administration is probing his predecessor, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso over multi-billion naira 5 kilometre road projects. Ganduje, who made this known yesterday while inaugurating 12 campaign committees for his second term bid, said Kano State government had taken the matter to the Economic 21

January 8, 2019 6:24 AM Omokri releases ’15 lies of Buhari at Presidential campaign inauguration’

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has listed what he called 15 lies told by President Muhammadu Buhari at the launch of All Progressives Congress, APC, campaign council. Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation was inaugurated into the Presidential Campaign Council, despite the emergence of leaked audios in which he allegedly 21

January 5, 2019 7:58 AM Fire razes 70 shops in Kure Market

Parts of the main market in Minna, Niger State, otherwise known as Abdulkhadir Kure Ultra Modern Market, was yesterday gutted by fire, with wares in no fewer than 70 shops burnt down. It was gathered that the fire gutted shops where clothing materials, palm and groundnut oil are being sold in the market. While the real cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained 24

December 25, 2018 2:48 PM Rivers lawmaker calls Gov. Wike’s 2019 budget another scam

The lawmaker representing Ahoada East Constituency one in the Rivers state House of Assembly, Martins Mannah has described the 2019 budget of the State as a scam. Mannah, who addressed newsmen after the budget presentation, said little or nothing was achieved with the 2018 budget. He further said the newly presented budget may face the challenge of implementation 32

December 13, 2018 2:48 PM Kaduna contractors give El-Rufai ultimatum, threaten to occupy govt house with wives, children

Some contractors under the umbrella of Kaduna Drainage Contractors have given Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State a five-day ultimatum to invite them for a round-table meeting for the payment of the amount owed them or face a sit-down protest at the entrance of the government house. The contractors decried the refusal of the Kaduna state government 42

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 39

December 4, 2018 8:01 AM Renewed communal clash allegedly claims three lives in Cross River

The renewed communal clash in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State has allegedly claimed three lives and properties worth millions of naira destroyed. The incident occurred on early hours of Monday when the four communities in Biase, Abanwan and Orugbam communities clashed over farm land. It was alleged that Abanwan community 43