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December 14, 2017 8:11 AM It’s unfortunate PDP is losing Akala, Folarin to APC – Deputy Spokesperson, Diran Odeyemi

he Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Diran Odeyemi has expressed concern over the planned defection of ex-Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala and former Senate Leader, Senator Teslim Folarin from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Odeyemi who said he was working to persuade 24

November 5, 2017 11:39 PM Nigerian Sports Awards: Voting ends November 12

The voting phase for the 6th edition of the Nigerian Sports Awards will close on November 12, 2017, this is even as the countdown to the award gathers momentum. Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limited, Mr. Kayode Idowu, disclosed that midnight of November 12 is the stipulated closing timeline of the voting phase which started on Thursday 33

November 2, 2017 1:29 PM Aisha Buhari, Amaechi react to death of Tinubu’s son, Jide

More eminent personalities have continued to commiserate with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu over the death of his son, Jide. The latest is the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, who expressed her heartfelt condolences to the former Lagos State Governor. In a series of tweets on her Twitter handle, Mrs Buhari 19

October 30, 2017 11:37 AM FG committed to developing creative industry — Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it is irrevocably committed to growing the creative industry in view of its importance to the economy. The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the statement while declaring open the African International Film Festival in Lagos on Sunday night. He said the government recognised the great 16

October 27, 2017 5:06 AM Senator Misau clears air on allegation against Aisha Buhari

Senator representing Bauchi Central district in the National Assembly, Isah Hamma Misau, has broken his silence on the reports that he dragged the first lady into the feud involving him and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Senator Isa Misau, who denied making any allegations against First Lady, Aisha Buhari, said his submission to the committee 19

October 27, 2017 2:29 AM I didn’t take any vehicle from IGP — Aisha Buhari

Mrs. Buhari’s reaction came as Force headquarters in Abuja also dismissed allegations by the senator that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, purchased two Prado SUVs for the personal use of the First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, based on her request and also described as falsehood, claims by Misau that the IGP doctored his retirement age. It argued 22

October 26, 2017 5:28 PM IGP exposed Buhari’s wife, others – Misau

This time, Senator Isa Hamma Misau has disclosed that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, was the mastermind of the leaked documents which exposed the President’s wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and not him. In a statement issued Thursday in Abuja, Senator Misau said that his comment on approval of two jeeps by the IGP for the president’s wife, was in reference 25

October 21, 2017 1:50 AM Asaba: Ah, Ibrahim Taiwo! – Emeka Obasi

Something got into the head of the Major. At 29, Ibrahim Adetunji Taiwo,was far away from his Ogbomosho ancestral home doing battle for Nigeria against Biafra. As an officer of the Second Division, the obstacle before him and other fighters was how to cross the River Niger and capture Onitsha. Between October 2 and October 7 1967, men became beasts and committed 46

October 20, 2017 7:49 AM PDP Chairmanship: Unending romance with military big wigs

Leading aspirants in the race to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship have demonstrated a common belief amongst political analysts that indeed, politics in the land still revolves round the cult personalities of retired military Generals. WITH the only exception of Chief Bode George, leading chairmanship aspirants had at one time or the other 28

October 20, 2017 3:49 AM Politics of attrition between APC’s Osun and Ondo

THE show of shame by persons from two states controlled by same ruling political party – the All Progressives Congress, APC – in the South-West region (Ondo and Osun) in the last few weeks was not only disturbing, unspeakable, but condemnable. Within the spate of three days, a serving Commissioner for Regional Integration in Osun State, Hon. Bola llori 34