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November 16, 2018 10:41 AM N13b road contract: Why EFCC is investigating Ayogu Eze – Enugu community

Unadu community in Igboeze South LGA of Enugu State has opened up on its case against Senator Ayogu Eze, the All Progressive Congress, APC, guber candidate in the state. The community had dragged Ayogu before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, claiming that funds meant for road project linking the community was diverted. In a chat with journalists 17

October 14, 2018 9:00 AM 2019: Shehu asks court to stop Makarfi, Hunkuyi from contesting PDP Kaduna North Senatorial ticket

Ahmad Rufai Shehu (Ubale), the only party member who obtained the nomination form for Kaduna North Senatorial District, has filed an application at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking to restrain the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from nominating any other candidate. Ex-Governor of Kaduna State 27

September 9, 2018 2:32 PM Alpa Beta N160bn scandal: EFCC must expose Lagos thieves – Bode George explodes

Chief Olabode George, leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, has reacted to the allegations of money laundering, fraud and tax evasion against Alpha Beta Consulting. The firm has exclusive right to collect taxes on behalf of Lagos State Government since 2002. Commenting on the matter, the former PDP Deputy National Chairman, said he hopes 29

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 27

August 8, 2018 1:24 PM Ekiti election: Tribunal allows PDP to serve petition on APC, Fayemi by pasting, courier service

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has granted the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, the leave to serve notice of petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressive Congress, APC’s John Kayode Fayemi 21

August 2, 2018 11:51 AM NFF Crisis: General Assembly Meets, Resolves Pending Issues

The General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF met on Thursday at the Edo Heritage Hotel in Benin City. The assembly led by the NFF President, Amaju Pinnnick discussed and resolved the lingering issues as it affects football administration in the country. 1. The NFF Extra Ordinary General Assembly (Congress) was convened pursuant to the provisions 44

August 2, 2018 10:43 AM Ghanaian president swears in new electoral commission chair– The Sun News

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has sworn into office a new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). He said it was the quality of their work that would reassure Ghanaians that the country’s democratic system of government would be properly nurtured by an electoral system that allowed the voices to be plainly and loudly heard. The swearing-in 25

August 2, 2018 7:29 AM Defection: Oyo Assembly Speaker removes opposition lawmakers from “juicy” positions

The Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Olagunju Ojo has reportedly reshuffled the House committees. DAILY POST learnt that the development saw members from the opposition parties and loyalists of the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Musa Abdulwasiu removed as chairmen of “juicy committees”. It was gathered that members of the opposition, especially those 23

August 1, 2018 6:36 PM Confusion in Kano over ‘resignation’ of Ganduje’s deputy, Abubakar

There was uncertainty in Kano on Wednesday over the purported resignation of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s deputy, Hafiz Abubakar. DAILY POST reports that speculations were rife in the afternoon that the academic and a Professor in Nutrition at Bayero University Kano, had decided to leave office. Abubakar has been under pressure from the governor’s loyalists 30

July 28, 2018 5:17 PM Rights activist reports Delta court officials to ICPC for ‘demanding N500,000 bribe’

Child rights activist, Comrade Ighorhiowhunu Aghogho has told the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, that some officials of the Delta State Customary Court of Appeal allegedly demanded the sum of N500,000 bribe “orally” from him, to transfer a case between him and one Engr. Odeseneka Gabriel from the Customary 25