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December 10, 2017 10:11 AM PDP: What happened to me during party’s convention – Olisa Metuh

Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dismissed reports that he was barred from accessing the VIP stand during the party’s national convention. Metuh described reports claiming he was barred as false, stressing that there was no reason for such. In a statement by his media aide, Richard Ihediwa, Metuh 15

December 10, 2017 6:30 AM People with disabilities accuse Gov Ayade of sidelining them

People Living with Disabilities (PLwDS), Cross River State chapter, have alleged that they are being neglected by Governor Ben Ayade. The group alleged that Governor Ayade refused to release funds to mark the 2017 International Day of Persons Living with Disabilities. “Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has sidelined the Persons Living with Disabilities 15

December 9, 2017 9:03 AM 19 military officers receive AFWC Fellowship

19 Officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces, on Friday, at the Officers Mess of the Nigeria Air Force Base, Makurdi, Benue State, were conferred with the Fellowship of Air Force War College Nigeria (AFWC). The 19 comprised 16 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officers (11 Group Captains and five Wing Commanders), two Commanders from Nigerian Navy and one Colonel 18

December 8, 2017 5:18 PM BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Edo lawmaker, orders refund of salaries

The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked Hon. Sunday Aghedo of the All Progressive Congress, APC, from the Edo State House of Assembly. Aghedo, who represented Ovia South West constituency, was ordered by the apex court to within 90 days, refund all salaries and allowances he collected from the Edo State House of Assembly from May 2015, till date. In a unanimous 20

December 8, 2017 1:15 PM We are working to secure release of kidnapped PDP Chairman, Sango – Governor Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau, has condemned the kidnap of former Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Damishi Sango, describing it as an act of inhumanity. DAILY POST reports that the ex-minister was kidnapped on Wednesday by unknown gunmen alongside his son, driver and a prominent chieftain of the PDP in Plateau 19

December 8, 2017 10:52 AM Man in prison for raping 11 year-old girl in Warri

The Magistrate Court (5) Sitting in Warri, Delta State has remanded a forty-year-old man, Joseph Obiajulu in prison custody for allegedly raping an eleven-year-old girl, Miss Chiamaka Chima, DAILY POST can report. The Court presided over by Magistrate Evelyn Ehwrudje adjourned the case to 31st of January 2018 for hearing. Joseph Obiajulu was alleged 18

December 8, 2017 10:22 AM Ambode presents 2018 Budget to Lagos Assembly Monday

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the state House of Assembly for approval, on Monday. A statement by Ms Bose Lambo, Director, Public Affairs of the Assembly, said the presentation would commence at 11:00a.m. and urged guests to be punctual. “This is to inform the general public that His Excellency 17

December 8, 2017 9:30 AM PENGASSAN Threatens Nationwide Strike — OsunDefender

One of Nigeria’s two main oil unions has threatened to launch a nationwide strike from December 18 over what it described as a “mass sacking of workers that joined the union.” If the government fails to force the management of domestic oil and gas companies and marginal field operators to recall laid-off union members, its workers will go on strike 21

December 8, 2017 8:42 AM Muslims Stage Massive Protest Against Trump’s Jerusalem Plan — OsunDefender

Thousands of protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia joined rallies on Friday to condemn Washington’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as authorities tightened security outside U.S. embassies. Leaders in both Asian countries have joined a global chorus of voices condemning U.S. President Donald Trump’s move. Several thousand 22

December 8, 2017 6:30 AM Jerusalem: Palestines clash with Israel forces over Trump’s recognition [VIDEO]

Thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets of Jerusalem, to protest against US President, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision condemned by world leaders has escalated into protest around the country. Palestinian protesters gathered at the central Al Manara square in Ramallah and West bank where they clashed 14