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July 17, 2018 3:55 AM Suspected killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter remanded– The Sun News

An Ondo State Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, yesterday, ordered Seidu Adeyemi, the suspected killer of Khadijat Oluboyo, daughter of former deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, to be remanded in prison custody. Khadijat, a final year student of the Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA), Akugba-Akoko, was found dead inside 16

July 16, 2018 5:31 PM Ekiti Election: PDP speaks on donating N5bn to Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, has debunked allegations by the All Progressive Congress (APC), that Governor Udom Emmanuel sent a whopping N5billion to Ekiti state, in the just concluded governorship election. The APC chairman in the state, Ini Okopido, had in a statement over the weekend, alleged that the Governor, who chaired 21

July 16, 2018 4:29 PM Rauf Aregbesola congratulates Fayemi –

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has congratulated the Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on his victory at the Saturday State election in the state. In a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr Sola Fasure, in Osogbo yesterday,Rauf Aregbesola described the win as a hard fought and won battle that has brought liberation to the people of the state 18

July 16, 2018 4:16 PM Reno Omokri reacts to Gov. Ortom’s dumping of APC

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom’s quitting of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ortom stated this while swearing in the newly appointed Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jerome Torshimbe, disclosing that the APC had given him ‘red card’ to quit the party 16

July 16, 2018 4:12 PM MOSOP urges Buhari to end military occupation in Ogoni –

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), has condemned the activities of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end military occupation of Ogoni farmlands. MOSOP also condemned alleged continual violation of the rights of the Ogoni people by Nigerian soldiers attached to the Shell, insisting 20

July 16, 2018 12:10 PM Osun guber: APC suspends state chairman, secretary

As the July 19 primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Osun governorship election draw near, there is palpable tension in the party as 11 out of 16 members of the State Working Committee, SWC, have passed a vote of no confidence on the Chairman, Prince Gboyega Famodun, and the Secretary, Alhaji Rasak Salinsile. Addressing newsmen in Osogbo 16

July 16, 2018 12:05 PM 2019: Atiku begins nationwide tour, set mega declaration for July 21st– The Sun News

Former vice-president and leading presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will be commencing a consultation and familiarization tour across the country beginning from July 16, 2018 ahead of the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former number two citizen will begin with a scheduled visit to Gombe State on Monday then proceed 17

July 16, 2018 5:17 AM Ekiti Election: Why we lost election – SDP

A former Minister of Education and chieftain of the Social Democratic Party, Prof Tunde Adeniran, has said his party lost in the governorship election in Ekiti State because the party did not buy votes. According to him, the SDP candidate, Akin Ayegbusi, would have won the election if the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party 17

July 16, 2018 1:31 AM Communities lack basic facilities for human survival

The District Governor of Rotary International, District 9125, Elvis Chukwu, has lamented that most rural communities in Nigeria lack basic facilities for human survival. He said Rotary International had been working tirelessly to put a smile on hapless communities and vulnerable persons in the country, particularly displaced victims of herdsmen attacks 16

July 15, 2018 3:15 PM Ekiti election: EFCC deletes tweet threatening to arrest Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Sunday declared that the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose would be arrested. It said Fayose would be picked up after he loses his immunity. The Governor’s term in office expires on October 15, 2018. The agency tweeted the threat a few hours after candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s 20