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December 9, 2018 4:01 PM 2019: Imo Speaker, Acho Ihim emerges Uche Nwosu’s running mate, vows to defeat Uzodinma, Araraume, others

Acho Ihim, the Speaker of Imo state of House of Assembly, has been picked as the deputy governorship candidate of Action Alliance, AA, in the state. The speaker will deputized the AA governorship candidate and Governor Rochas Okorocha’s in-law, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu. Recall that Nwosu alongside 18 members of Imo House of Assembly denounced their membership 16

December 9, 2018 3:30 PM 2019: Why gathering of politicians against Buhari is divine – Keyamo

Spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has suggested that it was the will of God that some bigwigs of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, dumped the party and President Muhammadu Buhari. According to him, it was divinely designed that most politicians Nigerians have been complaining about are now converged 15

December 9, 2018 11:36 AM Senator Ahmed Aruwa is dead

Former Senator who represented Kaduna Central from 1999 – 2007, Ahmed Aruwa is dead. According to Daily Trust, the former Senator died around 4:30 am at a private hospital in Barnawa Kaduna State. Confirming the death, a brother to the deceased, Suleiman Kuta said his funeral prayer would take place at Sultan Bello Mosque Kaduna. Kuta said the deceased 14

December 9, 2018 10:08 AM 2019: Osinbajo, Atiku, Jonathan meet [PHOTOS]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN his wif,e Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, yesterday, met with former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The politicians met at the Interdenominational commendation service of Madam Goldcoast Dickson Mama Gogo, mother of the Gov. Seriake 16

December 9, 2018 5:38 AM Iyalode of Ibadanland, Aminat Abiodun, is dead

Sources at her family compound in Idi- Arere area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and her Bodija residence, said she died in the early hours of Saturday. As Iyalode, she is the representative of women in the Olubadan-in-council which has 13 including 11 High Chiefs, the Olubadan who is the head and Iyalode who represents the female folk. During her lifetime 18

December 8, 2018 3:58 PM 2019: APC speaks on Tinubu’s ‘refusal’ to lead its campaign council

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to claims that a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bolaji Tinubu, has refused to chair the campaign council of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. Reports emerged during the week in some national dailies that the former Lagos State Governor rejected to serve the party in that capacity 17

December 8, 2018 10:54 AM Buhari approves appointments of nine Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita. The list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Dr. Bakari Wadinga 21

December 8, 2018 6:24 AM Buhari approves NYSC, Law school for National Open University graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. With the assent, graduates of the NOUN can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School. Presidential Assistant on National Assembly 21

December 7, 2018 8:25 PM Why Buhari should not be taken seriously- Atiku reacts to refusal to assent Electoral Amendment Bill

This was disclosed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang. Addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Enang refused to state Buhari’s reasons for his action. Atiku on his Twitter page, urged Nigerians not to take President Buhari assurance of a free and fair 2019 election 19

December 7, 2018 5:52 PM Fire guts Forte Oil station at Lagos Airport

There was confusion on Friday afternoon at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a fire outbreak at the Forte Oil Petrol Station. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inferno, which started around 2.10 pm saw, people running for safety thereby causing vehicular traffic jam on the roads within the airport. The spokesperson for the Lagos 24