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September 16, 2018 4:48 PM Deputy Speaker, Lasun speaks on dumping APC for PDP

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Sulaimon Lasun Yusuff, on Sunday dismissed report that he had defected from the ruling All Progressives Party (APC), to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Lasun in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Wole Oladimeji‎, and made available to newsmen in Abuja, described the alleged defection 20

September 16, 2018 5:43 AM Okorocha appoints new SSG, Commissioners

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has appointed a new Secretary to the Government. Chief Mark Uchendu has emerged as the new SSG, replacing Sir George Eche who resigned some days ago. The governor also appointed Messrs Kenneth Chid Ejiogu as Chief of Staff Government House, Chukwuemeka Valentine Duru, Principal Secretary to the Governor, and Mr. Victor 21

September 15, 2018 5:18 PM OPC leader, Gani Adams loses father

The death has been announced of Pa Lamidi Adams, father of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Otunba Gani Adams. Pa Adams passed away in the early hours of Saturday in a private hospital in Lagos at the age of 80. This was confirmed in a statement personally signed by Gani Adams and made available to newsmen in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The statement 19

September 15, 2018 6:09 AM Dogara: What we are doing to stop Speaker’s impeachment – Lawmakers

Lawmakers under the aegis of Parliamentary Democrats Group, PDG, has raised the alarm over plans to impeach Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, after receiving the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form. Spokesperson of the PDG, Mr. Timothy Golu, in a statement on Friday, warned that any move to impeach Dogara would be met with utmost 25

September 15, 2018 6:01 AM El-Rufai makes new appointment

Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-rufai has approved the appointment of AIG Mohammed Murtala Abbass as Special Adviser in Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki. This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday and signed by the Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity. According to the statement 20

September 13, 2018 3:32 PM EPL: Arsenal provides latest injury updates ahead of Newcastle clash

Arsenal has provided injury update on some of their players ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle United on Saturday. The Gunners announced the update in a statement on Thursday through their official website that the likes of Kolasinac, Jenkinson, Koscielny and Maitland-Niles won’t be ready for the game against Newcastle due to injuries 23

September 13, 2018 2:12 PM MASSOB reacts to IPOB’s sit-at-home order, speaks on relationship with group

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Thursday, said it was not involved in any brawl with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, over its call for a sit-at-home on Friday, September 14. The denial came after one Kenneth Okwudili, who reportedly spoke for Nsukka zone (Enugu North) of MASSOB, had distanced 22

September 13, 2018 2:05 PM Why Abuja Airport was shut down – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has explained why the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja was shut down on Thursday morning. In a statement by Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, on Thursday disclosed that the airport was closed following an incident involving a Gulfstream four aircraft being operated 22

September 13, 2018 10:32 AM Police arrest suspect involved in alleged murder of Enugu monarch

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested one of the suspects allegedly involved in the murder of Igwe Stephen Nwatu, the traditional ruler of Ogbozinne community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman of the Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Enugu. Amaraizu said the suspect, “believed to have participated 23

September 13, 2018 5:49 AM APC speaks on Fayose’s offer to submit to EFCC, plans to leave Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State on Wednesday described the offer by the outgoing governor, Ayodele Fayose to voluntarily surrender himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as suspicious and diversionary. However, reacting, APC in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun insisted that the outgoing 20