Editorial

Fayose to release N122.3m for projects in 14 communities tomorrow

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose will present cheques worth N122.3 million to 14 communities in the State for the various projects under the Ekiti State Community and Social Development Agency (EKCSDA) on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.   According to a statement by his Special Assistaant on Public Communications, Mr Lere Olayinka, the Governor will also launch the ...

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Fayose to Ekiti PDP members: ‘allow me consult God for choice of my successor’

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has cautioned Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful in the state against sowing seeds of discord amongst aspirants and leadership of the party. A statement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, on Tuesday quoted the governor as sounding the note of warning during a meeting on Monday, at ...

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Isiaka Adeleke And The Cult Of Hypocrites

By abiodun KOMOLAFE Though it is difficult to believe that Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke has gone to be with his Maker, the truth, if we must admit, is that the former governor of Osun State and two-term Nigerian senator is gone forever and will be sorely missed! In a similar development, while the family’s rejection of the autopsy report conducted on his ...

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LAGOS @50

    No doubt, that the whole city is agog and every single person can attest that Lagos is in a joyous, celebratory mood of its landmark anniversary. As a home for all and sundry, the golden jubilee anniversary of Lagos is pertinent to all.

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Jibrin Slams N1bn Damages Suit against Reps over his Suspension

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Embattled Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House. Jibrin filed the suit at the Federal High Abuja on Friday shortly after he withdrew the one of Aug. 9 challenging plans to stop his suspension, The former chairman of appropriation committee is ...

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Make Fairness and Objectivity Your Watchword, Ambode Charges Nigerian Editors

….commissions Editors’ House in Lagos By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday urged the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) to continue to ensure fair and objective reportage of national issues that would promote socio-economic development and national cohesion. The Governor who spoke at the commissioning of Editors House, located at 24 Mojidi Street, Ikeja, said the ...

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Dogara Tasks Media on Professionalism

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara on Tuesday in Abuja charged the media to demonstrate high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties. Dogara, who made the call at the inauguration of the House of Representatives Media Centre, said that adhering to high ethical standard was crucial in improving the country’s democracy. While charging ...

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FG Constitutes Special Prosecutors to File Corruption Charges Against 31 Ex-Governors

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The special prosecutors were pooled together by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami.   The Federal Government is reportedly planning to file fraud charges against some former governors before the end of October. According to Punch, the newly set up National Prosecution Coordination Committee (NAPCC) and some special ...

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Biafra: Judge Disqualifies Self From Kanu’s Case

Justice John Tsoho, the trial judge in the case of Nnamdi Kanu, has returned the case file to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta for reassignment. Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOD) with his co-accused, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi, are facing a six-count charge of treasonable felony brought against them by ...

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Tinubu Quits as APC National leader, Says he can’t be a Leader in a party that treats Justice with Indecency, Demands Oyegun’s Resignation

Press Statement September 25, 2016 All Progressives Congress, APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has demanded the resignation of the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun who he claimed Sunday had derailed from the path of progressives. In a stinking statement signed by the head of his media office, Mr. Sunday Darenand made available to newsmen on ...

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