Politics

Buhari phoned me from London over my wife’s death, says Dalung

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with him on the death of his wife, Briskila.

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Anambra slams N9m on guber aspirants to past posters ahead of poll

By Okechukwu Ike, Awka Anambra Government has stated that governorship aspirants jostling for the state’s chief executive are to pay N9million to government coffers to be able to past their campaign posters or risk prosecution.

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Ex-Lagos Assembly member, Femi Durosinmi dies

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Femi Durosinmi has passed on. The deceased was a member of the Assembly between 1999 and 2003. He was also an elected chairman of Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area until recently. Details of the circumstances leading to his death were yet to be ascertained as ...

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Ize-Iyamu, others testify at Edo governorship election tribunal

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in last September’s governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has testified at the Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.

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APC seeks EFCC probe into Ondo Assembly finances

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the leadership crisis rocking state’s House of Assembly with a call on the anti-graft agency, the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) to institute probe into the finances of the Assembly.

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Police avert clash by members over speakership tussle, seal Ondo Assembly

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly on Monday morning took a turn for the worse as men of the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force sealed up the Assembly premises to avert clash by members over the crisis of leadership rocking the assembly.

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We must ensure justice in murder of Saro-Wiwa, others – group

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt A group, Ken Saro-Wiwa Associates, in the Niger Delta region has insisted that it must ensure that justice is established in the murder of the Ogoni environmental activists, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and eight others.

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Former Ekiti Assembly Majority Leader, Afuye joins governorship race

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti A former Majority Leader of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, has declared his intention to run for the governorship seat in 2018 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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‘Akeredolu will deliver as Ondo governor,’ says APC spokesman

By Samuel Faleye. Akure The Publicity Secretary of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Omoba Abayomi Adesanya has said the incoming administration of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will harness the naturally endowed resources in the state to better the lots of the people.

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Reps threaten to arrest Emefiele, AGF over sale of oil blocs

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Members of the Federal House of Representatives have threatened to issue warrant of arrest on the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele and the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris over oil licenses.

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