Friday, November 22, 2019

Afenifere has asked Osinbajo to resign as Vice President

The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere has charged the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to resign his position, following reports of his office been undermined. Afenifere said Osinbajo should do exactly like the former Chief of Staff to ex-Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe who stepped down after certain decisions were taken without his...

PDP rep challenges Fashola to a 90-day tour over claim that roads are not so bad

A member of the house of representatives from Osun state, Bamidele Salam has challenged Babatunde Fashola, minister of works, to a 90-day tour on Nigerian roads. Salam, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), threw the challenge while reacting to Fashola’s claim that Nigerian roads are “not as bad as portrayed.” The minister had said:...

Maina arrives in court in wheelchair

A former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina arrived at the federal high court in Abuja in a wheelchair. He was wheeled into the court by two prison wardens. The court is expected to rule on his application for bail on Thursday. Maina is standing trial on 12 counts of money laundering. He...

NiMet Predicts Dry Weather For Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted a stable atmosphere with dry conditions over the Northern region and some parts of central states on Thursday. NiMet’s weather outlook on Wednesday in Abuja, however, forecast prospects of thunderstorms over the central and southern region within the forecast period. The agency predicted sunny condition over Northern states throughout...

We Should Track Phone Conversations Between Kidnappers And Victims’ Families – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked security agents to come up with a plan on how to monitor conversations between kidnappers and families of victims.  During plenary on Wednesday, Senator Lawan decried the increasing rate of Kidnappings in Nigeria, noting that security agencies must find a way to track phone conversations between kidnappers...

How NASS, Executive Are Collaborating To Tackle Insecurity – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly and the Executive are collaborating on the best ways to tackle the issue of kidnapping and insecurity in the country. Lawan was quoted to have said this in a statement by the Special Assistant (Press) to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo on...

Appeal Court Sacks Senate Spokesman, Adeyeye Affirms Olujimi

The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has nullified the election of spokesman of the Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye. The Appellate Court subsequently upheld the tribunal judgment which declared Senator Biodun Olujimi and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election held on February 23. The Independent National...

Address Me As ‘Mr Governor’ – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has asked Lagosians to address him simply as ‘Mr Governor’, saying only God is the ‘Most Excellent’. Governor Sanwo-Olu in a signed statement said that the title ‘His Excellency’ has been seen as a symbol of authoritarian disposition, disregarding the reason to serve the electorate. He also explained that the new...

FRSC Official, One Other Killed As Car Rams Into Patrol Vehicle

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and a yet-to-be-identified man have been killed by a vehicle in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. A statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said that a team of FRSC officials who were assigned to monitor and control traffic was approached by a truck...

Sowore’s Trial: My Clients Have Fulfilled Bail Conditions, Will Be Freed Soon – Falana

The Lawyer representing the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, says his clients have met the bail conditions imposed on them with regards to the charges of treasonable felony preferred against them by the Federal Government. Mr Femi Falana, who is their lawyer, says the defendants would be...

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