Ohanaeze Reveals Plans To Meet Tinubu Over Nnamdi Kanu’s Release

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has disclosed its plan to meet with President Bola Tinubu to canvass for the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Ohanaeze President, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, said this on Saturday during a courtesy visit to the leadership of the Supreme Council of […]

Tinubu To Preside Over FEC Meeting Today

President Bola Tinubu will this morning preside over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Announcing this on Sunday, Minister of Finance, Wale Edun said the 2024 budget and the proposed one-point-five-billion-dollars ($1.5bn) loan request from the World Bank will top the meeting’s agenda. Nigeria is seeking the $1.5bn World Bank loan to support […]

Tinubu To Swear in New Ministers Today

President Bola Tinubu will today (Monday) swear in three additional ministers into his 48-person cabinet. Three new ministers will be sworn into office at the Council Chamber of the State House before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council meeting. Monday’s FEC meeting is the second since Tinubu’s inauguration as President on May 29. It […]

What I Want To Be Remembered For – Minister Tunji Ojo

Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said he would not want to be remembered for easing the international passport issuance processes but for securing the nation’s borders against external aggressors and movements of arms. Mr Tunji-Ojo said this at the weekend when he was hosted by his friends and old schoolmates at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), […]

Ganduje Vows To Protect APC’s Mandate in Nasarawa

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, vowed to protect the mandate of the party in Nasarawa State. Ganduje made the vow when speaking at a grand reception organised in honour of the Nasarawa State chairman of the party, Hon. Aliyu Bello, in Lafia, stressing that the party won […]

I Apologise For Ever Supporting Buhari – Dele Momodu

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu, has apologised for supporting former President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 to become the Nigerian leader. Momodu,  the Publisher of Ovation Magazine, gave the apology while reacting to a post by an X user @meethassan_ who had said the PDP chieftain and some highly placed people and […]

Shettima To Represent Tinubu At Third Belt, Road Forum In China

The Vice President, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday departed Nigeria to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 3rd Belt and Road Initiative Forum in Beijing, China, holding from October 16 to 18. This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday by Mr Stanley Nkwocha, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Communications (Office […]

We’ll Upload Kogi, Imo, Bayelsa Election Results On IReV, REC Maintains

The Bayelsa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Obo Effanga maintains that polling unit results will be uploaded on the INEC Result Viewing Portal (IReV) for the Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo governorship polls.  While the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu had reportedly said results won’t be uploaded on the IReV, Effanga maintained […]

Reps Candidate Denies Filing Petition Against Deputy Speaker Of House Of Reps

Mr Ifeanyi Igbokwe, Action Alliance (AA) candidate for Bende Federal Constituency of Abia in the Feb. 25, National Assembly elections has denied taking Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu to the tribunal. Igbokwe told a news conference in Abuja on Sunday that those shopping for a court judgment against Kalu were impersonating him. […]

Match Day Three Results In 2023/2024 NPFL

 Following are the results of Match Day 3 fixtures played on Sunday in the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL): Enyimba International FC 3-2 Akwa United FC Bayelsa United FC 1-2 Remo Stars FC Shooting Stars FC 2-1 Gombe United FC Sporting Lagos FC 0-0 Doma United FC Abia Warriors FC 1-0 Kano Pillars FC […]

Netanyahu Meets Relatives Of Hostages Taken By Hamas

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met for the first time with representatives of the relatives of the hostages taken last wekend by the Palestinian militant organisation Hamas, Israeli media reported on Sunday. There were no details about the meeting at first. On Oct. 7, Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, massacred Israeli civilians in […]

LASG Seals Hospital For Transfusing Patients With Unscreened Blood

The Lagos State Government has shut a private hospital at Ago-Okota in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area, for collecting and transfusing unscreened and unlabelled blood to unsuspecting patients. Dr Bodunrin Osikomaiya, the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service (LSBTS), said this in a statement signed by Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, Director, Public Affairs, state Ministry of Health, […]

FG Sets New Delivery Date For Lagos-Ibadan Road

The Federal Government on Friday said the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be delivered by November, years after reconstruction commenced on the ever-busy route. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, the Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, identified funding as a major challenge facing the project, assuring that his ministry will approach President Bola Tinubu for […]

Jandor Files 34 Grounds Of Appeal Against Sanwo-Olu’s Victory

The Governorship Candidate of PDP in Lagos State, Dr Abdulazeez Adediran (a.k.a. Jandor),  has filed an appeal  to challenge the judgment of Lagos State Election Petition Tribunal which upheld the re-election of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He filed the appeal before the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal. Adediran filed the suit together with his party, […]

Tinubu appoints Onanuga, Yakubu as SA, SSA

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr Bayo Onanuga, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as Special Adviser on Information and Strategy. This is contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity,Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday in Abuja. The president also […]

Kano Govt Weds 3,600 Couples

The Kano State Government on Friday  conducted a mass wedding of 3,600 men and women across the 44 local government areas of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the wedding Fatihah was conducted at the palace of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Bayero, on Friday. The beneficiaries, who were mainly […]

APC Postpones Bayelsa Governorship Campaign Flag-Off

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has postponed the flag-off of its Bayelsa Governorship Campaign earlier scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, in Yenagoa. Mr Felix Morka, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. He said that a new date would be communicated to the public in due course. The […]

Why Fani-Kayode Is Quiet On Tinubu’s Certificate Saga – Dele Momodu

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu, has said former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, is quiet on the certificate controversy of President Bola Tinubu because he cannot defend the forgery allegation. Recall that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar had accused Tinubu of forging his Chicago State University (CSU) certificate submitted to the […]

Guber Poll: 1.9m Voters To Participate In Kogi Election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says a total of one million, nine hundred and thirty-two thousand, six hundred and fifty four, (1,932,654) registered voters are expected to take part in the November 11th Governorship election in Kogi State. Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of Kogi State, Gabriel Longpet stated this at the presentation of […]