PDP fight gets messier as Wike asks court to remove Atiku as presidential candidate

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has asked a court to declare him the winner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) primary election and sack Atiku Abubakar from being the presidential candidate. Wike and a PDP chieftain, Newgent Ekamon also sued Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; and the PDP over the conduct of the presidential primary […]

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Akeredolu promises to reorganise Owena Press into corporation, vows to pay workers’ gratuities

Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State Council, Prince Leke Adegbite, receiving a gift from Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu during the union’s courtesy visit to the Governor in AkurePhoto: Peter Oluwadare Ondo State Governor Oluwrotimi Akeredolu has assured that his administration would reorganise the state owned newspaper, The Hope, into a Corporation like Ondo State […]

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Beyonce pens heartfelt message to Madonna to celebrate ‘Break my soul’ remix

Beyoncé has penned her appreciation to Madonna for collaborating on “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix)” off her latest album “Renaissance.” Madonna, took to her Instagram Story on Tuesday, August 8, to share the heartfelt note the “Halo” singer, sent her along with a bouquet of flowers. The message read “Thank you, Queen. I’m so […]

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Governors have no justification to challenge $418m deduction – Malami

Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says state governors have no justification to challenge the $418 million deductions from the Paris Club refund paid to consultants they hired. According to him, the noise making arising from the Governors Forum is not only unjustified, but “a clear case of absence […]

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Osun APC faction blames Oyetola, party chairman for guber loss

Aregbesola’s loyalists deny voting for Adeleke A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State loyal to the Minister of Interior and former governor of the state, Rauf Aregbesola, has refuted a report that aggrieved members of the party voted against Governor Gboyega Oyetola in the July 16 governorship election. Rather, the faction […]

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Train Attack: Buhari receives victims’ families, assures safe return of abductees

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government is doing everything within its powers to ensure the safe return of the remaining abducted passengers of ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train. Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s media aide, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said Buhari gave the assurance when he met with representatives of victims of Kaduna […]

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Over 120 million youths to watch Tiwa Savage’s London performance free

As the final leg of Tiwa Savage’s Water and Garri live performance comes up this Saturday at London’s O2 Brixton Academy Arena, the artist has promised her numerous fans that the show would be streamed live and at no cost. Her promoters have disclosed that the show would be viewed by over 120 million Airtel […]

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Don’t drag Pope into local politics, Catholic group warns Lalong

A group, Concerned Catholics in Nigeria has cautioned Plateau State governor, and Director-General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, Simon Lalong against dragging Pope Francis and the Catholic Church into local politics in Nigeria. The organisation was reacting to the comment made by Lalong on Wednesday tha he was yet to receive any […]

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Obasanjo urges Nigerians to make right choice during 2023 election

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday urged Nigerians to make the right choice during the 2023 general elections. He warned that making the wrong choice in the election may hurt the nation. Speaking as the special guest of honour at the Wilson Badejo Foundation’s 15th annual lecture with the theme, ‘Overcoming the twin challenge of […]

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