Use governors’ security votes to fund military, says CISLAC…

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called for security reform in the country, lamenting the poor use of security votes by state governors. The post Use governors’ security votes to fund military, says CISLAC appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

ONDO 2020: Sanwo-Olu heads 104-member APC National Campaign council for...

Tribune Online ONDO 2020: Sanwo-Olu heads 104-member APC National Campaign council for Akeredolu’s election Ahead October governorship election in Ondo State, Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been announced as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council. Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, will serve as Deputy Chairman and Mr Mustapha Salihu…

INEC heads to Supreme Court over conflicting court orders on...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to approach the Supreme Court over a Court of Appeal judgment reinstating 23 deregistered political parties in Nigeria. A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday overturned a ruling by a lower court affirming the de-registration of 74 political parties by INEC. The electoral body…

PDP gives Gbajabiamila seven days to declare Dogara's seat vacant…

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to declare Yakubu Dogara’s seat vacant in seven days or they proceed to legal action. The former Speaker, Dogara had on July 24 defected from PDP to the All Progressives Congress. But in a copy of the letter made…

Ondo deputy governor Ajayi dumps PDP after 50 days…

Ondo State deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, has resigned his membership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ajayi announced his resignation from the party he joined June 21 – 50 days ago – in a statement by his media aide Allen Sowore. The deputy governor said his decision to resign was as a result of the…

Catholic Priest Urges Nigerians To Occupy Aso Rock, National Assembly...

Rev. Fr John Chinenye Oluoma A priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, Rev. Fr John Chinenye Oluoma, has called on Nigerians to come together to organise a mass protest to occupy Aso Rock and National Assembly over corruption, poverty, insecurity and bad governance in the country. He disclosed this in a video obtained by…

Fayose blasts Obasanjo over comments about Buruji…

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has condemned former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo for his comment about late Buruji Kashamu. Kashamu, a former Ogun senator and Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, died on Saturday after battling with COVID-19 for more than two weeks at the First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Lagos Obasanjo, in his condolence message…

Flurry of activities in Benin Airport as APC national leaders,...

Benin Airport recorded a large turnout of dignitaries and supporters of the All Progressives Congress as leadership of the party from across the country converged for the gubernatorial campaign flag off of the Edo State Governorship Candidate Pastor Osagie Ize -Iyamu and his Deputy Mallam Gani Audu.   Kingsley Uchegbu has details   www.itvradionigeria. The…

Buhari's endorsement of Ize-Iyamu wrong, group says…

An anti-corruption group wants President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his endorsement of Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Candidates in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State. Kick Corruption Out of Nigeria petitio to President Buhari came less than 24 hours after he endorsed Ize-Iyamu. The group said Buhari’s endorsement…

National Gas Transportation Network Code to go-live Monday

Derefaka, Technical Adviser,  Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday Derefaka, also Programme Manager, Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP), said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos that the move was to deepen gas utilisation in Nigeria….

US expresses concern over 'deteriorating political climate' in Edo…

The United States government has expressed fears over allegations of interference by security forces in Edo State politics. In a statement issued Friday through its Embassy in Nigeria, the U.S government said it is concerned about reports of the deteriorating political climate in Edo State and is disappointed with the role played by some political…

Ize-Iyamu denies involvement in Edo Assembly crisis…

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State Osagie Ize-Iyamu said he is no hand in the ongoing leadership crisis of the Edo State House of Assembly. Ize-Iyamu, while speaking to journalist after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, said claims that he organised the usurping of the Edo…