Appointment of New Service Chiefs Late But…- PDP…

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the appointment of new service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari as rather late in the day. In a Tuesday statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the presidency announced that Major-General Leo Irabor replaced General Abayomi Olonisakin as Chief of Defence…

COVID-19: NLC to Pursue Insurance Cover for Health Workers…

  The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), says it will work with the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), to follow up insurance cover for health workers that died of COVID-19. President of NLC, Mr Ayuba Wabba, made the pledge at a Five-day 7th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of NANNM, in Abuja on Tuesday….

“Babafemi Ojudu lied” – Igboho denies cutting deal with Tinubu…

Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho says he did not sign any deal with any politician to disrupt the Ekiti State governorship rerun election in 2009 as claimed by a presidential aide, Babafemi Ojudu. Ojudu on Monday shared an essay via his Facebook claiming that Igboho was contracted as a thug by opposition politicians to disrupt…

Ned Nwoko Counts Down To His Moroccan Wife’s 30th Birthday…

Nigerian billionaire, Ned Nwoko has taken to social media to celebrate his Moroccan wife as her 30th birthday draws nearer. Taking to Instagram, the politician with seven wives emphasized how fast time flies as he is surprised that she is going to be 30 already. Read also: Reno Omokri shades men with six-pack after Regina…

Joe Biden Overturns Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban…

US President, Joe Biden has reversed Donald Trump’s ban on transgender troops serving in the military. The White House announced the new executive order, which fulfills Biden’s campaign promise to undo Trump’s transphobic policy. “President Biden believes that gender identity should not be a bar to military service, and that America’s strength is found in…

The Sunday Igboho I Knew – By Babafemi Ojudu…

It was in 2009. The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin ordered a rerun in a number of polling units in the election between Segun Oni of PDP and Dr Kayode Fayemi of ACN. Oni had in the main election and the election petition tribunal that followed been declared winner of the gubernatorial contest. Our party,…

2023: I’ve not told anyone I’m contesting for president –...

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has distanced himself from campaign posters of his purported 2023 presidential ambition. The governor made the clarification after campaign posters surfaced on major streets of Abuja about his interest in the nation’s highest office. In a Monday statement signed by Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, the…

Stop hating Fulani to spite Buhari – Presidential aide tells...

Lauretta Onochie, Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari says that a lot of hatred is directed at the Fulani ethnic group as a way of getting back at the president. In a series of tweets on Monday, she said that there was no tribe without bad eggs, noting that criminalising the…

2023: I’m not seeking presidency – Ortom…

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has denied nursing a presidential ambition in 2023. The governor made the clarification in a terse statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase on Monday. Ortom, who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, spoke after some supporters took to social media to call on him to…

Sen. Abiru Reacts on Involvement in LASU VC Selection Process…

  Sen. Adetokunbo Abiru (APC-Lagos East) has said he has no hand in the cancellation of the Lagos State University (LASU) Vice Chancellor Selection Process ordered recently by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Abiru said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos that his attention had been drawn to a viral video on the decision of Sanwo-Olu…

Sanction APC leaders for corruption, assault on democracy – PDP...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged US President Joe Biden to impose firm sanctions on leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and officials of the Buhari administration involved in acts of corruption, patronising of terrorists, and undermining Nigeria’s democracy. It said that such sanctions must be extended to the administration’s enablers in the…