You can’t abet Kashamu alive, attack him in death –...

Foremost human rights lawyer, Femi Falana SAN has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was being hypocritical in his condolence message on the death of late Senator Buruji Kashamu. Falana said that Obasanjo aided and abetted Kashamu during his life and turned around to attack him in the grave. Recall that Kashamu, the PDP candidate for…

Gbajabiamila Advocates More Youth Participation In Politics…

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation’s youth. He said this while delivering a keynote address at a webinar for the commemoration of this year’s International Youth Day, organised by the Office of…

JUST IN: DSS Frees Obadiah Mailafia…

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released former presidential candidate, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia. It was gathered that the DSS quizzed Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for more than seven hours before he was released. He had earlier been invited by the secret police over some claims he…

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Defends Saudi Arms Sales Following...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the country did everything by the book in regards to arms sales to Saudi Arabia in 2019 after a government watchdog found the risk of civilian casualties in Yemen was not fully evaluated. SEE ALSO: Edo 2020: Why I chose Shaibu as my running mate –…

Goodluck Jonathan withdraws case against LAUTECH student who created his...

A final year student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) who created a parody account for former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has regained freedom after spending 82 days in an Abuja police cell. 2019 Presidential Candidate and Convener of #RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore made the announcement on his Twitter account. According to…

Oshiomhole’s aide joins Obaseki’s camp, backs re-election bid with N5m…

Mr. Andrew Momodo, a former aide of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has left the camp of the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support Governor Godwin Obaseki. He also backed the governor’s re-election bid with N5 million. Meanwhile, Obaseki and the his deputy, Phillip Shaibu have been conferred with chieftaincy titles by…

Annie Idibia Blows Hot Over Old Cancer Campaign Used Against...

Fame and stardom comes with its pros and cons, and for Nollywood Actress Anne Idibia, the case is no different. It came as a rude shock for the wife of music legend, 2Face Idibia when she caught wind of a report alleging that she is suffering from cancer and needs urgent prayers.     The…

Obaseki’s Administration banned from defaming Oshiomhole, Okunbo in any publication…

An FCT High Court on Tuesday restrained the Edo government from publishing any defamatory materials against businessman, Capt. Idahosa  Okunbo and former National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. Justice Suleiman Belgore (vacation judge) granted the order  following an exparte application filled by Okunbo and the Edo Attorney-General and Crusoe Osagie. Belgore, in granting…

INEC appoints date for all pending by-elections…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has fixed Oct. 31 for the conduct of the 12 pending constituencies by-elections in the country. The commission disclosed this in a statement by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in Abuja on Tuesday. He said that the commission would…

Why Fani-Kayode, others threatened to quit PDP…

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has threatened to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside many others if the party further humiliates Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade. He disclosed that the party was planning to remove Ayade as leader of the party in the state, noting that such would amount to undermining and…

Adjust Election Timetable for Edo, Ondo polls – IPAC tells...

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has called on INEC to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties. The coalition in a statement by its Chairman, Media Committee, Chukwudi Ezeobika, said the adjustment was necessary following the unanimous…

9,000 Access Bank customers rewarded for digital platforms transactions…

Access Bank Plc says over 9,000 customers have been rewarded for saving and transacting on the bank’s digital platforms in the DiamondXtra campaign tagged, XtraWins. Mrs Adaeze Umeh, Head, Consumer Banking of the bank disclosed in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. Umeh said that it…