Monthly Archives: July 2018

Obasanjo Undergoes Medical Check-Up In Bayelsa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has rated the medical facilities in Bayelsa State high as he underwent his medical checkups in the state on Monday and Tuesday. The former President was in the state in fulfilment of his promises in February this year when he inaugurated the state Diagnostic Centre that he would be visiting the state for his medical checkups. ...

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Lagos Begins Campaign Against Sexual Harassment In Work Places

The Lagos State Government under the aegis of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has commenced its “Lagos Says No to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”, in its effort to proactively address sexual harassment in the workplace. Coordinator of DSVRT, Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi in a statement on Tuesday, said that staff members of some multinational companies ...

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Saraki, Gov Ahmed Announce Exit From APC

Senate president Bukola Saraki finally bowed out of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday, after weeks of speculations and expectations. “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC),” Saraki said on his Twitter feed. Abdulfattah Ahmed, Governor of Kwara State and Saraki’s protege also declared his ...

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Lagos Denies Plans To Place Religious Leaders On Salary

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday debunked viral report on the social media suggesting that it was planning to commence paying salary to religious leaders in the State, saying the claim was totally untrue and misleading.  Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr. Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, who made the clarification while speaking on a television programme monitored in Lagos, said there was no ...

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Fire At Ecobank Headquarters

A fire outbreak has occurred at Ecobank headquarters on Victoria Island, Lagos on Tuesday. An eyewitness said the fire started when a diesel tanker exploded near their generator. The bank said on its Twitter handle that the situation was under control.

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You Can’t Sack Us, Kwara APC Tells Oshiomhole

The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has dismissed the purported dissolution of the party at the ward, local government and state levels in the State by the Adams Oshiomole-led National Working Committee. In a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Sulyma Buhari, the party described the action as not only unlawful but also null and void. It was in ...

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Outrage Over 8 Lawmakers’ Attempt To Impeach Gov Ortom

The drumbeat of impeachment reverberated through the nation’s political landscape, yesterday, heightening anxiety in the already tensed and fragile polity. While eight of the 30-member lawmakers of the Benue State House of Assembly served Governor Samuel Ortom, who recently defected from the the All Progressives Congress (APC), a Notice of Impeachment, Imo and Kano states lawmakers gave deputy governor, Prince ...

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Okorocha Nominates HoS To Replace Impeached Deputy Governor

Members of the Imo State House of Assembly on Monday evening removed the Deputy Governor of the state, Eze Madumere, from office for alleged misconduct. Madumere’s removal by the lawmakers came few hours after an Imo State High Court in Owerri, the state capital, gave an order, halting further steps in the impeachment proceedings against the deputy governor. The embattled ...

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Kukah Decries Mindless Killings In Nigeria

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr  Matthew Hassan Kukah,  has decried how lives are been aimlessly and mindlessly wasted in Nigeria by enemies of the nation. Speaking when he led other members of the Catholic Church to Gandi town where he donated relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons from Tabanni village in the Rabah LG area,  Kukah called ...

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EFCC Accuses Governor Ortom Of N22bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has linked Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to an alleged fraud to the tune of N22bn. This is just as the EFCC revealed that 21 members of the Benue State House of Assembly are under investigation for allegedly diverting N375m meant for the procurement of vehicles that would be used for oversight functions. ...

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