Monthly Archives: July 2018

I Want To Replicate Obiano’s Achievements In Aguata 1 Constituency, Says Ezeno 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Engr. Godwin Onyeanusi Christopher Ezeno has said that he is in politics to do things differently and to replicate Govermor Willie Obiano’s achievements in Aguata 1 state  constituency. He said if given the mandate of his people to represent them at the Anambra State House of Assembly in 2019, he woud provide an unprecedented representation at the ...

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Amaechi Never Said Oshiomhole Is Bad Luck To APC – Keyamo

President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation has denied a news item purporting that the Director-General of Buhari Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, disparaged the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to the effect that he is “bad luck” to the Party. A statement by the Spokesman of the organisation, Festus Keyamo, indicated that the news item “is a ...

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Senator Dino Melaye Abducted

Senator Dino Melaye has reportedly been abducted by unknown persons while on his way to Kogi State for a court hearing. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce raised the alarm on his Twitter handle on Thursday. Murray-Bruce revealed that Melaye’s brother, Moses Melaye informed him of the abduction. He wrote; “I have just been informed by Moses Melaye, @dino_melaye’s brother, that Dino has been ...

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75 Nigerian Football Fans Vanish In Russia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian Football fans vanished in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup . The ministry’s spokesperson, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that the fans absconded in spite of government’s efforts to repatriate them. Fatile said that 230 stranded Nigerian football ...

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Man Kills Mother In Anambra Over Breakfast

A man whose name could not be ascertained as of press time on Wednesday allegedly killed his mother over disagreement on choice of food for breakfast, The Punch reported. A family member, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told PUNCH Metro that while the mother was preparing yam porridge for breakfast, his son said he preferred noodles. He said, “An argument ensued ...

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Red Card For Saraki, Dogara: Leave APC Or Be Expelled

A founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the party’s deputy publicity secretary have offered a friendly advice to both Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara: to quit APC  without delay or  be expelled. Abu Ibrahim who is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs and an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and APC Deputy ...

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Defections: Buhari Meets APC Senators

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet this evening with senators elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting comes on the heels of defections which hit the APC caucus in the two chambers of the National Assembly. The meeting is scheduled for the First Lady Conference Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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FG Must Revive Ports In Other States, Oil Pipelines To Save Lagos From Gridlock – Ambode

…approves employment of 1000 teachers Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday tasked the Federal Government to do everything within its powers to revive existing Ports in other States of the federation so as to bring about permanent solution to the perennial traffic congestion in Apapa axis of the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Third Quarter Town ...

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International Airport Ready End Of August, Bayelsa Govt Insists

The Bayelsa State Government insisted yesterday that its multi-billion naira international cargo airport will be ready by the end of August this year, but noted that the date of its inauguration will be determined by President Muhammadu Buhari, who is expected to officially declare the facility open. Commissioner of Works in the state, Mr Lawrence Erujakpor, told journalists during an ...

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APC To Gov Ortom: Your Defection To PDP Somewhat Surprising

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the defection of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ioraer Ortom, from the Party, describing it as “somewhat surprising.” In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, “The Party recalls efforts made by the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to address some of the grievances raised by the Benue ...

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