Monthly Archives: August 2018

Cult Clash Claims Four Lives In Bayelsa

Renewed supremacy battle between two cult groups has claimed four lives in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. It was gathered that one of the cult groups at the weekend mowed down one of the victims identified as God-do-well, from Delta State. The victim, aged 34, was reportedly attacked with machetes  and left in the pool of his blood by a rival gang at ...

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ITTF Challenge: Ambode Pledges Bigger Tournament In 2019

…as Quadri emerges first Nigerian to win championship Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday expressed excitement over the emergence of first Nigerian to win the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Seamaster Challenge, assuring that the State Government would support the tournament in a bigger edition in 2019. Speaking to journalists after watching the finals of the tournament tagged ...

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Senator Akpabio: APC Tackles R-APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as borrowed and scripted tactics the call by the reformed APC to declare Senator Godswill Akpabio’s seat vacant. In a statement signed by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC said, “We normally do not respond to the so-called, ‘Reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC)’ because it is neither a duly-registered political ...

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We’ll Amend Constitution To Make Buhari Life President, Says APC Senatorial Candidate

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election, Lawal-Yahaya Gumau, says if elected into the Senate, he will work towards the amendment of the Constitution to make President Muhammadu Buhari president for life. Gumau, who is currently the member representing Toro Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and in his eighth year, said ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Gets 2m Euro Tax Rebate In Spain

Spanish authorities have reduced by two million euros the tax liabilities of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the El Mundo daily has reported. According to El Mundo, which had access to documents of the settlement, tax authorities realised he paid two million euros too much last year for image rights he sold in 2014. That means he only has to pay 16.7 ...

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APC Senators Will Sack You, Oshiomhole Dares Saraki

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, said Senator Bukola Saraki’s era as Senate President is over as he must be impeached by majority senators from the All Progressives Congress, in accordance with the constitution. The Senate is due to reconvene next Tuesday, with APC laying claim to 53 Senators and PDP 48. The APC majority may ...

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Gov Abubakar, APC Wrap Up Campaign For Senatorial By-Election

Governor M. A. Abubakar of Bauchi State Friday led major All Progressives Congress (APC) Party stakeholders to canvass for the party’s candidate at the forthcoming Bauchi South Senatorial By-election. In a mega rally held at Wunti today, the Governor asked the electorate to support Hon. Lawal Yahya Gumau, the APC standard bearer at the polls. Flanked by top politicians from ...

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Leaked Police Report Shows Why Daura Ordered DSS Invasion Of NASS

A leaked report of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on the reckless and unauthorised blockade of the National Assembly on Tuesday by masked DSS operatives has buttressed suspicions that it was ordered by the sacked Lawal Daura at the behest of some ‘powerful politicians’. The IGP said the blockade was done with the intent to “incite and weep up ...

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Benue Gov Race: Former NTA Newscaster To Battle Ortom

Dr Sam Abah, a former newscaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), on Friday joined the race for the Benue governorship seat in the 2019 general elections. Abah, who also worked with the Adamawa State Radio Corporation, is seeking the seat on the platform of the United Progressives Party (UPP). Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after declaring ...

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Fifth Columnists In Our Recent History

By Babafemi Ojudu Once upon a time a General took over the reigns of power in Nigeria. He was determined to straighten Nigeria and instill discipline in the hope that in no long time Nigeria will be counted among the developed nations of the world. He introduced economic nationalism, frowned upon corruption, and said loud and clear that trafficking in ...

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