Monthly Archives: September 2018

Osun: Oshiomhole Reveals APC’s Agreement With Omisore

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has explained the agreement of the party with the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore. Oshiomhole, who gave the explanation at a press conference in Abuja on Friday, said that there would not be automatic ticket for Omisore. Responding to ...

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Lagos APC Gov Primary: Hamzat Steps Down For Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s Fate Uncertain

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Dr. Femi Hamzat, has withdrawn from the race. The Punch reported that Hamzat, who spoke during a press conference in Lagos on Saturday, said he took the decision to support the ambition of another aspirant, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He also directed his supporters to cast their votes ...

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Mama Taraba Resigns As Minister, Quits APC

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, also known as Mama Taraba, has resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet and from the ruling All Progressives Congress. Alhassan hinged her resignation on her disqualification in the screening for the 2019 Taraba state governorship contest by the APC National Working Committee. She said she was axed without any viable ...

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Facebook, WhatsApp, Others Cripple Reading Culture Among Students 

… as Obiano makes case for Igbo literature Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has observed that the advent of social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and a host of others have challenged reading culture among students as they are more engrossed in the aforestated social media platforms lavishing material time. The governor made the observation ...

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APC: Oshiomhole To Inaugurate National Convention Committee On Saturday

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, will inaugurate a 21-member National Convention Committee headed by the Oyo State Governor,  Abiola Ajimobi, on Saturday at the Party’s National Secretariat in Abuja by 12 noon. A statement by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, indicated that the yet-to-be inaugurated committee has Kashim Shettima as Vice ...

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Facebook Hacked As Up To 90m Accounts Are Vulnerable

Facebook has revealed that as many as 90 million accounts may have been hacked, due to a ‘security issue.’ The issue was discovered on Tuesday, and has since been resolved – but Facebook admits that it doesn’t know if users’ details are safe. Guy Rosen, VP of Product Management at Facebook, said: We’re taking this incredibly seriously and wanted to let everyone know ...

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Photo: Ambode, Other Faithful At APC Presidential Primary In Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and his wife, Bolanle, were among the All Progressives Congress (APC) faithful who converged at Epe, Lagos to affirm their votes for President Muhammadu Buhari at the APC Presidential primary held on Friday, September 28, 2018. others were the APC Chairman in Epe, Mr. Kehinde Adeniyi; Chairman, Epe Local Government, Hon. Adedoyin Adesanya and some other ...

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Flood Displaces 11,000 Persons In Anambra 

… 4 local governments submerged  Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said that four local government areas are currently being submerged by flood. The local government areas include Anambra-east, Anambra-west, Ayamelum and Ogbaru. Executive Secretary of the Anambra State Emergency Management Agency Chief Paul Odenigbo disclosed this to our correspondent at the SEMA complex Awka ...

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We’ve Practised Inclusive Governance In Last Three Years – Ambode

…Congratulates Ikoyi Club At 80 Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening said conscious efforts had been made in the last three and half years by his administration to practise inclusive governance in which no sector or section is left behind in developmental and transformational strides. Speaking at the 80th anniversary lecture of Ikoyi Club 1938, the Governor ...

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Two Air Force Planes Crash In Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed that two of its aircraft crashed in Abuja on Friday. The accident happened when the aircraft were carrying out their daily rehearsal ahead of their display during Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary on Oct. 1. Spokesman of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said that no life was lost. The accident, according to ...

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