Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tinubu Meets Buhari, Opposes Call For Oshiomhole’s Removal 

A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has faulted the calls by some party chiefs including state governors for the removal of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. The Punch reports that Tinubu spoke with State House correspondents shortly after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said his meeting ...

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Shocking: Donald Duke Earns Monthly Income Of N156k

Donald Duke, presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party and former governor of Cross Rivers State has got tongues wagging after he claimed he earns an average of N156 thousand in a month since 2015, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. The presidential candidate, who promises to improve tax collection and compliance by deploying up-to-date technology if elected president, pays ...

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Gaming Operators Owe Anambra Govt Over N500 Million

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Internal Revenue Service says that gaming operators owe the state government over N500 million that accrued from the non-payment of gaming permit. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the state revenue service Dr. David Nzekwu disclosed this at a post-enforcement briefing at the Revenue House Awka on Wednesday. Nzekwu noted that the agency embarked ...

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Army Finds Body Of Missing General Alkali

The body of the missing Army General, Retired Major General Idris Alkali has been found, reports Channels Television. The remains of the retired officer were discovered in Guchwet in Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau State. The leader of the operation search and rescue, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, says a parade will be held for the retired officer.

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Ember Months: FRSC Cautions On Use Of Second Hand Tyres 

… harps on safety of school buses Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has cautioned fleet operators and road users in Anambra to avoid using expired tyres popularly known as ‘Tokunbo’ tyres in local parlance. Sector commander of the commission in Anambra state Mr. Sunday Michael Ajayi gave the caution at the command headquarters Awka during its ...

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Interior Roads In Awka Are Not Passable, Social Amenities Non-Existent — Nweke, APC Rep Aspirant 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Maritime expert and business tycoon Chief Emmanuel Nweke has outlined some of the very remote reasons why he is currently seeking to represent the people of Awka-North and South at the national assembly, if elected in 2019. Nweke who apparently expressed his discontentment over the level of infrastructural decay in Awka-North and South local government areas, said ...

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Atiku Slams FG For Plans To Sell Public Assets To Fund 2019 Budget, Says It’s Fiscally Irresponsible 

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has decried an alleged policy statement by the Muhammadu Buhari administration evincing a plan to sell national assets to fund the 2019 budget. In a statement on Wednesday, the organisation said it’s first response would be that this action by the Buhari government had the effect of ridiculing their principal. It added, “It will be ...

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Adeleke Arraigned For Exam Malpractices

The police on Wednesday arraigned the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and four others, on charges of examination malpractices. The defendants were arraigned before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, where they all pleaded not guilty to the four counts preferred against them. The ...

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